The Coastal Athlete Program

The Coastal Athlete Program
“Train Today, Survive Tomorrow”

049 – The New York Yankees honor a living legend
Aug 26 • 31 min
045 – Bodyboarder Slater Thompson
Jul 31 • 31 min
048 – Slater’s guild to Orange County
Jul 30 • 29 min
We are joined on this episode of the podcast by our buddy, the gnarly Slater Thompson. If you missed Slater introducing himself on episode 45, you can check it out here In this episode Slater takes through his favorite spots to ride, eat and chill in Surf…
042 – Remembering Tommy Dilley; Father, educator, lifesaver
Jul 29 • 47 min
047 – S&C coach Rick Meldrum, MS, to talk about training tactical​ vs sport athletes
Jul 26 • 55 min
We are joined this episode of the podcast by S&C coach Rick Meldrum, who cut his teeth as a Crossfit coach before becoming an accredited subject matter expert. Rick talks about his experience working at West Point, UMASS Lowell, Hawaii and with private…
046 – The perils of podcasting
Jun 13 • 23 min
044 – Schep tries to get Danny to bodysurf and other announcements
May 26
043 – (fixed) Cal Fire Capitans Drew Rhoads and Eric Chisholm talk Lost Coast rescue
May 19 • 60 min
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041 – Fin Talk 2.0 with Schep and Joe
Apr 26 • 40 min
Schep, Joe, Danny, Posey and Tuck sit down to talk story about fins, life around the water and get an update on what Joe has been up to.
040 – CAP Mentor Program ft. Will Landsbury
Apr 20 • 65 min
Schep and Danny are joined this episode of the podcast by Will Landsbury, a CAP Mentor Program alumni and wide receiver for Northwestern University. The guys talk about what Will’s experience in the program was like, how his life has changed since he…
039 – This Ocean Life Podcast’s Josh Pederson
Apr 17
Below is an excerpt from the show. The full transcript of the podcast is available upon request. “Welcome back to the Coastal Athlete Program. I’m your host Schep. We’re going to be sitting down with Josh Peterson of This Ocean Life.TV to talk about his…
038 – Cruise ships in Monterey Bay with Brent Allen
Apr 4 • 71 min
Monterey Bay needs aid! SIGN THE PETITION HERE There are currently 12 more scheduled cruise ships in Monterey Bay this year alone… Don’t change your profile picture, get off the sidelines and get in the game. The ocean needs you. Schep and Brent Allen sat…
037 – CAP IS BACK! CAP Podcast “Return of the Pose” starts now
Mar 25 • 36 min
Schep, Posey and Danny welcome you back to the CAP Podcast and offer up explanations for where we have been and what we’ve been doing since our last conversation. The group also gives you a sneak peek of what to expect this year and a few juicy samples of…
036 – Ellen Heally talks at sea supplementation and human performance
Nov 21, 2018 • 75 min
035 – CAP catch up with Schep & Joe
Nov 12, 2018 • 34 min
Nov 9, 2018 • 5 min
033 – Soonja Tyrrell, SAR Swimmer Rickson, Gracie Cup Gold Medalist
Nov 5, 2018 • 73 min
032 – Jessica Bobango Navy E.O.D.
Oct 29, 2018 • 41 min
031 – Ellen Healy Talks Afloat Fitness
Oct 22, 2018 • 75 min
Ellen Healy (CSCS, PN1, TSAC-F, CF-L1) joins us to chat about her background in the fitness industry, and the time she spent as FITBOSS onboard the USS Carl Vinson. Ellen talks about working as a civilian contractor providing fitness to deployed sailors…
030 – Salty Water Rescue Crew Report From Panama City
Oct 15, 2018 • 51 min
In this episode of the podcast, we are joined by Zac James of Salty Water Rescue Crew. Zac is an EMT with a specialization in water rescue and remote emergency medicine and responded to Hurricane Micheal in the Panama Beach area with the NGO Salty Water…
029 – California Bodysurfing Championships
Oct 10, 2018 • 27 min
028 – Surfing With Sharks; Injury Management, Risk Mitigation, And The Human Response
Oct 1, 2018 • 20 min
027 – Egan Maritime Institute Shipwrecks & Lifesaving Museum
Sep 25, 2018 • 27 min
026 – Brian MacKenzie Talks About Viewing Sport As Art, Breathing For Success, And What Went Into Writing POWER SPEED ENDURANCE
Sep 10, 2018 • 45 min
Brian MacKenzie aka BMac joins Schep for episode 026 of The Coastal Athlete Program Podcast to talk about what went into writing Power Speed Endurance, breathing for success, and how to view sport as art. BMac is another one of those guests who has found…
025 – Ryan Masters Talks Bodysurfing Mavericks, The 2018 California Bodysurfing Championships, And A Life Spent In The Water Making Art
Sep 3, 2018 • 52 min
We are joined in studio this episode of the podcast by Ryan Masters ( @ryanmasters831 ); poet, writer, and big wave bodysurfer. Ryan’s bodysurfing career has taken him around the world sharing breaks with THE biggest names in the sport. This is the first…
024 – California On Fire Update With Captain Drew Rhoads
Aug 27, 2018 • 27 min
023 – Fan Questions; 5 Books For Watermen, Caloric Loading For Surfing
Aug 20, 2018 • 14 min
Top 5 Books For Watermen Power Speed Endurance - Brian McKenzie THE NARRATIVE OF ARTHUR GORDON PYM OF NANTUCKET (SINCE THIS ONE IS SO OLD, THIS LINK IS TO A PDF COPY!) Swimming To Antartica - Lorane Cox Rescue: True Stories Of The USLSS Got Fight -…
022 – The Future Of The CAP Podcast And Wetsuits
Aug 16, 2018 • 9 min
021 – @Superbiscuitsc joins us to talk about shaping alternative surf craft
Aug 13, 2018 • 56 min
Links Superbiscuit The evolution of shape
020 – Spotting While Swimming Offshore
Aug 6, 2018 • 38 min
Schep Shreddy Yeti
019 – Bodysurfing Staycation Debrief And Alternative Surf Craft Hang With Doc Jackson & Schep
Jul 30, 2018 • 17 min
018 – OMNA Inc’s Founder Carson Henderson To Talk About Maritime Bleeding Control Solutions, Constraints, and Considerations.
Jul 25, 2018 • 31 min
Schep and Carson OMNA INC
017 – July Seminar Update, Bodysurfer Mobility, and July Give Away Info!
Jul 16, 2018 • 16 min
016 – George Briones of SOFlete talks about his origin story, how he got hooked up with SOFlete during the formation of the company, what makes a good coach, and adds his two cents on the quest to find balance.
Jul 2, 2018 • 46 min
George Briones [@soflete_gb3] sat down with Schep to talk about what to look for in a coach, entrepreneurship as a veteran, shares his origin story, and talks about how he linked up with SOFlete during its formation in 2015. We are honored that George…
015 – ERS4 Ally and Repellor DMC Fin Reviews
Jun 25, 2018 • 24 min
014 – Major Mike Harris, USMC Harrier Pilot & Founder Of MURCA
Jun 18, 2018 • 53 min
Major Mike Harris, USMC, sat down with Schep recently to discuss ultra athletics, training methodology, heart rate zones, and balance. Marine Ultra Runners Club of America We will be updating and adding to this post over time. Make sure to check back for…
013 – Autum Lancaster of Cal Fire + Schep & Joe talk fins
Jun 11, 2018 • 30 min
012 – Juan Macias of Cal Fire & Kpaloa Swim Fin Review
Jun 4, 2018 • 40 min
Joe Jackson sat down with Juan Macias of Cal Fire after the Nor Cal Water Rescue Rodeo to talk about Juan’s path to service. Juan details his journey as a Fire Firefighter One (1) Seasonal from Mexico to the United States, and discusses how being…
011 – NorCal Water Rescue Rodeo Debrief with Captain Drew Rhoades of Cal Fire
May 21, 2018 • 33 min
Aloha Pod Members, Schep and Joe just got back from the rodeo! They spent all there time getting the episode ready, make sure to check back here for more information. (THEY WILL BE UPLOADING LINKS, VIDEOS, AND GALLERYS THROUGHOUT THE WEEK AS THEY FINISH…
010 – What/How We Ride
May 14, 2018 • 28 min
Schep and Joe sit down to discuss what they ride and how they ride it! This is a straight-up waterman hang.
009 – Jake Sonnier US Navy Rescue Swimmer
May 6, 2018 • 74 min
Jake Sonnier US Navy Rescue Swimmer We are joined this episode of The Coastal Athlete Program Podcast by Jake Sonnier US Navy Aviation Rescue Swimmer, crew chief, fisherman, and all around bad ass to talk about his career as a water rescue professional.…
008 – (Update For May) The Coastal Athlete Program
Apr 30, 2018 • 13 min
The Coastal Athlete Program Podcast is stepping up to weekly episodes through the summer months in the Northern Hemisphere to provide as much quality content for water rescue professionals as possible during the tourist season. * Joe is getting his mobile…
007 – Swim Fin History
Apr 23, 2018 • 51 min
Swim Fin History ‘Doc’ Joe Jackson and Schep are back, this time to discuss an in-depth analysis of swim fin history their design progression through time. From DaVinci to WWII to Mavericks we outline the evolution of the most well-known name brands and…
006 – The Great Swim Fin Debate Part. 1
Apr 8, 2018 • 43 min
The Swim Fin is a vital part of any waterman’s gear, especially water rescue professional’s, and can be used for a variety of purposes. Surfers, lifeguards, dive and salvage teams, as well as snorkeling guilds, require different levels of stiffness and…
005 – The “First Four” debrief about the origins of the Coastal Athlete Program
Mar 26, 2018 • 32 min
One year ago the first CAP Class assembled at Del Monte Beach to brave the overhead plus heavy slab waves and driving north wind. We began this Program in order to prepare a group of recent Naval Academy graduates for their careers in the special…
004 – Cal Fire Captain Drew Rhoads (Rescue Swimmer/Crew Chief)
Mar 12, 2018 • 52 min
We are joined this episode by Fire Captian Andrew Rhoads of the Cal Fire Mendicino detachment. Drew serves as a rescue swimmer, crew chief, salvage/rescue diver, firefighter, and as a member of multiple water rescue training cadres. Drew lays out how he…
003 – Senior Director Of MMA Training for UFC Gym’s “Razor” Rob McCullough
Feb 25, 2018 • 52 min
This episode of the Podcast features an interview with former W.E.C Lightweight Champion and I.M.T.C. Welterweight Muay Thai Kickboxing Champion “Razor” Rob McCullough. Razor Rob has also coached on two different seasons of the TV show “The Ultimate…
002 – California State University Monterey Bay Assitant Professor of Kinesiology Dr. Maria Bellumori
Feb 9, 2018 • 60 min
We are joined today by California State University Monterey Bay Assitant Professor of Kinesiology Dr. Maria Bellumori. We discuss her journey to academia, her 11 year stay as a Blue Hen at the University of Delaware (Crew, BS/MS/PhD), the research she…
001 – Naval Expeditionary Combat Command Force Medical Master Chief Dan Ritch (Navy Diver/Hospital Corpsman)
Jan 25, 2018 • 37 min
We are honored to be joined today by Naval Expeditionary Combat Command Force Medical Master Chief Dan Ritch. Schep and Dan go deep discussing ways to identify a shallow water blackout, the need for qualified professionals to be ambassadors of…
Intro to The Coastal Athlete Program
Dec 31, 2017 • 16 min
The Coastal Athlete Program is a podcast about the skills, jobs, and lifestyles of water rescue professionals. Swimming, surfing, paddle sports, and diving are regular topics as well as interviews with rescue crews from around the world. Follow along with…