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Off-Field - Sports Stars and Experts Share Sports Marketing, Business, Leadership Insights

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Off-field explores the world of sport outside of the arena with the people that make it happen. Sports stars, dealmakers, brands, administrators and broadcasters share their stories and insights about marketing, endorsements and contracts, as well as leadership learnings, taking you behind the scenes in the business of sport and their careers. Off-Field is hosted and produced by PickStar's Andrew Montesi and James Begley. PickStar is the best place to book sports stars for any event, campaign or engagement you can imagine. Choose from over 1300 stars past and present, PickStar works fast with ANY budget. Visit https://pickstar.com.au. Off-Field is more than just a podcast. We host regular meet-up events and live interviews for people interested in the business of sport and sports marketing. Find out more: Sign up to our mailing list and contact us: http://off-field.co Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OffFieldPodcast

Off-field explores the world of sport outside of the arena with the people that make it happen. Sports stars, dealmakers, brands, administrators and broadcasters share their stories and insights about marketing, endorsements and contracts, as well as leadership learnings, taking you behind the scenes in the business of sport and their careers. Off-Field is hosted and produced by PickStar's Andrew Montesi and James Begley. PickStar is the best place to book sports stars for any event, campaign or engagement you can imagine. Choose from over 1300 stars past and present, PickStar works fast with ANY budget. Visit https://pickstar.com.au. Off-Field is more than just a podcast. We host regular meet-up events and live interviews for people interested in the business of sport and sports marketing. Find out more: Sign up to our mailing list and contact us: http://off-field.co Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OffFieldPodcast

Location:

Australia

Description:

Off-field explores the world of sport outside of the arena with the people that make it happen. Sports stars, dealmakers, brands, administrators and broadcasters share their stories and insights about marketing, endorsements and contracts, as well as leadership learnings, taking you behind the scenes in the business of sport and their careers. Off-Field is hosted and produced by PickStar's Andrew Montesi and James Begley. PickStar is the best place to book sports stars for any event, campaign or engagement you can imagine. Choose from over 1300 stars past and present, PickStar works fast with ANY budget. Visit https://pickstar.com.au. Off-Field is more than just a podcast. We host regular meet-up events and live interviews for people interested in the business of sport and sports marketing. Find out more: Sign up to our mailing list and contact us: http://off-field.co Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OffFieldPodcast

Twitter:

@pickstaraus

Language:

English

Contact:

1300657601


Episodes

72 - Chats with Pav - Chris Anstey on how athletes can impact business leadership

3/4/2021
Chris Anstey’s size 18 feet have been all around the globe. The former first round pick in the 1997 NBA Draft joins Matthew Pavlich on Chats with Pav, reflecting on his athletic upbringing, the behaviours that involve embracing opportunity and being undefeated against Michael Jordan. Nowadays Anstey utilises his experiences to leadership and consultancy roles drawing on the parallels between elite sport and business with regard to personal best, leadership, opportunity, culture and habits...

Duration:00:32:03

71 - Chats with Pav - James Muecke

1/21/2021
2020 Australian of the Year, Dr James Muecke joins AFL Legend, Business Investor and Sports Commentator, Matthew Pavlich, to discuss his work in treating blindness and reducing type 2 diabetes. Dr Muecke, a proud South Australian, spent years working abroad across Africa to reduce the rates of treatable blindness and is now back home in Adelaide. Since becoming the 2020 Australian of the Year, Dr Muecke has been advocating for a 'sugar tax' to reduce the prevalence of type 2 diabetes. A...

Duration:00:39:39

70 - Chats with Pav - Adam Gilchrist on athlete commercial partnerships

11/29/2020
Cricketing legend Adam Gilchrist shares a fascinating insight into the commercial partnerships of an elite athlete. From his first 'deal' as a 12-year-old getting $185 worth of gear from Albion, to major brand ambassador roles over the past 10 years, Gilly explains how these commercial partnerships come together and what he finds important when choosing to work with a brand. There are insights for both athletes and businesses on how to approach the commercial side of sport. The Off-Field...

Duration:00:30:13

69 - Chats with Pav - Heath Black on how he overcame his mental health challenges

11/18/2020
Former Fremantle and St Kilda star Heath Black would sit in a cubicle before each AFL game he played. He'd dry retch because of the severe anxiety a game of football would induce. The mental games going on inside his head made him feel like he'd played a quarter before he walked down the race. Heath shares mental health stories from his playing days with former teammate Matt Pavlich and details how he's learned to live with these challenges. He now shares his stories with others,...

Duration:00:31:44

68 - Chats with Pav - Caroline Buchanan on resilience, planning and maintaining focus

10/13/2020
8-time world champion BMX and mountain bike rider Caroline Buchanan joins AFL legend and PickStar co-founder Matthew Pavlich to talk about Caroline's journey and how she's overcome adversity. Buchanan is currently preparing for the postponed Tokyo Olympics, scheduled to take place in 2021 and is training at home having recovered from a spate of injuries over the past year. Caroline talks about her journey to becoming a professional, including her first world championships at the age of...

Duration:00:26:32

67 - Transition series: Sharni Layton on identity, self-discovery and transformation

3/3/2020
As we continue our mini-series on transition, we talk to one of Australia’s top female sports stars, Sharni Layton who has transformed herself from netball legend to AFLW footballer. Sharni is larger than life in just about every way, an imposing goalkeeper on the court, towering ruck on the field and an infectious, hilarious personality. But with the highs, Sharni has faced plenty of lows. After achieving just about everything in netball - recognised as the best netballer in the world,...

Duration:00:51:04

66 - Transition series: Jack Wilson's journey from trainee to rebel pro golfer

2/18/2020
As we continue our series on transition, few have done it better than our guest Jack Wilson. He’s a rebel professional golfer and cult hero who has transformed himself and his sport throughout his career. Jack burst onto the scene back in 2013 seemingly from nowhere, becoming Australia’s first PGA trainee to win an Australasian Tour Event and placing third at the Australian PGA Championship, nearly pipping star Adam Scott. But it has been much more than Jack’s performances on the course...

Duration:00:52:30

65 - Transition series: Mitch McCarron on basketball, finance and the future

2/5/2020
We’re kicking off a mini-series focusing on transition, how professional athletes handle change … not just in their sporting environment, but careers and life. Our guest, NBL star Mitch McCarron, handles transition better than most. The Melbourne United shooting guard learned to adapt from a young age. Born in Alice Springs, Mitch moved with his family to Brisbane then pursued his basketball career in the US college system. He would also go on to play in Spain and Slovenia, adjusting to...

Duration:00:42:56

64 - Inside Kellogg's sports partnerships strategy with Dan Bitti

10/3/2019
Today we’re going deep into sports partnerships, with Dan Bitti from Kellogg’s Australia. You might recall back in episode 54 we heard from Dan, who featured on our live panel discussion at Mumbrella360, where we talked about sports stars and brands. I wanted to get him back to unpack some of his insights further. Over a 15 year marketing career, Dan has worked with some of the world’s greatest creators and innovators of brands. From Coca-Cola to Mars, Smirnoff to the Kellogg’s labels,...

Duration:00:35:39

63 - John Buchanan on what it takes to lead the best team in the world

9/25/2019
John Buchanan is a high performance strategist and the most successful coach in Australian cricket history. After taking on the role of Australian team coach in 1999, John brought a new level of innovation and professionalism that would see the team become World Cup champions, Test cricket champions and Ashes victors. John now runs his own corporate leadership and high performance consultancy, and has written two books, If Better Is Possible and The Future of Cricket. John talks us through...

Duration:00:55:45

62 - Sports marketing evolution or revolution?

9/3/2019
We bring you another panel discussion recorded live at Mumbrella Sports Marketing Summit in 2019, where a group of sports professionals discussed Evolution or Revolution: How to Change With The Times in Sports Marketing. PickStar’s Head of Marketing Andrew Montesi was joined by Esther Wilson, GM of Content and Creative at Hyland Media, Michelle Fowler, Sports and Entertainment Lead at Thrive PR and Chloe Dalton, Rugby 7s gold medallist, former basketballer and now AFLW player with...

Duration:00:42:13

61 - Kerrin McEvoy's Melbourne Cup success secrets

8/27/2019
Kerrin McEvoy is regarded as Australia's best jockey - a big race specialist who has won a remarkable three Melbourne Cups - in 2000, 2016 and 2018 - along numerous other major races in Australia and overseas. Despite the success he’s maintained the humble, hard working attitude that was instilled in him growing up in Streaky Bay in regional South Australia. Brought up in a horse racing family, Kerrin only ever wanted to be a jockey. But it didn’t come easy. He moved to Melbourne as an...

Duration:00:51:53

60 - Champion diver Melissa Wu on adversity, depression and the mindset for success

8/20/2019
Sports fans might remember this iconic moment. It was the 2006 Commonwealth Games, and 13 year old Melissa Wu, barely weighing 30 kilos, was standing on top of the 10 metre diving board about to represent her country. She would claim the silver medal and go on to win a medal in every international diving competition by the age of 16, an incredible achievement. But her success wasn’t welcomed by everyone, including some of her teammates. Melissa has spoken out about bullying and struggling...

Duration:00:52:10

59 - Robbie Cornthwaite on football, family and what really matters in life

8/11/2019
Throughout his professional football career, Robbie Cornthwaite experienced success, failure and heartbreak. Robbie was a household name in the A-League, a club legend with Adelaide United and former captain of Western Sydney Wanderers, he played in Asia for seven years, which few Australians have been able to do, and has represented his country at the highest level. Throughout the journey Robbie proved to be a resilient leader, dealing with setbacks, success, good and bad relationships...

Duration:00:55:11

58 - How Ben Tripodi is bringing meaning to the mountains of athlete data

7/23/2019
Just about every athlete and sporting club, from your average Sunday cyclist to the elite teams, is collecting performance data on some level. But how do you make sense of it all? Particularly if you’re a sports scientist or coach with a team of athletes tracking training, game day and wellbeing data every day. It is overwhelming, even for some of the world’s leading teams, who are surprisingly still pouring through spreadsheets and Excel formulas across multiple platforms to find their...

Duration:00:56:30

57 - Georgie Maynard on how fans connect emotionally to sport

7/15/2019
We continue our interview series from the 2019 Mumbrella Sports Marketing Summit, with Georgie Maynard from True North Research. At the time of recording, True North had just released the Benchmark EC Report, with game changing insights into the emotional connection of sports fans to Australia’s teams, leagues and sponsors. True North measured people’s connections to over 100 teams including 15 national sides, 12 leagues and each of these properties’ sponsors. This study is incredibly...

Duration:00:22:56

56 - Jaimie Fuller on why Skins filed for bankruptcy

7/7/2019
This time last year, we shared a panel event interview featuring Jaimie Fuller, the Chairman of pioneering compression sportswear company Skins, who talked about his activism and issues around trust in sport. This time when we sat down with Jaimie, the circumstances were very different. Skins filed for bankruptcy at the start of the year, after years of Jaimie and his team trying to pull the business out of the red. It was a sad end for one of the most courageous sports brands, and while...

Duration:00:31:12

55 - The anatomy of a fast growth sports tech startup with James Begley

6/25/2019
Off-Field hosts James Begley and Andrew Montesi talk about the journey of their sports startup, PickStar. James co-founded Pickstar with AFL legend Matthew Pavlich, and it is now Australia's largest marketplace to book sports stars for any event, marketing campaign or fan experience. James talks about how the business began as an idea on the back of a napkin as well as the challenge of raising investment, building game changing technology to facilitate the talent booking process, growing...

Duration:00:35:00

54 - Sports stars and brands: The good, bad and ugly with James Magnussen, Ellie Brush, Dan Bitti & Peter Wilson (live at Mumbrella360)

6/10/2019
We’ve got something a bit different for this episode - a discussion recorded live at Mumbrella360, Australia’s top media and marketing event, which was put together and moderated by PickStar’s Andrew Montesi. The topic was ‘sports stars and brands: the good, the bad and the ugly’, with an all star panel of athletes and marketers unpacking the issues - swimming champion James Magnussen, AFLW and W-League athlete Ellie Brush, Dan Bitti from Kellogg’s and Pete Wilson from Iris Worldwide. The...

Duration:00:48:31

53 - Marty Pask on the evolution of the sports talent agent

6/4/2019
The role of the sports talent agent is widely misunderstood. A lot of people will think of Jerry Maguire, or flashy dealmakers driving big money club and brand contracts. Or, to the frustration of our guest, troublemakers who fuel the headlines and movement in the player market. Marty Pask, owner of i50 Management, gives us a fascinating insight into what the world of an athlete agent is really like. And for Marty, who works predominantly with AFL talent including Essendon captain Dyson...

Duration:01:02:30