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Youth Inc.
Youth Inc.

Youth Inc. is a journey into the changing world of youth sports in America, led by Greg Olsen: 14 year NFL veteran... more

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Pat Forde on raising an Olympian, the sacrifice of swimmers and what's next in college football

In this episode Greg is joined by sports journalist Pat Forde. The pair discuss the transfer portal (10:00) and the... more

05 Oct 2022 · 57 minutes
Bruce Feldman on the fun and challenges of coaching pee wee football

Greg sits down with Bruce Feldman, National College Football Insider for The Athletic. The pair discuss coaching his sons’ pee... more

28 Sep 2022 · 1 hour,
Larry Nance Jr. on burnout, coaching styles and highlight culture

Greg sits down with Larry Nance Jr, forward for the New Orleans Pelicans. The pair discuss preventing burnout in sport... more

21 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Audiorama Presents - BLOCK FOREVER

Do you watch Thursday Night Football? Are you a fan of Audible original podcasts? 13-year NFL veteran Ryan Kalil sits... more

15 Sep 2022 · 1 minute
IMG Academy's Tim Pernetti on what they offer, how it works and how to know if it's right for your child

Greg joins Tim Pernetti, Chief Operating Officer of IMG Academy, for a deep dive into their approach to athletics and... more

14 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Josiah Johnson on leveraging social media, handling trolls and controlling your narrative

Greg sits down with Josiah Johnson, the King of #NBATwitter and co-host of the Outta Pocket podcast. The pair discuss... more

07 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Jennie Finch on travel softball, safety mechanics of pitching and the challenges of coaching

Jennie Finch, softball icon and Olympic gold medalist, sits down with Greg to discuss how travel softball prepared her for... more

31 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Christian Yelich on his unique path to the pros, learning from failure and how small adjustments make for big results

Christian Yelich, left fielder for the Milwaukee Brewers, joins Greg to discuss traditional baseball player development (15:30), how to deal... more

24 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Dr. Michael Gervais on coaching techniques, mindfulness and parental involvement

Dr. Michael Gervais is back! Greg and Dr. Gervais discuss the process of challenging your kids (10:40), the importance of... more

17 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Luke Fedlam on what parents need to know about the NIL era

Luke Fedlam, NIL expert & sports attorney, sits down with Greg to discuss what led to the Supreme Court NIL... more

10 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Paul Rabil on founding Premier Lacrosse League, youth access and the history of the game

Paul Rabil joins the show today to discuss the history of lacrosse (5:30), importance of access for youth sports (24:30),... more

03 Aug 2022 · 48 minutes
Tony Harper on travel baseball, the recruiting process, and Perfect Game Youth

Greg sits down with Tony Harper, Youth Operations Director for Perfect Game Youth. The pair discuss the pros and cons... more

27 Jul 2022 · 52 minutes
Lisa McCaffrey on Parenting Styles, Taunting and Football in the Family

Greg sits down with Lisa McCaffrey, former Stanford soccer star and mother of four. The pair discuss parenting for different... more

20 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Nancy Lieberman on Title IX, Breaking Barriers and Learning from Kobe & Muhammad Ali

Greg sits down with Nancy Lieberman, basketball hall of famer & women’s sports icon. The pair discuss playing at Rucker... more

13 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Greg Answers Listener Questions

The Q+A episode! Greg tackles questions from Youth Inc listeners head-on. Topics include when kids should start playing tackle football... more

06 Jul 2022 · 43 minutes
Jack Marucci on the Marucci Brand, Injury Prevention and Orlando Cabrera

Greg sits down with Jack Marucci, LSU Director of Athletic Training and founder of Marucci Sports. The pair discuss the... more

29 Jun 2022 · 57 minutes
A Special Father's Day Episode with Chris Olsen

Greg is joined by a youth sports legend: his father, Chris Olsen. Chris shares how he built a legendary high... more

22 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Kim Mulkey on cultivating a competitive spirit, recruiting and the parallels of parenting and coaching

Greg sits down with Kim Mulkey, Hall of Fame Coach & Head Women's Basketball Coach at LSU. The pair discuss... more

15 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Tom Farrey on youth sports access, the quality of local sports teams and the Children’s Bill of Rights in Sports

Greg sits down with Tom Farrey, the founder of the Aspen Institute’s Sports and Society Program. The pair discuss the... more

08 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Rick Macci on training the Williams sisters, managing parents, and assessing true greatness

Greg sits down with legendary tennis coach Rick Macci, who was recently portrayed in the Oscar-winning film King Richard. The pair discuss... more

01 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Dale Earnhardt Jr and Kyle Busch on Legacy, Parenting and Embracing Expectations

Greg is joined by two NASCAR legends: Dale Earnhardt Jr and Kyle Busch, for a special sit down episode in... more

25 May 2022 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
Project Play Summit Panel on Access to Youth Sports, Rec Leagues, and Finding Quality Coaches

Live from the Project Play Summit in Washington, DC, Greg sits down with a panel of experts in the space:  Jean... more

18 May 2022 · 51 minutes
Jim Boeheim on Coaching His Sons, Recruiting and the New Era of NIL and Transfer Portal

Legendary college basketball coach Jim Boeheim joins Greg on the show to discuss "the best season he's ever had" coaching... more

11 May 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Mike Brey on the recruiting landscape, his coaching philosophy and the impact of Coach K

Notre Dame's Head Men's Basketball Mike Brey joins Youth Inc this week. Greg and Coach Brey talk about the college... more

04 May 2022 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Malachi & Eric Nelson on Decommitting from Oklahoma, USC Head Coach Lincoln Riley and NIL Deals

Los Alamitos High School Quarterback and Recent USC commit Malachi Nelson and his father Eric Nelson joins Youth Inc this... more

27 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
Russell Wilson on the trade, his youth coaching philosophy and the importance of self talk

Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson joins Youth Inc. just weeks after his recent trade from the Seattle Seahawks. Greg and... more

20 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
Keith Tkachuk discusses youth hockey programs in the United States, moving around the country, and the USHL

Legendary National Hockey League player Keith Tkachuk joins Youth Inc. today to share his experience in American hockey. Greg and... more

13 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
Eric Weddle discusses Super Bowl Win, and Experience growing up as a multi-sport athlete

Greg is reunited with his friend, NFL veteran and recent Super Bowl champion Eric Weddle. Eric and Greg discuss Eric's... more

06 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
BONUS: Roy Williams during UNC Title Run discussing the Team and Program

College Basketball Hall of Fame Coach Roy Williams joins Greg for a special episode ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final... more

01 Apr 2022 · 29 minutes
Sam Mewis and her dad talkUSWNT, sports specialization, how he raised two elite soccer stars

Sam Mewis is a current US Women's National Team midfielder, 2019 FIFA World Cup Champion and 2020 US Female Soccer... more

30 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Cooper Manning on Arch Manning Future,, a Football Family, and Parenting in 2022

Greg is joined by American entrepreneur, father, and television host Cooper Manning to talk about raising a family of successful... more

23 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Shawn Johnson discusses Olympics, Motherhood, and the importance of balance in youth sports

Greg is joined by Olympic gold-medal gymnast, mother of two and New York Times bestselling author Shawn Johnson. Shawn discusses... more

16 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Dr. Michael Gervais on the State of Youth Sports and Parenting in America

Greg is joined by world-renowned psychologist Dr. Michael Gervais. The two discuss cultivating an environment of growth (19:12), the importance... more

09 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
Jerry Rice (LIVE) talking Worth Ethic, Parenting, and His Coaching Future

Greg sits down with his childhood hero and NFL Legend Jerry Rice in Los Angeles during Super Bowl week. Jerry... more

09 Mar 2022 · 48 minutes
Welcome to Youth Inc.

Youth Inc. is a journey into the changing world of youth sports in America, led by Greg Olsen: 14 year... more

18 Feb 2022 · 1 minute
Youth Inc.
Welcome to Youth Inc.
Youth Inc.

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Youth Inc. is a journey into the changing world of youth sports in America, led by Greg Olsen: 14 year NFL veteran... more