TRU Alumni Podcast
TRU Alumni Podcast
Season 2 Episode #10 - Giving 100%

In this captivating season finale episode of the TRU Alumni Podcast, host Dustin McIntyre interviews former star goalkeeper for the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s soccer team, Jackson Gardner. Now playing professionally for the Glenorchy Knights in Australia’s National Premier Leagues, Jackson details his journey from Kamloops, British Columbia to the island state of Tasmania.

Jackson fondly remembers key moments from his time with the Wolfpack, including winning the 2022 USPORTS Men’s Soccer Championship. Jackson credits his coaches and teammates at TRU for helping him develop the physical and mental skills to succeed professionally. He describes the differences between college and pro soccer. Jackson encourages current student-athletes to pursue opportunities outside their comfort zone and appreciates the lasting relationships built during his time at TRU. Overall, this episode is a must-listen for any soccer fan.