Chris Seitz | Perfect Soccer Podcast Ep.045

Chris Seitz

In today’s episode: Paul interviewed goalkeeper Chris Seitz of DC United. Nkosi discusses winning the national championship at Maryland, playing in the MLS and the Olympics, and his plan for life after soccer.

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Time Stamp

0:00 - 1:20 Intro

1:21 - 2:04 How did Chris get into soccer?

2:05 - 2:32 Being between club and high school soccer

2:34 - 3:22 Falling in love with goalkeeping

3:25 - 5:37 Chris’s college recruiting process

5:38 - 6:42 Winning the national championship as a freshman

6:43 - 7:35 The experience at Maryland University

7:36 - 8:54 Chris’s first thoughts of going pro

8:56 - 9:49 Defensive player of the year as a sophomore

9:51 - 11:46 Getting picked in the first round of the MLS Draft

11:49 - 12:50 How was the first MLS game for Chris?

12:52 - 15:41 The feeling of getting traded a lot

16:03 - 18:14 How to mentally prepare for uncertainty

18:16 - 19:20 How Chris saved a life!

19:22 - 20:32 The trading continues

20:33 - 22:20 Playing in the Covid bubble with DC United

22:21 - 23:44 Making the Olympics team, it’s a dream come true!

23:46 - 22:38 Quincy’s 5 questions

22:39 - 24:57 Off the pitch questions

24:58 - 26:21 Outro

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