The Youth Sport Podcast With Rianna Poskin

Rianna with Desiree Markovich on US Women’s Rugby, overcoming trauma with sport and impacting young women

April 1, 2021

From not playing Rugby until her 20's to playing on the USA Rugby National team! Desiree Markovich shares her journey as a young multi sport kid to finding her community and passion in Rugby!

Desiree had to overcome 2 major deaths in her life back to back which led a lot of suffering. The game of Rugby and the people in the Rugby community helped her work through those losses in order to get back on track. We discuss how sport and coaches can help with kids dealing with life issues. We discuss the long road ahead for women in professional sports. We discuss how a coach can make an impact on a kid and how Rugby is a great outlet for young women.

Desiree has an incredible story, I hope you enjoy it!

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