Flying Coach With Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll

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Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll discuss their respective coaching and leadership experiences, how they run their teams, where the NBA and NFL overlap and differ, and the formative influences in their careers.

Episode Date
Senator Cory Booker on NCAA Reform, Speaking on the Senate Floor, the Criminal Justice System, and Fighting for a Better America
4420
Steve and Pete provide updates on the upcoming NBA and NFL seasons before welcoming Senator Cory Booker to discuss player exploitation in the NCAA, his fight for criminal justice reform, expanding economic opportunity, and environmental reform. Later he talks about what it was like speaking as a Black man on the Senate floor, his experiences in politics, the complicity of America, and how individuals can help build a better nation. Host: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Cory Booker
Jul 13, 2020
Doc Rivers on Player Empowerment, Growing Up the Son of a Chicago Cop, Where Our Country Is Going, and the NBA's Return
3222
Steve and Pete are joined by Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers to talk about how players balance being an athlete with their role as role models and icons, growing up in Chicago in the '60s and '70s as the son of a police officer, and the importance of voting in the upcoming election. Later, they discuss how promoting and facilitating openness in the locker room is essential to bringing a team together, as well as the return of the NBA season and preparing for the unusual circumstances of playing in Orlando. Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Doc Rivers This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. Donate here!
Jun 16, 2020
Gregg Popovich on America in 2020, the Leadership Void, and What Needs to Change
3930
Steve and Pete are joined by San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich to have a conversation about the state of our nation, how we got here as a country, our absence of leadership, and how we can take action to grow and bring about change following the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. Host: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Gregg Popovich This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here!
Jun 03, 2020
Coaches vs. Agents, the Keys to Negotiating, and Baseball’s Return With Sports Agent Scott Boras
2685
Steve and Pete are joined by Pete’s former college housemate and baseball super agent Scott Boras to chat about helping players overcome fear, the similarities and differences between coaches and agents, and understanding how to negotiate for a player. Next they get into the necessary measures being taken to begin the process of bringing sports back amid the COVID-19 outbreak.  Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Scott Boras  This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here!
May 29, 2020
Bill Murray on Golfing With MJ, ‘Ghostbusters’ Stories, Improv in Chicago, and Comparing Sports to Moviemaking
3829
Steve and Pete provide an update on their respective sports, express optimism on a possible NBA return, and discuss how the NFL is managing in the offseason (1:15). Then they are joined by the one and only Bill Murray to talk about filming 'Space Jam' and playing golf with Larry Bird and Michael Jordan, the similarities between sports and filmmaking, stories from the set of 'Ghostbusters,' how he got his start in comedy, and more (14:30). Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Bill Murray This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here!
May 22, 2020
How a Book About Tennis Changed Everything, and How ‘Moneyball’ and ‘The Blind Side’ Influenced Sports With Michael Lewis
3111
Steve and Pete are joined by author Michael Lewis ('Moneyball,' 'The Blind Side,' and 'The Big Short') to talk about how he gets the ideas for his books, and the background story of ‘The Blind Side’ and how it influenced the NFL’s view on the left tackle position. They discuss how advancements in technology are affecting sports and whether or not a coach can change a player's natural ability. Finally they discuss the extraordinary influence of Timothy Gallwey‘s book ‘The Inner Game of Tennis.’ Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Michael Lewis
May 15, 2020
Buying Into Analytics and The Advantage of the Multisport Athlete With Dave Roberts
3007

Steve and Pete are joined by manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Dave Roberts, to discuss how they look at and assess multisport athletes, and how a player's expertise at one sport can translate to another. Later the guys chat about how analytics factor into their respective coaching strategies, how analytics are being utilized for player development, and getting players to live in the present.

Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll

Guest: Dave Roberts

This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here!

May 07, 2020
NFL Draft Recap, Handling a Championship Loss, and Vulnerability in Sports With Brené Brown
3356

Pete Carroll gives an inside look at how the NFL draft went for the Seahawks, talks about a few of their picks, and discusses how college experience affects a player's draft stock in the NBA and NFL. Pete and Steve reflect on losing a Super Bowl and an NBA Finals in devastating fashion and how to learn and move forward from it (0:15). Then author and speaker Dr. Brené Brown joins the show to talk about turning vulnerability into strength as a coach, preparing players for public scrutiny, and more (24:30).

Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll

This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here!

Apr 28, 2020
Virtual Draft Strategies, Past Draft Stories, and Game-Changing Coaches
3202

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll discuss all things draft, including how they are preparing for a virtual draft, how they scout players, and drafting late-round guys like D.K. Metcalf and Draymond Green (3:25) before talking about the coaches in both the NFL and NBA who innovated the game like no one before them (39:30).

Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll

This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here!

Apr 17, 2020
Two Champions on Mentors, Philosophies, and Why They Coach (Premiere Episode!)
2290

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll sit down for the premiere episode of their new podcast ‘Flying Coach With Steve Kerr & Pete Carroll,’ in which they offer up their unique perspectives as championship-level coaches in the NBA and NFL.

Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll

This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here!

Apr 13, 2020