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Athletes as Educators

On this podcast, Angela Lewis interviews current and former athletes as they share advice on the college recruiting process. Each interview also offers advice for parents on how to best help athletes as they transition to each phase in their lives.

The Athletes as Educators Podcast is a production of the Global Athlete Media Network.

May 30, 2016

Alicia Herald played college basketball at Washington University in St. Louis where she was a member of championship winning teams. Herald started her career as a fourth-grade teacher as a Teach For America (TFA) corps member in south-central Los Angeles. She later joined the TFA staff as a national recruiter, selector,...


May 27, 2016

Krystal Beachum played basketball at McLennan Community College and Henderson State University. During her time at Henderson, she broke the Great American Conference and Henderson State single game scoring with 41 points. She started her own business marketing for a international travel club and also helped raised over...


May 25, 2016

Anna Hunter played tennis at the Texas Christain University and was an All-American. During her time at TCU she was ranked in top 3 in the country in doubles and made it to the semi-finals of D-I NCAAs in doubles. Her career exploration led her to choose finance where she how has a successful career.

Anna is a Senior in...


May 23, 2016

Priscilla Tallman, is a writer who loves to transfer her love of sports to other others. She is one of the most accomplished players ever to graduate from the University of Georgia. Priscilla finished her career with 2,675 kills, which ranked third all-time in NCAA record books at the time and first in SEC history. She...


May 20, 2016

Emily Jaskowiak, born into a family immersed in athletics, loved sports and competition starting at an early age.  When she was not showing her beloved horse, Mint Parfait, she was pursuing multiple sports.  Her love of sports was a family affair as she was encouraged by her dad, who played football at University of...