Coaching Minds with Justin Lewis
By Justin Lewis
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Deconstructing the Top Minds in Sports
||CleanEpisode 22: Michael Federico ULM Baseball||Today’s conversation is with University of Louisiana-Monroe head baseball coach Michael Federico. Coach Fed has just recently been named the head coach after successful stints as an assistant coach at his alma mater Southern Miss and before that, t||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: Brandon Rosenthal, Assistant coach Northern AZ Suns (NBA-D League)||Today’s conversation is with a tremendous young up and coming assistant coach with the Northern Arizona Suns, which is associated with the Phoenix Suns. Brandon has a great story. He played college basketball at a DIII school in New York, because o||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: Rollie Fingers, MLB Hall of Fame||Today’s episode features Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Rollie Fingers. Rollie is a 3x World Series Champion, he won the American League MVP and Cy Young Award in 1981 with the Milwaukee Brewers. He is the father of the modern relief pitcher a||6/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: Eric Thompson, Civil Organizations||Today’s episode features Eric Thompson from Civil Organizations. Eric is an executive coach and He is the co-founder of Civil Schools, a nationally respected comprehensive bullying prevention program. Eric also owns and operates Global Ascension Pr||5/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Chris Collins, Fellowship of Christian Athletes||Today’s episode is with Chris Collins who is the Southern Arizona Area Director for the FCA. I’ve known Chris for over 20 years. He played college baseball and was also a former college coach at Trevecca Nazarene University and also at Lipsco||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Josh Pastner Georgia Tech Basketball||Today’s conversation is with Georgia Tech head basketball coach Josh Pastner. This is a little bit shorter of a conversation, so it is more interview style instead of the back and forth conversation that I usually like to have. I tried to cram in a||5/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: Smoke Laval, University of North Florida Baseball||Today’s conversation is with Ray “Smoke” Laval, Head baseball coach at the University of North Florida. I played for Smoke when he was the head coach at Louisiana-Monroe in 1998-1999. Smoke is one helluva baseball coach and a tremendous||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Dean Whellams, Team Elite Performance||Today’s conversation was a blast. I’m really glad that there is someone like Dean out there teaching college athletes these strategies. These are things that I wish I would have learned when I was a struggling student-athlete. Dean asks the c||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Erika Barnes, SR Associate Athletic Director University of Arizona||Today’s conversation is with Erika Barnes who is the Senior Associate Director of Athletics and she is also the Senior Woman Administrator at the University of Arizona. In our conversation, we talk about her time as the Interm Director of Athletics||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Jon Wente, Pitching Coach UT-Arlington||Today’s conversation is a good buddy of mine who just happens to be a heck of a baseball coach. Jon Wente is the pitching coach for the University of Texas-Arlington. He is in his third season with the Mavericks, but before his stint in Arlington,||4/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Joshua Medcalf, Author, Director of Mental Training UCLA Woman’s Basketball||Today’s episode is with Author, speaker and Director of Mental Training for the UCLA woman’s basketball team Joshua Medcalf. Joshua has published five books and a sixth one called “Pound The Stone”. His best seller is “Chop||4/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Troy Gingrich, Washington Nationals Minor League Hitting Coordinator||Today’s episode is a conversation with Washington Nationals minor league hitting coordinator Troy Gingrich. I played ball with Troy when we were both at Central Arizona College. We talk about his playing career in college and how he broke his arm t||4/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Joey Myers, HittingPerformanceLab.com||This episode is a little bit different. I’m speaking with Joey Myers from www.hittingperformancelab.com Joey is one of a handful of guys who are bringing science to the baseball swing. I love it. I think baseball has always lacked innovation. When||3/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Bobby Pierce Fort Wayne Baseball||Today’s conversation is with Fort Wayne University Head Baseball Coach Bobby Pierce. Coach Pierce has an amazing story which I think a lot of us can relate to. I coached with Bobby at Central AZ for one season and then he got a D1 assistant coachin||3/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Susie Meyers, Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher||Today’s interview comes from the golf world and it’s fantastic! Susie Meyers is a golf coach based out of Tucson, AZ and she has recently been named one of the top 100 golf coaches in the nation by Golf Magazine. Susie has a new book out call||3/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Jason Verdugo, Hamline University Athletics Director||Today’s episode features Jason Verdugo who is the Athletic Director at Hamline University. Jason has been a friend of mine since we were kids. I am really proud of the man that he has become. There are some real leadership gems in this interview. H||3/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Brian Green New Mexico St Baseball||I’m really excited about for you guys to listen to today’s interview. It’s with New Mexico State Baseball head coach Brian Green. Dude is the real deal. He’s a great leader who is doing the things that should keep NMSU competing f||2/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Arizona Baseball Coach Jay Johnson||Today’s conversation is with University of Arizona head baseball coach Jay Johnson. Coach Johnson enters his 2nd season with the Wildcats. In his first year, he leads the Cats to a College World Series berth making it to the final series losing to||2/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Joseph Blair, Rio Grande Valley Vipers||Today’s conversation is a beast! I had the pleasure of talking to Joseph Blair from the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA-D League. We get into all kinds of amazing things. JB has played all over the world. He played at the University of Arizona||2/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Mike Candrea, Arizona Wildcat Softball||Today’s episode features a conversation with University of Arizona‘s head softball coach Mike Candrea. Coach Candrea enters his 32nd season as the head coach of the University of Arizona softball team. He has an impressive resume featuring 8||2/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Clint Myers, Casey Myers & Corey Myers, Auburn Tigers Softball||Today’s episode features the Myers boys from the Auburn University softball team. Head Coach Clint Myers and two of his assistant coaches who are also his sons, Casey Myers and Corey Myers. I had the privilege to play for Coach Myers when he was th||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Welcome to Coaching Minds with Justin Lewis!||A short intro to what you can expect from the Coaching Minds Podcast! Deconstructing the top minds in sports. Guest use the Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone||1/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I'm so glad someone is finally doing long form interviews with coaches...well done!
Really awesome podcast. Well done! Good to hear elite level coaches talk about their path to success and former players. Also good to hear the coaches respect the players that didn't make the show just as much as the ones who did.
Yeah!!! Great show!
I love the shows so far...great guest...keep up the good work Justin!