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PCA 1-on-1 Interviews

Listen in as PCA goes 1-on-1 in interviews with top pro and college players, coaches, executives and other major sports figures who provide tips, tools, information and inspiration for youth and high school sports coaches, parents and student-athletes. Now Available at iTunes >>.




University of California Women’s Basketball Head Coach and PCA National Advisory Board Member Lindsay Gottlieb joins PCA Founder Jim Thompson in this interview. Learn about the role of positivity in her coaching and her thoughts on PCA’s concept of the Triple-Impact Competitor®. Click here to listen >>.
      Ken Ravizza, a renowned professor of applied sports psychology at California State University - Fullerton, speaks with PCA Founder Jim Thompson about how to help athletes achieve peak performance. Click here to listen >>.
 
Amy Perko -- PCA National Advisory Board Member and Executive Director of the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics -- discusses issues of the day with PCA Chief Impact Officer Tina Syer. Click here to listen >>.

 

Big 12 Conference Commissioner Bob Bowlsby -- a PCA National Advisory Board Member -- provides insights of use to our youth and high school sports communities in this interview with PCA Founder Jim Thompson. Click here to listen >>.
        Cleveland Indians Sports Psychologist and PCA National Advisory Board Member Charlie Maher advises coaches and parents on helping youth and high school players become Better Athletes, Better People in this interview with PCA Founder Jim Thompson. Click here to listen >>


Steve Smith -- equally at home in the water as a two-time NCAA water polo champion at Stanford University as he was in outer space as an astronaut -- joins PCA Founder and CEO Jim Thompson for our latest PCA 1-on-1 interview. Click here to listen >>.


Irene van der Zande -- PCA National Advisory Board Member, Founder of Kidpower International and a driving force behind PCA's sex-abuse prevention resources >> -- joins PCA Founder Jim Thompson to discuss best practices in keeping youth sports safe for kids. As April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, now is the perfect time to listen to Irene's specific, powerful practical tips. Click here to listen >>.


Cleveland Indians President, PCA National Advisory Board Member and PCA-Cleveland Board Chair Mark Shapiro joins PCA Founder Jim Thompson to chat about everything from Moneyball to the power of organizational culture to the youth sports parenting experiences that brought him into the PCA Movement. Click here to listen >>.


Soccer Hall of Famer and PCA National Advisory Board Member Claudio Reyna discusses the U.S.'s chances in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, along with the relative value of winning games at the youth level in balance with developing youth as players and as people. Click here to listen >>.


Sport Sociologist, University of Colorado Professor Emeritus and PCA National Advisory Board Member Jay Coakley discusses Seahawks' cornerback Richard Sherman and other phenomena of sports sociology in an interview with PCA Founder Jim Thompson. Click here to listen >>



Women's sports pioneer, PCA National Advisory Board Member and Sports Management Resources President Donna Lopiano speaks with PCA's Tina Syer on how far women's sports has come and how much further it can go. Learn from her reflections on her pre-Title IX experience as an athlete and her evolution as a coach and leader. Click here to listen >>.


PCA Founder Jim Thompson interviews Steve Kerr -- five-time NBA Champion, TNT Basketball Broadcaster and PCA National Advisory Board Member. Topics include his relationship with his father, sports parenting and the team dynamic on the Chicago Bulls coached by PCA National Spokesperson Phil Jackson. Click here to listen >>.



PCA's Ruben Nieves Interviews Kim Oden, Olympic volleyball medalist, accomplished high school coach, former Double-Goal Coach® Award Winner, and PCA National Advisory Board Member. Topics include performing under pressure, specialization, and teamwork. Click here to listen >>.



Listen in as Former NFL Player, Coach for America Founder and PCA National Advisory Board Member Joe Ehrmann goes 1-on-1 with PCA's Jim Thompson. You will not want to miss the discussion of a coach's role in helping youth define masculinity and femininity in light of prevailing cultural trends. Click here to listen >>.



Olympic Soccer Gold Medalist Rachel Buehler Van Hollebeke goes 1-on-1 with PCA's Tina Syer, discussing the challenges of recovering from injury, how to bounce back from mistakes and other key topics. Click here to listen >>.