Rush Soccer Development: Lesle Gallimore, Girls Academy League Commissioner on Managing the Performance Environment
The Rush Podcast Network
Megan McCormick is joined by Lesle Gallimore, Commissioner of the Girls Academy League, who shares her insight and lessons learned related to managing the performance environment. Lesle discusses the importance of people, priorities, and processes and shares her hope for the growth and evolution of the youth game in the coming years. Lesle Gallimore was announced as the first ever League Commissioner for the Girls Academy in June 2020. She serves as the spokesperson for the league, driving quality standards, engaging stakeholders, and providing oversight on all operational functions. Gallimore joined the GA after spending 26 years at the helm of the University of Washington women's soccer program. Her tenure included two Pac-12 Coach of the Year Awards, 15 NCAA Tournament appearances with two trips to the Elite Eight. She retired as the winningest coach in program history. Gallimore also served on the United Soccer Coaches Board of Directors for six years and as President in 2018. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/rushsoccerpodcast/message
Coach Lesle Gallimore spent 26 years leading the program at University of Washington. After ending her tenure as a college coach she joined the Girls Academy as the Commissioner in their inaugural season and working with the organization to save soccer for approximately 7000 females.
Lesle Gallimore is the commissioner of the newly formed Girls Academy, and elite youth league which was formed after U.S. Soccer dissolved the Development Academy. Gallimore is a longtime coach and has a vision for a unified approach to youth soccer and one which eventually incorporates support from the professional ranks. She shares her visionary plans on the latest Kickin' Back. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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#CFPOA #45 From Watching Legends to Becoming One Herself with Lesle Gallimore
Clarity For Parents Of Athletes
Lesle Gallimore is the Commissioner of the new Girls Academy, a national youth soccer league organized after the ending of the US Development Academy. She also coached the women's program at the University of Washington for 25 years and grew up playing in southern California and had the pleasure of watching legends of the game play in the NASL. Lesle talks about those days, how she accidentally got into coaching, what advice she has for parents today, and answers some questions from parents themselves in this amazing interview.As always, you can get in touch with Gabe at his website- aclearmind.com
Lesle Gallimore - Managing the Evolution of Team Culture
Modern Soccer Coach Podcast
Gary talks with Lesle Gallimore, who has just completed 26 season as head coach at University of Washington, and achieved phenomenal success with 15 NCAA Tournament appearances, 270 wins, and numerous Coach of the Year awards at national level.Lesle discusses the following: - Are cultures more difficult to manage when you experience success?- How do you judge character of players in the recruitment process?- Why are humor and fun critical aspects of team environments? - Ways to manage different types of personalities? - Can you coach with "tough love" today?- How do you avoid burnout? - Why are relationships with peers so important?And much more!This podcast is brought to you by Bounce Athletics. Raise your club's profile in your local community, and give them a professional look this season, with NFHS and FIFA approved custom textured training balls and training vests from Bounce Athletics. Fully customized with your logo and color scheme, and produced in the same factories as the global-brand balls you are already using, Bounce Athletics training balls feature a textured PU outer with hybrid seamless construction so they look, feel, and play like match balls. They also feature premium butyl bladders that hold their air all season so you can spend your time setting your sessions and not pumping balls. With only 25 ball minimums, a quick four-week turnaround, and a 2-year warranty, Bounce Athletics can still get you a custom look in time for the spring. Modern Soccer Coach listeners can get a $50 discount on their first order of custom balls or training vests by mentioning the podcast when they email info@BounceAthletics.com to begin the order process.
Lesle Gallimore, Andy Haile, Ernie Yarborough, Indiana Soccer Podcast Pres. by TeamSnap 2-28-19
United Soccer Coaches Podcast
Immediate Past President Lesle Gallimore joins the show to talk about the values of Open Training Week and hosting a session with your program. Board Member Andy Haile returns to the show to give us an update on the USSF Bylaw and what happens next. Ernie Yarborough, head coach of Marian (Ind.)stopped by Podcast Row in Chicago as did the guys from Indiana Soccer Podcast
Live from the 2019 USC Convention: Lesle Gallimore on opportunities for female coaches
The Equalizer Podcast
Lesle Gallimore is the longtime head coach of the University of Washington women's soccer program and board member of the United Soccer Coaches. In 2018, she served as president of the United Soccer Coaches. She joined The Equalizer Podcast in her final days as president to discuss the year that was and the challenges women face in the coaching industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Lesle Gallimore, Steve Goff and Dave DuPont talk World Cup now and 2026, pres. by TeamSnap-6-28-18
United Soccer Coaches Podcast
In this week's podcast, presented by TeamSnap, host Dean Linke sits down with United Soccer Coaches President Lesle Gallimore and Steve Goff of the Washington Post. They talk all things World Cup, including what's going on this year in Russia and World Cup 2026 when it returns to North America. He also talks with TeamSnap CEO Dave Dupont to discuss his company, what they do and how they can help your organization.