The Started With A Dream Podcast w/ Jacolby Gilliam

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Imagine being in the middle of the playoffs looking good for a championship run and coach calls you that the rest of the season is canceled. Then he tells you that have to live the country immediately because of COVID-19. On top of that, you knew this was your last season playing professionally. How would […] The post Ep. 94 The Last Serve with Courtney appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Aug 2020

36 min 31 sec

In episode 93 of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with pro basketball player Kevin Capers about his athletic journey. Kevin’s story is one you can relate to if you grew up with older siblings. You that friendly sibling rivalry. Part of Kevin’s journey was about creating his own name […] The post Ep. 93 Creating My Own Lane. The Journey of Kevin Capers appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Jun 2020

29 min 54 sec

In episode 92 of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with Marlain Veal about his athletic journey. A journey he would call “Kill The Kritics.” Being 5’9 Marlain was often questioned if he could play the game against guys that were taller. He used that as motivation to show that […] The post Ep. 92 Kill The Kritics with Marlain Veal appeared first on 9INE POINT.

May 2020

29 min 7 sec

In episode 91 of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with LaceDarius Dunn about his athletic journey. Raised in Monroe, Louisiana Lace has always had a gift when it came to the game of basketball. The game of basketball gave LaceDarius and opportunity to explore outside his community and travel […] The post Ep. 91 LaceDarius Dunn – Put The City On The Map appeared first on 9INE POINT.

May 2020

29 min 45 sec

Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify In episode 90 of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with Marley Holmes about her athletic journey and her work with The BFCA Experience. Marley Holmes’s journey as student-athlete in junior college in Kansas and transferring to an HBCU in Florida inspired her work […] The post Ep. 90 Marley Holmes – Layers and Levels: The Athlete and Beyond appeared first on 9INE POINT.

May 2020

33 min 59 sec

Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify In episode 89 of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with Unison Sports & Entertainment Founder and pro agent/manager Justin Ricks about his journey from Monroe, LA to being and pro agent overseas working countries like Turkey. Connect with Justin Ricks to learn […] The post Ep. 89 Working in Unison with Justin Ricks Pro Basketball Agent & Manager appeared first on 9INE POINT.

May 2020

33 min 20 sec

Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify In episode 87 of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with W.A.K.E founder, Author and UCONN student-athlete Batouly Camera about her journey. Connect with Batouly Camera and learn more about his journey at the following links below. Tooly’s Instagram @toolyyy Tooly’s Twitter @BatoulyCamara […] The post Ep. 88 Batouly Camara – Awakening in purpose appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Apr 2020

36 min 4 sec

Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify In episode 87 of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with Great Britain Olympian and England national team field hockey player Henry Weir about his journey. Connect with Henry Weir and learn more about his journey at the following links below. Henry’s Instagram […] The post Ep. 87 Henry Weir – Developing the mindset for the climb appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Apr 2020

32 min 39 sec

Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify In episode 86 part 2, of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with Elite Volly Founder, former professional and Team USA volleyball player, Ryan Jay Owens about his journey. Connect with Ryan and learn more about his journey and Elite Volley Agency at the […] The post Ep. 86 (Part 2) Out of Necessity – The Journey of Ryan Jay Owens, former pro volleyball player and Founder of Elite Volley Agency appeared first on 9INE POINT.

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Apr 2020

58 min 21 sec

Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify In episode 86 part 1, of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with Elite Volly Founder, former professional and Team USA volleyball player, Ryan Jay Owens about his journey. Connect with Ryan and learn more about his journey and Elite Volley Agency at the […] The post Ep. 86 (Part 1) Out of Necessity – The Journey of Ryan Jay Owens, former pro volleyball player and Founder of Elite Volley Agency appeared first on 9INE POINT.

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Apr 2020

49 min 9 sec

Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify In episode 85, of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with former professional basketball player, author, speaker and entrepreneur Dre Baldwin about his journey. Connect with Dre and learn more about his businesses at the following links below. Dre’s Instagram @drebaldwinDre’s Twitter @dreallday Website […] The post Ep. 85 Dre Baldwin – All you need is 10% of the knowledge to start appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Apr 2020

53 min 31 sec

Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify In episode 84, of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with former University of Utah basketball alum, and current professional basketball player, Emily Potter about her journey. As a youth Emily dream of playing for her home country, Canada representing them on the […] The post Ep. 84 Emily Potter – “Mental Health Is Just As Important As Physical Health” appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Apr 2020

33 min 28 sec

“It’s an adjustment honestly, but I think you have to be mentally tough. I think you have to love what you’re doing to bypass all the things in the background that are trying to prevent you from being great and have to have to you know, go after chasing your goals and what you want […] The post Ep. 83 Acheil Tac – The Reality Behind The Glamour of College Athletics appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Mar 2020

45 min 59 sec

That does bring me some peace of knowing that I didn’t give up.I didn’t quit. I kept at it. I told myself I’d get here and I’m here. Couldn’t be happier. – Austin Bogina Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify Ep. 82 Austin Bogina – Relentless Forward Progress In episode 82, of The 9INE […] The post Ep. 82 Austin Bogina – Relentless Forward Progress appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Feb 2020

54 min 43 sec

I think I did interview that year or the after something for them.And I think it said something like one day. I want to wear like the maple leaf on my backand play for Team Canada,and I had said that then and I didn’t really know like what it took to get there,but eventually, that […] The post Ep. 81 A Decade Of Adventures With Professional Volleyball Player Marisa Field appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Feb 2020

27 min 34 sec

I hold the phone up and I’m like hello, like expecting like good news.I don’t know why I was expecting goodnews, but he’s like Megan you have multiple pulmonary embolisms in both lungsand blood clot off of the main pulmonary artery.I’m sending an ambulance to come get youand you’re going to be in the hospital […] The post Ep. 80 Surviving Blood Clots – The Athlete Mentality and Journey of Megan Henry, Team USA Skeleton Athlete appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Feb 2020

49 min 4 sec

“I was living the dream but I forgot about the alarm clock. I thought that’s such a great and that’s the support as I okay. And it’s just a weird idea of Waking From The Dream came from us like this is so true you living this dream, but the alarm clock is there it’s […] The post Ep. 79 Waking From The Dream With Dr. Kirsten Van Heerden appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Feb 2020

45 min 53 sec

“Every day there’s a tie to what I learned or what I developed being an athlete. I mean, you know, just that persistence.” – Michelle Ruzzi, Former Chapman Guard highlighted in the After The Game Documentary Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify In episode 78, of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, […] The post Ep. 78 Using Your Athlete Mindset In Life After The Game With Michelle Ruzzi appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Dec 2019

47 min 18 sec

“He said Karlie all you need to do go be Karlie see yourself go work hard and see what the outcome is.” – Karlie Smith Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify In episode 77, of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with Karlie Smith former East Carolina University softball […] The post Ep. 77 Be Joyful, Glorifying God In Sports With Karlie Smith appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Nov 2019

35 min 50 sec

“I want a lot of athletes to understand like put yourself in a position to where you have more control.” – Daniel Griggs, former Pro and current CEO of ATX Web Design Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify In episode 76, of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with […] The post Ep. 76 Treating Business As A Sport With Daniel Griggs, Former Pro Athlete and ATX Web Design CEO appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Nov 2019

49 min 34 sec

“We allow current and former college athletes to rate their college coaches to have more transparent information. So that high school athletes, parents, high school coaches. Stay more informed throughout the recruiting process” – Keirsten Sires, CEO of LRT Sports Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify In episode 75, of The 9INE POINT Started […] The post Ep. 75 Understanding College Athletics With Keirsten Sires of LRT Sports appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Oct 2019

35 min 1 sec

“And then the third pillar of the work is around athlete activism. So we want to try to create a world in which athlete activism is accepted and expected. So I think you know when I look at why, why we don’t have more out athletes or why LGBTQ athletes don’t play sports or drop out […] The post Ep. 74 Voicing Equality For LGBTQ Athletes With Hudson Taylor Founder of Athlete Ally appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Oct 2019

45 min 56 sec

“Like I love volleyball so much. I love that I got the opportunity to play abroad and I just want girls in the States to know that there are options other than like not playing or paying you know, five thousand dollars to go for a week to play and then you maybe get a […] The post Ep. 73 You’re #VolleyballGoals with Founder and Pro Volleyball Player Ijeoma Moronu appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Sep 2019

24 min

“Sort of what these characters are facing in the film. Viewers get sort of follow along and see you know, not only what happens to them in 1999 as athletes and what happened to their careers in their season, but also as adults. How these very similar professional challenges, you know, even though they’re not […] The post Ep. 72 Director April Abeyta Inspiring Athletes With The Film, After The Game appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Sep 2019

50 min 48 sec

“Me playing and my artwork that’s the that’s the M.O. I want to have. If I was to sit there and go in and they ask me about occupation. And you know, I’m an athlete professional athlete and an artist..” – Greg Motley Listen to the episode on Apple or Spotify In episode 71, of The […] The post Ep 71. Not Afraid Of The Dark with Overseas Pro Basketball Player & Artist Greg Motley appeared first on 9INE POINT.

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Sep 2019

37 min 19 sec

“I definitely hope that I could I can continue to do that because you know after after everything on a been through and one thing that I wish that I had when I was younger somebody that had been through some of the stuff. I’ve been through it at least just could have gave me […] The post Ep. 70 We’ve Come Too Far To Give Up Now With Brandon Hill appeared first on 9INE POINT.

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Aug 2019

36 min 19 sec

“First and foremost I do it for myself because I love doing this and really just proving to myself that I can because you years go. I never knew I could run and now I know how much more I can do. So I want to go do it. And then after that I want […] The post Ep 69 The Race Is Just Getting Started With Patrick Pressgrove appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Aug 2019

33 min 1 sec

“My goal with 9INE POINT is never to be about Jacolby. I never wanted to be a personal blog about Jacolby’s journey. You know sure I want to share my story but this thing is about athletes like you. 9INE POINT needs athletes like you. I need athlete like you and not because I want to […] The post Ep 65 Every Athlete Has Their Own Normal With Jacolby Gilliam appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Aug 2019

4 min 40 sec

“Well I mean everybody has a different normal, right I mean that’s like kind of the big thing that I really found is, you know like there’s always the standard you see like whether it be magazines, TV, social media, you know anything like what is normal like my normal is different from your normal […] The post Ep 68 Redefining Normal With Canada Sitting Volleyball Olympian Katelyn Wright appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Aug 2019

31 min 31 sec

“John Speraw came up to me and at that point he was just then been hired as the assistant coach for the National Team because they were based in Orange County where I was going to college and he was like hey like you have you know, potential play professionally, you know, like I’m around […] The post Ep 67 Focusing On What I Can Control With Olympian and Pro Volleyball Player David Smith appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Aug 2019

28 min 50 sec

“A motto we have, our thing is like being the bar like since we set the bar, how do we make the bar go higher?” – Lexi Shifflett Listen to the episode on Apple or Spotify In episode 66, of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with Team USA Sitting Volleyball […] The post Ep 66 Don’t Set The Bar; Be The Bar with Team USA Sitting Volleyball Paralympian Lexi Shifflett appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Aug 2019

51 min 41 sec

“I kept going through the stages of grief and trying to accept the reality. So it really honestly didn’t hit me until I was driving home after playing four seasons in the Arena League and I drove from St. Louis all the way to Los Angeles and my car by myself without the radio on […] The post Ep. 64 Jabari Smith, Overcoming The Stages of Athletic Career-Loss appeared first on 9INE POINT.

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Aug 2019

49 min 46 sec

“Even during a game especially in volleyball or even in basketball the momentum can switch so quickly that you know, you can’t control it all the time. You just have to like stay in the moment and do what you can in that moment. That’s kind of how I see it.” – Stephanie Lojen Listen […] The post Ep 63 What I Learned My First Professional Season As An Athlete Abroad with Stephanie Lojen appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Jul 2019

38 min 31 sec

“God was just making sure that everything was going to be in line because on the second day of the 10-day tour the people in charge were like we’re sending you to Belgium like you there’s a team for you. You’re going to Belgium pack your stuff bye and that was the beginning of the […] The post Ep 62 The Journey To Become A Professional Overseas Volleyball Player With Christy Swagerty appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Jul 2019

44 min 21 sec

“No matter what the circumstances, you know, if you can get up and get out your bed. And do you, whatever that may be whether it’s sports or whether it’s anything else then. You know do it. Don’t let anybody stop you because at the end of the day if it’s God’s will no one […] The post Ep 61 Welcome Back – The Journey of Iyuna Dugger appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Jul 2019

37 min 39 sec

“My purpose that God put me here for is to unleash other people’s potential because when I see other people I literally have the gift I see potential in them and it’s limitless. So my goal is just to try to reach as many people in the valley as many people worldwide.” – Jake Holmberg […] The post Ep 60 Inspiring athletes to achieve their fitness goals within the CrossFit community with Jake Holmberg 2x CrossFit Regional athlete and Co-Owner of Blur Fitness appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Jul 2019

28 min 20 sec

“So really you’re using the system way use the system but it was like learn as you go versus it being let’s play the game just like how they play the game with us. We didn’t know so because of that I think is the reason why I’m doing what I’m doing now because just […] The post Ep. 59 Ceci Shell Teaching Athletes And Parents How To Just Keep The Faith appeared first on 9INE POINT.

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Jul 2019

58 min 19 sec

“How do you find that same rush that you had on the field in life? That’s what I really really want to do. I want to help athletes to figure out what’s next figure out their purpose because your sport no matter how amazing it was that wasn’t really, you know purpose and I hate […] The post Ep. 58 Giving Athletes The Playbook To Have Sets For Life with Joi Walker appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Jul 2019

39 min 21 sec

“I truly wanted to do it for the kids and I feel like that’s what makes it makes it more rewarding because I’m not doing it for the money. I’m not worrying about what I can get out of it. Even if we only touch one kid’s life that’s more amazing to me than nobody, […] The post Ep. 57 Vincent Valentine Jr. V2 Academy Founder And NFL Defensive Tackle Inspiring The Youth And His Community To See What’s Possible appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Jun 2019

32 min 30 sec

“I mean it starts small you know, you have goals of just like okay I want to make it to the games. Then you make it to the games. Then you’re like, you know what I think I can win this and then your goals change the like yes, I would reward myself. I would […] The post Ep. 56 Tennil Beuerlein – The Mindset And Drive That Helped Her Achieve Success In The World of CrossFit appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Jun 2019

25 min 32 sec

“Everyone Is An Influencer…Your selling point is that you are you and there is nobody else with your exact copy of DNA your opinions and your thoughts so capitalize off of it because that’s exclusive.” – Bria Jones Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify In episode 55 of The 9INE POINT Started With A […] The post Ep. 55 Everyone Is An Influencer And How Athletes Can Get Started With Content Creator Bria Jones appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Jun 2019

41 min 26 sec

“How many of us are there? So many right and even like I just said I had an incredible supportive community but nobody was really going through exactly what I was when I was going through it that I knew of and so I felt so isolated. I felt like nobody really got it. I […] The post Ep. 54 Chrissy Papetti – Life Redesign Coach Helping Athletes Bounce Back And Rediscover Their Identity When Life Sidelines Them appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Jun 2019

57 min 50 sec

“At the end of the day, yeah, you can have some indicators outside of you to say you’re on the right track. You’re doing the right things, but the end of the day it’s up to you to decide if you want to pursue something. It’s up to you to decide are you going to […] The post Ep. 53 Derek Thiessen – How The Daily Athlete Is Developing The Athlete Mindset Through Journaling appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Jun 2019

38 min 35 sec

Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify In episode 52 of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks about how you have to show up to give yourself a chance to be great. He realizes that is what separates athletes who achieve their dreams vs the ones that fall short. These […] The post Ep. 52 You Have To Show Up To Give Yourself A Chance To Be Great appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Jun 2019

2 min 50 sec

“You know the advice that I would give to guys is coming from a smaller market, you know and coming from a small town is just because people don’t understand your dream and your vision doesn’t mean that it’s not going” – Brent Cowels Listen to the episode on iTunes or Spotify In episode 51 of […] The post Ep. 51 Small City Achieving Big Dreams The Journey of Brent Cowels appeared first on 9INE POINT.

May 2019

37 min 26 sec

“I’m single and online dating is like the way of the world and I’m just not that good at it. I guess like it just sucks. You know, I everyone laughs because I hate online dating and I ended up creating an online dating app, but it was really just out of necessity.” – Amanda […] The post Ep 50 Helping Athletes Create Relationships With Amanda McGrew of Playoff Dating App appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Apr 2019

39 min 32 sec

“And I remember saying to him when he told me it might not be cancer. I remember saying him like look, I’ve already accepted that I have cancer. So please don’t tell me that I don’t have can’t that I might not have cancer because and I’m going to go back and you know, I […] The post Ep 49.2 The Match of My Life With Jennifer Keddy appeared first on 9INE POINT.

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Apr 2019

45 min 14 sec

“It was a lot of like me letting myself go downhill emotionally and then realizing that I’m doing it and then like getting my crap together mentally. What’s crazy is like those experiences I had in college of injuries. I feel like 100% prepared me for that for the whole cancer journey.” – Jennifer Keddy Listen […] The post Ep 49.1 The Match of My Life With Jennifer Keddy appeared first on 9INE POINT.

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Apr 2019

21 min 48 sec

“I tell some people it’s kind of like getting a massage. Like people have never used them before it’s kind of getting a massage and you guys and he or she will have their elbow right on your spot that trigger point, but then they move and they go somewhere else, you know, and it’s […] The post Ep 48 Helping Athletes Getting Moving Towards Relief With Scott Burson Of Simple Mobility Tools appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Apr 2019

19 min 44 sec

“I hope that through what I do, I open up people’s minds that they can be someone that if their friend is suffering or relative is suffering. They can be the person that that person feels comfortable to speak to because that is where we will save a lot of lives.” – Izzy Rositano Listen to the […] The post Ep 47 Izzy Rositano Helping Reduce The Stigma In Australia Around Mental Health With 3128 Push Ups appeared first on 9INE POINT.

Apr 2019

20 min 41 sec