32 episodes

The Freshman Foundation Podcast is the creation of Mike Huber, who has a deep curiosity about the transition from high school to college athletics based upon his experience in working with young athletes. Mike talks to an array of successful athletes, respected coaches, and mental performance experts to discuss their perspectives on the very big leap to college athletics. The primary goal of the podcast is to help aspiring college athletes and their families to understand what it takes to survive and thrive in college amidst the many mental, emotional, social, and academic challenges facing incoming freshmen. Through his conversations, Mike hopes to identify the skills and attributes that the most successful student-athletes demonstrate upon arriving on campus.

Mike is Founder and CEO of Follow The Ball LLC and Follow The Freshman LLC mental performance consultancies based in Fair Haven, New Jersey. Mike has earned the prestigious Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) designation awarded by the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). Earning CMPC designation is the “gold standard” in the mental performance coaching field.. Mike’s mental performance coaching practice is focused on helping young athletes to achieve their potential by teaching them mental, emotional, and life skills to thrive in high school, college, and beyond.

You can download The Freshman Foundation eBook free using this link: https://michaelvhuber.com/the-freshman-foundation-e-book/

The Freshman Foundation Podcast Michael Huber

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

The Freshman Foundation Podcast is the creation of Mike Huber, who has a deep curiosity about the transition from high school to college athletics based upon his experience in working with young athletes. Mike talks to an array of successful athletes, respected coaches, and mental performance experts to discuss their perspectives on the very big leap to college athletics. The primary goal of the podcast is to help aspiring college athletes and their families to understand what it takes to survive and thrive in college amidst the many mental, emotional, social, and academic challenges facing incoming freshmen. Through his conversations, Mike hopes to identify the skills and attributes that the most successful student-athletes demonstrate upon arriving on campus.

Mike is Founder and CEO of Follow The Ball LLC and Follow The Freshman LLC mental performance consultancies based in Fair Haven, New Jersey. Mike has earned the prestigious Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) designation awarded by the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). Earning CMPC designation is the “gold standard” in the mental performance coaching field.. Mike’s mental performance coaching practice is focused on helping young athletes to achieve their potential by teaching them mental, emotional, and life skills to thrive in high school, college, and beyond.

You can download The Freshman Foundation eBook free using this link: https://michaelvhuber.com/the-freshman-foundation-e-book/

    FFP30: How does Josie Nicholson help Ole Miss student-athletes be better than just okay?

    FFP30: How does Josie Nicholson help Ole Miss student-athletes be better than just okay?

    • 59 min
    FFP29: How does Mike Huber help young athletes be their best?

    FFP29: How does Mike Huber help young athletes be their best?

    • 35 min
    FFP28: How is performance coach Gena Bradshaw walking the walk in training young athletes to be their best?

    FFP28: How is performance coach Gena Bradshaw walking the walk in training young athletes to be their best?

    • 49 min
    FFP27: What drives former D1 and Olympic swimmer David Karasek to help performers make their dreams come true?

    FFP27: What drives former D1 and Olympic swimmer David Karasek to help performers make their dreams come true?

    • 58 min
    FFP26: How did Brown University women’s basketball player Charlee Arthur control the controllables in her college recruiting process?

    FFP26: How did Brown University women’s basketball player Charlee Arthur control the controllables in her college recruiting process?

    • 41 min
    FFP25: How is Andrew Petcash leveraging his athletic experiences to disrupt the sports technology industry?

    FFP25: How is Andrew Petcash leveraging his athletic experiences to disrupt the sports technology industry?

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

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Important Messages!

Love the premise of this show! Michael does a great job of pursuing a very important and valuable subject with real world experiences from guests that can prepare athletes and parents alike for the huge transition they are about to take on. It’s an easy show to listen to…

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Important for athletes, parents and coaches

In this podcast mental performance coach Michael Huber talks with experts on mental health for athletes. Geared toward the student-athlete Mike is all about giving kids the mental tools to be high performance athletes on the field/court and to use these these skills as they transition of college as well. Along the way there are tips for parents as they also navigate how to raise these active kids and send them off to college prepared. Every student-athlete and his/her/they parents should listen to this podcast to get an advantage, a head start in being their best self during their first year away from home. Good and important stuff to know. Mental health is so often overlooked so kudos to Mike and his guests for continuing the much needed conversations.

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