Live from Leguna Beach Christian Retreat, with Tennessee Volunteers Vol For Life Director Antone Davis, Tarleton State University Drug Awareness, University of North Texas Scholarship, Appalachian State University Student Athlete Leadership, and more

Adam broadcasting at Laguna Beach Christian Retreat with Kappa Alpha Order

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Adam Ritz with Tennessee Volunteers assistant coach Antone Davis

Adam Ritz with Tennessee Volunteers assistant coach Antone Davis

This show begins at the Leguna Beach Christian Retreat with a live studio audience, as we feature Nick Koontz from Kappa Alpha Order talking about the nearly $7,000 raised for MDA at Florida Gulf Coast University. Our feature interview is with Antone Davis. Antone was an All American football player at the University of Tennessee, an NFL player with the Philadelphia Eagles, and is now back in Knoxville with the UT Volunteers football team as a coach, overseeing the Vol For Life program to facilitate life skills and more. Segments include discussing Drug Awareness at Tarleton State University in Stephenville TX, a Scholarship for a fallen brother at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX, and honoring Logan Hallock at Appalachian State University for the Mountaineers’ service work in El Salvador.

Adam broadcasting at Laguna Beach Christian Retreat with Kappa Alpha Order

Adam broadcasting at Laguna Beach Christian Retreat with Kappa Alpha Order

Live from the University of Nevada Reno, with Andrew Seymour and the Fort Myers Miracle, Purdue University Social Media Responsibility, and more

Adam with Fort Myers Miracle GM Andrew Seymour

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Adam with Andrew Seymour at Hammond Stadium, spring training home of the Minnesota Twins

Adam with Andrew Seymour at Hammond Stadium, spring training home of the Minnesota Twins

Our show begins with a live studio audience at the University of Nevada Reno with the West Coast Order of Kappa Alpha. In Reno, we honor Nicholas Loper from the University of Arizona and Matthew Mudd from Arizona State University for their chapter’s philanthropies, raising money and awareness for the MDA and a KA member who suffered a stroke. Our feature interview is with Andrew Seymour, the GM of the Fort Myers Miracle minor league baseball team. Mr. Seymour shares with us the role that the Miracle baseball players have in the Fort Myers community, as well as getting fired up to host spring training for the Minnesota Twins from their Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers. Elliott Bloom also joins us from Purdue University, where he acts as the Director of Basketball Operations for the Boilermakers. Social Media responsibility is the subject on the court with Mr. Bloom, as we get an insiders look at how a Division 1 basketball team handles Social Media throughout the course of a season.

Adam with Fort Myers Miracle GM Andrew Seymour

Adam with Fort Myers Miracle GM Andrew Seymour

Live at Wichita State University, with Oklahoma & LSU Philanthropy Awards, Oregon Ducks Football, Jim Voyles, Penn State Altoona, and more

Jac Abrahamian from Wichita State University Track and Field

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The Adam Ritz Show at Wichita State University

The Adam Ritz Show at Wichita State University

We kick off this show with a live studio audience at Wichita State University, showcasing the Shockers community service with Women’s Track student athlete Jac Abrahamian. Our feature interview is with southern gentlemen William Walker, a staffer with KA national fraternity. William shares the Philanthropy awards for their organizations at the University of Oklahoma and LSU. We catch up with Dustin Haines from Oregon Ducks Football to talk about a few O Heroes initiatives including a mission trip to Peru. Attorney Jim Voyles also joins us to discuss DUI awareness, his professional athlete consulting, and his affinity for open wheel racing. We close the show at Penn State Altoona with soccer player Katy Hartigan to share their efforts with the Penn State Dance Marathon.

Jac Abrahamian from Wichita State University Track and Field

Jac Abrahamian from Wichita State University Track and Field

Live at Missouri State, with Jesse Lyons, Lee Lonzo, Lowell Wightman, and more

Adam Ritz with Jesse Lyons

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Ali Trickey, Missouri State University Softball

Ali Trickey, Missouri State University Softball

This show begins with a live studio audience with the Missouri State Bears, this time with the female student athletes and softball player Ali Trickey talking about The Miracle League, which is their baseball game with kids with disabilities that leaves a smile on everyone’s face. Our feature interview is with Jesse Lyons, the Communications Director for Kappa Alpha Order national fraternity. Jesse shares his 12 years experience as a Leadership Consultant to talk about how important Leadership is with young adults across America. We welcome back Lee Lonzo to highlight his work with the Special Olympics. And we chat in Boulder, CO with Lowell Wightman of 360 Mindset about sports psychology and getting your best performance and production with special breathing techniques.

Adam Ritz with Jesse Lyons

Adam Ritz with Jesse Lyons

Live at the University of Memphis, with Casey Hunt from Missouri State University, Bill Haskill at Midwestern State University, Hunter Smith, and more

Memphis

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Adam with Missouri State athletics staffers, including Casey Hunt in pink.

Adam with Missouri State athletics staffers, including Casey Hunt in pink.

We start the show live on campus at the University of Memphis with the gentlemen of Kappa Alpha Order, and salute D.J. Balazs from William Jewell College for their service work with Battered Women Shelters. We talk with Associate Athletic Director Casey Hunt at Missouri State University about a great service project called “Meals A Million” in which the student athletes provide meals for a million hungry people across the globe. Casey also commends the Missouri State Bears for the All Sports Trophy for their academic excellence. We chat with Midwestern State head football coach Bill Maskill about the service work of his players, including efforts with Relay For Life to benefit cancer. Then Hunter Smith joins us to talk about his career in the NFL, his book The Jersey Effect, and his band The Hunter Smith Band.

Memphis

Live at Missouri State University, with Fox 4 Dallas’ Jenny Anchondo, Toledo Rockets, Mustard fighting Child Obesity, and more

Adam broadcasting at Missouri State University

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Adam with Jenny Anchondo from Fox4 Dallas

Adam with Jenny Anchondo from Fox4 Dallas

We begin in front of a live studio audience at Missouri State University, and honor football player Caleb Schaffitzel for his community service. Caleb shares how MSU Football teams up with the MSU Ladies Field Hockey team for Healthy Heros to promote a healthy lifestyle at The Boys and Girls Club. We catch up with Fox4’s Jenny Anchondo in Dallas to talk about everything from fitness apps to marijuana in the news. Next is Jeremiah Detmer and Alvin Fletcher, football players at the University of Toledo, both with 4.0 GPA’s, to help raise awareness for the importance of education. Finally we chat with Jennifer Connor, The Mustard Girl, to learn about her charity work including an initiative called Common Threads to help combat Child Obesity.

Adam broadcasting at Missouri State University

Adam broadcasting at Missouri State University

Live at Emory & Henry in Virginia, with SMU’s Kevin Saberre, a Robert Morris University update, John Carr from Southern Miss, and more

Adam with Kevin Saberre at SMU with Adam Ritz

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Robert Morris University's Bobbie Jo Belus with Adam Ritz

Robert Morris University’s Bobbie Jo Belus with Adam Ritz

This show starts in front of a live studio audience at Emory And Henry College in Virginia, as we highlight their Red Flag Campaign to raise awareness for Healthy Dating and Domestic Violence. Our feature interview is with Kevin Saberre, the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life at SMU in Dallas. Kevin shares the student’s leadership and philanthropy efforts through out the Dallas area, including a service project with the Special Olympics. Bobbie Jo Belus talks about her role as a woman in college football at Robert Morris University. And we chat with the Director of Football Operations at Southern Miss, John Carr, about some of the leadership opportunities for the Golden Eagle football players.

Adam with Kevin Saberre at SMU with Adam Ritz

Adam with Kevin Saberre at SMU

Live in Dallas at SMU, with Scott Shirley, Special Olympics Report, Rocky Mountain National Park History, and more

John Hudgens with SMU IFC with Adam

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Scott Shirley from Pledge Platform with Adam Ritz

Scott Shirley from Pledge Platform with Adam Ritz

We start with a live audience at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, as we highlight their IFC Exec. John Hudgens about Mustang community service projects with At Risk Kids, Goodwill, and Meals on Wheels. We welcome back Scott Shirley, founder of Uplifting Athletes, to talk about his new digital project called Pledge Platform. Pledge Platform is a unique way for college football players to raise money with performance based giving. Segments include a conversation with Special Olympian Mary McClamroch, talking about her championship swimming and Special Olympics spokesperson initiative. We cover history and education in Estes Park, CO learning more about The Stanley Hotel in the Rocky Mountain National Park. This show wraps with a recent social awareness marijuana arrest that highlights decisions and consequences.

John Hudgens with SMU IFC with Adam

John Hudgens with SMU IFC with Adam

Live from MS&T, with The Passion Foundation, Dave Christensen, Elliot Bloom, and more

Elliot Bloom with Adam Ritz

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Adam with Dr. Wasserman and Jon Parla of The Passion Foundation

Adam with Dr. Wasserman and Jon Parla of The Passion Foundation

We kick off the show with a live audience at Missouri Science and Technology covering their Up All Night charity which raises thousands of dollars for the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Our feature interview is with Jon Parla, executive director of The Passion Foundation, a Florida based charity raising awareness for melanoma and skin cancer. Dr. Wasserman with The Passion Foundation www.passion-foundation.org provides tips to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays. We congratulate Dave Christensen, former head coach at the University of Wyoming, now Offensive Coordinator at the University of Utah, by featuring a conversation we had about character and integrity. Social Media responsibly is then discussed with Elliot Bloom, the Director of Basketball Operations at Purdue University.

Elliot Bloom with Adam Ritz

Elliot Bloom with Adam Ritz

Live from Monmouth University, with Alcohol Education at Furman University, coaching legend Larry Brown, a Washington Huskies report, and more

Adam with Stephanie Boyd at Furman University

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SMU basketball coach Larry Brown

SMU basketball coach Larry Brown

This show begins at Monmouth University in New Jersey with a live audience as we award another student athlete, Dave Damirgian, with the Caught In The Act award for character. We talk with Stephanie Boyd, the Alcohol and Drug Education Director at Furman University in Greenville, SC. Our feature interview is with Larry Brown, the legendary basketball coach who spent the majority of his career in the NBA, and now coaches at SMU in Dallas. Coach Brown shares his service work with Autism, as well as his thoughts on Social Media, Fatherhood, and Reggie Miller. We then welcome another 360 Mindset report. And this show wraps up on campus at the University of Washington in Seattle as we learn about Blitz The Sound from Associate Athletic Director Kim Durand.

Adam with Stephanie Boyd at Furman University

Adam with Stephanie Boyd at Furman University