The Crossover

The Crossover

Welcome to the crossover, a podcast made by two teacher, dad, coaches with a desire for personal growth. Join us as we try to unearth the golden nuggets of life's wisdom and make some jokes along the way.... Show More

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June 29, 2020 52 min
In this episode of the Crossover we jump off the stat that Dr. Kamphoff shared that 47% of the time we are not living in the present moment.   We talk about why it is so hard to be present and strategies to increase engagement in the present moment.  In a world that is increasingly trying to distract take a moment and join us on how to live life in this present moment.
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On this perspective shifting episode of The Crossover we converse with leading expert in the field of performance psychology, Dr. Cindra Kamphoff. We talk about practical ways you can develop a mental edge and how to build grit into your life by adding impactful habits into your routine.
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On this episode we chat with comedian, magician, and dad Michael Callahan. Along with being an active standup comedian Michael also runs the Second Story comedy show out of St. Peter, MN. We talk about the importance of going for it, getting over the stigma surrounding mental health, and finding what you are willing to grind for.
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June 4, 2020 49 min

On this episode of The Crossover we discuss the issues that have been brought to light in the wake of the murder of George Floyd. We understand that while we are two white guys who live in rural Minnesota, and have not experienced racism or racial profiling. We believe that we all play a part in the solutions to these problems.

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June 1, 2020 64 min
Todd Dufault has spent a lifetime influencing young people as a band director, basketball coach and leadership consultant. We discuss the role models in Todd’s life and his quest to study leadership and all that it entails. Plus Sean and Todd reminisce some coaching stories and the pursuit of being a transformational coach.
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May 28, 2020 53 min

On this episode of halftime talk we discuss the book end that is the end of the school year, how to get back on the path of the hero, and some practical advice for the graduating class of 2020. Enjoy!

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May 25, 2020 46 min

Sean & Dan give 5 minute graduation speeches to start the show!  We discuss questions that came from our students about life after high school.  We reminisce about college experiences, getting to know yourself and how the next chapter of your life is one that you should be super excited about!  Go Class of 2020!

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May 21, 2020 38 min

On this episode of The Crossover we talk about the power of habits and the process that goes into developing new positive habits and breaking negative old habits. Sean shares his takeaways from reading James Clear's book "Atomic Habits" and the power of getting 1% better everyday. We also takes some detours onto topics like Sam's Club and roofing! Enjoy.

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JP Nerbun is the founder of Thrive On Challenge.  In this episode we discuss what transformational coaching is all about, how JP got into mentorship and what it is like living in Ireland!  JP is the author of the book Calling Up and co host of the podcast Coaching Culture.  JP played D1 basketball for South Carolina and has coached in Ireland and the USA for over 12 years.    JP discusses how he fell in love with Ireland and is a g...

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May 14, 2020 35 min

In today's halftime talk we discuss mental health awareness month, the stories we tell ourselves and the greatness of Michael Jordan.  

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On this episode we sit down for a conversation with former Minnesota State University Mankato quarterback and current receivers coach for Northern State University in South Dakota, Ryan Schlichte.
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May 7, 2020 32 min

In today's TALK we never leave the locker room as we rant on Social Media, the so called "experts" and how everyone needs to make their bed and clean their room!

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May 4, 2020 52 min

On this episode of The Crossover we discuss the impact sports and extracurriculars have had in our lives as young men, teachers, and coaches.  Sean's sports experience growing up was quite different than Dan's however both had impacts that changed their lives forever.  We talk what we learn from sports and how the environment that sports offer create an amazing laboratory for learning about yourself and how to be a part of ...

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April 30, 2020 20 min

In our second halftime talk we talk about the current COVID Minnesota life and answer a listener's question about the most influential people in our life.  We hope you enjoy the listen and take the time to subscribe, rate and review!


St Peter HS Good News - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSgGPTdjEBA

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April 27, 2020 49 min
In this episode of the Crossover we talk to the Athletic's very own Jon Krawcynski.  Jon is a sports journalist from Blaine, MN who covers the Minnesota Timberwolves and specializes in long form story telling.  Many of our listeners know Jon after his feature piece on St Peter senior basketball player Mason Doherty in March 2020.  Jon talks about parenting during COVID-19, his journey into sports journalism and what he has lear...
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April 23, 2020 18 min

How did Dan and Sean meet?  Why are they doing this?  What is their purpose?  All of these questions answered plus a recap of Charlie Pott's latest episode.  Finally we preview the Crossover's biggest episode yet dropping on Monday April 27th with the Athletic's Jon Krawzcynski!

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On this episode of the podcast we have a chat with Charlie Potts. Charlie earned his EdD in Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development (emphasis in Higher Education) from the University of Minnesota. He completed his dissertation research on the influence that social media has on male college students' gender identity development and gendered performance. He is also the father of twin boys. We discuss fatherhood, social...

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April 13, 2020 52 min

On this episode of the crossover we talk about how stress affects students, teachers, coaches, and dads. We also get into how to it can be harnessed for good instead of looked at as a constant drag, We discuss the power of exercise, sleep, journaling, and laughter among other things.

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April 6, 2020 52 min

On this episode of The Crossover we discuss why we read, how we read and the books we've read that have had the biggest impact on our own personal growth. Give it a listen, then pick up a book and who knows you might change your life! 

Books mentioned:

Sean

Never Split the Difference - Chris Voss

Willpower Doesn't Work - Ben Hardy

The Score Takes Care of Itself - Bill Walsh

Dan

Siddhartha - Herman Hesse

12 Rules for Life - ...

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March 30, 2020 51 min

On this episode The Crossover we discuss the shift in coaching that has taken place over the last ten years from transactional to transformational. Along with how those changes can be applied to classroom teaching, especially during COVID-19.

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