Tag Archives: athlete podcast

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. 

Justin Su’a is a mental performance coach for the Tampa Bay Rays (MLB). He is an author, hosts 2 incredible podcasts (including a new one with Sports Illustrated), and posts daily mindset tips on Twitter and Instagram.

Dre Baldwin is owner of Work On Your Game Inc. A 9-year professional basketball player, Dre teaches productivity through Mental Toughness, Confidence and Discipline to athletes, entrepreneurs and business professionals.

Jay Thooft is a mental performance coach that has worked with all levels of athletes from youth age to Olympics, as well as those looking to perform their best in all areas of life, or support others (ie parents & coaches).

In this podcast we have my friend Jenna Blasman, snowboarding and 2014 Winter Olympian for Team Canada in the sport of Slopestyle snowboarding! Interestingly, our story took similar paths when it came to injury and mental health, however mine occurred from NOT making the Olympic Games in 2014, and hers from MAKING IT to those very same Olympics.

Saana Koljonen is a former Finnish national team volleyball athlete, coach, and high performance behaviour consultant.

In this episode featuring Natalie Allport, we talk about her some of her best tips to manage your mental health. We dive into her transition into entrepreneurship. And lastly, we discuss best social media practices, dealing with trolls online and leveraging stress.