**Listen in as Positive Coaching Alliance goes 1-on-1 in interviews with top pro and college players, coaches, executives and other major sports figures who provide tips, tools, information and inspiration for youth and high school sports coaches, parents and student-athletes.**
This 1-on-1 interview features AJ Hinch, former student athlete at Stanford University and Major League Baseball player. During his 8 seasons in the MLB Hinch played for the Oakland A’s, Kansas City Royals, Detroit Tigers, and Philadelphia Phillies. Hinch also became the manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks at the age of 34 and currently serves as the manager for the Houston Astros.
Tina Syer ([@TinaPCA](https://twitter.com/tinapca)) PCA’s Chief Impact Officer, talks to Hinch about specialization in youth sports, the perfect youth sports coach, coaches transcending the playing field, and the fear of failure.
Hinch talks about how growing up as a multi-sport athlete has shaped his view on the culture of youth