Oct. 7, 2021

Fan Favorites Series -- Pursuing your Purpose with Lee Baker of Legacy Soccer Club and uScore Soccer

Fan Favorites Series -- Pursuing your Purpose with Lee Baker of Legacy Soccer Club and uScore Soccer

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,”...


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,” setting and pursuing goals, using soccer as a classroom for life and leadership, modeling ethics and integrity, perspective, mentoring, and sacrificial living. Specifically, Lee discusses:

  • His story and how he developed his passion for soccer, leadership, and his journey to uScore and Legacy Soccer Club (1:48)
  • What Lee has learned about leadership through hardships, and how he has grown through difficult experiences (5:56)
  • The importance of mission, vision, and values to create clarity in your organization, goal setting, and really knowing your “why” (12:35)
  • How uScore Soccer and Legacy Soccer Club are doing things differently and teaching his players life and leadership lessons through the game in their practices and “classroom” time (17:02)
  • How we can teach and model character, ethics, and integrity, and compete at the highest level in our soccer clubs and organizations (23:22)
  • How you can address parents and/or players who don’t agree with your organization’s mission, vision, and/or values (28:07)
  • The importance of perspective and learning from the best in class, other cultures, and other disciplines (33:22)
  • The benefits of mentoring in our organizations (38:46)
  • How Lee uses lessons he has learned from the beautiful game in his marriage, parenting, and other areas of life (40:44)
  • A fun conversation about a show that has impacted Lee’s thinking on how soccer explains life and leadership (43:39)

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