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 - 01/18/2020 - 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. Ron talks with Bailey about her rise to softball dominance and why her Catholic faith is essential in her everyday life.
Blessed2Play - 01/11/2020 - Deacon Steve Javie
Today’s guest is Deacon Steve Javie regarded as one of the most respected referees during his NBA officiating career. I’ll talk to Steve about his time officiating in the association and why he chose to study to be a deacon in the Catholic church.
Blessed2Play - 01/04/2020 - Tommy Bowden
This week's guest is Tommy Bowden, who is part of the most storied coaching families NCAA D1 College Football. Ron talks with this former Clemson Tigers coach about his coaching career and his book "Winning Character"
Blessed2Play - 12/28/2019 - (Best of) Kielce Gussie
This week’s Blessed2Play collegiate spotlight show features Mount St. Mary’s University track athlete Kielce Gussie. Ron talks with Kielce about being a division one student athlete and how she keeps on track with her life of faith.
Blessed2Play - 12/21/2019 - (Best of) Anthony Maranise
This week’s guest is Anthony Maranise author of the book “Sport and the Spiritual Life”. I’ll talk w/ Anthony about his book and his work as a sports chaplain.
Blessed2Play - 12/14/2019 - (Best of) Dan Duddy
This week’s guest is Dan Duddy a former longtime high school football coach in New Jersey who currently assists in forming Catholic Athlete For Christ (CAC) chapters in high schools across the country.
Blessed2Play - 12/07/2019 - (Best of) Luke Kuechly
Tune in as Ron Meyer talks with college All American, NFL Pro Bowler, and former NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Luke Kuechly of the Carolina Panthers. Ron and Luke talk about how his faith and relationship with God fuels him to be the man he is today!
Blessed2Play - 11/30/2019 - Matt Deggs
Today’s Guest is Matt Deggs, the Head Baseball Coach for the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns in Lafayette, Louisiana. Ron 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.
Blessed2Play - 11/23/2019 - Chase Fourcade
- This week’s collegiate spotlight show features Chase Fourcade who plays QB for Nicholls State University. Ron talks with Chase about integrating his athletic life as a D1 athlete with his Catholic faith.
Blessed2Play - 11/16/2019 - Brittany Bock
Today’s guest Brittany Bock was a 2x All-American/Academic All-American at the University of Notre Dame, reached the NCAA Final Four 3x in 4 years with her team. She went on to excel as a professional soccer player for 7 years. There she was part of championship teams and earned herself the opportunity to train at the highest level with the US Women’s National Team.
Blessed2Play - 11/09/2019 - Brittany Bock
Today’s guest Brittany Bock was a 2x All-American/Academic All-American at the University of Notre Dame, reached the NCAA Final Four 3x in 4 years with her team. She went on to excel as a professional soccer player for 7 years. There she was part of championship teams and earned herself the opportunity to train at the highest level with the US Women’s National Team.
Blessed2Play - 10/26/2019 - Patrick Devenny
Today’s guest is Patrick Devenny. A former collegiate football player at University of Colorado and participated in NFL training camps. Ron talks with Patrick about football and an eating disorder which led him on a search for meaning and identity.
Blessed2Play - 10/19/2019 - Pat Murray
Today guest is Pat Murray. Ron talks with Pat about his work producing major league baseball and NBA telecasts in the Cleveland market and why faith helped through a major challenge in his life.
Blessed2Play - 10/12/2019 - Mike McCoy
Today’s guest Mike McCoy. Mike graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a where he played football and was a Consensus All-American. He was chosen UPI Lineman of the year and was sixth in the Heisman Trophy balloting his senior year. He was the #1 draft choice of the Green Bay Packers where he played defensive tackle. He played eleven years in the NFL – seven with Green Bay, two with the Oakland Raiders and two with the New York Giants. Ron talks with Mike about his football career and his work talking to young people in Catholic schools across America.
Blessed2Play - 10/05/2019 - (Best Of) Johnny Holliday
Join Ron Meyer as he sits down with legendary broadcaster Johnny Holliday to discuss the role of faith in his everyday life!