Robby & Rexrode: Tim Corbin, Weekend Winners, Hal Gill (4-15-21)
Robby & Rexrode
Hour 4: Robby Stanley and Joe Rexrode are joined by Vanderbilt baseball coach Tim Corbin ahead of this weekend's series vs. Tennessee and Predators radio analyst Hal Gill. Plus, the guys make their betting picks for the upcoming sports weekend!
Hour 1: Tim Corbin, Cowboys legend Eddie James (04-14-21)
Darren, Daunic and Chase
Vanderbilt baseball coach Tim Corbin joined the show to discuss his team's progress and their big weekend series against Tennessee, the guys discuss the Dallas Cowboys' strange social media post praising legend "Eddie James" and more during the first hour of Wednesday's DDC!
Commodore Hour: Tim Corbin, Candice Lee (Mar. 29, 2021)
Guests on this week's Commodore Hour with host Kevin Ingram:-3:45, Vandy baseball coach Tim Corbin recaps the Commodores' sweep at Missouri-33:30, Vanderbilt athletic director Candice Lee discusses this morning's Vandy United facilities and fundraising announcementCommodore Hour airs Monday nights from 6-7 on ESPN 94.9!
Episode 198 with ABCA Staff and Tim Corbin, Vanderbilt
Happy New Year and to the week of the ABCA Convention! The first part of this episode is with the ABCA staff. The second part is with Vanderbilt head coach Tim Corbin, a member of the ABCA Board of Directors and ABCA Hall of Fame. He has 753 wins as a head coach and two national championships in 18 seasons at Vanderbilt. This episode is sponsored by Netting Pros. Netting Professionals specializes in the design, fabrication and installation of custom netting for backstops, batting cages, dugouts, BP screens and ball carts.
Tim Corbin, Vanderbilt Baseball Coach: How A 2x National Champion Built A Culture of Sustained Excellence
Follow Coaching Coaches on Twitter and join some of the top coaches in the world by subscribing to the weekly newsletter here. My guest today is Tim Corbin, the head baseball coach at Vanderbilt University. Coach Corbin has built Vanderbilt into one of the most prominent programs in college baseball, making the College World Series four times and winning the National Championship in both 2014 and 2019. He’s also coached 15 players at Vanderbilt who ended up being selected in the first round in the MLB draft, including David Price, Sonny Gray, and Walker Buehler. In this episode we learn why he made the Vanderbilt baseball team become the first college baseball program to build an alumni locker room, classroom, and nutrition center. We also discuss why he doesn’t believe in goals, what he looks for when recruiting players, and his relationship with other elite coaches including Penn State football coach James Franklin. Finally, we hear how he endured the tragic death of Vanderbilt freshman and former 1st round draft pick Donny Everett in 2016 right before the post-season, and what he learned about grief and resiliency. (1:34) — What he focused on when he was first hired at Vanderbilt in 2003 (3:05) — What standards and values he prioritizes (4:20 )— Why 60% of his former players contributed to a fundraiser for baseball facilities in 2016 (the national average is 2–3%) (6:45) — Why he prioritized building an alumni locker room, nutrition center, and classroom for his team (10:52) — What he looks for in prospects when recruiting (15:32 )— What common traits his best players have had (19:08) — How he ensures all 40 players put the team first (21:45 )— What “VandyBoys” stands for (23:35 )— Why he doesn’t have slogans and quotes for the program (25:40) — Why he doesn’t have goals for individual players and the team (27:40) — How he handled the tragic passing of his player Donny Everett in 2016 (33:06) — The experience of coaching for Team USA (37:00 )— His relationship with University of Michigan head baseball coach, Erik Bakich (39:55) — His relationship with Penn St. football coach, James Franklin (41:38) — The impact of winning two national championships (44:35) — His thoughts on personal growth (47:00) — End of episode questions What’s 1 book every coach should read? He doesn’t read a lot of books, prefers to listen to Jim Rome and podcasts like Finding Mastery by Michael Gervais Who is one person you’d want to hear as a guest on this podcast? Geno Auriemma, Brad Stevens, Erik Spoelstra, Billy Donovan, Chip Kelly What’s one area you’re looking to improve in over the next year? Keeping his mind sharp and staying relevant to the players What’s popular advice you hear people say that you think is wrong? When someone says, “this is a grind,” he disagrees. The grind is a terminal illness; this is a sport and he is being paid to coach college baseball. What advice do you have for young coaches who are listening to this? Whatever position you are in, make it the best you possibly can. Do whatever you can to make the experience and the environment as good as you possibly can. Modeling what you do and being the greatest form of integrity is very important as a teacher and a coach. What’s the darkest moment you experienced professionally and how did you overcome it? Handling the passing of his player, Donny Everett, and he leaned on his wife to get through it. He emphasizes the importance of having a life partner who can challenge and help you throughout your life. Favorite Quotes: “I think rules are for people who can’t follow directions; I think standards are for people who aspire to do special things.” “Every choice has a consequence, and those consequences have outcomes. And I think when it gets down to it, it’s trying to help them with those decision-making processes they have during the course of day. And those decisions are small in nature but they lead to more positive outcomes if you do them well.” “I think a lot of the time goals setup expectations and expectations get us in trouble sometimes. If you’re putting parameters around your life, you’re just expecting life to move in a directional, certain way, and that’s just not the way it is.” “Those thoughts of winning and the torturous thinking of winning is more debilitating than prospering. I’ve found it not to be healthy in so many different ways.”
Anchor Down Podcast, Sept. 15, 2020: Tim Corbin on Vanderbilt Baseball's Return to Campus
Anchor Down Podcast with Max Herz
Vanderbilt baseball coach Tim Corbin joins Max Herz to discuss the VandyBoys returning to campus and what their modified fall season will look like.Subscribe to the Anchor Down Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and Google Podcasts.
Vanderbilt's Tim Corbin and the VandyBoys' Philosophy of Success
On Deck With X: An Xtraordinary Athletes Production
Here is my sit down with the best head coach in college baseball, Vanderbilt’s Tim Corbin. Him and his @VandyBoys are today’s model of success when it comes to college baseball. Coach Corbin doesn’t do podcasts and he certainly doesn’t give away all his secrets. Luckily I was able pull a few out of him! All you athletes get your notepad ready. And if you aren’t an athlete you are still going to want to take notes! Stay Tuned!