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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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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Sept. 29, 2022

Don’t Be a Dead Fish with Jorge Vallejo, Founder of Upper 90

In Episode 101, Jorge Vallejo, Founder of Upper 90 in Philadelphia and Atlanta, 2019 CLN Coach of the Year, and Chaplain of the Atlanta United, talks with Phil and Paul about lessons he learned playing youth football (soccer) in Colombia, …

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Aug. 18, 2022

The Lost Episodes of Coaching Character Podcast, Volume 7, with Chris…

In Episode 95 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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July 14, 2022

The Lost Episodes of Coaching Character Podcast with Coach Roz

In Episode 90 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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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 16, 2022

Listen to the Silent Cry with George Blamoh, Soccer and Life Coach, A…

In Episode 86, George Festus Blamoh, Soccer and Life Coach, Liberia Country Director for Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Humanitarian and Disaster Leader for Samaritan’s Purse and AFLA, Ambassador to the United Nations, and Former Goalkeeper for...

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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 26, 2022

Season 6 Halftime Show

In Episode 83, Paul and Phil discuss highlights and lessons learned from our interviews with Dr. Daniel O’Neill, Cara Bradley, Evan Dabby, and Brad Miller during the first half of this season, a milestone reached by the podcast, and the …

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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. 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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