Live at the University of Washington, with the NFLs Brandon McManus, University of Oregon philanthropy, a healthy dating initiative at Emory and Henry College in Virginia, and more

Brandon McManus from Temple and the Indianapolis Colts

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Adam in Seattle at the University of Washington

Adam in Seattle at the University of Washington

The show begins with a live audience at the University of Washington in the Pac 12 talking with students about Social Networking responsibility. Our feature interview is with Brandon McManus with the NFL Colts discussing his community service work with The Ronald McDonald House, Susan G. Komen, The Bethesda House, and more. Segments include talking with a University of Oregon charity benefiting Cystic Fibrosis, and learning about The Red Flag Campaign to abolish dating violence at Emory and Henry College in Emory, Virginia.

Brandon McManus from Temple and the Indianapolis Colts

Brandon McManus from Temple and the Indianapolis Colts

Live at the University of Texas at Tyler, with Penn State Altoona AD Fredina Ingold, a Special Olympics Initiative, Armed Forces Radio Network, Newberry College Breast Cancer Awareness, and more

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Adam Ritz and Michael Young

Adam Ritz and Michael Young

This show starts with a live studio audience at the University of Texas at Tyler as we honor the students working with Team Impact. Team Impact has brought the UT Tyler Volleyball Team together with a little girl with Leukemia, and she is now part of the team! Our feature interview is with Fredina Ingold, the Director of Athletics at Penn State Altoona. Fredina shares how her student athletes work with Special Olympics in the Altoona community. Segments include catching up with Michael Young, a pit reporter for the IZOD Indy Car Series. Michael’s voice is broadcast on the Armed Forces Radio Network across the planet, and connects our service men and women on Memorial Day Weekend with their homes and families in the United States with the great American tradition of the Indy 500. Michael also educates us about the Indy Car Ministries. We wrap the show with a Breast Cancer Breakfast charity at Newberry College in South Carolina.

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Live from The Salisbury School in Connecticut, with Jeff Saturday, Scott Shirley from Uplifting Athletes, a Green Day Children’s Hospital initiative, and more

Adam Ritz and Jeff Saturday

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Scott Shirley and Adam Ritz

Scott Shirley and Adam Ritz

This show begins in Connecticut at The Salisbury School with a texting and driving PSA. We are happy to announce that Jeff Saturday, former All Pro NFL player, will be a regular guest on the show. Jeff and I discuss the new federal push to move the drunk driving BAC limit from .08 to .05. Our feature interview is with Scott Shirley, founder of Uplifting Athletes, a national foundation he started when he was a football player at Penn State to benefit rare diseases. Segments include community service at the Scobie Leadership School, and an update out of Oakland with Green Day as they team up with Actions Realized to sell skateboards to benefit the Children’s Hospital And Research Center Oakland.

Adam Ritz and Jeff Saturday

Adam Ritz and Jeff Saturday

Live from Texas A&M Commerce, with Penn State head football coach Bill O’Brien, Warner University community service, 5K Training Program Ideas, NBA Fitness Program, and more

Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien with Adam Ritz

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Bill O'Brien on The Adam Ritz Show

Bill O’Brien on The Adam Ritz Show

The show begins with a live audience at Texas A&M Commerce discovering service projects benefitting Make A Wish Foundation and more. Our feature interview is with Penn State head football coach Bill O’Brien. Coach O’Brien shares the off the field character of the Nittany Lion football squad with their leadership initiatives. Segments include talking with Warner University baseball coach Jeff Sikes to learn about the Lake Wales Challenger League, a baseball league for Special Needs children. We also catch up with Fitness Expert Jenny Anchondo. Jenny highlights 5K training tips as well as a new fitness program she’s working on with the NBA.

Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien with Adam Ritz

Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien with Adam Ritz

Live at Tulane University, featuring Midwestern State University head football coach Bill Maskill, a female mentoring program in Pennsylvania, Bystander Behavior expert Mike Dilbeck, and more

Adam with MSU head coach Bill Maskill

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Adam broadcasting at Tulane University in New Orleans

Adam broadcasting at Tulane University in New Orleans

This show begins in New Orleans at Tulane University as we honor a student program called Emily’s Entourage which has raised a half mill for Cystic Fibrosis. Our feature interview is with Bill Maskill, head football coach at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. Bill tells about how his players donate their time for Relay For Life and more. Segments include an All American Lacrosse player’s work with the Female Athletic Connection Team at Susquehanna University that connects female student athletes with mentors, and catching up with Mike Dilbeck to learn more about Bystander Behavior.

Adam with MSU head coach Bill Maskill

Adam with MSU head coach Bill Maskill

Live at Susquehanna University, with former NBA current SMU Mustangs coach Larry Brown, National PTA Male Engagement, Special Olympics initiative, and more

Adam Ritz and legendary coach Larry Brown

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Adam with Susquehanna University student athletes

Adam with Susquehanna University student athletes

We begin with a live audience at Susquehanna University and learn about a Children’s Hospital service program with the SU student athletes. Our feature interview comes from Dallas TX with Larry Brown, SMU basketball coach, with his 50 years of experience of being a college athlete, pro athlete, college coach, NBA coach, and father and husband. Listen to find out about Larry’s philanthropy including working with Paul Newman and The Painted Turtle camp and the Dragonfly Forest for Autism. Segments include learning about The Male Engagement program with the National Parent Teachers Association to engage fathers in their child’s education, and spreading awareness of a high school program with The Special Olympics.

Adam Ritz and legendary coach Larry Brown

Adam Ritz and legendary coach Larry Brown

Live from Lock Haven University, with Penn State’s Eric Shrive, Janice Kessler, Child Obesity PSA, and more

Eric Shrive from Penn State Football and Uplifting Athletes

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Lock Haven University

We begin with a live audience at Lock Haven University to honor the students for their work with the Make A Wish Foundation. Our feature interview is with Penn State football player Eric Shrive, as he was honored nationally for his work with Uplifting Athletes to raise money for rare diseases. Segments include: learning about alcohol addiction from Sacred Heart University health and wellness director Janice Kessler; a Child Obesity PSA with the students at Waldorf College; and Music For Life, an organization to help spread the message of Suicide Prevention.

Eric Shrive from Penn State Football and Uplifting Athletes

Eric Shrive from Penn State Football and Uplifting Athletes

Live at Penn State Altoona, with former NFL player David Thornton, Georgia Bulldogs’ Ron Courson, Miami FL High School service project, and more

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The show starts with a live studio audience at Penn State Altoona as we honor the student athletes for their efforts raising $100,000 for pediatric cancer. Our feature interview is with David Thornton, former NFL player with a story of inspiration, persistence, and faith. Segments include learning about The Heat Initiative from University of Georgia sports medicine director Ron Courson, and catching up with Harold Barnwell, head coach at Miami Carol Senior High School in Miami FL talking about his football team and their outstanding community service.

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Live at Alfred State College, with Chris Herren, Ball State Charities, Florida PTA, Wynn Smiley, and more

Adam Ritz with Chris Herren

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Adam Ritz interviewing ATO CEO Wynn Smiley

Adam Ritz interviewing ATO CEO Wynn Smiley

We begin with a live audience at Alfred State College as we honor the students for their community service. Our feature interview is with Chris Herren, former NBA Boston Celtic star who speaks out about his heroin addiction to help others. We showcase two conversations highlighting 2 separate charities at Ball State University; the first being a Haunted House with the Sig Eps on campus, the second is a student athlete “prom” benefit for charity. We also have a report from the president of the Florida PTA talking about the importance of a father’s role in their child’s education. And we have an update with the CEO of Alpha Tau Omega national fraternity as we learn about how their efforts equal 8 million in philanthropy dollars.

Adam Ritz with Chris Herren

Adam Ritz with Chris Herren

Live from the EDGE National Conference, with fitness expert/journalist Jenny Anchondo, Social Media expert Kevin Long, and more

Jenny Anchondo with Adam

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Adam with the Sig Ep EDGE National Retreat

Adam with the Sig Ep EDGE National Retreat

We begin the show with a live studio audience at the Sig Ep EDGE National Conference where we learn about the ‘Balanced Man’ initiative. Our feature interview is with Jenny Anchondo. Jenny is not only a fitness expert, but also an Emmy Award winning TV Journalist. Jenny shares tips on training for 5K’s and Half Marathons. Her 5K training program is here. Jenny also shares with us her new fitness project with the Indiana Pacers. She also shares the current social issue of ‘The Defense Of Marriage Act’ and how it’s sparking conversation throughout the country. Segments include catching up with Kevin Long, a social media expert as we discuss good decisions while posting online. And please help us welcome our newest affiliates WXKU FM and WZZB AM in Seymour IN!

Jenny Anchondo with Adam

Jenny Anchondo with Adam