The K.P. Wee Podcast

Sports & Recreation Podcasts

The K.P. Wee Podcast is a podcast about sports by a teacher/writer just looking to inspire, with guests from various sports backgrounds sharing stories and perspectives. The goal is to inspire and share amazing tips, reflections, and stories about sports.

Location:

United States

Description:

The K.P. Wee Podcast is a podcast about sports by a teacher/writer just looking to inspire, with guests from various sports backgrounds sharing stories and perspectives. The goal is to inspire and share amazing tips, reflections, and stories about sports.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 75: Steven Cockram, Performance Mindset Coach, with hosts Stan Markotich and K.P. Wee

1/21/2023
In this episode, New Zealand-based performance mindset coach Steven Cockram re-joins the podcast for a follow-up with co-host Stan Markotich and regular host K.P. Wee. SUMMARY: Whatever we do in life, mindset matters! And that’s why it’s the focus of Steve Cockram’s highly successful practice. As a performance coach, he helps clients stretch, grow and reach ambitious goals – both as athletes and as humans. Host K.P. Wee and his special co-host, Stan Markotich, invite their guest to share...

Duration:00:56:01

Episode 74: R-E-S-P-E-C-T & More Workplace Tales of Caution

12/11/2022
It’s one of those things we were all supposed to have learned in kindergarten, right? When it comes to R-E-S-P-E-C-T, we should strive to treat others as we would like to be treated! While the concept seems basic, this episode of The K.P. Wee Podcast explores the many ways in which fundamental decency is often lacking in our workplaces and society at large. Guest Host Stan Markotich invites K.P. Wee, author and educator, to share on-the-job experiences that capture the negative impacts of...

Duration:00:53:58

Episode 73: Upper Deck 1990 Baseball Card Collector Michael Unger, Part 7

12/7/2022
If you’re a fan of Michael Unger’s 1990 Upper Deck baseball card project, then it doesn’t get better than this episode of The K.P. Wee Podcast—which features a non-stop stream of sports history, trivia, game deconstructions, and remembrances. Enjoy this return visit from a fan favorite known to baseball card collectors through his social media handles udeck1990@Twitter or upperdeck1990@Insta. Michael and K.P. do a deep dive into some of the exciting (if sometimes forgotten or obscure)...

Duration:00:41:17

Episode 72: "Bad Bosses" - with guest host Stan Markotich

11/1/2022
K.P. Wee, author and podcast host, is back on the receiving end of questions when guest host (and former News Director at CJIV Radio) Stan Markotich invites his good friend to drill down on that all-important workplace relationship with … the boss! If you’ve been there, you know it’s the worst: Reporting to a leader who doesn’t understand how to set a tone that fosters mutual respect, excellence, and job satisfaction in the workplace. Based on personal experiences, this episode of The K.P....

Duration:00:51:01

Episode 71: Steven Cockram, Performance Mindset Coach

10/11/2022
In this episode, New Zealand-based performance mindset coach Steven Cockram joins the podcast to discuss his transition from a former rugby player to where he is today. The founder of Athletic Mindset Ltd., Steve helps athletes, coaches, parents, and organizations to empower themselves through sport and achieve enhanced performance levels consistently. For more, check out https://stevecockram.coach and https://www.athleticmindset.nz

Duration:00:34:01

Episode 70: Upper Deck 1990 Baseball Card Collector Michael Unger, Part 6

9/16/2022
If you’re a fan of Michael Unger’s 1990 Upper Deck baseball card project, then it doesn’t get better than this episode of The K.P. Wee Podcast—which features a non-stop stream of sports history, trivia, game deconstructions, and remembrances. Enjoy this return visit from a fan favorite known to baseball card collectors through his social media handles udeck1990@Twitter or upperdeck1990@Insta. Michael and K.P. do a deep dive into some of the exciting (if sometimes forgotten or obscure)...

Duration:00:49:27

Episode 69: John Mahaffey, Author, Sports Commentator, and Championship Golf Player

9/9/2022
You’re in for a double-header treat – featuring both literary and golf themes – and a fascinating triple-threat conversation on this episode of The K.P. Wee Podcast. Ten-time PGA title holder John Mahaffey is sharing with Guest Host Stan Markotich and K.P. Wee everything from the story of his introduction to Ben Hogan, the legendary mentor who shaped his career, to the diligent approach he takes when writing books. The discussion also covers how to make important life transitions, what it...

Duration:01:10:50

Episode 68: Sports Rivalries Chatter with Jason Takefman

9/2/2022
Jason Takefman joins the podcast this week to discuss his thoughts on what constitutes a sports rivalry, sharing his recollections of the Boston Bruins-Montreal Canadiens battles over the years as well as Roger Clemens in the playoffs against the Oakland A’s. He also talks about why he agrees with Major League Baseball’s new scheduling format of having every team play each other in the same season for the first time beginning in 2023. Meanwhile, K.P. brings up his Bruins-Canadiens book ...

Duration:00:43:30

Episode 67: MLB Chatter with Totally Goated’s Brett Hawn

8/25/2022
Brett Hawn of Totally Goated Podcast joins this episode to chat Major League Baseball. Topics include the Mets, Yankees, Dodgers, and Padres. Brett also shares his thoughts on the Mets’ decision to not pitch Jacob deGrom against the Yankees in the two-game Subway Series (which was swept by the Bronx Bombers), as well as Aaron Judge’s home-run exploits and the new MLB scheduling format for 2023 (in which all 30 teams will play one another in a season for the first time in major-league...

Duration:00:26:45

Episode 66: More Workplace Tales of Caution!

8/12/2022
Guest Host: Stan Markotich, former News Director at CJIV Radio Guest: K.P. Wee, Author and Podcast Host SUMMARY: When looking for a job, remember that it’s about a lot more than the title or description of responsibilities. On this episode of The K.P. Wee Podcast, Guest Host Stan Markotich is prompting all kinds of reflections on the role our workplace cultures play, not only in our ability to succeed but also in defining our quality of life. Will you be going into a space that is safe,...

Duration:01:03:11

Episode 65: MiLB play-by-play broadcaster Rich Burk

8/5/2022
Host: K.P. Wee Guest: Rich Burk, Play-by-Play Broadcaster SUMMARY: Sometimes nice guys finish first – as is the case with Rich Burk, one of the busiest and nicest sportscasters around. On this episode of The K.P. Wee Podcast the veteran play-by-play announcer (ESPN, Pac12 Networks and NBC’s Olympic coverage) is sharing insider tips for anyone who aspires to his success. In addition to having called more than 2,000 baseball games for major and minor league teams, Rich has also covered...

Duration:00:29:50

Episode 64: Upper Deck 1990 Baseball Card Collector Michael Unger, Part 5

7/22/2022
If you’re a fan of Michael Unger’s 1990 Upper Deck baseball card project, then it doesn’t get better than this episode of The K.P. Wee Podcast—which features a non-stop stream of sports history, trivia, game deconstructions, and remembrances. Enjoy this return visit from a fan favorite known to baseball card collectors through his social media handles udeck1990@Twitter or upperdeck1990@Insta. Michael and K.P. do a deep dive into some of the exciting (if sometimes forgotten or obscure)...

Duration:00:45:36

Episode 63: Jeff Pearlman, New York Times best-selling author

7/8/2022
New York Times best-selling author Jeff Pearlman joins this episode to talk sportswriting. A former Sports Illustrated senior writer (as well as a former ESPN.com columnist and staff writer for Newsday and the [Nashville] Tennessean), Jeff is the New York Times best-selling author of 10 books, including his newest one about Bo Jackson, titled The Last Folk Hero: The Life and Myth of Bo Jackson, which comes out in October 2022. In this conversation, Jeff discusses why his favorite word is...

Duration:00:34:23

Episode 62: MLB Chatter with Jason Takefman, Sports Business Consultant

6/16/2022
In this episode, Vancouver (Canada)-based sports business consultant Jason Takefman chats Major League Baseball, including the Yankees, Mets, Tony La Russa, Joe Maddon, Tim Anderson, and other topics related to the sport. Takefman also talks about fandom in sports and there is even some reference made about the 1993 Montreal Canadiens in the context of how the Stanley Cup is one of the most difficult trophies to win in sports. At the end of the discussion, K.P. shares why, as a sports...

Duration:00:45:35

Episode 61: J.P. Hoornstra, MLB sportswriter (Southern California News Group)

6/1/2022
This episode features parts of two separate interviews with J.P. Hoornstra, who covers Major League Baseball as a sportswriter for the Southern California New Group, as part of K.P.'s research for the book So You Want to Work in Sports (which is expected to be released in September 2022). One of these interviews was recorded during the 2020 baseball off-season. J.P. has covered Los Angeles Dodgers baseball since 2012 and is the author of the 2015 book The 50 Greatest Dodger Games of All...

Duration:00:28:59

Episode 60: "How to Get Hired" - with guest host Stan Markotich

5/24/2022
Guest Host: Stan Markotich, former News Director at CJIV Radio A Very Special Episode: How to Get Hired! Guest: K.P. Wee, Author and Podcast Host SUMMARY: You’re in the process of nailing down a promising job and feeling excited with good reason, but there can still be red flags and bumps in the road worth noting. This episode of The K.P. Wee Podcast welcomes back Stan Markotich, former News Director at CJIV Radio, who along with K.P. shares anecdotes and advice about shady hiring...

Duration:00:53:08

Episode 59: Upper Deck 1990 Baseball Card Collector Michael Unger, Part 4

5/17/2022
If you’re a fan of Michael Unger’s 1990 Upper Deck baseball card project, then it doesn’t get better than this episode of The K.P. Wee Podcast—which features a non-stop stream of sports history, trivia, game deconstructions, and remembrances. Enjoy this return visit from a fan favorite known to baseball card collectors through his social media handles udeck1990@Twitter or upperdeck1990@Insta. Michael and K.P. do a deep dive into some of the exciting (if sometimes forgotten or obscure)...

Duration:00:57:00

Episode 58: Sports Chatter with Totally Goated's Brett Hawn

5/3/2022
Totally Goated Podcast host Brett Hawn, a Rutgers University (New Jersey) journalism student and a huge New York Mets and Jets fan, makes a return to The K.P. Wee Podcast for some sports chatter. In this episode, Brett shares his thoughts on the Jets' selections in the 2022 NFL draft and the Mets' combined no-hitter from April 29, 2022. The two sports fans also discuss some of the more dubious and controversial decisions up to this point in the current baseball season as well as Philadelphia...

Duration:00:32:11

Episode 57: “Get to Know Your Host” Episode

4/20/2022
The greatest coaches are also teachers. And vice versa. That’s the bottom line coming out of this fascinating conversation between K.P. Wee and his guest host Stan Markotich on this special episode of The K.P. Wee Podcast. The two veteran educators, authors and friends share thoughts on a range of topics, from K.P.’s latest book project to the gifts and challenges of being a mentor to the mixed messages some young people are receiving today. You’ll hear about the front-lines experiences...

Duration:00:45:58

Episode 56: Upper Deck 1990 Baseball Card Collector Michael Unger, Part 3

4/13/2022
If you’re a fan of Michael Unger’s 1990 Upper Deck baseball card project, then it doesn’t get better than this episode of The K.P. Wee Podcast – which features a non-stop stream of sports history, trivia, game deconstructions and remembrances. Enjoy this return visit from a fan favorite known to baseball card collectors through his social media handles udeck1990@Twitter or upperdeck1990@Insta. Michael and K.P. do a deep dive into some of the exciting (if sometimes forgotten or obscure)...

Duration:00:58:57