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Conversations in the Coop

Conversations in the Coop

By Drew
Telling the stories of Trinity Athletics
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Episode 6 - Rick Hazelton

Conversations in the Coop

Episode 6 - Rick Hazelton

Conversations in the Coop

Episode 15 - Virtual Homecoming Recruiting Panel
It’s a special Conversation with head coaches Emily Garner, Matt Greason ‘03 and Kevin MacDermott talking about recruiting the next great Bantams. This panel was recorded as part of the 2020 Virtual Homecoming Celebration and presented by the Virtual Long Walk.
October 2, 2020
Episode 14 - Ben Stralka
We’re talking about practice?!?! As the Bantams hit the fields and courts for the start of practices this fall, we talk with head athletic trainer Ben Stralka about the measures in place for team activities in a Covid world.
September 25, 2020
Episode 13 - Caroline Munn ‘21 & Ellie Tate ‘21
Students are back on campus in the era of Covid, so we get perspective from two amazing senior student-athletes, Caroline Munn (field hockey) and Ellie Tate (field hockey and swimming).
September 18, 2020
Episode 12 - Herman Brito ‘12
We talk to one of the dominant Bantam defensive linemen of all-time about the power of the Trinity network. Herman Brito ‘12 took advantage of his time in Hartford to grow and launch his professional career.
September 4, 2020
Episode 11 - Emma Tani ‘16
We kick off Season 2 with a conversation about careers in the world of sports. Emma Tani ‘16 used her success on the ice at Trinity and Bantam connections to land a role with her hometown team in the NHL.
August 28, 2020
Episode 10 - Adrienne Oddi
It’s part two of our look into recruiting during these challenging times as we speak to Trinity’s Dean of Admission (and former All America swimmer) Adrienne Oddi.
May 8, 2020
Episode 9 - Jeff Devanney & Rachael Schroeder
We talk recruiting with a pair of Bantam coaches - football coach Jeff Devanney ‘93 and women’s soccer coach Rachael Schroeder.
May 1, 2020
Episode 8 - Adam Naylor ‘96
We’re visited in the Coop by former Bantam tennis captain Adam Naylor. As a sport psychologist and leadership expert, Adam has a unique perspective on our current sports hiatus and how coaches and athletes can get through this time.
April 10, 2020
Episode 7 - Jen Bowman
Our second remote episode brings a wide-ranging talk with Trinity Volleyball Coach Jen Bowman. Among the topics, the twists and turns of Zoom and her path from Maryland to Connecticut.
April 3, 2020
Episode 6 - Rick Hazelton
In the first of several remote episodes, we talk to long time athletic director Rick Hazelton (1982-2010) about his time in charge of Bantam Athletics.
March 27, 2020
Episode 5 - Molly Rathbun
In an episode recorded just days before her first softball season at Trinity was canceled (along with all NCAAa spring sports around the country), we talk with Molly Rathbun about her coaching arc and the draw of Trinity.
March 20, 2020
Episode 4 - Athletes of Color Coalition
Trinity student-athletes do an amazing job of supporting each other. In this episode we talk to Dakota Foster, Kinnard Hughes and Peace Kabari, who started the Athletes of Color Coalition on campus last spring. 
February 14, 2020
Episode 3 - Katy Dissinger & Jason Tarnow
It's almost lacrosse season, so we talk culture, recruiting and the expanding reach of their sport with Bantam women's lacrosse head coach Katy Dissinger and men's lacrosse head coach Jason Tarnow. 
February 4, 2020
Episode 2 - Alex and Eric Sinson
One of eight sets of siblings currently competing for the Bantams, Alex and Eric Sinson ply their trade on the ice of the Koeppel Sports Center. Alex, a senior, is the captain of Trinity's women's ice hockey team, while Eric is a first-year on the men's ice hockey team. Listen in as they talk about growing up in a hockey household and the best parts of having a family member on campus. 
January 10, 2020
Episode 1 - Emily Garner and James Cosgrove
Bantam basketball coaches Emily Garner and James Cosgrove tip off the podcast with a wide-ranging conversation about basketball, coaching and building team culture.
December 26, 2019