Minnehaha Academy

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 […]
November 14, 2020

Chet Holmgren Journey to ESPN Top-Ranking Depended on Perseverance and Support

Shared this thread on Chet Holmgren via Twitter. But here is a fuller version. Chet Holmgren shined on nationally-televised games lately but ESPN’s top-rated prep player, persevered […]
September 1, 2020

#044: Chet Holmgren (Part 2) — Top-Ranked High School Basketball Player — On Why He Supports “Black Lives Matter,” And His Take On Rankings & The Recruitment Experience

In part 2 of our conversation with Chet Holmgren, we discuss what he learned from African American teammates and coaches, why he supports Black Lives Matters, […]
August 27, 2020

#043: Chet Holmgren (Part 1) — Top-Ranked High School Basketball Player — On Coaches Who Believed In Him When He Struggled With The Game

In part 1 of our conversation with Chet Holmgren, we discuss the impact coaches — including Larry Suggs — had on his development, and his early […]