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Sports Parenting podcast. Kirsten Jones and Susie Walton interview coaches, parents, athletes and trainers about everything youth sports.

#RaisingAthletes Podcast Kirsten Jones and Susie Walton

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Sports Parenting podcast. Kirsten Jones and Susie Walton interview coaches, parents, athletes and trainers about everything youth sports.

    Episode #41: State Finals this Week

    Episode #41: State Finals this Week

    Kirsten chatted with Cari Klein as #1 Marymount HS Girls Volleyball Team
    heads into the FINAL week of State. First up will be Cathedral Catholic on
    Tuesday. Winner of that match will play on Saturday in the State
    Championships on Saturday night in Orange County, CA.

    Episode #40: Optimizing for Peak Performance During State Playoffs

    Episode #40: Optimizing for Peak Performance During State Playoffs

    Ranked #1 in the country, Head Coach of Marymount volleyball give us a peek
    behind the curtain as to what they learned from last weeks four game win
    over Mater Dei and how they are preparing for States.

    Episode #39: #1 ranked Marymount HS Vball Coach- Cari Klein: Parenting During Playoffs

    Episode #39: #1 ranked Marymount HS Vball Coach- Cari Klein: Parenting During Playoffs

    For the sports parent, almost NO-THING is more painful than the car ride
    home from a stressful match or tough loss.

    Today Cari and Kirsten discuss tips for handling those moments where you’d
    really LOVE to give your daughter some feedback.

    #1 ranked Marymount HS continues it’s march towards the state finals. This
    Saturday #1 Marymount faces #2 Mater Dei… and parents on both sides are
    holding their breath!

    Episode #37: Best-selling author, Dr. Hank Weisinger, The Unlikely Art of Parenting Pressure

    Episode #37: Best-selling author, Dr. Hank Weisinger, The Unlikely Art of Parenting Pressure

    Dr. Hank Weisinger, author of 12 books, spent three decades helping
    individuals and organizations enhance their personal and work effectiveness
    through innovative applications of psychology. His latest book is a MUST
    read for parents. But before you dive into that, start with Performing
    Under Pressure and play it on Audible in the car with your teen athlete so
    they can absorb every word.

    The Unlikely Art of Parenting Pressure has wonderful role plays so parents
    can hear actual conversations you have had or WILL have with your teen
    about dating, life, sports, etc. This book gives you the tools to be a
    better parent. The #RaisingAthletes Podcast highly recommends it!

    Episode #36: Preparing for club vball season with Sunshine VBC Director, Cari Klein

    Episode #36: Preparing for club vball season with Sunshine VBC Director, Cari Klein

    As we ramp up to high school volleyball season, join us for a great
    discussion with the co-owner and Founder of Sunshine VBC here in Los
    Angeles. Two of the clubs top teams won Gold in the Open Division at Junior
    Olympics last summer. She is also the Head Coach at Marymount HS, which is
    ranked #1 in the country in girls volleyball.

    What should parents be focused on in their children’s younger years, both
    on and off the court and what makes for successful athletes as they get to
    the more competitive levels, in high school and beyond.

    Episode #35: JustinTimeBaseball with Justin Sherman

    Episode #35: JustinTimeBaseball with Justin Sherman

    Welcome to the #RaisingAthletes podcast, we are excited to share with you
    our conversation with a passionate coach and leader who wants to help
    parents and their baseball athletes fall in love with the game as he did as
    a young boy.

    Justin Sherman was born and raised in Westchester, NY, where he played high
    school and college baseball. It was while he captained the Purchase College
    Panthers that realized he had such a love for the game he wanted to get
    into coaching. He started as an assistant for the Panthers and then started
    working with athletes individually. This entrepreneur saw a need from
    parents for support and directions for their athletes and JustinTime
    Baseball was born.

    Justin shares his passion and wisdom with us on this week’s episode. We
    know you’ll feel it as well and learn from him as he helps parents and kids
    grow the game.

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

Jay Thooft ,

Episode 15 is a must listen

This episode on what to do when your athlete gets cut is simply loaded with valuable actionable advice!

kristinkeefe ,

How Little We Truly Need to be OK!

So inspriing! So refreshing and a welcome reminder how little we need to be ok. Love the 5 P's and will share them with my family tonight at the dinner table. Thank you Kirsten, Susie and Mike. So graeteful for your insight and for making my walk alone this morning fly by!

143fitz ,

Well said!

I have been searching for a podcast that helps me encourage my athlete the best way I can- THIS IS IT! Thank you so much for being so wise and explaining in detail the do’s and do nots!!

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