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The S.L.I.D.E. - Youth Baseball Podcast

Join Coach Jenn and Coach Aaron as they take you inside the chalklines to discuss youth baseball throughout the country! Each episode will include conversations with players, coaches, and experts in the world of Youth Baseball. Submit questions and guest nominations through social media. Catch You On the SLIDE!!!

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04 – Barrels and Bombs With Frankie Campos
In this episode, Coach Aaron is joined by Frankie Campos, a rising star in youth baseball renowned for his formidable hitting skills and unwavering positive attitude. Frankie’s journey to success in tournaments and acknowledgment from the prestigious Let Them Play baseball organization is a testament to his talent and dedication. Throughout the podcast, Frankie shares his infectious enthusiasm for baseball and his unwavering determination to achieve his dream of reaching the professional level. His perspective offers valuable insights into the world of youth baseball, highlighting the importance of skill development, maintaining a positive mindset, and embracing the love for the sport. Tune in as Frankie Campos embodies the essence of passion and perseverance in the pursuit of excellence on the diamond. Vincent Chapman, the dancing umpire for the Savannah Bananas joins the show to surprise Frankie. Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@theslidepodcastshow Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheSlidePodcast X: https://twitter.com/theslidepod LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/theslidepodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theslidepodcastshow/ Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com
36:31 2/23/24
03 – Power Hitter, Ethan Chan’s Baseball Journey
Ethan Chan, a resident of Southern California from Rancho Palos Verdes Estates, has been devoted to youth baseball for the past six years. He has actively participated in various tournaments and consistently strived to improve his game. Ethan’s perspective on youth baseball is shaped by his personal experiences, as well as California’s unique year-round playing season environment. He started playing baseball at the age of seven and quickly developed a passion for the sport. He won a Little League championship and played for two teams in the 14U age group. His love for the game is evident in his enjoyment of running down pop-ups, making diving catches, and robbing home runs. Ethan is currently transitioning from being a contact hitter to hitting for power, demonstrating his dedication and determination to excel in the sport as he grows as a player. Please email us for any questions or feedback. Help us grow!!! TheSlidePodcastShow@gmail.com Make sure to leave us a review!!!! Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@theslidepodcastshow Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheSlidePodcast X: https://twitter.com/theslidepod LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/theslidepodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theslidepodcastshow/ Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com
48:15 2/16/24
02 – Big E’s Interview with Coach Aaron
Join guest host Easton Close as he takes the helm of the SLIDE Podcast to interview the show’s host, Coach Aaron. In this intimate episode, Easton poses a range of questions, exploring the origins of the podcast and delving into Coach Aaron’s childhood memories. Together, they share personal experiences and reflect on the influential figures who have shaped their lives. Discover the power of human connection and the transformative impact of inspiration in this heartfelt conversation. Please email us for any questions or feedback. Help us grow!!! TheSlidePodcastShow@gmail.com Make sure to leave us a review!!!! Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@theslidepodcastshow Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheSlidePodcast X: https://twitter.com/theslidepod LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/theslidepodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theslidepodcastshow/ Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com
55:13 2/9/24
01 – The Sandlot Memories with Squints
The first episode in season 3 brings you The Sandlot Memories with Squints. Chauncey Leopardi joins the show with special guest hosts Nico Bustos and Brady Kotake to talk about his days on set filming the baseball classic, The Sandlot. Chauncey talks to the team about getting to know the cast, the best memories of filming the movie, and most of all about his big kiss with Wendy Peffercorn. This one is a must for all baseball fans! Until next time…We’ll Catch You On The SLIDE!  
58:50 2/1/24
65 – Wrapping Up Season ’23 with the Coaches
In this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, we delve into the fascinating world of youth sports, focusing on the critical aspects of mentorship, personal growth, and the new Braves Country program. Our hosts, Aaron and Jenn, bring their unique perspectives to the table. Aaron, with his infectious enthusiasm, sees youth sports as a valuable opportunity for personal development and is particularly excited about the potential of programs like Braves Country to enhance the experience for young athletes. Jenn, on the other hand, emphasizes the importance of mentorship and the mindset aspect of sports, which she believes can be applied to other areas of life, such as business and leadership. She also expresses excitement about the Braves Country program, which aims to keep kids engaged in recreational baseball. Join Aaron and Jenn on this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast as they explore these topics and more, sharing their insights and experiences. Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow
80:46 12/29/23
64 – Baseball Bros Dayne and Eli talk Baseball featuring special guests Tanner Thomas and Dalton Mauldin
Youth Baseball Passion Unleashed: Meet Dayne, Eli, and Surprise Guests Tanner Thomas & Dalton Mauldin! In this episode, we dive into the world of dedicated young athletes as Dayne, hailing from Knoxville, shares his journey from school teams to earning a coveted spot on the pro team, the Breakfast Bowl. Gain insights into Dayne’s perspective on friendship and dedication in youth baseball, shaped by his joyous experiences in the Breakfast Bowl. Eli, also from Knoxville, has been perfecting his skills on the diamond for seven years, harboring dreams of reaching the Major League Baseball or NFL. Explore Eli’s love for the game, fueled by camaraderie with friends and a passion for pitching, playing outfield, hitting, and running bases. But the excitement doesn’t stop there! Surprise guests Tanner Thomas (Savannah Party Animals) and Dalton Mauldin (Savannah Bananas) join the conversation to delight Eli and Dayne. Join us for an exhilarating discussion as these young athletes open up about their experiences, dreams, and unbridled love for the game of baseball. #YouthBaseball #DreamsUnleashed #BaseballPassion Please email us for any questions or feedback. Help us grow!!! TheSlidePodcastShow@gmail.com Make sure to leave us a review!!!! Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow #baseball #youthbaseball #sports #teamwork #friendship #dedication #passion #baseballlove #baseballplayers #podcast #theslidepodcastshow #catchyouontheslide #savannahbananas #savannahpartyanimals #gobananas  
42:18 12/15/23
63 – Brotherhood and Baseball with The Steelbroz
Stryker, Maverick, Cannon, and Missile are four brothers who share a passion for sports, particularly baseball. Stryker, the eldest, is seen as the head of the group and is responsible for most of the household chores, while also navigating the complexities of sibling dynamics and honing his skills on the baseball field. Maverick, despite playing on a different team than his brother Cannon, showcases his dedication to sports, creating a unique situation for their mother when it comes to supporting her sons during their games. Cannon, a versatile player, shares a passion for sports with his brothers and finds common ground with his teammate Stryker, as they work together to improve their baseball skills. Missile, the youngest, brings a unique energy to the team, earning him the reputation of being the “crazy” one. Their experiences and perspectives on sibling dynamics and experiences in youth baseball transition are shaped by their shared passion for the sport and the competition and occasional conflicts that arise among them. Join Aaron, Taylor, Stryker, Maverick, Cannon, and Missile on this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast to delve deeper into their experiences and perspectives. Please email us for any questions or feedback. Help us grow!!! TheSlidePodcastShow@gmail.com Make sure to go leave us a review!!!! Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow #youthbaseball #brothersinbaseball #siblingdynamics #familybonding #baseballpassion #teamwork #sportslove #baseballskills #siblingrelationships #youthsports #thesteelbroz #theslidepodcastshow #catchyouontheslide
44:02 12/8/23
62 – TrippDog, The Swiftie, with MLB Dreams
TrippDog is a young and talented baseball player who has been refining his skills since he was three years old. His passion for baseball is evident in his dedication to a rigorous training regimen, which includes speed training with a parachute and regular workouts. TrippDog’s talent and hard work have led him to play for teams like the Port City Pelicans and the Extreme Braves in Miami. In this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, join Aaron and TrippDog as they dive into his journey as a baseball player. TrippDog shares his experiences, challenges, and triumphs, giving listeners a glimpse into the life of a dedicated athlete. He talks about his inspiration from MLB player Trey Turner and his aspirations to make it to the MLB. TrippDog also discusses his excitement about the opportunity to play in the prestigious Cooperstown tournament in 2024 and 2025. This tournament is a significant milestone for young baseball players, and TrippDog shares his goals and dreams for his performance in the tournament. But it’s not all about baseball in this episode. TrippDog surprises listeners with his hidden talent – singing! He treats the audience to a few of his favorite Taylor Swift songs, showcasing his versatility and passion beyond the baseball field! Please email us for any questions or feedback. Help us grow!!! TheSlidePodcastShow@gmail.com Make sure to go leave us a review!!!! Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow #baseball #sports #training #MLB #speedandagility #journey #athletics #LSU #Cooperstown #aspirations #taylorswift #swiftie #Theslidepodcastshow  
39:34 12/1/23
61 – Dylans Dream: From California Sandlots to a Cal State Titan
Dylan Smith, a talented high school baseball player from West High School in Twins, California, has a unique perspective on youth baseball, college recruitment, and emotional management in sports. His experiences, including receiving four college recruitment offers and winning back-to-back championships in his local pony league, have shaped his understanding of the importance of self-control, physical preparation, and composure in the sport. Dylan emphasizes the significance of managing oneself and controlling emotions, as scouts and fans take notice of composure on the field. He also highlights the importance of physical preparation for recruitment. Join Aaron and Jenn as they delve deeper into these topics with Dylan Smith on this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast. #youthbaseball #collegerecruitment #emotionalmanagement #sports #selfcontrol #physicalpreparation #composure #scouts #collegechoice #emotions #Theslidepodcastshow #CatchyouontheSlide Please email us for any questions or feedback. Help us grow!!! TheSlidePodcastShow@gmail.com Make sure to go leave us a review!!!! Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow
37:07 11/21/23
60 – Arsenal Baseball Takes On The World
On this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, join Aaron, Allie, Jenn, and a group of passionate individuals Sammy, Micah, Ryan, Coach Devo, Michael, Mikey, Cam, Cooper, and Coach John with diverse backgrounds in youth baseball as they discuss the importance of promoting joy, growth, and sportsmanship in the sport. In this episode, you will hear from: – Sammy, a respectful player who stopped doing bat flips to show respect to the opposing pitcher, demonstrating his dedication to sportsmanship. – Micah, a versatile player who uses his platform to raise awareness for breast cancer, showcasing his commitment to using baseball for good. – Ryan, a former professional player, and Coach Devo, a seasoned coach, both emphasizing a positive and inclusive environment in youth baseball. – Michael and Mikey, both players, who are guided by their coaches to instill values of teamwork, perseverance, and fair play. – Cam, a dedicated player, and Cooper, a committed player, both contributing to their teams’ successes while promoting joy, growth, and sportsmanship. – Coach John, a dedicated coach, who focuses on enhancing players’ understanding of baseball while emphasizing joy, growth, and sportsmanship. Tune in to this episode to gain insights from these individuals and learn more about their perspectives on promoting joy, growth.  
92:54 11/13/23
59 – Diamonds to the Business World -Taylor and Shae
On this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, hosts Aaron and Allie are joined by Taylor and Shae, driven entrepreneurs and co-founders of TNS Athletics. Together, they explore the world of baseball from a unique perspective, discussing roles, techniques, and female involvement in the sport. Taylor, inspired by the lack of options for girls in the baseball community, firmly believes that girls can excel in baseball and even outperform boys. She attributes resistance to traditional gender stereotypes and societal expectations as the main obstacles for female athletes in the sport. Shae, a passionate baseball player, brings her wealth of experience to the discussion. As a pitcher, she shares her favorite players, their skills, and her own experiences on the field. With a deep understanding of different positions and techniques in baseball, Shae’s passion for the game shines through. Join Aaron and Allie as they delve into these perspectives with Taylor and Shae #baseball #girlsinsports #femaleempowerment #catcher #pitcher #littleleague #travelball #customglovedesign #umpireinteractions #hearingloss
80:10 11/3/23
58 – The Baseball Eras Show w/ Richard and Nico
In this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, hosts Aaron and Allie are joined by Richard and Nico, a father-son duo who have been deeply involved in Nico’s baseball journey. Richard, a former baseball player himself, recognized Nico’s love for the sport and supported him in pursuing it. However, a toxic coaching environment in a previous league led Richard to seek a better environment for Nico, ultimately leading to a positive transition to travel baseball. Nico, despite facing challenges in his previous league, found renewed passion and confidence in the game thanks to the exceptional coaching in his new team. This father-son duo’s experiences highlight the importance of good coaching in shaping a young athlete’s confidence and love for the game. #baseballjourney #coaching #mentorship #toxiccoaching #freshstart #playcatch #meetingcelebrities #dodgersfan #savannahbananas #favoritebaseballmovie #taylorswift #swiftie #theslidepodcastshow
94:19 10/28/23
57 – Chores vs. Chords: Tyler’s Falcone’s Musical Journey
On this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, join Aaron, Jenn, and Tyler as they delve into Tyler’s unique journey of juggling baseball, household responsibilities, and his passion for music. Tyler, a native of Boiling Springs, Spartanburg, shares his perspective on how his experiences with baseball and music have shaped his journey, as well as the challenges he faces at home. Despite the burdensome chores and responsibilities imposed on him by his parents, Tyler’s dedication to his musical passion continues to grow stronger. He shares his struggles with finding time to practice the drums and his desire to learn guitar, while also balancing his commitments to baseball. As he contemplates quitting baseball, Tyler explores the impact this decision would have on his pursuit of his musical interests. Join Aaron, Jenn, and Tyler as they discuss the complexities of balancing multiple passions and responsibilities. #musicpassion #householdresponsibilities #balancingact #drummingjourney #ironmaidenfan #musicalpassion #familychores #concertexperience #drummingendurance #jugglingresponsibilities   x0tt8REidzkINGbBjiTW
57:48 10/20/23
56 – A Brothers Bond w/ Logan and AJ Wydra
Logan and AJ are two individuals who have faced numerous challenges and achieved success in their baseball journeys. Logan, diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome at a young age, found his passion for baseball and was inspired by AJ’s skills on the field. Despite his condition, Logan’s determination and love for the game have propelled him forward, proving that perseverance can lead to success. On the other hand, AJ, a talented baseball player, has overcome many obstacles to achieve his success, including competing against older and more experienced players. His determination and skill have caught the attention of many, and he remains open to any opportunity that comes his way. In this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, join Aaron, Logan, and AJ as they delve deeper into their journeys of overcoming challenges and achieving success in baseball. Tune in to The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast #baseball #successstories #perseverance #challenges #TouretteSyndrome #anxietymanagement #childhoodmemories #podcast #baseballjourney #supportiveparents Please email us for any questions or feedback. Help us grow!!! TheSlidePodcastShow@gmail.com Make sure to go leave us a review!!!! Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow
65:11 10/13/23
55 – An Unscripted View From Behind Home Plate -Truman Moore
Truman Moore is a talented 7th-grade youth baseball player with a passion for the game and a dream to play in the Major Leagues. Truman’s perspective on his youth baseball team is shaped by his active participation in player interviews and his personal interests, which extend beyond the diamond to include history and music. He started playing baseball at a young age and has since developed a strategic approach to pitching, focusing on ground balls rather than strikeouts. His dedication to the sport is evident in his participation in a pitch hit and run contest, where he advanced to the second round, and his aspiration to play college baseball at Vanderbilt University. Join Aaron and Truman Moore on this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast as they delve deeper into Truman’s experiences and aspirations both on and off the field.   #baseball #youthsports #dreambig #pitching #catcherlife #history #inspiration #MLB #superheroes #podcast Please email us for any questions or feedback. Help us grow!!! TheSlidePodcastShow@gmail.com Make sure to go leave us a review!!!! Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow
34:26 10/6/23
54 – Life With Alvin
On this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, join hosts Aaron and Jenn as they sit down with Alvin, a Mississippi native with a deep love and passion for baseball. Alvin’s involvement in the world of baseball started at a young age, thanks to his grandfather’s influence and his own dedication to the sport. Throughout the episode, Alvin shares his experiences and insights, showcasing his versatility on the field as he played multiple positions. His aspiration to make it to the MLB is evident, and his perspective on the game is undeniably positive and enthusiastic. Listeners can expect to hear fascinating baseball stories, valuable tips, and player highlights as the hosts and Alvin delve into the world of America’s favorite pastime. Whether you’re a die-hard baseball fan or simply curious about the sport, this episode is sure to entertain and educate. #baseball #funagain #playerstories #coachtips #fishing #baseballcareer #theyips #playingabroad #taekwondo #DionSanders
53:52 9/29/23
53 – Veronica Alvarez’s Coaching Philosophy and Advocacy for Women in Baseball
Veronica Alvarez, a highly respected coach in the world of baseball, joins Aaron and Allie on this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast. Known for her unique coaching philosophy and unwavering advocacy for women in the sport, Alvarez brings a strong sense of discipline and teamwork to her coaching approach. In this episode, listeners can expect to hear: – Her perspective on coaching philosophy and why she believes visibility and representation are crucial for young girls in baseball – The importance of highlighting and showcasing girls and women in the sport to inspire and empower the next generation – Alvarez’s dedication to creating a web of advocacy that opens doors for young girls in various aspects of the game, including college recruitment Join Aaron and Allie as they delve deeper into Veronica Alvarez’s coaching philosophy and advocacy for women in baseball. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in the intersection of sports, gender equality, and empowerment. #baseball #coaching #womeninsports #youthbaseball #girlsinsports #representationmatters #softball #MLB #teamusa #advocacy
90:31 9/22/23
52 – Ruling The World with USA Baseball Player -Denae Benites
On this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, hosts Aaron and Allie are joined by Olivia, Evyr, and Denae, three dedicated athletes who have been deeply involved in the world of baseball from a young age. Olivia, Evyr, and Denae share their personal experiences and insights into the challenges and triumphs of women’s baseball. Olivia, who has firsthand experience in women’s baseball, believes in the power of positivity and self-belief, and is determined to improve the exposure and recognition of women in the sport. Denae, a member of the women’s national team for USA Baseball, draws inspiration from her mentors and is driven by a desire to break barriers and push the boundaries for women in baseball. Throughout the episode, the guests discuss the progress being made in women’s baseball, but also highlight the need for more visibility and opportunities for women players. #WomensBaseball #BaseballVsSoftball #VisibilityMatters #CatcherCare #LoveForBaseball #YoungPlayers #OvercomingStruggles #MentorsAndInspirations #BreakingBarriers #WomenInSports  
46:47 9/15/23
51 – The Ball Girls: The Girls of Summer
The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast is a show dedicated to exploring the diverse world of baseball. Hosted by Aaron, Allie, Jenn, and a group of passionate baseball players, this podcast aims to promote diversity within the sport and inspire others with their stories and experiences. In this episode, we join Micky, Anna Belle, Adeline, Lilah, Olivia, Evyr, Makena, Julie, GiGi, Caylie, and others as they discuss their love for baseball and their dedication to promoting diversity within the sport. Each guest brings their unique perspective and shares their personal experiences, shedding light on the challenges and opportunities they have encountered. Tune In to hear about their trip to Cooperstown, NY and how they came together as a team to make an amazing run through Week 11 tournament brackets. #baseball #diversityinbaseball #podcast #ballgirls #baseballplayers #travel #pickuplines #foodie #collegechoices #comebackgame
92:18 9/8/23
50 – The AAG Chronicles: Logan’s Message
During this All American Games clip, Logan joins Coach Aaron to talk about his amazing weekend but also wants to leave a message for any listeners out there struggling with Tourettes! “So I’m a good baseball player, and what I wanted to share with you guys is that my condition is that I have Tourette’s. I wanted to let all those people know that I have Tourette’s, that you can do whatever you want and whatever you want.” Logan approached Coach Aaron after the closing ceremonies and asked if he could give a message to youth players and parents all over the nation!!! Make sure to listen to Logans and Aarons conversation. Logan will be returning to The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast for a full interview soon!!! Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow
07:09 9/7/23
49 – The AAG Chronicles: Building Camaraderie and Managing Egos In Youth Baseball -Coaches Hampton and Richard
On this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, hosts Aaron and Jenn sit down with Hampton and Richard, two passionate coaches with over four years of experience in youth baseball tournaments. Hampton brings a unique perspective to coaching, focusing on building camaraderie with the team, managing egos, and maintaining excitement by taking breaks from coaching. With his background as a college student coach and former high school baseball player, Hampton shares his insights on the challenges and rewards of coaching. Richard, who also played baseball in high school, believes in prioritizing the players and creating a fun and enjoyable experience for them. He values the presence of college student coaches and emphasizes the importance of dealing with parents effectively. In this episode, Aaron and Jenn delve deeper into these perspectives with Hampton and Richard. They discuss the different approaches to coaching, the importance of building relationships with players, and strategies for managing parents. Listeners will gain valuable insights into the world of youth baseball coaching and how to create a positive and rewarding experience for young athletes. #baseball #coaching #youthsports #teamwork #parenting #umpires #basketball #playerdevelopment #girlsbaseball #tournament
27:14 9/7/23
48 – The AAG Chronicles: Rivalry, and Aspirations for the Future with Chandler and Colton
On this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, hosts Aaron and Jenn sit down with Chandler and Colton, two dedicated young baseball players from the Virginia area. Chandler, a versatile player with dreams of playing college baseball, and Colton, a catcher with a deep understanding of the game, bring a wealth of experience and passion to the topic of sports. In this episode, Chandler and Colton share their perspectives on their favorite players and teams, discussing what makes them stand out and why they admire them. They also talk about their aspirations for the future, including their dreams of playing at the college level and potentially entering the MLB. The hosts and guests delve into the experiences that have shaped Chandler and Colton’s views on the game, from participating in prestigious tournaments to playing multiple sports. They discuss how these experiences have fueled their passion for baseball and influenced their approach to the game. Additionally, Chandler and Colton open up about their plans for higher education and their friendly rivalry. Colton believes he would win Rookie of the Year if they both entered the MLB at the same time, adding an element of friendly competition to their conversation. Join Aaron and Jenn as they explore these topics and more with Chandler and Colton, gaining insights into the world of #baseball #sports #youthsports #tournament #MyrtleBeach #softball #versatility #wiffleball #favoriteplayers #MLB
27:14 9/7/23
47 – The Power of Passion: Insights from a Father-Son Duo -Jamaal & Jaren
On this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, hosts Aaron and Jenn sit down with Jamaal and Jaren, a father-son duo with a deep-rooted passion for youth baseball. Jamaal, a dedicated high school baseball coach, has transformed a struggling baseball program into a regional powerhouse, showcasing his commitment to his community and his talent for developing young players. Inspired by his father’s success, Jaren has gained invaluable experience playing on his father’s youth travel team and aspires to make a lasting impact on the sport. In this episode, Aaron and Jenn explore the challenges and dynamics of coaching youth baseball with Jamaal and Jaren. Here’s what you can expect to hear: – Jamaal’s journey as a high school baseball coach and how he turned a struggling program into a regional powerhouse. – The importance of dedication, pride, and creating a positive environment for young players. – Jaren’s experience playing on his father’s youth travel team and his aspirations for the future. – Insights and advice from Jamaal and Jaren on coaching youth baseball and making a lasting impact on young players. – The challenges and rewards of coaching youth sports and the impact it can have on a community. Tune in to this episode #coaching #youthbaseball #youthsoftball #travelball #catchers #softballleague #improvement #graduatingseniors #MyrtleBeach #springsports
62:13 9/6/23
46 – The AAG Chronicles: Weston Stalls: A Versatile Player and Natural Leader
Weston Stalls, a versatile player and natural leader in the world of baseball, joins Aaron and Jenn on this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast. With nearly a decade of experience and a strong academic record, Weston brings unique insights to the table. In this episode, listeners can expect to hear: – Weston’s ability to excel in multiple positions on the field, including shortstop and pitcher. – How Weston’s strong work ethic has shaped his perspective on being a young athlete in the age of social media and sponsorships. – The challenges and rewards of playing wherever his coach needs him. – Weston’s experience coaching first base during a game and how it showcases his leadership skills. – The importance of maintaining good grades while pursuing a passion for baseball. Join Aaron and Jenn as they delve deeper into Weston Stalls’ journey and gain valuable insights from his experiences in the world of baseball. #baseball #athlete #leadership #versatility #collegeaspirations #MLBTheShow #utilityplayer #podcast #interview #insights
21:47 9/5/23
45 – The AAG Chronicles: The Love for the Game: Harper’s Softball Story
On this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, join Aaron as he sits down with Harper, a gifted softball player from Hannahan, South Carolina. Harper’s passion for the sport started at a young age, and her years of experience and versatility as a player have given her unique insights into her softball journey and hitting prowess. Harper shares her experiences playing multiple positions including catcher, first base, and pitcher, and how these experiences have shaped her as a player. Despite the challenges of playing with unfamiliar teammates and coaches in tournaments, Harper remains focused and open to learning, always striving for improvement. Throughout the episode, Harper’s love for the sport shines through as she discusses her dedication and commitment to softball. Her ability to stay grounded and humble despite her success is truly inspiring. She also shares some of her most memorable moments on the field, including hitting home runs and grand slams. Whether you’re a softball enthusiast or simply interested in hearing about someone’s journey in a competitive sport, this episode is sure to captivate you. Join Aaron and Harper as they delve into the world of softball and explore the passion, dedication, and skill required to excel in the game. #softball #softballplayer #softballjourney #softballlife #hitting #homeruns #grandslams #walkoutsong #CJBeatty #sports Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow #softball #softballplayer #softballjourney #softballlife #hitting #homeruns #grandslams #walkoutsong #CJBeatty #sports
08:33 9/5/23
44 – Beyond the Game: CJ Beatty’s Influence On and Off the Field
On this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, hosts Aaron and Jakob sit down with CJ Beatty, a former college baseball player and motivational speaker, to discuss his impact on the changing landscape of youth baseball. CJ Beatty, after a successful college career and a stint with the St. Louis Cardinals, has used his platform to advocate for change in youth baseball and softball. He believes that players should strive to learn and excel at multiple positions, increasing their value to a team. Beatty also criticizes the current coaching landscape, stating that the wrong people are often in coaching positions. In this episode, listeners can expect to hear: – CJ Beatty’s personal journey as a college baseball player and his time with the St. Louis Cardinals – How Beatty has used his platform to advocate for change in youth baseball and softball – The importance of players learning and excelling at multiple positions – Beatty’s criticisms of the current coaching landscape and his ideas for improvement – Insights from Beatty’s ongoing engagement with young athletes through his social media platforms and speaking engagements Tune in to this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast to gain unique insights from CJ Beatty on the changing landscape of baseball #baseball #youthbaseball #coaching #motivation #sports #golf #attitude #selfconfidence #collegebaseball #motivationalspeaking
71:06 9/1/23
43 – The AAG Chronicles: Chasing Dreams: Jayda’s Road to Collegiate Softball
On this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, join hosts Aaron and Jenn as they sit down with Jayda, a dedicated athlete who has carved out an impressive journey in the world of softball. Jayda’s unique perspective on her journey is one of unwavering passion, dedication, and a desire to inspire younger girls. Despite softball not being a popular sport in her area, Jayda has shown remarkable determination by traveling to find competitive teams and setting her sights on playing at the collegiate level. Her focus remains undeterred by the attention given to basketball, a sport in which she also excels. In this inspiring episode, you’ll discover: – Jayda’s early experiences in baseball and how she found her true passion in softball – The challenges she faced in pursuing softball in an area where it wasn’t widely played – How Jayda’s unwavering passion and dedication have fueled her journey – The importance of inspiring younger girls and showing them that dreams can be achieved through hard work and determination – Jayda’s insights on balancing multiple sports and excelling in both softball and basketball If you’re looking for a story of determination, passion, and inspiration, this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast #softball #athlete #inspiration #dedication #dreams #sports #collegebound #teamwork #coaching #future Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow
27:48 8/31/23
42 – The AAG Chronicles: Left-Handed Catching: A Unique Perspective on Baseball -Jaxen Deming
On this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, join hosts Aaron and Jenn as they sit down with Jaxen Deming, a seasoned baseball player from Missouri. Jaxen’s deep involvement in the sport since he was three years old has given him unique insights into baseball, including positions, techniques, and equipment. Jaxen’s extensive experience as a left-handed catcher and his participation in events like the Home Run Derby have shaped his knowledge of the game. He shares his expertise on various aspects of baseball, from the different positions on the field to the techniques used by players. Jaxen also discusses the importance of equipment in the game, highlighting his own choice of a 31-inch composite bat from Eastern. Beyond the game itself, Jaxen’s passion for baseball extends to its rich history. He delves into the Steroid era of 1994, providing insights and perspectives on this controversial period in baseball. His love for the sport is evident in his ability to hit home runs from both sides of the plate, showcasing his skill and dedication. #baseball #leftycatcher #homeruns #baseballhistory #steroidera #myrtlebeach #baseballyouthallamericangames #battypes #compositebat #sports Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow  
16:55 8/31/23
41 – The Road to the Big Leagues: Brady Kotake’s Pursuit of Baseball Greatness
Brady Kotake, a talented and versatile baseball player from Las Vegas, shares his insights and experiences on being a successful baseball player in this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast. Brady emphasizes the importance of practice, hard work, and having a supportive team in order to excel in the sport. In this episode, you will learn: – Brady’s journey in honing his baseball skills over the past two years – The unique insights and perspectives Brady brings to the game – The importance of loving the grind and putting in the necessary work to succeed – How Brady values the guidance and support he receives from his peers during practice – Brady’s favorite position on the field and why he enjoys playing shortstop – His confidence in his arm strength, rating it as an eight and a half out of ten – Brady’s ultimate goal of making it to the MLB and being drafted by the Atlanta Braves Join Aaron, Chandler, and Brady Kotake on this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast to gain valuable insights into the world of baseball and to hear about Brady’s journey and aspirations in the sport. Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow #baseball #athlete #sports #MLB #LasVegas #practice #hardwork #teamwork #dreams #inspiration
36:48 8/30/23
40 – The AAG Chronicles: Maddy and Ava’s Stories of Passion, Commitment, and Success
On this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast, hosts Aaron and Jenn sat down with Maddy and Ava, two accomplished softball players with a strong commitment to the sport. Both Maddy and Ava share their unique perspectives on commitment and success in softball, emphasizing the importance of finding happiness and fulfillment in the process. Tune in to this episode of The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast to gain valuable insights from Maddy and Ava, and discover how their perspectives on commitment and success in softball can inspire and motivate both players and fans alike. Connect with The S.L.I.D.E. Podcast: Please email us for any questions or feedback. Help us grow!!! TheSlidePodcastShow@gmail.com Make sure to leave us a review!!!! Website: www.theslidepodcastshow.com Https://linktr.ee/theslidepodcastshow Facebook: @theslidepodcast Instagram: @theslidepodcastshow TikTok: @theslidepodcastshow Twitter: @theslidepod LinkedIn: @theslidepodcastshow #softball #leadership #realestate #pitchingskills #collegesoftball #womencoaching #sportspsychology #fastball #changeup #riseball
32:43 8/29/23