Podcast

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 […]
July 6, 2021

#082: Regan Pittman (Part 1) — Three-Time All-American Volleyball Player — On Highlights & Lowlights Of Her Youth Sports Journey

In Part 1 of our conversation with Regan Pittman, a three-time All-American in volleyball at the University of Minnesota, shares a memorable story when she wrestled […]
June 29, 2021

#081: Caleb Truax (Part 2) — Former Boxing World Champion — On Keys To His Late Rise In Boxing, What Keeps Him Humble And His Advice To Parents And Young Athletes

In Part 2 of our conversation with Caleb Truax, a former boxing world champion, he shares how, despite starting late and struggling for a long time […]
June 24, 2021

#080: Caleb Truax (Part 1) — Former Boxing World Champion — On Embracing His Humble Beginnings And How Challenges Paved The Way To Success

In Part 1 of our conversation with Caleb Truax, a former boxing world champion, he shares the importance of resilience in his childhood, in the face […]
June 9, 2021

#078: Mary Jacobs (Part 1) — Golf Instructor and Author — On How Growing Up With Five Brothers Impacted Her and What Inspired Her to Write A Golf Book For Kids

In Part 1 of our conversation with Mary Jacobs, a golf instructor, author and former collegiate All-American, she shares how she was shaped by growing up […]
June 1, 2021

#076: Marti Reed (Part 1) — Author and Speaker — On The Lessons She Learned Through Softball, Including Personal Experiences That Empower Her To Influence Others In Sports

In Part 1 of our conversation with Marti Reed, a leader with the Positive Coaching Alliance, she shares some of her experiences, some of them negative, […]
May 24, 2021

#075: Basketball Coach Joel Wallace On Being Humbled By Trey Lance Saying He “Absolutely Changed My Life”

In our conversation with Joel Wallace, a former AAU basketball coach and currently an assistant college basketball coach, he shares how he was intimidated at coaching […]