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SUCCEED IN TODAY'S
MEDIA DRIVEN WORLD 

with
OLYMPUS MEDIA

OLYMPUS MEDIA PROGRAMS

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WINNING THE INTERVIEW

A Comprehensive Media Coaching Program for Athletes

Media Coaching Course (7 weeks) - Overview

  • Introduction to Media Coaching

  • Speaking Confidently in Front of Cameras and Microphones

  • Utilizing the Media to Connect With Fans

  • Importance of Positive Relationships With the Media

  • Handling Tough Media Interactions

  • Maximizing Business Opportunities

  • Mock Interviews and Re-Cap

Quarterly Assessments (3 sessions)

  • Review of media interviews, progress assessment, and coaching 

Mentoring Call

  • Personalized advice from a former pro-athlete turned media success story

Access to Professional Network

  • Ongoing client support for career-related questions and guidance from successful media professionals

  • Brief interview prep before upcoming engagements

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TRANSITIONING TO MEDIA

A Media Coaching Program for Former Athletes

Media Coaching Course (5 weeks) - Overview

  • Introduction to Media Coaching

  • Speaking Confidently in Front of Cameras and Microphones

  • Utilizing the Media to Connect With Fans

  • Importance of Positive Relationships With the Media

  • Handling Tough Media Interactions

  • Maximizing Business Opportunities

  • Mock Interviews and Re-Cap

Quarterly Assessments (3 sessions)

  • Review of media interviews, progress assessment, and coaching 

Mentoring Call

  • Personalized advice from a former pro-athlete turned media success story

Access to Professional Network

  • Ongoing client support for career-related questions and guidance from successful media professionals

  • Brief interview prep before upcoming engagements

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FROM THE SIDELINES TO THE SPOTLIGHT

A Media Coaching Program for Coaches & Staff

Media Coaching Course (5 weeks) - Overview

  • Interview Preparation

  • Introduction to Media Relations

  • Using Media to Achieve Objectives

  • Developing Effective Messaging

  • Crisis Communication Planning

OUR SERVICES

INDIVIDUAL MEDIA COACHING

One-on-One Sessions Tailored to Clients' Needs

Interview Preparation

We work with athletes and sports professionals to prepare for upcoming interviews, helping them to feel confident and comfortable when speaking with reporters. Our services include mock interviews, feedback and critiques, and coaching on how to stay on message and handle difficult questions.

On-Camera Coaching

Being on camera can be intimidating for anyone in sports who are not used to the spotlight. Our media coaches provide on-camera coaching to help clients feel more comfortable and confident when appearing on camera, whether for interviews or other media appearances.

Public Speaking

Many athletes and sports professionals are called upon to speak in public settings, such as at team events or charity functions. We provide public speaking coaching to help clients feel more comfortable and confident when speaking in front of an audience.

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GROUP MEDIA COACHING

Media Training Workshops for Sports Teams

Media Training Seminars

Our coaches educate all sports professionals about the importance of a unified representation of the team and sports organization in the media. No matter what one’s role is on a team, every member must be prepared to comfortably face cameras and microphones on a daily basis.

Topics

The seminars cover the basics of media etiquette, the fundamentals of public speaking, how to ensure a successful interview and what one can do to improve and maintain their public image.

Practical Exercises

Group participants will engage in mock interviews and exercises to practice interview skills, messaging development, and handle challenging interviews.

Develop team messaging

Collaborate with the team to create messaging that aligns with the team’s values and goals, ensuring that everyone is on the same page and presenting a unified front to the media.

MEDIA STRATEGY CONSULTING

Comprehensive Sports Media Consulting Services

Media Relations

Our media coaches can help athletes develop relationships with reporters and members of the media, so they can get their message out effectively and build positive relationships with the press.

Message Development

Our media coaches can help individual athletes or teams develop compelling, effective messages that align with their values and resonate with their target audience. This includes developing talking points, soundbites, and key messages that will be used in interviews, press conferences, and other media interactions.

Crisis Communication Planning

We help teams and athletes develop a crisis communication plan to respond quickly and effectively in the event of a negative media story or controversy.

Media Monitoring

Our team monitors media coverage to keep athletes and teams informed about what is being said about them in the media, and to identify potential opportunities or risks.

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Social Media Strategy

We help athletes and teams develop an effective social media strategy that aligns with their overall media strategy and supports their goals and objectives.

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Benefits of Media Coaching

  • Improve Your Communication and Media Skills

  • Enhance Your Media Presence

  • Handle Media Scrutiny

  • Protect Your Reputation

  • Achieve Your Career Goals

Meet Our Media Experts

What makes Olympus Media Group special is our people. Our founders and media coaches include former pro-athletes and current sports media members, which gives them a unique perspective of the day-to-day responsibilities of being an athlete.

  50+ years of TV & radio experience 

  20+ years of playing in the NFL

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Dan Schwartzman

Founder

An experienced sports broadcaster who has hosted talk shows at ESPN and NBC, and coached media personalities helping them get to the next level.

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Meredith Marakovits

Co-Founder

5X Emmy winning YES Network reporter covering the NY Yankees since 2012, with over 15 years of broadcasting experience, including with TBS MLB Tuesday.

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Rodney Harrison

Co-Founder

A current analyst on NBC’s Football Night in America, who was one of the premier Safeties in NFL history, 3X All-Pro, and 2X Super Bowl Champion.

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Ryan Leaf

Co-Founder

A successful sports media football analyst/public speaker, who was the 2nd overall draft pick of the Chargers as a top NFL Quarterback prospect.

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Let’s Get You Started

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