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Current head women's basketball coach Blake DuDonis talks with people from all over the women's basketball world. Backgrounds get dove into, laughs are had, and hopefully, you'll learn something you didn't know before listening.

The Jump Around with Blake DuDonis Blake DuDonis

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    • 4.9 • 84 Ratings

Current head women's basketball coach Blake DuDonis talks with people from all over the women's basketball world. Backgrounds get dove into, laughs are had, and hopefully, you'll learn something you didn't know before listening.

    UC Irvine Head Coach Tamara Inoue

    UC Irvine Head Coach Tamara Inoue

    UC Irvine head coach Tamara Inoue joins me and shares her story from her time as a prep and college baller in California and how that took her to Australia and the eventual start to her coaching career.

    • 27 min
    Delaware head coach Natasha Adair

    Delaware head coach Natasha Adair

    Delaware head coach Natasha Adair joins me to talk about her journey, from the DMV to Florida all the way to Delaware. She shares about the coaches who impacted her the most, her former players and what their success means to her, and how she took Delaware to the top of the CAA.

    • 47 min
    Former Wisconsin head coach Bobbie Kelsey

    Former Wisconsin head coach Bobbie Kelsey

    Former Wisconsin head coach and Stanford student-athlete Bobbie Kelsey joins me on the pod to talk about her story to Stanford, around the country, and back to Stanford again.

    We discuss her time as head coach at Wisconsin and everything she's done since then.

    Then, we get into a long dive into the current climate in America.

    • 58 min
    Former Boston College head coach Erik Johnson

    Former Boston College head coach Erik Johnson

    Former Boston College and University of Denver head coach Erik Johnson joins me to tell all about his interesting story.

    From a tall practice player to the head coach of one of the most prestigious schools in the country, Erik shares all about how he got
    to where he did and how. Included are some chances meetings, some great successes, as well as a great personal tragedy.

    • 51 min
    St. Louis University head coach Lisa Stone

    St. Louis University head coach Lisa Stone

    Today I'm joined by St. Louis University head coach Lisa Stone, who has had a storied coaching career.

    Starting her career as a 22-year-old D3 head coach, Lisa has gone from little Cornell College to UW-Eau Claire to Drake to Wisconsin and now to St. Louis. She shares all about her journey and the lessons learned in between.

    • 39 min
    UNLV head coach Lindy La Rocque

    UNLV head coach Lindy La Rocque

    New UNLV head coach Lindy La Rocque joined me on the pod to talk all about her new gig and her journey to get there.

    After an incredible playing career at Stanford, La Rocque went on to serve on staff at Oklahoma, Belmont, and Stanford before returning to her hometown of Las Vegas as the head coach of UNLV.

    We talk all about that journey, her enjoyment of golf, and a Youtube clip that she is embarrassed by but I think is awesome.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
84 Ratings

84 Ratings

Bc12574 ,

Bobbie Kelsey

Fantastic conversation with Coach Bobbie! Really appreciate your discussion!

pjpollock ,

Great Podcast with Erik Johnson

Coach… great interview with Coach Johnson. You are right, one of the most genuine, kind people you will ever meet. I really enjoyed his story and look forward to listening to other episodes.

SmilinIvey ,

MVP

Honest conversations happen when someone isn’t afraid to ask the tough questions, thank you Blake for being that person! Very professional and heart warming series that focuses on game-changers in the profession who have great stories to tell. Love your podcasts! Thanks for making the recruiting trail easier!

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