#002 From performing to working in sports: an athlete’s perspective

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Episode Summary

An opportunity to explore life experiences from athletes, through a journey of personal and professional development from performing to working in sports. A discussion about career transition with three former professional athletes and now SportWorkers.

Full Show Notes

Nikky Symmons : Digital and social media content specialist. Combining 13 years as an elite athlete with education and experience in sports administration. Nikky is 2017 EY WABN Mentee, 2015 EuroHockey Hall of Fame inductee, 2015 Sport Accord award nominee. In 2015 Nikky made it to the Sport for Business list of most Influential Women in Irish Sport.

Maria Ntanou : Multiple time Greek champion in cross-country skiing, Maria competed in 2010 and 2018 Winter Olympic Games. With a degree in Economic Science and Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology, Maria is currently working as Digital Communication Manager in the International Fencing Federation. As an IOC Athlete 365 Career educator Maria has conducted outreach workshops and acted as Athlete Role Model at 2020 Youth Olympic Games.

Pedro Cunha : A retired Brazilian beach volleyball player and Brazilian Champion, Pedro competed in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games and two World Championships. Pedro began his career transition with the programme delivered by the Brazilian NOC, based on the IOC Career+ programme. Later, Pedro worked for this programme as IOC intern. Currently, Pedro is currently working in sport sponsorship.

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