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Phil Housley: 24 Hour Rule

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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, Jim talks with NHL legend and Nashville Predators Assistant Coach Phil Housley. Having returned to his roots following a very successful 21 year NHL career, Phil is passionate about the many life lessons that can be learned through hockey. Through hard work and philosophies like his “24 Hour Rule” Coach Housley is giving all his players the chance to prepare for great hockey and even better lives! Here's where you'll find Phil talking about featured topics:

  • Specialization- 14:30
  • Mistakes- 17:25
  • Parent/Coach Conflict- 29:40

Jim Thompson is the founder and Executive Director 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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