• As we continue with our Lessons from Lasso series, one of the first changes Coach Lasso brings to the fictitious AFC Richmond, is a slight modification to the locker room decor. If you have never been in a locker room for a professional team (I have been invited in, as a guest at times) — there is something special and sacred about the space. Even coaches and managers will try to preserve something of an "athlete" only integrity for this room whereby a collection of individuals assembles and readies themselves for the challenges of the game, the season, and all that it entails. But Lasso adds a something keenly important to the room on day one — a simple, hand-scribed,

    Jun 30,
  • We all need a companion, partner in life. For Coach Ted Lasso and his new coaching adventure in English football (soccer) at AFC Richmond, that person is Coach 'Beard.' In an early moment of solidarity we see Coach Lasso and Coach Beard push their desks together before beginning the work of coaching the team. Whom do you have in life who is someone who has 'pushed their desk' together with you? 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

    Jun 23,
  • 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,