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Sports As A Job

We take you along with us into the journeys of the professionals across the sports industry. From social media managers to executives. They share with us all their experiences and insight into what they do.From the time we are born we are placed in a bubble. It may be a result of where we are born, the people we are around, or the information we are given.Our mission is to pop the bubble and help everyone realize they control their own path. Hosted by Kolby Castillo KolbyTwitter: @kolby_castilloLinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/kolby-castillo-9487bb132 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

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Unpaid Internships, Our Hot Take: Kolby and Olivia

Go sign up for #1 job sports focused job board online and be part of their network.  https://www.jobsinsports.com/ make sure TO LET THEM KNOW YOU HEARD OF THEM FROM THE PODCAST. I want them to know we got industry leaders and future stars in this community! A popular topic among our guests and in the sports industry. Doing a twitter poll we got the feedback that you are interested in hearing Olivia's and Kolby's take on certain topics. The topic we are discussing today is unpaid internships. Are they worth it? What are the future of sports internships?  Take a listen to our own personal experiences and understanding the importance of internships.  Send us your feedback and send us questions on our Social Media Platforms: Twitter @sportsasajob Instagram @sportsasajob Facebook @sportsasajob LinkedIn: Sports As a Job Visit our website www.sportsasajob.com Intro Music credit to ABAPO Music Studios: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwF1OqcNsQEOd0iNu0Yjitg--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

22mins

1 Apr 2020

Rank #1

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D.J. Fluck Electrical Engineer during day, co-runs Stadium Scene TV on his free time

Kolby Castillo has D.J. Fluck co-founder/owner of Stadium Scene TV join the Sports As A Job podcast. He comes on to talk about how Stadium Scene turned from a sport travel blog into the hub for sport content creators to showcase their content. Even you, if you are a sport content creator can be a partner with Stadium Scene TV. We stray off the topic as D.J. shares a story from Bernard Pollard former NFL player who was a guest on his podcast. D.J then gives advice on the process of starting a podcast, blog, or video creator. We dive into the process of trying to build your following and brand. There are options to get into the sport industry, hear about D.J. Fluck's journey. Give Stadium Scene TV a follow on Twitter, FB, Pinterest: @stadiumscene  Instagram: @stadium_scene  Check out the other sport content creators on the Website: https://www.stadiumscene.tv/ D.J. Fluck Twitter: @fluckapalooza Instagram: @fluckapalooza--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

57mins

12 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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First Guest: Stephanie Calhoun - West Virginia University Coordinator for Competitive Sports

We have our first guest on the podcast. One of the most overlooked parts of the sport industry is Campus Recreation and it is a route that could be for you. The guest today is Stephanie Calhoun. She is a Coordinator for Competitive Sports/Campus Recreation at West Virginia University. She is part of a team that supervises 50 plus Club Sports, offers 15 Intramural Sport leagues, and works with many other departments on campus.  Stephanie Calhoun and I talk about working in campus recreation. It is an exciting field and she gives insight into what it is really like. We take a look at trends and the challenges of programming events for college students today. She had an unconventional route to her job today and it is a story that everyone should hear. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

34mins

3 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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Story Telling is the Tool to Change the World, Jenny Fischer

Go sign up for #1 job sports focused job board online and be part of their network.  https://www.jobsinsports.com/ make sure TO LET THEM KNOW YOU HEARD OF THEM FROM THE PODCAST. I want them to know we got industry leaders and future stars in this community! Today's guest is Jenny Fischer, currently a postgraduate intern with the NCAA offices in Championships and Alliances, Digital & Social Media. The intern position last only until the summer of 2020. Jenny has previously worked/interned for the Big East Conference, Fox Sports, and Marquette Athletics. Ultimately, Jenny's experience is telling stories of athletes in different forms of content.  In this episode, Kolby and Olivia discuss with Jenny how her journey has helped build her to the person she is today. Jenny gives tips on what makes a great story and how to make sure the story does justice for the person the story is about. We discuss the reality of Women Sports and how story telling may be the key to making the necessary changes.  Episode Timestamp 2:24 to 7:50 Jenny explains what she currently does and the experiences leading up to the current one.  7:50 to 16:05 We discuss Jenny's motive to tell the stories and the art of storytelling.  17:05 to 21:00 How does Jenny feel that a fan sent a message to her saying she is an inspiration? 21:00 to 25:00 We explain our reasons for wanting to work in sports 25:00 to 30:37 Jenny reverses the role to ask us, "What keeps you in sports?" 30:37 to 36:07 "What is success to you"? 36:07 to 39:45 "If your mother saw what you were doing now, what do you think she would say?"  40:35 to 49:32 We discuss the landscape of Women Sports and how could all of we bring it into the spotlight.  49:32 A month long trip traveling the country to tell the stories of the players and coaches in College Women Basketball. 52:47 Jenny explains her career aspirations and that she is looking for her next opportunity. Jenny Fischer  Twitter: @jennylynnfisch LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennyfischer012 Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @sportsasajob  Intro Music credit to ABAPO Music Studios: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwF1OqcNsQEOd0iNu0Yjitg--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

1hr 1min

15 Mar 2020

Rank #4

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Passion into a Company: Front Office Sports, Adam White the CEO and Founder

This podcast is possible due to the donations of its supporters. Donate here if you believe in what we do: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support In this Sports As a Job podcast episode, Kolby and Olivia is joined by Adam White. Adam White is the founder and CEO of the company Front Office Sports. Front Office Sports has been a fast growing company that covers the sports industry. Adam started this company in 2014 while he was still a college student attending the University of Miami. We dive into his life as the CEO and what that journey was like for him. At a young age he has achieved success but he still has a vision he is working on to turn into a reality. Join us as we dive into his journey and story.  Episode Time Stamp:  1:03 Adam White gives us look into his life as the CEO and Founder of Front Office Sports. How does his day to day compare to when he first started the company as a college student in 2014? 4:42 What has been his motivation to turn Front Office Sports into what it is today? At one point he said it was all about "survival". Lets take a look into the mindset that it takes to do what he did and does.  7:45 Adam answers Olivia's question, "When did you know this was going to be a thing or the turning point for Front Office Sports?" 8:50 @shahobmehr from Twitter submitted his question to ask Adam White what are the mindful and wellness practices he conducts to balance his life.  14:30  Adam started putting out content in the early days interviewing interns of sports company. Most recently they were credited for breaking the news of Peyton Manning being offered a record deal to be an announcer for ESPN Monday Night Football. Adam shares his reflection looking back at what Front Office Sports was and what it is today.  Send us your feedback and send us questions on our Social Media Platforms: Twitter @sportsasajob Instagram @sportsasajob Facebook @sportsasajob  Visit our website www.sportsasajob.com Intro Music credit to ABAPO Music Studios: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwF1OqcNsQEOd0iNu0Yjitg Go sign up for #1 job sports focused job board online and be part of their network.  https://www.jobsinsports.com/ make sure TO LET THEM KNOW YOU HEARD OF THEM FROM THE PODCAST. I want them to know we got industry leaders and future stars in this community! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

20mins

10 Apr 2020

Rank #5

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Director of Athletics at nation's oldest Intercollegiate program: Don Faulstick

Kolby Castillo is joined by Don Faulstick the Director Athletics at Amherst College. Amherst College is the nation's oldest intercollegiate program, it has 27 teams that compete in the NCAA DIII and New England Small College Athletic Conference. He oversees a staff of 29 full-time coaches and 58 assistant coaches and athletic staff.His 23 years of experience in College Athletics are as an assistant football coach, head softball coach, associate athletic director, and now director of athletics. His journey to being a College Athletic Director is nowhere traditional. He has been with Amherst College Athletics for 23 years. It is rare we see an individual stay in an athletic program from the beginning of his career to being the Athletic Director.Don shares his journey to where he is at. He talks about building a winning program and how the college experience of his student-athletes are his priority. If you have any questions please contact me on social media. This podcast is available on Apple, Spotify, Anchor. Share this podcast with others so the value these guests bring do not go to waste. Until next time...the journey continues. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

29mins

18 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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Rebekah Rabun - Director of Administration, Athletics at Texas A&M

Go sign up for #1 job sports focused job board online and be part of their network.  https://www.jobsinsports.com/ make sure TO LET THEM KNOW YOU HEARD OF THEM FROM THE PODCAST. I want them to know we got industry leaders and future stars in this community! On this episode of the Sports As a Job Podcast, Kolby is joined by Rebekah Rabun the Director of Administration for Texas A&M Athletics. Rebekah earned her B.S. in Health Promotions at the University of Georgia. She completed her M.S. in Sport Management at Texas A&M. From 2015-2017 while attending Texas A&M she was a graduate assistant in the Sport Management Department. This included duties as a teaching assistant and event management. She also assisted with Men's Basketball Operations at Texas A&M. Fast forward to August 2019 when she became the Director of Administration for Texas A&M Athletics. In this episode she explains the day to day of her current position and the exciting things that go on. In her words, it is somewhat a position of Athletic Director in training. We discuss how she went from intern to the Director of Administration. Listen to her journey and her story.  If you listened to the episode please leave a review and rating here: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/sports-as-a-job-975877 Intro Music credit to ABAPO Music Studios: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwF1OqcNsQEOd0iNu0Yjitg --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

25mins

3 Feb 2020

Rank #7

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“Secure The Bag”, Timothy Bryson

This podcast is possible due to the donations of its supporters. Donate here if you believe in what we do: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/supportWe are joined by Timothy Bryson from the University of Maryland College Park, who serves as Program Director for Student Athlete Career Development. Timothy’s job is to help students “secure the bag,” whether it be graduate school, post-grad internship, or a full-time job. He oversees the summer internship program called, “The Internship Academy,” employer relations - not only in the DMV, but across the country, the First Year Transition Program as well as their Fellowship Program. Learn how to “secure your bag,” with Timothy Bryson!Episode Timestamps:2:58: Timothy Bryson explains how he found his purpose in the sports industry. Timothy knew he wanted to help students pursue their passion and purpose. 5:56: Timothy talks about attending The Ohio State University to earn his Masters Degree in Higher Education for Student Affairs. Later transitioning to the NCAA postgraduate internship for the Leadership Development unit.7:33: Olivia explains how being a student athlete is a shared experience and asks how being a student athlete has inspired him to do what he does today.9:38: Kolby asks about how Timothy’s program, Maryland-Made Readiness Career Program, was built in order to help student athletes. Timothy talks about his exact role and responsibilities in the program.13:30: Timothy explains what his program has been doing during quarantine to continuously help students - social media etiquette, Zoom calls, etc. 17:30: Timothy talks about his website and how to brand yourself in the sports industry. 24:34: Kolby asks how Timothy would help him figure out his “why” - guiding someone to figure out their passion.27:20: Timothy finishes the podcast expressing who has helped and inspired him on his journey.You can follow Timothy Bryson on Twitter @timothyfbryson, visit his website timothyfbryson.com, and connect with him on LinkedIn.Send us your feedback and send us questions on our Social Media Platforms: Twitter @sportsasajob Instagram @sportsasajob Facebook @sportsasajob LinkedIn: Sports As a JobVisit our website www.sportsasajob.comIntro Music credit to ABAPO Music Studios: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwF1OqcNsQEOd0iNu0YjitgGo sign up for #1 job sports focused job board online and be part of their network. https://www.jobsinsports.com/ make sure TO LET THEM KNOW YOU HEARD OF THEM FROM THE PODCAST. I want them to know we got industry leaders and future stars in this community!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

30mins

10 May 2020

Rank #8

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Kamille Meyer - From Division 1 Women’s Basketball player to College Athletic Administrator

In this episode Kolby Castillo is joined by Kamille Meyer the Assistant Athletic Director/ Senior Women’s Administrator/ Wellness Center Director at the University of Minnesota- Crookston. She was a high school basketball star and eventually that continued on at the University of Iowa Hawkeyes Women Basketball Team. Sometimes you don’t imagine yourself going down a different route but the once aspired coach and/or teacher found herself in the middle of College Athletic Administration. Hear her story of success how she’s become the leader she is today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

32mins

23 Dec 2019

Rank #9

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Plan A or plan B did not work. Here I am now executing plan C

It’s a new year, it means new opportunities. If this past year and decade has taught me anything it’s that life is not sprint it’s a marathon. 2019 has been a huge year for me professionally and personally. My gateway into the sports industry did not happen with my plan A, plan B, but my plan C. New things and lessons happened in 2019. The continue on to 2020. Listen to my reflection of 2019 and the things I will do in 2020. The journey continues... Please leave me a review good or bad. Let’s get after 2020 together --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

19mins

1 Jan 2020

Rank #10

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Lauren Tietjen SVP of Events at Octagon the worlds largest Sport and Entertainment Agency

Kolby Castillo is joined by two guests on Episode 5. The first guest is Lauren Wallace, a marketing student and volleyball player at the University of Minnesota - Crookston. The second guest is the Senior Vice President of Events at the worlds largest sports and entertainment agency called Octagon. Lauren Tietjen shares with us her journey of 16 plus years of experience in the PR, Communications, Events, and Marketing field. In the second part of the episode, Lauren Wallace asks advice and questions to Lauren Tietjen on how to navigate the sport industry. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

33mins

15 Dec 2019

Rank #11

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Olivia Puttin - Future Power 5 Conference School's Sports Information Director

Olivia Puttin joins Kolby Castillo on the Sports As A Job podcast to discuss her journey navigating the sports industry. Olivia Puttin is currently the Gopher Sports Student Contact & Assistant at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Athletic Department. She had internships with 3M - ProLinks Sports, NCAA Tournament Media Operations Team, and the University of Minnesota - Crookston Athletics. She retired early from her collegiate soccer career to chase her dream of working in the sports communication/information field. We discuss the importance of building your network and the value of working for free. Lastly, Olivia shares all the things she has learned through her own experiences doing different sport internships.Please leave a review and rating. Share the episode so that others may learn from the value that Olivia Puttin shared during this episode. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

27mins

8 Jan 2020

Rank #12

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Executive Senior Associate A.D. / Bulldog Tickets and Operations at Mississippi State University, Mike Richey

Go sign up for #1 job sports focused job board online and be part of their network.  https://www.jobsinsports.com/ make sure TO LET THEM KNOW YOU HEARD OF THEM FROM THE PODCAST. I want them to know we got industry leaders and future stars in this community! Today's guest is Mike Richey from Mississippi State University Athletics. His College Athletics Career started in 1995, he now has over twenty years of experience. He joins Kolby and Olivia on the podcast to talk about his journey. He shows us that relationships, hard work, and passion never get old.  Episode Time Stamp 1:47 to 3:38 Mike explains what he does as the Executive Senior Associate A.D. / Bulldog Tickets and Operations 3:38 to 6:07 Mike shares from his 20+ years of experience what has made him successful in Athletic Development and career in general 6:08 to 8:36 Explains how his role has changed and what he does during Football Game Days 8:37 to 13:03 His career timeline from James Madison, to Oklahoma State University, and now Mississippi State Athletics. 13:04 to 18:08 Explains how "taking a shot in the dark" was worth it towards his career and advice on how to make best of your first opportunity 18:10 to 23:13 The origin of his mindset 23:15 to 26:15 Pursuing a Master's Degree and tips on leveraging it 26:16 to 30:40 Was this what he envisioned for himself in 1995? How did he close the gap of where he was to where he wanted to be? 33:21 to 42:47 "Telling your story" to create a Philanthropic Culture 45:30 to 48:55 Tips to balance work and personal life Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @sportsasajob If you listened to the episode please leave a review and rating here: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/sports-as-a-job-975877  Intro Music credit to ABAPO Music Studios: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwF1OqcNsQEOd0iNu0Yjitg --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

55mins

8 Mar 2020

Rank #13

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Think Outside the Box with Dr. Lisa Rubin, Assistant Professor of Student Services in Intercollegiate Athletics

This podcast is possible due to the donations of its supporters. Donate here if you believe in what we do: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support We are joined by Lisa Rubin, from Kansas State University, who serves as the Assistant Professor of Student Services in Intercollegiate Athletics in the College of Education’s Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs. Dr. Lisa Rubin teaches courses in both the Student Affairs and Academic Advising programs. Lisa’s job is to advise and help student-athletes with their career goals. Dr. Rubin is active in N4A: The National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals, serving on the Board of Directors, planning the 2010 national convention, and being recognized by her peers with the Professional Excellence Award in 2019 and the Professional Promise Award in 2009. She was named one of the Top 25 Woman Leaders in Higher Education and Beyond by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education in 2017. Let’s dive in and learn how to think “outside the box” with Lisa Rubin! Episode Timestamps: 2:03: Lisa talks about her education and career at the University of Texas at Austin. She explains how obtaining a degree in Advertising has led her to the field she’s in now. 4:35: Lisa recommends how students can be more involved in finding their career path. She talks about peer mentoring, utilizing campus resources, etc. 6:44: Lisa says to think “outside of the box.” She explains how to navigate yourself throughout different courses offered at universities. 8:32: Kolby asks why Lisa enrolled in the Sports Management masters program at the University of Texas at Austin. 12:55: Lisa talks about her first job as an Assistant Academic Counselor at the University of Nebraska in the Athletics Department. 14:00: Lisa explains the importance of flexibility when job searching and working within the sports industry. 15:08: Lisa expresses the difference between working from a big school at The University of Nebraska to a smaller school - the University of Las Vegas. She talks about the difference in responsibilities at each university. 19:20: Lisa tells us a story about how she was inspired to change the work schedule for new graduate assistant positions. You can follow Lisa Rubin on Twitter @DrLisaRubin and connect with her on LinkedIn. Send us your feedback and send us questions on our Social Media Platforms: Twitter @sportsasajob Instagram @sportsasajob Facebook @sportsasajob LinkedIn: Sports As a Job Visit our website www.sportsasajob.com--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

23mins

15 May 2020

Rank #14

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Our Hot Take on the use of Tik Tok

Go sign up for #1 job sports focused job board online and be part of their network.  https://www.jobsinsports.com/ make sure TO LET THEM KNOW YOU HEARD OF THEM FROM THE PODCAST. I want them to know we got industry leaders and future stars in this community! In this episode Olivia and Kolby discuss the topic of Tik Tok. We know that it has been a talking point for some time now. We are seeing a lot of sport organizations and people gain a lot of attention there. Do we use it? What is organic reach? Is Kolby Tik Tok famous? Find all of that out in this episode.  Feel free to connect with Kolby (Twitter and Instagram @kolby_castillo) or Olivia (Twitter and Instagram: @OliviaPuttin Send us your feedback and send us questions on our Social Media Platforms: Twitter @sportsasajob Instagram @sportsasajob Facebook @sportsasajob LinkedIn: Sports As a Job Visit our website www.sportsasajob.com Intro Music credit to ABAPO Music Studios: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwF1OqcNsQEOd0iNu0Yjitg--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

30mins

8 Apr 2020

Rank #15

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Path to being part of the FIFA World Cup 2026, Max Simpson

On this episode Kolby and Olivia is joined by guest Max Simpson. Max is currently a Corporate Partnerships Account Manager with the Reno Aces & 1868 FC. Along with that he was a former contributor to Front Office Sports. Currently, he is a contributor to Sponsorship Space. In this episode we discuss Max’s journey from intern with the Arizona Diamond Backs to now working full-time with the Reno organizations. Max is an avid soccer fan so of course we talk about his love for the sport and the landscape of the sport in the U.S.Podcast Time Description 3:55 to 7:40, We discuss his current job working for two sport organizations at the same time. 8:00  to 17:15, The landscape of Soccer in the U.S.  17:15 to 21:00, Discuss his goal of being part of the FIFA World Cup 2026 in any capacity 21:00 to 25:00, Max shares his favorite memory of how the game of Soccer unites people 25:00 to 31:00, Took a look at his experience as an intern in Baseball 31:00 to 40:20, The importance of internships. Are they worth it and why are they important? 40:20 to 46:24, Shout out to the field/grounds crew of the Reno Aces and 1868 FC. Shares how to be part of their internship 46:24 to 49:50, Max shares people who has positively impact his life. Join us every Thursday 9 PM ET, 8 PM CT for the #sportsasajob chat. We discuss topics and ask questions based on that week's episode. This chat will give everyone another opportunity to network and have critical conversations. You do not have to listen to the episode to know what is going on. It would give you better insight into why we are discussing certain topics and asking certain questions. I look forward to chatting and meeting you. f you listened to the episode please leave a review and rating here: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/sports-as-a-job-975877Intro Music credit to ABAPO Music Studios: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwF1OqcNsQEOd0iNu0Yjitg--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

49mins

1 Mar 2020

Rank #16

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From Shy Kid to Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Fan Engagement, Scott Peace

Go sign up for #1 job sports focused job board online and be part of their network.  https://www.jobsinsports.com/ make sure TO LET THEM KNOW YOU HEARD OF THEM FROM THE PODCAST. I want them to know we got industry leaders and future stars in this community! For the first time, Sports As a Job Podcast is co-hosted by Olivia Puttin and Kolby Castillo.  On this episode, Scott Peace joins us on the podcast. Scott is the current Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Fan Engagement at the University of Evansville Athletics. In 2014 he joined the University of Evansville Athletics staff as the Director of Ticketing Services and Athletic Event Operations. In 2016, he was elevated to Assistant Athletic Director for Ticket Operations. Then in June 2018, he was elevated to his current position.  We take a look at his journey from being a fan of Louisville Athletics to now working in College Athletics. How did he go from intern at the University of Louisville Athletics Department, to University of South Florida Athletics, and to his current spot at the University of Evansville Athletics? His journey provides the lessons you can use to get your next opportunity. Evansville's Men Basketball team upset University of Kentucky (Ranked at #10 at the time). We take a look at how that impacted his job and the excitement surrounding that.  If you listened to the episode please leave a review and rating here: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/sports-as-a-job-975877  Intro Music credit to ABAPO Music Studios: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwF1OqcNsQEOd0iNu0Yjitg--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

37mins

23 Feb 2020

Rank #17

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Patrick Murphy, Sports Information Assistant at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Athletics

Kolby Castillo is joined on the podcast by Patrick Murphy. Patrick is currently the Sports Information Assistant at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Athletics. Patrick is a graduate from Missouri S&T. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Management Systems with minors in Marketing, History and Entrepreneurship. Also, recently earned a Master of Science degree in Information Science and Technology from Missouri S&T too. Patrick Murphy has a story of perseverance, persistence, and commitment to his goals. Not making the baseball team in College led him to discovering the sports industry. At one time he was planning to be an engineer and now works in sports. He currently is looking for his next opportunity. Listen to his story and Journey!If you listened to the episode please leave a review and rating here: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/sports-as-a-job-975877 Intro Music credit to ABAPO Music Studios: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwF1OqcNsQEOd0iNu0Yjitg--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

34mins

16 Feb 2020

Rank #18

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The Secret to Social Media: Human Connection, Ryan Boswell the Assistant Director - Digital Media at Utah Valley University Athletics

Go sign up for #1 job sports focused job board online and be part of their network.  https://www.jobsinsports.com/ make sure TO LET THEM KNOW YOU HEARD OF THEM FROM THE PODCAST. I want them to know we got industry leaders and future stars in this community! Ryan Boswell joins Kolby and Olivia on the Sports As a Job Podcast. Ryan is currently the Assistant Director of Digital Media at Utah Valley University Athletics. When we named the podcast "Journey of the working sports professional" Ryan's journey to where he is today is what we wanted to talk about. From passion of sports to being an intern and now where he is today has been a journey.   Episode Time Stamp: 1:40 - We start off the episode with talking about his first experiences managing social media with the band The Killers. 4:50 - Ryan shares with us how as a freshman in college he was an Athletic Photography Intern for less than a month but got the chance to take photos for College Game Day on the stage.  9:25 - He left for a missionary trip in 2017 for two years and returned in 2019. Ryan only used Facebook during that time. He is currently the Assistant Director of Digital Media, How did he get back into the groove?  12:10 - Ryan explains his current position and the key to building a work atmosphere where everyone is able to thrive.  23:15 - We do a round table challenge where Co-Host Olivia and special guest Ryan are given 30 seconds to explain their thoughts on certain social media platforms. Thank you for joining us on the Sports As a Job Podcast, we appreciate your time. We are all on our own individual journeys but you are not alone.  Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @sportsasajob   Intro Music credit to ABAPO Music Studios: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwF1OqcNsQEOd0iNu0Yjitg --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

29mins

22 Mar 2020

Rank #19

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The Start of a New Era

At one point, the Sports As a Job Podcast was just hosted by Kolby Castillo. We have added another host. It adds another perspective, another network of people, and more help to network for you. We introduce the new co-host and tell you what to expect from the both of us.2020 for us is about networking and connecting. We are on the mission to connect you with other people but also opportunity.With "The Start of a New Era" we look forward to more guests and more stories. We have added a video component which we will upload the video interviews to our YouTube channel. We are all on our own individual journeys but you are not alone!Please leave a rating, review, and subscribe to the Podcast. Follow us on twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram. If you listened to the episode please leave a review and rating here: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/sports-as-a-job-975877Intro Music credit to ABAPO Music Studios: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwF1OqcNsQEOd0iNu0Yjitg--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

7mins

19 Feb 2020

Rank #20