10 episodes

The Snap! Raise Podcast shares impactful interviews to benefit youth coaches, educators, and program leaders. Topics range from leadership and program building to real world stories of difference makers in youth sports and activity. Hear from experts, influential thinkers, and builders of powerful programs to uncover insight and opportunities to help your program achieve more. Snap! Raise believes every kid needs a champion. The Snap! Raise Podcast exists to fuel those champions. Episodes published ~2x monthly.

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The Snap! Raise Podcast shares impactful interviews to benefit youth coaches, educators, and program leaders. Topics range from leadership and program building to real world stories of difference makers in youth sports and activity. Hear from experts, influential thinkers, and builders of powerful programs to uncover insight and opportunities to help your program achieve more. Snap! Raise believes every kid needs a champion. The Snap! Raise Podcast exists to fuel those champions. Episodes published ~2x monthly.

    Powering the Coach + Athlete Relationship with Trust - Olympic Silver Medalist Katherine Nye

    Powering the Coach + Athlete Relationship with Trust - Olympic Silver Medalist Katherine Nye

    Since finding the sport of competitive weightlifting in 2016, Catherine Nye has earned impressive accolades ranging from junior and senior world champion titles to be named the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation Lifter of the Year. As of this week, she can add Olympic Silver Medalist to the growing list, her perfomance at the Tokyo Olympic Games earning her the highest medal the U.S. has won in the sport in over 20 years.

    This conversation was originally recorded a year before her historic silver metal performance and provides insight into her physical and mental preparation, her thoughts on what makes a great coach and athlete relationship great, as well as covers the details of her path from gymnastics to sport sampling and ultimately, finding her passion for weightlifting.

    The Snap Raise podcast  interview impactful thinkers and doers to help coaches, educators, and leaders to build a program that makes a difference Snap raise believes every kid needs a champion and the snap raise podcast exists to fuel those champions.

    VIEW the original webinar recording here.
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    • 24 min
    Coaching is Relationships and Putting in the Work - with High School State Champion Turned SEC Coach, Chris Partridge

    Coaching is Relationships and Putting in the Work - with High School State Champion Turned SEC Coach, Chris Partridge

    Chris Partridge has climbed the football coaching ranks quickly while having much success in the past decade. 
    Originally recorded as a webinar for Snap! Raise LIVE, this interview covers his commitment to coaching via relationships, his successful transition from the high school game to NCAA Division 1, and insights into the work ethic he believes in necessary to succeed.

    In 2010, Partridge took over a Paramus Catholic High School football program that was the 4,250th ranked team in the country. Five years later, after winning a New Jersey state championship and achieving the distinction of being ranked the 4th best team in the country, Partridge left Paramus Catholic to coach in the NCAA. Starting his college coaching career as a recruiting coordinator at the University of Michigan he is currently in his second year as co-defensive coordinator at Ole Miss.

    VIEW the original webinar recording here.
    FOLLOW @coachcpartridge here.
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    • 26 min
    John Wooden, Developing Superheros Through Sport, and How Never Focusing on Winning Led to 7 NCAA Championships - with former UCLA Coach Valorie Kondos Field

    John Wooden, Developing Superheros Through Sport, and How Never Focusing on Winning Led to 7 NCAA Championships - with former UCLA Coach Valorie Kondos Field

     "Miss Val" is regarded as one of the most accomplished gymnastics coaches of all-time. During her 28 year stretch as head coach of the UCLA Bruins women’s gymnastics team, Miss Val captured 7 national championships and an amazing 18 PAC-12 championships. 

    Originally recorded as a webinar for Snap! Raise LIVE, this interview covers her deep-rooted philosophy on success, her close relationship with Coach John Wooden, and the important work she thinks is ahead for coaches, educators, and leaders.

    VIEW the original webinar recording here.
    FOLLOW Miss Val here.
    LEARN MORE about Snap! Raise here.

    • 29 min
    Building the Team Mentality with Hall of Fame Coach Michele Madison

    Building the Team Mentality with Hall of Fame Coach Michele Madison

    Head Coach of the Virginia Cavaliers, Michele Madison, is entering her 15th season as head coach. Coach Madison led Virginia to its first ever ACC Championship in 2016, and ‘Hoos have been a force to be reckoned with ever since. Fresh off of their 2019 NCAA Championship semi-final game appearance, Virginia is looking to earn its third Final Four appearance in as many years this coming season.

    Michele Madison's other notable accomplishments include: Coach Madison is the only coach to lead three different field hockey programs to the NCAA tournament. She has recruited and coached the only three-time NFHCA player of the year. She is one of two active Division 1 coaches to be a part of US Olympic coaching staffs.

    Listen as she talks about how she consistently builds teams of the highest calibre. Originally recorded  for The Leading Edge Podcast presented by Snap! Raise.

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    • 24 min
    Christine Pinalto: Earning Trust and Influencing Productive Self-Talk with Your Group

    Christine Pinalto: Earning Trust and Influencing Productive Self-Talk with Your Group

    Sidelined USA, a non-profit organization, exists to reunite permanently sidelined athletes with their passions and inspire them to find a meaningful way forward. The free resources they provide are relevant not only to athletes experiencing loss but, now more than ever, to any individual or program disrupted from the pursuit of their goals.
    Co-founder Christine Pinalto shares  strategies to help leaders navigate communication and culture in the face of adversity.

    Originally recorded for The Leading Edge Podcast presented by Snap! Raise. 

    Read more at LeadingEdge.snap-raise.com or visit their website at www.sidelinedusa.org.

    • 45 min
    Improve Communication and Build a Stronger Program via Deeper Connections with Betsy Butterick

    Improve Communication and Build a Stronger Program via Deeper Connections with Betsy Butterick

    Betsy Butterick (The Coach’s Coach and Communication Specialist) boasts an incredible career in athletics, giving her a unique and powerful perspective on coaching, leadership and communication -- not to mention exposure to a diverse group of teams and groups. From playing basketball at the junior college, D1 and D3 level to then coaching and assisting programs at Stanford women's basketball, the University of Washington and the Seattle Storm (during one of their three championship winning runs) --- Betsy's has develop as a master communicator and valuable collaborator for players and coaches alike. Please enjoy our conversation with Besty Butterick.

    Read her Q&A article from this episode here.

    Originally recorded for The Leading Edge Podcast presented by Snap! Raise.

    • 34 min

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Listening to Matt and Alexis is inspiring and thought provoking. I had to pause the episode for self reflection on multiple occasions. Matt’s format and casual demeanor is incredibly inviting. Thank you for sharing.

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