TV

WGN and Anchor Steve Sanders interview author Kirk Mango on his book “Becoming a True Champion”
Steve and Kirk discuss the multidimensional aspect of his new book, the role of responsibility and ownership in athletics, and the importance of the CDSPH principle both in and out of the athletic arena.

“Becoming a True Champion” author Kirk Mango on Great Day Live, Louisville
Rachel Platt, Terry Meiners and author Kirk Mango discuss his new book, the inspiration behind it, what it really means to achieve athletic success, and our current sports and youth sports culture

Radio

The Sports Doctor Interview with Kirk Mango (January, 2017)
Kirk Mango, author of “Becoming a True Champion,” speaks to Dr. Bob Weil, The Sports Doctor, on all things sports, his kids as competitive athletes, and the tentacles of a “winning at all costs” attitude in today’s sports culture. (Starts at 20:20) listen here

The Sports Doctor Interview with Kirk Mango (June, 2017)
Kirk Mango speaker & author ” Becoming a True Champion” & his daughter Lindsey Mango, life coach and former volleyball star joins us to discuss their successes. (Starts at 23:30) listen here

Sports Palooza Radio: Kirk Mango on Becoming a True Champion (2016)
Kirk Mango, the original “Lord of the Rings” who wrote a book a few years ago outlining the process of going from being a mediocre gymnast to defeating two Olympic Gold Medalists in the NCAA Championships, stops by to talk to us about his book. He is the author of “Becoming a True Champion” and he’ll get us PUMPED UP! (Starts at 13:25) listen here

The Sports Doctor Interview with Kirk Mango (November, 2015)
Kirk Mango, former NCAA gymnastics champion and author of “Becoming a True Champion” discusses responsibility for success and achieving supposed impossibility. (Starts at 24:10) listen here

The Sports Doctor Interview with Kirk Mango (August, 2013)
Former guest, author of “Becoming A True Champion”, Kirk Mango joins us, discussing the book and his Chicagonow blog “Athlete’s Sports Experience, Making a Difference” listen here

The Sports Doctor Interview with Kirk Mango (December, 2013)
Kirk Mango, former guest and author of “Becoming a True Champion-Athletic Excellence from Inside-Out” discusses the inspiration behind his book. (Starts at 30:00) listen here

The Dr. Stan Frager Show Interview with Kirk Mango on the Olympics (July, 2012)
Myself, Dr. Stan Frager, Dr. Joy Macci, and John (trainer), talk about the upcoming Olympics.

720 AM WGN Mike McConnell Show (August, 2012)
Alva Noe, Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, argues that doping should be legalized. Then, Northern Illinois Athletic Hall of Famer and gymnast Kirk Mango calls in to refute the professor’s statements

The Sports Doctor Interview with Author Kirk Mango and Becoming a True Champion (June, 2012)
Interview with radio show host Dr. Robert Weil regarding Kirk’s take on Becoming a True Champion. – listen here

Radio Show Hey “Coach Tony” Guest Appearance (June, 2012)
Coach Tony, Kirk Mango, and others discuss parental behavior in youth sports.

The Sports Doctor Forthcoming Book Interview (July, 2011)
Interview with radio show host Dr. Robert Weil regarding Becoming a True Champion. – listen here

Radio Show Hey “Coach Tony” Guest Appearance (November, 2010)
Coach Tony and Kirk Mango discuss “whether “accomplished young athletes are developed through hard work and practice or if they’re truly ‘born with it.’

The Sports Doctor Interview with Kirk Mango (December, 2009)
Radio show host Dr. Robert Weil and Kirk Mango discuss Kirk’s inspirational speaking presentations given to high school athletes, his blog at ChicagoNow, the seeking of publication for his book Becoming a True Champion, and the purpose behind all of these endeavors. – listen here

Podcasts

Podcast Interview with Dr. Patrick Cohn & Lisa Cohn of the Ultimate Sports Parent
Topic: Lisa Cohn and Kirk Mango discuss mental game tips based on his new book. Conversation centers on commitment, discipline, sacrifice, priorities, and heart – listen here

Podcast Interview with Dr. Patrick Cohn & Lisa Cohn of the Ultimate Sports Parent
Topic: Determination & How It Effects Kids in Sports

Podcast Interview with Dr. Patrick Cohn & Lisa Cohn of the Ultimate Sports Parent
Topic: Why Talent is Over-rated in Youth Sports – listen here

Podcast Interview with Dr. Patrick Cohn & Lisa Cohn of the Ultimate Sports Parent
Topic: The Inside Out Mindset – listen here

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