9 Podcasts Coaches Should Listen To

We know how hard you work to help your athletes achieve their maximum potential while fostering a positive team environment. And that includes looking for new ideas to get the winning edge.  

Podcasts are a great way to learn about the latest coaching techniques to inspire and lead your team to success, in and out of the classroom. Plus, it’s refreshing to get advice from fellow coaches and folks who’ve been there before. 

The best part? You can tuck them into your busy schedule. Just press “play” when you’re getting ready in the morning, fitting in a quick workout, or driving home at the end of the day. 


1. Coach 360  

Helps high school coaches take their leadership to the next level with topics like developing culture, locker room management, character development, mental toughness, and practice techniques. 

Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/coach-360/id1224657497 

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6YwScW4Oi1npq4bgMRAzDA?si=fc7e05b01e3e4bf4 

2. The College Recruiting Weekly Podcast 

Teaches coaches how to communicate and tell their program’s story to prospect student-athletes more effectively, with important behind-the-scenes aspects of college recruiting.  

Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/college-recruiting-weekly-podcast/id1170756015 

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1Yhu3Q9YaybVkAXeXI7AOE?si=73b0ad4e29e74d4f 

3. High School Coaches Club 

Brings together the best minds in high school sports to improve the sports experience for athletes and coaches. Features stories from players, trainers, administrators, and coaches, with fundraising ideas, practice planning concepts, and culture-building promotions. 

Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/high-school-coaches-club/id1531346563  

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5gjEL6As3bG0hYQ4Wy6T8f?si=4d6a0f7ff4f24e77   

4. Every Coach Needs a Coach 

Get access to coaches you may never meet to learn their secrets. Perfect for coaches of all levels and sports.  

Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/every-coach-needs-a-coach/id1488270149 

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1zJimWlZb8CE868XoxUsJ6?si=7fd7f2939eec4d8b 

5. Coach and Coordinator Podcast 

Meet the most knowledgeable head coaches, coordinators, and position coaches from professional, college, and high school football. Topics include philosophy, concepts, schemes, strategies, and one idea for each episode to gain the winning edge. 

Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/coach-and-coordinator-podcast/id1216363733 

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2FMkGaDAACBdFKWXY9WfGs?si=d6fd6b14968e448a 

6. The Cutting Edge Coaching Podcast 

Get practical ideas and strategies on coaching that apply to coaches of any sport. 

Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cutting-edge-coaching/id1561404117  

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2Rug6EDaOzoTUXIyfmWuXM?si=cd666be6fc024989   

7. Inside the Headset with the AFCA 

Listen to in-depth interviews, anecdotes, and a breakdown of the X’s & O’s with football coaches around the country from Inside the Headset with the AFCA. 

Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/inside-the-headset-with-the-afca/id1277902292  

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3CsSPWZeKYkkkaN9Q3rS5R?si=3354be49a6954f6e  

8. Success is a Choice 

Inspiring insights to help you grow your team, strengthen your culture, improve yourself, or add value to those around you.  

Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/success-is-a-choice/id1291613912  

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4roUHbZUj0TedqvPrvQWBd?si=54505eece2b143a6   

9. Coach Forward Podcast 

Go beyond the X’s and O’s to explore the ever-changing landscape of high-impact coaching in youth sports. Get hands-on coaching insights to help you mentor, inspire, and create champions for life. 

Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/coach-forward-podcast/id1576401363  

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/77QAK4Lny2hIF798ibNx2A?si=83779a689aa044b8  


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