Archive for the 'Coaching' Category

Not About the Wins Podcast

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The pressure to win is ever present in the sports world. But that drive for achievement is also evident in the home, on the job, even in church. On Sports Spectrum, we’ll take a look at handling the pressure to succeed with former big league pitcher, Burt Hooton and Charlotte Eagles soccer coach, Mark Steffans….

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Not About the Game Podcast

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The thrill of a walk-off home run, a three-pointer at the buzzer, or a game winning touchdown pass—these are sports moments that electrify fans and players alike. But they can’t compare to the excitement that comes from a daily walk with Jesus Christ. On Sports Spectrum, you’ll hear from Baylor University baseball coach, Steve Smith…

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Not About the Fame Podcast

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With flashy highlights, impressive stats, and exciting scores splashed all over the news, it’s no wonder athletes and coaches battle with “celebrity status.” On Sports Spectrum, we’ll take a biblical evaluation of who we are and why our life pursuits shouldn’t be “. . . About the Fame.” You’ll hear from former LPGA golfer, Tracy…

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Not About the Money Podcast

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Whether in sports or everyday life, our culture pushes a relentless pursuit of the almighty dollar. On Sports Spectrum, we’ll examine what God has to say about money and its role in our lives. Join us as we visit with former NFL player, Spencer Tillman and college basketball coach, Bob Hoffman. We’ll discover why it’s…

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Trades and Today’s Athlete Podcast

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Today’s professional athlete can play for one team today and end up competing for an entirely different team tomorrow. On Sports Spectrum, we’ll discuss how we can honor God in the midst of changing circumstances. We’ll talk with former Major League baseball infielder, Tony Graffanino, as well as Julie McKay, wife of Virginia basketball assistant…

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Making Your Wrongs Right Podcast

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Admitting we’re wrong is one thing. But making those wrongs right is quite another. On Sports Spectrum we’ll take a look at what the Bible says about correcting our mistakes. We’ll visit with Clemson football chaplain, James Trapp, and Tennessee assistant women’s basketball coach, Dean Lockwood, about “Making Your Wrongs Right” on this edition of Sports Spectrum.

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On the Clock–Making the Most of our Time with God Podcast

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This weekend, NFL teams will only have a few minutes to make a strategic draft pick designed to improve their roster and pave a path to success for the entire organization. On Sports Spectrum, we’ll talk to head coach of the Detroit Lions, Jim Caldwell, about the importance of “being on the clock,” and making…

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Pick Your Battles

Baseball managers must also be amateur psychologists sometimes. When a player is under-performing, they have to try and understand why. Is it because of a physical problem, perhaps an unreported injury? A personality conflict in the clubhouse? Problems at home? Lack of confidence due to a long-running slump? Distractions from a contract dispute? An inability…

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Desire to Be Used

When our sons were younger, I sometimes helped coach their Little League baseball teams. One of the things you learn when coaching kids is the value of interpreting body language, because there are moments when you don’t need to hear a word to know where a kid is in terms of preparation. When the time…

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Determined to Make a Difference Podcast

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Our days are filled with hundreds of choices, both big and small. On Sports Spectrum, we’ll discuss how to make the ultimate decision each day to impact others for the Lord. Hear from Longwood University head basketball coach, Jason Gee, and Missouri Southern State University defensive coordinator, Wally Ake, as they weigh in on “Determining…

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