From The First Chair Podcast

Episode 44 (EN) - Summer Lessons with Thierry and Frank

October 2, 2019
In this guestless episode, Frank & Thierry discuss their various summer engagements and what they learned through these enriching experiences.
 
(1:14) - Have you listened to most of our episodes released this summer with stellar guests?
 
(2:30) - What did Frank do this summer in terms of coaching?
 
(6:31) - What did Thierry do this summer in terms of coaching?
 
(10:08) - Why should all coaches participate in a summer program?
 
(11:37) - What are Thierry's main takeaways from the summer?
 
(12:20) - Why is planning so important?
 
(16:40) - Is physical preparation the biggest limiting factor with summer programs?
 
(20:40) - Why is connecting with coaches and athletes so critical?
 
(24:50) - What is the impact of open communication?
 
(26:48) - Is there a gap with serving and defending with our male provincial athletes and what can be done about it?
 
(35:15) - What are Frank's main takeaways from the summer?
 
(35:45) - What is Frank's favourite book of the summer?
 
(38:09) - How the Team Ontario values can impact athletes and coaches? 
 
(39:09) - Is recovery equally important for coaches?
 
(41:40) - Why being a mentor is so conducive to being a learner?
 
(45:25) - Why is changing so difficult?
 
(48:08) - How can one individual impact a big system like the OVA summer programs?
 
(50:38) - What are a few things coach St-Denis will particularly focus on in the coming club and school season?
 
(53:08) - What are a few things coach Lavigne will particularly focus on in the coming club and school season?