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Success is a Choice

Jul 20, 2020

Robyn Fralick was named the head women's basketball coach at NCAA Division I Bowling Green State University in spring of 2018. Fralick was the architect of the two greatest offensive seasons in NCAA Division II women's basketball history when she was at Ashland University. She was at Ashland for a total of 10 years. The last three years, she was Ashland's head coach and had a record of 104-3, for an incredible winning percentage of .972. The Eagles won the NCAA Division II National Championship in 2016-17 before returning to the national championship game and earning a runner-up finish in '17-18. She earned national coach of the year honors twice while at Ashland University.

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In today’s episode, we discuss:
  • Losing only 3 games in 3 years as a Division II head coach
  • Making the transition from DII to DI
  • Taking over a winning program vs. taking over a struggling program
  • Putting together a new staff of coaches
  • Work-life integration with a career and family
  • ... and so much more!!!


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Thanks again for listening and remember that “Success is a choice. What choice will you make today?”


Jamy Bechler is the author of The Leadership Playbook, host of the Success is a Choice Podcast, professional speaker, and trains organizations on creating championship cultures. Bechler spent 20 years as a college basketball coach and administrator. He has worked with businesses and teams, including the NBA. Follow him on twitter at @CoachBechler. To connect with him via email or find out about his services, please contact You can also subscribe to his insights on success and leadership by clicking here.