Athlete Connections: "Transition from 'play days' into the real world of Business." – Special Encore Presentation!

August 26, 2008
Hosted by Ida R. Muorie

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Episode Description

Special Guest: Dan Cross, CEO and Founder of Athlete Connections Dr. Harold Shinitzky, Mental Health Correspondent-Tampa ABC, International Presentor & Consultant for Dvelopment Psychology Jacqui Williams, M.S., Heathrow Counseling Center - Marriage and Family Therapist. Muorie will interview Dan Cross, CEO and Founder of Athlete Connections, a non-profit that was established to address one of the biggest challenge for elite athletes, transitioning from play days to the real world of Business." In addiiton, we will discuss the emotional psychic of an elite athlete with Dr. Harold Shinitzky, (Mental Health Correspondent-Tampa ABC and Consultant in Develoment Psychology) and with Jacqui Williams, M.S., (Marriage and Family Consultant with Heathrow Counseling Center). Our sportsmaverick of the week is Michael Phelps and Team USA Men's Basketball.

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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