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Google+ Hangout With Lynn Kachmarik of Play Like A Champion Today

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Most anyone involved in youth sports can benefit from watching this Google+ Hangout, featuring United Soccer Coaches Communications Manager Monique Bowman interviewing Lynn Kachmarik, National Outreach Director for Play Like a Champion Today.

Lynn’s role is to grow the organization’s partnerships around the country. She has 40+ years of experience in youth, high school, college, and professional sports. Lynn was an All-America Water Polo Player and Swimmer at Slippery Rock University, where she received her BS and MS Degrees, and was also a 12-year member of the United States National Water Polo team and then served on their Executive Committee.

Her 18-year career at Bucknell University included various coaching positions, such as as the head coach for the Men's and Women's Water Polo and Swim teams. Lynn served as the athletic director at Saint Mary’s College for 10 years and moved on to become the Vice President and General Manager of the South Bend Silver Hawks Minor League Baseball Team.

In this interview discussion focuses on character development through sport and how coaches, parents and administrators can facilitate such growth in youth athletes. For insights that will help expand your thinking on these topics, watch this interview!