David Benzel – “From Chump to Champ – Part V”

David Benzel – founder of Growing Champions for Life – shares his podcasts here on usagymclub.com.  Each podcast is an interview with new people to get different perspectives on parenting a young athlete.

David Benzel – “From Chump to Champ – Part V”

In this interview, David discusses the personal journey of growth from “good to great” in which all athletes are engaged to some degree.

David Benzel, “From Chump to Champ Part IV”

In this interview, David discusses the personal journey of growth from “good to great” in which all athletes are engaged to some degree.

David Benzel, “From Chump to Champ Part III”

In this interview, David discusses the personal journey of growth from “good to great” in which all athletes are engaged to some degree.

David Benzel, “From Chump to Champ Part II”

In this interview, David discusses the personal journey of growth from “good to great” in which all athletes are engaged to some degree.

David Benzel, “From Chump to Champ Part I”

In this interview David discusses the personal journey of growth from “good to great” in which all athletes are engaged to some degree.

Mary Lore

Founder and CEO of Managing Thought, LLC.

Managing Thought, LLC, helps individuals and organizations develop self-awareness and change the way they think to attain profound change and long-lasting success. Mary Lore is an internationally recognized thought leader, multiple award-winning author, executive coach, and mentor to key influencers and thought leaders around the world. In this interview she applies her “managing thought” principles to youth sports.

Dr. Rick Jensen

Sport Psychologist

In this interview, Dr. Rick Jensen, author of “Drive to the Top”, reveals the most common traps and best solutions for dealing with athletic fears, concentration issues, and parental performance pressures.

Mandy McLane

Pro Tri-Athlete and former collegiate track star at Clemson University

Mandy shares the story of her journey through youth sports from a young swimmer to pro tri-athlete.

Ben Bollinger

Football Athlete and Air Force Academy First Year Cadet

Ben was named West Orange High School Graduate named Defensive Player of the Year for Orlando Metro Area, and First Team All-State Safety.

Caryn Kadavy

Represented the U.S. at 1988 Olympics in Figure Skating

Caryn currently coaches young skaters in Minneapolis and presents at clinics across the country. She is committed to developing the skills and character of her skaters on and off the ice.