Character Combine is a motivational movement offering tools to coaches & athletes to make increased character the priority on AND off the field.
Episode 103- Bobby Withrow-Clark
Bobby Withrow-Clark is the Department Chair for the Center for Academic Success at Butte College. He joins the podcast to discuss his coaching background, the importance of mentorship, and the challenges that some athletes face in the classroom. He also shares his story of losing his home during the Paradise Camp Fire a couple years and how he remained resilient during the chaos. Don't miss this episode!
Episode 102- Ed Tupper
Ed Tupper is the head baseball coach at Casa Roble High School. He joins the show to talk about his coaching background, how his approach to coaching has changed over the years, and how he's dealing with the challenges of the pandemic. He also shares about how he started using the Wooden Pyramid of Success to recognize his athletes throughout the season. This is a great episode that you don't want to miss.
Episode 101- Bench Chatter with Jordan Takimoto
Jordan Takimoto joins the show for another Bench Chatter episode. We talk about fantasy football and the different teammate personality types you might encounter when playing adult rec sports. It's a fun episode that you don't want to miss.
We celebrate our 100th podcast in this episode! Josh and Deb ask each other a few interview questions, as well as answer some questions we received from all of you! We also released a video version of the podcast for the first time. The video version includes some bloopers from the last 100 episodes. If you're interested in checking that out, head over to our YouTube page. Thank you to everyone who has supported and shown love to the show over the last year and a half. We truly appreciate it! We're thankful for so many amazing coaches and athletes who are making character a priority on and off the field.
Episode 99- Anthony Valenzuela and Gabriel Russo
Anthony Valenzuela and Gabriel Russo are the hosts of The Mindset Podcast. They join the show to talk about their athletic background, how sports has helped their business mindset, and why they started podcasting. They also share their thoughts on the coach that had the greatest impact on their life. These guys are doing some amazing things! We actually had the opportunity to be guests on their podcast as well, so make sure you check out their show and give it a listen
Episode 98- Joe Davidson
Joe Davidson is a senior staff writer for the Sacramento Bee. He joins the show to discuss how the pandemic has affected this school year, sports season, and how student-athletes and coaches are dealing with the social and emotional challenges so far. We also talk about how he deals with all of the nonsense that comes his way on social media. We always have a great time talking to Joe and we hope you enjoy this episode!