On this week’s episode Sean catches up with Paul Marsh, CEO of the AFL Players Association. As part of the Sports Geek CEO series, Sean and Paul chat about the role the Players Association provides in supporting players throughout their football career as well as transitioning to life after football.
On this podcast you'll learn about:
- The role of the AFLPA providing support to over 3,500 past players
- How the AFLPA begins interacting with newly drafted players
- The tools and opportunities that the AFLPA provide to players throughout their football career
- The Governance committee that has been developed based on the gaps missing the have been identified by the association, clubs and league that support players wellbeing and development
- The challenges of social media for all players
- Paul's advice for players beginning their AFL careers as well at the end of their AFL career
Resources from the podcast
- Thanks again to Paul Marsh from AFL Players Association for being a guest on this week's show
- Follow Paul on Twitter @Marsh_Paul and LinkedIn
- Follow AFL Players on Twitter @AFLPlayers, Facebook and Instagram
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- This episode is dedicated to my Auntie Kath who passed away last week, 101 year of age. For those who listen to the podcast will know my Auntie Kath rule for athletes “If you had to show it to your Auntie Kath and explain it to her, you probably shouldn't be posting it”. She was an amazing woman and will be missed by the Callanan family
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Some tweets you may have missed
The challenges of trade week
"The industry still has a way to go around maturing about player movement."@Marsh_Paul on #NABTradeRadio: https://t.co/21TG5WrI4W pic.twitter.com/EiQJqExazK
— AFL Players (@AFLPlayers) October 11, 2017
Well done Silver Lining Ride team
So inspired by @porger_8 & #silverliningride team for their ride from Adelaide to Melbourne to raise over 100K for Ovarian Cancer Research pic.twitter.com/ccYYKLruh8
— Paul Marsh (@Marsh_Paul) October 29, 2017
Great work Majak
Great insight from @majakdaw today at the @paxaus conference.
Tips and tricks on how to build a resilient, fit mind. #MindMax pic.twitter.com/Dh1dYYmADo
— AFL Players (@AFLPlayers) October 27, 2017
Well done Trav – one of the many retirees this year
Thanks for the 452 goals and 521 contested marks throughout your 256 AFL games, @travis13cloke.
Best of luck with what's ahead. pic.twitter.com/YltWKTDfDy
— AFL Players (@AFLPlayers) October 25, 2017
First stand up comedy gig done! Thanks School of Hard Knock Knocks
A big ‘thank you’ to @RichardLStubbs who helped our #comedy graduates put on an amazing show! Next #Melbourne course kicks off in January! pic.twitter.com/1CfFdkBaGR
— Hard Knock Knocks (@HardKnockKnocks) October 26, 2017
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★★★★★ in Apple Podcasts by Gavin MacPhee from USA on August 23, 2017
The sports geek podcast provides great insight from industry leaders on a variety of sports business sectors. Sean is an engaging and passionate host and the guests are an eclectic mix from different countries, sports and areas of expertise. This is valuable listening for anyone in sports marketing!
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Join us at SEAT Conference in Salt Lake City Utah on July 14-15 2023. Many of our podcast guests are SEAT attendees.
SEAT is the conference where sports technology executives unite to discuss and solve the tech problems the sports industry is facing. Collaboration across multiple tracks of technology, digital and data has helped the sports industry deliver improvements across stadium access, wi-fi, security, fan engagement, social media, digital content, ticketing and sponsorship revenue. Sean Callanan, Sports Geek