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The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
47 minutes | Jul 22, 2021
Awer Mabil: "From Katuma to Champions League” #29 - The Unlaced podcast woth Jake Barker-Daish
One of the most inspiring sporting stories this country holds. Awer Mabil is the epitome of going through hardship but through dedication and sacrifice has shown that anyone can achieve anything. Being raised in a refugee camp in Kenya before moving to Aus in 2006 it is fair to say Awer's path has transcended as he is a key player for both the Socceroos and Danish club FC Midtjylland who recently played in the UEFA Champions League. An incredible conversation about life, our past history and the incredible Awer Mabil story. Dont miss out!! Subscribe to our channels to keep up with the action xxSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
54 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
Jamie Maclaren: "100 Goals” #28 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
One of our inaugural guests on the show is back. Jamie Maclaren is fresh from one of the most prolific A-League seasons we have ever seen. 25 goals in 24 games and the integral piece to Melbourne City's Championship and Premiership medallions. A must listen as we dive into the season that was, Socceroos fixtures and Jamie's plans to break the domestic goals record in Australia!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
37 minutes | Jul 7, 2021
Isaac 'Ice' John: "You Know The Rules” #27 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
Isaac 'Ice' John is no doubt a serial Entrepreneur and the co-founder of YKTR clothing & YKTR sports which is a content making machine. Ice is also a former NRL player and has represented the Kiwi's at national level. An in depth thinker, self learner and a man filled with wisdom around business & growth. This chat for myself was super insightful and one that I had been looking forward to for some time. Don't miss out on this one!!!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
44 minutes | Jun 30, 2021
Georgia Patrikios: "Fearless” #26 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
If you know you know. If you don't you will know soon. Georgia Patrikios is a girl with the AFLW world at her feet and after her first two seasons in the game she already has a list of honours veteran players would love to have. 2 Best & Fairests for St.Kilda and selection in the AFLW Womens All-Australian Team states a girl that has no fear going against the league's best. An awesome episode which exemplifies application, focus and a simplified view on what you can control. Enjoy! and don't forget to subscribe xxxSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
50 minutes | Jun 17, 2021
Mitch Creek: "The Watermelon or Grape” #25 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
Mitch Creek is one of the hottest names across the National Basketball League in Australia as he leads the newly formed South East Phoenix as their franchise player. Mitch’s abilities have led him to earning NBA contracts to the Brooklyn Nets and the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2019. More recently, Mitch has been selected to the Australian Boomers Olympic squad for the 2021 Olympics which features a star studded line up with the likes of Ben Simmons, Patty Mills and Joe Ingles from the NBA. Not only is he focused on Basketball but Mitch has hobbies that involve jumping out of planes, motorbikes and tattoos, a conversation not to miss!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
70 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
Dario Vidosic, Jonny Mckain, Cameron Watson: "A-League Season Review / Finals Preview #24 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
A special feature of an episode as we review 2020/21 Hyundai A-League Season and preview what will be a finals campaign to remember. I got 3 former A-League legends in the studio to join me inDario Vidosic, Jonny Mckain & Cameron Watson. Each team performance reviewed and The Unlaced Podcast yearly awards handed out to those who have performed to the highest level. A-League fans this one's for you!!!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
69 minutes | May 19, 2021
Bruce Djite: "Real Life Experience” #23 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
Bruce Djite is the youngest Football Director in the country operating Adelaide United at the age of 34. He is also a former team mate of mine dating back 10 years which is crazy. Bruce without doubt was one of the smartest and most knowledgeable people that I ever played with and who actually opened my eyes up to the extensive network you could have whilst being a professional athlete. An incredibly insightful conversation which covers the A-League, Life balance and a whole lot of laughter. Hope you enjoy and don't forget to hit that subscribe button!!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
50 minutes | May 12, 2021
Fletcher Roberts: "Mental Resilience” #22 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
A champion bloke and Premiership winning backman for the Western Bulldogs in the AFL in 2016. However, Fletcher Roberts is much more than his 51 games across 8 seasons in the AFL as he shares insight into the challenges he faced being in and out of the best 22 at the Dogs. Fletch describes the mental resilience required to bounce back from challenge and details his life post Football as he works for the incredible AFL Players Official Charity 'Ladder'. Hope you enjoy it and subscribe to our channel to not miss a beat!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
58 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Alexandra Saundry: "More Than Mgmt” #21 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
Alexandra Saundry is a pioneer across womens sport. Alex is the founder of 'More Than Management' which is a female sports management company that works with the likes of Tayla Harris, Darcy Vescio, Katie Brennan and Madison Prespakis across AFLW along with other codes. After a short stint playing in the inaugural AFLW season and an apprenticeship with AFL Super Agent Paul Connors, Alex is now ready to take the world by storm and provide best in class service to the growing stock of Female Athletes. Dont miss out on this one and or forget to subscribe to the show!!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
65 minutes | Apr 21, 2021
Tommy Sheridan: "The Commisioner” #20 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
An electric episode with one of the best blokes in the business Tommy Sheridan. We could not stop laughing throughout as Tommy's storytelling was unmatched when speaking through his 83 game AFL Career and Co-founding RIXX Eyewear which has taken the globe by storm for their aesthetically pleasing sunglasses. To get a pair of these bad boys utilise our code THEUNLACED for 25% off any purchases on rixxeyewear.com.au!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
63 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
Rhyan Grant: "Joe Marston” #19 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
Today we catch up with Rhyan Grant who is a 3x A-League Champion, Joe Marston Medalist and Socceroo. One of the most consistent performers and down to earth people to grace the A-League. 'Busta' as he's known, is a one club man with Sydney FC reaching over 200 games for the Sky Blue. This episode brings so much fascinating insight into his incredible rise to the top and what goes on behind the four walls of the dominant Sydney FC. We hope you enjoy it :)See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
47 minutes | Apr 6, 2021
Andrew Theoklitos and Michael Peterson: "Concave Journey” #18 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
A brand that is in the land of sharks and doing big big things.Today's episode we are joined by 2/3 founders of Concave Football, these guysmake you want to run through a wall after every conversation I have with them. A unique brand that goes against the grain, not only are they expanding across Australia with AFL & NRL stars representing the brand but Concave now have operations across Asia and Europe with plans of going to the next level.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
61 minutes | Mar 22, 2021
Rashid Mahazi: "Finding Purpose” #17 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
Rashid Mahazi is a 28 year old former professional footballer who is also my best friend of over 22 years. In this episode Rashid details his life and football journey which has been a hell of a ride and at times a rollercoaster. From winning A-League premierships, to taking a gap year from pro football to travel the world and retiring at 28, an incredible story about life... enjoy :)See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
46 minutes | Mar 3, 2021
Michael Zerafa: "Win or Learn” #16 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
Michael Zerafa is currently the 7th ranked middleweight boxer in the world and in just over a week he fights his childhood idol and one of the all time greats, Anthony ’the man’ Mundine. We go through Michael’s journey which details his mindset, overcoming tough times and his big plans to be a world champion. We hope you enjoy :)See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
60 minutes | Jan 18, 2021
Sandor Earl: Overcoming Adversity #15 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
Sandor Earl is a recently retired NRL player who has just called it time after winning the NRL Premiership with the Melbourne Storm to pursue his focus in business. Sandor has experienced all the highs and lows of professional sport. Most notably, Sandor was caught in the fire of the Stephen Dank doping saga in 2014. Sandor has spoken so vulnerably of this situation and of the harsh 4 year suspension he received. Nonetheless, this whole experience has made Sandor stronger, well rounded and more hungry for the future as his come back journey for the Melbourne Storm in 2018 and ending his career with a Premiership is nothing short of amazing. Listen in for one of the great LIFE comeback stories!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
69 minutes | Dec 21, 2020
Sebastian Gotch: Double Century #14 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
Sebastian Gotch is a Victorian Bushranger and Melbourne Stars cricket player and is known for his fierce competitive nature, mate ship and sporting family. I've known Seb since I was 8 years old and his sporting talents to this day as a young kid were some of the best I have ever seen. His father, Brad Gotch is a former AFL player and assistant coach of Collingwood and Seb’s two brothers were both heavily gifted at sport. It's fair to say Seb is a change room favourite and a class clown which makes this conversation all the more fun as we speak through his life, choice to pursue cricket and why he prefers to not look too far into the future.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
48 minutes | Nov 25, 2020
Ben Crocker: Perspective and headspace #11 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-daish
Ben is a former Collingwood Magpie and Adelaide Crows AFL player that has experienced all the highs and lows of the game. Having recently been delisted by the Crows, Ben is like many players figuring out their next move and the direction he takes his life in. However, the Ben Crocker story is bigger than Football having gone through hardship off the field with his father’s diagnosis for early onset dementia which across the last 5 years has progressed to needing 24/7 care. Ben is one of the most charismatic and upbeat athletes you will come across and despite his recent hardship on and off the field, he maintains an infectious positive nature which brings normality to an industry where there is minimal.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
65 minutes | Oct 21, 2020
John Van Wisse: Superhuman #7 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
John Van Wisse is one of Australia’s greatest ever triathletes, with an incredible CV of achievements to name a couple: World Record Holder for the Enduroman Arch to Arch event(run, bike and swim from London to Paris), the fastest Australian to swim the English Channel, a winner of the New Zealand Half Ironman and has won the New York - Manhattan Island Marathon 3x. The lengths to which John Van Wisse has taken his body over the last 25 years is inhumane, something I was really interested in talking to him about was his mentality to challenge, hardship and further understand what is his why to drive him so far. People may know David Goggins, but believe me you need to know John Van Wisse and his inspiring outlook on life.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
78 minutes | Oct 14, 2020
Tommy Bugg: Manifestation #6 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
Tommy Bugg is a former AFL player turned Entrepreneur after making a very brave decision at the age of 25 in 2018 to walk away from elite professional sports to pursue a business opportunity. Tommy is now the CEO of ZooZ Group a Social Media Agency which has grown to be a multi-million dollar company and won awards such as Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia Rising Star. Quite an incredible story and a change of pace to what Tommy had always known to the leather oval ball and the MCG which saw him drafted to the Greater Western Sydney Giants in 2011 to play out his final years at the Melbourne Demons & Carlton. One thing that is evident in Tommy is his mindset and positivity which I am sure in this episode you can see why he is able to translate skill sets into different fields and be successful instantly. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
69 minutes | Oct 1, 2020
Jamie Maclaren: "The Lawn Mowers on Fire” #4 - The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish
Jamie Maclaren is a striker from Melbourne City & the Australian Socceroos and is the current 2019/20 A-League Golden Boot winner. I’ve always said if I need 3 people to get me a goal it would be Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Jamie Maclaren. Jamie was one of my childhood friends who I grew up playing with in all the Victorian State & Young Australia representative football sides. A determined, focused and hungry human being, Jamie is an electric goal scorer but also a wonderful human who has only gotten better with adversity throughout his career.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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