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Leon_Friedrich_Wakeland_HS
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0700.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFrisco, Texas’ Justin Wakeland High School is an amazing success story for young teenagers looking to gain a footing in the sports industry. Program instructor Leon Friedrich describes the program, which utilizes real world internships, guest speakers and an intense amount

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Morse
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0691.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe University of Northern Colorado’s Sports Administration program has turned over its legacy professors which brought the UNC program to the forefront of producing several of the top level sports management instructors in the country. Dr. Alan Morse has now taken

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CCollins
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0497.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Chad Collins has worked on both sides of the sports hiring industry; as a recruiter and as a ticket seller. That is a key component when attempting to diagnose what a franchise executive wants when filling positions. Collins shares his

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PaidToCare
Blog Posts

One of the largest mistakes that any sports executive can make is assuming that they understand the product better than the customer. Sometimes, that’s a deception created by the fact that the executive is “paid to care.” Being paid to care isn’t a crime, but it can dilute exactly in

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SMasterson
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/TaoEp0315.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhile a lot of folks talk about how to break into sports, few have the amount of experience that Steve Masterson has. Masterson has helped place 1,000s of young professionals in the business, through various ventures including GameFace Sports Jobs and

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Blog Posts

Questions 8-10 of the #Sportstao Twitter Chat are found below… Questions 1-7 are found by clicking here. < p> Received this from @Austin_Pavilack – let's discuss Q8 What are the major differences between working in pro & college sports? #sportstao — Troy Kirby (@SportsTao) August 15, 2013 < p> A8: I'll

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Blog Posts

With the amount of questions that are sent to me, I thought it would be good to have a clear understanding of what sports executives think about “breaking” into the sports industry. As the sports industry continues to develop, the goal should be on ways to prevent attrition, how on

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Wednesday
Sportstao Industry Posts

When I was younger, I think I was probably over-aggressive starting out in the industry. That’s the only way that I can sum up how I interacted with others in my field. It wasn’t horrible, but there was some bluntness. I believe this is part of growing up, understanding that

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Wednesday
Sportstao Industry Posts

Each Wednesday, the employment of working in the sports industry will be examined. Not just breaking into the industry, but also staying in as a continual growth plan will be discussed.   I get a lot of e-mails about how to break into the sports industry. This confounds me to

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SMelton
Podcast Episodes

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0014.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSarah Melton has spent over 13 years with the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, rising in the Public Relations Department until becoming the team’s Director in 2004. Melton talks about the ins-outs of the sports industry, especially things such as travel, sleep, social

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