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Get Your Edge

Get Your Edge

By Brian Bott
Co-Hosted by Brian Bott of Sports AdvantEdge and Dean Matsche of Fox Valley Throws, this podcast is dedicated to helping high school and college coaches and athletes get a competitive advantage over their competition. With over 50 years of experience in performance training, both coaches and their all star line up of guests will be bringing incredible Information for all listeners.

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#59 Things to consider when setting up your Summer Training
In this episode Brian and Dean discuss factors that come into play when developing your summer training programs. This is NOT PROGRAM design. This podcast is about the factors on coaches that determine whether or not your summer training will be successful Topics Covered 1- Setting your goals for the summer and factors you need to address to reach those goals 2- External factors coaches and athletes have to deal with in the summer 3- Why Training in the am IS THE BEST TIME to get your kids in! 4- Understanding family needs in the summer and why Fridays should be left off your training regimen. If you are looking for 1 day seminars contact us! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
44:20
May 15, 2022
#58 SYE - Selfless Parenting - Importance of Practice - Goal setting - Little Wins
This SHARPENING YOUR EDGE version of our podcast focuses on topics from Jack Sanborn ands Ben Bartell.  Topics Covered 1- Importance od athletes recognizing the sacrifices your parents make 2- The importance of being on the practice field 3- Setting your goals High!!!!! 4- Why little wins everyday breeds long term success If you are looking for 1 day seminars contact us! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
39:16
May 08, 2022
#57 Wisconsin Badgers Linebacker Jack Sanborn
This Episode we are joined by Wisconsin Badgers Lineback Jack Sanborn. Jack gives great insight on alot of topics both training wise and leadership wise. Jack is known for his toughness first missing only 1 practice his entire college career. That consistency is what makes Jack an incredible leader and someone ALL his teammates admire and respect! NFL career in front of him we discuss training for high school athletes- college as well as combine prep! GREAT LISTEN #chopit JACK SANBORN SOCIAL MEDIA Instagram - @jack_sanborn Twitter- @JackSanborn79 GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
35:14
May 01, 2022
#56 Championship Mind with Ben Bartell
In this episode we look at the mental aspect of success and training with the Owner of Championship Mind Ben Bartell Topics Covered 1- What Ben learned as a walk on in Minnesota 2- Ben gives great insight on working with kids of various ages 3- Ben shares how covid affected and is still affecting many of our athletes and coaches 4- Ben shares how putting together a good practice plan impacts your teams success If you are looking for 1 day seminars contact us! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chop-it Ben Bartell Contact www.championshipmind.com email- admin@championshipmind.com GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
46:42
April 24, 2022
#55 SYE- Having tough conversations- Exercise Selection - Being a Quality Teammate - Self Reflection
This SHARPENING YOUR EDGE version of our podcast focuses on topics from Robert Murdock and Montee Ball. We will be adding a full podcast on exercise selection in the coming weeks. Topics Covered 1- Focus during tough conversations 2- Exercise Selection - "To clean or not to clean" 3- Being a supportive and competitive teammate 4- Self reflection and being honest with yourself  If you are looking for 1 day seminars contact us! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
49:29
April 17, 2022
#54 Talking Ownership with Badger Legend Montee Ball
This Episode we are joined by former Wisconsin Badger tailback Montee Ball. Dean is out on location doing research for the podcast! Brian sits down with Montee and he is completely authentic and real! This is a can't miss episode for all athletes and coaches!  Topics Covered 1- Unselfish mindset sharing a room with some of the best backs EVER 2- Self reflection and evaluation on how to improve when already successful 3- Talking about Montee's battle with alcohol and how he wins that battle daily 4- Montee's Get Your Edge advice! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit Montee Ball Contact Instagram - @monteeball Twitter- @Monteeball28 GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
42:17
April 10, 2022
#53 Edgewood High School Director of Sports Performance Robert Murdock
This Episode we are joined by Edgewood High Director of Sports Performance Robert Murdock Topics Covered 1- What is was like working in the Dominican Republic with the Blue Jays 2- Similarities and differences between high school setting and private sector 3- How he implements the conjugate method in large groups 4- Why we don't olympic lift various athletes. 5- Get Your Edge advice- the difference between success and winning If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit Robert Murdock Contatct Instagram - @edgewood_strength Twitter- @edgewoodhs_STRENGTH GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
49:06
April 03, 2022
#52 SYE-Trust- Making an Impact- Being Resilient
This SHARPENING YOUR EDGE version of our podcast focuses on topics from Michael Fahey and Brent Suter. We also share some thoughts on the unfortunate passing of Louie Simmons and Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins. Never take ANYTHING for granted!  Topics Covered 1- Sport coaches trusting performance coaches and working together 2- What it takes to build REAL trust 3- Being resilient  4- Making an impact on peoples lives!!!!! If you are looking for 1 day seminars contact us! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
44:09
March 27, 2022
#51 Brewers Pitcher Brent Suter
This Episode we are joined by Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Brent Suter Topics Covered 1- We discuss the recruiting process for Harvard 2- Dealing with the mental aspects of baseball and overcoming failure 3- Brent shares overcoming Tommy John surgery 4- He talks about how special playing for the Brewers is 5- Brent gives his Get Your Edge advice of LIVE LIFE ON PURPOSE If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit Brent Suter Contact Instagram - @brentsuter35 Twitter- @bruter24 GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
33:01
March 20, 2022
#50 Westside vs The World producer Michael Fahey
This Episode we are joined by Westside vs The World Producer Michael Fahey Topics Covered 1- We discuss the formation of the plan to create a documentary about the worlds strongest gym 2- We talk about interviewing various members of Westside and what it was like interviewing guys who were kicked out. 3- We talk about trying to recover footage from years of training 4- We discuss training philosophies and why the conjugate is THE BEST! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit Michael Fahey Contact Westside vs the World Instagram- @westsidefilm Coaching- @burntheladders GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
52:60
March 13, 2022
#49 SYE- Invest in Yourself- Ownership- Consistency
 This SHARPENING YOUR EDGE version of our podcast focuses on topics from Lucas Dankovchik and Barry Davis. Topics Covered 1- Invest in Yourself 2- What are you doing to make yourself better 3- Empowering athletes to take ownership 4- CONSISTENCY!!!!! We also share some of our speaking dates and clinics we are speaking at! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
41:08
March 06, 2022
#48 Wrestling Coach and Olympian Barry Davis
In episode 48, we sit down with a true legend in the wrestling world Barry Davis. Barry was a multi national champion and olympian. Barry brings some amazing perspective to our show today! Topics Covered 1- Barry talks about his days wrestling at Iowa 2- Barry talks about training for the Olympics and competing for his country 3- Barry shares amazing advice about parenting an elite athlete and making her take ownership 4- Coach's GET YOUR EDGE advice revolves around consistency. We also discuss Silver Star Nutrition a company Barry is now involved in! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit Barry Contact- barry.davis@silverstarnutrition.com  Instagram Personal- @barrydavis828585 GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
47:20
February 27, 2022
#47 Lucas Dankovchik Director Sports Advantedge Beaver Dam
Todays episode we chat with Director of Performance at Sports Advantedge in Beaver dam Lucas Dankovchik. Lucas has been directing the Beaver Dam location for over 2 years and shares his knowledge of the Conjugate Method and how he runs this location. Topics Covered 1- Lucas talks about his journey into sports performance 2- We discuss his philosophies and how he utilizes the conjugate method in multiple venues 3- Lucas shares how he utilizes specialty bars and rotates exercises 4- Lucas also shares results of improvements in athletic markers with minimal sprint opportunities If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit Lucas Contact Instagram Personal- @dankovchik Instagram Training- @coach.dank Website- www.sportsadvantedge.com email- Lucas.dankovchik@sportsadvantedge.com GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
43:26
February 20, 2022
#46 SYE- Helicopter parents - Building your personal team for success- Knowing your teammates responsibilities - Grinding through to improve daily
This SHARPENING YOUR EDGE version of our podcast focuses on topics from Gerald Meerschaert and Matt Bernstein and their messages. Topics Covered 1- Let kids learn and fail- quit the helicopter parent mentality 2- Building your personal team for success 3- Learning from other members on your team and knowing their responsibilities to make you better 4- Understanding where and how you need to improve vs just quitting or transferring out. We also share some of our speaking dates and clinics we are speaking at! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
32:41
February 13, 2022
#45 Badger Fullback The Hammer Matt Bernstein
Episode 45 is loaded with incredible information and stories from the Hammer former Badgers fullback Matt Bernstein Topics 1 Berny talks about how he fell in love with football and the recruiting process 2 He talks about what it's like to be a college freshman at a Big Ten school 3 Berny discusses the weight room  4 We dive into the night that made Berny a Badger Legend and what it was like playing after a Jewish holiday. He also shares how is daily preparation gave him the opportunity to have success. We also share some of our speaking dates and clinics we are speaking at! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit Matt Bernstein info Podcast- Bleavv in Badger football Instagram- @bleavinbadgers / @mattbernstein45 Twitter - @bernie_H_Hammer  GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott / @oldschoolstrengthcoach Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
01:07:29
February 06, 2022
#44 MMA Fighter Gerald Meerschaert
In episode 44, Dean and the Old School Strength Coach sit down with MMA fighter Gerald Meerschaert. Gerald is from Racine Wisconsin and has been in over 40 fights.  Topics 1 Gerald discusses the importance of having a performance coach on his team 2 He talks about the importance of discipline within his training 3 We discuss letting kids learn on their own vs being a helicopter parent at the young ages and the value of facing adversity 4 Gerald talks about the incredible group of coaches and his team and the impact the have made on him We also share some of our speaking dates and clinics we are speaking at! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit  Gerald Meerschaert Twitter- @The_Real_GM3 Instagram- @the_gm3 Management- @suckerpunchent GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott / @oldschoolstrengthcoach  Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
43:54
January 30, 2022
#43 SYE- Building a routine- Conjugate Method- Transferring to a new school - Parent coaching
This SHARPENING YOUR EDGE version of our podcast focuses on topics from Laura Phelps and Frankie Wurtz and their messages. Topics Covered 1- The importance of building a routine 2- The basics of the Conjugate Method and common mistakes 3- Transferring to a new school and how to build relationships 4- Coaching your own kids and communication tips We also share some of our speaking dates and clinics we are speaking at! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
51:20
January 23, 2022
#42 Women's Basketball Player Frankie Wurtz
In Episode 42 Brian and Dean chat with professional basketball player Frankie Wurtz Topics Covered 1- Frankie discusses growing up in a BASKETBALL family 2- We talk about playing up and against tougher competition 3- Frankie discusses overcoming and dealing with injuries  4- Frankie shares the differences in high school to college and college to pro and how FAST you need to adjust If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit FRANKIE WURTZ CONTACT Twitter- @Frankie_Wurtz Instagram-@francescawurtz3 GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
32:35
January 17, 2022
#41 World Record Holder Laura Phelps Queen Bee Power
Todays episode we chat with one the strongest women walking the planet Laura Phelps. Laura is a multiple world record holder and has revolutionized strength training for many years. She lifted at and with Westside barbell and shares her insight on this podcast! Topics Covered 1- Laura Talks about her journey INTO powerlifting 2- We discuss training at Westside Barbell and her relationship with Louis Simmons 3- Laura gives great insight on the conjugate method, basic emphasis and some common mistakes. 4- She discusses Queen Bee Power / her one day training seminars and how female athletes need strength training! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit Laura Phelps Contact Instagram Personal- @queenbeepower Instagram Programming- @team_qbp Website- www.queenbeepower.com GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
49:16
January 09, 2022
#40 SYE - Wilder and Barnes - Strengths and Weaknesses- Building Relationships - Competitive Practices- Game day coaching mindset
This SHARPENING YOUR EDGE version of our podcast focuses on topics from Collin Wilder and Lauren Barnes and their messages. Topics Covered 1- As an athlete knowing your strengths and weaknesses 2- Building relationships in the locker room with all teammates 3-Why the best programs have the most competitive practices 4- Understanding coaching with confidence for your athletes If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
42:50
January 02, 2022
#39 Lauren Barnes National Champion Badgers Volleyball
Lauren Barnes the libero and All American for the 2021 National Champion Wisconsin Badger Volleyball joins our show today. Lauren is a fierce competitor who plays with unmatched energy and emotion. Coming off their semi final win vs undefeated Louisville and finals win vs Nebraska, Lauren shares some incredible information on what it was like to win a championship at Wisconsin! Topics Covered 1- Lauren talks about how competitive practices are at UW 2- We spend some time talking about coach Sheffields coaching style and how perfect it is in big time moments 3- Wins vs Louisville and the Huskers 4- We also discuss how exciting of a time this is for women sports and volleyball in particular If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit LAUREN BARNES CONTACT Instagram-lauren_barnes2 Twitter- laurenbarnes_2 GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
29:34
December 26, 2021
#38 Collin Wilder "THE GRIT FACTORY"
In Episode 38 Brian and Dean chat with Wisconsin Badger safety Collin Wilder founder of "The GRIT FACTORY" Topics Covered 1- We discuss playing high school football in Katy Texas 2- Collin discusses how the passing of a former teammate has taught him to appreciate every moment. 3- Collin shares his relationship with Badger defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard 4- We learn about THE GRIT FACTORY If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit COLLIN WILDER CONTACT Instagram-@collin_wilder Twitter- @WilderCollin Grit Factory hat Twitter-@TheGritFactory Information on Grit Factory gear can be found on the Twitter site! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
38:09
December 19, 2021
#37 Sharpening your Edge-Gifford and Diener review
This sharpening the edge version of our podcast focuses on Matt Gifford and Travis Diener and their messages. First and foremost Brian and Dean want to congratulate to all our fall coaches and the championships they won. Coaches you are difference makers in kids lives! Topics Covered 1- What college coaches are looking for 2- Changing and accepting your role as an athlete 3- The effect youth coaches have long term on athletes 4- Becoming curious as an athlete and coach If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
35:52
December 13, 2021
#36 Ethic Director of Performance Matt Gifford
In Episode 36 Brian and Dean chat with Ethic Sports Performance Director Matt Gifford Topics Covered 1- We discuss Matts incredible experience as an athlete 2- Matt shares when and how he decided to be a performance coach 3- Listeners get an inside look at what training with Matt at Ethic is like and what they can expect 4- Matt share great tips for coaches and athletes to get a COMPETITIVE ADVANTEDGE! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit MATT GIFFORD CONTACT EMAIL- matt.gifford@ethicindoor.com Twitter- @GiffUsStrength Instagram-@coachgiff #speedmafia GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
46:09
December 06, 2021
#35 Basketball Trainer Travis Diener
In this episode Brian and Dean chat with former Marquette basketball standout Travis Diener  Topics Covered 1- Developing mental toughness at an early age 2- Levels of basketball he enjoyed the most 3-How the game has changed at various levels 4- Travis shares his current coaching and training business opportunities for athletes If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit LAURA PHELPS SEMINAR ANNOUNCED AT SPORTS ADVANTEDGE WAUNAKEE DECEMBER 4 https://queenbeepower.bigcartel.com/product/powerlifting-movement-clinic-with-laura-phelps-sports-advantedge-12-4-21 Travis Diener Contact Twitter- @DienerTravis GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
37:10
November 29, 2021
#34 Sharpening the Edge - Topics from Emily Scott and Josh Cinnamo
This sharpening the edge version of our podcast focuses on Emily Scott and Josh Cinnamo and their messages.  First and foremost Brian and Dean want to congratulate to all our fall coaches and the championships they won. Coaches you are difference makers in kids lives! Topics Covered 1- Embrace the Suck- using the tough times to build your confidence 2- Get out of your comfort zone- For all ages this is essential for success 3-How to find a way- Whether its injuries- setbacks or anything else you have to find a way to keep getting better 4- Play up- don't shy away from competition. Don't always put wins and losses as the defining factor as a young athlete or coach! If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit LAURA PHELPS SEMINAR ANNOUNCED AT SPORTS ADVANTEDGE WAUNAKEE DECEMBER 4 https://queenbeepower.bigcartel.com/product/powerlifting-movement-clinic-with-laura-phelps-sports-advantedge-12-4-21 GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
41:25
November 22, 2021
#33 Paralympic Thrower Josh Cinnamo
Brian and Dean sit down with Paralympic thrower Josh Cinnamo. Josh is a Bronze Medalist and 2019 World Champion. Josh shares when he was younger how he forced himself to "play up" with other kids and friends. He also shares his experience with training and how he has made huge gains in the weight room ands has been very creative doing so. He welcomes coaches of all ages to reach out for suggestions even with injured athletes. He shares how he has welcomed pushing the envelope vs just participating! he also shares how he shares with his kids how he has to work really hard to get all the cool things he gets to do! Josh talks about his non profit Team Some Assembly Required. Reminder if you liked the show please give us a rating and share the show with coaches and athletes you work with! Josh Cinnamo Contact  Instagram - @joshcinnamo website joshcinnamo.com Non Profit TEAM SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED www.teamsar.org Brian shares his in season training interview with ELITEFTS https://www.elitefts.com/education/interview-owner-of-sports-advantedge-brian-bott/ LAURA PHELPS SEMINAR ANNOUNCED AT SPORTS ADVANTEDGE WAUNAKEE DECEMBER 4 https://queenbeepower.bigcartel.com/product/powerlifting-movement-clinic-with-laura-phelps-sports-advantedge-12-4-21 GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
40:02
November 15, 2021
#32 Louisville Volleyball player Emily Scott
In this episode Brian and Dean chat with Louisville Cardinal Emily Scott. Emily, a member of one of the top volleyball programs in the country, shares some great info for many coaches and athletes. Emily shares the impact her family has had on her development including NFL linebacker AJ Klein. She also discusses how to "EMBRACE THE SUCK" of hardwork/ homesickness and other tough adversity college athletes need to over come! Being a top ranked team share also shares how her team stays focused on being in the moment and staying focused. She also talks about how its ok to realize you have EARNED recognition and be proud of that! Emily is an incredible guest for all coaches and athletes! Reminder if you liked the show please give us a rating and share the show with coaches and athletes you work with! Emily Scott Instagram @emilyj_scott Brian shares his in season training interview with ELITEFTS https://www.elitefts.com/education/interview-owner-of-sports-advantedge-brian-bott/ LAURA PHELPS SEMINAR ANNOUNCED AT SPORTS ADVANTEDGE WAUNAKEE DECEMBER 4 https://queenbeepower.bigcartel.com/product/powerlifting-movement-clinic-with-laura-phelps-sports-advantedge-12-4-21 GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
33:10
November 08, 2021
#31 Sharpening the Edge - Strickland and Ruch
Episode 31 Sharpening the Edge Topics Covered 1- Preparing the compete no matter what your role 2- Building relationships through athletics and dealing with adversity 3- The best do the little things well ALL THE TIME  4- Becoming an asset to your team If you enjoy the podcast please share it with your athletes- teachers- parents and other coaches. Help us grow our GET YOUR EDGE community! #chopit Brian shares his in season training interview with ELITEFTS https://www.elitefts.com/education/interview-owner-of-sports-advantedge-brian-bott/ LAURA PHELPS SEMINAR ANNOUNCED AT SPORTS ADVANTEDGE WAUNAKEE DECEMBER 4 https://queenbeepower.bigcartel.com/product/powerlifting-movement-clinic-with-laura-phelps-sports-advantedge-12-4-21 GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
38:19
October 31, 2021
#30 Zac Ruch Strength Coach UWEC
In this episode Brian and Dean talk with University of Wisconsin Eau Claire strength coach Zac Ruch. Zac has had many experiences at multiple levels and shares some great information for athletes and coaches. Zac talks how at every level he was at, ALL the best at that level do the little things great. He also brings great insight on being an asset to your team or staff. Zac also gives our listeners great insight on collaborating with coaches as a strength coach by WORKING TOGETHER! Zac gives our college bound athletes some tips on prepping for entering college as an athlete. Lastly, as a common theme from previous podcasts Zac stresses asking questions and having ownership in your development in your career. Great messages from an up and coming strength coach in the state of Wisconsin. Zac Ruch Contact Email- ruchzj@uwec.edu Office- 715-836-4027 GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
45:22
October 24, 2021
#29- Ben Strickland former Wisconsin Badger and current Edgewood Assistant
Brian and Dean sit down with current Edgewood assistant coach and former Wisconsin Badger Walk-on Ben Strickland. They lead off with one of the top plays in Badger history, a blocked punt for the AXEin Minnesota. Ben shares his high school experiences with the crew. They then discuss what it's REALLY like as a walk on. He shares his first start at Iowa. Ben then talks about his career and the All- Pro coaches he has had the privilege to learn from and coach with. Ben also discusses how the WEIGHT ROOM plays into the culture of team success. Finally he shares some great info on what's its like building a program at Edgewood. Ben is one of the ALL TIME great people and leaders in the coaching world! Ben Strickland Contact Instagram- @coachbenstrickland Twitter- @CoachBenStrick GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
45:43
October 17, 2021
#28 Sharpening the Edge- 4 tips Amy Davis and Matt Erickson
In Episode 28, Brian and Dean help coaches Sharpen their Edge from our past two guests Amy Davis Matt Erickson Topics Covered 1- Creating personal discipline 2- How parents can help create ownership in their children 3- Why multiple sports create great competitors 4- Trusting the process for athletes and creating a process for coaches Brian shares his in season training interview with ELITEFTS https://www.elitefts.com/education/interview-owner-of-sports-advantedge-brian-bott/ LAURA PHELPS SEMINAR ANNOUNCED AT SPORTS ADVANTEDGE WAUNAKEE DECEMBER 4 https://queenbeepower.bigcartel.com/product/powerlifting-movement-clinic-with-laura-phelps-sports-advantedge-12-4-21 GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
41:24
October 10, 2021
#27- Matt Erickson- Manager Wisconsin TimberRattlers
In this episode we sit down with Minor League Manager Matt Erickson. We discuss what is what like playing for his father a coaching legend in the state of Wisconsin.  We also discuss playing and succeeding in multiple sports. Matt shares his recruiting visit to Arkansas. Matt then discusses the value of mental toughness in both baseball and life. In the get your Edge portion, Matt shares that we are out own competitive advantage. He also discusses the culture within the Brewers organization! On the eve of the playoffs this is a dynamite podcast! Matt Erickson Contact Twitter- @Mattyice8ball GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
40:21
October 03, 2021
#26 Amy Davis- Former Badger and Professional Runner
In this episode Brian and Dean talk with Amy Davis fresh off her appearance at the Olympic Trials. Amy discusses her high school, college and now professional career. She discusses how her parents influenced her and EMPOWERED her to grow as a runner. She also shares how VALUABLE strength training has been in her career. Amy, who runs for Brooks Running, also discusses how discipline has given her a competitive advantage over many other runners. They also discuss the importance of nutrition for a distance runner. Great episode for all athletes who want to understand the value of self motivation and dedication! Amy Davis Contact Instagram- @ames_2153 GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
30:28
September 26, 2021
#25 Sharpening the Edge- 4 tips from Mike Verstegen and Logan McCormick
In Episode 25, Brian and Dean help coaches Sharpen their Edge from our past two guests Mike Verstegen and Logan McCormick Topics Covered 1- Coaches and Athletes need to learn how to ASK FOR HELP 2- Protect your confidence- Some times saying less if the best solution! 3- Dealing with Ego and Entitlement- How to stay humble as these both grow harder to manage with increased success. 4- Stay Uncomfortable- Never be satisfied with where you are and WHAT you have accomplished! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
38:21
September 19, 2021
#24 Logan McCormick- NDSU DL- STAY UNCOMFORTABLE
In episode 24- Brian and Dean visit with former Kimberly standout and current NDSU Captain Logan McCormick. Logan has 5 total losses in his high school and college career. 5 and he is in his 4th year at NDSU. Think about that! Logan talks about the stress to MAINTAIN excellence when the expectations are very high. He also talks about what it is like to STAY UNCOMFORTABLE. Athletes this episode is absolute fire and EVERY athlete should tune into this episode. Logan is a true leader and gives his thoughts and what its like to lead and HOW to lead. If you want to be great this is the episode to tune into! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
37:19
September 12, 2021
#23- Former Badger Mike Verstegen
In this episode the crew sits down with Former NFL and Badger great Mike Verstegen. Mike shares what it was really like being a part of the beginning of the Alvarez Era at Wisconsin. He also shares the transition he had to make from NFL player to teacher as he transitioned into high school coaching. They also discuss player confidence and the value of sometimes protecting your confidence! Another great episode with lots of great take aways GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
47:37
September 05, 2021
#22 In-season Training Part 3- Peaking and Managing Fatigue
In this episode which is Part 3 of 3 on Inseason training, Brian and Dean go into how to prep your teams for the end of the season. They also share information on training kids who are in individual sports vs team sports. Knowing your athletes is key to making sure you finish the season strong. Coaches and athletes remember EVERY season is different so you can't copy and paste what you did last year and think you will get the same results. Coaches remember sending consistent messages is the key for athlete buy in. Lastly- More is NOT always better at the end of the year. Remember coaches if you panic your kids will panic.  DOMINATE!!!! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marash Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
54:03
August 29, 2021
#21 In-season Training Part 2- Control the Volume
In the second part of a 3 part series, Brian and Dean talk about In-Season training. In the first part of this series we discusses communication and how to make your in season program work. In this episode we discuss how to select various exercises. DO NOT select exercises that are new to the athlete or team. 2 days a week is the minimum teams should train during their competitive season.  They also discuss the impact of volume on the athlete. Volume from practice vs volume in the weight room. The topic of in season conditioning is also discussed and how to avoid burning your kids out! This is a must listen for all coaches! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
50:58
August 23, 2021
#20 In-Season Training Part 1- Make it Happen
In the first of a 3 part series, Brian and Dean talk about In-Season training. Let's be clear- FOR ALL LISTENERS- In-season training is non negotiable! They discuss the importance of communication between sport coaches and strength coaches. They discuss putting the ATHLETE first! Dean shares great insight for all high school coaches on his experiences in the high school setting where he has created some of the best systems in the country. Brian shares a no nonsense approach that will make your programs better. They also give invaluable knowledge for athletes to make sure they get the most out of their in season training. They share the 5 controllable for all athletes and coaches! Part 2 will dive into program design and methods for training! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
55:16
August 15, 2021
#19 Sharpening the Edge- Ebel and Bruss review
In todays Sharpening the Edge Brian and Dean discuss our past two guests Logan Bruss and Pat Ebel. The two dive into the topic of preparation. They give high level examples of how their athletes prepare for success. They also discuss levels of physical and mental preparation. Logan brought some great points to the table for our athletes that they review. They also discuss some of the recruiting information coach Ebel discussed. Athletes being a self starter is the key to your long term success. Being prepared for your role in all situations allows you to have game time success! They also lay the foundation for Episode 20 which will dive into in season training. As fall sports roll out this topic is a must listen! Listeners should review both episode 17 Logan Bruss as well as episode 18 Pat Ebel! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
47:58
August 09, 2021
#18 Auburn Throws Coach Pat Ebel
Coach Pat Ebel one of the top throws coaches in the world joins the podcast. Coach gives great insight on how to prepare for various forms of travel. He also shares some great tips to be prepared MENTALLY as well as physically. The crew discusses the Olympics as well and the incredible dedication these athletes to have to compete and PREPARE. We also dive into recruiting strategies for athletes and parents. Pat has worked at various levels and shares the small differences between D1 and D3 athletes. They also get into why some athletes get recruited and some don't! Such a great episode for athletes and coaches! This one is a game changer! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Pat Ebel Information Instagram - @auburn_tigers_throws Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @brianbott23 / @sportsadvantedge / @sportasdvantedge_waunakee Twitter- @botter23 Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
43:29
August 02, 2021
#17 Badgers OL Logan Bruss
In this episode Brian and Dean connect with former Kimberly OL and current Badger Logan Bruss. Playing at OLINEU Logan gives great perspective for growing and earning a starting job in a developmental program. He talks about his growth in high school and the recruiting process. Logan also gives our listeners an insight to what its like to train in a major college football program. Great episode for all athletes and coaches looking to be a division 1 athlete.  GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Logan Bruss Information Twitter-@LoganBruss Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @brianbott23 / @sportsadvantedge / @sportasdvantedge_waunakee Twitter- @botter23 Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
45:02
July 26, 2021
#16 Sharpening the Edge - Bucks in 6 - Zeitler and Havenstein
In todays Sharpening the Edge Brian and Dean discuss the Milwaukee Bucks and how special the season has been. They also talk about how many lessons can be learned from Giannis and his teammates. Truly special group of humble- hard working guys who haven't flinched and are now playing on the biggest stage. They then share insights on what it takes to move up to the next level. Doing what's expected ISN'T good enough anymore! Reviewing some of the messages from Kevin Zeitler and Rob Havenstein, they dive into what it takes to be great in everything you do! Go back and review episodes 14 and 15 for great information as well. These two great offensive linemen give great information for all our listeners! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST  Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
39:19
July 19, 2021
#15 NFL Offensive Lineman Kevin Zeitler
In this episode of the Get Your Edge Podcast Kevin Zeitler joins Brian and Dean. Kevin shares how he fell in love with the weight room as a high school athlete. He also shares how his mindset of never wanting to fall behind motivates him daily! Kevin gives great insight for our listeners on making sure YOU KNOW what you need to keep developing. Kevin also shares his version of the VIRAL video of him pass setting in the delivery room! If you are looking for information on hard work- this is your podcast! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
52:51
July 12, 2021
#14 Rams OL Rob Havenstein
In this episode Brian and Dean sit down with current Rams and Former Badgers offensive lineman Rob Havenstein. They discuss Robs process of getting recruited. They also discuss the early years at Wisconsin and the demands of getting DOWN to a solid playing weight. Rob gives some great perspectives from a guy who had to work his way into starting role. He talks about what a training atmosphere is and how at Wisconsin that atmosphere was contagious! He also discusses what it means to be a professional and how being disciplined to work on your own is a must at ALL levels! Another great episode for all coaches and athletes! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter-@foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
47:37
July 05, 2021
#13 Sharpening the Edge Calhoun and Erickson
Brian and Dean hit another sharpening the edge version of the Get your Edge Podcast. In this episode they discuss how competing could be one of the most important by-products of being a multisport athlete. They talk about the value of the information you are listening to on a daily basis. They also hit on the topic of facing adversity as athletes move up levels in their career! Both Alex and Brian shared great information so if you haven't hear episodes 11 and 12 re listen to those! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 / @sportadvantedge Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
39:14
June 28, 2021
#12 NFL WR Alex Erickson
Dean and Brian sit down with former Wisconsin Badger wide receiver Alex Erickson. Erickson a former walk-on turned starter now pro wide out discusses the process of being a walk on and getting yourself opportunities. Alex went undrafted, but used persistency and passion to get opportunities in the NFL. Alex shares a great GET YOUR EDGE mindset of "WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TOO" for athletes. Great episode for all athletes and coaches! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST INFORMATION Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Alex Erickson Contact Instagram- @americkson86 Twitter-@erickson86 Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge/ @brianbott23 Twitter- @botter23 Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter-@bmarasch13
46:07
June 21, 2021
#11 Badger and Lions Tailback Brian Calhoun
Brian and Dean welcome former Badger great Brian Calhoun to the podcast. Brian shares his story going from high school to the NFL. The road took a few turns and transfers. He discusses the recruiting process. He also goes in depth on the transfer process and how its changed dramatically. BC also shares his passion for multi sport athletes and why he values it so much. Brian now a sports performance coach himself also gives great insight on LIFE AFTER FOOTBALL and how he has developed as a strength coach! Incredible leader with some great information! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Brian Calhoun Contact Twitter- @brian_calhoun2 Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott23 Twitter- @botter23 Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
50:46
June 14, 2021
#10 Sharpening the Edge - Thomas and Caralla
In this episode titled Sharpening the Edge, Brian and Dean discuss their previous two guests Joe Thomas and Lewis Caralla and the amazing information both men shared. Joe shared real life solutions for multi sport athletes. Brian and Dean share their point of views on these topics. Lewis is one of the top strength coaches in the world and his messages about leadership and motivation for coaches and athletes. Brian and Dean also share great info on topics such as easy nutrition, sleep and believing in yourself! We also encourage everyone to re-listen to those episodes! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram - @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott23 Twitter- @botter23 Graphics and Logo - Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
54:58
June 07, 2021
#9 Strength Coach Lewis Caralla
Division 1 strength coach Lewis Caralla joins Brian and Dean in this episode. The three strength coaches discuss the ins and outs of running a great program and developing trust with athletes. Coach Caralla also discusses various ways he motivates young athletes. He also shares incredible Information for the NEEDS of athletes when the move from high school to college. He also discusses having a burning passion and finding your passion in sports AND life. Incredible episode with a true DIFFERENCE MAKER in athletics. Get your pen and paper out because this information is dynamite! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST SOCIAL MEDIA Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Lewis Caralla Contact Twitter- @LewisCaralla Instagram- @lewcaralla Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott23/ @sportsadvantedge_waunakee Twitter- @botter23 Graphics and Logo Designed by Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter - @bmarasch13 
52:05
May 31, 2021
#8 Wisconsin and Browns OL Joe Thomas
Brian and Dean sit down with former Badger and former Browns OT Joe Thomas. Joe shares incredible information on his career as a football player and leader. Joe talks nutrition and many different topics. He also shares his philosophy on " Keeping the Main thing the main thing" He also shares how he was able to keep his level of play at a high level no matter the record! Joe is such a professional ALL coaches and players should really tune in for some great information. Joe will be a first ballet Hall of Fame so listen in!!! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST Instagram and Twitter- @getyouredgepod Joe Thomas Information Twitter-@joethomas73 Mission BBQ- www.mission-bbq.com Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @brianbott23 / @sportsadvantedge / @sportasdvantedge_waunakee Twitter- @botter23 Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
54:31
May 24, 2021
#7 Sharpening the EDGE- Polasek and Klein
In this episode Brian and Dean dive into some of the past guests AJ Klein and Tim Polasek. They discuss the longterm developmental process AJ went through and how he used the recruiting process to motivate his journey. The give great insights on being process focused on a daily basis! They also discuss why kids and sport coaches alike should encourage kids to train in the am and the benefits! They give great information on having a philosophy as a coach and making sure your athletes know what that philosophy is! Lastly they share how to make your phone a competitive advantage! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST SOCIAL MEDIA Instagram and Twitter - @getyouredgepod Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott23 Twitter@botter23 Graphics and Logo- Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
46:41
May 17, 2021
#6 Coach Tim Polasek
Wyoming coach Tim Polasek joins Brian and Dean for this episode. Tim discusses how his career has evolved based on the various locations he has been at. He shares similarities and differences that have helped him in his career. He also discusses recruiting and how it has changed over the years. Coach also discusses how having a positive social media presence is critical for athletes and coaches. Great information for athletes of all ages and for coaches looking to develop in their career. Coach Polasek brings incredible energy to this podcast! Get Your Edge Social Media Instagram- @getyouredgepod Twitter-@getyouredgepod Coach Polasek Contact Twitter- @coachTimWYO Dean Contact www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott23 Twitter- @botter23 Graphics and Logo design- Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter - @bmarasch13
54:21
May 10, 2021
#5 NFL Linebacker AJ Klein
In this episode, Brian and Dean talk with Buffalo Bills Linebacker AJ Klein. Klein a former standout at Kimberly High school and Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year shares some incredible information for our listeners. The groups discusses AJ's "late bloomer" work ethic and how he went the through his recruiting process of taking personal ownership of his situation. They also dive into what it really takes to play high level college sports and make it to the next level. Klein also shares information of the Son of a Saint program he is a part of. Information can be found on his instagram page which is in the notes below! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST INSTAGRAM @getyouredgepod GET YOUR EDGE ON PODCAST TWITTER @getyouredgepod AJ KLEIN CONTACT TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM @ajklein47 DEAN CONTACT www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter @foxvalleythrows Brian Contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @sportsadvantedge_waunakee / @sportsadvantedgebeaverdam / @brianbott23 Twitter- @botter23 Graphics and Logo designed by Bailey Marasch Instagram and twitter - @bmarasch13
44:21
May 03, 2021
#4 Sharpening the EDGE - Ingold and Jones
In this episode, Brian and Dean give their experiences with topics discussed from Alec Ingold and Steve Jones. The goal of this podcast is to bring real people who give real scenarios for being a better athlete and coach. With over 50 years of coaching experience, Brian and Dean also take the messages our guests share and bring them full circle for athletes and coaches. Great information on consistency, battling adversity, betting on yourself and love and ownership are covered in this episode. Sharpen your edge with this information! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST ON INSTAGRAM @getyouredgepodcast GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST ON TWITTER @getyouredgepod Dean Contact  www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian contact www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram-@sportsadvantedge / @sportsadvantedge_waunakee / @sportsadvantedgebeaverdam / @brianbott Twitter-@botter23  Graphics and logo Designed by Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
48:58
April 26, 2021
#3 Kimberly Football Head Coach Steve Jones
In this episode Brian and Dean talk with the head football coach at Kimberly High School Steve Jones whose program holds the Wisconsin state record for most consecutive wins(70). That includes 5 consecutive state championships as well! The group discuss some of the systems Kimberly has in place to help guide young athletes for success both on the football field and in life. They discuss the culture in Kimberly, how it was built, and how it is maintained year in and year out. Coach Jones gives great insight for coaches and athletes on how to GET AND EDGE on your competition! Finally coach Jones shares how a consistent approach (#waterit) is how his program continues to have success! GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST INSTAGRAM @getyouredgepodcast Steve Jones contact Information Instagram-@coachjoneskhs Twitter- @CoachJonesKHS Dean contact Information www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram and Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian contact Information www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @sportsadvantedge_waunakee / @sportsadvantedgebeaverdam / @brianbott Twitter- @botter23 /  Graphics and Logo Designed by Bailey Marasch Instagram and Twitter- @bmarasch13
32:25
April 19, 2021
#2 Raiders Fullback Alec Ingold
In episode 2,  Raiders fullback Alec Ingold joins Dean and Brian to give listeners perspective on some great topics. We discuss the recruiting process and how it shaped his career. We also discuss the difference training for Pro Day and combines vs training to play your chosen sport. Alec brings incredible insight on having the right mindset and ATTACKING everything he does on a daily basis! We also get to hear about how he took the limitations from the pandemic and created THE BEST possible scenario for his development and how kids can learn to face adversity head on! Finally we hear about some of the awesome things he does outside of football for some very special causes! All his information to find out about great AI45 opportunities listed below!  GET YOUR EDGE PODCAST INSTAGRAM @getyouredgepodcast Alec Ingold Information website-www.alecingold.com Dean contact Information www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram- @foxvalleythrows Twitter- @foxvalleythrows Brian contact information www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott / @sportsadvantedge_waunakee / @sportsadvantedgebeaverdam Twitter-@23botter
36:23
April 12, 2021
#1 Welcome to the Show
In this Episode- Brian and Dean introduce themselves and the goals for this podcast. We want to give our athletes and coaches as many golden nuggets to gain that competitive advantage. This podcast will be efficient and focus on the athletes as well as the coaches. Contact info for Dean www.foxvalleythrowsclub.com Instagram - @foxvalleythrows   Twitter - @foxvalleythrows Contact info for Brian www.sportsadvantedge.com Instagram- @sportsadvantedge / @brianbott23 / @sportsadvantedge_waunakee / @sportsadvantedgebeaverdam Twitter - @23botter
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April 06, 2021