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Mentorship

Sports Thread invites you to mentor youth, high school and college athletes and coaches all over the nation 

​​Sports Thread hosts it’s Social Media Mentorship twice of a month, showcasing some of the nation’s most prominent professional athletes. Sports Thread wants you to become a part of an elite group of athletes using Sports Thread and social media to give back to the athletic community.    

Mentors include

Cheryl Ford
WNBA All Star
Warren Sapp
NFL Hall Of Fame DT
Roger Craig
3x Super Bowl Champion

Derrick Martin
2x Super Bowl Champion
Bill McCartney 
College Football Hall of Fame Coach
Lynn Williams
US Soccer Women's National Team
Jay Howarth 
Sports Entertainment Leader,
Original Creator-Director of the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders
Bo Scaife
7 Year NFL TE

Cathy Caplener
US Olympian 

and many more...

What does being a mentor entail?

   
Mentors will record 3 - 5 one-minute video clips talking about various topics. The videos will be edited and aired on Sports Thread 


 Topics might include:  



  • Tell stories to hammer home your point

  • Your mentality as an athlete

  • Your approach to training

  • Your approach to nutrition

  • What do you attribute your success to?

  • How to get a coach to believe in you​​

  • “What I wish I would have known when I was in high school that I know now”

  • Keys to success on and off the field

  • Advice on how to handle hardship on and off the field
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  • Any memory or lesson you learned that you want to pass on
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  • What do you need to do to be recruited?
  


  • ​​Sports Thread will create a 30-second intro highlighting your career. If you have video clips, please provide them
  • Video can be recorded by Sports Thread via gotomeeting "interview" 



   Best Practices: ​​

  • Make sure you are in a well lit room
  • Position the video s hot the video from your chest to at least six inches or more above your head.
  • Do not sit in front of a window or bright light
  • ​Sports Thread will help facilitate the shot in person or via gotomeeting
  • Sit with an interesting background (jerseys/ trophies/ etc)

What happens after your video is shot?

 


  • Sports Thread will edit together your videos and your introduction

  • Sports Thread will advertise via social media and PR about your upcoming mentorship date and the topics you will cover.
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  • Sports Thread will disseminate your video to thousands of athletes and coaches nationwide.
Sports Thread sends notifications about the ST
Mentor Series video
to all users 
High school athletes and coaches,
college athletes, coaches and fans nationwide open the notification and  view your video message

Other Considerations: Live Chat and Facebook Live

You may also be a part of a session where youth athletes are able to ask you questions via direct message on Sports Thread Chat or on Sports Thread's Facebook Live channel 

​Sports Thread will promote your Q&A chat session via PR and social media