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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

TC312: Tyson Lusk, South Carolina

1/21/2019
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South Carolina head baseball coach Mark Kingston calls Tyson Lusk the best in the business. High praise from a man with high standards. Coaches with high profile programs would rather not be bothered with details [...]

Duration:00:28:28

TC311: Scott Jackson, Liberty University

1/14/2019
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Dream jobs take different forms for different people. For Scott Jackson, he believes he’s found it in Liberty University. With the resources of some Power 5 conference schools and values that reflect his own, Scott [...]

Duration:00:51:48

TC310: Jeremy Haworth, Mississippi College

1/7/2019
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No need to ask twice. When we get the heads up on a bright, young coach, we’re all over it. Mississippi College is part of the very solid NCAA D2 Gulf South Conference. Leading the [...]

Duration:00:35:09

TC309: Brian Mundorf, Louisville

12/31/2018
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When you’re a baseball coach, you learn to handle almost every aspect of your organization – sometimes all by yourself. Whether it’s field maintenance, laundry, equipment repair, or travel — if it’s going to get [...]

Duration:00:34:01

TC308: Mike Martin, Florida State

12/24/2018
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Mike Martin has been at it for over 40 years now — and to say it’s been a good run would be an understatement. Coach Martin’s passion for the game have never waned and his [...]

Duration:00:49:47

TC307: Dana Cavalea

12/17/2018
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Dana Cavalea found his way into the world of strength and conditioning in an almost unexpected fashion. It almost certainly never entered his mind that he’d be working with World Series champs New York Yankees [...]

Duration:00:33:20

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