62 episodes

Hosted by high school wrestling coach Chad Dennis, The MatBoss Podcast talks to wrestling coaches at all levels about various relevant coaching topics. Find out more about MatBoss at www.matbossapp.com.

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Hosted by high school wrestling coach Chad Dennis, The MatBoss Podcast talks to wrestling coaches at all levels about various relevant coaching topics. Find out more about MatBoss at www.matbossapp.com.

    Jacob Newby and leaving when at the top

    Jacob Newby and leaving when at the top

    The conclusion of an interview with Jacob Newby. Jacob talks about the events that led to him leaving the Oklahoma St. wrestling program while ranked #1 in the country.

    About MatBoss: Created by coaches for coaches, MatBoss for iPad® integrates wrestling stats directly into the video you record for each match, completely replacing the need for labor-intensive pencil and paper scoring systems. It's the wrestling stats app our sport has been waiting for.

    Focus on coaching, not busy work
Improve through video analysis
Make data an advantage
Eliminate scoring errors
Increase exposure
Become a digital coach

    • 52 min
    Jacob Newby and the goal of wrestling for your idol

    Jacob Newby and the goal of wrestling for your idol

    Part 1 of an interview with Oklahoma St. all-American Jacob Newby. Jacob talks about the early stages of his career and the desire to be like his idol John Smith. Jacob discusses the tournaments he won and who he beat that gave him the opportunity to wrestle for his idol.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Speaking up with Dr. Airron Richardson

    Speaking up with Dr. Airron Richardson

    A two-time All-American at Michigan, Dr. Airron Richardson has quite a dynamic background. The Ohio native started his collegiate career playing football at Morehouse, a historically black college in Georgia. A chance appearance as a spectator at a wrestling tournament brought Richardson to Michigan. Richardson went into the medical profession, and recently with a group of other African-American doctors, opened up the first black-owned urgent care facilities in Chicago. Richardson has recently been in the news speaking up about the sexual abuse allegations against former Michigan doctor Robert E. Anderson. Richardson also talks about his battles with Tolly Thompson, Kerry McCoy and Shelton Benjamin during his college career as well as the current state of affairs for African Americans. The MatBoss Podcast is also sponsored by Barbarian Apparel. About MatBoss: Created by coaches for coaches, MatBoss for iPad® integrates wrestling stats directly into the video you record for each match, completely replacing the need for labor-intensive pencil and paper scoring systems. It's the wrestling stats app our sport has been waiting for. Focus on coaching, not busy work Improve through video analysis Make data an advantage Eliminate scoring errors Increase exposure Become a digital coach SUBSCRIBE & FOLLOW TO THE SHOW @MatBossApp | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Spreaker | Google Podcasts | RSS

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Cleveland State head coach Josh Moore

    Cleveland State head coach Josh Moore

    Josh Moore, head coach at Cleveland State University, joins Chad Dennis on the latest episode of The MatBoss Podcast. Coach Moore, who spent time at Kent State before moving over to Cleveland State, talks about the dynamic of building a foundation in Northeast Ohio by recruiting the state and recruiting the region.   Moore will also talk about his recruiting philosophy, selling the school, the growth of the team as well as the overall growth of the school. He’ll also touch on coaching in the same conference as his twin brother Scott, who coaches at Lock Haven.   The MatBoss Podcast is also sponsored by Barbarian Apparel.   About MatBoss: Created by coaches for coaches, MatBoss for iPad® integrates wrestling stats directly into the video you record for each match, completely replacing the need for labor-intensive pencil and paper scoring systems. It's the wrestling stats app our sport has been waiting for.   Focus on coaching, not busy work Improve through video analysis Make data an advantage Eliminate scoring errors Increase exposure Become a digital coach   SUBSCRIBE & FOLLOW TO THE SHOW @MatBossApp | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Spreaker | Google Podcasts | RSS

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Cody Cleveland talks about The Citadel and his coaching background

    Cody Cleveland talks about The Citadel and his coaching background

    Cody Cleveland, an All-American at Chattanooga and an assistant coach at The Citadel joins host Chad Dennis on Episode 57 of The MatBoss Podcast. Cleveland talks about his experiences coming from coaching at the high school level and moving into the college ranks, first at the Naval Academy and then at The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. Cleveland touches on the coaching opening at The Citadel after Rob Hjerling’s contract was not renewed and the beginnings of his coaching journey and what he learned from his coaches as an athlete that he’s been able to instill in his athletes as a coach. Cleveland also explains how The Citadel fits into the nation’s armed forces. The MatBoss Podcast is also sponsored by Barbarian Apparel. About MatBoss: Created by coaches for coaches, MatBoss for iPad® integrates wrestling stats directly into the video you record for each match, completely replacing the need for labor-intensive pencil and paper scoring systems. It's the wrestling stats app our sport has been waiting for.   Focus on coaching, not busy work Improve through video analysis Make data an advantage Eliminate scoring errors Increase exposure Become a digital coach SUBSCRIBE & FOLLOW TO THE SHOW @MatBossApp | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Spreaker | Google Podcasts | RSS

    • 43 min
    Tadaaki Hatta on the Japanese influx at Oklahoma State in the 1960s

    Tadaaki Hatta on the Japanese influx at Oklahoma State in the 1960s

    Tadaaki Hatta, a native of Japan and NCAA champion from Oklahoma State, joins The MatBoss Podcast to talk about the old days. Hatta is a teacher in Ohio and has been a longtime coach internationally and domestically in the international styles of wrestling. Hatta talks about the origins of wrestling in Japan and how his father was the architect for the sport there and dives into the wrestling back in the 1960s and more. Hatta also talks about why he came to the U.S. to compete on the college mats. Hatta also explained the rule changes the NCAA instituted where the first takedown was two points and each takedown afterwards was one point. The MatBoss Podcast is also sponsored by Barbarian Apparel. About MatBoss: Created by coaches for coaches, MatBoss for iPad® integrates wrestling stats directly into the video you record for each match, completely replacing the need for labor-intensive pencil and paper scoring systems. It's the wrestling stats app our sport has been waiting for.   Focus on coaching, not busy work Improve through video analysis Make data an advantage Eliminate scoring errors Increase exposure Become a digital coach SUBSCRIBE & FOLLOW TO THE SHOW @MatBossApp | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Spreaker | Google Podcasts | RSS

    • 55 min

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25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Guy T Harris ,

Great podcast for the serious wrestling fan!

Highly recommend!

Jeffpv ,

Great enthusiasm and knowledge!

Love the pod. My only critique is that the audio of the guests is often sketchy. The NCAA preview pod was essentially unlistenable.

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