Key Influencers that have been interviewed:

  • Mo Isom, Former LSU Women's Soccer All-American; New York Times Best-Selling Author; Internationally recognized speaker

  • Tara Gidus Collingwood, Team Dietitian, Orlando Magic; Nutrition Consultant, United States Tennis Association and University of Central Florida; Nationally-recognized author and expert on nutrition, fitness, and health promotion

  • Kevin Gausman, Starting pitcher, Baltimore Orioles; Former LSU All-American and 1st Round MLB Draft Pick

  • Will Benson, 14th Overall Pick, 2016 MLB Draft; Outfielder, Cleveland Indians; Formerly committed to Duke University to play baseball and basketball

  • Brett Fischer, renowned physical therapist and sports performance specialist; Physical Therapist, Arizona Cardinals; Founder, Fischer Institute

  • Paul Mainieri, Head Baseball Coach, LSU; #4 on the career wins list for active NCAA coaches

  • Todd Gongwer, Author of best-selling book, "LEAD for God's Sake!"; Leadership expert and coach to some of the most premier college programs in the US

  • Erik Averill, Former Arizona State University All-American and Detroit Tigers draftee; Certified Financial Planner; Founder, Athletle Wealth Management Group

  • Julio Melara, Entrepreneur, Motivational Speaker, Publisher, and Author; Founder, Business Report's Executive Leadership Academy

  • Mike McCartney, 25+ years as a scout, coach, and executive in the NFL and college football; Son of legendary football coach, Bill McCartney

  • Ps. Jacob Aranza, Former chaplain, New Orleans Saints; International speaker and author; Shared platform with Dr. Billy Graham

  • Rick Cochran, Former University of Miami Football National Champion; Founder & CEO, College Choice Today

  • Dr. Seth Hickerson, Mental Toughness and Leadership Expert; Founder, Boost Mental Toughness & Leadership; Served in the Navy and Air Force

  • Travis Leach, One of the nation's top attorneys in Sports and Business Law; Managing Director of Ballard Spahr's Sports Practice

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