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#022: Premier Lacrosse League - Chaos Head Coach Andy Towers

The Jedburgh Podcast

Coaches are teachers, mentors, role-models, friends, and parents to many athletes. For most of us, coaches impact and influence our lives during our most impressionable years. They drive us to be our best and give it everything. They show us that winning is the product of the team effort. They push us back out there when we fail. No matter what sport we play, or what level we play at, coaches lead.  Andy Towers is the Head Coach of the Chaos Lacrosse Club in the Premier Lacrosse League. He is a member of the United States Lacrosse Connecticut Hall of Fame, as well as the Brown University Sports Hall of Fame. He is a world champion, multiple time All-American, All-Ivy and All New England; and the Ivy League Player of the Year. He was the 2019 coach of the year in the PLL's inaugural season. Read the full episode transcription and learn more on The Jedburgh Podcast Website.Highlights:-Andy recounts the start of the Premier Lacrosse League, how he was selected as a coach, and how the PLL is the highest level of competition in lacrosse.-The characteristics coaches look for in building a team from scratch and the difficulty in selecting and managing the best players in the world.-The growth of lacrosse as a combination of football, soccer, hockey, and basketball.-Andy shares the lessons of bounceback through his difficult Junior year at Brown where despite his All-American status, he failed out of school and was forced to re-apply after demonstrating a change in attitude and behavior.  -The role of a coach in the development of young adults and how the profession helps create responsible adults.-Andy defines the ‘the decision to fail’ and explains that success is the product of proactively doing everything you can to succeed. -The athlete-coach partnership today and what coaching style works best for today’s teams. -How to display authenticity and real-ness to build trust, community and ownership among the players, coaches and staff. Quotes:-”Our only goal is to win the PLL championship.”-“You don’t have to be a great player. You have to be a great teammate. You have to be a great competitor. You have to choose focus. You have to choose toughness.” -“It was the most humiliating experience I have ever had, but the best thing that has ever happened to me, because it created a bounceback opportunity.”-”What sets you free is knowing you did everything you could proactively.”-”As coaches, your players and the culture of the program are going to take on the characteristics you consistently show them.”-“Everything that we do, we are going to have a purpose to it and we are going to be able to verbally defend why we are making these decisions.”-“There is no other way to be with people, than to be straightforward; and honest; and proactive.”-“Your success is the team’s success. And the team’s success is your success.”-“The best players are the ones who appreciate the importance of being zero maintenance as people, players and teammates.”Coach Towers's Three Daily Foundations to Success:-Get a workout in-Handle my business administration-Make sure my family knows I love themThis episode is brought to you by Analytix Solutions; improving the efficiency of your business across people, process and technology through multi-divisional outsourcing solutions. 

1hr 19mins

19 Aug 2021

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OTB Episode 165: #TradedWard, Andy Towers' Bandits, & Pro Lacrosse Hall Of Fame

Outside The Box Podcast

Kyle and Harrison are back and just like we said when Episode 164 ended, BIG MOVES HAPPENED WHEN WE SIGNED OFF! The guys detail the big deadline deals before Training Camp involving Dillon Ward, Wes Berg, Chris Cloutier, and a whole lotta future picks. Then they try to figure out who Andy Towers' favorite historical Canadian Bandit is, discuss the Pro Lacrosse Hall Of Fame, and more! Follow Us! Twitter: @UndergroundPHI @OTBLaxPod Kyle: @KBizzl311 Dom: @WashedLifestyle Harrison: @harrygk83 Instagram: @undergroundphi @otblaxpod @kicksbycarly Send your mailbag questions: otbunderground@gmail.com Website: undergroundsportsphiladelphia.com Twitch: twitch.tv/undergroundsportsPHI Merch & Apparel: NEW MERCH STORE COMING SOON! Manscaped Promo Code: "USP" for 20% off AND free shipping Tomahawk Shades Promo Code: "USP" to save 25% off at checkout Statesidevodka.com Promo Code "USP for 10% off the 1-Liter bottle (must be 21+ to order & please drink responsibly) Intro Music: Arkells "American Screams" Outro Music: Arkells "American Screams" --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/otblaxpod/message

1hr

7 May 2021

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Goal Line Extended: Episode 7 with Chaos Head Coach Andy Towers

Goal Line Extended

On Episode 7 of Goal Line Extended, host Ryan Hulsebos is joined by Chaos LC head coach Andy Towers, who breaks down his team's 2020 Championship Series performance, Chaos' off-season additions to date, and the upcoming College Draft. Lacrosse Flash insider Pat Gregoire hops on to chat about some of the top prospects available in the 2021 PLL College Draft, and Harrison Silcox breaks down the weekend that was in the NCAA.   FOLLOW GLE   Twitter: https://twitter.com/GLExtended​​​​ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glextended/​​​​ FOLLOW LACROSSE FLASH  Twitter: https://twitter.com/LacrosseFlash ​​​​Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lacrossefla...​ Head to LacrosseFlash.com to catch up on all the latest news from around the sport.

1hr 33mins

13 Apr 2021

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Andy Towers Joins Takeaways with Ric Beardsley (#001)

Takeaways with Ric Beardsley

On the first ever episode of Takeaways with Ric Beardsley, Ric is joined by Chaos LC head coach Andy Towers to talk about his career at Brown University, recount Chaos' incredible turnaround in the PLL Championship Series and relive AT and Ric's glory days. Ric also gives his thoughts on Syracuse men's lacrosse's first game against Army and big win against UVA, Georgetown's impressive defense and the direction he and Ben Rubeor are taking the Atlas in 2021. He also gives his thoughts on the trade that sent Paul Rabil to the Cannons and discusses why Rabil deserves more respect. --- Takeaways with Ric Beardsley is an unfiltered lacrosse podcast hosted by the Atlas assistant and Syracuse legend on the Lacrosse Playground podcast network.  Takeaways is sponsored by Mercury Screen Printing. Email ric@mymercuryprinting.net for all your screen printing needs. DISCLAIMER: Ric Beardsley's no-nonsense opinions and on-point hot takes are the property of Ric Beardsley, and Ric Beardsley alone. The views expressed in this podcast, no matter how incredibly amazing they are, do not necessarily reflect the views of Lacrosse Playground and its constituents.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

55mins

2 Mar 2021

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OTB Episode 156: Farewell Black Wolves, Connor Fields Traded, & Andy Towers Loves Bandits

Outside The Box Podcast

Kyle and Harrison are BACK and the guys kick off the show with their farewell to the New England Black Wolves as the team was sold and will relocate to Albany for the start of the 2021-22 season. The guys thank the organization for all of their support, love, and banter over the last few years and put "Black Wolves Banter" in the OTB rafters. Then the guys discuss the Albany deal, PLL retirements, and the big news of Connor Fields being traded for Ian Mackay. The guys discuss the ramifications of the deal and rank the offseason trades in order of importance to their teams. Follow Us! Twitter: @UndergroundPHI @OTBLaxPod Kyle: @KBizzl311 Dom: @WashedLifestyle Harrison: @harrygk83 Instagram: @undergroundphi @otblaxpod @kicksbycarly Send your mailbag questions: otbunderground@gmail.com Website: undergroundsportsphiladelphia.com Twitch: twitch.tv/undergroundsportsPHI Merch & Apparel: NEW MERCH STORE COMING SOON! Manscaped Promo Code: "USP" for 20% off AND free shipping Tomahawk Shades Promo Code: "USP" to save 25% off at checkout Statesidevodka.com Promo Code "USP for 10% off the 1-Liter bottle (must be 21+ to order & please drink responsibly) Intro Music: Arkells "American Screams" Outro Music: Arkells "American Screams" --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/otblaxpod/message

56mins

26 Feb 2021

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OTB Episode 143: Harry's Mock Draft 1.0, Black Wolves Are Pandering, & Andy Towers Scouting For The Island

Outside The Box Podcast

Kyle and Harrison are BACK and the guys address the issues that continue to occur in the U.S. with police brutality and systemic racism. Then the guys get into the most recent NLL Free Agency news including Tom Schreiber re-signing in Toronto, Cade van Raaphorst coming to the box game, and Jules Henningburg taking his talents to New England. Are the Black Wolves pandering to us??? Then the guys discuss Harry's NLL Mock Entry Draft 1.0 and who he thinks will end up going where. And they wrap up the show with the news of Andy Towers being hired by the Riptide as the team's American Scout. Also, are waffles just pancakes with abs? Follow Us! Twitter: @UndergroundPHI @OTBLaxPod Kyle: @KBizzl311 Dom: @WashedLifestyle Harrison: @harrygk83 Instagram: @undergroundphi @otblaxpod @kicksbycarly Send your mailbag questions: otbunderground@gmail.com Twitch: twitch.tv/undergroundsportsPHI Merch & Apparel: https://dsgntree.com/outside-the-box Tomahawk Shades Promo Code: "USP" to save 25% off at checkout Intro Music: Arkells "American Screams" Outro Music: Arkells "American Screams" --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/otblaxpod/message

1hr 2mins

1 Sep 2020

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OTB Episode 140: PLL Championship Series Title Game Preview With Andy Towers & Joe Nardella

Outside The Box Podcast

Kyle and Harrison are BACK and what an incredible semifinal slate we had! The boys breakdown the aftermath of Chaos taking down Archers, Josh Byrne hitting a 4-button combo that led to him being the PLL Jumpman, and Chaos just hitting their stride... without Connor Fields. Then KB is joined by Chaos LC Head Coach Andy Towers to get his perspective on coaching in the title game (20:00-37:00). Then the guys discuss the next chapter in the Whips/Woods rivalry that ended in another OT loss for the Woods and Whipsnakes heading to back to back Championship Games. KB is joined by the #1 Face Off Athlete in the PLL this season, Joe Nardella, to get his perspective on Whipsnakes ball, playing in another title game, and more (52:45-1:11:45). The guys breakdown the Championship Game, the DK odds, and give their winners. Let's have a Sunday! Follow Us! Twitter: @UndergroundPHI @OTBLaxPod Kyle: @KBizzl311 Dom: @WashedLifestyle Harrison: @harrygk83 Instagram: @undergroundphi @otblaxpod @kicksbycarly Send your mailbag questions: otbunderground@gmail.com Twitch: twitch.tv/undergroundsportsPHI Merch & Apparel: https://dsgntree.com/outside-the-box Tomahawk Shades Promo Code: "USP" to save 25% off at checkout Intro Music: Arkells "American Screams" Outro Music: Arkells "American Screams" --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/otblaxpod/message

1hr 29mins

8 Aug 2020

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OTB Episode 129: Gaudet Gets Dealt, Andy Towers Chess Brain, & MLL Marketing Is Atrocious

Outside The Box Podcast

Kyle and Dom are BACK and kick things off with a PLL trade! The guys breakdown Matt Gaudet heading from Chaos to Chrome, why it's a huge win for Gaudet to play with Gutty & Wolf up top and why Andy Towers is playing chess, not checkers, with the 2021 Draft Pick dart board. Then the guys discuss the MLL Draft and why that league is on a downward trajectory due to their piss pour marketing tactics. Follow Us! Twitter: @UndergroundPHI @OTBLaxPod Kyle: @KBizzl311 Dom: @WashedLifestyle Instagram: @undergroundphi @otblaxpod @kicksbycarly Send your mailbag questions: otbunderground@gmail.com Twitch: twitch.tv/undergroundsportsPHI Merch & Apparel: https://dsgntree.com/outside-the-box Tomahawk Shades Promo Code: "USP" to save 25% off at checkout Intro Music: Arkells "American Screams" Outro Music: Arkells "American Scream --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/otblaxpod/message

57mins

22 May 2020

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Andy Towers S3 | E13

Overtime with Paul Carcaterra

Andy Towers is a blue-collar guy, despite how many viewed him as he grew into a star lacrosse player. He made his name known at Brown, before being kicked out during his junior year. During a pivotal point in his life, Towers did some soul searching while coaching at Denison. He returned to Brown and launched a successful pro lacrosse career before joining the college coaching ranks. Decades later, the Chaos Lacrosse Club coach reflected on a few decisions that changed the course of his life. He sat down with Paul Carcaterra to talk about his career and what’s next.

1hr 5mins

12 May 2020

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TFL Podcast - Jamie Hanford, Andy Towers, Jay Jalbert

Seals Pod

San Diego Seals President Steve Govett hosts the second episode of the TFL Podcast, joined by lacrosse legends Jamie Hanford, Andy Towers, and Jay Jalbert. The old friends tell stories about their careers in the game, and talk about teammates and opponents. This podcast does contain explicit language that may be objectionable to younger listeners.

4 May 2020

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