Podcast

Episode #32 – Is Your Athlete Who They Want to Be or Who They Think They Should Be?

What You’ll Hear in Today’s 15-Minute Huddle: If your child doesn’t truly love playing the game, is it time for them to find something else they really love and pursue it? In today’s huddle, Marisa & Vinny Malts, owners of Bloodline Hockey, talk with us about their approach to youth hockey and why their mission is to show kids their true potential on and off the ice and to give them the confidence to reach the goals they strive so hard to achieve. Marisa, Vinny and I discuss… What Bloodline Hockey focuses on and how they help the players achieve their personal best in their physical, mental and emotional elements of the game. What does “Life skills education” through sports really mean and why players have to understand who they are as individuals and what they really want and not just what someone wants them to be. Why communication has…

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Episode #31: Does Your Athlete Play for The Love of The Game?

What You’ll Hear in Today’s 15-Minute Huddle: When you look at the big picture of youth sports what words immediately come to mind? How about “fun”? How about “integrity”? Are those in the top ten? In today’s huddle, I talk with, Glen Mulcahy, founder of Paradigm Sports and For the Love of the Game. Glen has over 20+ years of coaching experience with men, women, boys, and girls in multiple sports and he is on a mission to bring the game back to the kids…where it belongs. Glen and I discuss… His journey as a sports parent, a coach, founding of Paradigm Sports and the founding of For the Love of the Game. How “For the Love of the Game” became the digital extension of Paradigm Sports and creates a positive solution for coaches and parents. How For the Love of the Game is focusing on solutions instead of just…

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Episode #30 – Faith and Sports: Putting Your Faith First

What You’ll Hear in Today’s 15-Minute Huddle: In today’s huddle, I talk with Coach Donnie Bostwick, who has made a remarkable rise in the basketball-coaching world. His track record of winning is truly astounding, but what Donnie tells us is that without God absolutely none of it would have been possible. If you have questions about how faith and sports can come together, listen in! Coach Bostwick shares his experience with us and why he always puts his faith first. Coach Bostwick and I discuss… Where he came from, how he was raised and how the example of his father’s work ethic impacted him. How his Mother’s faith influenced their family and many others. His path as an athlete (winning a national championship as senior in college) and his journey as a coach (winning a national championship as a coach). How his college coaching journey, on a high note, contrasts…

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Episode #29 – Why Should We Trust Kids to Lead Youth Sports?

What You’ll Hear in Today’s 15-Minute Huddle: Let’s imagine all the adults involved in youth sports took a big step back and let the kids take the lead. How do you think the current youth sports culture might change? In today’s huddle, I talk with Zac Ludwig, founder of Switching the Field, about trusting our kids and putting aside our adult anxiety and worries to experience the joy of youth sports again. Zac and I discuss… His journey as an athlete and as a coach, from three-year-olds to semi-professional and about his company, Switching the Field. What influenced him to want to create a better environment for youth sports, especially in youth soceer. How often times there is a disconnect between the parents and the coaches because what the coach is concerned about may not be the same thing the parent is concerned with. How our brains, as adults, are…

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