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March 29, 2023

College Baseball Is More Difficult Than You Think - Ryne Romick

Episode 68 Ryne Romick (Denison University Baseball Associate Head Coach) was a All-Ohio multi-sport athlete at River High School (OH). He pitched for the University of Akron Zips and jumped right into coaching after gradua...

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March 15, 2023

Should You Specialize Or Play Multiple Youth Sports - Andrew Petcash

Parents are struggling to find what's best for their son or daughter when it comes to playing youth sports. Should you specialize or let them play multiple youth sports? The pressure of what other parents are doing, hoping ...

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March 1, 2023

How To Win Multiple National Titles - Todd Fitz-Gerald

Episode 66 Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School (FL) Head Baseball Coach Todd Fitz - Gerald takes you behind the scenes and shares what it takes to win multiple state and national championships. The SD Eagles go into the 202...

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Feb. 15, 2023

Gold Medals, Suspension and The Positive Response - Adam Moseley

Episode 65 Adam Moseley - Hoover (AL) Buccaneer HS Head Baseball Coach / 2X Baseball Team USA World Champion The highly successful Adam Moseley joins the Athlete 1 Podcast. In this episode, we find out why positive leadershi...

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Feb. 1, 2023

Winning Baseball - Bill and Frank Gamble

Episode 64 Bill and Frank Gamble - Massillon Jackson HS Baseball (OH) are a winning coaching combination on the baseball field. This father-son combination teach and coach the game the right way. Their roles have reversed. ...

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Jan. 18, 2023

How To Win With A Simple Philosophy - Chris Fugitt

Episode 63 After 22 years, Chris Fugitt - Hilliard Darby HS (OH) Head Baseball Coach stepped away from coaching to enjoy watching his son play D1 baseball for Purdue and Bowling Green University. Four years later he returns ...

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Jan. 4, 2023

Why Not Me - Knuckleballers Path To Pro Ball - Jeff Letourneau

An amazing 61 episodes in two years and this one is the most listened to. Jeff Letourneau shares his extraordinary path to the NY Yankees organization. Here's why it's the most listened to episode. Going from a 5'5" high sch...

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Dec. 21, 2022

A Plan For Baseball Success- Patrick Jones

In this episode... Patrick Jones (Host of the Patrick Jones Baseball Podcast) Patrick shares secrets to improving your chances of playing college baseball. Working with players in the winter Differences between HS, college an...

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Dec. 2, 2022

Relationship Building - Kurt Hines

Kurt Hines - Coronado High School (CA) Head Football Coach Episode 60 - Relationship Building Keys to building strong relationships with your players Not sacrificing a wedding ring for a championship ring Want to be respected...

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Nov. 16, 2022

Winning Culture - Greg Berge

Consistently successful teams have one thing that separates them from average teams. A winning culture and the head coach is responsible for setting the tone. Greg Berge is the Head Basketball Coach and Principal at Lincoln ...

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Nov. 2, 2022

How To Develop College Ready Baseball Players - Walter Beede

Episode 58 Walter Beede knows what it takes to get youth baseball players prepared to play high school and college baseball. Coach Beede is known as "The Youth Baseball Guy" received a scholarship from Arizona State Universit...

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Oct. 12, 2022

Building Your Brand with Press Sports App - Conrad Cornell

Episode 57 features former Mercer University baseball pitcher Conrad Cornell who came up with an idea that every player, high school/college coach and parent can use in a variety of ways. That idea is the sports social media...

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Sept. 28, 2022

Want To Play College Baseball? - Joe Carbone

Joe Carbone - Ohio University Baseball Legenday ABCA Hall of Fame retired head baseball coach Joe Carbone opens up about his sensational career. as a player at Ohio University 16 years as an assistant coach (Marshall, Toledo ...

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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 award named for him. MaxPreps.com selected Coach Lowery as the Greatest High School Coach in West...

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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 (Dublin Jerome High School ) and Chris Kaczmar (Walsh Jesuit High School) were guests on episodes …

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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? Lewis Caralla is the Head Strength and Conditioning Football Coach at …

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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 sports officials are retiring or walking away from officiating. Why? Inadequate pay, average age of...

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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 breaks down his program that teaches how to develop character for life beyond the game. …

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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 hard work and talent to get on the radar of major college baseball programs. Episode 50 takes yo...

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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, coaches and fans love home runs and extra base hits, but being fundamentally sound in what is …

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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 he has instilled a belief system that has completely changed the expectations for his team and …

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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 is the author of the book Be Great - Lessons Learned From A Life In The Dirt. The former …

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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 MegRem Softball instruction success . Megan is a former D1 softball player for Appalachian State U...

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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 Ferraro is one of the best. He's a 20 year veteran high school/college baseball head coach, tea...

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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 your manager looks at you and says if you would start taking steroids, you would be in the majo...

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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 successful program lead by a coach who believes culture is everything. Coach Chaffin has spent more ...

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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 Palm Springs Collegiate League. He has worked as a Field Manager in professional and summer colle...

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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 to optimal performance. Focus on the present Don't be afraid to set the bar high Breathing techn...

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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 joins the Athlete 1 Podcast to discuss a parents perspective on sports. Aaron has raised three ...

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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 breaks down why his teams are consistently successful at a game that is filled with failure. This ...

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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 success in the baseball crazy state of Texas. How being injured lead to a 26 year coaching career Why ...

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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, provided valuable insight on what made them successful or how they handled failure and the lessons …

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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 Power 5 school to participate in the playoffs. Cayson Pfeiffer is the starting long snapper fo...

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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. Pitchers are in search of ways to throw harder, develop a better off-speed pitch and improve the...

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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. Those two fan bases are The Ohio State University and the University of Michigan. Former …

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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 career at Miami Dade Jr College. They are the only father- son combo in the …

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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 professional career as a teacher, coach, athletic director and as the Executive Director of the Ohio High ...

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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 high school in the country has a player that can throw 90 mph. Defiance, Ohio is a …

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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 to to his success. Those decisions lead to all-state awards, D1 scholarship, being drafted in...

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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 Macon, Illinois in 1971, a hippie high school baseball coach, hometown heroes and an inspiration...

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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 35 year hall of fame coaching career, state championships and sons who followed in his footsteps...

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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. Most chose good paying jobs, while he went to college in pursuit of his dream. Forty …

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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. Coach Deegan takes you inside the lessons he learned through playing sports. His people first...

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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 U of Michigan football and signed as the 4th overall pick in the 1979 Major League …

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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 Schneider - HR Consultant, Business Coach and School Board Member at Big Walnut High School) join the...

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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 dugout. We discuss the first full season after COVID-19, the state of travel baseball and what …

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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 coach. Check out how he continues to build the Beaver baseball program after dealing with a trag...

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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 for producing professional athletes. At John Marshall High School, Chris was one of the top pitche...

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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 career and what it took to overcome a devastating injury just 9 games into his first season. Ohio...

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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 to try-out for division 1 powerhouse Florida State University. After a bullpen session and hitt...

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