ABOUT TWN

Welcome to Tackle What's Next, the premier community and support team for athletes transitioning from sport to what’s next. We recreate a sense of team and camaraderie for athletes like you to find your purpose and create impact in life after the game. 

We build a game plan to prioritize YOU in what's next.
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MEET DANIELLE

Founder & CEO | Event Management Consultant | Athlete Career Development | Speaker | Podcast Host 

Danielle Berman has dedicated her career to helping athletes understand their full potential. She works to provide athletes with resources and a community to help them succeed in all aspects of their lives. Her focus on the athlete as an individual rather than a cog in the sports industry machine has helped her create unique opportunities and impact in the sports space.

She has worked in events for 8 years, ranging from large conferences, galas, 5K runs, dinners, weddings, roundtables, board meetings, and networking events. She's been supporting virtual events regularly on Zoom, Airmeet, Clubhouse and similar platforms for audiences ranging from 30- 3000 people. 

From coordinating logistics on the event platform, creating agendas and run of shows, sending invites to speakers/panelists and attendees, as well as managing the event during, including managing Q&A, chat comments, and any tech issues with speakers/attendees that may arise.

Danielle has worked primarily with athletes, both current and retired, for nearly a decade and is passionate about helping them achieve their goals outside of sport. She graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Sports Management and a minor in Public Communications. Danielle earned her Sports Philanthropy Certificate from George Washington University. She is based in Washington, D.C. and uses her experience working with athletes to support the next generation of leaders, advocates and creatives find their purpose after sports.

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THE TEAM

Olivia Peters

Marketing & Events Manager

Olivia supports Tackle What’s Next with marketing, events, partnership research, and administrative tasks. She is currently pursuing her master's degree in Sport Industry Management at Georgetown University and recently graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor's degree in Sport Management. At UD, Olivia was an operations intern for the football team and gained experience in alumnae relations for the UD athletic department. She was also a member of the Alpha Xi Delta sorority and served as the alumnae relations coordinator. Olivia hopes to work within the nonprofit and community relations or athlete development sector of sport. 

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Ashley Perez

Content Director

Ashley creats graphics to promote TWN and engage with partners. She is a retired international basketball player turned teacher who is passionate about supporting student-athletes in their transition to what's next after sports. She played basketball and graduated from James Madison University in 2016 earning a degree in Communication Studies, concentrating in Public Relations, and again in 2019 with her Masters Degree in Sport and Recreation Leadership. Ashley has experience as operational staff and assistant coach at the collegiate level, working in the nonprofit sector and managing social media.

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Taegan Garcia-Bonime

TWN Associate

Taegan is an intern for Tackle What’s Next. He is currently obtaining his undergraduate degree in Sports Management and Marketing from George Washington University. He also plans on attending George Washington to get his Master's degree in Sports Management as well after graduation. Taegan is also a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, where one year as a member he spent a term as the Philanthropy Chair organizing on-campus events for students to raise money for the Huntsman Cancer Research Foundation.

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JOIN OUR TEAM! 

Check out the opportunities we have to join our team at TWN and support our mission to change the narrative for athletes in life after the game!

Spring 2023 TWN Capstone Associate (Full Time, College Credit Required)
Spring 2023 TWN Associate (Part Time)