Aug 30, 11:00 AM EDT

LRT Sports Founder Keirsten Sires Talks College Recruiting & the Importance of a Strong Player Coach Relationship

Keirsten Sires, Founder of LRT Sports and alumni of Skidmore College, joins Ben and Max to talk about her College Recruiting business and her unconventional college athletic career.

She emphasizes a strong relationship with your coach and the importance of having background information before you commit to a school. She explains how your relationship with your coach can have an impact on your mental health and how to know when it is time to hang up the cleats.

About Ben Ruvo

Ben Ruvo is a student-athlete at Washington College on the East Coast of Maryland and founder of OpenMindGymm — a mental health advocacy group for student athletes. Through his organization, he is hoping to spread awareness of mental challenges faced by today's college students and help fund nonprofits who are making a difference in the space.

About The Line-Up

College athletes have a lot on their plate — maintaining good grades, making it to early-morning practices, traveling to games, attempting to have a social life. Amidst it all, mental health often gets forgotten. Ben and Max Ruvo want to change that.

After fighting their own battles with anxiety and depression, the two college athletes are looking to change the way mental health is addressed in highly competitive athletic spaces. Join them for an ongoing Q&A series featuring fellow athletes, coaches and advocates breaking down their personal experiences and offering advice for young people battling similar challenges.

Season 1 of The Line Up was hosted via YouTube with Ben Ruvo and Derek Gold as hosts. Season 2 is now a podcast hosted by Ben and Max. Find it on Apple, Spotify and other leading platforms.

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