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The Sports Life Podcast for Positive Coaching Alliance Minnesota is a podcast for people who want to know how others find success, and to promote coach's and youth sports training with the goal of making Better Athletes, Better People. Hosted by Kelcey Carlson from Fox 9 in Minneapolis and her husband, Dave, this podcast shines a spotlight on coaches and athletes that are making a difference.

The Sports Life Podcast for Positive Coaching Alliance Minnesota is a podcast for people who want to know how others find success, and to promote coach's and youth sports training with the goal of making Better Athletes, Better People. Hosted by Kelcey Carlson from Fox 9 in Minneapolis and her husband, Dave, this podcast shines a spotlight on coaches and athletes that are making a difference.
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The Sports Life Podcast for Positive Coaching Alliance Minnesota is a podcast for people who want to know how others find success, and to promote coach's and youth sports training with the goal of making Better Athletes, Better People. Hosted by Kelcey Carlson from Fox 9 in Minneapolis and her husband, Dave, this podcast shines a spotlight on coaches and athletes that are making a difference.

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English


Episodes

Ep 5 Elite Runner Gabriele Grunewald Battles a Rare Cancer One Mile At a Time

11/15/2018
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We continue our series on "Overcomers" and this one will grab your heart. When I talk to Gabriele Grunewald, she elicits this image in my head of Wonder Woman pushing back on the forces of evil. At 32, she's been battling cancer for 9 long years. Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma is a rare cancer and she is facing an incurable diagnosis and hoping for an experimental treatment that will help. But through all of that, she has become a wife, the 2014 US Indoor Track Champion in the 3000m and she...

Duration:00:26:44

Ep 4: Olympic Swimmer and Survivor Contestant Katrina Radke

10/10/2018
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At 17, Katrina Radke swam for Team USA. Soon after she faced some of the toughest battles of her life. What stood between her and an Olympic Trial comeback would be daunting for most, but not for Katrina. Her tenacity and amazing spirit have given her a fresh perspective on how to fight and win, in the pool and in life. Oh, and did we mention she was on Survivor? She gives a behind the scenes perspective you've never heard before!

Duration:00:27:25

Ep 3: Scott Stansfield, Former Cop and High School Basketball Coach On Why Out of Control Parents Forced Him to Quit

10/10/2018
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Coaching high school basketball became a challenge that Scott Stanfield says he could no longer endure. He spent seven years as head coach of the boys' basketball team at Brainerd High School and says the threatening behavior of some of the parents took too much away from the rewards of coaching. Stanfield is not easily rattled, he spent decades as a police officer. When he decided to quit earlier this year, his story made national headlines and brought attention to the parent culture in...

Duration:00:16:14

Ep 2: Why Former Minnesota Twin Corey Koskie Thinks We're Making Some Serious Mistakes When It Comes to Kid's Sports

10/10/2018
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Corey Koskie thinks we’re making some serious mistakes when it comes to kids’ sports. And he knows a thing or two about what it takes to compete at the highest level. He spent nearly 20 years playing professional baseball with 11 years in the major leagues with the Minnesota Twins, Toronto Blue Jays and Milwaukee Brewers. Corey and his wife have four sons and he’s watched youth sports evolve and consume some families. He has four sons of his own and he’s been outspoken about the traps...

Duration:00:17:00

Ep 1: Why This Podcast Matters From the Man Who Started a Movement To Promote Better People, Better Athletes

10/10/2018
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Jim Thompson saw a void in youth sports and founded The Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) in 1998 through the Stanford University Athletic Department. Thompson worried the “win at all cost” mentality of youth sports was squeezing out the survival, life and teamwork skills that go well beyond the playing field. Today, PCA, is a non-profit with 18 different chapters nationwide that has impacted as many as 4.5 million young athletes with its coaches training. In this inaugural episode...

Duration:00:22:29