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Each Wednesday, Bobbi-Sue Doyle-Hazard interviews women in all stages of their careers in the sports industry about their lives, career paths, and passions. While women have been making advances in sports since Title IX was passed, there is still more work to be done. Bobbi-Sue’s goal with each interview is two-fold: Highlight women making their mark on the industry and provide young women with a resource to learn about the varied careers and paths to make it in sports.

Each Wednesday, Bobbi-Sue Doyle-Hazard interviews women in all stages of their careers in the sports industry about their lives, career paths, and passions. While women have been making advances in sports since Title IX was passed, there is still more work to be done. Bobbi-Sue’s goal with each interview is two-fold: Highlight women making their mark on the industry and provide young women with a resource to learn about the varied careers and paths to make it in sports.
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Each Wednesday, Bobbi-Sue Doyle-Hazard interviews women in all stages of their careers in the sports industry about their lives, career paths, and passions. While women have been making advances in sports since Title IX was passed, there is still more work to be done. Bobbi-Sue’s goal with each interview is two-fold: Highlight women making their mark on the industry and provide young women with a resource to learn about the varied careers and paths to make it in sports.

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Episodes

Leveling The Playing Field: Margaret Schlachter, Obstacle Course Race Expert

5/16/2018
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Margaret Schlachter is a bit of a renaissance woman. She was one of the first women on the scene of obstacle course racing. After 10 years in education and coaching, Margaret found herself at a crossroads. She discovered OCR (Spartan Race, to be exact), began a website to document her training for World’s Toughest Mudder, […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Margaret Schlachter, Obstacle Course Race Expert appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:02:04:32

Leveling The Playing Field: Susie Piotrkowski, VP of Sales for the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL)

5/9/2018
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After our very tough episode last week, this week’s episode brings some much-needed levity. Bobbi-Sue chats with Susie Piotrkowski, VP of Sales for the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). Susie’s career began at IMG and then moved onto media buying and then Fenway Sports Management. Her next move, to Spartan Race, would be career changing. […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Susie Piotrkowski, VP of Sales for the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) appeared first on Radio...

Duration:01:28:01

Leveling The Playing Field: Morgan McCaul, Nassar Survivor

5/2/2018
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Morgan McCaul is so much more than just a “Nassar Survivor.” She is a dancer, student, advocate, organizer, sadly allergic to cats, friend, daughter, girlfriend, teacher, intern, change maker. At almost 20 years old, she has experienced more than I wish upon anyone. Imagine your first year of college. What were you doing? Morgan has […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Morgan McCaul, Nassar Survivor appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:36:03

Leveling The Playing Field: Heather Martin, Integration Specialist at Heritage Werks

4/25/2018
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On this week’s episode, Bobbi-Sue speaks with Heather Martin, Integration Specialist for Heritage Werks. While her title and company don’t sound super “sporty,” her current role gives her access to some really cool sports history. Previously, she worked in the Athletics Department at Pepperdine University and the Detroit Pistons. The conversation goes from how hard […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Heather Martin, Integration Specialist at Heritage Werks appeared first on Radio...

Duration:01:23:22

Leveling The Playing Field: Darla Hall of In The Sports Zone

4/18/2018
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On the pod this week, Bobbi-Sue speaks with Darla Hall, the owner of In the Sports Zone. In the Sports Zone is a company that puts out sports-themed activity and coloring books. Through licensing deals with colleges, MLB, NFL, and other brands, the company has grown year over year. It all started with an idea […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Darla Hall of In The Sports Zone appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:00:59:31

Leveling The Playing Field: Claire Lessinger of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission

4/11/2018
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Bobbi-Sue has another local woman in sports pop by her apartment for this week’s episode. Claire Lessinger is the Director of Special Events for the Tampa Bay Sports Commission. TBSC is the organization that attracts and puts on major sports and entertainment events in the Tampa Bay region such as the Super Bowl, Final Four, […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Claire Lessinger of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:33:51

Leveling The Playing Field: Lawyer/Novelist Lauren Stahl

4/4/2018
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This week’s guest is a little different than usual, Bobbi-Sue interviews someone outside of the sports world that she has been friends with since law school. Novelist and lawyer, Lauren Stahl, joins the pod to talk about her career path. She went from assistant district attorney to unemployed to author back to law with writing […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Lawyer/Novelist Lauren Stahl appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:02:14

Leveling The Playing Field: Erika Brennan, USF Head Women’s Golf Coach

3/28/2018
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On this week’s episode, Bobbi-Sue interviews the Head Women’s Golf Coach at USF, Coach Erika Brennan. Coach Brennan was named to her current position in December 2017. Prior to USF, she was the Head Women’s Golf Coach at Southern Mississippi for three seasons. At Southern Miss, she led her team to six tournament titles. Erika […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Erika Brennan, USF Head Women’s Golf Coach appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:21:26

Leveling The Playing Field: Kathleen Scovel, Principle of The KAS Group

3/21/2018
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This week, Bobbi-Sue chats with Kathleen Scovel, the principle at KAS Group. Kathleen has been in the advertising and marketing world for 20 years. She started off, though, in music video and commercial production. Casually, she mentions working with Prince. What!? After that, she was off to the races with advertising and experiential marketing. She […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Kathleen Scovel, Principle of The KAS Group appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:05:53

Leveling The Playing Field: Stacey May Fowles, Baseball Writer

3/14/2018
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On this episode of Leveling The Playing Field, Bobbi-Sue interviews award-winning novelist, journalist, and essayist, Stacey May Fowles. Fowles is the author of the Baseball Life Advice e-newsletter. She released a book by the same name this past year which is an essay collection that looks at topics ranging from bat flips to bandwagoners, from […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Stacey May Fowles, Baseball Writer appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:30:52

Leveling The Playing Field: Marina Carpenter, Associate General Counsel of the Arizona Coyotes LIVE From Michigan State University

3/7/2018
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This episode of Leveling The Playing Field was taped live at Michigan State University’s College of Law. Bobbi-Sue spoke with Marina Carpenter, Associate General Counsel of the Arizona Coyotes, in front of a live audience. The women discuss their different paths to becoming in-house counsel for a professional sports organization. Marina’s path was more traditional […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Marina Carpenter, Associate General Counsel of the Arizona Coyotes LIVE From Michigan...

Duration:01:03:25

Leveling The Playing Field: Former Raiders CEO Amy Trask

2/28/2018
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This week’s guest is Amy Trask, the former CEO of the Raiders, author, CBS football analyst, and current chair of the board for the Big3. She was the first female executive of any NFL team. Her book, “You Negotiate Like a Girl: Reflections on a Career in the National Football League,” details Amy’s experiences as […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Former Raiders CEO Amy Trask appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:00:52:31

Leveling The Playing Field: Legendary Marathon Runner Katherine Switzer

2/21/2018
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This week’s guest is one of Bobbi-Sue’s idols, Kathrine Switzer. Some of you may not recognize the name, but you will surely recognize the iconic photograph of her from the 1967 Boston Marathon when the race director tried to pull her off of the race course and her boyfriend blocked him. Yeah… THAT’S Kathrine Switzer. […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Legendary Marathon Runner Katherine Switzer appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:01:24

Leveling The Playing Field: Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast Shannon Miller

2/14/2018
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Bobbi-Sue has a great interview this week with Shannon Miller, former Olympic gymnast and now a businesswoman. Shannon is the only woman, in any sport, to be inducted into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame twice, as an individual and for her team. With seven Olympic and nine World Championship medals, Miller is one […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast Shannon Miller appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:18:20

Leveling The Playing Field: Bärí A. Williams, Former Head Of Operations North America for StubHub

2/7/2018
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This week, Bobbi-Sue Doyle-Hazard talks with Bärí A. Williams, the former head of operations for North America for StubHub. Bärí is a business, technology, and startup attorney in California. She has worked in a variety of industries including risk management, insurance, advocacy, sports, and financial technology. She is a 2015 recipient of the National Bar […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Bärí A. Williams, Former Head Of Operations North America for StubHub appeared first on...

Duration:01:34:36

Leveling The Playing Field: Whitney Holtzman, President/CEO of Social Victories

1/31/2018
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Bobbi-Sue could not stop laughing during this interview. Whitney Holtzman is the President/CEO of Social Victories, a marketing and social media consulting company for those in the sports world. While the conversation is light and funny early on, the women get into a deep discussion regarding race towards the end. Whitney has always taken the […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Whitney Holtzman, President/CEO of Social Victories appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:42:14

Leveling The Playing Field: Morgan Skillman, NHL All Star Game Location Coordinator

1/24/2018
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Morgan Skillman is the NHL All-Star weekend Location Coordinator for the 2018 NHL All-Star Weekend in Tampa, Florida. Previously, she was the Volunteer and Staffing Manager at the 2017 World Rowing Championships. She has worked at Adidas in Germany and her next stop is the Super Bowl in Minnesota! A graduate of Liberty University, Morgan […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Morgan Skillman, NHL All Star Game Location Coordinator appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:19:37

Leveling The Playing Field: New York Times Best Selling Author Amy Jo Martin

1/17/2018
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This week’s guest on Leveling The Playing Field is the amazing Amy Jo Martin. She is the host of the “Why Not Now?” podcast where she interviews people about the moment they realized they should go for that thing they’ve been thinking of doing. Amy Jo is a New York Times bestselling author, the woman […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: New York Times Best Selling Author Amy Jo Martin appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:41:05

Leveling The Playing Field: Tera Black, COO of the Charlotte Checkers

1/10/2018
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This week, Bobbi-Sue speaks with Tera Black, the Chief Operating Officer of the Charlotte Checkers, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes. Her career in hockey is expansive and includes roles in everything from travel coordinator to athletic trainer to equipment manager. In 2016, she was named the first-ever female winner of James […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Tera Black, COO of the Charlotte Checkers appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:28:17

Leveling The Playing Field: Dr. Kelly Duggan

1/3/2018
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Happy New Year! By the time you hear this, it will be 2018. There are three times of year that I absolutely love: the beginning of the year, Boston Marathon time, and school starting time. Each feels like a new start. The Boston Marathon provides me with a kick in the pants. The start of […] The post Leveling The Playing Field: Dr. Kelly Duggan appeared first on Radio Influence.

Duration:01:25:24

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