Episode 197: Tim DiFrancesco - Professional sports, coaching burn-out, happiness, and fulfillment

This episodes guest is Tim DiFrancesco from TD Athletes Edge.

Tim DiFrancesco PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS, spent 6 seasons as a head strength and conditioning coach in the NBA and is a renowned thought leader in sports medicine and athletic performance. He is the founder of TD Athletes Edge.

On this episode Tim and I discussed:

  • Tim gives us an his background  
  • I ask Tim what was his mind-set like when he took the role with the Bakersfield Jam
  • I ask Tim to share with us his whole experience working in professional basketball - here we talk about coaching burn-out, fulfillment, and happiness
  • I ask Tim who have been his biggest influences
  • I ask Tim for his top and current book recommendations

This was an outstanding episode and I hope you all enjoy it as much as we did!

Stay Strong,


Show Notes:

Website - www.tdathletesedge.com

Facebook - TD Athletes Edge

Twitter - @tdathletesedge

Instagram - tdathletesedge


Books Mentioned:

The One Thing

The Best Team Wins

People and Resources Mentioned:

Bakersfield Jam (Now known as the Northern Arizona Suns)

LA Lakers

Mike Boyle

James Smith

Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Chilton Pearce


Martin Luther King Jr

Jacque Fresco

Nelson Mandela 


Show Sponsors:

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Ultimate Athlete Concepts

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National Sports Performance Association

Certified Program Design Specialist

Certified Speed and Agility Coach

Cerfitied Weightlifting Performance Coach

Certified Sports Nutrition Coach


Athletes Acceleration

Complete Warm Up

Complete Speed Training

Complete Speed Games

Complete Jumps Training

Complete Olympic Lifting

Complete Youth Training

Complete Guide to Training the Female Athlete

Complete Core

Complete Sports Conditioning 

Complete Sports Nutrition

Complete Program Design

Sports Camp Empire



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