“Blessed 2 Play” is sports radio with heart & soul! Uncovering the role that faith plays in the lives of athletes and sports professionals, host Ron Meyer shines a spotlight on the world of sports and the motivation behind life on and off the field.
Blessed2Play - 06/27/2021 - Best Of Cris Dishman
Today’s Guest is Cris Dishman coach and former cornerback who played for the Houston Oilers, the Kansas City Chiefs, the Minnesota Vikings, and the Washington Redskins during his thirteen-year career from 1988 to 2000 in the National Football League. Ron talks with Cris about his formation at St. Francis DeSales High School in Louisville and how Catholic education and formation prepared him for life on and off the grid iron.
Blessed2Play - 06/20/2021 - Luke Becker
This week’s guest is Luke Becker, a collegiate baseball standout at the University of Kentucky, who now is playing pro baseball in hopes of making it to the big leagues. Host Ron Meyer talks to Luke about faith and following one’s dreams.
Blessed2Play - 06/13/2021 - John Chick
This week’s guest is former CFL and NFL player John Chick. Host Ron Meyer talks with this pro football standout about developing an Iron Will to become spiritually strong.
Blessed2Play - 06/06/2021 - Tanner Rogers
This week’s guest is Tanner Rogers who played professional baseball in the Florida Marlins organization and division one football. Host Ron Meyer talks with Tanner about his journey as an elite two sport athlete and why he converted to the Catholic faith.
Blessed2Play - 05/30/2021 - Best Of Bailey Landry
This week’s guest is Bailey Landry, a two-time All-American for the LSU Tigers softball team. Landry led the Tigers to three Women's College World Series appearances in 2015, 2016 and 2017. She later went on to play professional softball. Host Ron Meyer talks with Bailey about her rise to softball dominance and why her Catholic faith is essential in her everyday life.
Blessed2Play - 05/23/2021 - Reagan Todd
This week’s guest is Reagan Todd, a pitcher in the Colorado Rockies organization. Host Ron Meyer talks with this young pro athlete about his journey to pro baseball and how faith keeps him grounded.
Blessed2Play - 05/16/2021 - Jim Heim
This week’s guest is Jim Heim, sports agent and founder of Heroic Athletic Leadership Organization (HALO). Host Ron Meyer talks with Jim about developing athletes into leaders with character.
Blessed2Play - 05/09/2021 - Taylor Kemp
This week’s guest is Taylor Kemp former Major League Soccer player with DC United. Host Ron Meyer talks with Taylor about an Easter message that can help be virtuous on and off the field of play.
Blessed2Play - 05/02/2021 - Best Of Trevor Williams
This week’s guest is Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Trevor Williams. Host Ron Meyer talks to Trevor about where he finds his true identity as a pitcher on the world’s largest baseball stage.
Blessed2Play - 04/25/2021 - Sister Stephanie Baliga
This week’s guest is Sister Stephanie Baliga, a former division one cross-country runner at the University of Illinois, now a Franciscan Sister of the Eucharist, who is also known as the running nun. She heads a charity team that runs in the Chicago Marathon every year — and has raised over $1 million for a inner city food pantry.
Blessed2Play - 04/18/2021 - Thomas Wurtz
This week’s guest is Thomas Wurtz, current director of Varsity Catholic. Host Ron Meyer talks with Thomas about bringing faith to athletes on the college campus and some of the challenges the lie ahead in competitive athletics.
Blessed2Play - 04/11/2021 - Craig Wolfley
This week’s guest is Craig Wolfley, a former NFL offensive lineman with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings. Ron talks with Craig about his 11 year career in the National Football League and how his faith motivates him to reach out those less fortunate.
Blessed2Play - 03/28/2021 - Best Of Mike Sweeney
This week’s guest is Mike Sweeney a 5x MLB All-Star who currently serves as special assistant to the general manager for the Kansas City Royals. Ron talks with Mike about his role in the movie set to release in theaters, Pray: The Story of Patrick Peyton.
Blessed2Play - 03/21/2021 - Best Of Vilinsky
This week’s guest is Drew Vilinsky, Director of Sports and Arts Chaplaincy program at St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland, Ohio. Ron talks with Drew about his work as a theology teacher helping form boys to becoming men thru the platform of sports.(This is an encore of the 02/29/20 show)
Blessed2Play - 03/14/2021 - Best Of Alan Webb
This week’s guest is Alan Webb the current American world record holder in the mile. Webb also represented Team USA at the 2004 Olympic games. Host Ron Meyer talks to Alan about his career to becoming an elite runner and why he joined the Catholic faith.