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A League of Her Own

A League of Her Own

By Cristina Walters
Bringing women off the sidelines with a playbook unlike any other. I'm coaching women looking for greater connections socially, emotionally and intellectually through the power of sports. A League of Her Own will raise your game with unscripted and intuitive conversations with playmakers that inspire, engage and empower. So, get ahead of the game with Coach Cristina Walters, a former sports talk radio host and serial entrepreneur, who's building confidence and community one fan at a time.
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Meet Two Women with Olympic Size Passion
Hear how sports has transformed the lives of two very different women who've shared the same passion for Special Olympics for more than 40 years. Kelly Pond is Executive VP and Chief Operations Officer. Debi Anderson is a Special Olympics athlete and Global Messenger, whose leadership has taken her to the White House and the World Games stage. "Nothing is Impossible" for both women, each delivering insight into the world's largest sports organization and the impact it makes building confidence, inclusion, independence and so much more. Learn more about the movement and how you can become a valuable player. Visit Special Olympics Southern California today. Want to learn what all the madness is about this month? Sign-up for Coach Cristina's college basketball and other sports "training camps" complete with easy playbooks. You might surprise others and even yourself! Sign-up today to also receive weekly "sports shorts" on the biggest storylines in five minutes or less.  https://aleagueofherown.live/.
38:06
March 20, 2021
She's Making Big Plays by New Rules for Girls Worldwide
This woman's not playing games, or is she? Founder and CEO of Play Like A Girl, Dr. Kim Clay is coaching girls on how to win in the game of life. She's helping to level the playing field for 25,000 young women and counting through a winning game plan that will make you a fan. Her sports-based nonprofit  is instilling confidence, leadership and much more in girls to help make them All Stars in such male dominated careers as science, technology, engineering and mathematics [STEM]. Join Dr. Kim, C-suite executives, elite athletes and entertainers on March 19 for the 2021 Women's Leadership Summit, a live virtual event centered on "New Rules for A New World."  Want to learn what all the madness is about this month? Sign-up for Coach Cristina's college basketball and other sports "training camps" complete with easy playbooks. You might surprise others and even yourself! Sign-up today to also receive weekly "sports shorts" on the biggest storylines in five minutes or less.  https://aleagueofherown.live/.
42:36
March 4, 2021
Did She Tee Off The Boys in High School? Find Out Why, and How Teal Guion Is Now Right on Course Helping Kids for Life.
Teal Guion crashes her high school boys club, then takes a solid swing at golf as a career. This mom to a special needs daughter is now teaching lessons that are right on course for kids in the Coachella Valley, and her own daughter. Executive Director of First Tee Coachella Valley, Teal's passion for coaching kids on life skills and core values is an inspiration to any parent. From fashion to fan, Teal shares the importance of golf in building confidence, relationships, respect and so much more. Want to learn what all the madness is about in March? Sign-up for Coach Cristina's basketball and other sports "training camps" complete with easy playbooks. You might surprise others and even yourself! Sign-up today to also receive weekly "sports shorts" on the biggest storylines in five minutes or less.  https://aleagueofherown.live/.
30:52
February 12, 2021
Meet Amazing Amy - From the PGA Tour to the White House, She's Right on Course
From the PGA Tour to the White House, Amy has drawn the attention of millions for her amazing golf talent and advocacy for those with Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities. She and her dad, Joe, share Amy's incredible journey, since picking up a golf club just 8 years ago.  Millions saw her par the 16th hole at the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale in January 2019, including U.S. Open Champion Gary Woodland, with whom she played the practice round. She's also just been named to the President's Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition, Learn more about what Amy's doing to pay it forward for others through her foundation. Want to learn more about this football season? Sign-up for Coach Cristina's football and other sports "training camps" complete with easy playbooks. You might surprise others and even yourself! Sign-up today to also receive weekly "sports shorts" on the biggest storylines in five minutes or less.  https://aleagueofherown.live/.
34:13
January 8, 2021
Mind Games: How Covid-19 Has Leveled Athletes' Playing Fields
Athletes are people, too, and are tackling similar and dissimilar challenges during the pandemic. From eating disorders and depression to lost identities and misplaced motivation, hear Coach Cristina and licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist Lesley Seeger in their candid conversation about coping through the minds of athletes: amateur, professional and disabled.  Want to learn more about this football season? Sign-up for Coach Cristina's football and other sports "training camps" complete with easy playbooks. You might surprise others and even yourself! Sign-up today to also receive weekly "sports shorts" on the biggest storylines in five minutes or less.  https://aleagueofherown.live/.
40:60
October 30, 2020
Two Incredibly Able Men Whose Disabilities Can Inspire Us All
Hear from extraordinary playmakers like Palms to Pines Parasports' Michael Rosenkrantz, amputee Will Rogers and paraplegic Jerry Alcorn. Each shares his inspire journey of the priceless benefits enjoyed through parasports and what able bodied people can learn from adaptive sports. Fact: Approximately 22,444,000 people are living with physical disabilities in the U.S., yet only 25.6% are physically active. Join Coach Cristina in her transformative chat with these exceptional men, whose definition of “outsiders” will surprise you! Want to learn more about this football season? Sign-up for Coach Cristina's football and other sports "training camps" complete with easy playbooks. You might surprise others and even yourself! Sign-up today to also receive weekly "sports shorts" on the biggest storylines in five minutes or less.  https://aleagueofherown.live/.
34:33
October 16, 2020
What's Not Sinful in Sports
Like mother, like daughter for this staunch Cornhusker fan and Univ. of Nebraska alumna. Deborah Isacksen reveals what's not sinful to do in sports, what makes her see red, and her joy in adding another Cornhusker to her family of sports fans. This former CNN producer and sports researcher knows her stuff, and will track her Nebraska team down beyond any border. Hear how sports continues to be a winner with her family, too! Want to learn more about this football season? Sign-up for Coach Cristina's football and other sports "training camps" complete with easy playbooks. You might surprise others and even yourself! Sign-up today to also receive weekly "sports shorts" on the biggest storylines in five minutes or less.  https://aleagueofherown.live/.
28:31
September 24, 2020
Nothing Basic About This FREE Football Training Camp. Now That's A Smart Play!
Join a training camp unlike any other, Literally and virtually on your time and terms. No sweat and no man-splaining here. Just quick and easy Football 101 playbooks delivered weekly by Coach Cristina. This super fan and former sports talk radio host will raise your game and connections to family, friends and colleagues with weekly episodes of Football 101, plus other major trending sports. Ambivalent? Intimidated? Or simply tired of the impatient "eye roll"? We'll take you from the sidelines to the starting lineups on your time and terms. Share with like-minded women to grow our team of smart and busy women, too. Sign-up today at ALeagueofHerOwn.Live for your place at camp and other tips and trends for women who like to win. 
01:36
September 9, 2020
Child's Play? The Critical Life Lessons That Sports Teaches Our Kids.
Nearly 40 million kids participate in team sports annually, according to https://www.sportsengine.com/. How does this benefit them mentally, emotionally and physically? What  critical life lessons do sports also teach these kids? Hear from Lesley Seeger, a social worker and psychotherapist in private practice, as she coaches parents on balancing sports and their children's well being, among so much else, in the Covid-19 environment. Confidence, coping, character and so many other key skills are also discussed. Don't miss Coach Cristina's personal account of how sports bonded her and her own dad from the time she was a very young girl to today.  Want to learn more about the upcoming football season? Receive early details of Coach Cristina's football "training camps" complete with easy playbooks. You might surprise others and even yourself! Sign-up today to also receive weekly "sports shorts" on the biggest storylines in five minutes or less.  https://aleagueofherown.live/.
48:39
September 2, 2020
When "For Better or Worse" Includes His Favorite Sport. Advice from Angela Helton, Wife of USC Head Football Coach Clay Helton..
Angela Helton takes us on her journey from her Texas roots to the lights of Los Angeles, as the ultimate team player to USC Head Football Coach Clay Helton, She falls in love with more than football, while building a foundation for serving hungry youth in her community through the ClayandAngelaHeltonFoundation. Hear what brings tears to her eyes, as a proud member of the Trojan family, and about her joy in supporting the extended family of USC coaches' wives. Angela helps guide busy women on the little things that make a big difference when learning about sports.  Want to learn even more about the upcoming football season? Receive early details of Coach Cristina's football "training camps" complete with easy playbooks. You might surprise others and even yourself! Sign-up today to also receive weekly "sports shorts" on the biggest storylines in five minutes or less.  https://aleagueofherown.live/.
35:03
August 21, 2020
What Did This Sports Fan "Vow" to Do? Take A Page from This Marketing Executive's Winning Playbook.
Ladies, want to win in business? Take a page from The New Home Company's Chief Marketing Officer and 2019 Hall of Fame honoree on "landing" deals with the help of sports.  Joan Marcus Webb shares the story of her game changing job interview with now husband, Larry, whose interest was more in her love of the Lakers than her high scoring resume. This top draft pick reveals what she "vowed" to do on her wedding day, and how she worked to stay in the competitive game of business in male dominated Dubai. Want to learn more about the upcoming football season? Receive early details of Coach Cristina's football "training camps" complete with easy playbooks. You might surprise others and even yourself! Sign-up today to also receive weekly "sports shorts" on the biggest storylines in five minutes or less.  https://aleagueofherown.live/.
36:17
August 13, 2020
Losing The Dating Game? Stop Competing with His Love of Sports. A Game Plan for Dating A Sports Fan-Atic!
Think you can compete with his love of sports? Hear why we encourage you not to even try, but rather win him over by becoming a team player. Discover how a little goes a long way without having to memorize rules, rosters and more. Regardless of your knowledge of sports, Coach Cristina and psychotherapist Lesley Seeger will guide women (married or single) with a solid game plan for their relationships. Know the signals and win big by leaving the competition on the field. Want to learn more about the upcoming football season? Receive early details of Coach Cristina's football "training camps" complete with easy playbooks. You might surprise others and even yourself! Sign-up today to also receive weekly "sports shorts" on the biggest storylines in five minutes or less.  https://aleagueofherown.live/.
39:26
August 5, 2020
Overcoming Culture Shock: One Woman's Story of How Sports Bridged the Gap between North and South America.
Argentinian J.J. Siquot opens up about how sports in America first shocked her and what she's done to prevail. From Argentinian rugby and European football to the Steelers and Dodgers, hear this real estate pro's surprising story of gaining inclusion and confidence with a little help from a friend. Now she's shocking others. Her inspiring journey will encourage other busy women who don't know how to begin learning about sports, as games restart in baseball, basketball and soon in football.  Why should women care? She'll tell you why, and also how one NFL team won big by fulfilling a special wish.  
30:31
July 28, 2020
A Candid He Said/She Said from This "Not So" Odd Couple.
This unrehearsed episode tells the story of Jann and John Rowe, and the clever way he scored early with his wife of 25 years. Hear how sports played a key role in their very first dates, and about the fan that Jann grew to become of not only sports, but the man with a winning game plan. A relatable story for singles and couples alike, who share a passion for the same (or opposing) teams, and the dimension it adds to daily life and love. Jann also offers tips for women who want to get in the game, and enhance their relationships with partners, kids and colleagues. Don't miss this candid conversation that only these two can have, and even the delivery man "chimes in."
37:19
July 17, 2020
Summer's Hottest Series! Mind Games: A Playbook for Tackling the Boardroom, Bedroom & More.
Hear how NOT to be on the defense, as sports and your relationships reset.  Lesley Seeger, a social worker and psychotherapist in the Chicago area with her own private practice, alerts us to a new set of challenges with the restart of sports. Find out the best game plan for the safety and sanity of you and your family. We tackle the Xs and Os in our personal, professional and parental lives, so you won't always be on the defense. Unabashed, unfiltered and actionable advice, plus firsthand stories of winning, losing and training to be a team player.
37:17
July 8, 2020
Ballerina Turned Sports Executive and Mommy. Advice for Gals Who Want to Raise Their Games.
Hear how sports content is coming from people's living rooms, literally, from Lindsay Amstutz. Senior vice president and general manager of Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket and Fox Sports San Diego, Lindsay talks pivoting and innovation in a disrupted sports market and how the FOX Sports team came together in an instant. "Mommy" to two young children, learn Lindsay's work/life happiness game plan and key advice to women who want to raise their games and their children's through the power of sports.  This childhood ballerina's sports marketing career began in high school. Hear how, and what she's doing to mentor the next generation of female sports executives, plus the Pac 12 rivalry she shares with her husband. 
34:13
June 28, 2020
So You Wanna Watch? A Summer Series of Podcasts That's Too Hot to Handle.
Welcome to A League of Her Own and the reveal of its summer series of podcasts that might be too hot to handle! I’m your Coach Cristina Walters, and we’ll soon be talking games, but not the types that are finally being played on fields, courts and rinks. They’re in our minds and hearts. Every episode will take a page from my ultimate playbook of the roles sports plays in our lives. We’re recruiting All Pros from around the nation who counsel, guide, win and even lose on the field of relationships. Whether romantic, professional, parental or social, we’re not playing games, but rather scoring big with unscripted conversations from people just like you. It’s a smart play for those who want to raise their games for stronger partnerships, greater passions, enhanced support and so much more. So stop feeling sidelined and out of your league in any relationship. You’ll also be hearing about ways to continue the conversation through Patreon, and attracting a growing audience of smart and savvy women looking to connect with your product or service through sponsorships of A League of Her Own. Stay tuned for more details next week, as we kickoff summer and the hottest concept in podcasting today!
01:29
June 19, 2020
This "Super" Woman Does What for The First Time?
From Catholic school to daisy pickers and coping with Covid-19 from a Hall of Fame wife. Jersey girl, Diane Long, wife of Pro Football Hall of Famer and Super Bowl champion Howie Long, is also Mom to NFL sons Chris [has two Super Bowl rings of his own] and Kyle.  We talk soulmates, teammates and playmates. This All Pro wife and mom reveals how Boston College's loss was the Long family's gain, the different formations as Mom and Wife on game day, the importance of sports for kids, plus much more! Hear about her love for a curious mind, and how women have a competitive advantage without having to know "it all" when it comes to sports. 
30:47
June 16, 2020
How This Gal Joined The Boys Club by Playing The Game!
From walking away from a back breaking injury to getting married on Wrigley Field, this trailblazing career girl has hit it out of the park in business and love. Candice Kistner's passion for sports as a player and diehard fan continues to drive a competitive spirit that shocks men and inspires women seeking confidence and inclusion in any sports debate. Ask Candice anything about her Minnesota Vikings and Oakland A's, then be ready for an unfiltered response! She's earned her spot in any boys club [their respect too], and applies the lessons that sports teaches to her successful insurance business. 
24:37
June 11, 2020
A True Soccer Mom with Big Goals. Women's Pro Soccer Star Amy "A Rod" Rodriguez Talks Motherhood, Sports and Marriage, and More in The Covid Era.
In this first episode of A League of Her Own, hear from working mom, NCAA Champion, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Women's World Cup Soccer star Amy Rodriguez (AKA "A Rod"), as she opens up about raising her two young sons, while training with the Utah Royals in the National Women's Soccer League. Hear how sports has scored big in her marriage and family life, plus her hopes for competing in a third Olympic Games in 2021. We'll talk training in the Covid era and her excitement for college football to kickoff this fall. 
15:16
June 1, 2020
A League of Her Own Exclusive Trailer
Announcing a game changer in podcasting with intuitive content to raise anyone's game, especially women's. I'm bringing women off the sidelines and into the starting line-ups through real world sports conversations without intimidation or stereotype. It's game on!
01:01
May 21, 2020