Team Frugal: Wes Knight

Being frugal is about more than being stingy with your money. It means being prudent, smart and economical with your finances and career decisions. Every Tuesday, we share profiles of athletes that exemplify what it means to be A Frugal Athlete.

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Wes Knight is a former professional soccer player who’s continually on the journey to find his best self and help others do the same. Through his company, Creating Space Movement he helps athletes create space and find their purpose after their careers are over. Many athletes like Wes Knight himself struggle to cope with their identity after their careers are over. In fact, identity issues after professional sports is a major reason why athletes go broke and suffer from depression.

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Wes Knight through his platform, speaking engagements, and podcast is on a mission to help athletes find their purpose. He helps athletes identify their calling and exposes them to different collaboration opportunities that fall in line with their interests.

Knight is a wonderful example of what it means to be a frugal athlete. He has not only been economical but efficient with his time and career endeavors.