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Misty May-Treanor: Believe In Yourself

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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 Misty May-Treanor, three-time Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist. Misty discuss her path to beach volleyball and the role her parents played. She shares how she played multiple sports growing up and the importance of letting the athlete make the final decision on what sports they want to play. She also reflects on her Olympic experience, playing with Kerry Walsh-Jennings, and her future plans. Here's where you'll find Misty talking about featured topics:

  • Specialization- 6:30
  • Mistakes- 20:15
  • Injury- 33:35

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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