The TeamBuildr Podcast
Episode #11: Sitting at The Big Boys Table with Sean Pastuch

Episode #11: Sitting at The Big Boys Table with Sean Pastuch

December 2, 2020

Sean Pastuch, the owner and founder of ActiveLife joins us this week on The TeamBuildr Podcast. In this episode we talk to Sean about how he became so confident, overcoming failures and setbacks in building a business and his purpose in starting ActiveLife.

Episode #10: Creating a Successful and Versatile Coaching Career with Ron McKeefery

Episode #10: Creating a Successful and Versatile Coaching Career with Ron McKeefery

November 18, 2020

Welcome back to another episode of The TeamBuildr Podcast. We've made it to episode #10 and we're proud to welcome Ron McKeefery on with us. Ron is currently the Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Performance with football at Fresno State University but his resume also includes being the author of two best selling books and working multiple professional teams. Coach McKeefery has an entrepreneur mindset when it comes to S&C and it has led him to where he is today, so he must be doing something right!

Episode #09:”I’m Not Done Yet” Life Beyond Being a Strength Coach with Rachel Balkovec

Episode #09:”I’m Not Done Yet” Life Beyond Being a Strength Coach with Rachel Balkovec

November 4, 2020

We're excited to welcome Rachel Balkovec, the first woman hitting coach in the MLB to The TeamBuildr Podcast this week. In this episode we talk to Rachel about how she got interested in wanting to work in baseball, why she changed her name on her resume when applying for jobs, and what she means when she says "I'm Not Done Yet."

Episode #08: Training Smarter, Not Harder: Action Sports, Ice Baths & Rugby with Ryan Gallop

Episode #08: Training Smarter, Not Harder: Action Sports, Ice Baths & Rugby with Ryan Gallop

October 28, 2020

Welcome back to another week! Today we have Ryan Gallop here, Director of Performance at NAKOA Performance and Physical Therapy. In this episode, you'll get to hear how Ryan got into training action sport athletes, his experience with extremely cold ice baths to help with stress management, and how he is still able to keep up with young guys on his rugby team.

Episode #07: Youth Training, Meditation & Hitting Rock Bottom as a Strength Coach with Erica Suter

Episode #07: Youth Training, Meditation & Hitting Rock Bottom as a Strength Coach with Erica Suter

October 21, 2020

We welcome Erica Suter, a private youth athlete performance coach, to episode 7! In this episode we talk to Erica about early specialization, getting youth athletes to be thinking about more not less, and how as a coach you need to spend time taking inventory on your own life.

Episode #06: Feeding The Cats & Technology in the Weight Room with Deerick Smith

Episode #06: Feeding The Cats & Technology in the Weight Room with Deerick Smith

October 7, 2020

Deerick Smith is the Director of Strength and Conditioning and Assistant Football Coach at Southside Charter High School in Arkansas. He is a football coach turned strength coach who now has a passion for coaching all sports, learning new speed training techniques, and implementing technology in the weight room.

Episode #05: Building a 100% Online Strength & Conditioning Business with Jerred Moon

Episode #05: Building a 100% Online Strength & Conditioning Business with Jerred Moon

September 30, 2020

Jerred Moon is the founder and CEO of End of Three Fitness and Garage Gym Athlete which are both 100% online programs of educating coaches and training athletes, so he's basically ahead of the curve here. In this episode we chat about he prices his online programs, his solid morning routine, and the basics of a building a garage gym.

Episode #04: The New Age of High School Physical Education with John Beerbower

Episode #04: The New Age of High School Physical Education with John Beerbower

September 23, 2020

We're back with another episode and this week we had John Beerbower on the mic. John is currently at McHenry West High School in Illinois where he serves as the Assistant Divisional Chair for PE, Health, and Drivers Ed as well as serving as the Director of Strength and Conditioning for the district. He has been awarded the Illinois Coach of the Year from the National High School Strength Coaches Association (NHSSCA) and he takes great pride in the implementation of a unified physical education program at his school.

Episode #03: The Future of College Sports, Birthday Challenges, & Athletes For Life with Michael Rankin

Episode #03: The Future of College Sports, Birthday Challenges, & Athletes For Life with Michael Rankin

September 16, 2020

Michael Rankin, the Director of Strength of Conditioning at Drexel University sat down with us for episode three as we talked about the future of college athletes amid the Covid pandemic, how he expects his athletes to return to training, his brutal birthday challenges, and his alumni program called Athletes For Life. 

Episode #02: Lax, Power Blocks, and Online Remote Coaching with Tex McQuilkin

Episode #02: Lax, Power Blocks, and Online Remote Coaching with Tex McQuilkin

September 1, 2020

Tex McQuilkin, Director of Training and Education at Power Athlete HQ tells us how he developed his training philosophy, got started working at Power Athlete HQ, where he sees the future of recruiting, training, and coaching as well his love of lacrosse. Episode 2 if full of insight from someone who has coached at the DI, DIII, and high school setting and has taught seminars all over the world.

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