Youth Sports Intervention with Lea B. Olsen

Youth Sports Intervention with Lea B. Olsen

Youth Sports Intervention with Lea B. Olsen

CATEGORY: Kids & Family
One of Minnesota's most famous faces on the sidelines both as a professional sports broadcaster and a parent, Lea B. Olsen finds ways for parents, coaches, referees and young athletes to "rethink the win" when it comes to their youth sports experiences.
  1. August 25, 2020
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    Episode 31: Diggens says, Some people genetically,…
    Minnesota's own, Olympian Jessie Diggins is the most decorated US cross country athlete in World Championship history.  Jessie talks to Lea B. Olsen about how her parents turned her on to many outdoor sports an…
  2. July 15, 2020
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    Episode 30: Times have changed for athletes today
    Darrin Nelson played eight seasons with the Minnesota Vikings and is currently the Senior Associate Athletic Director at the University of California, Irvine.  Darrin was a man wise beyond his years when playin…
  3. July 08, 2020
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    Episode 29: Mental health is an important part of p…
    Don Kalkstein is in his 20th season with the Dallas Mavericks as the Director of Sports Psychology.  He talks to Lea B. Olsen about the programs he runs with the team and how he works with professional athletes…
  4. July 01, 2020
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    Episode 28: Unique connections thanks to COVID
    Lea B. Olsen is joined by Ed Cohen, longtime broadcaster and play-by play guy for the New York Knicks.   They talk about COVID and what transpired with the NBA as being teh first to close everything down.  Ed a…
  5. June 29, 2020
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    Episode 27: Walter Bond shares his wisdom of age and…
    Former Gopher and NBA player, Walter Bond talks to Lea B. Olsen about his basketball career and his transition from sports into a business career.  They also discuss the repercussions of the George Floyd murder…
  6. May 13, 2020
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    Episode 26: When footballs over, it can be really s…
    Ben Leber is a former NFL player and now football analyst for Fox sports and sideline analyst for the MN Vikings Radio Network.  He talks to Lea B. Olsen about getting into the sport of football and how it is i…
  7. May 06, 2020
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    Episode 24: Now is the time to look at the little d…
    Olympian, author and TV personality Summer Sanders takes time to share with Lea B. Olsen what athletes should be doing with this downtime cause by COVID.   She address how swimmer will oversome this time not be…
  8. April 30, 2020
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    Episode 24: She coaches men
    Tamara Moore was an All American at Minneapolis North High.  She spent six seasons with the WNBA.  Now she is the head coach for the men's basketball program at Masabi Range College.  She talks to Lea B about h…
  9. April 24, 2020
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    Episode 23: He gives so much back to the game
    Former Gopher and NFL player Tyrone Carter joins Lea B Olsen to talks about his new purpose in developing young athletes though his company TC Elite Training School See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy infor…
  10. April 15, 2020
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    Episode 22: Why athletes should have a healthy relat…
    Dr. Rebecca Busanich, Associate professor of exercise and sport science at St. Catherine's University has done research on the social and cultural narratives around physical activity, eating, and the body.  She…
  11. April 08, 2020
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    Episode 21: Going 100 mph to 0
    Sports broadcaster and play by play annoucer, Marney Gellner joins Lea B. Olsen on how COVID has stopped her career in it's tracks.  She shares her love and involvement of sports from an early age, how she embr…
  12. March 30, 2020
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    Episode 20: One of the best high school coaches in…
    Hopkins Girls Basketball coach Brian Cosgrif talks to Lea B. Olsen about his high school coaching career and his bittersweet season this year coaching one the best girls ball players in the nation yet, losing a…
  13. March 24, 2020
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    Episode 19: Coping with isolation and uncertainty
    Life coach and psychotherapist to the Detroit Pistons, Dr. Corey Yeager talks to Lea B. Olsen about navigating life with COVID-19. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
  14. March 23, 2020
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    Episode 18: The impact coronavirus has had on youth…
    Former Timberwolve Trent Tucker joins Lea B. Olsen to discuss the impact the corona virus has had on youth sports with all of the cancellations of the state tournaments.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i…
  15. March 19, 2020
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    Episode 17: Professional soccer player impacts yout…
    Kelly Gray,MLS Cup winner joins Lea B. Olsen to talk about his career in soccer and what he thinks are good conditions for youth sports.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
  16. March 11, 2020
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    Episode 16: You can come to the game late...it's ok…
    Former U of M basketball player and now VP of Basketball Development for the Timberwolves and Lynx, John Thomas talks to Lea B. Olsen about the structure of youth sports and how important free play is in develo…
  17. February 26, 2020
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    Episode 15: Jason Zucker on youth hockey
    Former Wild forward and now PIttsburgh Penguin, Jason Zucker talks to Lea B about his injury.  Then he shares how he got started in hockey growing up in the sunshine and what he thinks about youth hockey and co…
  18. February 11, 2020
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    Episode 14: She's at the top of her game!
    LaChina Robinson has done it all in the basketball realm.  As a basketball analyst for ESPN and host of the ESPNW's podcast Around the Rim,  LaChina talks to Lea B. Olsen about growing up and how basketball fou…
  19. December 04, 2019
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    Episode 12: If you are an elite athlete will you be…
    Head Coach of Detroit Pistons Dwane Casey talks to Lea B. Olsen about scouting, skills required by athletes, the level of competition, and more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
  20. November 22, 2019
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    Episode 11: Sports and mental wellness pt. 2
    Lea B. Olsen continues the conversation about the importance of mental fitness in athletes with Dr. Corey Yaeger, the team psychotherapist for the Detroit Pistons.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informa…

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