26 episodes

Youth Inc. is a journey into the changing world of youth sports in America, led by Greg Olsen: 14 year NFL veteran and father of 3 young children. Presented by Invisalign.

After a lifetime of sports, Greg finds himself caught in the uncertainty and stress of balancing his experience as the son of a coach and a pro athlete, the responsibility of being a youth coach, and his primary role as a father.

Join Greg on Youth, Inc as he sits down with legacy sports families, coaches, psychologists, authors and more in search of guidance and tools to make the best decisions for his family. 

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    • 4.9 • 194 Ratings

Youth Inc. is a journey into the changing world of youth sports in America, led by Greg Olsen: 14 year NFL veteran and father of 3 young children. Presented by Invisalign.

After a lifetime of sports, Greg finds himself caught in the uncertainty and stress of balancing his experience as the son of a coach and a pro athlete, the responsibility of being a youth coach, and his primary role as a father.

Join Greg on Youth, Inc as he sits down with legacy sports families, coaches, psychologists, authors and more in search of guidance and tools to make the best decisions for his family. 

    Luke Fedlam on what parents need to know about the NIL era

    Luke Fedlam on what parents need to know about the NIL era

    Luke Fedlam, NIL expert & sports attorney, sits down with Greg to discuss what led to the Supreme Court NIL ruling (8:22); its impact on recruiting (21:00) and the transfer portal (43:52), and how universities are adapting to the future (55:17).
     
    Greg also answers listener questions (58:53).
     

    Rate, review, subscribe and submit your questions on social @YouthInc.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Paul Rabil on founding Premier Lacrosse League, youth access and the history of the game

    Paul Rabil on founding Premier Lacrosse League, youth access and the history of the game

    Paul Rabil joins the show today to discuss the history of lacrosse (5:30), importance of access for youth sports (24:30), and the growth opportunity with the Premier Lacrosse League (34:13).

    Greg also reacts and takes listener questions.

    Rate, review, subscribe and submit your questions on social @YouthInc

    • 48 min
    Tony Harper on travel baseball, the recruiting process, and Perfect Game Youth

    Tony Harper on travel baseball, the recruiting process, and Perfect Game Youth

    Greg sits down with Tony Harper, Youth Operations Director for Perfect Game Youth. The pair discuss the pros and cons of travel baseball (14:50), Perfect Game’s showcases & the college recruiting process (27:29), and the best resources for youth development (37:13).
     
    Greg also answers listener questions. Submit yours on social @YouthInc.

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    • 52 min
    Lisa McCaffrey on Parenting Styles, Taunting and Football in the Family

    Lisa McCaffrey on Parenting Styles, Taunting and Football in the Family

    Greg sits down with Lisa McCaffrey, former Stanford soccer star and mother of four. The pair discuss parenting for different personalities (20:38), taunting in youth sports (44:00), and her husband Ed McCaffrey getting her sons back together at Northern Colorado (53:20). Plus, a special apperance from Lisa’s son and Carolina Panthers running back, Christian McCaffrey. 
    Greg also answers listener questions. Submit yours on social @YouthInc.  
    Rate, review, subscribe and we'll see you next week.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Nancy Lieberman on Title IX, Breaking Barriers and Learning from Kobe & Muhammad Ali

    Nancy Lieberman on Title IX, Breaking Barriers and Learning from Kobe & Muhammad Ali

    Greg sits down with Nancy Lieberman, basketball hall of famer & women’s sports icon. The pair discuss playing at Rucker Park as a little girl (11:47), learning from Kobe Bryant & Muhammad Ali (23:06), the opportunities Title IX created (30:29), and coaching her son, American-Israeli professional basketball player T.J Cline (48:40).

    Greg also reacts and takes listener questions.

    Rate, review, subscribe and submit your questions on social @YouthInc.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Greg Answers Listener Questions

    Greg Answers Listener Questions

    The Q+A episode! Greg tackles questions from Youth Inc listeners head-on. Topics include when kids should start playing tackle football (3:35), how to handle a sibling rivalry (9:37), and how coaching impacts a spouse (36:47).

    Rate, review, subscribe and submit your questions on social @YouthInc.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
194 Ratings

194 Ratings

gratrp ,

Love this podcast- excellent interviews!

I love listening to the interviews and hearing Greg’s stories. Learn something new with each episode.

andy16flores ,

Great Podcast! So relatable and informative!

Love the podcast! Glad to know I’m not the only one who feels the way I do about coaching youth sports and doing it with my son. Keep up the great work Greg! Man of the people ✊🏽

KPCT4 ,

Enjoy

I enjoy listening to your podcast each week on different topics. I was involved in youth sports for over 25 years. From watching my kids play in witch they are grown now . Coaching and assisted in directing youth program. Now. I current run the scoreboard for all football and baseball events at the High School near by my home. Greg keep this going youth sports is a great thing and all parents should listen to your podcast. I will get the word about your podcast.

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