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#240 Anson Dorrance, 21x NCAA Champion, on Creating the UNC Competitive Cauldron (Session from 2021 Way of Champions Conference)

Way of Champions Podcast

Anson Dorrance loves competition, and has spent decades understanding and creating relentless competitors in his teams. As the University of North Carolina Women's Soccer Coach, he has won over 1000 games, 21 NCAA Championships, and also led the US Women's National Team to the 1991 World Cup Championship. He has published 3 books (Vision of a Champion, The Man Watching, and Training Soccer Champions) and has a wonderful podcast where he interviews the best of the best: Vision of a Champion Podcast: https://ansondorrancesoccer.com/podcast/ He joined us as a presenter at the 2021 Way of Champions Conference, and we wanted to share this extraordinary session with all of our podcast listeners. In it he discusses the elements of the "UNC Competitive Cauldron," how to make your player selections more objective and less subjective, and so much more. You will want to listen to this once through, and then come back again for some notes.  If you enjoyed this interview and want to access all of our videos from the 2021 Way of Champions Conference they are now available here: https://changingthegameproject.com/way-of-champions-conference-videos/ This episode is sponsored by GoodSport! GoodSport™ is a natural sports drink that delivers superior hydration backed by science with a delicious thirst-quenching taste. And what’s really cool about it, is that it’s made from milk. It turns out, milk is packed with electrolytes and has been shown to hydrate better than traditional sports drinks and water. GoodSport ultrafilters milk to remove its protein and harness its electrolytes, carbs and vitamins to provide superior hydration in a clear and refreshing beverage. GoodSport™ has three times the electrolytes than traditional sports drinks with 33 percent less sugar. GoodSport™ is lactose free and provides a good source of calcium and an excellent source of B vitamins. I really enjoy GoodSport™ but what gets me most excited is the brand’s commitment to fostering a positive sports culture aimed at getting and keeping more people in the game.  GoodSport™ supports athletes with naturally powerful hydration and celebrates the natural good that comes from sports. GoodSport™ – Grab the Good.  Check it out at goodsport.com. This week’s podcast is also brought to you by our friends at Sports Refund. Many of you probably buy trip insurance, every winter I buy ski pass insurance, to make sure that if I get injured I can get my money back on that expensive investment. Well, many of us spend thousands of dollars on our kids sports club fees, but what if they get hurt? In many cases you cannot get your money back, but now with Sports Refund you can. And it’s not just for long term broken bones or torn ligaments. It is only a 14 day waiting period, so you even get a refund if you roll that ankle or pull a hammy! For just pennies on the dollar, you can make sure that if your child gets sick or injured and misses a month or more you can get your money back, or your club can get paid. It’s a great product, just go to www.sportsrefund.com/game and get your free quote, and if it sounds good you can either get your club to sign up, or you can purchase on your own.  Become a Podcast Champion! This weeks podcast is also sponsored by our Patreon Podcast Champions. Help Support the Podcast and get FREE access to our most popular online courses, a $300 value. If you love the podcast, we would love for you to become a Podcast Champion, (https://www.patreon.com/wayofchampions) for as little as a cup of coffee per month (OK, its a Venti Mocha), to help us up the ante and provide even better interviews, better sound, and an overall enhanced experience. Plus, as a $10 per month Podcast Super-Champion, you will have access to never before released and bonus material, including: Downloadable transcripts of our best podcasts, so you don’t have to crash your car trying to take notes! A code to get free access to our online course called “Coaching Mastery,” usually a $97 course, plus four other courses worth over $100, all yours for free for becoming a patron. Other special bonus opportunities that come up time to time Access to an online community of coaches like you who are dedicated listeners of the podcast, and will be able to answer your questions and share their coaching experiences. Thank you for all your support these past four years, and a special big thank you to all of you who become part of our inner circle, our patrons, who will enable us to take our podcast to the next level. https://www.patreon.com/wayofchampions

1hr 19mins

1 Oct 2021

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Donna Fishter & Anson Dorrance, Pres. by TeamSnap 7-29-21

United Soccer Coaches Podcast

On this week's United Soccer Coaches Podcast, presented by TeamSnap, Host Dean Linke chats with two longtime United Soccer Coaches Convention attendees and presenters: Leadership Coach & Team Architect Donna Fishter and University of North Carolina Head Women's Soccer Coach Anson Dorrance!


29 Jul 2021

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Episode 19: Anson Dorrance Part 1

Two Washups One Pro

On this week's episode, Jo and Tina catch up with the legend Anson Dorrance to talk about all things UNC women's soccer , the childhood experiences that have shaped soccer’s greatest coach, and the mentality he instills in his players + so so much more! You don’t want to miss this.


23 Jul 2021

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Episode 19: Anson Dorrance Part 2

Two Washups One Pro

On this week's episode, Jo and Tina catch up with the legend Anson Dorrance to talk about all things UNC women's soccer, the childhood experiences that have shaped soccer’s greatest coach, and the mentality he instills in his players + so so much more! You don’t want to miss this.


23 Jul 2021

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BONUS: COACHING- Core Values Based on UNC Coach Anson Dorrance

Pro Wrestling Overtime

This is the first episode of National Sports Overtime podcast. I explain my background of being a player, coach, and in general a sports fanatic. Explain what will be covered by this episode. This episode talks about UNC Women's Soccer Coach Anson Dorrance who has a record of 1061-142-63 and has won 21 of 31 NCAA Women's Soccer Championships. I wanted to highlight what their core values are and how he goes over them with his upcoming seniors. His seniors can help drive their team to live them...hopefully for life. Write to me at NationalSportsOvertime@gmail.com or @NatSportsOT on Twitter. To help support the podcast: http://www.buymeacoffee.com/NatSportsOT (www.buymeacoffee.com/NatSportsOT) Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/pro-wrestling-overtime/donations


20 Jun 2021

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32. Anson Dorrance: UNC Women's Soccer Coach, 22x National Champion & 1991 USWNT World Cup Champion

50 Cups of Coffee with Bobby Audley

Anson Dorrance has served as the Head Women's Soccer Coach at the University of North Carolina for the past 40+ years. In his tenure Anson has won a staggering 22 Division I National Championships and is the only coach in NCAA history to win 20 championships in a single sport. When ESPN announced its list of the Best Coaches of the Past Quarter Century, Anson was one of only two coaches to make the list from a non-revenue collegiate sport. What else is staggering is the list of iconic players who have learned from Coach Dorrance. To name literally just a few you have Kristine Lilly, Tobin Heath and of course the great Mia Hamm. Away from North Carolina, Anson pioneered women's soccer on a global stage by leading the first ever US Women's National team to a World Cup Championship in 1991 and in 2008 was inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame.Anson has authored two books, 'Training Soccer Champions' and the recently updated and re-released 'The Vision of a Champion' and hosts a podcast by the same name. His incredible life story is chronicled in the biography by Tim Crothers, 'The Man Watching.'To attend one of Anson's famous soccer camps for players, teams and coaches go to CarolinaGirlsSoccerCamp.com.Season 2 of this podcast is dedicated to Tar Heel and friend of the Audley family, Ashley Riggs. Just 3 months ago the UNC soccer family lost a teammate when Ashley Riggs passed away after a long battle with Cancer. Under Anson Dorrance, Ashley was a two time National Champion and a co-captain her senior year. In honor of Ashley, an annual award is being set up through the UNC Women's Soccer program. This award will be presented annually to a player that demonstrates hard work, perseverance and fight. Monies will also go to sponsoring high school teams and players who otherwise may not be able to afford to attend UNC soccer camp.Donations can be sent to:Educational Foundation (Women's Soccer)PO Box 2446Chapel Hill, NC 27515Checks can be made out to Educational Foundation (Women's Soccer) and be sure to put Ashley's name in the memo line.50 Cups of Coffee with Bobby Audley is a production BobbyAudley.com. Head on over there to watch the 50 Cups of Coffee TEDx talk, listen to past episodes of the show and learn how Bobby can help your team or organization. Our theme music and art is by Mattisse Soy.

1hr 10mins

28 Feb 2021

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Anson Dorrance, 22x National Champion UNC Women's Soccer Coach: Leadership, Competitiveness & Character Development

Coaching Coaches

🚨 SUBSCRIBE TO THE NEWSLETTER ------ My guest today is Anson Dorrance, UNC Women’s Soccer Head Coach. He has won 22 National Championships and is the first coach in NCAA history to win 20 championships coaching a single sport. That is correct - 22 national titles. And as impressive as that is, his approach to coaching, competitiveness, and character development of his girls is even more impressive. In this episode, we discuss why he doesn’t think you can teach leadership, why he thinks it’s so important to take personal ownership of your own outcome and learn to handle adversity, and how recruiting has evolved over the years. He also talks about his relationship with coaches outside of women’s soccer, including Dean Smith, Pete Carroll, and Terry Liskevych. Show Notes: (1:25) - Why he doesn’t believe you can teach leadership (10:40) - The impact the helicopter parent has on children now (15:20) - How recruiting has been effected by this change (22:55) - His core values for his program (24:25) - His focus on competitiveness and the competitive cauldron (31:25) - How he became good friends with Pete Carroll (40:39) - The importance of personal development (46:30) - The core values he has for the program and how he’s matured as a coach over his career (56:50) - How he approaches character development and winning (1:01:25) - End of episode questions End of Episode Questions: 1.    What’s 1 book every coach should read? The Man Watching: Anson Dorrance and the University of North Carolina Women's Soccer Dynasty Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl This is Water by David Foster Wallace 2.    Who is one person you’d want to hear as a guest on this podcast?  Marcelo Bielsa - Manager of Leeds United 3.    What’s one area you’re looking to improve in over the next year?  Construct a strategy to fit his roster this coming year, which has no seniors left 4.     What advice do you have for young coaches who are listening to this? Be a continuous learner and pick a mentor that is in an environment similar to yours 5.     What’s the darkest moment you experienced professionally and how did you overcome it? He was sued by a former player and her parent and was really criticized by the media.

1hr 19mins

16 Feb 2021

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S2: Episode 5 - Interview with Legendary UNC-Chapel Hill Women's Soccer Coach Anson Dorrance, Super Bowl 55 Picks

Two Brothers and Their Sports

This week, Aarav and Arsh discuss their predictions for Super Bowl 55 (Chiefs vs. Buccaneers) and an interview with Legendary UNC-Chapel Hill Women's Soccer Coach, Anson DorranceBe sure to check us out on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7PxPcRqG3rv6gPMBaSBOUwSupport the show (https://www.twobrothersandtheirsports.com)


30 Jan 2021

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Breaking The Line: Episode 6 (Feat. Anson Dorrance)

Elite Clubs National League

The ECNL Podcast features current UNC Chapel Hill Head Women's Soccer Coach, Anson Dorrance, who has captured 22 NCAA Division 1 National Championships, and was also the Head Coach of the 1991 US Women's National Team and World Cup Champions. Anson joins Dean Linke and Christian Lavers to discuss the competitive cauldron, the youth soccer space and all things about the beautiful game.


25 Nov 2020

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Great Leadership in Female Sport with Anson Dorrance

UK Coaching Podcasts

Senior Coach Developer at UK Coaching Tom Hartley speaks to University of North Carolina Soccer Team and former US Women's National Team Head Coach Anson Dorrance, taking a deep dive into Anson's philosophy as a leader and coach to discuss how he supports the development of individuals and the team and what the competitive cauldron is all aboutWhatever your role, if you're helping people to be active and improve, we're here for you. Visit UKCoaching.org to grow your coaching skills and be part of the community.


18 Nov 2020