Jeff Deardorff

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.

Jeff Deardorff

Jeff Deardorff distinguished himself throughout his Florida high school baseball career and won a bronze medal playing for Team USA. Drafted into professional baseball after his senior year, Jeff spent six years with the New York Yankees honing his skills and gaining a player’s perspective on the game. Today Jeff serves as a professional scout for the Yankees and contributes his vast knowledge about the game to help parents and athletes go from good to great.

Dom Deluzio

Don Deluzio already had four of his own children immersed in youth sports when he agreed to become the legal guardian of five more children from another family – and all of them played sports!  The circumstances of this unusual situation, and the dynamics of opening his home to a family in need, gave Don a whole new perspective on being a sport parent.  Listen to his interview as he shares the lessons he learned about how to play one of life’s most important roles.