John O'Sullivan

#169 How Do We Get 40 Million Kids Back to Playing Sports Safely?: Bill Kerig from GreatCoach.com has some answers

#169 How Do We Get 40 Million Kids Back to Playing Sports Safely?: Bill Kerig from GreatCoach.com has some answers

This week on the Way of Champions Podcast, we welcome Bill Kerig, founder and CEO of GreatCoach.com. Bill Kerig was a collegiate ice hockey player as well as a professional skier. In addition to Great Coach, he founded the sports fundraising platform RallyMe and was the COO of the extreme sports portal LevelRed as well as the medical informatics platform HealthRight. He has produced network television at two Olympics and commentated the ESPN X Games. He has written, produced and directed feature films and documentaries and written three books. He currently lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he coaches multiple ice hockey teams every season.   You can find him on Twitter @billkerig or email him at bill.kerig@greatcoach.com   Highlights from the Podcast: How Bill originally built the platform of “RallyMe” to raise money for sports participation Bill shares a pivotal moment for him at a young student-athlete’s funeral Have you ever googled your kid’s coach? How to message an athlete and be in compliance with Safe Sport? What does compliance mean in a post-pandemic world? How do we keep kids safe upon return to play? Bill explains why he believes this is such an important topic   Resources Mentioned GreatCoach.com Sports Fundraising Platform    Help Support the Podcast! Become a Podcast Champion! …and get FREE access to ALL of our online courses.    If you love the podcast, we would love for you to become a Podcast Champion, (https://www.patreon.com/wayofchampions) for as little as a cup of coffee per month (OK, its a Venti Mocha), to help us up the ante and provide even better interviews, better sound, and an overall enhanced experience. Plus, as a $10 per month Podcast Super-Champion, you will have access to never before released and bonus material, including:  Downloadable transcripts of the podcasts, so you don't have to crash your car trying to take notes! A monthly discussion with John, James, Jerry, and other special guests talking about the previous month's episodes and answering some of the FAQs we received that month A code to get free access to our online course called "Coaching Mastery," usually a $97 course, but yours for free for becoming a patron. Access to an online community of coaches like you who are dedicated listeners of the podcast, and will be able to answer your questions and share their coaching experiences.   Thank you for all your support these past two years, and a special big thank you to all of you who become part of our inner circle, our patrons, who will enable us to take our podcast to the next level. https://www.patreon.com/wayofchampions

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