Entries by Jack Skille

Jack Skille Show Season 2, Episode 6: Season finale

Throughout season 2 of the show we’ve shared different perspectives on transitions. We’ve talked with people in different situations and on different paths. But over and over again the same themes start to emerge. On this week’s episode we bring things together by discussing some key takeaways and common themes from the season.

Jack Skille Show Season 2, Episode 4: Blake Geoffrion on sudden change

Sometimes transitions are planned, other times they just happen. Blake Geoffrion’s was on the path to stardom when his professional hockey career came to an abrupt end with one hit. On this week’s episode of the Jack Skille Show he talks about his career and how he had to suddenly change course to find new […]

Jack Skille Show Episode 10: Season finale

On Episode 10, we wrap up season 1 by looking back at our past episodes, and what we learned from talking to Olympians, NHL captains, elite coaches, and my father. In addition, we share our key thoughts on development and put together a checklist for what to look for in a successful development program.

Jack Skille Show Episode 9: Steve Myrland on adaptable athletes

On Episode 9 of the Jack Skille Show we are joined by my former athletic development coach and mentor in all things physical Steve Myrland. After a long career with collegiate and NHL coaching experience, Steve Myrland always operates against the grain, and his approach provides a needed balance when discussing how to develop athletes. On this episode we talk about his background, training philosophy, and approach to developing athletes young and old.

Jack Skille Show Episode 8: Jonathan Garcia overcomes the odds

On Episode 8 of the Jack Skille Show we are joined by Olympian Jonathan Garcia. Growing up in Houston, he somehow found his way into speed skating and two Olympic teams. He shares his journey and development, as well as his impressions on hockey since starting to get involved in the sport.