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Worthy of the Jersey

There are a million sports shows that examine the X's and O's of the game. Worthy of the Jersey is unique. famed basketball coach Eric Flannery and cohost Tim Smith also focus on the mentality of professional, college, and high school sports, sharing their insight on what it takes to be a champion. Base in Cleveland, Ohio
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Sep 14, 2021

One of our favorite guests, Coach Sharman White, joins the show to talk about the experience of Team USA's U16 gold medal run through the Tournament of the Americas in Mexico. Coach Flannery and Coach White discuss their approach to picking a team, dealing with quarantine rules and their approach and experience on their gold medal run.

Aug 29, 2021

Sean Flannery (@Sean_Flan10) joins Tim to preview the USA Men's U16 Gold Medal matchup with Argentina. The game is tonight, Sunday at 9:30 pm and can be watched live on youtube:

https://youtu.be/WWEbwJjo3TA

Aug 27, 2021

Our first quick hitter pod! Tim gives his thoughts on the Cavs making a trade for Lauri Markkanen and sending out Larry Nance Jr.

Let us know if you like these quicker pods!

Aug 25, 2021

Matt Goul (@mgoul) joins Tim to talk about Ohio High School football, with a focus on Northeast Ohio. Topics include:

  • New preseason schedule
  • New playoff format
  • Why St. Ed's earned the top overall ranking
  • The top region 1 teams, including Mentor, St. Ignatius and Medina
  • Best division 2 teams
  • Top early season games in Northeast Ohio
  • Teams and storylines to look out for throughout the season

Follow Matt's work on cleveland.com and on twitter (@mgoul)

All St. Ed's games broadcast on stedwardeagles.com

 

 

Aug 9, 2021

This time it's Tim who is away, so Coach Flan (@coachflan) takes over for a conversation with frequent guest Coach Sharman White (@coachswhite).

Eric and Sharm talk about their roles as coaches for the upcoming FIBA Americas tournament in Mexico, where they will be leading the U16 team for USA Basketball. They talk about how they're preparing, what they expect on the trip and the unique challenges of this particular tournament.

Tim (@timmys24) will be sure to share updates throughout the tournament and hopefully have some follow ups with the coaches!

Aug 5, 2021

MIchael Kennedy (@MichaelKenKen), film writer of the movie Freaky, joins Tim to talk about a number of topics, including:

-What inspired him to be a horror movie writer

-His journey from St. Ed's to Bowling Green to Cleveland to Hollywood

-How he got started in the TV business

-The process to write the movie and how it became a feature film

-A lot of aspects of the movie, some of our favorite characters, scenes

-The great reaction from critics and fans

I really enjoyed this conversation. Check out the Freaky movie on HBO, HBO max or anywhere else you can find movies.

Jul 22, 2021

Chris Fedor (@chrisfedor), Cavs beat reporter for cleveland.com com, joins Tim (@timmys24) to catch up on the NBA Draft and the Cavs. Topics discussed are the top prospects and how they would fit for the Cavs, plausible trade scenarios for Collin Sexton and an update on Kevin Love.

Always great to catch up with Chris! The NBA Draft is next Thursday, July 29th.

Jun 23, 2021

This show has an echo to it that may make it hard to listen to. Apologies for that and if it makes it impossible to listen to, understood.

Coach Flannery and Tim catch up on summer basketball camps, especially Tim's daughter as one of just two girls at St. Ed's camp.

Then they talk about the Cavs winding up with the 3rd pick in this summer's draft. Coach Flan gives thoughts on the top prospects and why he's drawn to Jalen Suggs.

 

May 25, 2021

Eric and Tim start this show by discussing some current topics including Phil Mickelson's win and the NBA playoffs. They talk about summer basketball and how the COSA summer skills program and leage is going.

At the 27:30 mark, Coach Sharman White from Pace Acadamy and Team USA joins the conversation to give an update on the U17 Team USA summer schedule. The coaches are headed to a training camp this week with eyes on the World Championships in Argentina later this summer.

Apr 15, 2021

Magnificat Head Coach Dan Gallagher joins Coach Flannery and Tim to discuss COSA Basketball's upcoming spring season and skill development program for 4-8th grade boys.

More information and registration at sehs.net/springleague

Mar 17, 2021

Coach Flan and Tim return from a bit of a podcasting hiatus. Topics include a recap of the St. Ed's basketball season, thoughts and feelings after getting knocked out in the sweet 16. They also share some memories of Tom Bodle, a long-time coach in the program who recently passed away. Finally, they quickly go through the NCAA tournament bracket and make a few predictions. 

 

Support the podcast at https://www.patreon.com/WOTJ

 

Feb 5, 2021

University of Charlotte Offensive Coordinator, and St. Ed's class of '98, Mark Carney (@coachmacarney) joins Tim to talk about the up and coming Charlotte program, navigating a football season full of pandemic challenges, and outlook for the next season for the 49ers. 

And of course, we give thoughts on the Super Bowl. What to look for schematically and how we think the game might go. 

Enjoy the Super Bowl!

Support our podcast at patreon.com/WOTJ

Feb 4, 2021

Former Browns and Michigan player Aaron Shea joins Tim to talk about going through the recruiting process as a parent and also shares some stories about Tom Brady.

Support the show at patreon.com/WOTJ

 

Jan 28, 2021

Coach Lombardo joins Coach Flannery and Tim to check in on the St. Edward football team. Then, they discuss the basketball team, which is off to a 9-1 start. 

Coach Lombardo will be on this Friday's broadcast against Lima High School. The broadcast will be streamed at stedwardeagles.com

 

Support us on patreon! patreon.com/wotj

 

Jan 7, 2021

Coach Flannery and Tim are back from a Christmas season break. They catch up on the first 2-months of the season, which has included 4 games and a COVID-related break. 

They also spend some time discussing offesnive philosophy, the environments of the games with reduced crowds and look forward to the next phase of the season.

Watch St. Edward games on stedwardeagles.com

Support us on patreon at patreon.com/wotj

Dec 17, 2020

This podcast is a recent zoom conversation Tim had with former St. Edward player Nick Kinzel (@nick_kinzel). Nick is doing some coaching work and training down in Charleston, SC while he finishes the masters. This conversation centers around thoughts on some ways to bring value to an established successful basketball program.

Check out Nick's website at cantstoptraining.com

Will be back soon with Coach Flan!

Check out our patreon at patreon.com/wotj 

Nov 16, 2020

Coach Flannery and Tim discuss the 2020 NBA Draft and their thoughts on some of the top prospects. Players discussed include Lamelo Ball, Obi Toppin, and James Wiseman. They talk about the Cavs strategy and reasons the Cavs appear poised to draft Obi Toppin. And Coach Flannery gives his favorite draft sleepers to look out for!

Find us on twitter at coachflan and at timmys24.

Support us for $1 on patreon.com/wotj

Ratings and reviews appreciated!

 

Nov 6, 2020

The Athletic's Zac Jackson (@AkronJackson) joins Coach Flannery and Tim to talk about his recently published piece on the Athletic about the historic Massillon Football program. Then they spend about the last 15 minutes talking Browns football.

Follow Zac on twitter, at the Athletic and check out his A to Z Podcast with Andre Knott.

Oct 20, 2020

USA Basketball coaches Sharman White (Pace Academy) and Mike Jones (DeMatha) join Eric Flannery (St. Edward) and Tim Smith to talk bout:

1:00 - The current status of their schools in regard to the pandemic and outlook for basketball season.

6:00 - A question from Michael Roth via twitter on how the extra year of eligibility is impacting high school recruits in the classes of '21 and '22.

22:30 - What will the process for tryouts be like this year and how each coach handles making teams and cuts.

36:00 - Preparing for an unusual season with the impacts of COVID. 

53:15 - Do coaches assigns seats on the bench for assistants. Coach Jones gives an interesting idea for how to set up a bench.

 

Thanks for checking out our show! Our entire 207 episode archive can be found on all major podcast apps and at clesound.com

Support the show for $1 per month via our patreon! https://www.patreon.com/WOTJ

 

Oct 16, 2020

Eric and Tim have a no guest pod to introduce their new patreon page (www.patreon.com/WOTJ), discuss the impact of social media and thoughts inspired by The Social Dilemma documentary. And finally, they discuss St. Edward Football's playoff game against Medina and a big weekend of football ahead!

Oct 16, 2020

Eric and Tim have a no guest pod to introduce their new patreon page (www.patreon.com/WOTJ), discuss the impact of social media and thoughts inspired by The Social Dilemma documentary. And finally, they discuss St. Edward Football's playoff game against Medina and a big weekend of football ahead!

Oct 2, 2020

Part 2 (but really the 1st part) of our conversation with Chris Fedor, Cavs beat reporter for cleveland.com. Topics include all things Cavs, focusing on their roster, where they're at in the rebuild and best prospects in the upcoming NBA Draft.

Sep 30, 2020

Cavs beat reporter Chris Fedor joins Eric and Tim to discuss Doc Rivers leaving the Clippers, other NBA coaching news, and give thoughts on the NBA Finals.

This is part 1 of a 2-part discussion with Chris. Look out for part 2 where we talk Cavs and NBA Draft.

Sep 17, 2020

St. Edward play by play man Adam Mendoza returns to the show to recap the win over Mentor and preview the St. Edward and St. Ignatius football game this Saturday.

The game can be watched at stedwardeagles.com

 

Sep 9, 2020

Adam Mendoza returns to the show to recap last week's loss by St. Edward to Akron Hoban and preview this Friday night's big matchup with Mentor.

 

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