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Mitch Hull: The Impact Of A Coach

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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 Mitch Hull, recent USA Wrestling National Teams Director. Mitch talks about the role of a coach in a youth athlete’s life, along with how parents can be supportive. He also shares his thoughts on the future of wrestling. Here's where you'll find Mitch talking about featured topics:

  • Specialization- 3:00 and 17:50
  • Parent/Coach Conflict- 9:30
  • Coaching Own Child- 28:45

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.

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