March 17, 2022

Off-Season Talks – Do the Next Right Thing

In Episode 73, our first off-season talk between Seasons 5 & 6, Phil talks about recent racial abuse and parent misconduct, how we can fight against it, and how parents and coaches can use the game to teach our kids …

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April 22, 2021

The Power of Collaboration with Max Rooke, Pepperdine Women’s Soccer …

In Episode 26, Max Rooke, Pepperdine University Women’s Soccer Associate Head Coach, Founder of Life to the Max, and former Reading FC Youth Academy footballer, talks with Phil about working with others wired differently from us, the importance of...

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April 15, 2021

It’s All About Perspective with Del Leonard Jones, Pulitzer Prize Nom…

In Episode 25, Del Leonard Jones, Referee/umpire in multiple sports, Author of three books, including At the Bat: The Strikeout That Shamed America and Advice from the Top, and former USA Today Business Journalist (nominated for Pulitzer Prize), talks...

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April 1, 2021

Leading from the Middle with Glenn Crooks, TV/Radio Broadcaster, Jour…

In Episode 23, Glenn Crooks, New York City FC Radio Commentator, Host of The Coaching Academy on SiriusXM FC, Writer/Host of Pro Soccer USA, Host of the On Frame and Soccer in the City Podcasts, Players Development Academy Head Coach, …

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March 25, 2021

Season 2 Post-Match Show – How Ted Lasso Explains Leadership

In Episode 22, Phil and Paul briefly talk about highlights from the second half of Season 2, and spend the rest of their time discussing the leadership genius of Ted Lasso, Coach Beard, and Nate the Great. Specifically, our hosts …

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March 11, 2021

Kaizen and Energy Vampires with Renee Lopez, Leadership Coach and 17-…

In Episode 20, Renee Lopez, former college coach (17 year veteran at all levels of college), former NCAA Compliance Director, leadership trainer, and author of Looking for a Full Ride: An Insider’s Recruiting Guide, talks with Phil about synergy vs....

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March 4, 2021

Resilience, Resetting, and Retraining our Brains with Brad Miller, Fo…

In Episode 19, Brad Miller, Founder of Soccer Resilience, Clinical Psychologist, and former Wake Forest soccer player, talks with Phil about the four pillars of soccer resilience, how we can address anxiety and depression in sports, resetting and...

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Feb. 25, 2021

Head, Heart, and Hands with Rob Burns, Founder/Int'l Director of Miss…

In Episode 18, Rob Burns, Founder/Int’l Director of Missional Links-Wales, former youth player at Wolves, and former youth coach, talks with Phil about the effect of a toxic coach on the team, his “head, heart, hands”...

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Feb. 18, 2021

Season 2 Halftime Show with Paul Jobson

In Episode 17, Phil and Paul talk about their favorite moments and key takeaways from the first half of Season 2, the power of mentorship, recruiting, setting clear expectations, problems with communicating via text, and living out our mission,...

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Feb. 11, 2021

Understanding Personalities, Mentorship, and Maximizing Results with …

In Episode 16, Toriono Davis, Professional Scout in US and Europe, Connector, and Entrepreneur, talks with Phil about the ins and outs of the DISC Model of Human Behavior, how he uses it to connect deeply and quickly with his …

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Feb. 4, 2021

“Steal Like an Artist” with Michelle Lenard, Head Coach of DBU Women’…

In Episode 15, Michelle Lenard, Head Coach of Dallas Baptist University Women’s Soccer, talks with Phil about how to “steal like an artist,” DBU’s Leadership Council, how her team has used the Enneagram, what the game “Cutthroat” can teach...

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Jan. 28, 2021

College Recruiting 101 with Don Williams of Sports Recruiting USA

In Episode 14, Don Williams, Head of Operations for the Americas for Sports Recruiting USA and former coach at all levels of soccer, talks with Phil about the #1 tool college coaches use to find recruits, how soccer players can …

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Jan. 21, 2021

Know Your "Why" with Lee Baker of Legacy Soccer Club and uScore Soccer

In Episode 13, Lee Baker, Owner of uScore Soccer and Director of Legacy Soccer Club, talks with Phil about overcoming hardships, knowing and sticking to your “why,” setting and pursuing goals, using soccer as a classroom for life and leadership,...

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Jan. 14, 2021

Season 1 Post-Match Wrap-Up with Paul Jobson

In Episode 12, Phil and our new co-host, Paul Jobson, Head Coach of Baylor Soccer, husband, and father when he’s not co-hosting this show, talk about the highlights in the second half of Season 1, DISC, Enneagram, and other personality …

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Nov. 25, 2020

Learning and Leading with Jordan Gardner, Chairman of FC Helsingor

In Episode 7, Jordan Gardner, Chairman of the Board and Co-Owner of FC Helsingor and finalist for the Best Executive at the World Football Summit Industry Awards, talks with Phil about cross-cultural leadership, a posture of learning, recruiting and...

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