Episode 110: Athlete Transition - Laura Gallagher & Conrad Balatoni
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In today’s episode, James speaks to Conrad Balatoni and Laura Gallagher. Laura is an athlete mentor at the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust and a British trampoline gymnast. After an extraordinary career as one of the UK’s most accomplished trampolinists, Laura is guiding young people paths using sport and physical activity as a development tool. Conrad Balatoni, a former professional Scottish footballer, embarked on a remarkable journey that began with playfully diving to save a balloon on a sofa. This passion for the game propelled him towards an illustrious 11-year career as an international football player. Now, looking ahead to the present, Conrad has successfully transitioned to a life as a financial advisor at St James’s Place Wealth Management. Tune in as James, Conrad & Laura speak about:
  • Laura’s Contradictory sporting background
  • Their debuts to professional sporting levels and how they progressed onwards
  • Evolution of sports funding from past to present
  • Challenges female athletes encounter in pursuit of sporting excellence
  • Their key takeaways while stepping out of professional sports
  • The catalyst behind the paths they’re currently taking
  • How they keep themselves centered and at high performance
  • What’s their focus for the future
… and so much more! Connect with Conrad: LinkedIn: Conrad Balatoni Twitter: @Conradbalatoni Instagram:@conradbalatoniwealthmanagement Connect With Laura: LinkedIn: Laura Gallagher Twitter: @LGallagherTra Twitter Connect with James: Instagram: @james_ventures Facebook: Coordinate Sports FB Page LinkedIn: James Moore Coordinate cloud: The Drive Phase Podcast
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