Dec. 29, 2022

World Cup Review, 2022 Highlights, and Season 7 Post-Match Show

In Episode 109, Paul and Phil cover their favorite moments from the second half of Season 7, their highlights from the incredible guests we’ve had on HSEL throughout 2022, their top 2022 recommendations, and a review of the incredible World …

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Sept. 8, 2022

Learning from Remember the Titans - The Lost Episodes of Coaching Cha…

In Episode 98 and other episodes this summer, we are taking a break from our normal programming to share with you some unreleased episodes from the Coaching Character Podcast, which Phil recorded with Coach Roz, who played football for the …

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Feb. 17, 2022

Self-Leadership and Pursuing Your Dreams with Jay Demerit, CEO of Ris…

In Episode 69, Jay Demerit, Chief Energy Officer of Rise and Shine and former USMNT player, and former Captain of Watford FC and Whitecaps FC, talks with Phil about the pros and cons of specialization, self-leadership, self-belief, his personal why,...

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Jan. 13, 2022

“Walking Soccer” and Self-Control with Tony Everett of Pure Game and …

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, learning self-control through...

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Oct. 28, 2021

Identity Formation and Mindset with Jesse Bradley, Pastor of Seattle …

In Episode 53, Jesse Bradley, Pastor of Seattle Grace Community Church, Dartmouth College Men’s Soccer Alum, and Former Professional in Scotland and Zimbabwe, talks with Phil about developing healthy mindset and habits, finding our purpose,...

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Oct. 14, 2021

Overcoming Barriers and Empowering Women with Tracy Hamm, Head Coach …

In Episode 51, Tracy Hamm, Head Coach of UC Davis Women’s Soccer, talks with Phil about her incredible journey to obtaining her UEFA A license and the documentary made about it (“Coach”), crashing big wheels and “pool sharking” as a …

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Oct. 7, 2021

Fan Favorites Series -- Pursuing your Purpose with Lee Baker of Legac…

In Episode 50, we are continuing our Fan Favorites series by recasting our interview with Lee Baker, Owner of uScore Soccer and Director of Legacy Soccer Club, who talked with Phil about overcoming hardships, knowing and sticking to your “why,”...

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Sept. 30, 2021

Fan Favorites Series -- Vulnerability and Infectious Influence with A…

In Episode 49, we continue our Fan Favorites Series with our interview with Amanda Cromwell, Head Coach of UCLA Women’s Soccer, Former National Team member and coach, former pro footballer, and Olympic Gold Medalist, who talked with Phil about...

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Sept. 16, 2021

Special Mental Health Recast -- Resilience, Resetting, and Retraining…

In Episode 47, we are re-casting our episode with Brad Miller, Founder of Soccer Resilience, Clinical Psychologist, and former Wake Forest soccer player, who talks with Phil about the four pillars of soccer resilience, how we can address anxiety and...

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Aug. 19, 2021

Giving Youth Sports Back to the Kids with Diego Bocanegra, Head Coach…

In Episode 43, Diego Bocanegra, Head Coach of University of Houston Women’s Soccer, talks with Phil about how his childhood shaped his love for soccer, specialization, how we can give youth sports back to the kids, the state of soccer …

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Aug. 12, 2021

Offseason Talks, Volume 10 – 5 Life Lessons from the Beautiful Game

In Episode 42, our co-host, Phil Darke, finishes off this offseason’s talks by sharing five life lessons we can all learn from the beautiful game and apply in every area of our lives: 1) Maximum effort; 2) Always be on …

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Aug. 5, 2021

Offseason Talks, Volume 9 – The Warrior Way w/ Marci Jobson, Part 2

In Episode 41, our next Offseason Talks series has our co-host, Paul Jobson, continuing his conversation with Marci Jobson, former USWNT, professional player, and Division 1 Coach, and mother of 4 boys (and Paul’s bride), about the final three...

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July 22, 2021

Offseason Talks, Volume 7 – Commitment to Communication

In Episode 39, we continue our Offseason Talks series with our co-host, Paul Jobson, talking about why a commitment to communication is a critical component of any healthy team. Resources and Links from this Episode Phil and HSEL on...

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June 10, 2021

Offseason Talks, Volume 1 – Self-Leadership: Know Your Why by Startin…

In Episode 33, we are taking a little break from our normal programming to have some offseason talks between Seasons 3 & 4. In these talks, Paul and Phil will be sharing some timeless leadership principles that will help you …

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June 3, 2021

Season 3 Post-Match Show – How Ted Lasso Explains Leadership, Part 3

In Episode 32, Paul and Phil recall some of the highlights of the second half of Season 3 and continue their conversation about the leadership genius of Ted Lasso, Coach Beard, and Nate the Great, covering Episodes 5 & 6 …

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