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Winning is Not Everything

Winning Is Not Everything aims to bring sanity back to youth sports. In each weekly episode, sports-minded kids and their parents will hear conversations with blue-chip athletes and coaches that fight the obsession over rankings and trophies in youth sports, and instead emphasizes character development and sportsmanship. Hosted by Sean Jensen, former NFL reporter, children’s book author, and youth sports coach.

info_outline #129: David Baird (Part 4) On Coaches Connecting With Players And Effort Over Outcome 08/02/2022
info_outline #128: David Baird (Part 3) On The Key To The Development Of Young Footballers 07/26/2022
info_outline #127: David Baird (Part 2) On Testing Out His Coaching Ideas In The U.S. 07/19/2022
info_outline #126: David Baird (Part 1) On The Impact Ballon d'Or Winner Kevin Keegan Had On His Coaching Passion 07/12/2022
info_outline #125: J.R. Martinez (Part 4) On When He Accepted His Appearance And Why He's Been On Magazines And On TV 07/05/2022
info_outline #124: J.R. Martinez (Part 3) On Depression And Helping Others After His Life-Changing Army Accident 06/28/2022
info_outline #123: J.R. Martinez (Part 2) On Sports As An Escape From Hard Home Life And Struggling With Acceptance 06/21/2022
info_outline #122: J.R. Martinez (Part 1) On How His Childhood Trauma Developed His Fearlessness and Resiliency 06/14/2022
info_outline #121: Ruth Brennan Morrey (Part 4) On The Mental Health Of Young People (Including The "Ultra-Resilient") 06/07/2022
info_outline #120: Ruth Brennan Morrey (Part 3) On Ways To Create A Healthy Culture On A Team 05/31/2022
info_outline #119: Ruth Brennan Morrey (Part 2) On How Fixating On Outcomes Inspired Her Passion For Psychology 05/24/2022
info_outline #118: Ruth Brennan Morrey (Part 1) On Her Childhood Coach And Lessons From Becoming A Pro Triathlete 05/17/2022
info_outline #117: Jenn Giles (Part 3) On Healthy Ways To Improve Diet And Perspective On Sports Drinks 05/10/2022
info_outline #116: Jenn Giles (Part 2) On How Nutrition Helped Her Be An Elite Athlete As A Mother In Her 40s 05/03/2022
info_outline #115: Jenn Giles (Part 1) On The Importance Of Nutrition Educating Young Athletes 04/26/2022
info_outline #114: Bryant Harper (Part 3) On Embracing Adversity And When Young Athletes Should Start Strength Training 04/19/2022
info_outline #113: Bryant Harper (Part 2) On Sacrifices and Long-Term Benefits Of A Gamble After Graduation 04/12/2022
info_outline #112: Bryant Harper (Part 1) On His Rise From Water Boy To Texas A&M Strength & Conditioning Coach 04/05/2022
info_outline #111: Peter Frintzilas (Part 2) On Developing Resilience And COVID's Impact On Young Athletes 03/29/2022
info_outline #110: Peter Frintzilas (Part 1) On Growing Up On Long Island And Getting Serious About His Future 03/22/2022
info_outline #109: Chase Brooks (Part 3) On Recruitment Priorities And Why Parents Should Be Quiet On The Sidelines 03/15/2022
info_outline #108: Chase Brooks (Part 2) On Dreaming Of Pro Soccer But Transitioning To Coaching 03/08/2022
info_outline #107: Chase Brooks (Part 1) On Childhood Lessons & Developing Soccer Superstars 03/01/2022
info_outline #106: Chad Greenway (Part 3) On His Eighth Grader Receiving College Offers 02/22/2022
info_outline #105: Chad Greenway (Part 2) On Tough Coaches And His D-1 College Offer 02/15/2022
info_outline #104: Chad Greenway (Part 1) On Growing Up On A Farm & Never Forgetting This Lesson 02/08/2022
info_outline #103: Dr. Bert Mandelbaum (Part 3) On Dealing With Injuries & His Insights For Sports Parents 01/18/2022
info_outline #102: Dr. Bert Mandelbaum (Part 2) On Persevering After Being Rejected From 7 Medical Schools 01/11/2022
info_outline #101: Dr. Bert Mandelbaum (Part 1) On Career Calling & Learning From Disappointment 01/04/2022
info_outline #100: Joe Branch (Part 3) — Minnesota Timberwolves Assistant General Manager — On Career Lessons Learned, What He Looked For In Clients When He Was An Agent, And What He Looks For Now As An Assistant General Manager 12/28/2021