41 minutes | Oct 8, 2020

EP 1: Level Up Goes Global - Interview of Co-host Jesse Winter (President/CEO Level Up LI, SUNY Cortland All Time Leading Scorer)

This is the Level Up Your Basketball Podcast hosted by Evan Conti & Jesse a Winter. In this pilot episode, they discuss: Starting this journey & what Level Up LI is. Then the spotlight is turned on Jesse to discuss: Gaining confidence as a basketball player from the youth, being pushed by trainers as a young player, his recruitment process from High School to College, being a scoring Point Guard but being a pass first Point Guard on the AAU circuit, D2 & D3 schools that courted him, SUNY Cortland, what was driving him to break records, adversity as a Sophomore in college & coming off the bench, becoming Cortland's All Time Leading Scorer, Level Up Your Game Moment: Kendrick Lamar wearing his jersey on stage, preparing to play overseas & tearing his ACL & rehabbing, what he did after college before going to Israel to try and play professionally, making a team, coming back to the United States, getting a corporate job in advertising, getting into coaching youth basketball & training on the side, building Level Up LI in the landscape of Long Island basketball, bringing in new coaches to the program, the best player he's gone against, the best atmosphere he's played in, favorite coaching moment & more. This episode is not to be missed!Sponsored by: Home Instead Senior CareThe most trusted non-medical provider of companionship, meal preparation, light housekeeping, medication reminders, errands, shopping, transportation, personal & hygiene care, and Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care. Learn more at www.homeinstead.com or call them at 516-826-6307
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