Full Contact CEO

Alex Magleby is a Full Contact CEO. As former team captain of US National Rugby Team, Head Coach, General Manager, and now the Founder & CEO of the New England Free Jacks, he has seen it all. Through interviews with high profile athletes, CEOs, coaches, investors, and executives, he pulls back the curtain on the business of sports, media, and entertainment as he builds his startup - a professional sports team, The New England Free Jacks. Tune in every week to listen in on his raw, authentic conversations with the who's who of the sports, media, and entertainment world.

Business
Sports
Entrepreneurship
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Jenn Lever – President of Baxter Brewing Co and...
Full Contact CEO Alex Magleby welcomes the President of Baxter Brewing Co, one of Maine’s largest brewers, if not the tastiest beer, Jenn Lever. The two share operations management tips and as importantly dive into mentorship, people management, and growing as the CEOs of two humble, hard-working, and free-spirited companies.
43 min
2
Andy Palmer – Serial Entrepreneur, CEO Tamr, fo...
Full Contact CEO Alex Magleby welcomes serial entrepreneur, co-founder and CEO of Tamr, founder Koa Labs, venture capitalist, rugby superhero, mentor to many, keeper of thee table at Henrietta’s, over 50 companies started, Bowdoin Rugby, Boston RFC alum, and overall amazing human, Andy Palmer.
54 min
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Walter Palmer – Executive, Athlete Advocate, fo...
Full Contact CEO Alex Magleby welcomes long time athletes’ rights advocate and former pro basketball player for the Jazz, Mavericks, and many European clubs, as well as founder and executive for multiple players’ associations, Walter Palmer.
72 min
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Ian Frenette – Long-Time Sports Executive, at t...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes long time sports business leader, Ian Frenette, with extensive executive level experiences in the NBA, PGA, and pro lacrosse, as current president of the former MLL Champions and now PLL team Cannons Lacrosse Club.
63 min
5
Keith Wood – World Rugby Hall of Famer, TV Comm...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes All-rugby legend, media personality, and entrepreneur, Keith Wood. Keith captained Ireland and the Harlequins over a prolific World Rugby Hall of Fame career that included two tours with the British & Irish Lions, iRB Player of the Year honors, and holding for many years a world record of 15 full international test tries scored by a hooker.
65 min
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Tony Vainuku - Emmy Award Winning Filmmaker, Di...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes Emmy Award winning filmmaker, director, entrepreneur, and long time friend - Tony Vainuku.
50 min
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Charlie Schewe - Delta's Director for New Engla...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes Director of New England Sales for Delta Air Lines, with over 25 years of experience in the airline and travel industry - Charlie Schewe
34 min
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Sandy Brown - Commissioner of Major League Lac...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes the Commissioner of Major League Lacrosse, former CEO of One World Sports, former President of Sports at Univision, and all-around accomplished sports and television executive with over 20 years of leadership experience - Alexander “Sandy” Brown.
41 min
9
Alexi Pappas- Long Distance Athlete, Filmmaker,...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes fellow Dartmouth alumni, Olympic runner and award-winning actor and writer, Alexi Pappas
37 min
10
Anne Sugar - Executive Coach for Harvard Busine...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes executive coach and speaker, Anne Sugar, who has advised top leaders at companies including TripAdvisor, Sanofi Genzyme, and Havas. Anne serves as an executive coach for Harvard Business School Executive Education and has guest lectured at MIT.
60 min
11
George Killebrew - Commissioner, Major League R...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes the former Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, and Major League Rugby’s new League Commissioner - George Killebrew.
44 min
12
Conor Brooks, Retired MLB Pitcher - Current Pro...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes Conor Brooks, retired MLB pitcher and professional scout for the New York Mets to talk about building player relationships on and off the field, as well as unique challenges the league is facing.
38 min
13
Andrew Hawkins, 6 Season NFL Vet-Emmy nominated...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes Andrew Hawkins, Executive and Host at Uninterrupted; an athlete empowerment brand founded by LeBron James and Maverick Carter, and former wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns.
46 min
14
Allison Fillmore, Executive Director TOUR Champ...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes Allison Fillmore, Executive Director TOUR Championship at the PGA TOUR to talk about pro golf during COVID, building fan engagement, and meeting Tiger Woods
41 min
15
Harry Douglas IV, 10 year NFL Vet and Radio Sho...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes Harry Douglas IV, 10 Year NFL vet, Radio show host, and home chef extraordinaire to talk about the importance of building a strong core team to build a winning culture
38 min
16
Doug Lemov, International Best-selling Author o...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes Doug Lemov, International Best-selling Author of Teach Like a Champion to talk about coaching, learning, and building a high performance culture.
50 min
17
Nate Ebner, 3 Time Super Bowl Champion & and Co...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes Nate Ebner, 3-time Super Bowl Champion, and a Co-owner of the New England Free Jacks, for an in-depth discussion on the life of a professional athlete.
60 min
18
Tiger Shaw, President & CEO of the US Ski & Sno...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes Tiger Shaw, President & CEO of the US Ski & Snowboard Association to pull back the curtain on how a National Sports Governing Body operates.
51 min
19
Courtney Banghart, Head Coach UNC Women’s Baske...
In this episode of Full Contact CEO, Alex Magleby welcomes Courtney Banghart, Head Coach of UNC Women’s Basketball to talk about how being a head coach is much like being a CEO.
38 min
20
Mike Rabil, Co-Founder & CEO of Premier Lacross...
<p><strong>In the first episode of Full Contact CEO, host Alex Magleby welcomes serial entrepreneur and the Co-Founder and CEO of Premier Lacrosse League - Mike Rabil. We have an action-packed conversation in store for you - starting with how a guy who ran a gym went on to own a professional lacrosse league to PLL’s biggest failures so far and what Mike has learned from them. The two executives discuss the importance of culture in a startup sports league and how to build it the right way. Let’s dive in, just days ahead of the 2020 PLL Championship Series, a fanless, quarantined single-elimination tournament where the league's seven teams will compete in a fourteen-game group play format. Turn up the volume on this one!</strong></p> <p><strong>Premier Lacrosse League: https://premierlacrosseleague.com</strong></p> <p><strong>The New England Free Jacks: https://www.freejacks.com</strong></p> <p><strong>Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/fullcontactceo</strong></p> <p><strong>Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fullcontactceo/</strong></p>
45 min
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Full Contact CEO - Trailer
<p>FULL CONTACT CEO with Alex Magleby is new podcast that takes you behind the scenes as CEO Alex Magleby navigates building a sports media and entertainment startup from the ground up. Through conversations with industry leaders, professional athletes and coaches, entrepreneurs, and investors, Alex pulls back the curtain on the business of sports, media, and entertainment.</p><p>Alex Magleby has always been a full-contact leader. On the pitch as a USA national rugby team player and coach, and now off the pitch as an executive and founder.</p><p><strong>Follow Full Contact CEO</strong></p><p>Twitter: @fullcontactceo</p><p>Instagram: @fullcontactceo</p><p><strong>Follow Alex Magleby</strong></p><p>Twitter: @Alexmagleby</p><p>Instagram: @amagleby</p>
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