Leigh Steinberg CEO Steinberg Sports is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes show amfm, iHeart radio. Leigh is known as the true life inspiration for the movie Jerry McGuire starring Tom Cruise about the inner-workings of the high-pressure world of sports agents. Leigh was called "The Most Powerful Person in Sports" by The Sporting News. David and Leigh discuss a topic that's important to Leigh, bullying prevention. He cited 40% of all kids report having been bullied at one time or another. Leigh encourages all athletes in his portfolio to work with kids at their high school and college to help pave the way for the next group of athletes and non-athletes as well. David and Leigh talk about how not all the sports is glamorous, and the hard work that goes into developing Steinberg clients for their big time play in the world and not just on in the stadiums and arenas where they excel. "Look for opportunities to create change, don't wait for 'them' to do it."
Frank Shamrock UFC Champion MMA Fighter is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes show amfm, iHeart radio. David and Frank discuss the amazing amount of training that goes into MMA fighting and building your career to UFC Champion. Frank explains it takes a lot of mental and physical toughness and hard work to get to the largest stage in MMA fighting. He started a podcast "The Bake Out" with a well-known Hollywood health professional to start a show.
Mark Blount NBA player with Heat, Celtics and more is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes show amfm, iHeart radio. Mark talks with David about his 10-year career in the NBA and how the experience prepared him for post-player life in business. Mark diversified his focus post-NBA with real estate and owns franchises for Cinnabon.He also started his Seven Wellness organization designed to bring fitness and nutrition to underprivileged kids. David also finds out who Mark's mentor was in the NBA. "You have to keep an eye out for opportunities and don't be afraid to learn something new."
Erik Coleman NFL Pro and SiriusXM NFL Channel host is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes show amfm, iHeart radio. Erik was a 5th round draft pick by the Jets, who also played for the Falcons and Lions and was the highest-grossing member of the performance-pay program. While in his career, he was voted NFL Players Association Team Representative 5 times. Coleman now runs several businesses in addition to philanthropic effort and continuing to be a sports analyst. Coleman believes in "No Retirement."
Heather Hardy a champion UBF WBC boxer is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm iHeart. They talk about the training both mental and physical it takes to reach the top of your game in the ring and in business. Hardy is known as "the Heat" and talks about the legacy she's building for women in all sports, not just boxing.
Bob Bondurant Hall of Fame Racing Legend is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm and iHeart radio. Bob talks about the crazy early days of his race car driving career and becoming the go-to racing consultant for filming movies with James Garner, Robert Wagner and Paul Newman. Now he heads up the Bondurant Racing School which has received much acclaim as the pre-eminent school for performance driving. Bondurant is a proud supporter of ChildHelp.com and was nominated by Phoenix ChildHelp President, Stacey Weber.
Dara Torres Olympic swimming medalist is interviewed by David Cogan of Eliances Heroes radio show amfm. Live from Rio, Dara and David discuss what it takes to be an Olympian, and lessons for children aspiring to be Olympians. Together with other well known Olympians Bart Conner, Nadia Comaneci, Julie Foudy and their children, McDonalds sponsored 100 children from around to walk in the Olympic opening ceremonies in Rio.