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.
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Often, the longer you do something, the harder it is to stop. Molly Engstrom was at the top of women’s hockey for more than a decade, wining two Olympic medals and four world titles. When it finally came time to retire, it was painful to let go of the one thing she knew well in […]
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 […]
On this week’s show John Mitchell discusses his NHL career, plus the difficulties of deciding when and how to move on.
On episode 5 of the Jack Skille Show, we are joined by former NHL star Mike Fisher. He talks about his decision to retire, finding purpose outside of hockey, transitioning to a new life, and starting his own brand.
To kick off season 2, we sit down to share our tips, stories, and lessons learned about transitions and post-career identity.
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.
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.
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.
On Episode 7 of the Jack Skille Show we are joined by Craig Smith of the Nashville Predators. A fellow Madison native, Craig’s journey to the pros took many unique turns. He walks us through what it took to make it to the top.