USA Hockey Magazine Podcast: Mark Johnson

Timeline of Podcast Episode with the 1980 Olympian, Wisconsin women's head coach

USA Hockey Magazine Podcast

Mark Johnson, August 28 2018

Podcast Timeline

Harry Thompson, editor of USA Hockey Magazine sat down with 1980 Olympian and Wisconsin women’s hockey head coach Mark Johnson, far right, at the 2018 National Hockey Coaches Symposium, where they discussed memories of 1980, the family atmosphere surrounding that team, how coaching has changed over time, and developing talented female hockey players in Madison, Wis., that go on to shine on the biggest stage.

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[0:00-0:31] Intro and introduction


[0:32-1:04] On the last time he’s been to Lake Placid


[1:05-2:21] On the memories of Lake Placid, 1980, and the Fantasy Camp


[2:22-3:12] On how often the 1980 team gets together


[3:13-4:59] On the loss of Bob Suter and catching up with everyone on the Olympic Team


[5:00-6:24] On people consulting with him about coaching


[6:25-8:03] On if he ever gets tired of talking about 1980


[8:04-9:40] On if teammate John Harrington reached out for advice on coaching women upon taking a job at Minnesota State


[9:41-12:28] On how coaching has changed over the years in terms of strategy and technology


[12:29-14:07] On what keeps him coming back to the rink to coach year after year


[14:08-14:42] Outro


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