Live at Robert Morris University, with Larry Romanoff from Ohio State, Haunted House for Youth Aids, Student Leadership, The Department of Children’s Families in Florida, and more

Adam with Larry Romanoff with Buckeyes Football

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Florida Department of Children and Families

Florida Department of Children and Families

The show kicks off at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh as we honor DJ Meyers for his character and integrity with the Caught In The Act Award. Our feature interview is with Larry Romanoff, the Director of Football External Relations for The Ohio State University. Larry shares his knowledge and experience from his 44 years with the Buckeyes, having started as a student manager under Woody Hayes. Segments include a Sig Ep Haunted House for Charity at Ball State University, benefiting Youth Aids; Trent Mossbrucker talking student leadership at St. Lawrence University in New York; and Tony Wagoner with the Florida Department of Children and Families.

Adam with Larry Romanoff with Buckeyes Football

Adam with Larry Romanoff with Buckeyes Football

Live at Rhodes College in Memphis, with Jenny Anchondo, Lee Lonzo, Twitter responsibility, and more

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Adam with Jenny Anchondo from FOX4 Dallas

Adam with Jenny Anchondo from FOX4 Dallas

We begin with a live audience at Rhodes College and honor student Dan Wilson for his character and integrity. We welcome back TV Journalist and fitness expert Jenny Anchondo from FOX4 in Dallas to discuss health and fitness awareness. We get Lee Lonzo’s insights on hazing as a national expert. And this show concludes from the IHSAA Student Leadership Conference as we cover Twitter responsibility.

Rhodes Lynx

Rhodes Lynx

Live at Mount Aloysius College, with Toledo Rockets head football coach Matt Campbell, Tarleton State University’s Cheri Spellmeier, Super Bowl Champ Kipp Vickers, an inspirational story from Memphis, and more

Adam with Toledo Rockets head football coach Matt Campbell

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Cheri Spellmeier with Adam at Tarleton State University in TX

Cheri Spellmeier with Adam at Tarleton State University in TX

We kick it off at Mount Aloysius College in PA with a Caught In The Act award for character and integrity. Our feature interview is with the 2nd youngest Division I college football coach in America, Matt Campbell, from the University of Toledo. Coach Campbell shares his thoughts on student leadership and academics. Next is a trip to Tarleton State University to talk with compliance director Cheri Spellmeier about how she covers the topic of drug awareness on campus in Stephenville, TX. We catch up in Miami with former Hurricane and Super Bowl Champ Kipp Vickers to talk about Fatherhood and Fitness. The show wraps with the inspirational story of assistant basketball coach Robert Kirby at the University of Memphis who donated a kidney to his sister.

Adam with Toledo Rockets head football coach Matt Campbell

Adam with Toledo Rockets head football coach Matt Campbell

Live at Purdue University, with Nevada head football coach Brian Polian, University of North Texas philanthropy, PGA reaches $2 Billion in donations, and more

Adam Ritz with the Purdue WBB coaching staff

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Nevada head football coach Brian Polian on The Adam Ritz Show

Nevada head football coach Brian Polian on The Adam Ritz Show

We start live at Purdue with the Women’s Basketball team to highlight their leadership and service in their community. Our feature interview is with Brian Polian, head football coach at the University of Nevada. We interview Coach Polian about his unique perspective on Fatherhood, because he is a dad, and a father figure to his players. Not to mention what he’s learned from his own father, ESPN analyst Bill Polian. We travel to Denton, TX to speak with Richard Randall about his work in the military, and his efforts as a student leader on campus at the University of North Texas to raise awareness and funding as a Balanced Man of Sigma Phi Epsilon. We wrap up the show speaking with sportscaster Will Haskett about the PGA passing the $2 Billion donation mark in 2013 with the PGA charities and initiatives since the inception of the Pro Golfers Association.

Adam Ritz with the Purdue WBB coaching staff

Adam Ritz with the Purdue WBB coaching staff

Live at The Ohio State University, with Jack Mewhort from OSU Buckeye Football, Jim Chester from Penn State Greater Allegheny, Bystander Behavior, and more

Adam Ritz with OSU head coach Urban Meyer

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The Adam Ritz Show live with the Ohio State University Buckeyes

The Adam Ritz Show live with the Ohio State University Buckeyes

This show begins live with Urban Meyer’s Ohio State Buckeyes as we honor offensive lineman Jack Mewhort with the ‘Caught In The Act’ award for integrity and character. We travel to Pittsburgh to speak with Jim Chester, Athletic Director at Penn State Greater Allegheny, about his student athletes’ community service projects. We welcome back Bystander Behavior expert Mike Dilbeck to talk about several issues in that affect all of us from the world of Bystander Behavior.

Adam Ritz with OSU head coach Urban Meyer

Adam Ritz with OSU head coach Urban Meyer

Live from the University of Kansas, with Wyoming Cowboys head football coach Dave Christensen, Mustard Girl Jennifer Connor, Penn State’s Eric Shrive, and more

Mustard Girl Jennifer Connor with Adam Ritz

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Wyoming head football coach Dave Christensen with Adam Ritz

Wyoming head football coach Dave Christensen with Adam Ritz

This show starts live at the University of Kansas with the Kansas Jayhawks football team, as we honor Shane Smith with the ‘Caught In The Act’ award for integrity and character. Our feature interview takes us to Laramie, Wyoming to chat with Wyoming Cowboys head football coach Dave Christensen about his program called The Champions Club which promotes academics and character with his student athletes. We then learn about Jennifer Connor’s mustard company Mustard Girl, and how they work with a child obesity organization called Common Threads. The show wraps up from Penn State as we talk to 5th year senior offensive lineman Eric Shrive about his national award for his work with Uplifting Athletes, which raises money and awareness for Rare Diseases.

Mustard Girl Jennifer Connor with Adam Ritz

Mustard Girl Jennifer Connor with Adam Ritz

Live from Iowa State University, with Robert Morris University’s Bobbie Joe Belus, Lowell Wightman from 360 Mindset, New Mexico cancer awareness with Maria Gomez, Gods Pantry charity in Lexington Kentucky, and more

Iowa State's Kirby Van Der Kamp

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Adam with Bobbie Jo Belus from Robert Morris University

Adam with Bobbie Jo Belus from Robert Morris University

We begin in Ames, Iowa with the football team at Iowa State University, and award the ‘Caught in The Act’ honor for character to senior punter Kirby Van Der Kamp. We roll on in Pittsburgh at Robert Morris University with Bobbie Jo Belus. Bobbie Jo discusses working with The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, her female status in the man’s world of college football, and legendary RMU head coach Joe Walton. Also, we talk with 360 Mindset founder Lowell Wightman in Boulder, Colorado. Lowell shares his views on Sports Psychology and a great charitable organization called MissRepresentation.org. Maria Gomez reports from Albuquerque, New Mexico on Zach Landon, a high school football player who is battling cancer. We round out the show in Lexington, Kentucky learning more about a charity called ‘God’s Pantry’ and how the UK Wildcat student athletes contribute.

Iowa State's Kirby Van Der Kamp

Iowa State’s Kirby Van Der Kamp

Live from the University of Toledo, with John Carr from Southern Miss, Iowa Drinking & Social Responsibility, a Cystic Fibrosis initiative at Tulane, and more

John Carr with Adam at Southern Miss

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Iowa Hawkeye student who blew a .341 BAC.

Iowa Hawkeye student who blew a .341 BAC.

This show begins at the University of Toledo in front of a live audience as we award the ‘Caught In The Act’ honor. Toledo Rockets football players Jeremiah Detmer and Alvin Fletcher both earned 4.0 GPA’s last semester, and are recognized for this awesome achievement. Interviews include John Carr, the Director of Football Operations at the University of Southern Mississippi, as we learn more about community service and the student athlete. We’re then joined by Rob Kendall of ‘The Robbie Kendall Show’ to discuss a recent news story about an Iowa Hawkeye student who was arrested with a .341 BAC, and then irresponsibly tweeted about the arrest. We round out the show in New Orleans at Tulane University with a charity called Emily’s Entourage which benefits Cystic Fibrosis.

John Carr with Adam at Southern Miss

John Carr with Adam at Southern Miss

Live from Lehigh University, with Rudy Sarzo from Quiet Riot, the Disney Spirit Award, Penn State’s Dance Marathon, and more

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This show begins at Lehigh University with a live studio audience talking about social media implications in a job interview. Our featured interview is with rock legend Rudy Sarzo from Quiet Riot talking about his book, drugs and alcohol, and “not” trying to keep up with Ozzy. We spend time at the University of Alabama covering how the student athletes won the ‘Disney Spirit Award’ for their service after the devastating 2011 tornado that ripped through Tuscaloosa. We round out the show with a group of students from Penn State University talking about the famous “Dance Marathon” philanthropy that raises millions of dollars for children with cancer.

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Live at the University of Wyoming, with Kansas Jayhawks’ Sheriece Sadberry, Scott Shirley from Uplifting Athletes, University of Cincinnati community service, and more

Wyoming

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KU Jayhawks Dr. Sheriece Sadberry with Adam

KU Jayhawks Dr. Sheriece Sadberry with Adam

This show kicks off with a live studio audience at the University of Wyoming, as we honor Wyoming Cowboys student athlete Eric Nazatcha with the ‘Caught In The Act Award’ for high character. Segments include talking with sports psychologist Dr. Sheriece Sadberry at the University of Kansas about her work with the Jayhawks’ student athletes, educating about the effects of drugs and alcohol on the body’s performance. We have a follow up report with the Executive Director of ‘Uplifting Athletes’ Scott Shirley, to learn more about how Uplifting Athletes works with College Football to raise money for rare diseases. We also travel to the University of Cincinnati to honor the students for the money they’ve raised for various charities including the Make A Wish Foundation and the Freestore Foodbank.

Wyoming

Wyoming