The Mental Cast
Mental Cast - S2:E10 (Brent Magnussen)

Mental Cast - S2:E10 (Brent Magnussen)

November 16, 2020

Show: Season 2- Episode 10 (November 2020)
Host: Dan Mickle
Topic: Chat with Brent Magnussen - Author, Public Speaker, and Fmr. Army Engineer


 This a great episode with "Roger Up!" author, Brent Magnussen.  Dan and Brent discuss routines, goal setting, and Brent's new book.  There is also a great discussion about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu thrown in there for good measure.  Dan also got to confirm his morning ritual routine, an item that Brent stresses a lot in his talks and book.  As usual, there were a lot more topics the guys could cover but ran out of time.  Look from Brent coming back in Season 3 for a deeper dive on some of the topics covered.


Mentioned Pages and Highlights:

• Brent Magnussen (Website | Facebook | Speaking Bookings | Instagram)

• Roger Up! by Brent Magnussen (Amazon)

• Danmickle.com (Website)

• 717SOUL.com (Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram)

• Mindfulness Online- 50% discount ($69.50) with code: PODCAST2020

• #DontSuck Performance Journal (DontSuckBooks.com)


Show Information:

Website: http://mentalcast.com

Find Dan Mickle on social media and help start some conversations!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealDanMickle
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RealDanMickle
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/RealDanMickle

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Mental Cast - S2:E09 (Jay Hosack)

Mental Cast - S2:E09 (Jay Hosack)

November 9, 2020

Show: Season 2- Episode 09 (November 2020)
Host: Dan Mickle
Topic: Chat with Jay Hosack - George Mason Men's Volleyball Head Coach.


 In this episode, Dan has a conversation with Jay Hosack.  Jay and Dan's friendship goes back a few years and in this episode, they talk about the coaching ladder.  How to move up the coaching ranks and the interesting idea of SHOULD you move up in the coaching ranks.  It is great to hear how Jay made the decision to move from sunny California to across the country and Happy Valley.  There are also some great moments about key decisions in both Dan and Jays' coaching careers, like Jay getting the blessing from Penn State Head Coach, Mark Pavlik, to pursue a head coaching job.  This is a great informal chat between two friends.

*Production note:  There are some audio issues with the studio sound that we were unaware of until post-production.  We apologize.


Mentioned Pages and Highlights:

• George Mason University Men's Volleyball (Website)

• Danmickle.com (Website)

• 717SOUL.com (Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram)

• Mindfulness Online- 50% discount ($69.50) with code: PODCAST2020

• #DontSuck Performance Journal (DontSuckBooks.com)


Show Information:

Website: http://mentalcast.com

Find Dan Mickle on social media and help start some conversations!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealDanMickle
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RealDanMickle
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/RealDanMickle

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Mental Cast - S2:E08 (Claudio Reilsono)

Mental Cast - S2:E08 (Claudio Reilsono)

November 1, 2020

Show: Season 2- Episode 08 (November 2020)
Host: Dan Mickle
Topic: Chat with Claudio Reilsono - Carnegie Mellon Baseball Head Coach and Global Scouting Bureau 


 In this episode, Dan has a conversation with Claudio Reilsono.  Claudio is the head baseball coach of Carnegie Mellon University, a professional scout with the Global Scouting Bureau, public speaker, and author.  Dan and Claudio talk about the differences between coaching college and high school, what a good player is about, and a slew of other great issues.  We also discussed Claudio's new book "Lead from the Heart Up, not the Neck Up".  Ignore the random fire alarm in the one section, the guys powered through it :)


Mentioned Pages and Highlights:

• Claudio Reilsono (Website | Twitter )

• Book Link "Lead From the Heart up not the Neck up"

• Global Scouting Bureau (Website | Facebook)

• Danmickle.com (Website)

• 717SOUL.com (Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram)

• Mindfulness Online- 50% discount ($69.50) with code: PODCAST2020

• #DontSuck Performance Journal (DontSuckBooks.com)


Show Information:

Website: http://mentalcast.com

Find Dan Mickle on social media and help start some conversations!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealDanMickle
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RealDanMickle
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/RealDanMickle

Find Soul Performance Academy on social media, and spread the love!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/717SOUL
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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/717SOUL

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Mental Cast - S2:E07 (Karl France - Part 1)

Mental Cast - S2:E07 (Karl France - Part 1)

October 25, 2020

Show: Season 2- Episode 07 (October 2020)
Host: Dan Mickle
Topic: Chat with Karl France - NYU Men's Volleyball Assistant Coach (Part 1)


 In this episode, Dan has a conversation with Karl France.  Karl is the assistant men's volleyball coach at NYU.  Karl and Dan have a friendship that goes over many years, and this episode is the result of a casual conversation they had during the 2020 COVID-10 pandemic.  The discussion in this episode centers around the words "normal" and "average" and how they are often misunderstood or used too commonly.  Dan also opens up about his thoughts on the MJ, Kobe, LBJ debate.  There was just not enough to cover in this one session, so stay tuned for Part II of the chat.


Mentioned Pages and Highlights:

• Danmickle.com (Website)

• 717SOUL.com (Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram)

• Mindfulness Online- 50% discount ($69.50) with code: PODCAST2020

• #DontSuck Performance Journal (DontSuckBooks.com)


Show Information:

Website: http://mentalcast.com

Find Dan Mickle on social media and help start some conversations!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealDanMickle
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RealDanMickle
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/RealDanMickle

Find Soul Performance Academy on social media, and spread the love!
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Mental Cast - S2:E06 (Erik Weiss)

Mental Cast - S2:E06 (Erik Weiss)

September 20, 2020

Show: Season 2- Episode 06 (September 2020)
Host: Dan Mickle
Topic: Chat with Erik Weiss - Little League Baseball Umpire


 In this episode, Dan has a conversation with Erik Weiss.  Erik is a Little League umpire based in Stockton California.  We have had a lot of coaches and athletes on the show and thought it would be awesome to have an umpire on.  We talk about what it is like being a Little League umpire, dealing with the stress, the mental skills required, and the launch of his podcast "The Umpire Strikes Back" (link is below).  It was a great chat and full of amazing nuggets of information. 


Mentioned Pages and Highlights:

• The Umpire Strikes Back Podcast (Apple Podcast)

• The Umpire Strikes Back Facebook (Apple Podcast)

• Danmickle.com (Website)

• 717SOUL.com (Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram)

• Mindfulness Online- 50% discount ($69.50) with code: PODCAST2020

• #DontSuck Performance Journal (DontSuckBooks.com)


Show Information:

Website: http://mentalcast.com

Find Dan Mickle on social media and help start some conversations!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealDanMickle
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RealDanMickle
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/RealDanMickle

Find Soul Performance Academy on social media, and spread the love!
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Mental Cast - S2:E05 (Donnie Reeser - Part 2)

Mental Cast - S2:E05 (Donnie Reeser - Part 2)

August 13, 2020

Show: Season 2- Episode 05 (August 2020)
Host: Dan Mickle
Topic: Chat with Donnie Reeser - His Weight Loss Journey


 This episode has Dan sitting down with long time friend Donnie Reeser for part 2 of their conversation series.  This episode focuses on Donnie's incredible weight loss journey over there past year +.  Of course, there is some witty banter between the two as usual.  It should be noted that neither Dan nor Donnie are sharing this chat as a weight loss program or medical advice.  It is simply a look at how hard this journey has been and the challenges, both physical and mental, Donnie has had.

 


Mentioned Pages and Highlights:

• Danmickle.com (Website)

• 717SOUL.com (Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram)

• Mindfulness Online- 50% discount ($69.50) with code: PODCAST2020

• #DontSuck Performance Journal (DontSuckBooks.com)


Show Information:

Website: http://mentalcast.com

Find Dan Mickle on social media and help start some conversations!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealDanMickle
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RealDanMickle
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/RealDanMickle

Find Soul Performance Academy on social media, and spread the love!
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Mental Cast - S2:E04 (DJ Roueche)

Mental Cast - S2:E04 (DJ Roueche)

July 20, 2020

Show: Season 2- Episode 04 (July 2020)
Host: Dan Mickle
Topic: Chat with DJ Roueche - Lakers/AVP/Olympic DJ


 This episode is a blast.  Dan has a "sit down" with the always entertaining DJ (Jeremy) Roueche.  DJ Roueche is the current DJ for the Los Angeles Lakers, the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour, and one of the DJ for the Rio Beach Olympic games.  DJ Roueche is also 1/2 of the Suicide Doors, and amazing band based in the L.A. area.  They talk about life choices and crazy journeys.

 

A note from Dan: "DJ Roueche is such an awesome guy and an even better human being.  I have had the pleasure of playing sitting volleyball with him for the past 5 years, and it was great to have him on the back-to-back National Championship team.  We talk about how his crazy life even happened, those forks in the road that changed his life, and of course the gold medals we share.  It was a great chat!"

 


Mentioned Pages and Highlights:

• DJ Roueche Website (Website)

• DJ Roueche MixCloud (Website)

• DJ Roueche SoundCloud (Website)

• DJ Roueche Social Media (Facebook | Twitter | Instagram)

• The Suicide Doors (Website)

• Danmickle.com (Website)

• 717SOUL.com (Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram)

• Mindfulness Online- 50% discount ($69.50) with code: PODCAST2020

• #DontSuck Performance Journal (DontSuckBooks.com)


Show Information:

Website: http://mentalcast.com

Find Dan Mickle on social media and help start some conversations!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealDanMickle
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RealDanMickle
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/RealDanMickle

Find Soul Performance Academy on social media, and spread the love!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/717SOUL
Twitter: https://twitter.com/717SOUL
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/717SOUL

Download and Stream us!
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Mental Cast - S2:E03 (Kyle Wagner)

Mental Cast - S2:E03 (Kyle Wagner)

July 6, 2020

Show: Season 2- Episode 03 (July 2020)
Host: Dan Mickle
Topic: Chat with Kyle Wagner Baseball Guru and Educator


 This episode has Dan "sitting down" for a chat with Kyle Wagner.  Kyle is a former standout high school baseball player who went on to play Division 1 baseball at Wake Forrest and a year in the pros.  Kyle was part of the historic 2015 Red Land Little League team that wen on to win the United States Championship.  This is a chat that Dan has been wanting to have for a long time.  It is a great conversation about coaching youth and keeping sports fun.

A note from Dan: "I had the pleasure of going to high school and watching the 1990 Red Land HS team win a state championship.  Watching the progress of the RL Little League team in 2015 was amazing.  Kyle is always posting amazing coaching and education tips, and I knew I had to sit down with him. I hope everyone enjoys this as much as I do.  I can't wait to have him back on another episode.

 


Mentioned Pages and Highlights:

• How the RiverCats Won (Amazon Book)

• Green Light Hitting Book (Website)

• Green Light Hitting (Facebook)

• Danmickle.com (Website)

• 717SOUL.com (Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram)

• Mindfulness Online- 50% discount ($69.50) with code: PODCAST2020

• #DontSuck Performance Journal (DontSuckBooks.com)


Show Information:

Website: http://mentalcast.com

Find Dan Mickle on social media and help start some conversations!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealDanMickle
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RealDanMickle
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/RealDanMickle

Find Soul Performance Academy on social media, and spread the love!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/717SOUL
Twitter: https://twitter.com/717SOUL
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/717SOUL

Download and Stream us!
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Mental Cast - S2:E02 (Jen Fry)

Mental Cast - S2:E02 (Jen Fry)

June 22, 2020

Show: Season 2- Episode 02 (June 2020)
Host: Dan Mickle
Topic: Chat with Jen Fry of JenFryTalks.com


 In this second episode of season two, Dan "sits" down and chats with his good friend Jen Fry.  Jen is currently a Ph.D. student at Michigan State in Geography.  She travels the country (and the world) to spread the word of social justice education.  In a nutshell, she gets you uncomfortable to make you better.  This is a very candid talk on a lot of topics.  It is always a great time catching up with Jen.

*Production Note #1 - This episode was recorded on 5/27/2020, before the events of June 2020.

*Production Note #2 - There is a brief point in the podcast where the connection got a little crazy.  Sorry!


Mentioned Pages and Highlights:

• Jen Fry Talks (Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram)

•Danmickle.com (Website)

•717SOUL.com (Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram)

•Mindfulness Online- 50% discount ($69.50) with code: PODCAST2020

•#DontSuck Performance Journal (DontSuckBooks.com)


Show Information:

Website: http://mentalcast.com

Find Dan Mickle on social media and help start some conversations!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealDanMickle
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RealDanMickle
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/RealDanMickle

Find Soul Performance Academy on social media, and spread the love!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/717SOUL
Twitter: https://twitter.com/717SOUL
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/717SOUL

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Mental Cast - S2:E01 (Trevor Ragan)

Mental Cast - S2:E01 (Trevor Ragan)

June 1, 2020

Show: Season 2- Episode 01 (June 2020)
Host: Dan Mickle
Topic: Chat with Trevor Ragan of The Learner Lab (Season Premiere)


 In the Season 2 premiere, we sit down with Trevor Ragan from The Learner Lab.  I wanted to hear his story of going from the Midwest to Duke basketball to Train Ugly to the future.  Trevor has been on a lot of podcasts and the speaking circuit a lot recently, so I wanted to do something a little different and talk about him.  I had a great time and I think he enjoyed it as well.  Please check out all of his links below and give his great podcast a listen. 


Mentioned Pages and Highlights:

• The Learner Lab (Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Podcast | LinkedIn

•Danmickle.com (Website)

•717SOUL.com (Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram)

•Mindfulness Online- 50% discount ($69.50) with code: PODCAST2020

•#DontSuck Performance Journal (DontSuckBooks.com)


Show Information:

Website: http://mentalcast.com

Find Dan Mickle on social media and help start some conversations!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealDanMickle
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RealDanMickle
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/RealDanMickle

Find Soul Performance Academy on social media, and spread the love!
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/717SOUL
Twitter: https://twitter.com/717SOUL
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