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Navigating Strategy, Humanity, and Uncertainty


Join experts from around the globe as they share their ideas and approaches for navigating the downtime caused by the novel coronavirus.

Stephen Smith, Founder and CEO of Kitman Labs hosts a dynamic group discussion on how elite sports teams are navigating the uncertain waters created by the novel coronavirus.

Our guests this episode – Jim Liston from Toronto FC, Gary Walker from FC Cincinnati, and Jeremy Sauer from West Ham – share their approach, creative ideas, and challenges related to:

  • Managing training and caring for their athletes given the uncertainty of the downtime
  • Maintaining club culture and strong personal connections
  • Creative strategies for athlete engagement and the importance of keeping things fresh for their athletes
  • Unique opportunities for training, learning, and teaching that the break is providing
  • Planning for a return to play or return to a new season amidst uncertainty

Watch for a bonus episode featuring a behind the scenes brainstorming with our guests on a scenario planning framework.


In this episode of Game Changer from Kitman Labs, CEO Stephen Smith is joined by Renee Kleszczynski from Michigan State University and Josh Rucci from the University of Georgia to discuss their respective approaches to data and analytics in improving the health and well-being of their student-athletes
In this episode Stephen Smith is joined by Kenny Boyd, Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director of Student-Athlete Services, to discuss the myriad changes in NCAA athletics and Baylor’s unique approach to student-athlete care.
Darcy Norman, World Cup winning performance coach, joins The Soccer Science Podcast to share some of his experiences from the highest levels of professional soccer.


Kitman Labs Joins ‘More than Equal’ Quest To Develop First Female Formula 1 Champion

More than Equal’s mission is to close the gender gap in motor sports and find and develop the first female Formula 1 world champion. They will now have an advanced operating system to centralize data for female drivers participating in More than Equal’s pioneering Development Programme.