010 Jacqui Reynolds

Jacqui Reynolds is a high school baseball coach and one of two women playing for the Naugatuck Hackers in the (up until now) all men’s Nutmeg State Baseball League.

We talk about the difficulties of women finding a place to play as well as some of the judgment and criticism women baseball players face. Also the thrill of taking the field for the first time and playing in a men’s baseball league!

Jacqui can be found on Instagram @reynoldswrap315

The theme song for the show is “Brass Bonanza” by the Zambonis.

009 Dr. Will Horton – How to deal with addiction

Dr. William D. Horton, Psy.D, CADC, CI, MH, is considered by many to be the world’s Leading Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Trainer.  A Licensed Psychologist, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and Master Hypnotist. 

Dr. Horton’s passion for NLP and Hypnosis come from personal experience.  Not only has he used NLP and Hypnosis to overcome an alcohol addiction, but he’s also used these techniques to win numerous karate tournaments and work as an actor in TV, film, and stage.

Today we talk about warning signs for addiction & what treatment options are available.

Learn more at www.alcoholandaddictionsolution.com

The theme song for the show is “Brass Bonanza” by the Zambonis

008 Grant Parr – The importance of your breath

Grant Parr, M.A. is a Mental Sports Performance Consultant focusing on high impact and combat sports. His consulting practice uses mental performance techniques and strategies to help athletes and coaches gain a competitive edge in their sport performance.

Today’s show we talk about the importance of your breath and touch upon meditation and the possibility of a hilarious t-shirt!

Grant’s book is “The Next One Up Mindset” go pick up a copy today!

Grant’s podcast is called 90% Mental

The theme song for the show is “Brass Bonanza” by the Zambonis.

007 Michael Abramson – Branding in Minor League Baseball

Michael Abramson is the General Manager of the Hartford Yard Goats, AA affiliate of the Colorado Rockies. In this episode, Mike talks about branding and identity. Scattered in are some tips for transitioning into the real world as well as how GM’s are different in MLB vs MiLB.

Twitter @yardgoatsGM


The theme song for the show is “Brass Bonanza” by the Zambonis.

006 Tanya Sage – Life after 23 days in a coma

Welcome to episode 6 of the Next Level Sports Podcast! My guest today is Tanya Sage, Yoga Instructor from Ray Yoga Center.
Today’s episode we will talk about Tanya’s amazing journey from being in a car accident which led to her being in a coma for 23 days and left her legally blind. None of that stopped Tanya! She’s completed triathlons and even owns her own yoga studio! Wait till you hear this story of pure inspiration!
The theme song for the show is “Brass Bonanza” by the Zambonis.

005 Kenny Fairfax – Practicing with a purpose

Welcome to episode 5 of the Next Level Sports Podcast! My guest today is Kenny Fairfax, from Straight Facts Pitching and former MiLB Player with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Today’s episode we will talk about his time in the minor leagues and practicing with a purpose.
The theme song for the show is “Brass Bonanza” by the Zambonis.

004 Mike Doran – Playing the game after losing a parent

Welcome to episode 4 of the Next Level Sports Podcast! My guest today is Mike Doran from the Naugatuck Hackers in the Nutmeg State Baseball League.
Today’s episode we will talk about our experiences losing a parent before the start of a season.
The theme song for the show is “Brass Bonanza” by the Zambonis.
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003 Eaglemoon Raes – Subliminal Success

Episode # 3 of the Next Level Sports Podcast is Eaglemoon Raes! Our conversation is about subliminal recordings to help improve your game and sooo much more!!!

Eaglemoon has studied and is currently a licensed Avatar® Master and Wizard. In addition, she has been trained as a Usui and karuna® Reiki Master/teacher, a holographic healer, a guided self-healing practitioner, an EFT practitioner, and a Certified Consulting Hypnotist. Although she has received certification in many modalities life has been her greatest teacher to date. When you put it all together, she calls herself a “journey-woman”.

Eaglemoon has been the host of many radio shows including “What’s the Point” on WHUS – 91.7FM, in Storrs, Connecticut. In 2006 she produced four journey CDS; Parenting ~ Surrender Step into the Flow, and Recreate Your Image, Self Love ~ Remember to Love, and Teens ~ Your Masterpiece Your Life. Eaglemoon is the author of Mother~Wife~Visionary, Finding Love in the Rubble of Life and the forthcoming book Sideline Support. She is the creator of the six-week workshop “Unleash Your Power” and the four-week “Uncover Your Financial Blueprint” workshops.

Eaglemoon produces a powerful transformational program called Uniquely Yours™ which are customized subliminal hypnosis audio programs. Although originally designed for TEENS people of all ages love them. AJ Pollack was the recipiant of Eaglemoon’s first Uniquely Yours™ CD.

Eaglemoon is passionate about exploring consciousness. She encourages clients to continue moving forward, growing and evolving, into their fullest potential. She can be reached at eaglemoon.raes@iclous.com and her website is: www.eaglemoon-raes.com

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002 Gus Constantino – Outworking Everyone Else

Welcome to episode 2 of the Next Level Sports Podcast! My guest today is Gus Constantino, former professional baseball player and owner/instructor from Bottom 9 Sports Academy.

Today’s episode we will talk about outworking everyone else.

The theme song for the show is “Brass Bonanza” by the Zambonis.

001 Lauren Abarca – Fear & Routines in Minor League Baseball

Welcome to the first “real” episode of the Next Level Sports Podcast! My guest today is Lauren Abarca, Mental Conditioning Coordinator from the New York Yankees.

Today’s episode we will talk about the roles of fear, routines, and confidence inside minor league baseball.

Lauren Abarca’s career trajectory is dynamic and strongly focused on pushing the limits of high mental performance. Lauren is an experienced soccer player who competed for the University of San Francisco and Point Loma Nazarene University. In this time she completed her B.A. in Kinesiology with a Minor in Psychology. As a former collegiate athlete, Lauren acquired a passion for improving sports performance through mental strengthening. Lauren went on to receive her Master’s in Performance Psychology from National University. Now, Lauren is continuing her passion for improving performance by working with elite level athletes including professional and Olympic and holds the title of Mental Conditioning Coordinator with the New York Yankees.

The BEST way to follow Lauren is on Instagram @laurennabarca

Take your game to the next level today by learning mental skills and tips from top-level coaches and professionals!



The theme show for this podcast is “Brass Bonanza” by the Zambonis from their album “Five Minute Major (In D Minor)” and is used with written permission from the band.