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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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Jan. 4, 2022

Patience and Perseverance Provide the Healthiest Progress

#22. Rob Wilton is the Founding Pastor of Vintage Church, Send City Missionary for the Send Network, and the Chaplain for the New…

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Dec. 28, 2021

Impactful Leaders Absorb Chaos, Give Back Calm, Provide Hope

#21. Dr. Paul Pryma has devoted his life to empowering people through education. Thirty-five years as a teacher, coach, adminis…

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Dec. 21, 2021

Legacy is Ultimately Caring About People

#20. Jon Stapleton, teacher and head boys soccer coach, is featured on this episode. For 25 years, Jon has taught PE/Health/Driv…

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Dec. 14, 2021

Why Being Locked Into the Moment is a Powerful Place

#19. Our guest today is Jeremy Sheetinger, head baseball coach at Georgia Gwinnett College, located in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Co…

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Dec. 7, 2021

Bridging the Educational Gap in Coaching Ethics and Coach Health and …

#18. Coaches in this country are held in high regard due to their wisdom and, hopefully, life-long impact upon the athletes they …

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Nov. 30, 2021

Two Coaching Legends Sharing One Legacy

#17. I decided to try something different with this episode and invite on two guests - Illinois coaching legends: Bill Mitz and R…

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Nov. 26, 2021

What is The Human Performance Project

This special bonus edition of The "I" in Win podcast features Kara Klingler, who's the project lead of the Illinois Human Perform…

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Nov. 23, 2021

Jim Tressel: How Inner Satisfaction of Developing People Leads to Win…

#16. In 2004, I was tasked with building a football program at a brand new high school. It was my first experience working in a …

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Nov. 16, 2021

Why Coaches Should Develop All Players and Have Fun in the Process

Coaching is coaching regardless of the sport. Caring about athletes as people, embracing the process of changing lives, intention…

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