Lessons From Sports Podcast
Lessons From Sports Podcast

Lessons From Sports

A podcast about sports, life, and business.

Personalities from across the sports world join former San Diego Padres CMO and now CUENTO Co-Founder, Wayne Partello, to discuss how they’ve leveraged lessons from sports in their personal lives and professional careers.

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Latest Episode

June 5, 2024

46 minutes

Tune in for this week’s episode of Lessons From Sports as Wayne chats with Seth Levit, the Executive Director of The Jason Taylor Foundation. Discover how Seth parlayed his work with the Foundation and his passion for the Miami Dolphins into a successful podcast and now a role on the pre- and post-game radio shows for the Dolphins. Seth shares valuable insights from his interactions with many influential figures throughout his career. Listen to the full episode now.

May 15, 2024

46 minutes

Tune into this week’s episode of Lessons From Sports as Wayne connects with long time friend and restaurateur, Jon Cox. Hear more about how Jon’s journey from “Johnny Shots” (a nickname coined by Wayne) to successful restaurateur, and how the lessons from hockey influenced his path along the way. Listen to the full episode now.

May 1, 2024

46 minutes

Tune into this week’s episode of Lessons From Sports as Wayne connects with long time friend and founder & CEO of SponsorUnited, Bob Lynch. Hear more about how Bob identified gaps in the sports and media market, and created a solution that is now adopted globally. Listen to the full episode now.

April 17, 2024

46 minutes

Tune into this week’s episode of Lessons From Sports as Wayne connects with long time friend and CEO of Katsiroubas Bros. & Co-Founder of Morrissey Market, Ted Katsiroubas. Hear more about how Ted navigated changes in direction and major crossroads throughout his career. Listen to the full episode now.

April 3, 2024

42 minutes

Tune into this week’s episode of Lessons From Sports as Wayne connects with MLB Network analyst and former player, Yonder Alonso. Gain exclusive insights into Yonder’s journey, from his remarkable career on the field to his inspiring transition into the world of sports broadcasting. Listen to the full episode now.

March 28, 2024

44 minutes

Tune into this week’s episode of Lessons From Sports as Wayne connects with CEO and President of Ilitch Sports Group, Ryan Gustafson. Hear more about Ryan’s background, longstanding career in sports, and the amazing leadership he brings to the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers. Listen to the full episode now.

March 20, 2024

45 minutes

Tune into this week’s episode of Lessons From Sports as Wayne connects with former Miami Dolphins Offensive Lineman Nate Garner. Hear more about Nate’s unexpected and unplanned journey to playing professional football, untold stories from his time in the NFL, and his career beyond the football field. Listen to the full episode now.

March 6, 2024

42 minutes

Tune into this week’s episode of Lessons From Sports as Wayne connects with Evan Drellich from The Athletic. Hear more about Evan’s incredible career covering some iconic sports teams and moments in history as well as some self-reflection on how his choices impacted both his career and his life outside his job. Listen to the full episode now.

February 21, 2024

42 minutes

For today’s episode, Wayne has a long-time friend and fellow radio success story Frankie V join him. While they ended up taking different paths from that original first radio gig, they both have had impressive careers that landed them in San Diego. Listen to the full episode to learn more about Frankie V and some of the lessons he’s learned throughout his journey.

February 7, 2024

42 minutes

In the latest episode of Lessons From Sports, Wayne Partello connects with his longtime friend, Rob Bradford. Wayne takes listeners on a journey through Rob’s career trajectory, exploring the pivotal moments that led him to discover his true passions and pursue genuine happiness.

January 24, 2024

44 minutes

In this week’s episode of Lessons From Sports, Wayne invites fellow advertising and sports marketing veteran Ryan Berman to join him. Ryan Berman brings two decades of experience in the advertising industry. From getting started in New York City to his entrepreneurship journey of starting his own agency after moving to San Diego, Ryan’s story includes various highs, lows, and valuable lessons learned along the way.

January 10, 2024

42 minutes

In this inaugural episode, Wayne connects with his long-time mentor Jim Rushton, currently with the Los Angeles Chargers. Jim’s diverse career, from the radio business to IBM, showcases his global impact in helping sports teams leverage information and technology for enhanced marketing and revenue generation.