Timeout with TWN
an IG LIVE Series
Call a timeout in your busy week and join us Wednesdays at 6pm EST LIVE on Instagram (@tacklewhatsnext) as Danielle chats with athletes and execs about the impact sport has made in their lives and what lessons they’ve taken from sport into their different endeavors.
Episode 32: Timeout with Jazmine Highsmith
Call a timeout with Jazmine Highsmith, former DI track and field athlete and founder of Female Athletes Rock (@femaleathletesrock). Learn about the impact track and field has made on her life and what inspired her to become an advocate for women athletes.
Episode 31: Timeout with Jack Beer
Call a timeout with Jack Beer, former Georgetown soccer player and mental health advocate. Learn more about his sports journey and what inspired him to speak out about his own mental health struggles. Plus, learn more about his work with Athletes for Hope and his new career off the field.
Episode 30: Timeout with Kelsey Ruffing
On this week's episode of Timeout with TWN, we chat with Kelsey Ruffing, Owner & CEO of Kelsey Ruffing Counseling. Learn more about her journey and what inspired her to create Kelsey Ruffing Counseling. Plus, hear her words of wisdom for athletes as they navigate what's next.
Episode 29: Timeout with Kim Hildreth
Call a timeout with Kim Hildreth, professional beach volleyball player and wellness and life coach.
Learn how Kim’s volleyball career has impacted her both on and off the court, and what inspired her to launch her own wellness coaching business to serve others.
Episode 28: Timeout with Justin Brown
Call a timeout with Justin Brown, President of Value Solutions LLC and former NFL player.
Learn how football impacted Justin and what inspired his goal of helping student-athletes find out who they are outside of their sport. Plus, hear more about his advice for athletes in preparing for what’s next.
Episode 27: Timeout with Natalie Hummel
Call a timeout with Natalie Hummel (@everykidsportsfounder) of @everykidsports.
Learn how Natalie found her purpose in providing access to young people to sports programs. Plus, hear how her own experience as an athlete prepared her for her work today!
Episode 26: Timeout with Amanda McGrew
Call a timeout with Amanda McGrew, former NCAA DI basketball player, and founder of @Playoffdatingapp!
Learn how basketball impacted who she is today, and what inspired her to become an entrepreneur. Plus, learn more about her work with the Playoff Dating App and her advice to athletes navigating life after sports!
Episode 25: Timeout with Matt Rogers
Call a timeout with Matt Rogers, a former swimmer for USA Swimming, coach, and now a recruiter for a financial firm in NY!
Learn how swimming has impacted his life as an athlete and coach and how he has trained athletes to reach their highest potential. Plus, hear his advice on translating skills rooted in athletics into your next chapter.
Episode 24: Timeout with Taj Dashaun
Call a timeout with Taj Dashaun, former NCAA DI football player turned athlete transition coach, author, speaker and host of the Thrive After Sports and The Power of Story podcast!
Learn how football taught him some important life lessons that he’s still using today, and how he’s now supporting athletes in sharing their stories through Self Publish in 30 Days. Plus, hear his advice to athletes at any level who want to prepare to “thrive after sports!”
Episode 23: Timeout with Tully Bevilaqua
Call a timeout with Tully Bevilaqua, former WNBA basketball player, Olympic Gold medalist, FIBA world champion, and now basketball commentator!
Hear some of the lessons she’s learned from sports that she has used in her endeavors outside of the game. Plus, Tully shares some great advice for athletes about preparing for what’s next!
Episode 22: Timeout with Erika Fay
Call a timeout with Erika Fay, Founder of Maximum Achievement Coaching, endurance athlete and former swimmer and water polo player!
Hear how Erika is empowering athletes to live on purpose through her coaching work. Plus, hear her advice for athletes on how to discover purpose and embrace a growth mindset!
Episode 21: Timeout with Toccara Ross
Call a timeout with Toccara Ross, pro basketball player, advocate, writer, and publisher!
Learn about Toccara's work off the court, speaking and mentoring athletes about how to use sport as a vehicle to overcome huge obstacles and her new consulting brand ‘Toccara Renee’ where she creates a safe space for underrepresented communities to tell their stories. Plus, hear her advice to athletes on taking control of their platform and creating a legacy for the next generation.
Episode 20: Timeout with Cory Camp
Call a timeout with Cory Camp, former DI swimmer turned personal performance coach.
Learn how he navigated his journey from swimming to entrepreneur and how he’s used that experience to holistically support other athletes in their next chapters. Plus, hear his advice for fellow athletes on how to create real impact and approach what’s next.
Episode 19: Timeout with Kristoffer Doura
Call a timeout with Kristoffer Doura, former NFL player turned financial planner.
Hear about his transition from athlete to finance expert and why he's prioritized community involvement and philanthropy in his next chapter! Don’t miss his advice to athletes about building legacy and leveraging your sports experience to create what’s next
Episode 18: Timeout with Dr. Jen Welter
Call a timeout with Dr. Jen Welter, an established female trailblazer, sports pioneer, and now author of the new book series Critter Fritter.
Hear how Jen’s historic journey through sports has prepared her to cultivate leaders and motivate audiences around the world. Plus, hear how her focus on identity and the importance self discovery helped her create paths outside of sports.
Episode 17: Timeout with Sivonnia DeBarros
Call a timeout with Sivonnia DeBarros, Creator of What Are You Sporting About and Founder of SL DeBarros Law Firm.
Learn how her experience playing sports impacted her drive and commitment to supporting athletes in their business endeavors today. Plus hear her advice for athletes for navigating life after sports.
Episode 16: Timeout with John Register
Call a timeout with John Register, a Paralympic Silver medalist, Gulf War veteran, and TEDx speaker.
Learn more about what being a global sports ambassador means to him, how he started his company Inspired Communications, and more!
Episode 15: Timeout with JT Thomas III
Call a timeout with JT Thomas III, former NFL Player, accredited investor, independent consultant, and founder of the JT Thomas Foundation.
Hear the lessons football taught JT about life after the game, and how he aims to create impact beyond just the bottom line. Plus, learn how he works to create opportunities for the next generation of young people through sports and education.
Episode 14: Timeout with Sara Wegmann
Call a timeout with Sara Wegmann, Founder of Her Next Play, competitive tennis athlete, and former soccer player at Lawrence University.
Learn how her experience playing sports created a passion for supporting the leadership development of female athletes and spurred the creation of Her Next Play. Plus, hear her advice on how to make time to start thinking about professional opportunities outside of the game!
Episode 13: Timeout with Jordan Murrell
Call a timeout with Jordan Murrell, pro soccer player and Owner of MIG, Inc.
Hear how he’s used the skills he’s learned on the field to build his new venture, MIG, Inc. and what inspired his interest in real estate. Plus, hear his advice to fellow athletes and his younger self about setting yourself up for success in life after the game.
Episode 12: Timeout with Thane Marcus Ringler
Call a timeout with former pro golfer turned writer, speaker and development coach Thane Marcus Ringler.
Hear how the lessons he learned from golf translated naturally to supporting others in achieving their highest goals. Plus, don’t miss the advice he gives for athletes looking to create impact in life after sports!
Episode 11: Timeout with Myriam Glez
Call a timeout with Myriam Glez, Founder and CEO of Athletes Soul and two-time Olympian in synchronized swimming.
Learn how her journey to the Olympics and beyond influenced who she is today and what inspired her to start Athletes Soul. Plus, hear how Myriam’s sports experience helped her succeed in the “sport of business”!
Episode 10: Timeout with Charma Harris
Call a timeout with Charma Harris, HR consultant and former sprinter for Syracuse Track & Field.
Learn how running track influenced who she is today and what inspired her career path. Plus, hear how Charma’s experience as an athlete prepared her for life after sports!
Episode 9: Timeout with Carolyn Moos
Call a timeout with Carolyn Moos, former WNBA Basketball Player and Founder of Fit for Living Life.
Learn how sports made an impact on Carolyn’s work today and what inspired her to move to help other athletes reach their goals!
Episode 8: Timeout with Jonathan Van Horn
Call a timeout with Jonathan Van Horn of Athletes In Action and SHIFT. Hear how his love of soccer influenced his work after the game - supporting pro players with their lives off the pitch.
Plus, learn what skills he gained from sports that he uses today in his career endeavors.
Episode 7: Timeout with Krystal Beachum
Call a timeout with Krystal Beachum, former collegiate basketball player and founder of Student Athletes Unite. Learn what inspired her to become an entrepreneur and support other aspiring student athlete entrepreneurs through Student Athletes Unite.
Plus, hear Krystal’s advice on the keys to creating unique opportunities outside the game!
Episode 6: Timeout with Qiana Martin
Call a timeout with Qiana Martin, former professional soccer player and founder of Eat Soccer. Learn how sports impacted her life and how she transitioned to what's next.
Plus, hear how an unexpected ACL injury resulted in Eat Soccer.
Episode 5: Timeout with Ben Troupe
Call a timeout with Ben Troupe, former NFL Player and current ESPN radio host. Learn how football provided a community of support that helped him grow and develop as a person both on the field and in life.
Plus, hear about what he’s been working on during quarantine!
Episode 4: Timeout with Malcolm Lemmons
Call a timeout with Malcolm Lemmons of Players Point Sports, Learn about how basketball shaped who he is today and what skills he's using from sports in his endeavors outside of the game.
Plus, learn more about his new book, Impact Beyond the Game, and how he supports athletes in building influence and creating legacy!
Episode 3: Timeout with Akin Ayodele
Episode 2: Timeout with Courtney Place
Episode 1: Timeout with Amobi Okugo
Learn how playing soccer impacted who he is today and what inspired him to start A Frugal Athlete.