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Shannon Boxx: Passion For The Game

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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 2012 London Olympic Gold medalist Shannon Boxx, who shares how being a multiple sport player through high school helped her be successful in soccer along with stories of growing up in a competitive household that included her sister Gillian Boxx, also a Gold Medalist in Softball. She also talks about playing soccer on AYSO teams, the club level, at Notre Dame and on the National Team. Here's where you'll find Shannon talking about featured topics:

  • Specialization- 2:45
  • Coaching Own Child- 6:00

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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