Dalton Myers is the Executive Producer and host of The Drive Phase Podcast. He has over 15 years experience in sports management.
Creating a Safe Space: Safeguarding our Children in Sports WebinarIn this episode, The Drive Phase Media’s Webinar under the theme, “Creating a Safe Space: Safeguarding our Children in Sports” is presented. The webinar was designed to discuss ways stakeholders can contribute to child protection and safeguarding of youth in sports. It aimed to formulate solutions designed to encourage everyone to do their part to keep sport safe. The webinar’s objective is also to assist sport-based initiatives in developing practical tools focused on child protection and safeguarding practice and to foster the progression of policies, practices and procedures to keep sports fun and children safe. There were four international and regional panellists including:Diahann Gordon Harrison-Children’s Advocate of Jamaica Topic: Abuse in Sport: The Jamaican RealityKaren Madden, Sports Journalist- Jamaica Topic: Media's Responsibility: Whistleblowing in a Culture of Silence Kendia Brathwaite, Sports Scientist- Barbados Topic: Recruiting, Training and Communication Ju’Riese Colón, CEO- U.S. Center for SafeSport Topic: Minimising risk for children in sportsTwitterFacebookWebsiteCheck out our website: www.thedrivephase.com You can listen to The Drive Phase on any podcast directory. Here are a few:Stitcher PodcastApple PodcastTuneInGoogle PodcastFeel free to follow us on Social MediaTwitter: @thedrivephasejaFacebook: The Drive PhaseInstagram: Thedrivephase
In this episode, Commonwealth Games Federation CEO, David Grevemberg discusses Leadership, Culture and Sport - Changing the Game􏰄. He shares his view on the need for diversity/inclusion given the geographical and historical structure of the Commonwealth Games Federation and importance of sports in strengthening the entire Commonwealth.David also speaks about:How the CGF is striving to remain relevant as more competitions emerge in track and field worldHow the CGF plans to adapt to the changes in the track and field schedule as a result of the global pandemic What will make the Birmingham games a unique experience that is appealing to athletes The importance of Para athletes to the CGF and how they want to improve the recognition of their talents.Using sports and the brand of CGF and initiatives to fight for freedom, equality and diversity and to acknowledge the colonial history of the Commonwealth.David also speaks about reparative justice and the importance of protecting and empowering members of the Commonwealth. He added his views about athletes and sporting administrations addressing human rights issues such as racial equality. Other topics discussed are:Athletes being allowed to protest human right issues at the Commonwealth Games and why the CGF believed it was crucial to make a statement during the rise in prominence of the Black Lives Matter movement  Advocacy and activism among athletes and administrators providing them with the platform to facilitate this.The postponement of the Commonwealth Youth Games until 2023Bringing the Commonwealth Youth Games to the Caribbean and how it showcases their culture and historySafeguarding children in sports and the role of the CGF in training persons in sports about safeguarding childrenHow the CGF is empowering women in sports Connect with David:LinkedInCheck out our website: www.thedrivephase.com You can listen to The Drive Phase on any podcast directory. Here are a few:Stitcher PodcastApple PodcastTuneInGoogle PodcastFeel free to follow us on Social MediaYouTube: The Drive Phase MediaTwitter: @thedrivephasejaFacebook: The Drive PhaseInstagram: Thedrivephase
Guest: Elaine Thompson HerahDouble Olympic ChampionIn this episode, Elaine discusses Sprinting Into History. She speaks about her achievement in the 100m and 200m at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio and her mental readiness as she prepared for the Olympic Games after dealing with an injury. Elaine also speaks about:Her interest in track and field from a young age and her early life in Banana Ground, Manchester and how it impacted her lifeHer participation in the Boys and Girls Championships and how it helped to prepare her for her professional careerHow she started her professional career at the MVP Track and Field Club at the University of Technology, JamaicaHer experience at her first major championship in 2015 and representing Jamaica at the World Athletics Championships and running her personal best time of 21.66 in the 200m finals.Elaine shares what motivates her and wanting to be a mentor for younger athletes. She also speaks about how she stays focused as she deals with being a public figure and staying mentally strong as she deals with the impact of injuries. Other topics discussed are:Her performances at meets in this abbreviated season and how the downtime due to the pandemic has helped her to heal and recover from her injuriesHer belief that she can go faster Her experience as a newly-wed and her husband being her support system The postponement of Tokyo 2020 and how it has aided in her being better prepared to defend her sprint double Training with Stephen Francis for the past decade and her trust in him Her goals for the next five years including achieving a World Athletics Championships gold medal, running below 10.70 in the 100m and bettering her personal best in the 200mAdvice for young and upcoming athletes.Connect with Elaine:TwitterInstagramFacebookCheck out our website: www.thedrivephase.com You can listen to The Drive Phase on any podcast directory. Here are a few:Stitcher PodcastApple PodcastTuneInGoogle PodcastFeel free to follow us on Social Media:YouTube: The Drive Phase MediaFacebook: The Drive PhaseTwitter: @thedrivephasejaInstagram: Thedrivephase   
Guest: Warren WeirOlympic Bronze MedallistIn this episode, Warren discusses Weirz World: Athlete and entrepreneur. He speaks about his bronze medal placement in Jamaica’s historic 1-2-3 sweep in the 2012 Summer Games 200m final. He shares about his lessons learnt in his first professional season in 2011 and how it impacted his approach to the 2012 season.Warren also speaks about:How his life changed after being a part of the historic 200m 1-2-3 sweep.His silver medal in the 2013 World Championship in Moscow, Russia and proving that his 2012 season was not a fluke. The 2013 season on the track and field circuit and winning the 200m event in the Diamond League.His regret of not running to the line in the National Senior Trials in 2013 where he ran his 200m personal best of 19.79. Other topics discussed are:He speaks about how injuries have affected his career and how he manages to remain mentally strong no matter the adversity. Controversies over the years and what it is like being a public figure as a track and field athlete. His retirement in 2017 from track and field and his transition to the sport of Rugby and winning a bronze medal with Jamaica’s rugby team at the Rugby Sevens in Central American and Caribbean Games in Colombia.His sojourn into entrepreneurship with his multi-media company, Weirz World and using videography and photography to show behind the scenes of being a track and field. The qualities and skills that he has retained from his time as a Calabar High School student-athlete.Advice for young and upcoming athletes.Connect with Warren:TwitterInstagramYouTubeCheck out our website: www.thedrivephase.com You can listen to The Drive Phase on any podcast directory. Here are a few:Stitcher PodcastApple PodcastTuneInGoogle PodcastFeel free to follow us on Social Media:YouTube: The Drive Phase MediaFacebook: The Drive PhaseTwitter: @thedrivephasejaInstagram: Thedrivephase
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Location
Kingston, Surrey County, Jamaica
Episode Count
37
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
1 day, 4 hours
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