Jan. 26, 2023

Are the Xs and Os Really That Important? with Steve Axtell, Cortland …

In Episode 111, Steven Axtell, Head Coach of Cortland University Men’s Soccer, former Cortland goalkeeper, husband, and father, talks with Phil and Paul about lessons learned from his playing and coaching career, leadership lessons gleaned from his...

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Dec. 15, 2022

Improving Your Normal with Paul McVeigh, Performance Psychologist and…

In Episode 108, Paul McVeigh, Performance and Sports Psychologist, Author of The Stupid Footballer is Dead, and former footballer with Tottenham Hotspur, Norwich City, and Northern Ireland, talks with Phil and Paul about great life and leadership...

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Nov. 17, 2022

World Cup '22 Preview

In Episode 106, Paul and Phil talk about the upcoming World Cup in Qatar, covering the FIFA corruption leading up to the Cup, the new documentary, “FIFA Uncovered,” which is rocking the world of football, predictions about who will get …

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June 30, 2022

Season 6 Post-Match Show

In Episode 88, Paul and Phil discuss highlights and lessons learned from our interviews with Shay Haddow, Dion von Moltke and Mike Semenza, George Blamoh, and Christian Devries during the second half of this season, a huge upset in the …

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June 23, 2022

Coaching the Bigger Game with Christian Devries, 25-Year College Socc…

In Episode 87, Christian Devries, Paradise Valley CC Men’s and Women’s Soccer Head Coach, Member of University of Minnesota-Morris Hall of Fame, Founder of Athlete of Significance and Complete Player Pathway, and Co-Founder of Coaching the Bigger...

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June 9, 2022

Does Car Racing Explain Leadership, Too? with Dion von Moltke, Co-fou…

In Episode 85, Dion von Moltke, Founder of Blayze and former Pro Race Car Driver, and Mike Semenza, Lead Blayze Soccer Coach and former pro and college player, talk with Phil about Blayze, their online coaching platform, fostering coaching...

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May 12, 2022

Innovating Youth Soccer with Evan Dabby, Executive Director of NJ You…

In Episode 81, Evan Dabby, Executive Director of NJ Youth Soccer and former MLS executive, talks with Phil about his innovative work with New Jersey Youth Soccer, including the Growing the Girls Game and Innovate to Grow initiatives, how we …

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April 21, 2022

Off-Season Talks – Building Your Team

In Episode 78, our sixth off-season talk between Seasons 5 & 6, Phil and Paul talk about how we can effectively build healthy teams, and how that starts with knowing, understanding, and leading ourselves. In all we do, we at …

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Feb. 24, 2022

“Take the Meeting” and “Get Some Scars” with Phil Smith, Vice-Chairma…

In Episode 70, Phil Smith, Vice-Chairman and Owner of Sixth-Division Ossett United FC, former NY Yankees and Manchester United Executive, Owner of NERF rights in UK, Europe, and Middle East, and much more, talks with Phil about lessons learned during...

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Feb. 3, 2022

Season 5 Halftime Show – How Ted Lasso Explains Leadership, Part 5

In Episode 67, Paul and Phil discuss the recent USC Convention, a preview of the second half of Season 5, a recap of the first half of the season, and the leadership lesson we can learn from Episodes 9 & …

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Jan. 6, 2022

Proactive Self-Leadership and Coaching with Cheryl McCormick, Founder…

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, sports psychology, and rest...

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Dec. 30, 2021

20 Memorable Moments from 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 …

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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. 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. 2, 2021

Accountability, Mindset, and Marketing with Will Russell, Founder & C…

In Episode 45, Will Russell, Founder & CEO of Russell Marketing and Executive Director of Russell Gives Foundation, talks with Phil about his work with Street Soccer USA, lessons he has learned from soccer and Premier League managers, success...

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