The Secrets to Winning Podcast with Dr. Bhrett McCabe


Winning is a mental skill, mastered by the best of the best, and held as a secret by those dominating the competition. Not anymore. In this weekly podcast, join Dr. Bhrett McCabe, a clinical sports psychologist to multiple National Champions and Pro athletes and a former 2X Division 1 National Champion himself, as he exposes the “secrets” of human performance through in-depth interviews with world class athletes, elite-level coaches, and the most brilliant business minds in the world. New episodes drop every week!

Ole Miss Head Baseball Coach Mike Bianco

Building a Perennial Contender

Ole Miss named Mike Bianco head coach of the Rebel baseball program on June 7, 2000. Since then, Bianco has become the winningest coach in program history and one of the top coaches in Southeastern Conference history while establishing Ole Miss as one of the premier programs in college baseball. In today’s age of short coaching tenures, Bianco is the longest tenured coach in the SEC across all sports.

International Musician Skip Sneads talks success

Steps to Becoming an Elite Performer

I wanted to look at a different perspective when it comes to elite-level performance. In this particular endeavor, you’re still training for performance improvement and to be elite, playing in front of fans, dealing with the same high intensity and pressure, and demonstrating a commitment to discipline, excellence, and accountability. The same physical and mental responses to performance anxiety are there as well.

NFL Hall of Famer Kevin Mawae

My Journey to the NFL Hall of Fame

In his career, Kevin was named to eight Pro Bowls, six of which came after the age of 30, and he was a first-team All-Pro six times. He was a member of the NFL 2000s All-Decade Team, and also the NFL Players Association president from 2008-12. He played his final NFL game at the Pro Bowl in February 2010.

Laura Rutledge on the Secrets to Winning podcast

Dominating a Man’s Game

In 2014, she joined the Southeastern Conference as a sideline reporter for SEC Network and is also the host of SEC Nation. More recently, she added co-host of the ESPN morning show “Get Up!” to her resume. You can even find her, on occasion, to host ESPN’s flagship program SportsCenter.

Cam Doody of Bellhops talks Secrets to Winning

From Concept to Tens of Millions

They are now a moving company based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, that is operating in 85 cities in 39 states across the U.S.  Cam is responsible for raising more than $21 million in venture capital from some of the most prestigious investors in the world. Bellhops was also awarded the Best New Startup of 2014.

How to Overcome Mental Health Struggles

How to Overcome Mental Health Struggles

Like “Beef”, Kevin Love, and many other individuals struggling with mental health issues, you are not alone in your struggle. Some of us experience it in private. Some of us are exposed to millions and millions of people. Regardless, the one person that it affects negatively is YOU, the person living it.

Former Trump White House Aide, Cliff Sims

500 Days in the Trump White House

After standing at Donald Trump’s side on Election Night, Cliff Sims soon joined him in the West Wing. He quickly found himself pulled into the President’s inner circle as a confidante, an errand boy, an advisor, a punching bag, and a friend. Sometimes all in the same conversation.

WJOX's Ryan Brown talks golf strategies with Bhrett McCabe

Creating Success on and off the Course

How does a former collegiate golfer turned award-winning radio personality compare the two ventures. How are they different? What components are similar? Ryan has an amazing perspective on human performance, both as a collegiate athlete and now as someone who now interacts with high-profile coaches, athletes, and celebrities on his radio show.

University of Alabama Athletic Director Greg Byrne

Leading the Nation’s Premier Athletic Department

As a fundraiser, he has been directly involved in raising more than $200 million in gifts during his career. As a leader of competitive athletics programs, he has fostered major improvements across the spectrum of sports at both programs he has led prior to being at Alabama (Mississippi State University and University of Arizona).

College Football Playoff Internal Operations Will Baggett

Communicating a Winning Message

His ability to see things like branding, imagery, strategic leadership, and communication through a different lens is critically important, especially on the largest scale in collegiate athletes. Those factors are what has led Will Baggett, and the College Football Playoff, to the level of success they have experienced.

Scott Fawcett on Mental Health

Social Media’s Effect on Mental Health

Scott is very active on social media, specifically on Twitter, and can be a controversial figure in the golf community. He challenges the “status quo” and utilizes statistics to back a lot of his arguments. The facts are the facts. I have even referred to him as a “disruptor”. But there is a side of Scott that many people aren’t aware of. He has dealt with several personal tragedies throughout the years, all pertaining to mental health.

Cullen Talley on the Secrets to Winning podcast

What it Means to Exit Winning

Exit winning – a very interesting topic, and a way to view winning through a different lens. Everyone in athletics or business strives to win their space, but what happens when AFTER you win – or in this case, EXIT the winning process? How do you develop systems and processes to sustain your winning?

Controlling your message through Social Media - Kevin DeShazo

How Language Shapes Team Culture

As a coach, how do you manage social media, both personally and amongst your players, in order to enhance your culture? Most in the coaching game know its importance, but they haven’t quite grasped the concept of WHY it’s important or how to use it to their advantage.

Secrets to Winning podcast interviews Mark Blackburn

How I Develop PGA-caliber Golfers

A good coach is someone who is willing to listen, has knowledge and expertise in their area of coaching, and knows how to inspire and motivate their players. They have a drive to improve their knowledge base in how to coach each player and how to get the absolute most out of a player’s ability. Very simply, coaches coach players to find…

Interview with Alabama's Athletic Trainer Jeff Allen

Alabama Football’s Unsung Hero

Known as one of the most respected athletic trainers in the entire country, Allen was honored with the 2018 Division I Head Athletic Trainer of the Year Award for his work during the 2018 season that saw several players return to the field from serious injuries in time for the playoff and national championship game.

Alabama Football's Ross Pierschbacher interview on the Secrets to Winning podcast

How to Win with Consistency

What was it like playing for Nick Saban as an offensive lineman? What mindset do you need to play for a coach as demanding as Saban? How has Alabama been so dominant over the last decade, and what are their secrets? You’ll find all of that, and a lot more, in this week’s episode with Ross Peirschbacher in The Secrets to Winning!

Amanda Scarborough on The Secrets to Winning Podcast

The Change of the Competitive Mindset

As a player, Amanda Scarborough excelled at Texas A&M and was the first student-athlete in Big 12 history to receive the Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year award in the same season (2005). In 2007,  she was the Big 12 Pitcher of the Year and a finalist for National Player of the Year.

Bob Bowman, Brett Bartholomew, Dana Duckworth, and Gene Chizik on the Secrets to Winning podcast

The Best of the Secrets to Winning: Coaches Edition

The great thing about this compilation of coaches is that they compete in four different sports, but all of them are successful at the highest level and have been able to coach some of the best athletes in the world. They will be the first to tell you this – coaching isn’t easy. It challenges the competitive character and fiber of every single person in the entire organization.

Alabama Athletic Trainer, Ginger Gilmore-Childress

Inside Alabama Football’s Athletic Training

The University of Alabama Athletic Department has been the gold-standard in collegiate athletics for some time. Aside from being one of the highest revenue-generating departments, they win championships across all sports and produce Academic All-Americans at the same rates as the likes of Vanderbilt and Stanford. However, another area in which they have become the gold standard is…

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