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Welcome to the Way of Champions Podcast hosted by John O'Sullivan.

 

Each week we connect you with the top minds in sport, coaching, leadership, and creating championship programs so you can take your athletes and teams to the next level.

May 22, 2017


Founder and CEO of Empowerment Through Sport, Angela Hucles is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist for US Soccer, two-time World Cup Bronze Medalist, former professional soccer player of the Boston Breakers and the US Soccer Foundation’s 2009 Humanitarian of the Year.
Angela led the U.S. team in scoring with 4 goals in the 2008 Olympics; 2 of these goals came in the U.S. victory over Japan. With a passion for helping others achieve their goals and dreams and over 30 years experience in the sports industry, she founded the Leadership Series in 2012, an event focused on discovering sports leadership skills and athlete transitions that translate to life success. Angela has become a regular speaker on topics of sports leadership, equality, inclusion & safe spaces, anti-bullying, and the power of sport and its impact on personal growth and development.
After her retirement from professional soccer, Angela was a sports broadcaster and analyst for the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics (NBC) and the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup (FOX). Angela is a TEDx speaker and served as the Women’s Sports Foundation President, founded by Billie Jean King.

Finding Angela:
Her Website: AngelaHucles.com
Twitter: @AngelaHucles
Instagram: @AngelaHucles
Ceres Platinum Group: http://ceresplatinumgroup.com/
Her TED Talk: Angela Hucles TED Talk

Show Notes:
8:00 Who Were Her Great Teammates and Why

12:30 Leaders is About Relationships

14:00 Embrace Your Role, Prepare For New Roles

18:00 Angela on Getting Back to the Joy

27:00 Introverted Leadership and Allowing "Space" for Intoverts

34:30 Learn to Lead from Your Strengths

39:00 The Social Impact of Sports - Paving the Path for Women in Sports