The Sports Doctor, April 5, 2023
The Sports Doctor with Dr. Robert Weil
Guests, Reed Maltbie and Sharkie Zartman
Headlined Show, The Sports Doctor April 5, 2023
Reed Maltbie, Optimum Performance Strategist, Youth Sports Specialist, Author & Speaker returns along with Sharkie Zartman, HOF Volleyballer, Prolific Author, Radio Host & College Professor. Then, it’s 'The Sports Doctor Is In' with some “Bob Gajda Wisdom” & your emails!
Guest, Reed Maltbie
Coach Reed is Founder of Raising Excellence, which trains coaches, educators, and sport leaders through digital learning, live training symposia, and custom-built education and certification systems. His clients range from grassroots to National Governing Bodies, and he provides curriculum support, coach development resources, and assists with the deployment large scale education, certification, and training through videos, workshops, and mentor programs to thousands of coaches across North America.
He is also the Co-Creator of Positive Discipline Tools for Coaches with Dr. Jane Nelsen, which are focused on empowering coaches to implement social emotional learning and behavioral collaboration methods in coaching, and he is Co-Founder of Coaches REALM, a coach-mentoring and development platform focused on helping coaches create and execute a long-term personal and professional development plan to holistically hone and refine their craft through a proprietary 1 on 1 mentoring and accountability process.
Since the release of his 2015 TEDx Talk “Echoes Beyond the Game”, he’s become a regular guest on radio shows, podcasts, and TV programs across the globe and a highly regarded public speaker known for his dynamic, insightful, and compelling presentations.
Founder Raising Excellence
Co-Creator, Positive Discipline Tools for Coaches
Coach Mentor, Join The Coaches REALM
"I Develop Leaders Who Transform Lives - By equipping those who influence our children with the tools, skills, and knowledge necessary to leave a positive legacy, I help ensure we are #RaisingExcellence in Every Child. Every Day."
Coach Reed is Founder of Raising Excellence, a coaching development company that trains coaches, educators, and sport leaders by providing the tools, skills, and knowledge necessary for unlocking individual, everyday excellence in every child.
Coach Reed is also the co-creator of Positive Discipline Tools for Coaches with Dr. Jane Nelsen, and Co-founder Coaches REALM, a coach mentoring and development platform focused on helping coaches create and execute a long-term personal and professional development plan.
With 30 years of experience as an educator/coach and Masters’ degrees in both Sport Psychology and Early Childhood Education, Reed offers a wealth of practical and science-based experience to provide real solutions to the issues we face in youth sports today.
Since the release of his TEDx talk “Echoes Beyond the Game”, he has become a trusted educator and advisor to sports organizations worldwide. Reed’s unique gifts are creating passion and purpose in others and distilling complex theories into understandable and easily implementable practices.
I develop leaders who transform lives.
Guest, Sharkie Zartman
Sharkie Zartman is a former All-American volleyball athlete and champion competitor at UCLA where her jersey was retired. She was a member of the U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team and also competed in the Women's Professional Volleyball Association for five years and is a member of the California Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame.
Sharkie Zartman is a professor of health and fitness. She teaches Classes in health and power yoga. She is also the host of Sharkie’s PEP Talk on Healthy Life Radio and a Holistic Health Coach. She is the author of nine books. Her best selling Youth Volleyball book was ranked as a number one best seller on Amazon for youth sports, Shark Sense, is a fun empowerment book that has 5 five star reviews on Amazon and compares human goal searching behaviors to sharks. So You Think You Can Coach Kids? is a great resource for anyone who is coaching youth sports or just getting started. Take on Aging as a Sport: The Athletic Approach to Aging is a must read for anyone who doesn’t want to be complacent and let aging beat them up! Have Fun Getting Fit: Simple Ways to Rejuvenate Your Mind and Body will motivate, educate, and inspire people to get off the couch and make fitness an essential part of their lifestyles. And her new book, Empowered Aging: Expert Advice on Staying Healthy, Vital and Active is a plethora of advice on how to stay healthy regardless of age.
Her newest book '#HeySportsParents: An Essential Guide for any Parent with a Child in Sports' co-written with Dr. Robert Weil, DPM is a best seller on Amazon. Dr. Robert Weil, also known as 'The Sports Doctor' is a sports podiatrist and has treated many of the world's premier athletes in a wide variety of sports. He is the host of The Sports Doctor Radio Show and has written many articles for newspapers and magazines on sports parenting. This new book gives practical covering the basics of parenting a young athlete including the perks and pitfalls of youth sports, how to choose the right program for your child, how to feed a young athlete, what your role is as a parent, coaching your own child,how to navigate the college recruiting process, and a special chapter on stress management. In the first of three sections, Sharkie Zartman offers smart, clear advice. She returns the importance of character-building to the sporting enterprise which reminds us that’s what parenting should be about too.
The Sports Doctor
The Sports Doctor is in! Dr. Robert A Weil, Sports Podiatrist, specializes in orthotics that improve alignment, stability, balance & performance. He has practiced podiatry & sports medicine for over 30 years in the Aurora- Naperville area and was recently inducted into the prestigious 2019 National Fitness Hall Of Fame. Dr. Bob has treated many of the world’s premier athletes from all types of sports. He is the host of “The Sports Doctor™” Radio Show. The show is now featured on BBS Radio Network, UK Health Radio Network & Sports 4 Fanz Radio. Dr. Bob was formerly on HealthyLife Radio and was also on WDCB public radio in Chicago for over 20 years. He has written articles for many newspapers & magazines and is a frequent guest on other networks. And his new book, co-written with Sharkie Zartman, titled '#Hey Sports Parents! An Essential Guide for Any Parent with a Child in Sports' - is now available on Amazon!
Join the Sports Doctor and his great guests for important topical information for injury free exercise, wellness and sports performance for both adults and kids. Frequent topics include, the role of the foot in sports, all aspects of sports medicine including, proper sports shoes, youth safety, health, wellness, and sports performance for both adults and children.