Hosted by the Richmond Goalkeeping Academy located in Richmond, Va. We invite current and former pros, coaches, and friends of our academy on our show to share about leadership lessons they have learned and advice they have on being a better leader on and off the field. Our podcast is geared towards players, coaches, parents, and those who strive to be better leaders in life and in the world! Thank you for your support! Find us on instagram @richmondgoalkeepingacademy
Season 2, Episode 4 -Breaking The Stigma- w/ Former Manchester United Goalkeeper, Roy Carroll
Join us as we chat with former Manchester United Goalkeeper and Friend, Roy Carroll. Roy shares about his journey through professional soccer, his first meeting with Sir Alex Ferguson, his struggle with depression and alcoholism while at West Ham, to coming out of retirement and reaching out to others about Mental Health. This is a podcast you won't want to miss listening to! Enjoy!!
Season 2, Episode 3- Bet on You - w/ MLS Portland Timbers Pro GK, Logan Ketterer
Join us as Pro GK, Logan Ketterer shares his inspirational story from youth to pro and the ups and downs to chasing his long-time dream of becoming a Pro MLS Goalkeeper. This podcast was originally recorded in April 2021. At that time Logan was the starting USL Championship League goalkeeper for the El Paso Locomotive FC. In early May 2021, Logan went on Loan to the Portland Timbers where he will be their starting goalkeeper through the end of 2021. Be inspired to not give-up and BET ON YOU! Enjoy!
Are you Ready to Rumble?
Coach Amanda discusses being a leader and being led by both good and bad leaders in the world....being willing to have difficult conversations when they matter most and much, much more. Enjoy!
Season 2, Episode 2-You Choose Your Joy with NWSL Pro Goalkeeper, Aubrey Bledsoe
Join Coach Amanda and NWSL Pro Goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe in Season 2, Episode 2 of Coffee and Leadership with Pros. Currently Aubrey is the starting goalkeeper for the NWSL Washington Spirit and most recently was called up again to the USWNT training camp.
In this episode Aubrey shares her uncommon journey-from going unsigned in the NWSL Draft post college career to taking a leap of faith to go pro in Europe, returning to play pro in the US and working diligently for 10 years to becoming a starting NWSL Pro Goalkeeper. This is an encouraging and powerful story filled with lots of advice and lessons. Enjoy!!
How Do I Know Which College Level Is Best For Me?
Are you or your GK wondering which level of college play is best? Or what the commitment will look like at each of those levels? In this episode Eric "EV" Vaughter (former Duke, Vanderbilt and UNC-Greensboro Assistant Coach), Coach Niko Roros (Former Pitt Women's Club Soccer Coach), and Coach Amanda (RGA Head GK Coach and Current GK Coach at Marymount University) discuss the differences of playing at the next level including playing club.
We review and answer many questions like: What does the commitment look like, What type of scholarship options are out there, how to narrow your list down to pick your colleges, how to pick and get the most from the ID camps you attend, how to communicate with college coaches, how recruiting really works and more!
If you or your GK is interested in playing at the highest level and have questions about the processes of playing at the next level feel free to reach out!
For The Love Of The Game with Eric Vaughter Pt. 2
Join coffee and leadership podcast cohost Amanda Forester and Former 21-yr MLS pro goalkeeper Jon Busch’s college Goalkeeping Coach and mentor still today, Eric “EV” Vaughter as he shares stories and wisdom from his many years of coaching. Throughout this talk we cover the many aspects of goalkeeping from playing to coaching and the importance of remembering to love the game! Enjoy!