U.S women’s national team member Tobin Heath (@TobinHeath) aka “The Nutmeg Queen” of the soccer world, is a 3x NCAA champion at North Carolina, a two-time olympic gold medalist, a World Cup champion, 2016 US soccer women player of the year winner, one of two women with 5 star skills on the EA Sports FIFA ’16 video game w/ 5 star skills….the list goes on.
She is an absolute baller and feels most at home on the pitch.
In this conversation, we cover many things, including:
-if her family share’s her laid-backness
-her thoughts while destroying an opponent down the flank
-living to crush each day
-if she gets nervous (spoiler alert: she doesn’t)
-the power of playing with intention
-staying true to herself, despite critics
-life after soccer
-her favorite failure
and heaps more.
1:01 Welcome Tobin Heath!
2:58 Does it bother Tobin when her hair is always in her face?
3:59 Did Tobin come from a laid back family?
5:23 Was Tobin born soccer obsessed?
6:44 Tobin’s most influential people in her youth.
7:30 At what age did Tobin want to make the National team?
10:15 When was her 1st National Team call up?
11:00 Does Tobin get nervous?
11:51 How does Tobin deal with off-field pressure?
12:38 What is going through Tobin’s mind when she destroy an opponent down the flank?
14:19 Are skills innate or learned?
16:26 What does it means to “feel” the ball and importance of intentions
18:05 Is Tobin intentional outside of soccer?
18:53 Where is home?
20:52 What’s left for Tobin to win?
22:23 Anson Dorrance quote
23:06 Tobin’s “here and now” mentality
24:39 Morning routine
25:34 Favorite coffee shop in Portland: Coffeehouse Northwest
26:08 Free time activities
27:27 Favorite books
28:03 Tobin’s greatest accomplishment in soccer
34:29 Does Tobin ever go against her instincts?
35:53 Tobin’s life-purpose
38:40 Favorite failure
40:20 Tobin’s one simple tip for female athletes
41:32 Where can you find Tobin Heath?
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