140 episodes

Up My Hockey is a podcast that pulls back the curtain on how to make a career out of hockey and the high performance habits required. Your host, ex-NHL'er and mindset coach, Jason Podollan, has candid conversations with NHL players, coaches, scouts, and agents, about the hockey journey and living your dream. If you are an aspiring hockey player, a hockey parent, or a hockey fan who wants to hear the inside scoop, this podcast is for you.

Up My Hockey with Jason Podollan Jason Podollan

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    • 4.8 • 66 Ratings

Up My Hockey is a podcast that pulls back the curtain on how to make a career out of hockey and the high performance habits required. Your host, ex-NHL'er and mindset coach, Jason Podollan, has candid conversations with NHL players, coaches, scouts, and agents, about the hockey journey and living your dream. If you are an aspiring hockey player, a hockey parent, or a hockey fan who wants to hear the inside scoop, this podcast is for you.

    EP.134 - Darcy Hordichuk - NHL Enforcer with 542 games played

    EP.134 - Darcy Hordichuk - NHL Enforcer with 542 games played

    EP. 134 welcomes Darcy Hordichuk, a former NHL enforcer who brings a unique perspective to the Up My Hockey podcast. With decades of professional hockey experience, including stints with several NHL teams, Hordichuk offers listeners an insider's view of the game.As a guest on the podcast, Hordichuk delves into various aspects of the sport, from off-ice dynamics to parenting his own son along the journey of hopefully going to the NHL. He shares anecdotes from his playing days, providing ...

    • 1 hr 17 min
    133 - London Hoilett - WHL Vancouver Giants Winger

    133 - London Hoilett - WHL Vancouver Giants Winger

    On this episode of Up My Hockey London Hoilett opens up about his adversities & challenges on & off the ice. A mindset client of host, Jason Podollan, the two discuss how they came to work together and how the relationship has supported London and career.London, a dynamic 18-year-old winger hailing from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, electrifies the ice as a key player for the Vancouver Giants in the WHL. Hoilett's prowess lies in his off-puck mastery, utilizing his exceptional positioni...

    • 1 hr 20 min
    EP.132 - Glenn Carnegie - Pro Skills Coach

    EP.132 - Glenn Carnegie - Pro Skills Coach

    In the 132rd episode of Up My Hockey Podcast, we're thrilled to host Glenn Carnegie, a distinguished skills coach and head coach for the JPHL. Hailing from Manitoba, Carnegie's journey saw him refine his craft with the Moose in the AHL before a remarkable 11-season stint with the NHL's Canucks. His philosophy? Excellence knows no bounds. Carnegie emphasizes the importance of maximizing potential wherever you play. With firsthand experience molding talents like Jonathan Toews, he underscores t...

    • 1 hr 56 min
    EP.131 - Sven Butenschon - Head coach of the UBC Thunderbirds

    EP.131 - Sven Butenschon - Head coach of the UBC Thunderbirds

    Sven Butenschon is a highly accomplished hockey coach and former professional player with an impressive career spanning various hockey leagues. Born in Itzehoe, Germany, Butenschon's journey in the hockey world has left a lasting impact both as a player and as a coach.As a player, Butenschon showcased his skills as a defenseman with a left-hand shot. His talent did not go unnoticed, leading to his selection by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third round, 57th overall, during the 1994 NHL Entry...

    • 1 hr 24 min
    EP.130 - Jarrett Bousquet - NHL Agent with Titan Sports Management

    EP.130 - Jarrett Bousquet - NHL Agent with Titan Sports Management

    In this episode of the "Up My Hockey" podcast with host Jason Podollan, Jarrett Bousquet, a key figure at Titan Sports Management, delved into the intricacies of the hockey world. Bousquet, based in Dallas, wears multiple hats at Titan, contributing his diverse expertise in talent evaluation, player development, and contract negotiations.The conversation touched upon the concept of "million dollar plays" and dissected the grid of hockey, emphasizing the strategic elements that contribute to s...

    • 1 hr 55 min
    EP.129 - Valeri Bure - 400 point NHL Career

    EP.129 - Valeri Bure - 400 point NHL Career

    From Valeri's early days with the Spokane Chiefs where Jason & Val first met, to a stellar 10-year career in the NHL, Valeri shares his journey & brilliant strategies in this captivating episode. Born on June 13, 1974, in Moscow, Bure made history as the first Russian player in the WHL. A two-time WHL All-Star, he sniped 68 goals in his second season with the Chiefs in 92-93, which remains the franchise record. After his second round selection by the Montreal Canadiens, Vale...

    • 1 hr 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

Carsyn Good ,

Up my hockey podcast review

Great listen for athletes, coaches, parents, and students of the game. Very cool and smart guests with unique tips and stories. Highly recommend

OsoyoosFan ,

A must listen for anyone pursuing their dream

Whether you’re pursuing your dream in hockey, your dream in your personal life, or in your career, Jason‘s remarkable knack for breaking down the mystery, and the trials and tribulations of success is remarkable. I have both my teenage sons, listening to this podcast on a regular basis, and we can have conversations far deeper about life as a result. Thank you, Jason!

WW2374 ,

A must listen for aspiring players and parents

This podcast has everything aspiring players and parents are looking for:
- a host that is engaging and shares their view about hockey from experience
- entertaining and relevant guests
- explores the mental side of hockey
- educational for parents and players navigating the hockey experience
- insights and nuggets galore for athletes that want to improve in hockey and life

This was one of the first hockey podcasts we (hockey player and parent) stumbled upon during the many hockey drives to practices. It became a ‘must listen’ that we both enjoy and get so much from.

Thank you Jason for the entertainment, the education and all of the conversations you have sparked. Can't wait for the next one to drop!!

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