Coach Forward is an interview-style podcast hosted by Jason Mejeur (Coach J), accomplished Coach, Mentor, and Founder/CEO at MaxOne.
Today, I'm excited to be joined by Steve Shenbaum. Steve is the Founder & President of Game On Nation, a nationally recognized communication firm focusing on leadership, team building, and positive culture change.
Steve created and oversaw the leadership, communication and media training programs at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida from 2003-2013. Steve has worked for years with companies and teams such as NASCAR, the Pittsburgh Pirates, Deloitte, Hilton, the NY Yankees, and the 2019 World Cup Champion US Women’s National Soccer Team.
Some recent pro and colleges teams include the Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders, Texas A&M Football, Kentucky Football & Basketball, Florida State Women’s Soccer, and UCLA Women’s Basketball & Soccer.
He also has experience working with and coaching government agencies and organizations including the U.S. House of Representatives (Congress), Department of Defense, Pentagon, JSOC, Wounded Warrior Project, USO, and all branches of the United States Military.
Steve has worked with twelve #1 overall draft picks in preparation for the NFL, NBA, and NHL drafts including Yao Ming, Sidney Crosby, Alex Smith, and Cam Newton.
In his former career as an actor, Steve was featured in over 100 national commercials, and film and tv shows such as Will & Grace, Dharma & Greg, Winning London, American Pie 2, and Space Jam. Steve is also on the Advisory Board for Derek Jeter’s, The Players’ Tribune, and is a media trainer for the NBA pre-draft program.
Most importantly, Steve resides in Bradenton, Florida with his wife and two daughters.
Learn more about Steve and his mission at Game on Nation.
About Jason Mejeur (Coach J)
Jason has more than 15 years of experience coaching basketball at the college and high school level and has lived on the sidelines and in the locker rooms working to build teams and inspire athletes. His mission is to build authentic relationships with his players so that he could have an impact on their lives beyond the basketball court.
More recently, Jason founded MaxOne to be a platform that makes coaches' lives easier and helps them use technology to have a bigger impact on the lives of their athletes
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