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ATHLETE 1 PODCAST

ATHLETE 1 PODCAST

What if you could go behind the scenes with athletes and coaches? Join Ken Carpenter, a veteran high school baseball coach weekly as he examines success, failures, and life lessons in sports. Each episode provides valuable insight and an understanding of playing or coaching team sports.

Recent Episodes

Building A Powerhouse Program - John Lowery

Sept. 7, 2022

Jefferson HS (WV) Head Baseball Coach John Lowery is among the winningest coaches ever, and and even has the coach of the year award named for him. MaxPreps.com selected Coach Lowery as the Greatest High School Coach in Wes…

Why Would You Want To Be A High School Coach

Aug. 24, 2022

I break down the careers of two hall of fame baseball coaches and and how their storied careers come to an end. Chris Huesman (Dublin Jerome High School ) and Chris Kaczmar (Walsh Jesuit High School) were guests on episodes …

Being A Positive Influence - Lewis Caralla (GT Head Strength & Conditioning Football Coach)

Aug. 10, 2022

A coach can make a huge impact on his or her team. Think back to when you were part of a team. How did your coach make you feel? Lewis Caralla is the Head Strength and Conditioning Football Coach at Georgia Tech University…

Nationwide Sports Official Crisis - Dan McGinnis

July 27, 2022

What would high school sports be like without officials? As strange as that sounds, it's already happening. More and more sports officials are retiring or walking away from officiating. Why? Inadequate pay, average age o…

How Sports Develops Character For Life Beyond The Game - Stephen Mackey

July 13, 2022

Being a part of a team can be one of the most valuable lessons you can learn as a high or college student/athlete. Stephen Mackey breaks down his program that teaches how to develop character for life beyond the game. After …

The Process Of Committing To Play D1 Baseball - Henry Kaczmar / Brayden Krenzel / Keegan Holmstrom

June 29, 2022

The Process Of Committing To Play D1 Baseball takes you behind the scenes of three elite high school baseball players. It takes hard work and talent to get on the radar of major college baseball programs. Episode 50 takes y…