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Thriving Teams with Kevin Eastman

Thriving teams with Kevin Eastman

This week my co-host, Professor Eric Knight and I are joined by Kevin Eastman. Kevin Eastman is an American Basketball coach. He started coaching in 1978 progressing through assistant roles to become the Head coach of Belmont Abbey College. He then went on to lead the lead Washington State University and then the University of North […]

Thriving Teams with Shane Mcleod

Thriving team with Shane Mcleod

This week my co-host, Professor Eric Knight and I continue our exploration of Thriving Teams with Shane Mcleod. Shane Mcleod is a former New Zealand hockey player and now coach. He transitioned into coaching while still playing, and coached teams in Europe before becoming the Belgium Women’s team coach in 2002. In 2007 he moved back […]

Thriving Teams with Ben Darwin

Thriving teams with Ben Darwin

This week my co-host, Professor Eric Knight and I continue our exploration of Thriving Teams with Ben Darwin. Ben Darwin is a former Australian Rugby Union player who represented his country 28 times. He retired at the age of 27 after a neck injury and moved in to coaching before co-founding Gain Line Analytics, a company […]

Thriving Teams with Jill McIntosh

Thriving teams will Jill McIntosh

This week my co-host, Professor Eric Knight and I continue our exploration of Thriving Teams with the Great Coach Jill McIntosh Jill McIntosh is a former Australian National netball player and team coach. As a player she won the 1983 World Championship and then coached the national team to the championship in 1995 and 1999, as […]

Thriving Teams

Thriving Teams

In 2022 we were talking with 2 of the great coaches we have interviewed over a coffee, Eddie Jones and Neil Craig, as we got up to leave they challenged with an idea; so many sports coaches have models to illustrate what they think high performing teams do, why not compare them against what the […]

Liam Sheedy

Lian Sheedy

Liam is a former Irish Hurling player and now Coach. Liam played 13 senior games with Tipperary over 10 years. He retired in 1999 and in 2002 began coaching Tipperary youth teams. In 2007 he was appointed senior coach, and in 2010 he led to team to their 26th All Ireland Victory. Liam then took a […]

Graham Henry

Graham Henry

Graham Henry is a Rugby Union Coach. Graham Henry started coaching in 1975 while teaching at Auckland Grammar school. His coaching and teaching continued and in 1993 he was to win the first of 4 consecutive Provincial Championships with Auckland. In 1996 he resigned as a headmaster to take up full time coaching with the […]

Tim Sheens

Tim Sheens

Our Great Coach on this episode is Tim Sheens. Tim Sheens is an Australian Rugby League coach. He played 166 games for the Penrith Panthers and then moved in to coaching in 1984. He coached the Canberra Raiders to Premierships, in 1989, 90 and 94 and then in 2005 led the Wests Tigers to the […]