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The Art and Science of Developing Athletes
Dr. Angel Mason | Athlete Empowerment
In this episode of The Art and Science of Developing Athletes, Dr. Angel Mason, Director of Athletics at Berry College in Rome, Georgia, and founder and CEO of "The Show," takes us on a journey through the world of sports, equity, and the evolving landscape of college athletics.The interview begins with a deep dive into […]
Linda Flanagan | Money and Media in Youth Sports
In this episode of the Art and Science of Developing Athletes, guest host and Chair of the UF Department of Sport Management, George Cunningham, talks with Linda Flanagan, a freelance journalist, researcher, former cross country and track coach, and author of the book "Take Back the Game." Linda shares her lifelong journey as an athlete, […]
Israel Teoldo da Costa | Evolution of Football Tactics
Dr. Israel Teoldo Da Costa, a Brazilian research scientist that focuses primarily on soccer and the development of its athletes, meets with Dr. Michael Sagas at the University of Florida. Sagas and Da Costa focus on Da Costa’s background, his Federal University in Brazil, the opportunities that the University provides for students, as well as […]
Bahati VanPelt | The Journey to Success in Sport Management
Dr. Sagas sits down with Bahati VanPelt, an Athlete Development expert, to discuss meaningful insights of an Athlete Development Specialist. VanPelt highlights different experiences, necessary skills, and expert advice for aspiring specialists. This episode was produced by the Wasdin Speaker Series.
Dr. Keith Harrison | Athlete Development in Various Backgrounds
Dr. Michael Sagas sits down with Dr. Keith Harrison to discuss topics such as Harrison’s “Scholar Baller” work and the impact of DEI on the practitioner world, including coaches, psychologists, counselors, etc. Dr. Harrison also provides advice to improve competencies within the DEI space, the current and future state of DEI in Collegiate and Professional […]
Tony Davis | Financial Advising the Professional Athlete
Dr. Michael Sagas and Tony Davis meet to discuss Davis’ role at MAI Capital Management. Davis, a Certified Financial Planner, highlights the importance of financial literacy and awareness for professional athletes and their families. More about Tony Davis can be found here.
Kevin Carr | Trends in Athlete Development
Dr. Michael Sagas is joined by Kevin Carr, founder and CEO of Pro2CEO. They discuss the progression of financial possibilities surrounding the profitability of Name, Image, and Likeness in non-professional sports as well as the shift in sports medicine after COVID-19. You can read Kevin Carr's biography here.
The Art and Science of Developing Athletes Trailer
Trailer for the segment of Athlete Plus called "The Art and Science of Developing Athletes." Tune in to listen to Dr. Michael Sagas discuss relevant research and experiences within the sports field with professionals from various sport backgrounds.
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