What is sporttokz?

SportTokz with SportProfz is co-hosted by Ryerson University’s RTA School of Media professors, Prof Walz (Laurel Walzak) and Prof Joe (Joe Recupero) with recurring Featured Guests, Dan “The Coach” Berlin, Aksel Lielmanis, and Chelsea Vern. The show is produced LIVE via Zoom conferencing call every Monday night at 8pm for 1-hour. We invite a new Spotlight Speaker and Featured Guest each week where the sport pro’s and prof’s tackle a topic list curated to suit the current climate in the sports industry. We record the entire show for our social media platforms to later post highlights of our speaker’s expert insight and advice.


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Episode #25 – Special Advisor at PlayOn! Canada, Russell Kovshoff SportTokz with SportProfz

We had Sports Entertainment Champion Russell Kovshoff join the show on Monday, November 16th! Russell is a sports marketing and entertainment professional with 15+ years of experience within sports entertainment, international sporting events, and brand development. He has worked for a variety of sports brands including but not limited to, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Toronto Raptors, Super Bowl LIV, and more! He chatted about all these experiences plus filled us in on new projects he’s working on with Play On! Canada. See our topic list below: 1. Spotlight Speaker Intro 2. Past Experiences 3. New Projects 4. Current Trends in Sports Russell Follows 5. Rapid Fire Q’z & Quiz
  1. Episode #25 – Special Advisor at PlayOn! Canada, Russell Kovshoff
  2. Office Hours – Oshawa Generals, Jessica Corbett
  3. Episode #24 – UFC Senior VP, International & Content – David Shaw
  4. Episode #23 – 2x Olympian, Anastasia Bucsis
  5. Episode #22 – Tom Pistore, President, UBS Arena (Home of the New York Islanders)

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