BC117. Eric Byrnes – A Major League Endurance Sports Mindset

Brian talks with former Major League Baseball player and Peak Performer Eric Byrnes, the day before they both compete in IRONMAN Arizona.  Byrnes recently came out with a Documentary on his journey from a Major League field to 8 IRONMAN competitions as well as The Western States 100. In this episode, you will learn about… What …

BC116: Your 12-Week Solution

In this episode, Brian talks about The 12 Pillars of Peak Performance Digital Training Program and how it will help you take your program to the next level… You will learn about… The 12 Pillars of Peak Performance Digital Training Program How this program will help you and your become mentally tougher Why this system will get you …

BC115: Peter Yobo – From Ghana to USC Football & Branding the Pro Athlete

In this episode, Brian talks with Peter Yobo, who is a former USC Trojan football player and innovation strategies consultant.  Peter grew up overseas in Ghana and has an incredible story of coming to the U.S. and starting his own business. You will learn about… Peter’s unique journey from West Africa to Southern California Peter’s passion …

2016 Year In Review

On a daily basis, you’re either taking a step closer to where you want to be or you’re taking a step further away. In 2016, we took some huge strides towards where we want to go… Recap some of the highlights from 2016 in this video below: What is the One Word Focus you need …

BC107: Hal Wasson | Building a Winning High School Football Program | Championship Culture #Pillar2

This week’s guest is one of the top high school football coaches in the nation.  Hal Wasson has been the head football coach at Southlake Carroll in Southlake, TX, since 2007.  The Dragons are widely recognized as a top high school football program and annually find themselves ranked in the top 25 nationally and competing …

BC106: Alan McDougal | Coaching The Mental Game of Baseball & Program Building | Championship Culture #Pillar2

This week’s guest is Alan McDougal, head baseball coach at Colleyville Heritage High School in Colleyville, TX.  Alan is widely regarded as one of the top coaches in the game when it comes to developing a mindset and a championship culture.  He has coached multiple Major League players and routinely puts players into Division One …

BC100: The 100th Episode of The Peak Performance Podcast With Brian Cain

You asked.  We listened. For the 100th episode of the Peak Performance Podcast, I answered several of your most pressing questions… The questions include: Which sport is your favorite to work with on game day? How do you get a reluctant player to buy in? Which aspect of your mission brings you the most fulfillment? What …

Exclusive Birthday Video Podcast with Brian Cain!

This Exclusive Birthday Video Podcast is my gift for you…  In this video, you’ll hear about: My recent updates in training for Ironman Arizona The 1 thing I’ve learned about myself while training… How you can support the #MilesForSmiles mission! and much more… Visit BrianCain.com/Ironman to learn more and support #MilesForSmiles! 

BC96: Luke Mandola, Jr., Sr. VP of Fuddruckers – Leadership, Process & Culture

This week’s guest is Luke Mandola, Jr.   Luke is the Senior Vice President of Fuddruckers, home of The World’s Greatest Hamburgers.  In this podcast, Luke talks about the Fuddruckers 8-step process known as The Stairway to Burger Heaven, and about leadership and their championship culture of FCCPPST.  A former baseball standout for the Tulane Green …

BC92: Mark Doran – 1983 MLB 1st Rd Pick & Wisconsin Badger Football Player

Mark Doran is known internationally as a premier batting instructor.  He played baseball and football at the University of Wisconsin, where he earned the All-American award in baseball.  Out of college, Mark was drafted in the first round by the California Angels in 1983, 23rd overall, where he excelled at every level in the minor …

BC90: Ryan Harrison – SlowTheGameDown – Vision Performance Trainer

Ryan Harrison is a certified Sports Performance Vision Trainer with SlowTheGameDown.  He has a degree in Exercise Physiology from University of California at Davis, where he was a kicker for the football team.  Since 1998 Ryan has been working with international softball, collegiate and amateur softball teams. Ryan also has been a key consultant to …

BC85: Burt Watson – Babysitter to the Stars

This week’s guest is the man that makes MMA events happen, Burt Watson.  A career in boxing and MMA that began more than 30 years ago has allowed Burt Watson to serve in a host of positions with some of boxing’s and MMA’s most-recognized names.  As a consultant, advisor, promoter and event coordinator, Burt commands a …

BC84: Jonah Bayliss – From Div. III Baseball to the Major Leagues

This week’s guest is former MLB Pitcher and one of Cain’s best friends from childhood Jonah Bayliss. Jonah pitched in the Major Leagues with the Kansas City Royals and Pittsburgh Pirates, had a tour with the Team USA Baseball Olympic Qualifying team and one season in Japan. Bayliss who was the #5 pitcher on his high school team …

BC83: Prague Clinic – The Mental Game of Baseball

This week we reach into the Vault, going all the way back to December 2014 where Brian Cain delivers a live coaches educational clinic at The European Baseball Coaches Association Clinic.  Enjoy Cain live as he takes more than 100 coaches from all over the world through the fundamentals of competing one pitch at a time.

BC82: Chris Bradley – The Mental Game of Hockey

Senior graduating captain Chris Bradley of RPI Hockey is this week’s guest on the Peak Performance Podcast. Listen to how passionate Chris is when talking about the Mental Game of Hockey and competing one shift at a time.

BC81: Mike Spillane – Pro Hockey Goalie

Mike Spillane is the former goal tender for The University of Vermont and a former professional hockey player. Spillane is a master of the mental game in the net and talks with Peak Performance Coach Brian Cain about the demands placed on the most mentally demanding position in all of sport:  the hockey goalie. Click …

BC80: The Mental Game of Hockey – One Shift at a Time

Brian Cain is the author of The Mental Game of Ice Hockey, Playing One Shift At A Time and the most sought after mental game of ice hockey consultant in the USA. Cain works with top college, high school and select hockey programs on developing a process that allows players and coaches to consistently be …

BC74: Matt Knoll – Baylor Men’s Tennis Coach

Matt Knoll is the head men’s tennis coach at Baylor University.  As one of the most successful tennis coaches in the country, Knoll discusses how he builds mental toughness and a culture of one-point warriors in his program. Follow Cain on Twitter @BrianCainPeak.

BC73: Rob Childress – Texas A&M Baseball

Rob Childress is the head baseball coach at Texas A&M University.  In this podcast Coach Childress discusses the mental game of baseball, how he builds toughness in the players in his program, and the championship culture that is the foundation of his program. Follow Cain on Twitter @BrianCainPeak.

BC72: Sean Cotter – Former UMass Lowell Softball Head Coach

Sean Cotter is the former head softball coach at UMass Lowell and led the River Hawks to great heights when at the helm of their program.  Cotter is a master of the mental game, and in this podcast he talks about coaching the mental game and strategies for building mental toughness on the diamond. Follow Cain …

BC66: Declan Connolly – NY Rangers Ex-Physiologist | Fueling for Performance

Dr. Declan Connolly is an exercise physiologist at The University of Vermont and has worked in multiple Olympic games and served as a consultant to top teams and athletes in the world.  Connolly breaks down the importance of fueling for performance and how you can eat to win. Follow Cain on Twitter @BrianCainPeak.

BC65: Derek Johnson – Building Mental Toughness in Pitchers

In this podcast, former Vanderbilt Baseball pitching coach Derek Johnson shares strategies for helping pitchers compete one pitch at a time and reach their maximum potential through mental conditioning.  Johnson is considered by many as the top pitching coach in the world.  He currently works as the pitching coordinator for the Milwaukee Brewers. Follow Cain on …

BC64: Brian Cain on the Mental Game of Baseball

In this podcast, master of the mental game Brian Cain breaks down what it takes to succeed on the diamond one pitch at a time.  Cain also fields questions on the mental game of baseball. Follow Cain on Twitter @BrianCainPeak.

BC63: Firas Zahabi – Mental Game of MMA

Firas Zahabi is one of the most respected MMA trainers in the world.  He is the head coach of TriStar Gym in Montreal, Canada – home of 2010, 2011 and 2012 Canadian Athlete of the Year and UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre.  Zahabi is a master of the mental game and is excellent at …

BC62: Frank Anderson – University of Houston

Frank Anderson is the pitching coach at The University of Houston and the former head baseball coach at Oklahoma State.  He is also the father of Major League Baseball pitcher Brett Anderson.  Coach Anderson discusses the mental aspects of pitching and what it takes to perform your best one pitch at a time on the …

BC61: Jack Dahm – Former University of Iowa Baseball Coach

Jack Dahm is the former head baseball coach at The University of Iowa.  Dahm discusses the importance of routines and being able to slow the game down by being able to slow yourself down to give you the best chance for success on the diamond. Follow Cain on Twitter @BrianCainPeak.

BC60: Keith Bateman

Keith Bateman is the head baseball coach at Augsburg College in Minnesota.  Bateman is a master of the mental game and is one of the top young coaches in the game of baseball.  In this podcast he discusses competing against the game one pitch at a time. Follow Cain on Twitter @BrianCainPeak.

BC59: Kyla Holas – University of Houston Softball Coach

Kyla Holas is the head softball coach at The University of Houston.  One of the premiere pitching coaches in the country, Holas was also an All-American pitcher at The University of Louisiana Lafayette. In this podcast, Holas discusses the mental aspects of softball performance and what it takes to achieve success at the highest level …

BC57: Ethan Miller – How To Use The Mental Game as an Athletic Director

This week’s guest is Ethan Miller. Ethan is the Athletic Director and Head Baseball Coach for Central Springs High School in Manly, Iowa. In this podcast, Ethan discusses how he uses the mental game to help create a championship culture in the athletic department and to inspire and motivate his team and students on a …

BC56: Brian Cain – Athletic Administration

This week, Brian Cain joins us on the other side of the microphone as he shares his story from being a PE Teacher to 7 years as an athletic director to one of the world’s most sought after peak performance coaches.  He shares what he knows now that he wishes he knew when starting out …

BC55: Spanky McFarland – Former JMU Baseball Head Coach

Spanky McFarland is the former head baseball coach at James Madison University and one of the best men in college baseball history.  McFarland talks about creating a program of excellence, built on character and competing one pitch at a time. Follow Cain on Twitter @BrianCainPeak.

BC54: Steve Smith – Former Baylor Baseball Head Coach

Steve Smith is the former head baseball coach at Baylor University and the all-time wins leader in Baylor history.  Smith shares insight into coaching the mental game and into the core values of the program, competing one pitch at a time, and what he has learned from a lifetime of being in the game of …

BC53: Kyle Peterson – ESPN Analyst

Kyle Peterson is one of the top college baseball analysts in the world and can be seen every weekend on ESPN covering college baseball.  Peterson was an All-American pitcher at Stanford and went on to have a successful professional baseball career.  Peterson talks about his mindset as a pitcher and what he sees as similarities …

BC51: Barrin Simpson – 3x All-SEC Football Player & CFL Hall of Fame

This week’s guest on The Brian Cain Peak Performance Podcast is one of the only players in the history of college football to be a 3x All-SEC Defensive Player.  Our guest is former Mississippi State Bulldogs middle linebacker Barrin Simpson.  Simpson was also a 1st Team All-American who went on to play for 11 seasons in …

BC48: All Access Mental Game VIP

This is the 50th episode of the Brian Cain Peak Performance Podcast – 50 episodes in which Cain has interviewed the top coaches and athletes that use his system for establishing a championship culture and for competing one play/pitch at a time. Cain is one of the most highly sought-after coaches and speakers on topics …

BC47: Marla Townsend – Winning the Mental Game

This week’s guest is UAB Softball head coach Marla Townsend.  Coach Townsend has led UAB Softball to the NCAA Tournament in 5 of the last 6 seasons and has guided the Blazers program since it began in 1998.  In addition to being named Conference USA Coach of the Year in 2013 and being known as traditionally …

BC46: Ron Polk – Mississippi State and Baseball HOF

This week’s guest is former Mississippi State and University of Georgia head baseball coach Ron Polk.  Coach Polk is one of the most storied coaches in Southeastern Conference, college baseball and NCAA History.  He was inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame in 2009 and has since served as the volunteer assistant coach under Brian …

BC45: Brian Shoop – Building Better Men Through the Game

This week’s guest is UAB Baseball Head Coach Brian Shoop. Coach Shoop is one of the most organized men I have ever met. His practices are some of the most fast paced, competitive and detailed in the country. A man of the highest character and integrity, Coach Shoop talks about his philosophy for building a …

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BC44: Mike Bianco – Creating A Program of Excellence & The Mental Game

This weeks guest is Mike Bianco, Head Baseball Coach at The University of Mississippi. Coach Bianco has led the REBS to the 2009 and 2014 SEC Conference championships and a trip to Omaha in 2014. Bianco played and coached at Louisiana State University with quite possibly the greatest mental conditioning coach of all time in …

BC43: Todd Whitting – Mastering The Mental Game

This week’s guest is Todd Whitting, head baseball coach at The University of Houston.  Coach Whitting led the Cougars to the American Athletic Conference Championship in 2014 and in 2015 and to an NCAA Super Regional in Austin, Texas, in 2014. I first started working with Coach Whitting when he was an assistant coach at …

BC42: Erik Bakich – Accelerated Player Development Program

This week’s guest is Erik Bakich, Head Baseball Coach at The University of Michigan. Coach Bakich led the Wolverines to the Big 10 Conference Championship in 2015 and participated in the NCAA Tournament for the first time as a head coach. I first started working with Bakich when he was an assistant coach at Vanderbilt …

BC41: Cat Osterman-2x Olympic Medalist Shares Mindset Insight

This weeks guest is one of the greatest athletes of all time. Cat Osterman is a 4-time NCAA All-American softball pitcher originally from The University of Texas. The Houston native is also a 2 time Olympic medalist having pitched the USA Women’s Softball Team to the gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and the …

BC40: John Brubaker-Seeds of Success & Separating The Who From The Do

This weeks guest is Coach John Brubaker. Coach Bru is a nationally renowned performance consultant, speaker and award-winning author. He teaches audiences how to obtain better results in business and sports with straightforward tools that turbo charge performance. Using a multidisciplinary approach, “Coach Bru” helps organizations and individuals develop their competitive edge. John is the …

BC38: Mike O’Day-Strategies for Success in Leadership, Athletics, and Life

Mike O’Day is a legend in high school athletic administration. Inducted into the Vermont Principals Hall of Fame and a recipient of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Thomas Frederick Award (given to the top athletic director in the nation each year) O’Day invested 31 years in leading the athletic department at South Burlington High …

BC37: Greg Wallis & Nathan Choate – Coaching the Mental Game

Nathan Choate and Greg Wallis are the pitching coach and offensive coordinator for the Grand Canyon University Baseball Program in Phoenix, Arizona. I have worked with these two up incoming college baseball coaches since 2006 at UC Irvine. Choate and I played little league baseball together in Williamstown, Mass before he moved to California. These …

BC36: Adam Revelette – Inside Pitch Magazine

Adam Revelette is a volunteer assistant coach at Baylor University and editor of Inside Pitch Magazine. Revelette ran the Baylor University baseball operations in 2013 after joining the staff on Aug. 9, 2012. Prior to coming to Baylor, Revelette spent two seasons as an assistant coach at Transylvania (Ky.) University. He served as the Pioneers’ …

BC35: Trevor Moawad – Building an Elite Mindset

This weeks guest is Trevor Moawad, one of the top Mental Conditioning Coaches in the country. Moawad has held multiple roles as both Director of Mental Conditioning and Director of the multi-disciplined IMG Performance Institute (at the IMG Academies in Bradenton, Florida) and most recently Moawad was the Vice President of Pro/Elite Sports and Mindset at …

BC34: Wayne Rickman – Fair to Fabulous in 15 minutes

Wayne Rickman is the author of the book Fair To Fabulous in Fifteen Minutes: Your Personal Journey To A More Inspirational Life and is vice president of sales/marketing for Wyndham Vacation Ownership in Myrtle Beach, SC. He has served as a VP for Starwood Vacation Ownership and VP for Santera Resorts. During his career, his …

BC31: Jack Warren – Giving Back to the Game

Jack Warren is the host of the Top Coach Podcast, as well as a featured partner of the Brian Cain Peak Performance Podcast on the Top Coach Network. He is the creator of the Top Coach Podcast series, featuring the top baseball and softball coaches from around the country. In this podcast, Jack discusses his …

BC30: Steve Springer – Quality At-Bats

Steve Springer is the master of quality at bats. From a non-starter his senior year of high school baseball to playing in the Major Leagues and now coaching numerous all-star hitters on the mental side of the game “Spring” is a gem and the baseball version of Rudy. In this podcast he breaks down the …

BC29: Alan Jaeger – ZEN and the Mental Game

Alan Jaeger is a master of mental training, long toss and arm care. He has helped hundreds of baseball and softball players from the youth level to the major leagues learn to maximize their arm and mental strength Jaeger is a believer that training should address more than just an athlete’s physical skills and preparation. …

BC28: Todd Bradley – The Coach’s Journey

Todd Bradley is the head softball coach at Campbell University in North Carolina. I have known Bradley for the past five years having had the chance to work with him at the Florida State Softball camp. He has impressed me as a passionate, dedicated and hard working coach with an excellent knowledge of the game and …

BC27: Dr. Dan Laby – Sports Vision Training

Dr. Daniel M. Laby is a member of the clinical faculty (Assistant Clinical Professor) of the Harvard Medical School, he also instructs students from the Boston University School of Medicine and the New England College of Optometry. He works with the St Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox baseball teams and evaluates the teams annually …

BC26: Dan Cimini – Make the Worst Thing the Best Thing

Dan Cimini is the head baseball coach at University Liggett School in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan. ULS has won more games than any other high school team in the State of Michigan, has been to 4 straight State Championship Games (Winning 3 State Titles in 2011,2013 and 2014), has been named State Coach of the …

BC25: Olaniyi Sobomehin – The NFL Firefighters Mindset

Olaniyi “Nee” Sobomehin “Show Bo” [OH-la-nee-yee Shuh-BO-muh-heen] played college football at Oregon State University and Portland State University before signing on with the New Orleans Saints of the NFL. Nee’s podcast was fascinating. He shared insight into the mindset that it takes to succeed in the NFL and spoke at length about his teammate Drew …

BC24: Garrett Black – Coins, Chips, and Championships

Garrett Black is the athletic director and softball coach at Greenbrier High School in Evans, Georgia. He has one 17 district titles and state championships in Georgia 5A softball in 2004 and 2014. He is one of the most accomplished softball coaches in the country and a master of the mental game. In this podcast …

BC23: Russell Cooper – Coaching & Parenting

Russell Cooper is an international softball pitching icon and one of the most respected authorities on softball pitching in the world. In this podcast he shares his advice on reaching your potential in softball and in life and also on the challenges that parents who coach can face when coaching their own children. His advice …

BC22: Travis Wilson – New Zealand Softball to the Atlanta Braves

Travis Wilson was playing softball for the New Zealand National team and was drafted by the Atlanta Braves. His first at-bat EVER in baseball came in professional baseball. After playing with hall of fame MLB players in the minor leagues and in two Braves Major League Spring Trainings, Wilson is now a highly sought after …