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WorkinSports.com Director of Content Brian Clapp hosts The Work in Sports Podcast, featuring interviews with sports industry experts and sports career advice you can't find anywhere else. Experts from the NBA, NFL, MLB, NCAA, NHL, MLS, sports marketing, sports sales, coaching, scouting, team operations, event management, sports apparel and sports media join Brian each week to explain their roles and share a behind-the-scenes look at their day-to-day in the sports world. If you want to know more about jobs in sports this is the place to learn!

WorkinSports.com Director of Content Brian Clapp hosts The Work in Sports Podcast, featuring interviews with sports industry experts and sports career advice you can't find anywhere else. Experts from the NBA, NFL, MLB, NCAA, NHL, MLS, sports marketing, sports sales, coaching, scouting, team operations, event management, sports apparel and sports media join Brian each week to explain their roles and share a behind-the-scenes look at their day-to-day in the sports world. If you want to know more about jobs in sports this is the place to learn!
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WorkinSports.com Director of Content Brian Clapp hosts The Work in Sports Podcast, featuring interviews with sports industry experts and sports career advice you can't find anywhere else. Experts from the NBA, NFL, MLB, NCAA, NHL, MLS, sports marketing, sports sales, coaching, scouting, team operations, event management, sports apparel and sports media join Brian each week to explain their roles and share a behind-the-scenes look at their day-to-day in the sports world. If you want to know more about jobs in sports this is the place to learn!

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Episodes

Bill Guertin: The Sports Sales Trainer the Pro’s Use – Work in Sports Podcast E133

11/14/2018
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Want to Work in Sports? Of course you do! Bottom line: If you have sales skills, you'll go far. Bill Guertin is the guy who trains the sales staffs of pro teams around the nation, he knows what teams need and want on staff, and he joins us on this weeks podcast!Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.As many of you know, we hosted a Sports Career Accelerator event a few months back in Atlanta. 2 days of intensive learning...

Duration:00:41:00

How to Start Building Your Personal Brand – Work in Sports Podcast e132

11/12/2018
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There are opportunities out there to build your personal brand, and I'm sorry to say, most of you aren't taking advantage of them. Time to get to work. Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.There is no fan question today. Instead, there is a bit of a rant from me. Buckle up.No, I’m kidding, it’ll be a friendly rant. Let me set the scene for you – I don’t do much for our social channels on Instagram…but I should, and I...

Duration:00:10:32

Nicole Lynn: The Path to Becoming a Top Flight Sports Agent – Work in Sports Episode 131

11/7/2018
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Sports agent Nicole Lynn goes through her daily adventure of representing NFL players on this weeks episode of the Work in Sports podcast. From recruiting and signing athletes, to setting up their future and being discounted as a woman in a predominantly male field, she shares it all. Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.Today’s guest graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor’s in business management....

Duration:00:36:34

The Five Types of Mentors You Need in your Sports Career – Work in Sports Podcast e130

11/5/2018
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You don't need just one mentor in your life, you need multiple mentors that fill various roles in your work and life. Check out this podcast to learn more about the different types of mentors you should seek out.Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.A few months ago I answered a fan question on networking, essentially they asked what type of people they needed in their network, and I went into great detail explaining the...

Duration:00:13:51

Dan Rossetti: Standing out for Sports Jobs – Work in Sports Podcast Episode 129

10/31/2018
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Dan Rossetti is the President of Prodigy Sports Recruiting, and an expert in what it takes to get hired in the sports industry. Check out this episode and learn what it takes to stand out to employers for sports jobs.Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.When I was younger I had this idea about being discovered.You read these clickbait stories of famous people being discovered just walking around town. Ashton Kutcher was...

Duration:00:37:10

Katie Gillen, Atlanta United FC: The Competitive World of Sports Social Media – Work in Sports Podcast e128

10/29/2018
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Careers in sports social media require skills outside of content creation, it takes strategic thinking, research, planning and more. Katie Gillen, Atlanta United FC's Manager of Social Media and Analytics joins us on the podcast to explain. Hi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.There tends to be very blurry lines in the sports industry.In some industries jobs are like silo’s – you work in a very specific function doing a...

Duration:00:27:24

Sports Marketing is Bigger in Las Vegas! Vegas Golden Knights CMO Brian Killingsworth – Work in Sports Podcast Episode 127

10/24/2018
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Brian Killingsworth CMO of the Vegas Golden Knights joins the Work in Sports podcast to discuss the success and overall brand approach of the young NHL organizationHi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.Vegas Baby! I’ve said these words many many times prior to boarding a flight for the oasis in the desert.Visiting with friends, visiting family, heck I even got married there. No not a drive through elvis chapel, the real...

Duration:00:26:59

Tips to Make Sure You Don’t Mess Up Your Next Phone Interview – Work in Sports Podcast e126

10/22/2018
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Phone interviews are the pre-screening of choice for most sports employers, so we will all have to face them at some point. How do you nail the phone interview so you can get the face-to-face one? That's the subject of this weeks Q&A!Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.Last week on our private facebook group I asked everyone to post a GIF that exemplifies the status of their sports job search.43 people responded… and...

Duration:00:13:43

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

10/17/2018
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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, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.It’s kind of rare that you come across a...

Duration:00:35:57

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

10/15/2018
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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 podcastHi everybody, I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.It’s Monday, it’s grey and rainy here in Pennsylvania… and I am super pumped for this week. I know, I’m not the type to say things like super pumped, because it sounds forced and inauthentic… but I am so I...

Duration:00:10:53

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

10/10/2018
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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 WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.I was listening to some other podcasts the other day, you know a little opposition research, and I was trying to figure out if I needed to change anything. Not because I...

Duration:00:31:56

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

10/8/2018
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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 WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.I just got back from Phoenix we had our quarterly business summit with our team at Work in Sports, and a couple of notes. We have some big things coming, which I am very, very excited about. There is still a ton of work to be...

Duration:00:21:05

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

10/3/2018
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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 episode for the answers to all of these questions and more!1: You majored in psychology at Cornell – which at first glance seems like an odd way to enter the...

Duration:00:46:18

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

10/1/2018
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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....

Duration:00:12:18

Getting Hired in Professional Sports – Work in Sports Podcast e119

9/19/2018
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Philadelphia Eagles Talent Acquisition manager Colleen Scoles joined the podcast just over a year ago, but her advice on getting a job in professional sports needs to be heard. We're updating and rebroadcasting this episode because it was that good. Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for Work in Sports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast.I have this personal mission statement – I tell myself all the time “Fix the Problem” and that is a constant reminder to me that it...

Duration:00:31:24

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

9/17/2018
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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!

Duration:00:18:33

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

9/12/2018
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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 WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast…We are totally mixing things up this week.Last week I was invited into the classroom of Professor Eric Esterline’s Sports Information Management class at the University of...

Duration:00:53:20

Making the Jump to Management – Work in Sports Podcast e116

9/10/2018
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The skills that got your hired to do an entry level job are different than the ones which will get your promoted to manager - here's what you need to develop.Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp, Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast!I got called out this week.It’s OK, really it is, I loved the feedback and honest opinion of one of our longtime listeners.It went like this - He wrote in to me on LinkedIn and said, I’ve been listening to your podcast from the...

Duration:00:17:31

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

9/5/2018
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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 art of being intensely curious. Hi everybody I’m Brian Clapp Director of Content for WorkinSports.com and this is the Work in Sports podcast ---I want to keep this intro from...

Duration:00:27:11

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

8/29/2018
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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 that will take you deep inside the world of sports business! It's the most cutting edge education program on the business of sports to ever be produced. This course...

Duration:00:43:55