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December 24, 2021

#098: Joe Branch (Part 1) — Minnesota Timberwolves Assistant General Manager — On Influential People Early in His Life, And What He Would Tell His Younger Self

In Part 1 of our conversation with Joe Branch, Assistant General Manager of the Minnesota Timberwolves, he discusses the influential people early in his life who […]
November 30, 2021

#095: Katie Smith (Part 1) — Hall of Fame Basketball Player, Olympic Gold Medalist, WNBA Champion, Assistant Coach with Minnesota Lynx — On Growing Up Playing With Boys in Ohio, And What She Would Tell Her Younger Self

In Part 1 of our conversation with Katie Smith, Hall of Fame Basketball Player, Three-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Two-Time WNBA Champion, Assistant Coach with Minnesota Lynx, […]
November 23, 2021

#094: Jerry Schemmel (Part 2) — Broadcaster, Author, Ultra Cyclist and Plane Crash Survivor — On How Surviving a Plane Crash Impacted Him, And Why He Pushes Himself To The Max As a Cyclist

In Part 2 of our conversation with Jerry Schemmel, he shares how surviving a plane crash in July 1989 greatly impacted him and inspired him, the challenges […]
November 12, 2021

#092: Howard Blue (Part 3) — Head Basketball Coach at Georgetown Prep — On His Youth Sports Concerns, His Empowering Message to Parents And Players, And Insight That Will Make an Impact

In Part 3 of our conversation with Howard Blue, the head basketball coach at Georgetown Prep, he discusses what troubles him about youth sports, including the […]
November 1, 2021

#091: Howard Blue (Part 2) — Head Basketball Coach at Georgetown Prep — On His Life And Career, What He Expects From Players In His Program And Dealing With Players (And Parents) With Unrealistic Goals

In Part 2 of our conversation with Howard Blue, the head basketball coach at Georgetown Prep in a suburb of Washington D.C., he reflects on how […]
October 22, 2021

#90: Howard Blue (Part 1) — Head Basketball Coach At Georgetown Prep — On Navigating Many Challenges He Faced Growing Up, And When He Set Aside His Dream Of Playing Professional Basketball

In Part 1 of our conversation with Howard Blue, the head basketball coach at Georgetown Prep in a suburb of Washington D.C., he shares all the […]
October 5, 2021

#088: Pat Forde (Part 2) — Sports Illustrated Senior Writer — On The Highlights And Challenges Of Witnessing His Daughter Compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Winning a Medal

In Part 2 of our conversation with Pat Forde, a senior writer for Sports Illustrated, we focus on his rare opportunity to cover an Olympics that […]
July 27, 2021

#085: Josh Thurow (Part 1) — Minnehaha Academy Athletic Director — On When He Realized His MLB Dreams Wouldn’t Materialize, Why He Loves His Job, and What Makes A Great Student-Athlete

In Part 1 of our conversation with Josh Thurow, the athletic director at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis, he shares the highs and lows of his sports […]
July 15, 2021

#083: Regan Pittman (Part 2) — Three-Time All-American Volleyball Player — On How She Transformed Her Pain Into Stand Tall Volleyball Academy, And A Coach Who Made a Huge Impact On Her In A Short Time

In Part 2 of our conversation with Regan Pittman, a three-time All-American in volleyball at the University of Minnesota, highlights how some of her challenging experiences […]