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Talk, Teach, Play with Aaron Locks, CEO/Founder of the National Academy of Athletics

In Episode 66, Aaron Locks, CEO and Founder of the National Academy of Athletics, talks with Phil about the importance of failure in success, three important questions he asks himself every day, the Pyramid of Success and what he learned from working...

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Talk, Teach, Play with Aaron Locks, CEO/Founder of the National Academy of Athletics

Jan. 27, 2022

In Episode 66, Aaron Locks, CEO and Founder of the National Academy of Athletics, talks with Phil about the importance of failure in success, three important questions he asks himself every day, the Pyramid of Success and wh…

Guest: Aaron Locks

Winning with Character with Robbie Handy, Health and Wellness Coach and Former College Soccer Coach

Jan. 20, 2022

In Episode 65, Robbie Handy, Health and Wellness Coach and Former Head Coach of William Jessup University and Yuba College, talks with Phil about the differences between a head and assistant coach role, his coaching philosop…

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“Walking Soccer” and Self-Control with Tony Everett of Pure Game and Personal Best Coaching

Jan. 13, 2022

In Episode 64, Tony Everett, Founder and Chief Play Maker of Pure Game, Founder of Personal Best Coaching, coach, and footballer, talks with Phil about Pure Game’s work with vulnerable children in Southern California, learni…

Guest: Tony Everett
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Proactive Self-Leadership and Coaching with Cheryl McCormick, Founder of Gravitational Performance

Jan. 6, 2022

In Episode 63, Cheryl McCormick, Founder of Gravitational Performance, Sports Research Scientist, and multi-sport athlete, kicks off Season 5 and talks with Phil about her work as a Sports Research Scientist, nutrition, spor…

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20 Memorable Moments from 2021

Dec. 30, 2021

In Episode 62, we are capping off 2021 and ringing in 2022 with 20 great leadership lessons (plus a couple bonus nuggets) from our interviews over the past year. There is so much more wisdom in the full interviews, which you…

Special Christmas Recast -- “Steal Like an Artist” with Michelle Lenard, New Head Coach of Baylor University Women’s Soccer

Dec. 23, 2021

In Episode 61, in honor of her recent move to Baylor Women’s Soccer, we are recasting our interview with Michelle Lenard, new Head Coach of Baylor University Women’s Soccer and former DBU Head Coach, in which she talks with …

About the Hosts

Phil Darke

husband, dad, author, podcast host, president of Providence World, recovering attorney, connector, catalyst, collaborator, coach, Man Utd supporter, facilitator of flourishing

Paul Jobson

husband, dad, head coach of Baylor Women's Soccer (sic 'em), co-founder of Jobson Soccer, former collegiate footballer