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The Shooters Touch is a podcast that brings you stories from across the basketball world. We have a huge passion for the game and want to bring the stories that may not be considered “mainstream” to your ears! As former players and coaches basketball has been a huge part of our lives and it’s our pleasure to bring these to you! Retired sneakerheads, you may even catch an episode about our favorite kicks! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theshooterstouch/support
 
Chelsea Jay is a Nationally Certified Resume Writer (1 of only 60!) and an Online Branding Expert. She also holds certifications in career and life coaching. Chelsea is known throughout the industry for her bold, unapologetic, and straight shooter methods when it comes to tackling the job search. She is on the side of the jobseeker continuously helping them build their confidence, improve their mindsets, and break free from toxic environments and lackluster roles. Don't forget to like, comme ...
 
Engaging and captivating conversations with extraordinary people from all over the world. People that couldn’t be more diverse from each other – but have in common that they make an incredible impact on this world, in their own unique way. Whether it’s people that shape the future of our planet through science, thinking, and taking action; whether it’s people that inspire others by overcoming their very own hurdles, traumas and demons; or whether it’s people that inspire others to do good fo ...
 
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Joel Rankin has been a staple at DCG, he started coaching there before there was a Wal Mart on Grimes😱! He’s had some really good teams and has another one this year. A native of Peoria, IL, Joel made a few moves before landing at DCG. He even came across a few Shooters Touch guests on his journey!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theshoo…
 
Originally from Iowa, Greg Lansing hit every rung of the “process to a head coach” ladder. He started as a GA at his Alma Mater, South Dakota, and ended as a Head Coach at Indiana State. He’s enjoyed his time off, but still has a passion for coaching. We know we’ll see him back in the hardwood very soon! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: T…
 
Aaron Dose has plenty of coaching experience, but this year he will lead the Comets of North Polk for the first time. He’s learned from great mentors and is a constant student of the game. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theshooterstouch/suppo…
 
Kelvin Adams starts his journey with the Madrid Lady Tigers this week. Kelvin has been a long time friend of the podcast but it was great to learn more about his priorities with the team and his journey to Madrid. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.…
 
After spending the last eight seasons as an assistant coach, Devvin Davis is ready to take the next step and move into the lead role. She’s been preparing for this moment her entire career and she’s ready! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thesh…
 
As a coaches son, Brandon Sharp always knew he would probably end up a coach. An injury his senior year at Simpson allowed him to take over some coaching responsibilities and he never looked back. Now the head boy’s coach at Grinnell high, coach Sharp is expecting great things from his team this year. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The …
 
Leading scorer in Iowa Falls/Alden history and 2-time All State selection, Casey Schlatter has all the accolades. But things really changed for Casey when he was selected 2nd team all conference as a sophomore. Now an assistant coach at Augustana, he continues to build on his career in hoops.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest wa…
 
A Cedar Rapids Washington grad and a certified bucket getter, Dani Franklin has a great basketball story. As a youngster she was a multi sport athlete who eventually settled on basketball. She ended up playing at Valparaiso and now is the new head coach at Waukee. We hope you enjoy learning about her playing and coaching journey! --- Support this p…
 
Garrett has been a staple in Des Moines as he made the decision to continue playing basketball at Drake after high school. Not recruited a lot, Drake was one of a few D1 schools that offered him a PWO spot. When Darian Devries took over he didn’t know much about him, but said he had a spot on the team for him if he wanted it. That’s worked out for …
 
Mike O’Connor recently vacated the Dowling Boy’s basketball coaching role. He amassed a record of 214-129 in his time there and made it to 5 state tournaments. As he talks about in the episode the winning culture at Dowling was one of the main drivers for that success. As well as the players’ willingness to do what it took to win. --- This episode …
 
A Hall of Famer, a former player under Dean Smith and Lute Olson, and a former assistant under Johnny Orr and Tim Floyd, Steve Krafcisin might have one of the best player/coach backgrounds of anyone. Just wait until you hear some of the stories! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSuppo…
 
Nicholas Baer knew what he wanted and went after it. He wasn’t highly recruited, but when he got the chance to be a Hawkeye, it was an easy decision. He took advantage of every opportunity that arose and is now one of the most well known names in Iowa City. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor…
 
If you are a college basketball fan, AJ Green needs no introduction... we are going to give him one anyway! AJ is a State Champ from Cedar Falls High School and was a Top 100 HS recruit in the country coming out of high school. With plenty of opportunities for places to play, AJ chose to stay home and play for the Panthers. In his freshman campaign…
 
Welcome to Chelsea's Career Corner! You are now entering a safe space, where you're encouraged to be brave, bold and unapologetic when it comes to building your career. Are you ready for your dose of motivation? What comes with moving on? The request for exit interviews. When you quit a job, the majority of the time you will get a request to do an …
 
Welcome to Chelsea's Career Corner! You are now entering a safe space, where you're encouraged to be brave, bold and unapologetic when it comes to building your career. Are you ready for your dose of motivation? Asking for a raise can be pretty intimidating. This is totally understandable, because there is always a chance that your employer is goin…
 
With 2 state titles under his belt, Josef Sigrist is no stranger to winning. We talk to coach about those teams as well as other teams he’s led. We also talk some golf and his thoughts on Lebron James. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theshoote…
 
Welcome to Chelsea's Career Corner! You are now entering a safe space, where you're encouraged to be brave, bold and unapologetic when it comes to building your career. Are you ready for your dose of motivation? Have you ever been in a position where you get hired and you get super excited to get started, but pretty soon you realize that you really…
 
Welcome to Chelsea's Career Corner! You are now entering a safe space, where you're encouraged to be brave, bold and unapologetic when it comes to building your career. Are you ready for your dose of motivation? If you are asking yourself whether or not you should quit your job…you probably should. But sometimes, things are not that simple. In toda…
 
Welcome to Chelsea's Career Corner! You are now entering a safe space, where you're encouraged to be brave, bold and unapologetic when it comes to building your career. Are you ready for your dose of motivation? You are doing everything right: your informational interviews, your networking, your cover letter, tour resume… yet you don’t get the job.…
 
The newly engaged couple came on the podcast to tell their story of Love and Basketball! Coming from completely different backgrounds they both end up at Drake and well... the rest is history! We hope you enjoy hearing their story!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast…
 
Welcome to Chelsea's Career Corner! You are now entering a safe space, where you're encouraged to be brave, bold and unapologetic when it comes to building your career. Are you ready for your dose of motivation? Do you need a cover letter? Do people still read it? Is it relevant? The answer to all those questions is YES. The most important job-sear…
 
We’ve been targeting Reed as a guest for a LONG time and we finally made it happen. You’re going to love this episode as Reed talks all things hoops with us. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theshooterstouch/support…
 
Elle Riffridge had a storied career at Pocahontas High School. She ended as a state champion and the state’s all time leading scorer. She had already chosen Missouri State as her next stop and packed her bags for Springfield, MO. By the time she left there she had played in 2 sweet 16’s and was recognized as one of the best shooters in the nation! …
 
Brett Putz, first year head coach and national champion head coach. Not often do you see that accomplishment in your first year, but after talking to him it’s easy to see how it happened. Obviously the team he took over helped, but he is wise beyond his years as a coach. As with many of our guests, we jam on similar connections and Iowa basketball …
 
Welcome to Chelsea's Career Corner! You are now entering a safe space, where you're encouraged to be brave, bold and unapologetic when it comes to building your career. Are you ready for your dose of motivation? Have you ever taken the first offer that an employer gave you? Don’t worry, you are not alone. The majority of professionals take the firs…
 
Welcome to Chelsea's Career Corner! You are now entering a safe space, where you're encouraged to be brave, bold and unapologetic when it comes to building your career. Are you ready for your dose of motivation? We live in a time where our careers are no longer linear, we don’t keep the same position for 30+ years. Most of us stay at one position f…
 
Welcome to Chelsea's Career Corner! You are now entering a safe space, where you're encouraged to be brave, bold and unapologetic when it comes to building your career. Are you ready for your dose of motivation? Job search is tough! It is frustrating and it can be extremely draining. But, you know what is worse? Not receiving any responses. Today, …
 
Turner Scott is a West Des Moines native who has a tremendous story of overcoming adversity and dealing with expectations. He was a multi sport athlete at Valley high school and talks about how that helped him in his basketball career. Who does Turner think would win a free throw contest between him and former guest(also his coach at Valley and Tru…
 
Welcome to Chelsea's career corner! You are now entering a safe space, where you're encouraged to be brave, bold and unapologetic when it comes to building your career. Are you ready for your dose of motivation? Today we talk about the one thing that job seekers always worry about and that is: “I’ve already had too many jobs.” Is this a bad thing? …
 
Basketball has always been a love of Hannah Fuller. As a lot of athletic families are, the Fuller’s were super competitive, whether it was a game of UNO or hoops! It was great talking to Hannah about how her role has changed over the years and how she spent last year, a year she spent most of it injured. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: T…
 
Welcome to Chelsea's Career Corner! You are now entering a safe space, where you're encouraged to be brave, bold and unapologetic when it comes to building your career. Are you ready for your dose of motivation? You got a job offer and you are ready to turn in your resignation. This can be pretty nerve-racking, especially if you are in a position w…
 
Jeremey was a great conversation about youth sports, specialization in sports as well as his coaching mentors. Clear Lake has made it to State 2 out of the last 2 years and it’s easy to hear why. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theshooterstouc…
 
Welcome to Chelsea's Career Corner! You are now entering a safe space, where you're encouraged to be brave, bold and unapologetic when it comes to building your career. Are you ready for your dose of motivation? So, you finally have the confidence and courage to tackle a career/job change? That is great! But are you ready for the next step - settin…
 
Recently retired from Norwalk High School, Chris Larson amassed 343 wins in 24 years at the helm at Norwalk. He has tremendous stories and really built his program the right way! You’ll enjoy his connection to Drake University and Vets Auditorium, a connection that we didn’t even know was possible! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The eas…
 
Welcome to Chelsea's Career Corner! You are now entering a safe space, where you're encouraged to be brave, bold and unapologetic when it comes to building your career. Are you ready for your dose of motivation? I’m so excited about today’s episode! Today I’m going to answer the question: “Can you find work that you really love?” So, if you are rea…
 
Brian Frick hasn’t been at Johnston high school long, but he already has some big games under his belt. He just finished 2nd at state and really had his team playing their best basketball towards the end of the year(exactly what you want as a coach). We chat with coach about his path to Johnston where he had some great mentors and coaches under ver…
 
Welcome to Chelsea's Career Corner! You are now entering a safe space, where you're encouraged to be brave, bold and unapologetic when it comes to building your career. Are you ready for your dose of motivation? If you know me, then you know that I am all about dropping motivation and encouragement on your timelines. Of course I am going to bring t…
 
It’s the best time of the year. That’s right, better than Christmas, New Year’s, and your birthday, it’s March Madness! We devote this podcast to everything that’s going on in the world of basketball. Iowa high school state tournament, black Monday for college coaches and of course, the NCAA tournament. No guest needed! --- Support this podcast: ht…
 
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