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 - 09/19/2020 - (Best Of) 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 - 09/12/2020 - (Best Of) 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 - 09/05/2020 - Ron Fazio
This week’s guest is Ron Fazio former college and NFL player. Find out how a former bouncer, actor and football player became a man of faith and charity.
Blessed2Play - 08/29/2020 - Drew 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.
Blessed2Play - 08/23/2020 - 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.
Blessed2Play - 08/15/2020 - Best Of David Henrie
This week’s guest is Hollywood actor, writer, and producer, David Henrie. Host Ron Meyer talks with David about his short film “Catch”, a baseball themed inspirational father/son tale of an 8-year old boy who will stop at nothing to get what his heart desires.
Blessed2Play - 08/08/2020 - Former NFL Kicker John Carney
This week’s guest is former NFL kicker John Carney. Host Ron Meyer talks with John about his NFL career that spanned over 20 years and about his new project, as producer of a powerful and uplifting drama about the power of faith called Fatima.
Blessed2Play - 08/01/2020 - Coach Linda Cimino
This week’s guest is Linda Cimino head women’s basketball coach at St. Francis University Brooklyn. Host Ron Meyer talks with Linda about her rise to coaching at the division one level and why attending the Catholic Mass, daily, gives her strength and focus on and off the court.
Blessed2Play - 07/25/2020 - Garrett Jones
This week’s guest is former major league baseball player Garrett Jones. Host Ron Meyer talks with Garrett about his professional career that would span 8 seasons in the big leagues and about his life of faith which guides him daily.
Blessed2Play - 07/11/2020 - Jay Phillips
This week’s Blessd2Play collegiate spotlight show features Jay Phillips the director of cross-country and track and field at Mount Saint Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD. Host Ron Meyer talks to Jay about how he integrates his Catholic faith while coaching division one athletes.
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.