Late 90s all-star sprinter Gary Overton made his mark at Sacramento City Junior College and later at UC Davis. Gary shares his journey from track and field to becoming a successful project manager at one of the largest construction companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. We talk about the importance of staying focused and share tips on how networking can create opportunities after sports.

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00:24:59 4/30/2020

Past Episodes

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I had the honor to interview the great James Williams from Eastern Oregon University. The All-Conference Nose Tackle and Defensive MVP. We talked about his mental health journey from football to being a mentor and a teacher. James Williams went into details from his transition from a successful football player to a successful business man and family man. The podcast episode is about the elements of achieving the best mental health by focusing on your family and the and raising your kids the right way. 

00:42:02 10/13/2021
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Kelvin Gibbs, a successful track coach for Oakland Pal Track Club and Bishop O'Dowd High School in Oakland, CA. Top notch police officer for the City of Berkeley in Berkeley, CA talks about his superstar career as a college basketball player for Pepperdine University and playing professional basketball overseas. During the conversation Mr. Gibbs talks about how we found his way to law enforcement and coaching. Today, Kelvin Gibbs gives back to the community by protecting it and helping the kids to be best in life. 

00:40:27 8/2/2021
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Curtis Haggins, point-guard-turned-CEO of Catch and Shoot Sports, and President of the Roadrunners Sports Club, talks about beating the odds at Woodside High School and Western Illinois University to become a highly acclaimed coach and executive. We talk about overcoming regrets and winning after sports.

00:49:57 6/9/2021
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Bay Area Track & Field Coach Todd Ross from Emery High School and Oakland Pal Track Club explains his coaching style, shares tips on what coaches expect from their athletes, and talks about what players can do to maintain their mental health after sports. We discuss his passion for community and how he's helping youth find success on and off the field.

00:31:43 2/27/2021
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Former wide-receiver Jayshawn Gates shares his transition from playing college football at Montana State University to attaining a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from San Jose State University. He talks about the challenges of playing college football and how education contributed to his success.

00:11:07 7/27/2020
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Kamal Greene made his mark as a wide receiver for Washington State University before finishing his career with Brigham Young University. He talks about earning his Master's degree after football and developing his popular communications app, Poly Platform.

00:20:44 7/10/2020
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Malik Jackson is a former star running back for Utah State University, who transitioned to law enforcement with the City of Pittsburgh Police Department. He talks about the importance of education, never giving up and planning for life after sports.

00:16:53 5/29/2020
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00:00:49 5/19/2020
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Andre Guzman rebounded from a career-ending football injury to become a top tech executive at Facebook. He talks about his road to Silicon Valley and how he's sharing his love for the game as a youth mentor in East Palo Alto.

00:32:13 5/13/2020
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Lauryn Jordan Seales, athletic director of Delta College in Stockton, Calif., talks about her career as a triathlon champion at the University of Oregon and how she found her way to coaching. Today, Lauryn gives back to her community by helping junior college students secure scholarships to four-year universities.

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00:20:05 3/6/2020

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