Blessed2Play

“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.
2021-10-17 05:00:00 UTC
John Chick
This week’s guest is former NFL and CFL lineman John Chick. Host Ron Meyer talks with John about identity and on the importance of having an authentic view of self as a child of God.
2021-10-10 05:00:00 UTC
Kevin Wells
This week’s guest is Kevin Wells former MLB sportswriter with the Tampa Bay Rays and author of “Priest and Beggar”. Host Ron Meyer talks with Kevin about being a beat writer for a MLB team and why he wrote a book on the life of venerable Aloysius Schwartz.
2021-10-03 05:00:00 UTC
Bob Crable
This week’s guest is Bob Crable a consensus all-American linebacker at the University of Notre Dame who went on to play pro football in the NFL with the NY Jets. Host Ron Meyer talks with Bob about his journey to the NFL and why his faith led him to teach religion in high school.
2021-09-26 05:00:00 UTC
Jackie Sherrill (Best of)
Join Ron Meyer as he speaks with legendary football coach Jackie Sherrill about his on the field success as well as his life of faith and how it related to coaching.
2021-09-19 05:00:00 UTC
Best Of Matt Deggs
Today’s Guest is Matt Deggs, the Head Baseball Coach for the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns in Lafayette, Louisiana. Host Ron Meyer talks with Coach Deggs about being an underdog and overachiever in every way and his mission to set out and prove that nothing is impossible if you set your heart & mind to it. Faith + ACTION = All things are possible (Matthew 19:26) is what he lives by.
2021-09-12 05:00:00 UTC
Best Of Mark May
This week’s guest is Iditarod Musher and Racer Mark May. Host Ron Meyer talks with Mark about his career in sled dog racing and why his Catholic faith guides him on and off the trails of the rugged Alaskan terrain.
2021-09-05 05:00:00 UTC
Best Of Tommy Bowden
This week's guest is Tommy Bowden, who is part of the most storied coaching families NCAA D1 College Football. Host Ron Meyer talks with this former Clemson Tigers coach about his coaching career and his book "Winning Character".
2021-08-29 05:00:00 UTC
Best Of Alison Maillard
This week’s guest is Alison Maillard, who competes as a diver for Auburn University. She is a 5X All-American and scholar athlete. Alison is planning on competing in this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo. Host Ron Meyer talks with Alison about how Catholicism keeps her grounded amidst competitively diving.
2021-08-22 05:00:00 UTC
Best Of Anthony Maranise
This week’s guest is Anthony Maranise author of the book “Sport and the Spiritual Life”. Host Ron Meyer talks with Anthony about his book and his work as a sports chaplain.
2021-08-06 05:00:00 UTC
Former Baseball Coach Norm DeBriyn (University of Arkansas)
This week’s guest is Norm DeBriyn a former baseball coach at the University of Arkansas. He led the Razorbacks team for 33 years. DeBriyn’s teams achieved 3 conference championships, 15 NCAA tournament appearances, and four College World Series. Ron chats with Norm about his distinguished coaching career and path to the Deaconate in the Catholic church.
2021-08-01 05:00:00 UTC
Pat Casey
This week’s guest is Pat Casey a collegiate baseball coach who guided the Oregon State Beavers to three national championships. Host Ron Meyer talks with Pat about his long career in coaching and how his Catholic faith guides him to be better man.
2021-06-27 05:00:00 UTC
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.
2021-06-20 05:00:00 UTC
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.
2021-06-13 05:00:00 UTC
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.
2021-06-06 05:00:00 UTC
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.