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Nov 25, 2019

In this latest edition of In The Circle, we are joined by USF and USA Softball Head Coach Ken Eriksen. Below is a breakdown on some of the topics discussed:

  • 4:58-Coach Eriksen shares the process over the last two years of building the USA Softball roster leading into the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
  • 9:04-Sharing the process of creating an all-around team to complete for USA Softball
  • 10:40-The biggest differences between coaching collegiately and internationally
  • 15:33-Discussing the ability to have different coaches come through USA Softball such has Heather Tarr and Tim Walton
  • 20:40-The lasting impact of the 2004 Olympic Team and an exciting comparison Coach Eriksen makes
  • 30:46-How he balances his time with USA Softball along with his duties at USF
  • 39:03-What made Coach Eriksen switch over to coaching the Women's National Team
  • 49:55-The trust Coach Eriksen has in his USF Coaching Staff to hold down the fort when he is with USA Softball

Victor joins the episode to talk about Rachel Folden being hired by the Chicago Cubs' minor league system and share news about the podcast schedule.