Podcast

Episode #36: How Do We Change the Default from ME to WE in Youth Sports?

What You’ll Hear in Today’s 15-Minute Huddle: What if our athletes were more focused on being the best FOR their team instead of the best ON their team? In today’s huddle, I talk with Dr. Rob Bell, a mental toughness coach, who believes that No One Gets There Alone (which is also the title of his latest book). We talk about what WE over ME looks like in youth sports. Dr. Bell tells us how an athlete can “get out of their own head” by serving others first. Dr. Bell and I discuss… Who he is, what he does and why he does it. Why he holds sports and the vehicle of sport as sacred and how we can learn so much through sports. What is the Hinge? And Rob shares his hinge moment during a triathlon and how it led to the question he asks “Would You Stop”? What…

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Episode #35: What Does Love-Powered Leadership Look Like in Sports?

What You’ll Hear in Today’s 15-Minute Huddle: What if there were a proven Coaching & Sports-Parenting Philosophy that would help your student-athletes have more joy, passion, confidence, and success on and off the field? Would you want to hear about it? In today’s huddle, I talk with Andrew Simpson from Player’s Fitness and Performance about the love-powered leadership philosophy and it’s growing movement in youth sports. Andrew and I discuss… Who he is, what he does and why he does it. What is Love-Powered Leadership? What happens when athletes lead from love, coaches coach from love and parents parent from love? How John Wooden used the principle of leading with love in his coaching (even though he didn’t put the word LOVE in the success pyramid and regretted it). Four Practical, Uncommon Ways to Increase Athlete’s Performance How to improve the parent/athlete relationship with a 30 day “Not Say Anything…

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Episode #34 – The Power of Love in The Pursuit of Excellence

What You’ll Hear in Today’s 15-Minute Huddle: Being a sports mom is awesome and challenging all at once. We often stress out and become overwhelmed because we are focusing on things that are completely out of our control. We choose fear over love. In today’s huddle, I talk with Stacie Mahoe, who is a Sports Mama of 8 amazing kiddos and we discuss the power of love in the pursuit of excellence. This shift in focus can be a gamechanger for our athlete and for us! Stacie and I discuss… What does it really mean to ” love what you do and do what you love” FOR YOUR ATHLETE (and for you)? Burnout…is it a quality or quality issue? Why anxiousness never goes away and what love does to overcome the anxiousness and fear. When fear starts to run the show, what do we do? When we go into “survival…

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Episode #33 – Is Your Athlete At Risk For a Knee Injury?

What You’ll Hear in Today’s 15-Minute Huddle: We buy our children all the best equipment for their sports but are we protecting their bodies in the right way if we just focus on external equipment. What about equipping their bodies to be injury free? In today’s huddle, I talk with Dr. Leslie Desrosiers, who is a doctor of physical therapy, a sports injury prevention specialist and a board-certified orthopedic specialist. We talk about ACL injuries and how to be proactive to keep an athlete’s ACL strong. Dr. Leslie and I discuss… How Dr. Leslie’s athletic background, especially when she severely injured her ankle, shaped her passion to help athletes stay as injury free as possible. Dr. Leslie recalls the exact moment, during her physical therapy training, she realized she could teach athletes to PREVENT ACL injuries. Why are female athletes may be more at risk for an ACL injury? Dr.…

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