In this edition of the Athlete Brand Advisor podcast, we’re talking with Erin Browne, former field hockey goalie at Quinnipiac University. Erin was standout goalie for the Bobcats from 2002-2006.
During the episode she reflects on her time at Quinnipiac. She also talks about new opportunities for college athletes related to their name, imagine and likeness.
Erin would have been the perfect person for NIL opportunities when we went to Quinnipiac together. She has an incredible personality and now has a wonderful family and successful career.
Today, Erin is a Production Underwriter at AFM's based in Johnston, Rhode Island. As a successful professional, Erin shares the importance of networking and how it can help athletes to grow their personal brand.
In this episode:
How recruiting has changed since Erin applied to Quinnipiac
What it was like to be the first college athlete to get recruited in her family
Why it is important to standout as an athlete
The importance of high school sports, club teams and camps
The growth of the Quinnipiac field hockey program, including the turf fields and stadium complex
Why it is important to meet more athletes at college to build your network
The advice for today’s student athletes about building a positive reputation
Using your athlete brand and a networking tool and talking point
The brand that Erin would have wanted to work with for NIL opportunities
Erin also talks about the importance of networking and how it can help athletes to grow their personal brand.
The people that Erin has relied on for advice in her career
How Erin got involved in field hockey coaching
The importance of preparing for life after sports
Why it is important to be the best version of yourself