Vision of a Champion with Anson Dorrance

Hosted ByAnson Dorrance

"The vision of a champion is someone who is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion when nobody else is watching.”

On the Vision of a Champion Podcast, 22 time national champion and 8 time coach of the year Anson Dorrance - along with co-hosts Dean Linke and Natalie Bode - talk about what it means to be a champion with elite athletes and coaches who have been a part of Anson's Hall of Fame journey - Tobin Heath, Roy Williams, Lucy Bronze, Crystal Dunn, April Heinrichs and more are in the upcoming season, and you don’t want to miss it. Subscribe now, and we’ll see you soon with the first episode, with women’s soccer legend Mia Hamm.

“The vision of a champion is someone who is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion when nobody else is watching.”

On the Vision of a Champion Podcast, 22 time national champion and 8 time coach of the year Anson Dorrance – along with co-hosts Dean Linke and Natalie Bode – talk about what it means to be a champion with elite athletes and coaches who have been a part of Anson’s Hall of Fame journey – Tobin Heath, Roy Williams, Lucy Bronze, Crystal Dunn, April Heinrichs and more are in the upcoming season, and you don’t want to miss it. Subscribe now, and we’ll see you soon with the first episode, with women’s soccer legend Mia Hamm.


All Episodes

Tobin Heath: Chapter 12 – The Competitive Cauldron

Tobin Heath is a rock star. She wants to play soccer, and compete in her life, and everyone’s opinion of her doesn’t matter. She’s a 3-time national champion at...

Danielle Egan and Claudio Reyna: Chapter 11 – Soccer Supporters – Players and Their Parents

Anson Dorrance and host Dean Linke chat with UNC soccer star Danielle Egan Reyna and former captain of the US Men’s National Team Claudio Reyna about the role parents...

Lucy Bronze: Chapter 10 – Stepping Up to College Soccer

Lucy Bronze on competitiveness, “There’s a perception that being competitive is not really a good thing, especially when I was younger, for a girl to be competitive, it’s like...

Susan Ellis: Chapter 9 – High School Soccer

As soccer has grown in popularity, so too have the number of club teams. Many feel like for those that want to play soccer collegiately, club soccer is the...

Sarina Wiegman: Chapter 8 – Levels of Play

Sarina Wiegman is the Head Coach of England’s National Team. At the time of recording, Anson Dorrance and host Natalie Bode talk to Sarina about her success as the...

April Heinrichs: Chapter 7 – Technical and Tactical Development

Today Anson Dorrance and Dean Linke chat with April Heinrichs, former UNC standout, former US women’s national team star, and former head coach of the US women’s national team....

Tisha Venturini: Chapter 6 – Soccer Basics

Tisha Venturini-Hoch is the only athlete who has 4 NCAA championships, an Olympic Gold, a World Cup, and a professional championship.  Today, Tisha and her college coach Anson Dorrance,...

Roy Williams: Chapter 5 – How The Greats Obtained Personal Excellence

How do the great athletes become elite? What can the coaches do to drive them to their full potential? On today’s episode, Anson and host Natalie Bode are joined...

Gloria & Yael Averbuch: Chapter 4 – Enriching Your Life through Soccer

Today Anson and host Dean Linke are joined by Gloria and Yael Averbuch. Gloria is the co-author of Vision of a Champion with Anson, and they wrote it together...