LOUISVILLE, ,KY-  In a recent episode of the YSN podcast, host DJ Yokley sat down with Youngstown State University’s baseball assistant coach, Shane Davis, to discuss the unique challenges and experiences of being a pitching coach.

During the insightful conversation, Shane Davis shed light on the stress and mental preparation that goes into coaching pitchers, likening the role to that of a corner man in boxing. He emphasized the importance of managing personalities and ego, particularly in today’s digital age where players are constantly under public scrutiny.

Davis also touched on the impact of fatherhood on his perspective, highlighting how it has influenced his coaching approach and provided him with a sense of perspective and balance.

The discussion wasn’t all about baseball, as Davis shared his thoughts on recruiting and the talent pool at Youngstown State, emphasizing the learning curve for players transitioning from high school to Division I baseball. Additionally, he revealed his favorite dishes to enjoy while traveling for games, including the necessity of having grits in the south.

The episode offered a rare glimpse into the multifaceted world of coaching and the personal growth experienced by individuals within the sport. Listeners were left with a deeper understanding of the dynamics at play in college baseball and the dedication required to succeed at this level.
The YSN podcast continues to provide engaging and insightful content, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the diverse personalities and stories within the world of sports.

Shane Davis, also brought a blend of humor and wisdom to the episode, leaving the audience eagerly anticipating his return to the podcast for future discussions.
Listeners are encouraged to tune in to the YSN podcast for more captivating interviews and in-depth conversations with prominent figures in the sports industry.