The Ice Box
By MN Icemen
The Ice BoxJun 29, 2023
Icemen Experience: EP. 2 Anthony Steinhoff
In this episode, Bradley Spencer and Ryan Sutterer sit down with Icemen Alum and current Iowa Central Community College LHP Anthony Steinhoff. We talk with Anthony about a wide range of topics including his time with the Icemen, his recruiting journey both in high school and at the Juco level, and his journey developing as a pitching who is now on scholarship to D1 Western Illinois. This is a great listen for players especially pitchers!
Utilizing Winter Successfully
In this episode, Justin, Ryan, and Bradley talk about how players can utilize the cold Minnesota winters successfully. Whether its playing tournaments, only training, or a mix of both, we go over our own opinions and how we navigate our families and players through the decisions.
Winter Training Programs
In this episode, we outline our winter training options. We go over our Elite and Normal Throwing Programs, Elite and Normal Hitting Groups, Strength and Conditioning, and a few of our youth training options.
Written out details can be located on our website!
Fall Update Ep.1
Within this episode, we highlight fall players who have had some success this fall, our Spects program, and what direction the Icemen is going in the future!
Ep. 3 Recruiting Talks: Recruiting Services
In this episode of Recruiting Talks, we talk about our thoughts and experiences with recruiting services. Our goal is to not be negative but again provide information so our listeners and families can best navigate the recruiting world and get the most out of their money.
Icemen Experience: EP. 1 Derrick Smith
In our Icemen Experience series, we will interview former Icemen players to get an idea of how their experience playing and training with the Icemen. In the first episode we interview 22' grad and current NC State pitcher Derrick Smith. Derrick shares his experience from starting with us early, seeing how the Icemen have grown over the years, and his journey getting to where he is today.
In this episode, we talk about the hot topic of sports specialization. A lot goes into choosing when or if to specialize and we try to cover everything involved from what age is it good to think about it, benefits and negatives of playing multiple sports, and ultimately making the best decision for each individual.
Summer Team Expectations and Overview
In this episode, we give a detailed look at what our summer teams look like and the thought process that goes into everything from choosing tournaments, rosters, and planning tournament playing schedule.
EP. 2 Recruiting Talks: Outlining Different College Levels
In this episode of Recruiting Talks, we sit down with Ryan Sutterer and go over the the benefits of each college playing level (D1-D3, JUCO, NAIA). Finding the right fit for college is very important for us and knowing what each level offers is the first step in narrowing down the search for the right fit.
In this episode, Bradley Spencer gives an overview on how he views pitching and how he goes about getting pitchers better. We talk about mechanics, pitch design, and the mental aspect of the game.
We sit down with Ryan Sutterer who leads our hitting to discuss his philosophy and approach to getting hitters better. We talk about mechanics, taking practice to games, and in game approach.
EP. 1 Recruiting Talks: Recruiting Overview
Recruiting Talks is a recruiting series where we will cover everything to know about recruiting. In this episode, we give an overview about a wide range of recruiting topics from finding a school that best fits each player's needs, importance of grades in high school, and the new recruiting rules.
Icemen Journey and Coaches Introduction
In this episode we lay out how the Icemen became what it is today. We also cover how Justin Gominsky, Ryan Sutterer, Bradley Spencer and Nick Caldeen got started with the Icemen and what their current roles are.
Quick introduction on what we will be covering and the goals of the podcast!