Learn to transfer the skills you acquired through sport to help you succeed in your Next Shift.


Welcome to The Next Shift!

Leaving the sports world can be a difficult experience, especially if you aren’t sure what your next shift is going to be.

Judi Gilbert, a former University hockey player and now a business leadership coach and consultant, will introduce you to other athletes who have made the successful transition to the business world.

You will hear the tactics that they used to turn their experience into a successful new career and how you can too.

Do you need a coach to help you make the jump to your next shift?

Judi is a Certified Leadership Coach and can help you use the transferable skills you have developed in your playing career to launch a successful new career in the business world.



Recent Episodes

August 24, 2019

ep. 01 – Nick Foley

Welcome to the very first episode of The Next Shift.

This episode of The Next Shift features Nick Foley, an entrepreneur, author and speaker who has created an amazing life for himself after his career as an Ontario Hockey League and Canadian University goaltender.

August 24, 2019

ep. 02 – Joe Shunock

On this episode of The Next Shift, I am joined by Joe Shunock, who has been a realtor in the Belleville, Ontario region for nearly 30 years. Joe grew up in Sault Ste. Marie but his travels as an Ontario Hockey League goaltender brought him to his new home.
August 24, 2019

ep. 03 – Jackie Jarrell

On this episode of The Next Shift, I am joined by Jackie Jarrell, a former NCAA hockey player who has also played in 10 world championships with Canada’s inline hockey team. Jackie suffered a severe concussion during her time at Mercyhurst University but rebounded from that setback to earn university degrees in education and exercise science.
October 15, 2019

ep. 04 – Dennis Hull

On this episode of The Next Shift, I am joined by my uncle Dennis Hull. Dennis played more than 1,000 games in the National Hockey League and was a five-time NHL all-star. He is the author of the book The Third Best Hull and is a celebrated guest speaker.
November 5, 2019

ep. 05 – Randy Uens

On this episode of The Next Shift, I am joined by hockey player-turned entrepreneur Randy Uens. After a career in Canadian and European senior hockey, Randy found success in the business world, including an appearance on the Dragon’s Den television show where he convinced all of the dragons to be part of his start-up. He is currently transforming one successful business and helping another start-up get off the ground. Randy talks about teamwork and how he used what he learned playing hockey to help him find success after the game.