• History matters and the importance of history quickly comes to the forefront in the fictitious life and world of Coach Ted Lasso as he begins his soccer managerial career with AFC Richmond. Ted Lasso, the new and immensely popular streaming TV show on Apple TV+ features the antics and quirky, 'Ted Lasso' character brought to life in his own TV show series. Lasso first appeared a number of years ago as a comedic character as NBC purchased the broadcast rights to the English Premier League. Played by Jason Sudeikis, Lasso (as a coach) brings change to the difficult football (soccer) team that he has traveled overseas to coach. Today, on the From the Touchline podcast, Rev Brad shares the second

    Jun 16,
  • Ted Lasso, the new and immensely popular streaming TV show on Apple TV+ features the antics and quirky, 'Ted Lasso' character brought to life in his own TV show series. Lasso first appeared a number of years ago as a comedic character as NBC purchased the broadcast rights to the English Premier League. Played by Jason Sudeikis, Lasso (as a coach) brings change to the difficult football (soccer) team that he has traveled overseas to coach. But one of the first changes he brings to the table is — he remembers people's names and calls them by their name. Today, on the From the Touchline podcast, marks the beginning of a new series entitled 'Lessons from Lasso.' Rev Brad Kenney will

    Jun 09,
  • As a busy part of the season gets set for the month of June, for the upcoming episodes of the From the Touchline podcast we are going to look at several different "Lessons from Lasso." Ted Lasso, the hit comedy featuring Jason Sudeikis as Coach Ted Lasso, has already garnered a lot of attention. Lasso, an American, heads across the pond to coach AFC Richmond, a soccer team. The problem is, Lasso has never coached soccer before. But Lasso is more about winning hearts than he is about winning games. For the next four weeks, we will look at several "Lessons from Lasso" on this shortened version of the podcast. Can't wait to have you join me! Listen to the

    Jun 04,
  • Greg Aydt enters into his third season serving as volunteer chaplain for Memphis 901 FC and as part of Soccer Chaplains United. 901 FC, a team that plays second division soccer in the the USL-Championship here in the U.S, is located in Memphis and Greg always has an interesting historical story that he ties into the team and into chaplaincy. Listen today as Greg and I talk about Tom Lee, my disc golf game, and freeze pops of all things. You won't want to miss it. I am Rev Brad Kenney, and this is the Soccer Chaplains United podcast, From the Touchline. From the Touchline is a short-feature (usually 10-15 min) podcast with Rev Brad Kenney, Founder and Executive Director

    Jun 02,