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 w…

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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 tea…

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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 Ex…

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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 …

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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 ha…

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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,…

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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 …

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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 ou…

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Nov. 25, 2021

Special Thanksgiving Recast -- Shaping Identity and Culture with Paul…

In Episode 57 of How Soccer Explains Leadership, in honor of our co-host's recent announcement that he is stepping down from his …

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Nov. 18, 2021

Preventing Burnout with Kassie Gray, Founder/Director of Female Footb…

In Episode 56, Kassie Gray, Founder/Director of Female Footballers and former Cal soccer player, talks with Phil about her missio…

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Nov. 11, 2021

It’s About Much More Than Soccer with Aaron Blue, CEO of The Charis P…

In Episode 55, Aaron Blue, CEO of The Charis Project in Thailand, talks with Phil about how he ended up working with people on th…

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Nov. 4, 2021

Swiss Army Leadership with Zac Hoffman, Author and Former Pro Athlete

In Episode 54, Zach Hoffman, Author of Finding the Good Life as a SWALeader and former professional American football player in E…

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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 Professio…

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Oct. 21, 2021

How Ted Lasso Explains Leadership, Part 4 -- Season 4 Halftime Show

In Episode 52, Paul and Phil recall some of the highlights of the first half of Season 4 and continue their conversation about th…

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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 D…

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