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MADCAST Ep. 4 Featuring Kate Paye

Hello and welcome back to The MADCAST, this is Eric Bringas Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Murray Athletic Development.This podcast is hosted by John Murray our Managing Director and CEO. Today our guest is Associate Head Coach of the Stanford Women’s Basketball Team Kate Paye. This podcast is sponsored by, the MAD Excellence Foundation, a 501c3 established to address the challenging needs of under-privileged youth, helping young people by utilizing athletics as a way to impart important life skills and maintaining the mantra of making Excellence a Habit.

Kate, is a native of Woodside, Calif., and in her 14th year with Stanford’s Women’s Basketball program. Kate was also a four-year member of the Stanford women's basketball team that claimed the national championship in 92’ and advanced to the Final Four in 95’. Concluding her collegiate career Kate earned the accolades of being a three-time Pac-12 All-Academic selection and two-time team captain.Kate earned her bachelor's degree in political science, and also graduated with distinction with both her Masters in Law and Business at Stanford. While finishing her two masters, Kate also pursued a pro career playing for the the Seattle Reign of the ABL, and later for the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA. Kate talks about how transitions in life teach us to be resilient, and how following her passion after retirement as a PRO lead her back home to Maples Pavilion.

In This Episode:

Upbringing and The Influence of Sports in Her Life

Menlo High School To Stanford University

Being A PRO & Taking Ownership

Post Pro Career: Silicon Valley to Maples Pavilion

The Importance Of Transitions and The Lessons It

Paying It Forward & The Importance Of Your Health

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