Power Players

Power Players

Power Players

CATEGORY: Sports
A conversation moderated by and commentary from Danielle McCartan exploring topics relating to women in sports. 'Power Players', a pun on the hockey term, exists to assert the female perspective in sports. The intelligent, informative, and engaging 30-minute episodes will be specific to each guest: player, coach, broadcaster, official, or executive. Come for the guest or host, but stay for the adversities and triumphs of Power Players in sports.
  1. August 25, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 013 - Inside the "Wubble"
    Players and coaches from 3 WNBA teams (LA Sparks, Dallas Wings, and Washington Mystics) discuss:In a new, and different style podcast than what you're used to, the athletes listed below discuss:Advantages/disad…
  2. August 25, 2020
    8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 29 min
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    POWER PLAYERS 013 - Inside the "Wubble"
    Players and coaches from 3 WNBA teams (LA Sparks, Dallas Wings, and Washington Mystics) discuss:In a new, and different style podcast than what you're used to, the athletes listed below discuss:Advantages/disad…
  3. August 13, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 012 - Miesha Tate
    “I didn’t want to be one of those people that hung around and tarnished what I had built in my career if I wasn’t all in it. I’m either 100% in or 100% out and, at that point, I knew I had to be out… because I…
  4. August 13, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 012 - Miesha Tate
    “I didn’t want to be one of those people that hung around and tarnished what I had built in my career if I wasn’t all in it. I’m either 100% in or 100% out and, at that point, I knew I had to be out… because I…
  5. August 01, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 011 - Venessa Hutchinson
    “You’re always going to come across somebody, at some point in your career, that doesn’t really think you belong there [but] you’ll come across way more that think you do-which is the great part about where the…
  6. August 01, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 011 - Venessa Hutchinson
    I talked with Venessa Hutchinson, the NFL’s Senior Manager of Football Development, about a wide-range of topics relating to the NFL's diversity in hiring practices, specific to women in football.  We discussed…
  7. August 01, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 010 - Denise White
    “People like a comeback story.” - Denise WhiteA young girl and her twin sister overcome a rough childhood and the foster care system- one starts her own company and becomes the most powerful athlete crisis mana…
  8. August 01, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 010 - Denise White
    A young girl and her twin sister overcome a rough childhood and the foster care system- one starts her own company and becomes the most powerful athlete crisis manager in the world. It sounds like something ou…
  9. August 01, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 009 - Amanda Kessel
    “Just thinking that I lost this love of my life was something that I was really having a hard time to come to terms with.” - Amanda KesselOlympic gold and silver medal winning professional hockey player Amanda…
  10. August 01, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 009 - Amanda Kessel
    Olympic gold and silver medal winning professional hockey player Amanda Kessel and Danielle McCartan have an open conversation about Amanda’s concussion-related mental health struggles and discuss a pragmatic p…
  11. July 31, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 008 - Kara Goucher
    “What’s the alternative, I quit? … I can’t let them break me. No way.” - Kara GoucherWorld Championship (now) silver medal winner and 2x Olympic distance runner Kara Goucher and Danielle discuss ethics at the h…
  12. July 31, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 008 - Kara Goucher
    World Championship (now) silver medal winner and 2x Olympic distance runner Kara Goucher and Danielle discuss ethics at the highest level of sport.  Against the background of ESPN’s newest 30 for 30: “Lance”,…
  13. July 31, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 007 - Rachel Balkovec
    “Let me tell you about my daughters. I’ll start with the one that’s coaching for the Yankees.” - Rachel Balkovec channels her father.Rachel and Danielle discuss surprisingly similar childhood aspirations, deliv…
  14. July 31, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 007 - Rachel Balkovec
    Rachel and Danielle discuss surprisingly similar childhood aspirations, deliver a message to "old school" baseball fans, and compare and contrast the pitch sequencing and mechanics of the highest level of baseb…
  15. July 31, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 006 - Laura Okmin
    “Hang in there, you’re not going to believe how good it’s about to get for you.” - Laura OkminLaura goes "5 levels deep" into conversation with Danielle about feelings of her loneliness on the road, family plan…
  16. July 31, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 006 - Laura Okmin
    Laura goes "5 levels deep" into conversation with Danielle about feelings of her loneliness on the road, family planning sacrifices due to her profession, and the personal and professional impact of losing her…
  17. July 31, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 005 - Monica Abbott
    A discussion with an Olympic Athlete about the delay, staying prepared, advice to young softball players, and about the radioactivity in Japan ahead of the games.We need to take care of the world first: the Oly…
  18. July 31, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 005 - Monica Abbott
    A discussion with an Olympic Athlete about the delay, staying prepared, advice to young softball players, and about the radioactivity in Japan ahead of the games
  19. July 31, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 004 - Courtney Banghart
    “It’s not about survival of the fittest, it is: survival of the ‘most adaptive’" - Courtney Banghart channels Charles Darwin.After having accumulated, in her twelve years as head coach of Princeton University's…
  20. July 31, 2020
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    POWER PLAYERS 004 - Courtney Banghart
    After having accumulated, in her twelve years as head coach of Princeton University's women's basketball program, seven Ivy League titles, eight NCAA Tournament births, and a Naismith National Coach of the Year…

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