Christopher Flynn: Inside the CORE of the Oakland A’s – Work in Sports Podcast e125

Most professional sports teams have sales academies where they train their entry level sales staff. The Oakland A’s have gone way beyond the traditional sales training, creating a Sports Business Development Academy they call The CORE. Christopher Flynn, sales manager for the CORE, joins the podcast to share more about this unique program   Hi everybody, […]

Should I Focus on Just One Sport for My Career? Work in Sports Podcast e124

Does it make sense to focus on one sport and become an “expert” or to branch out and work in any sport? That is today’s question that we’re tackling on the Work in Sports podcast Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for and this is the Work in Sports podcast. It’s Monday, […]

Dr. Cara Wright: Running the Business Operation of a Sports Team – Work in Sports Podcast e123

Dr. Cara Wright, the Director of Business Operations for the LA Clippers G-League team, joins the show and discusses everything from buying a bus, to the changing roles for women in sports. Dig into this episode! Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for and this is the Work in Sports podcast. I […]

Time Management for the Sports Industry – Work in Sports Podcast e122

We all struggle with managing our to do list and prioritizing our day. In this episode Brian shares some tips to make life more efficient! Isn’t that the goal?! Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for and this is the Work in Sports podcast. I just got back from Phoenix we had […]

Jennifer Keene: Strategic Marketing for Professional Athletes – Work in Sports Podcast e121

Ever wonder what it would be like to create the marketing plans for professional athletes and help develop connections to build their brand? Wonder no more, Jennifer Keene Octagon, VP of Athlete and Property Marketing joins the show.   Questions for Jennifer Keene, VP of Athlete and Property Marketing at Octagon: Listen to the podcast […]

The Reality of “Embracing the Grind” and Standing Out in a Big Crowd – Work in Sports Podcast Episode 120

Many people in the sports industry will tell you that you must embrace the grind (code word: work long hours and always be available) but is that real? Also we dig into a fan question on standing out in a guest relations role with a pro team.  Show notes coming soon….   

Top Advice from our Sports Career Accelerator Event in Atlanta – Work in Sports Podcast e118

Our Atlanta Sports Career Accelerator is in the history books – in this episode of the Work in Sports podcast I’m sharing the top advice from our incredible speakers.   Show notes coming soon!

Jumbo Sports Career QA Session from the University of Florida – Work in Sports Podcast Episode 117

Last week I was invited to speak to a Sports Information Management class at the University of Florida, the class peppered me with questions, great questions, about their sports career. Listen in to what happened. Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for and this is the Work in Sports podcast… We are […]

Emily Jaenson: Forging a Path in Minor League Baseball – WorkinSports podcast e115

Emily Jaenson, General Manager of the Reno Aces, Triple A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks and highest ranking female in Minor League Baseball, joins the podcast! Spoiler: We talk about a lot more than just being a woman in sports, we go deep into her role, accomplishments, traits she looks for in people and the […]

Brilliant Sports Career Advice from Super Agent Leigh Steinberg – Work in Sports Podcast e114

Super agent Leigh Steinberg joins the podcast to talk about leadership, what motivates him, climbing back up the hill after crashing, the patterns of success and a whole lot more. We also discuss his new online course — The Leigh Steinberg Sports Business Certificate – follow the link for more information on this robust course […]