Dr. Rick Jensen

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.

Dr. Rick Jensen

Sport Psychologist

Interview with Dr. Rick Jensen, Sport Psychologist and author of Drive to the Top. Dr. Jensen reveals the most common traps and best solutions for dealing with athletic fears, concentration issues, and parental performance pressures.

Andrew DeClercq

Former NBA Basketball Player

Interview with Andrew DeClercq – former NBA Center for the Orlando Magic. Andrew shares his story about pursuing the dream of playing in the NBA and the unique role his parents played in the journey.

David Benzel – Believe Passionately

On his book "From Chump to Champ" - Part 4

In this series of four interviews with author David Benzel you will learn how to teach your children a life achievement formula to achieve success in sports, school, relationships, and business. The four-step process works for children and adults in any endeavor.

In this segment David shares the Believe Passionately step, which is considered by many to be the most challenging step in the “good to great” journey Learn how this fourth phase can be used to insure that all obstacles are overcome in some way.

David Benzel – Imagine Vividly

On his book "From Chump to Champ" - Part 3

In this series of four interviews with author David Benzel you will learn how to teach your children a life achievement formula to achieve success in sports, school, relationships, and business. The four-step process works for children and adults in any endeavor.

Here David shares the Imagine Vividly step, which is used by a majority of striving athletes to go “from good to great.” Learn how this third phase can be used to “see” the end results before they actually arrive.

David Benzel – Aim Accurately

On his book "From Chump to Champ" - Part 2

In this series of four interviews with author David Benzel you will learn how to teach your children a life achievement formula to achieve success in sports, school, relationships, and business. The four-step process works for children and adults in any endeavor.

Here David shares the Aim Accurately step he used as an athlete to go “from good to great”, and describes how this second phase can be used by anyone who desires to set and reach worthwhile goals.

David Benzel

On his book "From Chump to Champ" - Part 1

In this series of four interviews with author David Benzel you will learn how to teach your children a life achievement formula to achieve success in sports, school, relationships, and business. The four-step process works for children and adults in any endeavor.

Here David shares the Dream Big step he used as an athlete to go “from good to great”, and describes how this initial phase can be used by anyone who desires to improve any area of their life.

Kevin Sutton

Basketball Coach

Coach Sutton has 26 years of coaching experience. During those years he has been a college assistant five years at James Madison University, Old Dominion University, George Washington University and Georgetown. In addition, Sutton coached at five nationally ranked high school programs, including Montverde Academy. Sutton was selected to coach for USA Basketball on three different occasions. Sutton has amassed an overall coaching record of 475-115.

Nancy Cummings

Dr. Nancy Cummings – Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and Department Chair at Florida Southern College. Dr. Cummings discusses the role parents play in understanding injuries and guiding athletes through the recovery process.

Dr. Rick Jensen

Dr. Jensen is a nationally-known sport psychologist and author of Drive to the Top. His clients include more than 50 touring pros on the PGA, LPGA and Champions tours. In tennis he has trained winners of all four Grand Slam championships. Dr. Jensen reveals the most common traps and best solutions for dealing with athletic fears, concentration issues, and parental performance pressures.

Barry Roderick

Barry talks about how his approach to the role of sport parent was affected by his own career as a professional athlete. You’ll find this interview especially helpful as a parent if you also played sports at any level.