Episode 20

Dick Gould: Coaching Elite Tennis Players

In our latest podcast, TeamSnap sits down with Dick Gould, one of the most successful colligiate coaches of all time. As coach of the Stanford tennis team, Gould led his program to 17 (yes, 17!) NCAA team championships over his 38-year career. Host Emily Cohen covers a variety of topics with Coach Gould, including the state of U.S. tennis, line calls in junior tennis, and what junior players can do to prepare for the next level. This podcast is jam packed with insights for athletes, parents, and especially coaches.

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TeamSnap Podcast host, Emily Cohen, dreams of living in a world where kids can enjoy sports for the pleasure of a well-hit ball, a faster time, or a corner goal – one without helicopter parents managing their every move. As a youth sports blogger, she’s been honored to write for TeamSnap for over half a decade, and now she’s taking her wit and wisdom to the airwaves with her new podcast that tackles issues relating to youth sports.

As a Cal grad and long-time Bay Area resident, Emily Cohen knows a thing or two about sports. With two very active teenage athletes, she is well-versed in bleacher-sitting and the conduct of sports parents – the good, the bad, and the ugly. Some topics close to her heart include sideline etiquette, injury prevention, and good old-fashioned sportsmanship.

When she’s not on the tennis court, at a game, or managing her kids’ teams, she’s writing snappy marketing copy for technology companies, walking her dog, or learning to play the drums.

Follow Emily’s podcasts and learn more about how to support your children in their athletic pursuits at podcast.teamsnap.com. You can also follow Emily on Twitter at @emilygcohen or email her at [email protected]


Release Date: Nov 12 2014