30 episodes

High School Athletic Directors get together to discuss things that are going on in the world of high school sports. This podcast is intended for anyone in the realm of high school sports. Each week we will discuss a multitude of topics that we deal with on a daily basis along with interviewing guests weekly to help us discuss these topics. Join Zachary Shank and Tommy Brown as they dive in!

The Winning Way Zachary Shank

    • Sports
    • 4.7 • 16 Ratings

High School Athletic Directors get together to discuss things that are going on in the world of high school sports. This podcast is intended for anyone in the realm of high school sports. Each week we will discuss a multitude of topics that we deal with on a daily basis along with interviewing guests weekly to help us discuss these topics. Join Zachary Shank and Tommy Brown as they dive in!

    Episode 30 - Chris Harris; Evangelical Christian School

    Episode 30 - Chris Harris; Evangelical Christian School

    On Episode 30 I sit down with AD Chris Harris of Evangelical Christian School in Fort Myers, Florida. We discuss his recent transition as an AD from one school to another. We discuss the adjusting from public to private and how important buy in is from every avenue within the school. You can connect with Coach Harris on social media at @CoachHarris_. This episode is sponsored by Gipper! Use code "WINNINGWAY10" for 10% off any plan. Go over to gipper.com to find out more. Enjoy this episode and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @thewinningway and feel free to email us any questions, suggestions and comments at thewinningwaypodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy!

    • 28 min
    Episode 29 - Scott Garvis; Garvis Consulting

    Episode 29 - Scott Garvis; Garvis Consulting

    On episode 29 Zach talks with Scott Garvis of Garvis Consulting. Scott is a long time AD, consultant and now author! We discuss the two books that Scott has written for AD’s and how they can be helpful to any stage you are in. His most recent book is “The DNA of an AD-Athletic Director”. Listen in as he breaks down how the idea of this book came about! We dive in to other topics as well! You can connect with Scott on Twitter at @pocketAD_ or visit his website, scottgarvisconsulting.com. Enjoy this episode and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @thewinningway and feel free to email us any questions, suggestions and comments at thewinningwaypodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy!

    • 37 min
    Episode 28 - Dr. Tim Baghurst; FSU Coach

    Episode 28 - Dr. Tim Baghurst; FSU Coach

    On episode 28 we kick off Season 3 with Dr. Tim Baghurst from Florida State University. Tim is the director of the FSU Coach Master's program. We discuss the details of the FSU Coach Master’s program. Tim explains his vision for the program and his desire to continue to build it to be a top Coaching Master’s contender! He explains a few of the certificates and degrees that are offered and caches for scholarships for in state and out of state students. You can connect with Dr. Baghurst on all social media platforms or by email @ tbaghurst@fsu.edu. Enjoy this episode and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @thewinningway and feel free to email us any questions, suggestions and comments at thewinningwaypodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy!

    • 51 min
    Episode 27 - Jake von Scherrer CMAA

    Episode 27 - Jake von Scherrer CMAA

    On Episode 27, Zach sits down with Jake von Scherrer of The Educational AD Podcast to discuss his book and some principles/tools for newer and upcoming athletic directors. Jake talks about his path to becoming and AD and being a major influencer in the AD world. We discuss his membership and active roles in the NIAAA and the FIAAA. Jake discusses being organized, communicate with your administration, and lastly he talks about finding a mentor. You can catch Jake’s connect info at the end of the episode but you can connect with him on Twitter @jakestouchdown and on Facebook as well. You can find “The Athletic Director’s Toolbox” on Amazon. Enjoy this episode and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @thewinningway and feel free to email us any questions, suggestions and comments at thewinningwaypodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy!

    • 44 min
    Episode 26 - Nate Rhine

    Episode 26 - Nate Rhine

    On Episode 26, Zach sits down with Nate Rhine of Grace Christian School in Sanford, NC. They discuss the growth of Grace from 1A to 2A in the NCISAA and the growth of the athletic department and school. They discuss Nate’s recent success and winning the 1A boys soccer state championship. They discuss wearing many hats within the school and balancing being an athletic director and a coach. He discusses the importance of saying “no” and setting boundaries within your faith, job and life. You can connect with Nate on Facebook. Enjoy this episode and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @thewinningway and feel free to email us any questions, suggestions and comments at thewinningwaypodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy!

    • 30 min
    Episode 25 - Coach & AD Magazine

    Episode 25 - Coach & AD Magazine

    On Episode 25 check out Zach's interview with Wesley Sykes of Coach & AD Magazine! Enjoy this episode and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @thewinningway and feel free to email us any questions, suggestions and comments at thewinningwaypodcast@gmail.com. Enjoy!

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

btell1234 ,

Quality

These guys have a great thing going here and is really interesting to listen to, have to check them out!

Neuse11 ,

Top Shelf!!!

These guys are great and really know what they are talking about!! Tommy’s One Heart Beat series is awesome! Love the comparison to the 5 fingers! Zach’s passion and knowledge is top shelf!! Both of these guys are filled with great examples and stories!

I'm am man! I'm forty! ,

Phenomenal

An honest, informative show for leaders, athletic directors, and coaches. The hosts are entertaining and keep it real. If you’re trying to grow in this profession, this podcast will be a great resource. Thanks guys.