Trine podcast looks at transition from student to sports professional

October 17, 2022

Jess FriederickA recent Trine University graduate shares about her transition from full-time student to full-time sports professional in the newest episode of Trine University’s Center for Sports Studies podcast.

Jess Friederick graduated earlier this year with a bachelor’s degree in management and an MBA. She serves as pro shop manager, adult league coordinator and co-social media manager for the Lone Star Brahmas, a Tier II junior ice hockey team based in North Richland Hills, Texas.

In the podcast, Friederick discusses her dual roles with the Brahmas and how she applies the time management skills she learned at Trine to her current positions.

Produced through the Trine Broadcasting Network, the Trine Center for Sports Studies podcast focuses on the business side of sports, including interviews with sports professionals and current research in sports studies. Hosted by Brandon Podgorski, director of Trine’s Center for Sports Studies, the podcast is available at as well as on platforms such as Spotify, iTunes, Google Play and Stitcher.

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