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Each episode, host Jack Warren takes you inside some of the most successful athletic programs across the country and around the world. He talks to coaches about coaching as a career and what it takes to run a successful program. We leave the clinic topics for clinics, but instead choose to focus on those things that will help you manage your career and your program. Every coach has a story. iTunes and most podcast apps will show the most recent 50 episodes. For older episodes, please visit TopCoachPodcast.com.

Each episode, host Jack Warren takes you inside some of the most successful athletic programs across the country and around the world. He talks to coaches about coaching as a career and what it takes to run a successful program. We leave the clinic topics for clinics, but instead choose to focus on those things that will help you manage your career and your program. Every coach has a story. iTunes and most podcast apps will show the most recent 50 episodes. For older episodes, please visit TopCoachPodcast.com.
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Each episode, host Jack Warren takes you inside some of the most successful athletic programs across the country and around the world. He talks to coaches about coaching as a career and what it takes to run a successful program. We leave the clinic topics for clinics, but instead choose to focus on those things that will help you manage your career and your program. Every coach has a story. iTunes and most podcast apps will show the most recent 50 episodes. For older episodes, please visit TopCoachPodcast.com.

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Episodes

TC306: Andy Nagel, University of Cincinnati

11/19/2018
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Note: This was recorded just about one month ago as the Bearcats were wrapping up fall practice. Folks around southwest Ohio might know Andy Nagel from his long affiliation with athletic powerhouse Moeller High School or perhaps [...]

Duration:00:43:14

TC305: Mark Brew, Lee University

11/12/2018
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A lot has changed since we last talked to Lee University‘s Mark Brew. During our last visit in 2015, Lee was just starting their transition from NAIA to NCAA D2. We’ll find out how that transition went [...]

Duration:00:43:26

TC304: Joe Ray Halsey, Andrews (TX) HS (retired)

11/5/2018
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When I spoke at the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association convention a couple of years ago, there was one man that several of my coaching friends said I had to meet. Joe Ray Halsey [...]

Duration:00:46:37

TC303: Billy Mitchell, Eastern UP Travelers Legion Baseball

10/29/2018
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As we like to say here at Top Coach, if it’s all about baseball, then you’re on the wrong field. Of course you’ve got to learn the game, but the game is merely the vehicle [...]

Duration:00:34:41

TC302: Cliff Godwin, East Carolina

10/22/2018
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The last time we touched base with Cliff Godwin was 2014. At that point he had just landed at East Carolina and had a resume that resembled that of a D1 football coach, with stops [...]

Duration:00:41:59

TC301: Liam Carroll, Great Britain Baseball

10/15/2018
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In this week’s episode, we once again head across the pond to talk to one of our favorite guests, Liam Carroll. Since 2015, Liam has been the head coach of the senior team for Great [...]

Duration:00:33:00

TC300: Cal Bailey, West Virginia State

10/8/2018
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Cal Bailey is a college baseball coaching legend. And out of our 300 podcast episodes, his first two interviews were easily the most commented upon. Just as we’ve always thought, everyone loves a good story [...]

Duration:00:37:46

TC299: Joey Seal, Nansemond-Suffolk Academy

7/30/2018
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Today’s interview deals with the journey from D1 to high school baseball. Back in 2015 (episode 151), we visited with a rising young NCAA D1 assistant coach, Joey Seal. Joey and the staff didn’t have [...]

Duration:00:48:28

TC298: Mike Stawski, Concordia Chicago (part 2)

7/23/2018
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We’re headed to Almost-Chicago for another visit with Mike Stawski, the head coach of Concordia University Chicago baseball, which, as we pointed out previously, is about two blocks shy of Chicago in River Forest, Illinois. Since [...]

Duration:00:55:33

TC297: Ed Blankmeyer, St. John’s University

7/16/2018
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It’s been a long time since we visited with St. John’s head coach, Ed Blankmeyer. We’re reminded each time we talk why it is that people hold Coach Blankmeyer in such high esteem. In addition [...]

Duration:00:39:55

TC296: Kevin Wilson, Top Coach Commencement 2018

6/13/2018
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In our second annual Top Coach Commencement, we invited Kevin Wilson to address the next wave of future coaches. Anyone who follows Kevin will note that it’s not all about batting, but about the why. [...]

Duration:00:28:22

TC295: Mark “Lunch” McKenzie, Concordia St. Paul

5/28/2018
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We’re long past the point where we’re surprised with a guest that is not well known outside the region in which they coach. Coaches often labor in relative obscurity. However, every now and then there [...]

Duration:00:49:53

TC294: Niagara Power Baseball

5/7/2018
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We stumbled upon a great story a few weeks ago that deals with a first of its kind operation of a summer collegiate baseball team. Turns out that the Niagara Power is the first summer [...]

Duration:00:34:43

TC293: Mike Stawski, Concordia Chicago

4/23/2018
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We’re headed to Chicago for the first time ever — almost. Today we’re visiting with Mike Stawski, the head coach of Concordia University Chicago baseball, which is about two blocks shy of Chicago in River [...]

Duration:00:53:47

TC292: Bryan Torresani, Arcadia University

4/16/2018
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Given the number of baseball playing colleges in the state of Pennsylvania, it would be hard not to have one of these guys pop up every now and then on Top Coach. But given the [...]

Duration:00:50:22

TC291: Marc Rardin, Iowa Western CC (part 2)

4/9/2018
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We’re headed back to Council Bluffs, Iowa this week for part 2 of our interview with Marc Rardin, head coach at Iowa Western Community College. Our first visit was cut a bit short by technical difficulties, [...]

Duration:01:04:47

TC290: Tom Frizzell, Massasoit Community College

4/2/2018
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Sometimes we look so hard at coaches we see on TV and hear speak at all the conferences that we sometime overlook the really good stories. Thanks to our friends out in the Top Coach [...]

Duration:00:45:19

TC289: Pat McQuaid, Nova High School (Davie, FL)

3/29/2018
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High school baseball in Florida is one tough nut to crack. There are so many good programs at all levels and getting to the top — and staying consistently good — is a difficult proposition. [...]

Duration:00:46:35

TC288: Dan McDonnell, University of Louisville (encore)

3/19/2018
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Sometimes an episode is just so doggone good that we’d be remiss if we didn’t feature t again. Such is the case with an interview we did with Louisville head baseball coach, Dan McDonnell in [...]

Duration:00:40:15

TC287: Marc Rardin, Iowa Western CC

3/5/2018
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It’s absolutely amazing what they’ve been able to accomplish in the state of Iowa when it comes to collegiate baseball, especially factoring in the brutal, so-called “Spring” weather. And it’s nowhere more evident than in [...]

Duration:00:29:47