Joe Towne with Yogi Roth
About This Episode
Joe chats with storyteller, seeker and college football analyst Yogi Roth about the power of perseverance, what it means to do “the lonely work” and how these two things can impact everything that we do. They go onto discuss how reframing the word Competition can change your entire life and not only where confidence comes from, but how essential it is to do things on an elite level. Lastly, they unpack what a surf adventure in Spain taught them about productivity.
About Yogi Roth
Yogi Roth is a storyteller: seeking and uncovering the humanity in sports around the globe. A Pac-12 Networks college football analyst, Award-Winning Filmmaker, Scholar, New York Times Best-Selling Author, accomplished Coach, Motivational Speaker, Media Personality, Host and World-Traveler. Yogi began his storytelling career after coaching football at USC, co-authoring the New York Times best-seller Win Forever with Pete Carroll.
As a media personality, Yogi has been a host/college football analyst for ESPN, Fox and the Pac-12 Network. In 2017, he co-hosted the podcast Season of Sam with current NFL quarterback Sam Darnold. Yogi is the host of a new show titled THE IT FACTORY: Pac-12 Football with Yogi Roth that can be seen on the Pac-12 Networks or listened to on all podcast platforms. . He has also hosted the Elite 11 for the last thirteen years.
Yogi, who gave a TEDx Talk at the TEDx Austin Women’s Conference, has spoken around the globe alongside brands such as Nike, World Surf League, USC and the University of Washington. In 2018 Yogi spoke at the SXSW Festival addressing masculinity in sports.
A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Yogi went on to receive his master’s degree in Communications Management at the Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism (Magna cum laude) at the University of Southern California.