Beyond The Whistle
By Odell McCants
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Beyond The Whistle provides tips and advice about the business of sports and how sports professionals can advance in their careers. Hosted by Odell McCants of McCants Sports, the show includes interviews with coaches, sports administrators and front office executives discussing their journeys to success.
||CleanBTW 015: Journal to Coaching Career Success with Khadija Head, Associate Head Coach, Kennesaw State||One of my goals with the podcast is to bring coaches tools, resources and stories from other coaches that you can use in your own professional development. This episode of Beyond The Whistle accomplishes just that. In this impactful episode with...||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTW 014: Brittany Wagner of Netflix Last Chance U||I have a confession to make. I am the last person to subscribe to Netflix (at least it feels that way). I was getting ready for a family spring break trip. When traveling with our son, the question at night is always, "what are we going to do?". Not...||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTW 013: Take Control of Your Recruiting Process with Dan Tudor Part Two - The Campus Visit||In part one of Take Control of Your Recruiting Process with Dan Tudor, we discussed what prospects are looking for in communications from you and how you can take control of the recruiting process in a way that helps guide your prospects to a...||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTW 012 - Pursuing Financial Excellence with Romone Penny||I first met Romone Penny at the barbershop we both go to here in Washington, DC. At the time, Romone was a senior on the American University basketball team. His team had just come off an appearance in the 2008 NCAA tournament and Romone was doing...||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTW 011: Do We Need a Signing Day?||The 2017 National Letter of Intent November early signing period recently concluded. This year, college football will have its first early signing period, from December 20th to the 22nd. Have you ever asked why do we have National Letter of Intent...||12/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTW 010: College Basketball Scandal. W.I.S.E. Recruiting||On September 26th, the college sports world was rocked by an F.B.I. investigation of college basketball, which lead to the arrests of 10 people, including four assistant coaches and two Adidas executives. The fallout has also included the firing...||9/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTW 009: Take Control of Your Recruiting Process with Dan Tudor - Part 1||How do you control your recruiting process? Do you even have a process? My guest on this episode is Dan Tudor of Tudor Collegiate Strategies. Dan has done an amazing job of taking professional selling processes, skills and tactics and has applied them..||9/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTW 008: Rising Coaches Elite 2017||Rising Coaches Elite 2017 I recently had the opportunity to speak at the 8th Annual Rising Coaches Elite 2017 Conference. Rising Coaches Elite is an annual conference that provides professional development for basketball coaches, primarily just...||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTW 007: Stand Out On The Recruiting Trail||It's July, which means we are in the college basketball summer evaluation period. Coaches will travel throughout the country evaluating high school players at AAU tournaments, camps and summer leagues. As a college coach, just as you are looking for...||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTW 006: The Coach’s Resume||During the most recent “coaching carousel” of college basketball, I had the opportunity to work with a few coaches on their resumes. There is one mistake I see on coaching resumes and if you're has this, you can fix it right now. The number one...||6/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTW 005: The Rise of eSports with Manny Anekal||On this episode of the podcast I chat with Manny Anekal, Founder and CEO of The Next Level, which covers the business of eSports and owner of eSports team Versus Sports. Manny is THE guy to discuss what’s happening in the world of eSports. If...||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTW 004: Helping Women’s Basketball Coaches Thrive In Their Careers, with Brian Stanchak||It’s not often that you find a professional who has served in most of the roles that make up their field of specialization. Brian Stanchak has been a Division I basketball coach, collegiate Director of Athletics and now a sports agent specializing...||3/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBTW 003: A Sports Medicine Career At The Highest Levels, Ralph Reiff||My guest today is my friend Ralph Reiff, Executive Director of St. Vincent Sports Performance. Ralph started his sports medicine career as athletic trainer for Butler University where he managed the athlete health care, weight room and equipment for...||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002: Persistence On The Coaching Career Path with Coach Kevin Sutton||The coaching career path is often thought of as linear. You start out in one role, you move into another, and each serves as a stepping stone to the next, more advanced position. But University of Pittsburgh assistant basketball coach Kevin Sutton’s..||1/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001: A Recovering Sports Agent||I have a confession to make. I’m a recovering sports agent. And that’s the thing I believe is going to make this show worth listening to. My name is Odell McCants, the host of Beyond The Whistle - and I want to sincerely thank you for checking out..||1/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Blew me away! I had no idea of the magnitude of this entire thing! Thank you FYI!