NFL Hall of Famer Rod Woodson, Bullying Consultant Lee Lonzo, Warner University Baseball Coach, and more

Adam with Rod Woodson

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Warner University baseball coach Jeff Sikes with Adam

Warner University baseball coach Jeff Sikes with Adam

The show begins in Oakland with an interview with Rod Woodson discussing his work with The Leukemia Society, coaching, social media, and more. Woodson was an All American at Purdue, NFL Super Bowl Champion and All Pro DB with the Steelers, Ravens, and 49ers. He’s in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and currently coaches with the Raiders. Segments include a visit with our resident Bullying Expert Lee Lonzo from LeeLonzoConsulting.com, as well as a segment on community service with Jeff Sikes, baseball coach at Warner University in Florida and their great work with special needs children.

Adam with Rod Woodson

Adam with Rod Woodson

Live in Pittsburgh with All Pro Dad, Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin, All Pro Dad Leader Darrin Gray, and more

Adam Ritz Jeff Hartingsand Coach Mike Tomlin

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Adam Ritz and Coach  Mike Tomlin

Adam talks with Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin

We report live from Pittsburgh at the Steelers All Pro Dad Father and Kids Experience. Our Feature Interview is with Steelers Super Bowl Champion Head Coach, husband, and father Mike Tomlin talking about how important it is to be a great dad. Our broadcast from Pittsburgh continues with a focus on community service with brothers Dan and David Gummel. We wrap up our All Pro Dad coverage with Darrin Gray, an All Pro Dad Leader and Director who gives us some behind the scenes details of what it takes to pull off this huge event (allprodad.com). Segments include reading with kids at the University of Cincinnati, and a PSA recorded live at Warner University in Florida.

Adam Ritz Jeff Hartingsand Coach Mike Tomlin

Adam with Steelers legend Jeff Hartings and Head Coach Mike Tomlin

Live from Washington State University, Breast Cancer Awareness, Colts All Pro Dad event in Indy Nov. 3, and more

All Pro Dad

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Washington State University

We start with a live studio audience at Washington State University in Pullman, WA. The student athletes in the audience help Adam with Breast Cancer Awareness. Our feature interview is with NFL veteran David Thornton discussing the importance of perseverance and service. Segments include Adam talking with an All Pro Dad, Al Plummer, who was nationally recognized in Washington DC for his charity work. Adam also shares his involvement with All Pro Dad at an upcoming Father And Kids Experience at the Indianapolis Colts complex on Saturday, November 3. Join Adam, All Pro Dad, and Colts personalities including Joe Reitz and Coach Clyde Christensen at this fun filled event! Register here

All Pro Dad

Live from Wabash College, featuring Garry Marshall, Georgia Bulldogs helping GA high schools, All Pro Dad Event, Texas Tech Football, and more

Adam with Hollywood Director Garry Marshall

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Adam and Ron Courson

Adam with UGA Sports Medicine Director Ron Courson

We begin with a live studio audience at Wabash College talking about the importance of getting tested early for Testicular Cancer. Our Feature Interview is with Hollywood director/producer/actor Garry Marshall discussing his time at Northwestern, Happy Days, and his favorite sports movie of all time. Segments include Ron Courson, Director of Sports Medicine at the University of Georgia, talking about The Heat Initiative, which educates Georgia high schools football players on the dangers of heat stroke death. Adam announces his upcoming work with All Pro Dad, the national organization founded by Tony Dungy, including the Indy All Pro Dad Event on November 3rd (details here). While discussing Tony Dungy and All Pro Dad, Adam shares a letter Tony wrote to President Obama and Governor Romney asking them to add Fatherhood and Fatherlessness to the national campaign landscape (read the letter here). We round out the show with a conversation about recruiting with Texas Tech quarterback Jacob Karam.

Adam with Hollywood Director Garry Marshall

Adam with Hollywood Director Garry Marshall

Live from the University of Tulsa, Anthony Castonzo, Penn State Dance Marathon, Nebraska Huskers Kyler Reed, Butler Basketball, and more

Adam with Kyler Reed

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Adam at Tulsa

We begin touching on character and integrity with a live studio audience at the University of Tulsa. Our feature interview is with Indianapolis Colts starting tackle Anthony Castonzo discussing the importance of education. Segments including a charity update from Penn State University as we learn how the students raise over $10 million for Cancer Research, getting to know Nebraska Huskers tight end Kyler Reed, the inspirational story of Butler Basketball and head coach Brad Stevens from sportscaster Greg Rakestraw, and an unbelievable news story out of Marshall University.

Adam with Kyler Reed

Live from the University of Iowa, San Diego Chargers Arthur Hightower, Fitness with Jenny Anchondo, The Red Flag Campaign in Virginia, and more

Adam at Iowa Hawkeyes

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Adam with San Diego Chargers Arthur Hightower

The show starts with a live studio audience at the University of Iowa covering Drug Awareness. Our featured interview is with San Diego Chargers Director of Player Engagement Arthur Hightower talking about the 5 pillars of character/player engagement. Fox TV News Journalist and Certified Fitness Trainer Jenny Anchondo makes an appearance to bring awareness to fitness issues and child obesity. We spend time in Virginia with Emory & Henry College Director of Counseling Jill Smeltzer learning about The Red Flag Campaign promoting healthy relationships and dating violence awareness. We round out the show with NFL Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk with his advice for young men.

Adam at Iowa Hawkeyes

Live from Missouri S&T, Hunter Smith, St. Jude Cancer Research, IU’s Kevin Wilson, and more

Adam Ritz with Hoosiers Coach Wilson

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Adam at Missouri

We start with a live studio audience at Missouri University of Science & Technology highlighting how the students raised $22,000 for charity, then feature an interview with NFL veteran Hunter Smith talking about his book and his country rock band. Segments include a St.Jude Cancer Research update, a warning about giving money with a recent scam charity case in New Jersey, and a conversation with Indiana University head football coach Kevin Wilson.

Adam Ritz with Hoosiers Coach Wilson

Live from William Jewell College, NFL’s Rennie Curran, Pet Pal’s TV’s Paul Poteet, TCU Rifle National Champion, and more

Adam Ritz at TCU

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Adam Ritz with Ronnie Curan

The show begins live at William Jewell College with a studio audience talking about Hazing and Underage Drinking. Our featured interview is with NFL Linebacker Rennie Curran discussing his charity work. Paul Poteet from Pet Pal’s TV makes an appearance to bring awareness to pet adoption and animal cruelty. We spend time at Texas Christian University with NCAA Rifle National Champion Sarah Beard. We round out the show with the president of UDiligence, a social media company protecting student athletes online.

Adam Ritz at TCU

Live with Minnesota Golden Gopher Football, Dan Pastorini, Paralyzed Hockey Player , and more

Adam with Dan Pastorini

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Live in Minnesota

We start live in the Big Ten with Minnesota Golden Gopher Football talking about Domestic Violence Awareness, then feature an interview with NFL Legend Dan Pastorini talking about his book, alcohol abuse, and his lasting NFL contributions. Segments include a Drew Brees update with Eric Richey in New Orleans, Inspiration with paralyzed hockey player Derek Zike, and dealing with Fatherhood as a young student athlete at Texas A&M.

Adam with Dan Pastorini

Live at Waldorf College, Jim Burt, Blind Golf Champion, and more

Adam Ritz with Jim Burt

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Adam Ritz with Garrett Grayson

We start live with a studio audience at Waldorf College discussing Child Obesity, then feature an interview with NFL Super Bowl Champ Jim Burt. Segments include Leadership with Colorado State University quarterback Garrett Grayson, Inspiration with blind golf champion Jeremy Poincenot, Responsibility with Waldorf College Dean of Students Jason Ramaker, and dealing with Adversity with the ‘4th and 1’ football camp.

Adam Ritz with Jim Burt