Ryan McDonagh: Keep Your Cool
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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: RYAN MCDONAGH
In this podcast, Syer talks with Ryan McDonagh, 2014 US Olympic men’s ice hockey defenseman. Ryan talks about playing multiple sports throughout high school and why he stayed in high school during his senior year instead of joining a higher-level league. He also discusses how he kept his cool after Matt Cooke’s illegal hit in 2011. Here's where you'll find Ryan talking about featured topics:
- Specialization- 3:35
- Mistakes- 12:05
ABOUT TINA SYER
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.