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March 25, 2020

Why Thomas Morstead Is a Great Fit For the Middle School Rules

Thomas Morstead and I were supposed to meet in person, days before Super Bowl LII. He wished he could be in my hometown of Minneapolis to […]
March 24, 2020

#028: High School Basketball Star Jalen Suggs (Part 1) On Building A Legacy At Minnehaha Academy And Lessons He Learned From An Agonizing State Championship Defeat

  In our conversation with Minnehaha Academy guard Jalen Suggs, we discuss the impact his parents had on his sports journey, his pride in helping to […]
March 17, 2020

#027: Northwestern Center Abbie Wolf On Her Olympian Father’s Example, How She Handled Criticism From A Legendary Basketball Coach, And How She Got Through A Season Spent Mostly On The Bench

  In our conversation with Northwestern center Abbie Wolf, we discuss those who positively impacted her childhood sports experience, what she learned from her father (who […]
March 10, 2020

#026: Former NFL Receiver Nate Burleson (Part 3) On His Mindset For Helping Others, What He Emphasizes To His Children, And His Encouragement To Student-Athletes To Chart Your Own Path

  In our conversation with former NFL receiver Nate Burleson, we discuss what’s most important to him in guiding his kids’ youth sports journeys, what insights […]
March 3, 2020

#025: Former NFL Receiver Nate Burleson (Part 2) On The “Crushing” News He Wouldn’t Be Following In His Father And Brother’s Footsteps, And Revelations On Childhood Challenges He Wasn’t Always Aware Of

  In our conversation with former NFL receiver Nate Burleson, we discuss how he responded after having a dream scholarship offer taken away, and the choppy […]
February 25, 2020

#024: Former NFL Receiver Nate Burleson (Part 1) On His Favorite Childhood Sports Memories And Receiving “Compliment Sandwiches” From His Dad

  In our conversation with former NFL receiver Nate Burleson, we discuss how his childhood memories growing up in and around Seattle, what he would tell […]
February 21, 2020

#023 (BONUS): Angie Lance – Mother Of NDSU Quarterback Trey Lance – On Teaching Her Sons, Her Message To Sports Parents, And Her Hard Conversation With Trey About Dreams And Goals

  In this bonus episode, Angie Lance – mother of NDSU quarterback Trey Lance – provides her perspective on what she emphasized in her son’s athletic […]
February 18, 2020

#022: NDSU Quarterback Trey Lance (Part 2) On Learning From His Record-Breaking Predecessor, His Social Media Approach, And Why He Skipped Accepting A Huge Award At A Fancy Banquet

  In our conversation with North Dakota State University quarterback Trey Lance, we discuss his mindset during a season when he knew he wouldn’t play, the […]
February 11, 2020

#021: NDSU Quarterback Trey Lance (Part 1) On His Favorite Childhood Sports Memories, His Parents’ Positive Influence, And Losing One Of The Greatest High School Basketball Games Ever

  In our conversation with North Dakota State University quarterback Trey Lance, we discuss how his parents positively influenced his youth sports experience, who he looked […]