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June 28, 2022

Positivity is the Only Place To Be w/Jeremy Kauffman

#46. This episode features an uncommon leader who exudes positivity. Jeremy Kauffman is a social studies teacher at Deerfield Hi…

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June 14, 2022

Football is a Part of Life, but Being an Educator is Life w/Bob Pieper

#45. Today we have on Bob Pieper , who has been in education since 1991, working first at Crete-Monee High School in Crete, Illin…

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June 7, 2022

Keeping the Main Thing, The Main Thing w/Kevin Devitt

#44. This episode features Kevin Devitt assistant basketball coach at Niagara University. In this episode, we'll discuss Coach De…

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May 31, 2022

Why We Need to Hire Great People w/Chris Fore

#43. This episode features Chris Fore , a veteran educator, athletic director and football coach from Southern California. Coach …

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May 24, 2022

Nothing Without Work w/Jim Konrad

#42. Jim Konrad had a unique path into education. While in medical school, he was coaching a youth team and fell in love with the…

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May 17, 2022

Talking Hoops w/SIU Head Basketball Coach, Bryan Mullins

#41. This episode features Southern Illinois University Head Basketball Coach, Bryan Mullins , where he gives his thoughts on: Fi…

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May 10, 2022

Focus on the Process, Not the Prize w/John Belskis

#40. This episode features Hall of Fame coach, Mr. John Belskis , who has amassed over 200 wins in his career, including 2 trips …

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May 3, 2022

X's and O's Don't Breathe w/Michael DiMatteo

#39. Michael DiMatteo has been a teacher and coach for 35 years, coaching football for 33 with 15 of those years as head coach fo…

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April 26, 2022

How to Live by Design w/Rob Cressy

#38. Today we have a special show - one that will hopefully have you will walk away feeling more positive and motivated to findin…

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April 19, 2022

Leaving HS Feeling Good About Yourself w/Tim Trendel

37. Today’s episode features Tim Trendel, Assistant Principal at Saint Patrick High School (Chicago, IL). Tim and I were classmat…

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April 12, 2022

33 Years of Following The Plan w/Mark Bliss

#36. Since 1988, Mark Bliss has coached football at various high school and collegiate levels. During his head coaching career, h…

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April 5, 2022

Understanding the Human Being w/Jay Saravis

#35. This will be Jay Saravis's 28th year in education. Currently the head football coach at Cheyenne Mountain High School (CO), …

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March 29, 2022

Teaching Life Skills in a Tactical Fashion | Robert Pomazak & Patrick…

#34. We are showcasing the football program at St. Charles North High School located in St. Charles, Illinois. Representing the N…

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March 22, 2022

How a Centralized Strength Program Combats The Mental Health Crisis |…

#33. Currently the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach and Head Football Coach at Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy in Northeast…

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March 15, 2022

Helping Kids Navigate The Toughest Times | John Nee

#32. Today's guest, John Nee, has been a teacher and coach at his alma mater St.Rita High School on the south side of Chicago fo…

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March 8, 2022

Turning Kids Into Adults in a Loving Fashion | Tom and Steve Winiecki

#31. Welcome to our first father-son duo, Tom and Steve Winiecki! For 39 years, Tom Winiecki taught, coached, and was part of the…

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March 1, 2022

Creating a Successful Path Using Athletics w/Brennan Spain

#30. As if being a first-time head coach wasn't tough enough, Brennan Spain was named Head Football Coach at Cardinal Ritter Col…

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Feb. 22, 2022

Everyone Has a Story to Tell | Jon Kerr & Joe Aguilar

#29. In this unique episode, we're talking about what transformational coaching looks like from the vantage point of the media. …

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Feb. 15, 2022

Meeting Kids Where They're at w/Kelly Henkel

#28. Currently an AP Human Geography and Human Geography at Lake Zurich High School in Lake Zurich, IL, Kelly Henkel has 15 year…

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Feb. 8, 2022

Educating Students to Speak Honestly, Think Sincerely, and Act With I…

#27. Although he is the newly named Head Football Coach at Bennett High School (Bennett, CO), Greg Koenig is not new to education…

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Feb. 1, 2022

The Best Victories Won't Be on the Court

#26. In this episode, we sit down with Shay Boyle, who is currently in his second year as the President at Notre Dame College Pre…

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Jan. 25, 2022

Peace of Mind: How Jim Bloch Defines Success

#25. Jim Bloch came to New Trier (Winnetka, IL) in 1999, after serving as the athletic director at Glenbrook North High School, i…

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Jan. 18, 2022

It's About Being the Most Influential Supporter

#24. Today we feature David Annis who is the COO and co-founder of Parallax , a professional services automation software company…

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Jan. 11, 2022

Building Relationships Creates Engagement

#23. Developing lifelong relationships with players is one of the most rewarding aspects of coaching. So it was really cool for m…

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