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.
Blessed2Play - 07/04/2020 - Rebecca Callison
This week’s Blessd2Play collegiate spotlight show features Rebecca Callison who played division one soccer at George Mason University and now reaches out to student athletes with the message of the Catholic faith.
Blessed2Play - 06/27/2020 - Steve Lavin
Today’s guest is Steve Lavin who can be seen on FS1, Turner, and CBS as a college basketball analyst. Host Ron Meyer talks with the former head coach at UCLA and St. Johns about his career thru the coaching ranks and how virtue guided him in developing the student athlete.
Blessed2Play - 06/20/2020 - (Best Of) Rich Donnelly
This week’s guest is veteran Major League baseball coach Rich Donnelly who is the subject of the book “The Chicken Runs At Midnight.” Host Ron Meyer talks with Rich about finding piece in the midst of tragedy and how an inspirational event surrounding the 1997 World Series changed Rich and his family. (This is an encore of the 07/20/19 show)
Blessed2Play - 06/13/2020 - (Best Of) Boomer Collins
Host Ron Meyer welcomes this week’s guest Boomer Collins. After playing pro baseball in the Toronto Blue Jays organization Boomer decided to give the sport of Cricket a try, which led him to India where he honed his skills and is now vying for a spot on the United States national team. I’ll also chat w/ Boomer on why faith in Christ is his guiding light. (This is an encore of the 02/29/20 show)
Blessed2Play - 05/30/2020 - Carlos Brizuela
This week’s guest is Carlos Brizuela former collegiate baseball pitcher and now assistant baseball operations Spanish translator for major league baseball’s Milwaukee Brewers. Host Ron Meyer talks with Carlos about his journey to working in pro baseball and how faith guides him in his life.
Blessed2Play - 05/23/2020 - Alexis Lewis
This week’s Blessed2Play collegiate spotlight show features Alexis Lewis who plays Division 1 basketball for the Seton Hall Pirates in the Big East Conference. Host Ron Meyer interviews this student athlete about her faith and commitment to excellence.
Blessed2Play - 05/16/2020 - Julia Webb
Host Ron Meyer speaks with this week’s guest Julia Webb, an elite runner who competed in the Olympic trials. She is the unofficial world record holder for pushing a stroller in a half marathon. She now runs for Life Runners making a stance for the unborn.
Blessed2Play - 05/09/2020 - Best Of with Mike Shula
This week’s guest is former Alabama HC and NFL Coach Mike Shula. Host Ron Meyer talks with Mike his faith and sports.
Blessed2Play - 05/02/2020 - John Chick
This week’s guest is former NFL and CFL pro football player John Chick. Host Ron Meyer talks with John about the connection between faith and sports in strengthening one’s will and relationship with God.
Blessed2Play - 04/25/2020 - Chris Zorich
This week’s guest is former University of Notre Dame All-American and former NFL standout player Chris Zorich. Host Ron Meyer talks to Chris about how fortitude and faith became his lifeline especially growing up in the inner city of Chicago, which led to eventual success as a pro athlete and lawyer.
Blessed2Play - 04/18/2020 - Kelley Hartman
This week’s Blessed2Play collegiate spotlight show features Kelley Hartman, division 1 volleyball player, at University of South Alabama. Ron talks with Kelley about her career as a student athlete and why her Catholic faith is essential in this young lady’s life.
Blessed2Play - 04/04/2020 - (Best Of) Tommy Bowden
Listen as Ron Meyer visits with Tommy Bowden about the role faith has played in his career!
Blessed2Play - 03/28/2020 - (Best Of) Jared Hughes
Listen as Ron Meyer visits with MLB Pitcher Jared Hughes about the role faith has played in his career!
Blessed2Play - 03/14/2020 - (Best Of) Miriam Diaz-Gilbert
This week's guest is ultra-runner Miriam Diaz-Gilbert. Ron talks with the endurance athlete about her Catholic spirituality, suffering, meaning, and resiliency on the course and in her life!
Blessed2Play - 03/07/2020 - (Best Of) Graham Black
This week’s guest is pro hockey player Graham Black who plays for the NHL’s New Jersey Devil affiliate in Albany. I’ll chat with this rising prospect on his journey to the professional ranks and conversion to the Catholic faith.