Corey is a former NHL goalie, host of Blindsided (a Players Tribune podcast), & author. He also has OCD + advocates for mental health, especially in sports.
Tag Archives: athlete mental health
EP 140 – Focusing on what you can control: the reality of college sports & pro baseball w/ Brett Lorin
Brett Lorin (former pro baseball player) had his sights set on the major leagues – but after 7 years in the minors, the call never came. In this episode he shares the value of growing up as a multi-sport athlete, having the self-belief to take ownership and make a change while playing college sports, what it’s really like playing in the minor leagues, and his experience not making it to the majors and deciding to hang up the cleats and pursue other experiences in life.
April Zilg is a professional paddle boarder, whose journey went from living an unhealthy lifestyle to pursuing professional sport. In this episode April talks about being patient in your pursuit of success and not expecting overnight results, how to build a strong aerobic foundation – including her experience with aerobic deficiency syndrome, and the importance of journalling. We also speak on planning a family as a female athlete, pursuing passion over money, and much more.
EP 134 – Finding happiness, cultivating self-love, and making friends after sports w/ Cory Camp
Cory Camp is a former D1 swimmer, and the founder of Forever Athlete. In this episode we talked about going ALL IN with sharing your story, mindful content creation and social media use, how to make friends as an adult / in life after sports, his experience being single for 5 years, learning to love himself, and his #1 secret to happiness.
Reina Iizuka is the first woman to play Canadian University football. In this episode we talk about growing up playing with the boys, her recruiting and college experience, being a woman in sports, her ACL recovery, transition to pro rugby, nutrition and more!
In this episode we talk about how athletes can reprocess trauma to heal and train their nervous system for improved mental health and performance
In this episode Nat shares her experience with fear as a former winter sport / action sport athlete, how we can lean into fear, how trauma can cause fear and how we can better bounce back from experiences when our fears become reality, the relationship between fear and flow for high performance (sport and life), and how to push your comfort zone without too high a level of fear.
Natalie discusses what she would have done differently when she first started dealing with mental health issues as a teenager competing around the world in snowboarding.
We dive into Reagan’s path to pro hockey, what it’s like playing overseas, how she deals with her mental health, the future of women’s hockey & women’s sports, and much more!
Reid Meyer is a former D1 athlete and founder of Athletes To Athletes, a college athlete recruiting consultancy. In this episode we peel back the curtains on college sports and the stressors high school and college athletes face in the process.