Live from the University of Kansas, with Brian Spielbauer, Tour de Touchdown, Butch Jones, MDA, and more

Vol for Life

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Kansas Jayhawks softball 1st base Maddie Stein

We begin with a live audience with the Kansas Jayhawks in Lawrence as we learn about Hashtag Lunch Bag to feed the hungry, from Jayhawks softball player Maddie Stein.

Our feature interview is with Central Methodist University Director of Athletics Brian Spielbauer. Brian shares his insights on Alcohol Awareness, Social Media, and moving up the corporate ladder.

Segments include; A report from Madison, Wisconsin as we cover the Tour de Touchdown from the Sigma Phi Epsilon chapter. Sig Ep Zack Berzon tells us how they bike the game ball from Madison to an upcoming away stadium to raise money and awareness for the American Family Children’s Hospital.

We have a conversation with Tennessee Volunteers head football coach Butch Jones and learn about what it takes to be a Vol For Life.

And we wrap up the show at West Virginia University highlighting a campus initiative benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Central Methodist University athletic director Brian Spielbauer

Wisconsin Sig Eps gear up for Tour de Touchdown

Live from Utah State University, with Purdue Volleyball, Holistic Fitness, Anthony Costanzo, Youth Aids, The Nigel Report, and more

USU Aggies QB, Chuckie Keeton

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The Adam Ritz Show at Utah State University in Logan UT

The Adam Ritz Show at Utah State University in Logan UT

This show kicks off with a live audience at Utah State University. We speak with Utah State football player Chuckie Keeton about their role in the Logan, UT community.

Our feature interview is with Valerie Nichol from the nationally ranked Purdue University Volleyball team. Valerie tells us about how her team works with area families to promote the importance of fitness.

Segments include: Stephen Ladd, a holistic fitness expert, sharing fantastic ideas to staying happy and healthy. Learn more at www.HumanFormFitness.com.

We speak to NFL player Anthony Costanzo about academics and education. Anthony is a Bio Chemistry graduate from Boston College, and now starting tackle for the Colts.

We feature a haunted house benefiting Youth Aids at Ball State University with Sigma Phi Epsilon.

And The Nigel Report talks with Sean Hoy about his 10 minute workout. More info at www.BurstWorkout.com.

Purdue Volleyball Valerie Nichol on The Adam Ritz Show

Purdue Volleyball Valerie Nichol on The Adam Ritz Show

Purdue Volleyball, Val Nichol high above the net

Purdue Volleyball, Val Nichol high above the net

Stephen Ladd from The Human Form with Adam Ritz

Stephen Ladd from The Human Form with Adam Ritz

Live from James Madison University, with JMU coach Everett Withers, Attorney Brad Koffel, High School Hazing, and more

Adam Ritz at JMU

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JMU Football Player Dan Brown Being Interviewed on The Adam Ritz Show

JMU Football Player Dan Brown Being Interviewed on The Adam Ritz Show

We begin with a live audience in Virginia at James Madison University talking with JMU football player Dan Brown about working with kids in the community. Our feature interview stays on campus at JMU as we chat with James Madison head football coach Everett Withers. Coach Withers shares his thoughts on respect, integrity, social media, fatherhood, and more.

Segments include; meeting up with Brad Koffel, attorney at law, in Columbus OH to learn about how he works with specials needs juveniles; talking with national Hazing expert Lee Lonzo about the issue of High School athletic hazing, now that the fall athletic season is in full swing.

JMU Head Football Coach Everett Withers with Adam Ritz

JMU Head Football Coach Everett Withers with Adam Ritz

Adam Ritz with Columbus, OH Attorney Brad Koffel

Adam Ritz with Columbus, OH Attorney Brad Koffel

Live from Cabrini College, with Suicide Prevention, VCU Coach Shaka Smart, Pediatric Cancer Awareness, Iowa State Coach Paul Rhoads, and more

youCannotBeReplaced

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Adam Ritz with VCU coach Shaka Smart

This show begins just north of Philadelphia with a live audience at Cabrini College. We interview Cabrini College student Emily Dayton about You Cannot Be Replaced, an initiative that she and her family started in her hometown in New Jersey that raises awareness for Suicide Prevention.

Our feature interview is with Shaka Smart, the head men’s basketball coach at Virginia Commonwealth University. VCU Coach Smart shares his thoughts on service work with Pediatric Cancer, Prison Inmates, Mentoring, and a great story about a former player, David Hinton, who is now in the secret service.

Segments includes: catching up with Sigma Phi Epsilon members who help raise millions for Pediatric Cancer.
An interview with Iowa State University head Football Coach Paul Rhoads about character and academics.

Adam Ritz interviews Shaka Smart, VCU head men's basketball coach

Live from K-State, with Clarkson University National Champion Women’s Hockey, 360 Mindset Report, Fed Ex Cares Philanthropy, Denver Bronco Brandon McManus, and more

kstate

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K-State basketball player Brian Rohleder on The Adam Ritz Show

We start the show with a live studio audio at Kansas State University. We interview K-State basketball player Brian Rohleder about the Wildcats Service Projects in the Manhattan KS area.
Our feature interview is with Scott Smalling, Associate Athletic Director at Clarkson University in New York. We chat with Scott about the amazing run the women’s hockey team had to win the current National Championship in Women’s Division I Hockey.

Segments include: a report from Lowell Wightman with 360 Mindset. 360 Mindset is a sports psychology firm based in Colorado.
We talk with Denver Bronco place kicker Brandon McManus about a national community service award he won while playing at Temple University, and a new charity he’d like to start benefiting Children’s Leukemia.

We feature a report on Cincinnati Bengals player Devon Still and his 4 year old daughter battling cancer, and how 100% of the proceeds from his jersey sales go to cancer research. Click here if you would like to purchase the jersey and help pediatric cancer.

Clarkson University Associate Athletic Director Scott Smalling with Adam Ritz

Live from the Delta Kappa Epsilon National Convention, with The Hanger Clinic, Terrance Kelly Youth Foundation, Dallas Cowboy legend Calvin Hill, Florida Gulf Coast University Charity, and more

Hanger Clinic

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Parker Lawson on The Adam Ritz Show

Parker Lawson on The Adam Ritz Show

We start the show with a live audience at the Delta Kappa Epsilon National Convention and feature DKE Parker Lawson and his chapter’s efforts to get involved in the community. Learn about the Deke Leap-frog-athon and how they raise money and awareness for several charities and foundations in Kentucky.

Our feature interview is with Sam Barrett at Huntington University. Sam shares the story of how he got involved with a hometown friend, Torri Biddle, to help her get a bionic hand with the help of MTV and The Hanger Clinic. Learn how you can help someone else receive a bionic hand from The Hanger Clinic.

Segments include: A Special Report form California from our own TJ Brassil, who catches up with Landrin and Mary Kelly, parents of Terrance Kelly. Terrance was murdered 10 years ago and is now the inspiration for the movie When The Game Stands Tall. Landrin and Mary tell us about the Terrance Kelly Youth Foundation.

Calvin Hill, a Dallas Cowboys legend, talks with us about player development, responsibility, and fatherhood (his son is NBA legend Grant Hill).
We close out the show learning about a charity at Florida Gulf Coast University carried on by the gentlemen of Kappa Alpha Order.

Dallas Cowboys legend Calvin Hill

Dallas Cowboys legend Calvin Hill

Live from Ohio State, with Nigel, Murray State Charity, Pledge Platform, and more

ALS

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Kiss Def Leppard ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Kiss Def Leppard ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

This show kicks off with a live audience at The Ohio State University as we highlight an initiative that helps build parks and playgrounds for the community in Columbus. Our feature interview is with Nigel, morning man at rock radio, 105.5 The River, to bring awareness to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Nigel plays Kiss and Def Leppard on air, and I had the chance to see Kiss and Def Leppard take the challenge and donate $20,000 to ALS! Watch the video of this Kiss Def Leppard ALS Ice Bucket Challenge here:

Segments include: A conversation with students at Murray State University with their campus initiative to raise awareness for Wounded Warriors by raising money to purchase a Track Chair. We also catch up with Scott Shirley, former Penn State football player, who works with football programs to help them fund raise for charities with his newest program called Pledge Platform.

Live at Colorado State University, with CSU coach Jim McElwain, Fort Myers Track Club, SMU coach Larry Brown, St. Jude’s Hospital, and more

CSU Head Coach Jim McElwain

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CSU Rams Defensive Back Bernard Blake

CSU Rams Defensive Back Bernard Blake

Today’s show begins in Fort Collins, CO with a live audience at Colorado State University. CSU Rams football Player Bernard Blake shares the Rams service projects with us. Our feature interview is with CSU Rams head football coach Jim McElwain. Coach Mac talks leadership and more from behind the head coach’s desk.

Segments include: reporting on the Fort Myers Track Club and their charity efforts; Catching up with legendary basketball coach Larry Brown at SMU to talk autism and more; We highlight a Missouri initiative that raised more than $20,000 for St. Jude’s Children Hospital.

CSU Rams Bernard Blake defends a pass against Colorado.

CSU Rams Bernard Blake defends a pass against Colorado.

Live at the ATO National Convention, with Coach Dean Hood, Statisticks, Special Olympics and Cystic Fibrosis Charity Reports, and more

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EKU head football coach Dean Hood with Adam Ritz

EKU head football coach Dean Hood with Adam Ritz

The show kicks off in Orlando, Florida at the Alpha Tau Omega National Convention. The ATO’s highlight an initiative at the University of Nebraska chapter they provided a special bike for a physically challenged young man. This story was covered in the national press, and we are proud to bring it to you on this broadcast.

Our featured interview is with Eastern Kentucky University head football coach Dean Hood. Coach Hood talks about character and what it takes to be The Authentic Man.
Segments include: a report on education with a video series called Staticsticks.

Wabash College Dean of Students Mike Raters shares how the Sigma Chi’s help out the Special Olympics.
We learn about a frisbee tournament that benefits Cystic Fibrosis at the University of Oregon.

Wade Reigle on The Adam Ritz Show at the ATO National Convention

Wade Reigle on The Adam Ritz Show at the ATO National Convention

Live at Eastern Kentucky University, with Chris Herron, Jesse Lyons, June Daugherty, and more

Hodgson Caleb

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Adam welcomes Caleb Hodgson to the broadcast

Adam welcomes Caleb Hodgson to the broadcast

We begin with a live studio audience at Eastern Kentucky University and football player Caleb Hodgson. Caleb tells us about the Hands And Feet initiative and their mission trips to help the people of Haiti.

Our feature interview is with former NBA player Chris Herron. Chris shares his Project Purple and how he is making a difference by sharing his story of Heroin Addiction.
Segments including talking about Student Leadership with Leadership Consultant Jesse Lyons; and learning about Heart Health Awareness from Cardiac Arrest Survivor and Head Womens Basketball Coach at Washington State University, June Daugherty.

Hodgson Caleb