On today's episode of the Dynamic Leaders Podcast, Colin is joined by Bridget Orchard. Bridget is the head softball coach at Villanova University. Prior to taking over for the Wildcats, Bridget spent seventeen seasons at Fordham University. This all coming after her own success playing career at Villanova. Topics include: the increased knowledge-level of student-athletes and how that affects recruiting and relationship building, the evolution of a young coach and what goes into the learning process, why it's important to not get too high or not too low with your emotions, what it means to treat people differently but also treat them fairly, and how to connect with a team individually but also in a wider-team setting. Follow Bridget: Twitter: @bridgetorchard Follow Villanova Softball: Website: https://villanova.com/sports/softball Twitter: @VUSoftball Instagram: @novasoftball ------- Take the Podcast Listener Survey and help us continue to improve the show! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeF4lX1H6S4g2ar4zwrPBiX7U7XgPTSUEuX5t356PVtfx913Q/viewform?usp=sf_link ------- Music by HookSounds: https://www.hooksounds.com/ ------- MAILBAG Shoot your questions over to firstname.lastname@example.org ------- At the Talent 409 Leadership Academy, we guide women in sports to discover their Talent Altitude and increase their opportunities to be in positions of influence. Find more information: www.talent409.com Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn: @talent409 Twitter: @DynamicLeadPod Instagram: @dynamicleaders_409 ------- The show is sponsored by Sweat with Stodds. Sweat with Stodds offers a number of different options to get you on a path to improve your fitness future; everything from fitness, nutrition, and simple healthy habits. Head over to sweatwithstodds.com right now, and if you buy a program, enter the code DYNAMIC at checkout to receive a discount for being a loyal podcast listener.
Sports Editor Jimmy Sullivan chats with Villanova Softball coach (and former Fordham softball coach) Bridget Orchard about all things Rams and Wildcats. We discuss the abrupt end to the softball season, Fordham's run of A-10 titles and the direction of the Villanova program.
This week on Winners Win I get to interview Villanova Softball's Head Coach, Bridget Orchard. Orchard is no stranger to winning. Over 21 seasons of coaching, she and her teams have accumulated a record of 782-444-3 (.636 winning percentage). Her 2020 Villanova squad was having a heck of a season before being cut short by COVID-19. They beat two top 25 teams and were looking to compete for the 2020 Big East Softball Championship. We talk winning, we talk mentality, we talk greatness. Check it out. Remember, Winners Win baby!
On our latest appearance, we chat with Villanova Head Coach Bridget Orchard. She shares with us returning back to her alma mater after leading Fordham the previous seventeen seasons. Coach also shares her keys to build a winning program in the Northeast Our #ThrowbackThursday features one of Coach Orchard's former Rams in Kayla Lombardo from her first appearance in June 2017. We also drop a HUGE ELo Bomb about a future guest on the podcast.
Bridget Orchard has enjoyed amazing success as a college softball head coach and just wrapped up her first season at the helm of her alma mater, Villanova University. In just 22 seasons as a collegiate head coach, she has won nearly 800 games.In Episode #16 of "1-on-1 with Matt Leon", Matt sits down with Orchard to talk about her career as a head coach (she's never been an assistant) - a journey that began at Division III Cabrini University. They discuss the keys to her success and also look back at her playing career with the Wildcats.You can follow Orchard on Twitter @bridgetorchard ."1-on-1 with Matt Leon" is a KYW Newsradio original podcast. You can follow the show on Twitter @1on1pod and you can follow Matt @Mattleon1060 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.