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Episode 027: 2017 River States Conference A.D. of the Year Rusty Kennedy

Rusty Kennedy arrived at Midway University as the Athletic Director in January 2016. Kennedy has been responsible for overseeing the dramatic changes that have taken place within the athletic department. Within the span of a mere three months the university went from single gender to co-educational as well as adding six new sports, four of those the first male sports in school history, while growing the number of athletes from 92 in the Spring of 2016 and 260 to the Fall of 2016 to 340 in...

Duration: 00:41:50

Episode 026: Fantasy Football Senior Editor Keith Lipscomb

Keith Lipscomb has been at for 20 years. He is currently the Senior Editor for Fantasy Football. He has served many roles through the years, including editor, writer, on-air talent and podcast host for the ESPN Fantasy editorial team. He works closely with the Fantasy Focus Football 06010 podcast that is hosted by Matthew Berry, Field Yates, and Stephania Bell. This podcast is regularly listed among Apple's Top-100 most downloaded podcasts. Keith has been an editor for Sports Nation...

Duration: 00:29:03

Episode 025: Actor Bill Coelius

Bill has been in numerous television shows including American Horror Story, Parks and Rec, Modern Family, The Office, Desperate Housewives, Law and Order, and many others. His movies include Taking Woodstock directed by Ang Lee, and Brave New Jersey with Tony Hale. He has also booked over 50 national commercials which has allowed him to visit Buenos Aires, hang out with James Gandolfini, and get naked on 43rd Street. He also teaches acting in New York, Los Angeles, Portland, and Detroit....

Duration: 00:36:04

Episode 024: Stadium Status Author John Brubaker

John Brubaker is a highly sought after keynote speaker, award-winning author and executive coach known for his unique approach to performance enhancement. He has front line,high-stakes, high-stress experience as a championship coach. His 12 year coaching career ended with him getting fired – on his birthday! This experience taught John all the powerful lessons of coaching: teamwork, setbacks, strategy,and implementation – but equally the importance of balancing your life. Coach Bru’s...

Duration: 00:37:15

Episode 023: Award-Winning Washington D.C. Reporter Jay Korff

Jay Korff is a general assignment reporter with ABC7/WJLA-TV & News Channel 8 in Washington D.C. He is also the director of the full-length documentary "Endure". Jay has received 41 Regional Emmy awards, 19 Regional Edward R. Murrow awards, 3 National Headliner Awards and 3 National Murrows. He's also been honored by the Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association for his investigative work relating to dysfunction, waste and mismanagement within D.C. government. Jay is a native of...

Duration: 00:34:28

Episode 022: The Super Coach Micheal Burt

Micheal Burt is known as "The Super Coach," for his unique blend of being a former championship coach who has an entrepreneurial mindset. He has authored 12 books, including the best-seller Zebra and Cheetahs, as well as his newest book Everybody Needs a Coach in Life. As a basketball coach, Burt won 221 games in a nine-year period, including the school's first-ever State Championship. He now speaks, coaches, trains, and leads some of the top companies in the world. His biggest coaching...

Duration: 00:30:41

Episode 021: Original Shark on "Shark Tank" Kevin Harrington

Kevin Harrington is an original shark on the Emmy Award winning show "Shark Tank", where he filmed more than 175 segments. He is also the Inventor of the Infomercial and the "As Seen On TV" Pioneer. Kevin has launched over 500 products generating more than $5 billion in sales worldwide with iconic brands and celebrities such as Jack Lalanne, Tony Little, George Foreman, Kim Kardashian, and Billy Mays. Kevin has written numerous best-sellers, including Put a Shark in your Tank and Key...

Duration: 00:16:23

Episode 020: Productivity Coach Mridu Parikh

Mridu Parikh is one of the top productivity coaches in the game today. If you want to simplify your life and make your business run more efficiently then she is exactly the person you want to contact. Mridu is an Organizational Consultant, Business Strategist, Speaker & Author helping people be successful & productive in their business, career & home life. She has an infectious personality and it will be obvious after listening to her why she is so successful and how she has been able to...

Duration: 00:24:13

Episode 019: Indiana High School Athletic Association Commissioner Bobby Cox

Bobby Cox is the Commissioner of the Indiana High School Athletic Association. He became the 8th commissioner in Indiana history when he took the reigns in 2011. Prior to that appointment, he had served as assistant commissioner since 2000 administering the sports of football, boys’ golf, boys’ and girls’ track and field, and wrestling. Previously, Cox was a member of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Football Rules Committee serving as the Chairman of the...

Duration: 00:29:04

Episode 018: Former NFL Cheerleader and Best-Selling Author Kelly Roach

Kelly Roach is the CEO and Founder of Kelly Roach Coaching, where she provides Business training, coaching, and consulting to Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Executive Leaders to create rapid and dramatic sales, productivity and profitability improvements. She is the host of the top-rated podcast "Unstoppable Success Radio". Kelly also is the author of the Internationally #1 Best-Selling Book Unstoppable: 9 Principles for Unlimited Success in Business and in Life. Websites:...

Duration: 00:34:38

Episode 017: Proactive Coaching Partner Rob Miller

Rob Miller is a partner and motivational speaker for Proactive Coaching, which is one of the top leadership training platforms in the country. Along with his Bruce Brown, they help coaches positively impact their athlete's lives. Rob is also the commissioner of the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference, with schools in Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan. Throughout his career, Rob has been a coach at the high school and college levels. He was also instrumental in building up the NAIA's Champions...

Duration: 00:35:50

Episode 016: Crossroads League Commissioner Larry Desimpelare

Larry DeSimpelare is the commissioner of the Crossroads League, which is arguably the best NAIA conference in the country when it comes to combining national-level competition and an emphasis on character-building. The Crossroads League has schools from the state of Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. Before becoming a commissioner, Larry served as a collegiate men's basketball coach at Cleveland State University, Rutgers University, Kent State University, Eastern Michigan University and...

Duration: 00:30:05

Episode 015: GiANT Worldwide Founder Jeremie Kubicek

Jeremie Kubicek is the co-founder of the GiANT companies (GiANT Worldwide, GiANT Partners, GiANT Capital, GiANT Impact). Jeremie’s first book, Making Your Leadership Come Alive, became a Wall Street Journal best seller. In 2015, he and Steve Cockrum co-wrote the hit books, 5 Gears and the 5 Voices. Jeremie is also the former CEO over the brands, Leadercast, Catalyst and the John Maxwell training companies. He speaks regularly in organizations of all sizes in the US and Europe. SHOW...

Duration: 00:30:43

Episode 014: Grace College Athletic Director Chad Briscoe

Chad Briscoe is the athletic director at Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana. He earned the 2017 Crossroads League Athletic Director of the Year award. He also won the award in 2010. At the NAIA level, he has helped initiate several "Champions of Character" initiatives, starting various sportsmanship summits for the league and local high school conferences. He currently is the league's representative on the NAIA National Administrative Council and is the vice chair of the Championship...

Duration: 00:35:22

Episode 013: Communication Specialist Betsy Butterick

Betsy Butterick is the Coaches' Coach and the Communication Specialist that businesses and teams call upon when they are serious about improving. Betsy is a former college athlete and NCAA Division I basketball coach. She has given Tedx Talks and worked with top teams such as Stanford University basketball. SHOW NOTES: Website: Facebook: Twitter: YouTube Channel:...

Duration: 00:31:24

Episode 012: Purpose Focused Marriage - Greg and Julie Gorman

Greg and Julie Gorman provide life-transforming content and coaching for your business and life. They write, produce, and host weekly broadcasts and hold certifications from the Patterson Center, Dr. John Maxwell, and Personality Insights Institute. As executive coaches, trainers and speakers, Greg and Julie share together internationally and have enjoyed sharing the platform with many well-known speakers such as Les Brown, John Maxwell, and many more. Together, Greg and Julie coach and...

Duration: 00:34:00

Episode 011: CoachTube Founder Wade Floyd

Wade Floyd is the founder of, which is the world's #1 marketplace for online sports education. CoachTube empowers coaches to create courses online by providing tools, technical support and guidance, so they can quickly and easily get their content online. There are thousands of online courses at for all sports. Both coaches and athletes can benefit from these on-demand online videos. SHOW NOTES: Website: Social Media: Instagram | Twitter |...

Duration: 00:21:27

Episode 010: St. John's University Athletic Director Anton Goff

Anton Goff is the Director of Athletics at traditional Big East power St. John's University. He has also been the athletic director at Hartford University and Bowie State. Throughout his career, he also worked with the University of Maryland, Michigan State University, and Kent State University. Website: Twitter: @AD_Goff_StJohns Email: The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter by Michael Watkins The...

Duration: 00:27:48

Episode 009: VoiceAmerica Radio Host Rick A. Morris

Rick A. Morris is the President of RSquared Consulting and a Radio Host on Voice America Talk Radio. He is also a John Maxwell certified leadership trainer, speaker, and coach. Rick is an ITIL Practitioner, consultant, author, mentor, and evangelist for project management. Rick is an accomplished project manager and public speaker. His appetite for knowledge and passion for the profession makes him an internationally sought-after speaker delivering keynote presentations for large...

Duration: 00:26:11

Episode 008: Tao of Sports Host Troy Kirby

Troy Kirby is the host of the very popular Tao of Sports podcast. He has done more than 800 episodes with some of the top people in the sports business world. He has worked in the sports industry for more than 15 years, at three different university athletic departments, and one professional soccer team. Kirby is a much sought after sports business consultant and keynote speaker. He is the president of The National Association of Athletic Ticket Sales & Operations. Website:...

Duration: 00:36:19

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