The Game Plan

Episodes

Season 2 Finale — Lessons in Investing, Entrepreneurship and Gratitude: A Look Back at Season 2 of The Game Plan

May 17, 2021

We’re closing out Season 2 of The Game Plan by looking back on our favorite moments from the past year and pointing out the can’t-miss wisdom from Super Bowl champions, Olympic gold medalists, and an array of talented athletes who found their second callings as entrepreneurs and investors. Hosts Ti…

Vernon Davis — New Routes and Creative Streaks: How Former NFL Tight End Unlocked Full Potential Through Acting and Investing

May 10, 2021

As an athlete, Vernon Davis was a dynamic tight end who could line up anywhere and prove to be a mismatch for all three levels of the opponent’s defense. He spent the majority of his career with the San Francisco 49ers before winning a Super Bowl with the Denver Broncos in 2015 and finishing his ca…

Avery Johnson — How "The Little General" Compounded Success From NBA Player to Coach to Private Equity Investor

May 3, 2021

As a point guard, Avery Johnson played in the NBA for 16 years. He achieved the pinnacle of success in 1999, winning the NBA title as the floor leader of the San Antonio Spurs. In 2004, Johnson retired from the game and moved up the bench transitioning from active player to assistant coach. Shortly…

Will Allen — The Rooney Rule for Venture Capital: How A Former NFL Safety Empowers Diversity in Startups

April 26, 2021

After winning a national championship and being a consensus first-team All-America selection at Ohio State, Will Allen was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2004 and went on to play in the NFL for 12 years, most notably with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Off the field, Allen has been driven by two …

Hockey Entrepreneurship

Dave Scatchard — From NHL Hockey Player to Life Coach Transforming the Way People Live

April 19, 2021

As a hockey player, Dave Scatchard played more than 650 games in the NHL, and he is best known for his time with the Vancouver Canucks and New York Islanders. He delivered when it counted most, recording hat tricks in two postseason games for the Islanders. Hatchard’s career on the ice was cut shor…

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About the Hosts

Jay Kapoor

Founder & Co-Host

JAY KAPOOR spent 6+ years in sports and media, including at the National Football League and Madison Square Garden, before becoming an early-stage investor, most recently with LaunchCapital. Leveraging his experiences working with both professional leagues and teams, into a career in investing, Jay brings unique perspectives, insights, and empathy to the journey professional athletes will take, bridging their playing careers into their next professional steps.

Tim Katt

Co-Host

TIM KATT is the co-founder of TACK Ventures, an early-stage VC firm based in Brooklyn, focused on investing in game-changers across sports, media, lifestyle, and entertainment. As a non-traditional investor, Tim's experience throughout the sports, media, and cultural landscape provides a unique ear-to-the-ground perspective for both entrepreneurs and investors alike.