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From athletes to athletes by athletes. What's Next is dedicated to supporting current student-athletes beyond the playing field by broadcasting the stories of those who came before them.


“Human minds rely on stories as the primary road map for understanding, making sense of, remembering and planning our lives- as well as the countless experiences and narratives we encounter along the way.” - Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS Shoe Company, author of Start Something That Matters

Welcome to What’s Next, a look into the lives and careers of former college athletes who have found answers to one of the most difficult questions every one of us faces: What’s Next?. Get ready to dive into an endless and exciting conversation about what lies ahead after our playing days have ended.


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The Stories,The Careers,The Road to What's Next


December 4, 2018

First, I hope you had an awesome Thanksgiving. It's always nice to get home and see family and friends. Or even starting new traditions on your own. We're now in a funky time in the holiday season. One were we spend more time looking in the rear view at the holiday we...

September 12, 2018


What's Next - Neil & Anthony 

Guest - Alex Aust, Former National Champion in Lacrosse for the University of Maryland. Currently the Director at Finish Line Lacrosse, Professional Lacrosse Player for the Baltimore Ride, US Lacrosse National Team Member, Under Armo...

August 28, 2018


What's Next - Neil & Gary

Guest - Matt Pegler, Ex-College of Charleston Pitcher & MLB Agent/Advisor

WE. ARE. BACK. And so is Matt Pegler! 

Welcome to Season 2 of What's Next!

For those of you who tuned in to Season 1 Episode 7, Matt needs no introduction. The guy i...

May 18, 2018


Guest: Kim Miner, Club Counsel/SVP at Pawtucket Red Sox

What's Next: Kevin 

Kim Miner is an in-house lawyer for the Pawtucket Red Sox, the Triple-A minor league affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. .

Kim formerly played softball at Tufts University before going on to...

April 13, 2018

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April 4, 2018

Guest: Timmance McKinney

What's Next: Kevin & Ant

Timmance McKinney was name that carried a lot of basketball weight in the Boston area. He was a highly touted prospect at all levels of his game but with that came no shortage of struggle and hardship. Timmance played h...

March 28, 2018


Guest: Emilie Burgess, Registered Dietitian 

What's Next: Kevin (first LIVE recording)

Emilie Burgess is a former UCONN tennis player from Stonington, CT who has recently entered her career as a registered dietitian. Emilie gives us great insight into why she cho...

February 14, 2018


Guest: Hayley Perelman, 4th year doctoral student in clinical psychology at Illinois Institute of Technology

What's Next: Neil and Ant

Hayley Perelman is a former University of Vermont swimmer and also a former classmate of Ant's from Boston University. Hayley gi...

February 12, 2018

Neil Mammele has been one of my best friends since we started college in the fall of 2008. Neil is loyal, both in his friendship and his fanhood. Neil and his family have been die hard Eagles fan since birth; unwavering through thick and thin. This year’s Super Bowl vi...

January 29, 2018

Editor’s Note : This article contains language and scenarios related to suicide and other mental health issues that may be triggering.

In an upcoming episode you are going to be introduced to Hayley Perelman, who is a year 4 Clinical Psychology Ph.d student at the Illin...

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