SURVIVAL GUIDE IV STUDENT ATHLETES: Understanding and Counseling Student Athletes.

April 24, 2007
Hosted by Ida R. Muorie

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Episode Description

Ida welcomes her Guest Co-Host – Former San Diego Charger and Executive Director of the “Goals For Life” Program, Reggie Berry, and Special Guests: Dr. Teresa Behrend Fletcher, Co-Author of “A Systems Approach to understanding and Counseling College Student Athletes.” Managing academic, athletics and personal development goals are not easy. The panel will talk about the stressors in a Student Athletes Life and how they can find ways to cope better. Student Athletes lives are heavily scheduled and regimented from the morning to the night. Student athletes often have to deal with more stress than the average student, because of the significant role sports plays in their daily lives. Unfortunately the need for traditional counseling is generally great, but may not be available for athletes through traditional means on most campuses.

The Sportsmavericks Show©

The Sportsmavericks Show©

Tues 5 PM PT on VoiceAmerica Sports Network

The Sportsmavericks Show redefines the elite athlete by bridging the gap between parents, athletes and the community. Host Ida Muorie, a.k.a. The Oprah of Sports brings to the VoiceAmerica Network original programming - balancing the pursuit of academic excellence and sports participation. The Sportsmavericks Show airs every Tuesday evening at 5 PM/PST, 8 PM/EST on the VoiceAmerica Sports Channel. Listeners will be engaged in straightforward talk, spontaneous and unscripted by the experts. Ida and her guests will explore the challenges of success and failure in sports, and will help athletes and their parents navigate the transition from high school, college and then on to the pros. We put “fun” back into sports, and recognize role models in sports through our “Sportsmavericks All-Star Award” program. Tune in Tuesday evenings at 5 PM/PST with Ida Muorie and The Sportsmavericks Show, right here on the VoiceAmerica Sports Channel.

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Ida R. Muorie

Ida R. Muorie

Ida R. Muorie, JD is a sports advocate, author, college professor, renowned speaker, personal coach, financial strategist, international spokesperson, lawyer and the President and CEO of Sportsmavericks, Inc. Sportsmavericks is a Community Education and Sports Network company that offers services in life coaching, consulting, diversity training, publishing, community events and video conferencing workshops for sports professionals, student athletes and parents of athletes. In 2004, Muorie combined her experience in sports education with 20 years of financial experience, to launch the first sports talk show on The VoiceAmerica Network. She is also the host and producer of the audio series-- Laying The Foundation For Excellent: “Survival Guide IV Student Athletes,” the DVD, “Finding The (Sports) Woman In You,” and the author of “The Pro-Ready Impact Principles,” and “The Financial Playbook For Athletes.”

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