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135. Coach Jim Gruenwald | Not All Roads Lead To Gold

In this episode, Coach P speaks with Coach Jim Gruenwald about his new book, “Not All Roads Lead To Gold.” Coach Gruenwald is a two-time USA Greco-Roman Wrestling Olympian and is the Head Wrestling Coach at Wheaton College. During the conversation,…

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134. Chase Chewning | Ever Forward

Coach P speaks with Chase Chewning of the Ever Forward Podcast in this episode. Chase is a U.S. Army Veteran, Coach, Fitness Expert, and Host of the Ever Forward Podcast, which currently has over 2-Million downloads! During the conversation, Chase…

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133. Colonel (Retired) Steve Banach | Uncommon Bonds- A Journey in Optimism

Coach P speaks with Colonel (Retired) Steve Banach in this episode. Col. Banach is a decorated combat veteran, a U.S. Army Ranger, an elite wrestler, and a published author. Col. Banach’s life story is extraordinary, and he shares it well during this…

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132. Deb North and Lauren Louive | YES Athletics and Chasing Your Big Dreams

In this episode, Coach P speaks with Deb North of YES Athletics and USA Wrestling’s Lauren Louive.  Deb shares why and how she started the brand YES Athletics for girls/women’s wrestling during the conversation. She also shares her journey as an…

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131. Coach P No One Is Coming to Save You- Lessons from Coach Atterberry

In this episode, Coach P shares five lessons learned from training with the legendary Coach Atterberry.  1. Mentorship 2. No one is coming to save you 3. Hard Work 4. Relationships matter 5. Success happens behind the scenes first *** If you…

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130. Patrick Higgins- Centurion Wrestling Head Coach | Love the Process

In this episode, Coach P speaks with Patrick Higgins, former Penn State Wrestler and current Head Coach of the Centurion Wrestling Club. During the conversation, Coach Higgins shares his background, journey through wrestling, and his philosophies as a…

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129. Efrain Ayala- University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Head Wrestling Coach | From the Ground Up

In this episode, Coach P speaks with Efrain Ayala, head wrestling coach for the University and Wisconsin-Oshkosh.  During the conversation, Coach Ayala shares his background, wrestling journey, and building up the wrestling program at the…

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128. Joe Betterman | Army World Class Athlete to Elite Wrestling Coach and Business Owner

Coach P speaks with Joe Betterman of Betterman Elite Wrestling in this episode. Joe is a multi-time Greco-Roman Wrestling National Champion who was part of the Army’s World Class Athlete Program.  During the conversation, Joe talks about his…

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127. Eddie Penney | Navy Seal, CEO, and Author- Living UNAFRAID!

In this episode, Coach P speaks with Eddie Penney, Elite Navy Seal, CEO of Contingent Group, Podcast host, and Author. Eddie shares his background, Navy Seal experience, being a father of five, and motivation galore during the conversation!  If…

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126. Lt. Cmdr. Dan Cnossen | The Journey from Navy Seal to Olympic Gold

In this episode, Coach P speaks with Lt. Cmdr Dan Cnossen. Dan, a retired Navy Seal, just returned from the 2022 Winter Olympics, where he won his second Gold Medal. During the conversation, Dan shares his background, his journey as a Navy Seal, what…

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