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Ep. 366 – “Looking For A FULL RIDE?” with Renee Lopez (@lookn4aFULLRIDE)

Going North Podcast

“Serve someone today and figure out how that looks like in your community.” – Renee Lopez Today’s featured author is a certified expert in the college recruiting process, leadership training and team culture development, and seventeen-year coaching veteran, Renee Lopez. Renee and I had a chat about her faith, the gap that college recruiters face with reaching high school student-athletes, and more! Key Thing’s You’ll Learn: What 2020 taught Renee. Why faith is something you must have for yourself. The mistakes people sometimes make with goal setting. The major thing college coaches are looking for in student-athletes. Renee’s Site: https://rlopezcoaching.com/ Renee’s Book: https://rlopezcoaching.com/product/looking-for-a-full-ride-an-insiders-recruiting-guide/ Educating Parents of HS Athletes On The College Recruiting Process: https://www.facebook.com/groups/parentsofhsathleteswantingtoplayincollege/ Give Kids the World: https://www.gktw.org/ The opening track is titled "Glorious Fanfare Remix" by Asis Galvin. To listen and purchase the full track, click the following link. https://asisgalvin.bandcamp.com/track/ff13-2-glorious-fanfare-remix You May Also Like… #GNPYear3 Bonus Episode 1 – “Can My Child Play” with Marty McNair (@JMFoundation_): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/gnpyear3-bonus-episode-1-can-my-child-play-with-marty-mcnair-jmfoundation_/ 287 – “This Is Good” with Tami Matheny (@R2LCoaching): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/287-this-is-good-with-tami-matheny-r2lcoaching/ Ep. 353 – “Free Agent” with Rennie Curran (@RennieCurran53): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-353-free-agent-with-rennie-curran-renniecurran53/ Ep. 356 – “The Relentless Pursuit of Greatness” with Thomas R. Williams (@MrTRWilliams): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-356-the-relentless-pursuit-of-greatness-with-thomas-r-williams-mrtrwilliams/ 152 - "Chocolate Brothers for Christ" with Chaz Jackson: https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/152-chocolate-brothers-for-christ-with-chaz-jackson/ Ep. 342 – “Take Me Home” with Andrea Bitner (@BitnerAndrea): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-342-take-me-home-with-andrea-bitner-bitnerandrea/ 186 - "The Success Chronicles" with Chip Baker: https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/186-the-success-chronicles-with-chip-baker/ #GNPYear3 Bonus Episode 3 – “Unlock Yourself” with Eddie Thomason (@eddiethomason_): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/gnpyear3-bonus-episode-3-unlock-yourself-with-eddie-thomason-eddiethomason_/ 286 – “Leading Beyond A Crisis” with Ben Baker & Claire Chandler (@YourBrandMrktng): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/286-leading-beyond-a-crisis-with-ben-baker-claire-chandler-yourbrandmrktng/ Ep. 348 – “Bring Inner Greatness Out” with Dr. Mansur Hasib, CISSP, PMP, CPHIMS (@mhasib): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-348-bring-inner-greatness-out-with-dr-mansur-hasib-cissp-pmp-cphims-mhasib/ Ep. 358.5 – “Letters From My Students” with Dr. Miguel Hernandez (@Dr41Miguel): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-3585-letters-from-my-students-with-dr-miguel-hernandez-dr41miguel/ #GNPYear3 Bonus Episode 5 – “Money Honey” with Rachel Richards (@MoneyHoneyRach): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/gnpyear3-bonus-episode-5-money-honey-with-rachel-richards-moneyhoneyrach/


19 Jun 2021

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Looking For A Full Ride? Conversation with Renee Lopez S2E22

Hey Coach!

Interview with Renee LopezAs a seventeen-year coaching veteran, Renee Lopez is an expert in the college recruiting process, leadership training and team culture development. As a United States Soccer Federation (USSF)- and National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)- licensed coach, she has recruited and produced three All-Americans and has been honored as Coach of the Year by her peers. In addition to serving as NCAA compliance director, she has learned the recruiting process from having worked as a high school varsity head coach for three years and a college coach for fourteen, in NCAA Division I, II, III, and NAIA.She has become involved in speaking  with Fellowship of Christian Athletes and has served in sports ministry in Costa Rica.In addition, Renee is helping others develop leadership skills. Renee uses her coaching experiences to to transform team cultures, build confidence and  unlock one's potential.Website:Coach Renee Lopez - Recruiting Educator & Consultant Across the USA/International (rlopezcoaching.com)Book:Store - Renee Lopez Coaching (rlopezcoaching.com)Facebook:(20+) Looking For A Full Ride? | FacebookFacebook Group:(20+) Educating Parents of HS Athletes On The College Recruiting Process | FacebookLinkedIn:(1) Renee Lopez | LinkedInInstagram:CoachRenee Lopez (@reneelopez5) • Instagram photos and videosEric Reyes: Host of Hey Coach! Podcastemail: eric@heycoachreyes.comLinkedIn:Eric Reyes | LinkedInFacebook:(1) Hey Coach | FacebookInstagram :Eric Reyes (@reys6103) • Instagram photos and videosAthLife Foundation website:Home - The AthLife Foundation


8 Jun 2021

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055: Everything Student Athletes Need To Know About Getting Recruited with Renee Lopez (Looking for a Full Ride?)

The Jeff & Heidi Show

The Jeff & Heidi Show Podcast Episode 055: Renee Lopez Jeff Heggie www.JeffHeggie.com mindset.JeffHeggie.com Heidi Anderson www.ECISecurePay.com Renee Lopez As a seventeen-year coaching veteran, Renee Lopez is an expert in the college recruiting process, leadership training and team culture development. As a United States Soccer Federation (USSF)- and National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)- licensed coach, she has recruited and produced three All-Americans and has been honored as Coach of the Year by her peers. In addition to serving as NCAA compliance director, she has learned the recruiting process from having worked as a high school varsity head coach for three years and a college coach for fourteen, in NCAA Division I, II, III, and NAIA. BOOK: Looking For A FULL RIDE?: An Insider’s Recruiting Guide https://rlopezcoaching.com/product/looking-for-a-full-ride-an-insiders-recruiting-guide/ The college athletic recruiting process can be daunting for high school students, parents, coaches, athletic directors, and school counselors. Dealing with the maze of NCAA, NAIA, NCCAA, and NJCAA rules and contacting coaches to obtain an athletic scholarship can feel overwhelming. Looking for a FULL RIDE?  provides a true insider’s perspective on recruiting. It walks you through the process of becoming a college student-athlete. Coach Renee Lopez draws upon her 14 years of college coaching experience and with the insight of 65 college coaches and athletic directors from NCAA Division I to Junior College in 19 different sports across the United States. She also interviewed another 25 college admissions personnel, compliance staff, and executive directors to help educate families. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


31 Mar 2021

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Kaizen and Energy Vampires with Renee Lopez, Leadership Coach and 17-Year College Coaching Veteran

How Soccer Explains Leadership Podcast

In Episode 20, Renee Lopez, former college coach (17 year veteran at all levels of college), former NCAA Compliance Director, leadership trainer, and author of Looking for a Full Ride: An Insider’s Recruiting Guide, talks with Phil about synergy vs. energy vampires, her “no complaining” rule, the importance of CIA, effectively facing adversity, making the most out of brokenness, measuring success, mentorship, and how to develop a healthy team. Specifically, Renee discusses: Her story and how she developed her passion for soccer and leadership (2:10) How Renee believes we can help others flourish by examining life and leadership through soccer (6:17) The concept of Kaizen and the exponential effect and synergy when individuals on a team all work to improve themselves (9:05) The synergy of healthy teamwork vs. the effect of negativity and “energy vampires” Her “no complaining” rule and the concept of CIA, and what they have to do with leadership (14:12) What researching 65 college coaches and athletic directors taught her (18:04) Facing adversity effectively by changing our attitude and perspective, and how that can help us through difficult times (21:31) How we can make the best out of broken situations, and possibly create better things because of the brokenness (25:16) How she measures success as a soccer and/or organizational coach (30:55) Critical components of a healthy team and tools Renee uses to equip a team to be healthy (33:58) Why goal setting is critical to success and how can leaders increase their chances of reaching their goals when they are developing and setting their goals (39:11) The importance of mentorship and surrounding ourselves with people smarter than us (45:13) The why and what of Renee’s book, Looking for a Full Ride (46:39) How she uses what she has learned through soccer in her family and other areas of life (52:23) Renee’s book recommendations (54:53) Resources and Links from this Episode Renee’s website – lookingforafullride.com Renee’s email – info@lookingforafullride.com Uncut Video of the Episode – https://youtu.be/X1IENduS_i4 HSEL Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/howsoccerexplainsleadership Phil and HSEL on Clubhouse -- @phildarke Looking for a Full Ride, by Renee Lopez The Power of Positive Leadership, by Jon Gordon The Power of a Positive Team, by Jon Gordon The Energy Bus, by Jon Gordon Leading with a Limp, by Dan Allender The Holy Bible


11 Mar 2021

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Renee Lopez - author of 'Looking for a Full Ride'

The Championship Mindset Podcast

Renee Lopez, author of the top college recruitment book 'Looking for a Full Ride joins us to talk about how having a championship mindset counts when focuses on looking for the right college fit, from her time as a high school coach, college coach & NCAA compliance director.


17 Feb 2021

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Season 2, Episode 10 Elizabeth interviews Renee Lopez (US based Sports Scholarship Coach)

Get out of Teaching

From Renee herself:With a background in education and athletics, I transferred out of the classroom and am an entrepreneur of my dream job! I founded my business RL Academy where I help high school athletes navigate the college recruiting process. I offer coaching on the college recruiting process, webinars to classrooms full of student-athletes, and I recently released my first book, "Looking For A FULL RIDE?: An Insider's Recruiting Guide." I am not a recruiting service, but rather give the student-athletes and families the tools they need to find their success. Knowing that I am still able to make an impact on students, but not in the traditional classroom way, encourages my heart to keep at this dream! I'm absolutely be honored to share my story with you to be an inspiration and beacon of hope to fellow educators on their journey out of traditional education. Contact: www.rlopezcoaching.comBook: www.lookingforafullride.com


15 Sep 2020

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Renee Lopez, Expert on the Scholarship Process and Leadership Coach

Unleash Your Life w/ James Leath

For more information, please visit https://rlopezcoaching.com or contact her at info@lookingforafreeride.com


15 Jun 2020

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Looking For A Full Ride? with Renee Lopez

ParentingAces - The Junior Tennis and College Tennis Podcast

Welcome to Season 9, Episode 5 of the ParentingAces Podcast! It's time for another college recruiting conversation with Renee Lopez! Renee has just published her latest book, LOOKING FOR A FULL RIDE? It is the most thorough book on college athletic recruiting and scholarships that I've read to date. In it, Renee offers concrete on everything to signing up with the NCAA Eligibility Center to marketing yourself to college coaches to understanding what it means to be a walk-on. I cannot recommend this book enough! And, lucky for the ParentingAces Community, Renee is offering FREE SHIPPING to the first 15 people to order using code PA2020! You can purchase the book directly through Renee's website here. To contact Renee Lopez directly, visit her website, rlopezcoaching.com or email her at info@lookingforafullride.com. As always, a big thank you to Morgan Stone, aka STØNE, for our NEW intro and outro music this season. You can find more of his music at SoundCloud.com/stonemuzic. If you’re interested in House Music, please be sure to check out his social media channels on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.  If you’re so inclined, please share this – and all our episodes! – with your tennis community. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or via the ParentingAces website. If you haven’t already, be sure to become a Member of ParentingAces – we have 4 options for you – by clicking here. We have also started a Patreon page for those of you not ready to take the plunge as a Premium Member. You can make a donation of any size to support our podcast by clicking here. Thank you! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


4 Feb 2020

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Faith in the Zone

Faith in the Zone with Mike McGivern and Pastor Ken Keltner joined this week by Coach Renee Lopez.


24 Jun 2019

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Everything You Need to Know About College Recruiting with Renee Lopez

ParentingAces - The Junior Tennis and College Tennis Podcast

The college recruiting process can be overwhelming and confusing. This week's guest, Renee Lopez, works with prospective student athletes (PSAs) and their families to help them find the right college programs then market themselves effectively to those programs. PSAs must find the right fit academically, athletically, and socially. The cost of the program has to come into play as well. Renee discusses the questions to ask the coaches, the admissions department, and yourself when choosing a college. Be sure to listen all the way to the end for a free offer from Renee! A seventeen-year coaching veteran, Renee Lopez has been successful both in business and sports. She has been a college soccer coach for 14 years and high school varsity coach for 3 years. She served on staff at the University of Florida and also been an NCAA Division I & II Head Coach for 11 years. In addition to being the CEO of her own leadership development and coaching education academy consulting service, she is the author of an upcoming book on the college recruiting process for student-athletes titled “Looking For A FULL RIDE?: An Insider’s Recruiting Guide” where she has interviewed 35 college coaches. (www.lookingforafullride.com) In addition to consulting with high school families, coaches, athletic directors, and guidance counselors, she regularly speaks as a keynote and teaches seminars with Fortune 500 companies, sports organizations, non-for-profits, and community groups. She runs a regular blog on the college recruiting process for high school student-athletes and she has been a guest on numerous blogs and podcasts, and radio, and has even recently been featured on ESPN Radio and SiriusXM. As a coach, she developed 3 All-Americans, was named Coach of the Year, and regularly led her teams to Academic Honors, Sportsmanship Awards, & Regional Championships. Her undergraduate degree is in Elementary Education and her graduate work from the University of Florida is in Exercise Sport Science (Sport Management/Pedagogy). She is also a certified speaker, trainer, and coach with the John Maxwell Team, Jon Gordon Company, 3Dimensional Coaching, and Positive Coaching Alliance. You can find more about her www.rlopezcoaching.com or email her at info@lookingforafullride.com. You can find her on social media as follows: Facebook Private Parent Group for those with high school student-athletes: https://www.facebook.com/groups/parentsofhsathleteswantingtoplayincollege/?ref=group_cover Facebook Private Coaches Group Learning Recruiting Process: https://www.facebook.com/groups/coacheslearningrecruiting/ Facebook Private Group for principals, guidance counselors, and ADs about athletic recruiting education: https://www.facebook.com/groups/athleticrecruitingforPrincipalsADsCounselors/ Linkedin: Renee Lopez (also can be found under Looking For A FULL RIDE?) Twitter: @lookn4aFULLRIDE Instagram: Reneelopez5 A big thank you to Morgan Stone and STØNE for our music! And congratulations to him on having his first original song, TIBET, made available on iTunes and Spotify. You can find more of Morgan’s music at SoundCloud.com/stonemuzic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


30 Jan 2018