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111 : How To Get A Job After College Athletics w/ Former Duke Basketball Player, Tricia Liston

111 : How To Get A Job After College Athletics w/ Former Duke Basketball Player, Tricia Liston

Tricia Liston is a former Duke women’s basketball player and is 8th on their all-time scoring list.  She was then a first round draft pick of the Minnesota Lynx after graduating from Duke where she later became a WNBA Champion.  Tricia also played in Italy, Spain and Korea throughout her professional basketball career.  Tricia currently specializes in job placement for former college athletes at Drum Associates, which is a full-service recruitment firm.  The focus of our conversation in this interview is on starting your professional career after retirement from sports.  I came across Tricia's work in this Chicago Tribune article. Below are other talking points we cover in our conversation: What went into Tricia's decision to retire from basketball. How Tricia managed back pain since her senior year of high school. The toll playing all year round takes on a professional athlete. The uncertainty surrounding the decision to retire from sports. How playing oversees prepared Tricia for a

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