Hosted by Ishaan Thandi
The official podcast of the nationally acclaimed Pakmen Volleyball Club. Join host Ishaan Thandi as he interviews Pakmen athletes, coaches and other notable friends of the club.
#33 - Pak-Chat with Jessy Satti ep 3
Jessy Satti joins PakChat for the third time! On this episode Jessy talks about his playing career with Pakmen, as well as his time at York University and Sheridan College. Jessy also talks about his relationship with Pakmen Club President Kelly Smith. Tune in to see more!
#32 - Pak-Chat with Atara Kuruppu
Pakmen standout Atara Kuruppu joins us on this episode of PakChat! Atara talks about her 7-year career with the club, Atara also talks about her experiences with setter coach Jeff Chung, and her commitment to play for the UofT Varsity Blues! Tune in to see more!
#31 - Pak-Chat with Kaylee Glagau
Guest host Cheyenne Hlady is joined by Kaylee Glagau on this episode of PakChat! Kaylee talks about her successful indoor career with the club, her beach career with partner Ava Mann as well as her experience playing Beach for the University of Hawaii. Tune in to see more!
February 28, 2021 • 35 min
#30 - Pak-Chat with Leah Van Zeumeren
Host Ishaan Thandi returns to PakChat to interview Leah Van Zeumeren. Leah and Ishaan talk about Leah’s 7-year career with Pakmen! Leah and Ishaan also talk about her recent commitment to the University of Waterloo. Tune in to see more!
February 19, 2021 • 25 min
#29 - Pak-Chat with Ishaan Thandi
On this episode of PakChat guest host Cheyenne Hlady interviews PakChat host Ishaan Thandi. Ishaan talks about his playing career with the club, as well as his experience head coaching while in his 18u year! Tune in to see more!
February 15, 2021 • 20 min
#28 - Pak-Chat with Amy Wilson-Hands
Guest host Lauren Pastor sits down with Pakmen coach Amy Wilson-Hands. The two of them sit down and talk about her coaching experience with Pakmen, coaching with Team Ontario as well as coaching with the University of Waterloo. Tune in to see more!
January 17, 2021 • 40 min
#27 - Pak-Chat with Prateek Yadav
Guest host Lauren Pastor interviews Pakmen coach Prateek Yadav! Prateek talks about his playing career at Pakmen, his post-secondary career at Sheridan College and his success coaching on the women’s side. Tune in to see more!
January 14, 2021 • 45 min
#26 - Pak-Chat with Jeff Chung
Legendary 9man setter Jeff Chung join host Ishaan Thandi on this episode of PakChat. Ishaan and Jeff talk about Jeff’s weekly clinics with Pakmen setters and liberos, coaching with Jessy Satti as well as his own playing career with UofT and the legendary 9man team Connex! Tune in to see more!
#25 - Pak-Chat with Jessy Satti ep 2
Pakmen Legend Jessy Satti joins PakChat once again! Jessy talks about his partnership with Dave McAllister, all the 18u teams he’s coached and how their all different. Jessy also chimes into the question everyone asks: “Who is the greatest Pakmen team of all time?” Tune in to see more!
December 26, 2020 • 45 min
#24 - Pak-Chat with Cheyenne Hlady
Host Ishaan Thandi is joined by Cheyenne Hlady to talk about her Pakmen career. They also talk about Cheyenne’s love for the game, and what being a leader means to her. Tune in to see more!
December 23, 2020 • 25 min
#23 - Pak-Chat with Taryq Sani
High flyer Taryq Sani joins PakChat. Taryq talks about playing his final year of club with Pakmen, playing for the University of Alberta and joining forces with Xander Ketrzynski at Ryerson University. Tune in to see more!
#22 - Pak-Chat with Peter Rugosi
Pakmen legend Peter Rugosi sits down with Ishaan on this episode of PakChat. Ishaan and Peter talk about his experience at McMaster so far, his accolade filled beach career and what winning an 18u national championship meant to him. Tune in to see more!
#21 - Pak-Chat with Brandon Koppers
Former McMaster standout Brandon Koppers joins PakChat to talk about his late start to volleyball, his accolade filled career at McMaster, his professional career and his experiences with the national team. Tune in to see more!
#20 - Pak-Chat with Daniel Dearing
Canadian beach volleyball standout Daniel Dearing talks with host Ishaan Thandi. Daniel talks about his iPromise foundation, what it was like winning an 18u national championship and what he plans to do in the future! Tune in to see more!
#19 - Pak-Chat with Jordan Pereira
McMaster Libero, Jordan Pereira joins PakChat. Jordan talks about his national team experience, his playing career at McMaster and what it was like playing for the legendary Pakmen 98 boys’ team. Tune in to see more!
#18 - Pak-Chat with Cole Duncanson
Host Ishaan Thandi sits down with his teammate, middle blocker Cole Duncanson. Cole talks about his decision to join Pakmen in his final year of club volleyball and his experience with the U21 National team. Tune in to see more!
#17 - Pak-Chat with Kadeem Clarke
Guest host Lauren Pastor interviews current Pakmen coach Kadeem Clarke. Lauren and Kadeem discuss his playing career, winning an 18u National Championship, and his success as a Pakmen coach. Tune in to see more!
#16 - Pak-Chat with Wayne Wilkins
OCAA Legend Wayne Wilkins joins PakChat to talk about his successful career at Humber College as their head coach, Wayne also talks about what it meant for him to coach with Pakmen and the relationships he has with his former Pakmen athletes. Tune in to see more!
#15 - Pak-Chat with Lauren Pastor
Pakmen standout Lauren Pastor joins host Ishaan Thandi to talk about her playing career with Pakmen. Lauren also talks about her extensive national team experiences and her future aspirations. Tune in to see more!
#14 - Pak-Chat with Dave McAllister
Host Ishaan Thandi sits down and talks to legendary coach Dave McAllister. Dave talks about coaching with the national team, his university experience coaching with McMaster and UofT, as well as his coaching relationship with Pakmen legend Jessy Satti. Tune in to see more!
#13 - Pak-Chat with Andrea Malesevic
Andrea Malesevic joins host Ishaan Thandi on this episode of PakChat! Andrea talks about her career at Pakmen, and winning an OUA Championship in her first season with the UofT Varsity Blues. Tune in to see more!
#12 - Pak-Chat with Karim Khalil
Former York University captain Karim Kahlil joins PakChat to discuss his unique playing career, and his success as a Pakmen coach, and what it was like coaching the legendary Pakmen 98 boys’ team. Tune in to see more!
#11 - Pak-Chat with Terrel Bramwell
High flyer and Pakmen legend Terrel Bramwell join Ishaan on this episode of PakChat. Terrel talks about his club career, playing professional all over the world and winning an 18 national championship. Tune in to see more!
#10 - Pak-Chat with Joey Jarvis
Pakmen legend Joey Jarvis joins Ishaan Thandi on Pak-Chat's tenth episode! Joey talks about his Pakmen career, his professional career and representing Canada for the National B team. Tune in to see more!
Cole, Trent and Xander Ketrzynski
#9 - Pak-Chat with Cole, Trent and Xander Ketrzynski
The Ketrzynski brothers join Ishaan Thandi on Pak-Chat. The three brothers talk about playing together, winning 18u national championships together, and talk about what's next for the three of them. Tune in to see more!
#8 - Pak-Chat with Saad Shaikh
Pakmen's most fierce competitor, Saad Shaikh sits down and talks with Ishaan Thandi on this episode of Pak-Chat. Saad talks about his career at Ryerson (name to be changed), winning an 18u National champion and what it's like being coached by Jessy Satti and Dave McAllister.
#7 - Pak-Chat with Arjun Selhi
Arjun Selhi joins Ishaan on Pak-Chat's seventh episode! Arjun talks about his Pakmen career, winning an 18u national championship and his career at the University of Guelph. Tune in to see more!
#6 - Pak-Chat with Jessy Satti
Host Ishaan Thandi is joined by Pakmen legend Jessy Satti. They talk about Jessy's playing career, winning an 18u national championship as a coach and player as well as what Jessy looks for in his athletes. Tune in to see more!
#5 - Pak-Chat with Caitlin Le
Brandon University Libero, Caitlin Le joins Pak-Chat to talk with host Ishaan Thandi. Caitlin talks about her time at Brandon and winning an 18u national championship. Tune in to see more!
#4 - Pak-Chat with Ethan Ellison
Laval University setter Ethan Ellison joins host Ishaan Thandi on Pak-Chat's fourth episode! Ethan and Ishaan talk about his time at Laval, Ethan's beach career with Pakmen, as well as Ethan's inspirational indoor volleyball career. Tune in to see more!
#3 - Pak-Chat with Lucy Glen-Carter
Lucy Glen Carter joins Ishaan on Pak-Chat's third episode! Lucy talks about her accomplishments at Acadia University, winning an 18u National championship, and what Pakmen meant to her volleyball career. Tune in to see more!
#2 - Pak-Chat with Jordan Figueira
Jordan Figuera and Ishaan sit down to talk on Pak-Chat's second episode. They talk about Jordan's accolade filled OVA career, winning the Ken Davies award and his career at the University of Toronto! Tune in to see more!
#1 - Pak-Chat with Sharone Vernon-Evans
In Pak-Chat's very first episode, Pakmen legend Sharone Vernone-Evans and host Ishaan Thandi talk about Sharone's national team experience, playing pro volleyball, as well as his legendary career with the club. Tune in to see more!