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  • Beneath the Armor | Kevin Greene

    Kevin Greene, or KG, formerly graced the University of Southern California as a collegiate football player, celebrated for his relentless dedication and selflessness. Initially a defensive end, he later embraced the role of a tight end during his college years. Following his college career, Kevin...

  • ALEX SARAMA | Revolutionizing Coaching with Research

    Alex Sarama is a basketball coach/consultant and the founder of Transforming Basketball. Alex began his coaching at the age of 14, and has since dedicated himself to implement research based coaching. In this episode Meg and Dr. G learn about the Constraint Led Approach and Ecological Dynamics an...

  • ON-AIR BROADCASTER | Chuck Walton

    NBA broadcaster Chuck Walton joins Nate on this episode of Up The Ladder. He tells the story of how superstition helped him land with Golden State, and shares about his passion for bringing others along with him on his journey.


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    A nonprofit sport organization in the US is a type of organization that operates for the benefit of the public and is exempt from federal income tax. These organizations are typically established to promote and develop sports and physical activity in local communities. Nonprofit sport organizatio...


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    Welcome to "Coach Stories," a captivating SPKN Original Series that will inspire and leave you moved. Join us as we unveil a collection of unforgettable and impactful stories shared by coaches, athletes, administrators, and more. Prepare to be blown away by the wisdom and depth of these narrative...

  • SOCIALIZATION IN SPORT | Participation vs. Performance

    Dr. Jay Coakley and Meg discuss the differences in athlete experience between competitive sport programs and enjoyment focused sports. Offering opportunities for athletes to blend these activities can expand their experiences and enrich their overall development.