Before Bruce Djite finished up in his role as Director of Football, we caught up with him in his last week at Adelaide United HQ to talk exclusively about his time leading the Football Department. See the feed for a bonus episode with Bruce at the beginning of his role covering his first few months in the job, as well as his career as a player.
Before you listen to Bruce talk about his time in the role of Director of Football, go back to the beginning to hear what he had to say in the first three months of his then new role, while also recapping a successful playing career.
Bruce Djite on what the new TV deal means for both the men and women competitions in Australia and John Aloisi let's slip which A-League team he is backing to take out the Championship!
Triple M's Real Football Show
Bruce Djite joins the team to delve into what the new TV deal means for both the men and women competitions in Australia and if Adelaide United will move any of their home finals to Adelaide Oval. Plus John Aloisi let's slip which A-League team he is backing to take out the Championship See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Bruce Djite: "Real Life Experience” #23 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
Bruce Djite is the youngest Football Director in the country operating Adelaide United at the age of 34. He is also a former team mate of mine dating back 10 years which is crazy. Bruce without doubt was one of the smartest and most knowledgeable people that I ever played with and who actually opened my eyes up to the extensive network you could have whilst being a professional athlete. An incredibly insightful conversation which covers the A-League, Life balance and a whole lot of laughter. Hope you enjoy and don't forget to hit that subscribe button!!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Bruce Djite - Passion and Commitment to the game of Football
The High Performance Project - Talking Sports Technology, Sports Science, Elite Sport & More
Bruce Djite joins the Lumin Sports High Performance Project to chat about his career as a professional footballer, life as a youngster growing up in America and the Ivory Coast before moving to Australia. Bruce was always focused on his dream to play top tier football and his drive to experience football culture all over the world.Bruce played close to 300 games at international level including close to 30 caps for the Socceroos, before retiring where he is now the Director of Football at the Adelaide United Football Club. Bruce is a passionate South Australian and has played a pivotal part in the development of Football both on and off field in the state. In this episode we spoke through the cultural vision for the Adelaide United Football Club and the preparations as the club goes through a growth phase before the 2023 Women's World Cup and a redevelopment at Hindmarsh Stadium the home of South Australian Football.An episode filled with plenty of high performance takeaways from both an athlete and business leadership perspective, some key insights for anyone interested in football, leadership and business.
#20 - Bruce Djite, Director of Football at Adelaide United, on Leading a Professional Football Club with Courage, Candour and Clarity
Creating Synergy Podcast
Bruce Djite is currently the director of Football at Adelaide United, a club where he as a player, won all domestic trophies with Adelaide United, including the Premiership and Championship double in 2016 and tops the list as Adelaide United’s record goal-scorer. Bruce has also represented Australia as a Socceroo and has played football all around the world for clubs in several countries including, Turkey, China, South Korea and Indonesia. Bruce spent over 4 years on the Executive and Governance committee of Professional Footballers Australia (the PFA), which is the Australian Players’ Union that represents all Australian professional footballers, including the Socceroos and Matildas. He is currently a board member of Women Onside, whose goal is to increase opportunities for women’s football and women in football. Bruce is also an Ambassador All Together Now, Australia's only national charity with the sole focus of erasing racism, and the Little Heroes Foundation, a South Australian charity that supports seriously ill children and their families ad various others. As a businessman, Bruce stems from an accounting background working for a firm named PKF Adelaide and Fox Sports Australia before returning to his beloved Reds in 2019 as Adelaide United's Director of Football. In today's episode, Bruce spoke about his journey, and how he ended up leading a professional sports club through a pandemic. He also delves into leadership, feedback, self-awareness and the importance of having the right people in the team. Bruce shared his views on the black lives matter movement, and how he manages his work, family and life through his hectic schedule and his interesting for finance. Where to find Bruce Djite: Bruces's LinkedIn Bruce's TwitterBruce's Instagram Books mentioned in this episode: Books By Jocko Willink Episode notes:All together now - Website All together now APP – Everyday RacismLittle Heroes Foundation Women Onside Join the conversation on Synergy IQ LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram (@synergyiq) and please support other leaders by liking, subscribing and sharing this podcast. Access SynergyIQ Website to get to know more about us. Say hello to our host Daniel on LinkedIn.
A-League restart (?!), player movements, ACL in Qatar, Guest: Bruce Djite
Shim, Spider & so much Moore...
In today's episode, we speculate as to when the A-League might resume... and when we might hear something about both the men's and women's national competitions!There are plenty of comings and goings involving Aussie players, which special guest Bruce Djite, Director of Football at Adelaide United, might be able to help with!Arnie's taken a shot at the youth development system (and he's got a point!), while as always, we head overseas to Europe and the UK, where Moorey and Spider are now based.Thank you, as always, for your support. And the best way to help us continue doing the show is to tell a friend. CHEERS! Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/shim-spider-and-so-much-moore. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/shim-spider-and-so-much-moore. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Adelaide United's very own, Bruce Djite join the boys in the studio for this action packed episode as they cover all the latest action from across the grounds. NOTE: The first 20 minutes of this podcast delves into the inner workings of United and also Bruce's career overseas, giving listeners some fascinating insights into all that goes in professional football. A must listen!