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Season 1

Sept. 7, 2022

Building A Powerhouse Program - John Lowery

Jefferson HS (WV) Head Baseball Coach John Lowery is among the winningest coaches ever, and and even has the coach of the year a…

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Aug. 24, 2022

Why Would You Want To Be A High School Coach

I break down the careers of two hall of fame baseball coaches and and how their storied careers come to an end. Chris Huesman (Du…

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Aug. 10, 2022

Being A Positive Influence - Lewis Caralla (GT Head Strength & Condit…

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…

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July 27, 2022

Nationwide Sports Official Crisis - Dan McGinnis

What would high school sports be like without officials? As strange as that sounds, it's already happening. More and more sport…

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July 13, 2022

How Sports Develops Character For Life Beyond The Game - Stephen Mack…

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…

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June 29, 2022

The Process Of Committing To Play D1 Baseball - Henry Kaczmar / Brayd…

The Process Of Committing To Play D1 Baseball takes you behind the scenes of three elite high school baseball players. It takes …

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June 15, 2022

Controlled Chaos - Matt Pagni

One of the most important statistics in baseball is runs scored. Every coach has a style of play suited for their team. Players…

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May 25, 2022

Be Where Your Feet Are

Joining Me today on the Athlete 1 Podcast is Corey Conn (Head Baseball Coach at Lancaster (OH) High School) . The past 10 years…

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May 11, 2022

Unbreakable Confidence - Charles Schultz

What separates the successful athlete from the average athlete? Joining me today on the Athlete 1 Podcast is Charles Schultz who…

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April 27, 2022

MegRem Softball - Megan Rembielak

In this episode, I get a behind the scenes look at softball social media influencer Megan Rembielak and her extremely popular Meg…

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April 13, 2022

Communication With Today's Athlete - Joe Ferraro

What makes a good communicator? You must be skilled at conveying or exchange information, news or ideas. Episode 45 guest, Joe …

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March 30, 2022

Playing Baseball During The Steroid Era - Mike Lockwood

Everybody has an opinion on MLB players who used performance enhancing drugs during the steroid era. Imagine playing in AAA and …

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March 16, 2022

Culture Is Everything - Butch Chaffin

In this episode, I sit down with Butch Chaffin who is the Cookeville (TN) High School head baseball. We go inside a highly succ…

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March 9, 2022

Why Being Positive Is More Effective - Casey Dill

In this episode - Casey Dill who is currently the Manager of the Palm Springs Power and Director of Baseball Operations for the P…

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Feb. 23, 2022

Setting Yourself Up For Optimal Performance - Matt Scarfo

In this episode, Matt Scarfo (Endurance Athlete, Ultra-Runner, Optimist, Potentialist and Infinite Thinker) breaks down the keys …

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Feb. 16, 2022

A Parent's Perspective on Sports - Aaron Conrad

Aaron Conrad - Creator & Founder of My Unscripted Media / Host of The Unscripted Podcast, 270 Unscripted and Corner Three Podcast…

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Feb. 9, 2022

Playing Baseball With Intensity and Passion - Jason Vest

Why is playing baseball with intensity and passion so important? Bloom Carroll High School (OH) Head Baseball Coach Jason Vest br…

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Jan. 26, 2022

Being Coachable - Art Senato

Centennial High School (TX) Head baseball Coach Art Senato is known for turning programs around. He shares secrets to his succes…

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Jan. 5, 2022

2021 Year In Review - Athlete 1 Podcast

In this episode, I take a look back at the past 35 shows of season 1. The guests that were interviewed share great stories, prov…

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Dec. 22, 2021

Everything Is Earned - Cayson Pfeiffer

The University of Cincinnati football team has nothing to lose going into the College Football Playoffs. They will the first non…

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Dec. 8, 2021

How To Develop Into A Pitcher During The Off-Season

During the winter month's, baseball players migrate to indoor athletic facilities to find ways to improve as a baseball player. …

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Nov. 25, 2021

Best Rivalry in Sports - OSU vs Michigan (Tyvis Powell)

The Game - two words that, to most, are just words. To mean everything to two of the most loyal football fan bases in America. …

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Nov. 17, 2021

Born To Be A College Baseball Coach - Paul Mainieri

Paul Mainieri was born to be a college baseball coach. He grew up in the dugout watching his dad (Demie) and his hall of fame ca…

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Nov. 3, 2021

High School Sports Today - Jerry Snodgrass

Jerry Snodgrass has been a servant leader his whole career. It started as an athlete and throughout his extraordinary profession…

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Oct. 20, 2021

Coach Reveals Secret To Throwing 90 MPH and Success - Tom Held

Ohio Hall of Fame Head Baseball Coach Tom Held joins the Athlete 1 Podcast and shares his approach to success. He believes every…

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Oct. 6, 2021

A Baseball Journey - Drew Dosch and Greg Dosch

Despite being a gifted athlete, Drew Dosch understood the decisions he would make throughout his baseball career would be crucial…

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Sept. 22, 2021

Why High School Sports Matter - Chris Ballard

The senior writer at Sports Illustrated Chris Ballard shares the incredible true David and Goliath story about the small town of …

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Sept. 8, 2021

A Life In Baseball - Brunswick Family

The Korean War and arm trouble ended Lou Brunswick's dream of playing baseball. He turned to coaching baseball. His story of a …

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Aug. 25, 2021

A Dream, Dedication and The Pay Off - Tim Saunders

After growing up on a farm in central Ohio, Tim Saunders decided to do the opposite of what his friends did after high school. M…

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Aug. 11, 2021

Pursuing Excellence - Mike Deegan

After playing and coaching at D3 baseball powerhouse Marietta College, Mike Deegan was named the head coach at Denison University…

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July 28, 2021

The Phenom - Brad Komminsk

As a 3 sport standout at Lima Shawnee High School (OH), Brad Komminsk was a D1 recruit in football and baseball. He turned down …

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July 14, 2021

Handling Tough Conversations

Two lifelong friends (Mike Yinger - Buckeye Valley High School Athletic Director/CDBCA Hall of Fame Baseball Coach and Brad Schne…

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July 1, 2021

So You Want To Be A High School Baseball Coach

Today, I sit down with two Ohio high school head coaches Chris Huesman and Don Schone. Combined, they have over 50 years in the …

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June 10, 2021

Handling Adversity and Keep Moving Forward - James Grandey

Bluffton University Head Baseball Coach James Grandey has experienced the highs and lows of college athletics as a player and a c…

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May 26, 2021

You Never Know Who's Watching You Play

Chris Jones grew up in a small town of Moundsville, West Virginia. It runs along the Ohio River. The Ohio Valley is a hotbed fo…

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May 19, 2021

Being Drafted Out Of High School - Pete Shier

Living without regrets. Pete Shier was drafted out of Hilliard Davidson High School by the Baltimore Orioles. He looks back on c…

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May 12, 2021

Why Not Me - Knuckleballers Path To Pro Ball

As an undersized high school baseball player who didn't pitch, Jeff Letourneau joined the U.S. Army and two years later decides t…

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May 5, 2021

Next Stop...The NFL - Drue Chrisman

From Cincinnati to Columbus and back to Cincinnati! Ohio State punter Drue Chrisman signs with his hometown Cincinnati Bengals. …

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April 28, 2021

Cancer - Michael Sandman's Story of Battling and Winning

Utica High School Head Baseball Coach Michael Sandman on the field as a player and coach has been successful. Now he has set his…

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April 21, 2021

Coaching in College Baseball World Series

Coach JJ Stoner went from playing D1 baseball straight into the coaching ranks. His experiences from D1, NAIA, summer college a…

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April 7, 2021

Why Assistant Coaches Are So Important

Matt Lattig was a very successful high school baseball head coach who chose to step down. He came back to the game as an assista…

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March 31, 2021

NAIA National Champion -Jeremy Sheetinger

Jeremy Sheetinger (Head Baseball Coach at Georgia Gwinett College) joins host Ken Carpenter on the Athlete 1 Podcast ! Coach She…

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March 24, 2021

Goals, Growth and Having Your Back

Don Schone breaks down how he's adapted his style over the years as the Head Baseball Coach at Watkins Memorial High School (OH).…

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March 17, 2021

D3 All-American To Head Coach

On this episode, I sit down with Ohio Wesleyan Head Baseball Coach Tyler Mott to discuss what it takes to be successful. Coach M…

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March 10, 2021

Getting Players To Buy In

Olentangy Orange Head Baseball Coach Tom Marker is a student of the game. Always learning lessons and not afraid to lean on his …

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March 3, 2021

President - National High School Baseball Coaches Association - Scott…

Scott Manahan (President - National High School Baseball Coaches Association) Joins the Athlete 1 Podcast for an in depth discus…

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Feb. 24, 2021

From D1 Athlete To Army Ranger

After a stellar baseball career at the University of Dayton, Aaron Huesman made the decision to step away from corporate America…

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Feb. 17, 2021

Tim Dillard - Going To The Show

Follow on Instagram: athlete1podcast Follow on Twitter: @athlete1podcast Athlete 1 Podcast Shop - https://linktr.ee/Carp9 Every …

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Feb. 10, 2021

Ohio State Football - From Walk-On To Captain

After a conversation with Defensive Coordinator Luke Fickell, CJ Saunders decided to walk-on to one to The Ohio State University …

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Feb. 3, 2021

Finding A Way

Andy Singer (Fairview (OH) High School ) Head Baseball Coach talks about the challenges of running a successful program at the sm…

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