“Blessed 2 Play” is sports radio with heart & soul! Uncovering the role that faith plays in the lives of athletes and sports professionals, host Ron Meyer shines a spotlight on the world of sports and the motivation behind life on and off the field.
Best Of Antonio Soave
This week’s guest is Antonio Soave a former pro soccer player who will help recap the 2023 Women’s World Cup. We’ll also talk about the proper perspective youth should have, in light of faith, when admiring professional athletes.
Best Of Clare Hanson
This week’s guest is Clare Hanson who in her first year of coaching Benedictine College Women’s Lacrosse won a national championship. Host Ron Meyer talks with Clare about how the team’s culture of faith assisted with a remarkable achievement.
Best Of Krista Steele
This week’s guest is Krista Steele a track and cross-country athlete who competed for South Dakota State University. Host Ron Meyer talks to Krista about her collegiate running career and integrating her Catholic faith in her everyday life.
Best Of Amy Lawrence
This week’s guest is Amy Lawrence a well-traveled veteran and pioneer of sports radio and television and the host of CBS Sports Radio’s late-night program, “After Hours with Amy Lawrence.” Host Ron Meyer talks with this Amy about her career in sports radio and how her faith shapes who she is.
Brian Polian
This week’s guest is Brian Polian longtime football assistant and head football coach at the division on level with Notre Dame, Stanford, Nevada amongst others. He is currently the Athletic Director at John Carroll University in Cleveland.
Lucas Kaliszak
This week’s guest is University of Alabama swimmer Lucas Kaliszak. Lucas talks to host Ron Meyer about his career as a collegiate swimmer and how faith plays an important role in his everyday life.
Allison Fields
This week’s guest is Allison Fields a former division one volleyball player for Texas A&M now working on a college campus as a Catholic spiritual guide.
Best Of Doug Rosfeld
This week’s guest is Doug Rosfeld Chief of Coaching Staff for the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals. Host Ron Meyer talks with Doug about his rise in the coaching ranks and why the Catholic faith has assisted in forming him to be the man he is today.
Best Of Danielle Breen
This week’s guest is Danielle Breen who competed as a gymnast for the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers. Host Ron Meyer talks with Danielle about her career as a consistent contributor to her team and why faith is a staple in her life.
John Fanta
This week’s guest is national sports broadcaster and writer John Fanta who looks to his Catholic faith to guide him in his everyday life.
Joel Osborn
This week’s guest is Joel Osborn head football coach at Benedictine College. Host Ron Meyer talks with this collegiate coach about life on the gridiron and how growing up in a small Catholic town in Iowa shaped who he is today.
Miriam Diaz-Gilbert
This week’s guest is Miriam Diaz-Gilbert an ultrarunner who has run races over 100 miles. Host Ron Meyer talks with Miriam about how her Catholic faith and running are integrated in her quest to pursue incredible feats of endurance.
Best Of Dan Venezia
This week’s guest is Dan Venezia a former pro baseball player in the Minnesota Twins organization. Host Ron Meyer talks with Dan about a harrowing experience with the covid virus that brought him to a deepening of his Catholic faith.
Best Of Jaquelyn Duarte
This week’s collegiate spotlight show features Jacqueline Duarte a cross country/track and field athlete at the University of Southern California. Host Ron Meyer talks with Jacqueline about why faith is paramount in her life as a student athlete.
Grace Estabrook
This week’s guest is Grace Estabrook a former swimmer at the University of Connecticut who now works on the college campus bringing the Catholic faith to student athletes.