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24 minutes | Jun 7, 2021
Episode Nine Part 2 w/ Pat Engleman
We continue where we left off and get into many things happening in PA and beyond.
37 minutes | Jun 7, 2021
Episode Nine Part 1 w/ Pat Engleman
Pat Engleman is a founding member of the Pennsylvania league and now the lead coach supporter. In Part 1, we discuss the coach retreats in PA and Arkansas and review some of our take-aways.
43 minutes | May 3, 2021
Episode Eight w/ Eric Blocker of MadCo
Eric Blocker and I sit down to discuss what drives him to be a coach, some of the impact he is seeing in his community, a couple of our biggest mistakes, and head coach succession planning.
48 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
Episode Seven with Tim Keith of the Lincoln Jr HS team
Tim Keith is a physical education teacher at Ardis Ann Middle School and the Team Director of Lincoln Jr HS NICA team. He has been an AR-NICA coach since day one. Through his efforts in his middle school and NICA team, his impact on the community cannot be overstated. We discuss his "Why", coach recruitment, and methods of success for his team.
41 minutes | Feb 28, 2021
Episode Six w/ Michael Eastwood of the NC league
Michael and I sit down to discuss what is going on NC and AR. Coaches sharing responsibilities, how we are getting through COVID, and Coach Retreats.
56 minutes | Feb 1, 2021
Episode Five w/ Matt Gunnell, of the SoCal league.
Matt Gunnell is one of the longest tenured league directors in the nation. He and I sit down to discuss the origins of the SoCal league, online leaders summits, and how teams benefit from coaches seeking the highest levels of training available to them.
27 minutes | Jan 17, 2021
Episode Four-Part 2 w/ Fred Powell and Jon Posner
We talked so long that I broke the recording into two parts. Part 2 continues the conversation about character development.
32 minutes | Jan 17, 2021
Episode Four-Part 1 w/ Fred Powell and Jon Posner
I sit down with two guests this time. Jon and Fred are Co-Directors of the Maryland league. We start with "Why". Then, talk about how our coaching experiences can move us to tears, sharing coaching responsibilities, and the importance of including character development in our youth sports programming.
31 minutes | Jan 4, 2021
Episode Three with Anya Bruin of Thaden School
I sit down with my great friend and coach colleague, Anya Bruin. We discuss why she is a MTB coach. How she balances her coach responsibilities with everything else in life. We go on to discuss how her role with BikeNWA may benefit coaches in the Arkansas league.
32 minutes | Dec 15, 2020
Episode Two w/ Terry Coddington of the Conway Bearcats
Terry Coddington explains his Why for coaching. Then, we go on to talk about the explosive growth of the Conway Bearcats and his large group of highly trained coaches.
28 minutes | Nov 28, 2020
Episode One with Mike Kuhn
In this first episode, we speak with Mike Kuhn, Pennsylvania League Director. We get into his "Why" for forming the PA league and a couple of state-wide initiatives that he is working on. Join us for the discussion.
1 minutes | Nov 27, 2020
Welcome to the Spoke'n Word podcast. Conversations with great coaches and influencers around the country who are trying to get more kids on bikes and change lives through youth cycling.
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