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This week on the Way of Champions Podcast we welcome Betsy Butterick. As “The Coaches’ Coach” Betsy helps coaches do what they’ve yet to do, so they can be who they’ve yet to be. As a communication specialist, Betsy assists individuals in all facets of communication while developing the connective skills to build relationship and sustain success.

In our discussion, we dive into Betsy’s journey from a student athlete to a coach, how to level up your communication skills, and redefining what the whistle means.

Connect with Betsy on Twitter and be sure to check out Betsey’s website https://www.betsybutterick.com/ and use the offer code “WOCPOD” to save $200 off on her online course, Winning with Words: Championship Communication for Coaches.

Highlights from the Podcast:

  • Betsy shares her journey about how she came to coaching coaches
  • How can we intentionally improve our level of communication?
  • When listening, ask yourself, “What can I learn?”
  • Kids these days…who have changed, adults or kids?
  • “Connecting with Gen Z is Not Impossible, it is just unpracticed.”
  • What does your whistle mean when you blow it?
  • What is it like to work with Betsy?
  • “If we want the best out of people, we have to give them our best!”
  • Dealing with criticism and resistance to change

More About Betsy

Betsy Butterick is a former college basketball coach at the University of Washington, Occidental College, and UC San Diego in addition to having worked as the Logistics manager for the Seattle Storm. Today, Betsy is known as “The Coaches’ Coach” & Communication Specialist

As a former coach with experience in DI, DII, DIII and the WNBA Betsy utilizes her unique background with individuals ready to improve and teams of all kinds — from the locker room to the boardroom.

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