Podcast by TJ Manastersky
Extreme Ownership Series: Prioritize and Execute with Commander(RET) Mike Wisecup US Navy
Dr. Gary Bowman and I are analyzing the book, Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babon, extracting the principles and applying them to high-performing sports teams.
Our special guest for the chapter, Prioritize and Execute is, Mike Wisceup, Vice President and Harold Alfond Director of Athletics at Colby College; Retired Navy SEAL Officer.
His personal decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with Valor, Purple Heart, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Combat Action Ribbon, and various unit, campaign and personal citations.
Commander (ret) Wisecup retired from the Navy in November 2018 and joined Colby College where he currently serves as Vice President and Harold Alfond.
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The Tough Stuff - Panel Discussion
Special learning and networking event for subscribers of the Coaching Project. Subscribe here: https://tjmanastersky.com/home/newsletter/ for access to future events.
We are using Cody Royle’s groundbreaking new book as inspiration: ‘The Tough Stuff, Seven Hard Truths About Being a Head Coach’.
We will discuss:
The hardest parts of being a head coach
Strategies for optimal performance in coaching
Personal stories of failure and success
This was an interactive format for coaches of any sport. It’s perfect for head coaches and anyone who aspires to be a head coach, hires head coaches, or plays for a head coach.
Hosted by, TJ Manastersky, Head Coach, Curry College, NCAA Ice-Hockey
Jamion Christian – Head Coach, The George Washington University, NCAA Men’s Basketball
Sarah Raymond – Head Coach, Williams College, NCAA Women’s Soccer
Dan Ryan – Head Coach, Leeds Rhinos, Superleague Netball
Danial Puckhaber – Head Coach, St. Lawrence University, NCAA Football
Wes Wolfe – Head Coach, Cobourg Cougars, OJHL Ice-Hockey
For an overview on this topic please read Cody Royle’s book, “The Tough Stuff – Seven Hard Truths About Being a Head Coach”.
Johan Lundskog, Head Coach SC Bern, National League in Switzerland
Johan Lundskog, Head Coach of SC Bern of the National League in Switzerland joins the Coaching Project podcast.
-his journey from coaching the Bradford Rattlers to SC Bern.
-how his coaching philosophy was shaped with Frolunda of the Swedish Hockey League
-the impact of culture on developing players
-his vision for SC Bern
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Leading Through Curiosity and Asking Better Questions with Nate Leslie
Nate Leslie, Executive Coach and former professional hockey player joins the Coaching Project podcast to discuss leading through curiosity and asking better questions in order to connect with our athletes and improve performance.
I highly recommend watching his documentary, “Rinks of Hope – Project Mongolia” - https://www.lgsports.ca/downloads/project-mongolia/
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Balancing Development with Winning - A Panel Discussion
On Wednesday, January 27 I hosted an an interactive conversation about balancing the need to develop athletes with the pressure to win.
-The tension between individual development and team performance.
-How top coaches across all ages and levels approach the balance between development and winning.
-Actionable information from the diverse experience of our panel experts.
Hosted by, TJ Manastersky, Head Coach, Curry College, NCAA & Scout, Omaha Lancers, USHL
Dr. Adam Naylor – High Performance Consultant, NHL, NBA, MLS, UFC, Tennis, Golf, NCAA, and corporate leadership
Ted Suihkonen – Director of Player Development, HC Lokomotiv, KHL
Matt Deschamps – Associate Head Coach, Chicago Steel, USHL
Alyssa Gagliardi – Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association & Player Development, Carolina Jr. Hurricanes, NHL
Wes Wolfe – Assistant Coach, Erie Otters, OHL
Dr. Ashwin Patel – Mental Performance Consultant, Utica Comets AHL & Guelph Storm, OHL
Dave Starman – Hockey analyst for NCAA and the World Junior Hockey Championship with and 34 years of coaching experience, from mites to professional & 11 years as NHL scout
Kenny Rausch – USA Hockey; Director of Youth Hockey & GM of U.S. Under-17 team
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Dr. Alex Auerbach, Director of Wellness and Development with the Toronto Raptors
Dr. Alex Auerbach is the Director of Wellness and Development with the Toronto Raptors in the National Basketball Association.
We talk about the following topics:
-Mental wellness as a competitive advantage
-Shared mental models on a sports team
-Asking better questions to connect with athletes
-Athletic Intelligence Measures in talent identification and development www.athleticintel.com firstname.lastname@example.org
-Talent that whispers
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Great coach / great person
I had the pleasure to be coached by TJ in college and experience his philosophy of hockey first hand! I learned a lot about the game because of coach Tj.