44 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 • 250 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 Keuchly On Coaching Pop Warner Football, Adapting to Your Strengths and The Benefits of Watching Film

    Luke Keuchly On Coaching Pop Warner Football, Adapting to Your Strengths and The Benefits of Watching Film

    In this episode Greg is joined by his former Carolina Panthers teammate Luke Keuchly. The pair discuss the high school football experience & recruiting (13:06), his approach to watching film (28:13) and coaching Pop Warner Football together (35:38).

    Greg also answers listener questions (42:38).

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

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    • 50 min
    Kevin Harvick On Youth Racing, Funding and Access

    Kevin Harvick On Youth Racing, Funding and Access

    In this episode Greg sits down with Kevin Harvick, professional stock car racer and Daytona 500 winner. The pair discuss the youth racing landscape (4:36), the high costs of racing (21:28) and the importance of access & strategy (28:03).

    Greg also answers listener questions (49:51).

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

    • 58 min
    Dino Babers on Coaching Principles, Program Building and Collegiate NIL impact

    Dino Babers on Coaching Principles, Program Building and Collegiate NIL impact

    Dino Babers, Head Football Coach at Syracuse University, joins Greg for a deep dive into his principles of coaching (17:39), and what goes into building a competitive football program (34:00). Plus Dino gives a coach's perspective on the collegiate NIL space (45:47).

    Greg also answers listener questions (1:00:30). Rate, review, subscribe and submit your questions on social to @YouthInc.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Skip Gilbert On U.S. Youth Soccer, Specialization and Development

    Skip Gilbert On U.S. Youth Soccer, Specialization and Development

    In this episode Greg sits down with Skip Gilbert, CEO of U.S. Youth Soccer. The pair discuss the culture of soccer in America (8:23), negative effects of specialization (18:40) and the importance of coaching in youth development (35:43).
    Greg also answers listener questions (50:20).
    Rate, review, subscribe and submit your questions on social @YouthInc.

    • 55 min
    Marcellus Wiley On Maximizing Talent and Developing Internal Drive

    Marcellus Wiley On Maximizing Talent and Developing Internal Drive

    In this episode Greg is joined by Marcellus Wiley, former NFL football player and veteran NFL broadcaster. The pair discuss the pressure of maximizing talent (11:06), the importance of internal drive (23:42) and his journey to Columbia (35:44).
    Greg also answers listener questions (51:44).
    Rate, review, subscribe and submit your questions on social @YouthInc.

    • 57 min
    Christian Haynes “Thee BlackBadger” on Being a Full-Time Content Creator

    Christian Haynes “Thee BlackBadger” on Being a Full-Time Content Creator

    In this episode Greg is joined by Christian Haynes, also known as “Thee BlackBadger,” former defensive back for UNC Charlotte and full time content creator. The pair discuss the transition from athlete to content creator (12:34), handling negative comments online (17:58) and how he leveraged his content into a career (24:36).

    Greg also answers listener questions (43:02).
    Rate, review, subscribe and submit your questions on social @YouthInc.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
250 Ratings

250 Ratings

chief guy 47 ,

Spread The Word!!!

Unbelievable podcast. As a former D1 hockey player, father, coach and fam of sport I am trying to answer these same questions. I think all parents of athletes need this.

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE KEEP THIS GOING!!

I have shared this with everyone I know in athletics. You have the platform to get intriguing guests and you have a great gift for asking insightful questions. I would help in any way I can just to get this Pod going again!

Hilly123123 ,

Love it!

As a parent of an athlete this is just what I needed. insight and is entertaining at the same time.

toothless567 ,

New to coaching youth

This podcast is the best one out to date or ever!!! Love how he can relate to having a family and being a coach to his kids and explain how to work on your home life relationship with your kids. The advice he gives I can relate and I feel thankful to have stumbled across this podcast. GREG YOUR DOING A WONDERFUL JOB KEEP THESE EPISODES COMING!!!

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