Episodes
When we have to use airquotes for "Head Coach"... there is certainly more to the story that needs to be told! We welcome in dear friend of the podcast Adam Moseley, who served as the pitching coach this past fall for the Gold Medal-winning USA Baseball 18U National Team and - up to this season - was the head coach at prominent Hoover High School in Alabama. Short version: the high school athletic association saw his tenure with USA Baseball as an infraction and the 2023 season finds Mose...
Published 04/20/23
Published 04/20/23
We are back this week with an interview for the ages! Yes, the content is that good... But it's also the lengths that we are willing to go to bring you 'Certified Audio Gold'!! Have to listen in to fully understand... Just wait until you hear from University of Washington assistant coach Billy Boyer as he joins us in the Dugout. One of the best teachers of baseball in our game, Billy unpacks his transition back to college baseball from the professional ranks and how the staff at UW are...
Published 03/30/23
Everyone needs a friend like Coach Haire... Instant value and so good, we needed a Round 2 with this guy - the head coach at Campbell University joins us on air again! Love connecting with Justin as he continues to build one of the premier "mid major" programs as this week, the Camels check in at #19 in the country and off to a 12-3 start. We open up on being Dads but quickly swerve into offensive baseball, what CU is doing to (at time of airing) lead the country in On Base % plus ranked 7th...
Published 03/16/23
Out of misfortune comes opportunity and a new spinoff segment is born with our first 'Views from the Top Step' perspective from our host Coach Sheets! This installment goes in deep on "Loving Your People" from the players we are called to coach down through our support staffs, umpires and yes, even other coaches. Looking at all of the various groups inside of and involved with our coaching, we hope that this week's conversations causes each of us to pause for reflection on if we are truly...
Published 03/09/23
This week, we tap into the mental side of performance with one of the best in the business - Dr. Bhrett McCabe! A couple of National Championships from his playing days pushed Bhrett to pursue clinical psychology which has turned him into the trusted consultant for Alabama Athletics & countless PGA and LPGA tour professionals. Inside this episode, We get Bhrett to uncover some of the easy parallels between baseball and golf, the simple connection to what we do we on the field with the...
Published 03/02/23
It is always a pleasure to connect with phenomenal people inside this game - It's even better when they are first year head coaches! Absolute treat to bring on Gregg Wallis, the new head coach at Grand Canyon University, fresh off his first weekend in the dugout at the man calling the shots! Love this episode and the opportunity to shine a light on a young star in this profession but it is Gregg's humility, vulnerability and genuine spirit that comes right through the speakers. Amazing convo...
Published 02/23/23
Be prepared to laugh on this one! One of the most genuine folks in our sports & one of the most successful - Brandon Elliott, the head softball coach at Virginia Wesleyan stops by and joins the show! With three National Championships under his belt, it feels like Brandon & the Marlins are just getting warmed up... We unpack some of the cultural elements inside his program like #outlove and "Yo!" texts plus how vulnerability has impacted the relationships within his dugout. And one of...
Published 02/16/23
Back this week on the baseball side of things and connecting with another National Championship coach - the head coach at Ole Miss and the NCAA Division I champs from a year ago, Mike Bianco stops by and joins the show! An amazing conversation as we start by telling some great Skip Bertman stories followed by great insight in the process of building the Ole Miss program. Coach Bianco shows unmatched vulnerability in unpacking his own journey and growth in coaching along with how social media...
Published 02/09/23
This one is SPECIAL. We welcome in legendary UCLA softball coach Sue Enquist and we are already calling for a follow-up episode... But that's what happens when you get 11 National Championships on the line and someone is living out her life's mission to impact other people! Sue is so dynamic as she uncovers her quest to stay disciplined with curiosity, how her ego got in her way at various points in her career, the important pivot to transformational leadership plus she details her unique...
Published 02/02/23
This week's episode finds us touching down in SEC country and in College Station, Texas with one of the most successful head coaches in college baseball today - Texas A&M head coach Jim Schlossnagle joins the show! Unpacking some of the details inside the trail of success that seems to always follow Schloss, we break down his clear focus on putting the best coaching staff together that he can, his consistent attention to living in a championship culture and environment plus the tireless...
Published 01/26/23
Three absolute rockstars in a row has to be considered a winning streak for podcasts, right? We keep the momentum rolling with Michael Cuddyer, a 15-year MLB veteran, major contributor to USA Baseball & one heck of a model baseball "dude" joins us on the show. We let Cuddy roll as he breaks down stories from hsi time in the major leagues, mindsets and approaches that helped him become a MLB All Star & bring home a Silver Slugger award. Listen in as we also unpack some unique...
Published 01/18/23
Another powerful conversation from one of the most genuine people in all of sports - the head softball coach at the University of Alabama Patrick Murphy stops by and delivers heavy dimes throughout this episode! We unpack the power of affirmations given by players AND coaches which leads us towards discussing real accountability inside our programs. Murph is also intentional about creating "moments of WOW" for his young ladies while also cultivating a program built on Mudita - finding...
Published 01/11/23
If you dialed into this episode and can confidently check the boxes for: lifelong learner, growth mindset, open heart & mind to get better... You found the right place! We open up an invaluable resource episode with longtime friend of the podcast Kainoa Correa, who serves as the Infield & Bench Coach for MLB's San Francisco Giants. "Take feverish notes" doesn't even begin to tell the story and Kai unfolds five impactful lessons from his personal journey in coaching and teaching that...
Published 01/04/23
And we are BACK!!! Your home for Certified Audio Gold is back on the airwaves and ready to get back to work! Knocking the dust off, working out the kinks but we are excited to reconnect with our loyal listeners and start rebuilding this community bigger and better than ever with your help. It has been 1 year, 8 months & 5 days since we last connected through our earbuds but we are back and here to stay! Here's to amazing journey right beside you - Welcome back to the show!!
Published 01/02/23
Wow...just wow! What a tremendous episode and conversation as we connect with Kingdom Coaching's Travis Wyckoff who certainly delivers 'Certified Audio Gold' inside this one! A powerful walk through his journey learning with some of the most elite leaders in college sports, taking away commonalities that we can study and learn from but also personality traits that thread these exceptional folks together. An episode that will keep you wanting more! Enjoy! @KingdomCoachTW @Coaching_DNA Learn...
Published 05/05/21
Wow...just wow! What a tremendous episode and conversation as we connect with Kingdom Coaching's Travis Wyckoff who certainly delivers 'Certified Audio Gold' inside this one! A powerful walk through his journey learning with some of the most elite leaders in college sports, taking away commonalities that we can study and learn from but also personality traits that thread these exceptional folks together. An episode that will keep you wanting more! Enjoy! @KingdomCoachTW @Coaching_DNA
Published 04/29/21
Back into the high school ranks to connect with one of the top coaches and lifelong learners inside our community with Bingham High School skipper Joe Sato. A powerful conversation around changing times and keeping true to a winning tradition within his program as Joe takes us through how he and his staff work tirelessly to improve themselves but also working to get the most out of his players. "Salt of the Earth" defines Coach Sato and we hope that you enjoy this chat! @MINER_Baseball Learn...
Published 04/20/21
Inside this episode, we go for a stroll with host Jeremy Sheetinger as Sheets hits the big 4-0! Taking a deeper dive into the lessons that jump off the page for Sheets as he hits the halfway point in life and baseball. From investing into learning each day to keeping a pulse on the game and our players to believing in the process of our players, our teams, our seasons & our lives! Come on in for the connection, stay for the Jimmy Buffett! @CoachSheets3 @GGC_Baseball Learn more about your...
Published 04/20/21
The streak stays alive as we connect with Volunteer Assistant for the Wichita State Shockers program in Easton Herring this week. What a wild turn of events that led to Easton inclusion into the program and now flourishing in his role. We uncover Easton's approach to serving the players within the clubhouse plus the unique opportunity to work around such an accomplished group of coaches within the department. Humility for days on this one from Easton! @EastonHerring @GoShockersBSB Learn more...
Published 04/20/21
Keeping the streak alive with another dive into the Assistant Coach ranks as we connect with Ryan Smyth from Keystone College in PA. A DIII lifer and Keystone loyal, Ryan brings such a unique perspective to the airwaves serving on this staff for his entire career. We open up that dialogue on what that experience has done to prepare him for his next stop plus spending his summers in the Cape Cod League and what doors have been opened spending time with the best college...
Published 04/20/21
Back into the high school ranks to connect with one of the top coaches and lifelong learners inside our community with Bingham High School skipper Joe Sato. A powerful conversation around changing times and keeping true to a winning tradition within his program as Joe takes us through how he and his staff work tirelessly to improve themselves but also working to get the most out of his players. "Salt of the Earth" defines Coach Sato and we hope that you enjoy this chat! @MINER_Baseball
Published 04/02/21
Inside this episode, we go for a stroll with host Jeremy Sheetinger as Sheets hits the big 4-0! Taking a deeper dive into the lessons that jump off the page for Sheets as he hits the halfway point in life and baseball. From investing into learning each day to keeping a pulse on the game and our players to believing in the process of our players, our teams, our seasons & our lives! Come on in for the connection, stay for the Jimmy Buffett! @CoachSheets3 @GGC_Baseball
Published 03/23/21
The streak stays alive as we connect with Volunteer Assistant for the Wichita State Shockers program in Easton Herring this week. What a wild turn of events that led to Easton inclusion into the program and now flourishing in his role. We uncover Easton's approach to serving the players within the clubhouse plus the unique opportunity to work around such an accomplished group of coaches within the department. Humility for days on this one from Easton! @EastonHerring @GoShockersBSB
Published 03/16/21
Keeping the streak alive with another dive into the Assistant Coach ranks as we connect with Ryan Smyth from Keystone College in PA. A DIII lifer and Keystone loyal, Ryan brings such a unique perspective to the airwaves serving on this staff for his entire career. We open up that dialogue on what that experience has done to prepare him for his next stop plus spending his summers in the Cape Cod League and what doors have been opened spending time with the best college...
Published 03/03/21