Angela Ruggiero: Life Benefits Of Sports
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This podcast series features Positive Coaching Alliance staff interviewing prominent former athletes, coaches and general managers. Each episode, these influential stars share insights from their own sports careers. Listen in as they talk about filling emotional tanks, bouncing back from mistakes, staying motivated through long seasons to continually give 100% effort, and how they translated their sports experience to invaluable life lessons.
IN THIS EPISODE: ANGELA RUGGIERO
In this episode, Syer talks with former USA Hockey Olympic Gold Medalist and four time World Champion Angela Ruggiero (@AngelaRuggiero). Angela discusses what it was like to play professionally and to be the first female skater to play in a North American men’s professional hockey game. In addition, she explains the key characteristics necessary to make an excellent coach.
ABOUT TINA SYER
Syer (@tinasyer4) is the former President of Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a nonprofit organization founded at Stanford University with the mission of helping to transform the culture of youth sports to give all young athletes the opportunity for a positive, character-building experience. PCA served as the experts behind the Liberty Mutual Play Positive™ program.