CP talks about physed, play, fitness, and mindfulness

Season 1 Finale-Dale Sidebottom for the Win
Jun 10 • 41 min
We discuss our relationship, his amazing influence on me and others, jugar life, energetic ed, but mostly, Fitness Game Zone-a membership that every type of educator needs. This bond is super duper! Energetic Education:…
Episode 40: Jo Bailey
Jun 1 • 44 min
Jo is someone I admire immensely and we talk about Meaningful PE, HPE, and previewing going back to school #physed, her amazing webby on Meaningful PE. Jo has taught me so much over the years, and it was an absolute honor to just sit down and chat. It was…
Episode 39: Jack Rolfe
May 25 • 33 min
Absolute legend! We discuss The Coaching Lab, views on appropriate feedback, and inclusion. How to make sure your students or athletes feel they are part of the learning environment and not just grouped together, targetting learning goals, and coaching…
Episode 38: Selina Rhoades
May 20 • 49 min
Selina is just a breath of fresh air! Topics that are rarely discussed, she dives into her activity workbook for #HPEatHome, female disengagement is #physed, and how to help change the dynamic as well as the importance raising awareness of menstrual cycle…
Episode 37: Student Perspective-Stella, Willem, Faith, Dario, and Priyanka
May 17 • 58 min
My former students who are now in university give us a student perspective on online learning-the positive and the struggle. They also discuss how all aspects of #physed helped them grow and how it shaped their lives. I think it’s vital to hear student…
Episode 36: Jace Ferguson(Hatrick with Patrick)
May 12 • 44 min
Jace and I have both been back to school with social distancing physed. We discuss our experience with implementations and discuss our upcoming FREE ZOOM PD on what going back to school looks like(May 24). TUNE IN! Sign Up Here for the Zoom Chat on May…
Episode 35: Marcus Down
May 7 • 55 min
This was so fun. Mark is such a legend in his craft; we discuss sports, #hpeathome approaches, our paths to becoming physical educators and he has such a great vision and insight in our field. DO NOT MISS THIS! PTIPE PODCAST:…
Episode 34: Brae Clowes
May 5 • 38 min
We need to hear and value #physed at every level, and Brae is crushing it as an aspiring student T. I am blown away by her drive and passion and she is someone you need to hear from. Brae is at the top of aspiring educators. Brae’s Twitter: @MissClowes123
Episode 33: Dave Carney and Justin Schleider
May 2 • 46 min
These studs run the Around the Horn Podcast. We discuss their drive to run that as well as PE philosophies, focus on wellness, and developing a sense of student choice/autonomy and learning from our students and other educators. EPIC CHAT with superstar…
Episode 32: Rob Elliot
Apr 30 • 47 min
Rob and I discuss online learning, what going back to school will look like and we had to discuss The Last Dance and all things basketball in our coaching experience and professionally. TUNE IN. I love talking to this dude. Rob’s Twitter: @RobElliottPE
Episode 31: Mel Hamada
Apr 30 • 45 min
I have been so eager to talk to Mel! She is such a great inspiration and I follow all her posts and prezi’s. Mel and I discuss online learning as well as what it is going to look like when we head back to school as I needed tips for going back next week!…
Episode 30: Jessica Shawley
Apr 29 • 41 min
Jessica is an amazing educator and innovator. We discuss Middle School PE as the make or break age and how to reach different students. Jessica is great at creating purposeful games and fitness activities while incorporating a world of reflection. Truly…
EP 29: Jim Hambel
Apr 27 • 33 min
Jim is a Shape America Council Chair and he is also in the Bowling Hall of Fame. He is a great person who genuinely cares about his students. We discuss #EinPE and Jim gives us insight into what tech apps he has been using in remote learning. Jim’s…
Episode 28: Melanie Levenberg
Apr 23 • 35 min
Melanie is amazing, and just such a cool person. We talk about her creating her own business and being a physical education consultant. Also, we discuss how to go from being tentative about teaching dance to be a dancing beast in the classroom. TDFU is…
Episode 27: Susie Stevens
Apr 21 • 35 min
This was so much fun! We discuss the importance of EDUCATION in Physical Education and different ways to reach students. This is a crucial time to remember how to implement #EinPE. Susie teaches at the University of Canterbury and also works for PENZ.…
Episode 26: Dr. Alison James
Apr 20 • 47 min
This one was very moving for me, I really enjoyed talking about play, imagination, and she is just a gem to talk to. We discuss her academic career, being a Lego Serious Play Facilitator, as well as focusing on celebrating and not inadvertently…
Episode 25: Jonathan Mueller
Apr 20 • 42 min
Jon is one of my best friends, and we are starting a business that has an ecosystem of educational experts to help educators across all disciples with resources, curriculum development, and guidance, we dive into the plan and concept of the platform. We…
EP 24: Kevin Hughes (My Dad!)
Apr 19 • 20 min
My father is an old school physical education, which in some respects is exactly what we need right now. My dad has taught in Pakistan, Syria, Italy, and Jakarta. He is my inspiration and I am so thrilled he came on, he took it very seriously a dropped so…
EP 23: Ben Landers
Apr 14 • 35 min
This man needs no intro, you all know him. Ben and I discuss how he helped me early in my career before twitter, his path to and through #physed and #hpeathome. Ben is so influential and helping people constantly. Tune In! Ben’s Website:…
Episode 22: Dr. Jamie McMullen
Apr 13 • 49 min
Dr. J is my professor in the Grad program I am enrolled in at the Unversity of Northern Colorado. She is here to dive into each curriculum model in #physed and discuss the feasibility and implementation of each at #HPEathome. We also discuss the…
Episode 21: Ishitaa Gidwani
Apr 12 • 35 min
Ishi and I discuss physed at home, the importance of the future of HPE, how we are coping personally and different ways to make sure that #EinPE is alive and well! She also did a specialist’s webinar on ISS which is linked below as well as her practice…
Episode 20: Jace Ferguson
Apr 10 • 34 min
Jace and I use his purposeful planning model in order to show you how to create a unit of creative play. We also dive into coursework overload in #HPEatHome Buy his ebook:…
Episode 19: Mike Johnston
Apr 8 • 52 min
Absolute legend HOD PE @ Zurich Int’l School; this guy is an amazing educator and a true friend. His energy is unmatched and this is a legendary convo. Discussing how to approach different phases of virtual learning, what physical education truly is and…
Episode 18: Stephanie Sandino
Apr 6 • 43 min
Stephanie is just the raddest out there! This convo was so fluid and I really learned so much from her. She is a wave of inspiration and it was truly a fabulous time! We discuss #HPEathome, her story, how to take family dynamics into consideration and…
Episode 17: Jarrod Robinson (The PE Geek)
Apr 5 • 20 min
You all know Jarrod as The PE Geek, he has been so influential to so many in influencing the way we can use technology in our classrooms and creating innovative ways to reach our students. Jarrod discusses his pathway, advice for implementing tech into…
EP 16: Heather Deckard
Apr 4 • 40 min
is such a rad physical educator! We discuss essential standards in HPEatHome, implementation and what health/physical education should entail. She also shares her amazing practices such as positive phone calls, reaching all students, and her passions in…
EP 15: Stacey Griffths
Apr 2 • 31 min
Stacey has been a virtual mentor to me for a long time, and I am so pleased she came on the show today. She has such a creative mind and approach to our world of HPE. Stacey’s Resources:…
EP 14: Andy Hair
Apr 1 • 42 min
The Socks, The Hair, The Legend, Andy and I decided to have no planned content and completely free flow. It is an amazing conversation you do not want to miss and to keep the suspense flowing…you need to tune in to hear all the fun, wonderful conversation…
Mar 31 • 21 min
A couple of guests have asked me to share The Coach Pat story, so here it is.
EP 12: Maria Corte
Mar 29 • 36 min
I am star-struck, this was huge. I am such a big fan of Maria and she has helped me in so many ways. Maria and I discuss her background, what goes into her Elite Fitness routines, the dynamic change of youth and high-level athletics, and distance…
Episode 11: Josh Symes
Mar 29 • 32 min
Josh and I discuss his website,, we also dive into all the frameworks that go into Holistic learning. You don’t want to miss Josh’s story it’s more than inspirational. website: Josh’s Twitter:…
Episode 10: Alison Leathwood
Mar 26 • 26 min
Alison and I dive into wellness and her Ted Talk, “All You Need is One”. We also dive into the concept and implementation of positive education. Here are resources she uses from others and ones she’s created: Buddy Playlist Resources Follow Alison on…
Episode 9: Carlos Galvez
Mar 25 • 23 min
Carlos and I talk innovations in PHYSED as well as dabble in the world of tech integration and how to do cross-curricular units, and planning. Carlos is a classified innovator and has agreed to share some resources below: Links to Droning in Physed…
Episode 8: Marissa Banda
Mar 24 • 39 min
Marissa is an ES PE teacher at ISD in Dallas, she is a wizard when it comes to helping kids develop and is so innovative with her ideas. We dive into instant activities and how to sculpt a stellar espe lesson. We also discuss or passion for learning and…
Episode 7: Chris Sylvester
Mar 23 • 27 min
Chris and I talk about our experiences playing and coaching and volleyball. He is a phenomenal coach and person. Chris had some stellar resources to share: atomic volleyball…
Episode 6: Pat Hughes-Taking Care of Yourself
Mar 21 • 13 min
Recapping previous guests Diving into taking care of your mind and your body during online learning.
Episode 5: Dale Sidebottom
Mar 19 • 36 min
Dale and I discuss the benefits and impact of creative and unstructured play across all ages as well as online learning experiences and scenarios. Hit up Dale’s Websites:
EP 4: Coaching and Athletics w/ Jackson Blackburn
Mar 18 • 28 min
Jackson and I dive into athletics, coaching, team development, and coaching strategies.
Why I Teach Physical Education
Mar 6 • 9 min
I dive into the beauty that is being a physed teacher
Episode 2: Jace Ferguson
Mar 1 • 25 min
Jace and I dive into #virtualschool in pe amid Covid19, his presentation on Long Term Athlete Development, and his new ebook: Purposeful Planning. Below are the resources that Jace has shared: LTAD Presentation…
Creative Play Student Assigment Intro
Feb 23 • 7 min
Showing my students how to use conversational podcasting for topics in PE as advantage in virtual learning.