The first podcast dedicated to British baseball and softball, we bring you news, interviews and other random ramblings from coaches, players and others.
BSUK Podcast 9: Liam Carroll (GB Baseball) & Chloe Wigington (Lake Land College)
30 September 2016
We speak with GB Baseball head coach, Liam Carroll, following a monumental month that included the European Championships and a Final spot in the World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Brooklyn and, in a new segment for the podcast where we'll go 'Across the Pond' to speak with a GB player playing at a college in the States, where our first guest is GB Fastpitch player Chloe Wigington who joins us from Lake Land College in Illinois.
BSUK Podcast 8: Maikel Azcuy, Jake Esch & Max Colten
08 September 2016
In our biggest podcast yet Jake Esch joins us from Miami to talk about his debut with the Marlins, his call up from the Minors and visiting Cornish castles. Maikel Azcuy discusses winning his fifth National Baseball Championship in the same week he gets called up for Great Britain to compete at the 2016 European Championships and World Baseball Classic Qualifier. And we're also joined by Max Colten, Head Grounds Keeper and Clubhouse Manager for the New York Mets-affiliate Brooklyn Cyclones, whose MCU Park will play host to the WBCQ.
BSUK Podcast 7: Amanda Murphy, GB U19 Fastpitch National Team
08 August 2016
Amanda Murphy was making her debut as a coach on the international stage but achieved something no one else had done before - guided a GB Fastpitch team to a European Championship. Fresh off the plane from Barcelona we caught up with Amanda to talk about that historic win at the 2016 European Championship Junior Women.
BSUK Podcast 6: Jenny Fromer & Alison Howard, The Softball v Rounders Challenge
27 April 2016
BaseballSoftballUK and Rounders England have teamed up to host a showcase event on 1 May at Farnham Park where elite players from both sports will challenge each other at their own game. Ahead of the event we speak to BSUK's own Joint-CEO, Jenny Fromer, and Rounders England's CEO, Alison Howard, about the Challenge, the shared history of the sports and the promotion of female sports through campaigns like Sport England's This Girl Can
BSUK Podcast 5: Brian Cain, Peak Performance
09 February 2016
Brian Cain is one of the worlds foremost peak performance experts and mental conditioning coaches. We were fortunate enough to not only have Brian as the keynote speak at the inaugural BSUK Coach Summit but we were also able to get time with him to record this podcast. Brian shares his sporting experiences and how he discovered the mental game as well as outlining his Twelve Pillars of Peak Performance and how to make mental conditioning part of your life.
BSUK Podcast 4: Conner Brown, Top-5 in Five
05 January 2016
As we move in to a new year we're running five podcasts in five days with five people looking at their top-5 baseball and softball moments from 2015. For day three we speak with Conner Brown from Herts Baseball Club and the U18 GB National Team and his experiences playing across Europe and the MLB Academy.
BSUK Podcast 3: Laura Hirai, Top-5 in Five
05 January 2016
As we move in to a new year we're running five podcasts in five days with five people looking at their top-5 baseball and softball moments from 2015. For the second of our five podcasts we speak with Laura Hirai who played all over the world in 2015 representing Great Britain in both baseball and fastpitch softball.
BSUK Podcast 2: Liz Knight, Top-5 in Five
04 January 2016
As we move in to a new year we're running five podcasts in five days with five people looking at their top-5 baseball and softball moments from 2015. We kick off with BSUK's Development Manager for London and GB Softball Head Coach Liz Knight.
BSUK Podcast 1: Liam Carroll, Great Britain Baseball
14 May 2015
Liam tells us how he got to play baseball in the US with Porterville College in California before moving on to coaching with the NCAA D1 University of Nevada Las Vegas. Liam also talks about his career with GB Baseball, his preparations for the 2016 European Baseball Championships and his aspirations for the future of British baseball.