Take A T.O. With Turner And O'Neill

Take A T.O. With Turner And O'Neill

Coaches Steve Turner and Casey O'Neill of Gonzaga College High School (DC) go in depth with conversation surrounding local and national high school, college and pro sports. We invite your questions, comments and show ideas. Each week, check out a new episode as we "Take A T-O With Turner And O'Neill!"Partnership opportunities available.Connect With Us...YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHMp1ecyez0PY0bD0SR604w FB & IG - Turneroneillpodcast TW - turnonpodcastSpotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/6fFNCz3dBpCxZNjEvKqrxz?si=Moa9fMuKS7CF8jfJn6QfsA

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May 6, 2021 83 min

Episode 17 is here and we have "Mr. Clutch", Joe Robertson as our guest.  Joe, is a senior attacker for Duke University's lacrosse team.  With two CLUTCH overtime goals in the 2021 season, Joe discusses his younger days of playing just about any sport he could, and what it takes to maintain his edge on the college lacrosse field.

What Else Is Packed Into Episode 17?

•Coach Turner joins us from sunny Miami
•Coach O'Neil...

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It's NFL draft day and our man Joey T is back with everything you need to know about the 2021 draft class!

Joey T discusses...

•Who has the best opportunity to change their franchise?
•Who hurt their draft position, based on their pro day?
•Which teams are set to make a surprise pick?
•Will a team or two trade to move their draft position?

What Else Is Packed Into Episode 16?

•Coach O'Neill talks Purple Eagles Lacrosse
•Coach Turne...

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Episode 15 is different than the others because it's "Take A T-O... HOME Edition!"  Four of us, on the screen at the same time, broadcasting from home in this week's episode. 

You've never seen us like this before and it's time to buckle up for great content, plenty of laughs and somehow, Coach Turner found a way to push Kurtis' buttons!  We discuss...

•The NCAA transfer portal
•Lacrosse is BACK for Coach ...

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We are thrilled to welcome legendary coach Don Showalter to the podcast.  Coach Show takes a T-O this week and basketball lovers will get their fill!

Hear from Coach Showalter...

•The five pillars his staff looks for when assembling USA Basketball teams
•Something all young players must add to their game
•How he values the things that DON'T take talent
•What cut of steak he's having before the National Championship game

What Else...

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Inside the studio is where we are for Episode 13, this week with Turner & O'Neill.  We take a break from our normal guest episodes and the fellas chop it up with local & national sports talk. In episode 13, we discuss...

•Public schools returning to sports
•How the WCAC is returning to spring & fall sports
•MARCH MADNESS (women's & men's brackets)
•The NBA trade deadline
•MLB opening day

All of this & more...

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We keep the podcast local this week with Tarik El-Bashir, Senior Writer for The Washington Caps.  A career journalist and fellow Howard Bison, Tarik has written for The Washington Post, The New York Times and was a reporter for NBC Sports Washington.  Now with The Athletic, In episode 12, we discuss...

•How Michael Wilbon helped get Tarik's career started
•What it was like to witness "PTI" before it was "PTI"
•Play...

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We welcome Coach Bryan Kelly to this week's podcast.  As the head coach of the Calvert Hall College High School lacrosse program, Coach Kelly is clearly guided by his faith & building a program by starting with quality young men.  In episode 11, we discuss...

•How he leans on his seniors to lead the program
•The #1 quality he looks for in his players
•Focusing on the process

Recorded on 3.15.2021 & released on 3.18.2021, th...

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We welcome Steve Francis to this week's podcast.  A homegrown talent, Francis overcame the odds to make it to basketball's biggest stage.  As the #2 overall pick in the NBA's 1999 draft, Steve was named Rookie Of The Year & was a 3x NBA All-Star, playing with the Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic & New York Knicks.  In episode 10, we discuss...

•The Steve Francis Foundation
•His playing days at The Takoma Park Boys &...

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We welcome DeMaurice Smith to this week's podcast.  As the Executive Director of The NFL Players Association, DeMaurice (a DC area native) joins the podcast for a great conversation with the T-O crew.  From diversity in the front offices & sidelines to a successful 2020 season during the pandemic, Smith jumps right into the conversation. We discuss...

•The NFL draft
•UMD lacrosse
•The effort to complete the 2020 season

Recorded...

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Join the "Take A T-O" crew as we continue the "Coach Talk" series with none other than Quentin Hillsman, head coach of the Syracuse women's basketball program.  A personal friend of Coach Steve Turner, "Coach Q" brings his energy and passion for his program to the podcast.

•What's the ONE thing he wants all of his players to leave his program with?
•What does traffic have to do with the launch of his c...

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We are excited to share Harry Alford's lacrosse journey from St Albans (DC) to the University Of MD to his impact on the Washington, DC are community as a whole.  More than just a former lacrosse player, Harry is vested in building the community around him. 

As our guest, Harry touches on...

The summer of 2020 & BLM talks he's had across the LAX community
His grandfather as a Tuskegee Airman
How lacrosse opened doors for h...

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had halted sports, in one way or another, across youth, high school, college & professional ranks.  As the return to sports looks different across each of those levels, teams, coaches and leagues are approaching the return in various ways.

For coaches Steve Turner & Casey O'Neill, competing in the WCAC is especially challenging with league schools geographically located in three different states...

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When you get three Montgomery Blair Blazers on the same podcast, it's gonna be a bunch of fun.  But then again, Chick Hernandez brings an undeniable energy to this week's podcast, as he has done with his work over the years.  An Emmy award winning broadcaster, host & anchor, Chick has been behind the mic and in front of the camera for more than 30 years.

How did Chick make his way back to DC?
Why ask Tiger Woods about bab...

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Ben Rubeor joins the podcast in season 2, episode 4.  The standout alum of UVA lacrosse (attacker), went on to play professionally in the MLL and now is the head coach of the PLL's Atlas Lacrosse Club.  Ben takes a T-O with us, and we chop it up and discuss everything lacrosse.

How does been feel the PLL has made such great strides in popularizing the sport?
As diversity emerges in professional lacrosse, what's next for the g...

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Season 2, episode 3 takes us back to our "Coach Talk" series.  In Part III of our ongoing series, we head to Wisconsin Ave., where we find Coach Eric Singletary, head coach at the Sidwell Friends School.  As an alum, Coach Singletary returned to Sidwell and has found success in many ways as the Quakers' head coach.

Who are the coaches that challenge & inspire him?
With so much talent in the DMV, how did Sidwell land f...

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021... a day in America which will not soon be forgotten.  We bring this conversation to the table, in an unscripted episode about the events at the Capitol Building. 

Hear our producer, Kurtis Cross, as discuss one America & two justice systems, Miriam Carey and the security failure which welcomed in this breach.  In his words,

"What I saw last week was a group of people, fighting to modernize white ...

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Welcome to season two, episode one of "Take A T-O With Turner & O'Neill."  We open season two with a look at Washington, DC's unspoken gem in Friendship Collegiate School's Athletic Director & head football coach, Mike Hunter.  A native of the DMV, Hunter (A Gonzaga College High School & Catholic University alum) speaks to his purpose & drive at Friendship Collegiate.  Referencing the families, t...

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Episode 26 of "Take A T-O With Turner & O'Neill", is our season 1  "Best Of" episode.  Take a listen at where it all began, how the show has evolved and of course, some bonus content that never made it to the podcast.  Also, you'll hear the absolute best/funniest blooper our show has ever witnessed.  It's all right here, in Episode 26!

Recorded all season long & released on 12.31.2020, this and al...

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Episode 25 of "Take A T-O With Turner & O'Neill", is our season 1 finale.  Join us for "Operation Secret Santa" as we exchange gifts, surprise one another and close out the season with some holiday cheer.

Recorded on 12.21.2020 & released on 12.24.2020, this and all episodes are also available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio and other popular podcast platforms.

You ca...

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Episode 24 of "Take A T-O With Turner & O'Neill", is an all new episode where we journey with David Vanterpool, Associate Head of the Minnesota Timberwolves.  As a former NBA & overseas player, Dave transitioned into coaching and has found his success yet again, on the hardwood.  From his days at Montgomery Blair High School (Silver Spring, MD) to St. Bonaventure to his NBA playing career ad now on the sidelines...

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