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‘For the Love of Sport’ Podcast Recognizes Newsmakers and Heroes Supporting the Rapidly Growing Youth Sports Industry

October 05, 2022 | 1 minute, 35 seconds read

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NBC Sports Next Debuts New SportsEngine Podcast Today, Promoting News Driving the $20 Billion Youth Sports Industry

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Oct. 5, 2022) – For the ever-growing population of people who work or volunteer in youth sports and who support an industry serving more than 60 million participants, SportsEngine is introducing a new podcast, titled For the Love of Sport. The NBC Sports Next offering provides insight into some of the amazing people, organizations, and stories happening behind the scenes in youth sports.

As part of the innovative NBC Sports Next division, SportsEngine is a leading technology brand that promotes and facilitates youth sports participation. For the Love of Sport goes behind the scenes to showcase the efforts of administrators, business owners, coaches, and volunteers who make youth sports possible in a $20 billion industry and highlights how the youth sports community helps kids become stronger, healthier, happier people on and off the field of play.

For the Love of Sport is hosted by SportsEngine personalities Marie Fitzgerald and Simon MacKenzie. Each episode features a conversation with a notable member of the youth sports community, highlighting career impact, experiences and learnings that enhanced and improved youth sports.

Guests include notable members of the youth sports community, including volunteers, administrators, coaches, and business owners, as well as representatives from organizations and companies within the industry, including:

  • Kara Winger – Team USA Olympic Track and Field Athlete/Javelin

  • Chris Mazdzer – Team USA Olympic Athlete/Luge

  • Wayne Moss – Executive Director, National Council of Youth Sports

  • Adam Pribyl – Executive Director at Southeast Soccer Club and Sporting Director, Minneapolis City SC

  • Alex Goodwin – Fundraising Coordinator, St. Francis Youth Hockey

  • Andie Ostrowski – Director of Marketing, TeamGenius

  • Tyler Quinn – Founder and CEO, Alchemy 365

For the Love of Sport is available for download on all major podcast platforms, including Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, iHeart, and at the NBC Sports Podcast Hub. It also can be found via the SportsEngine website.