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Brenda Villa: A Team Sport

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Positive Coaching Alliance is proud to have worked with Liberty Mutual Insurance to create this podcast and other powerful resources.

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, Syer talks with Brenda Villa (@brenda4villa), four-time USA Water Polo Olympian. Brenda talks about how she got her start in the sport, the life lessons she has learned, along with her approach to the game. She also shares her Olympic experience and the road to becoming the most decorated water polo player ever. Here's where you'll find Brenda talking about featured topics:

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Syer 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.

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