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Tyler Gottstein, CEO and Founder of Cadi
Jun 24 • 8 min
Rick is joined by Tyler Gottstein, CEO of Cadi this week. An innovative new retail golf concept. Visit: www.cadikiosk.com Cadi is an unattended, automated kiosk that allows golfers the ability to demo, compare and purchase golf equipment at unbeatable…
Rich Mueller, Founder and Editor, Sports Collectors Daily
Jun 17 • 14 min
The sports collecting hobby and industry is booming! With The National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago, just six weeks away, it’s the perfect time to take a look at sports collecting, with Rich Mueller of Sports Collectors Daily. Mueller, a…
Guy Aharon, CEO, Co-founder PlayerMaker
Jun 11 • 8 min
Rick is going to talk a little soccer this week. Only appropriate with the Women’s World Cup getting underway. He is joined by Guy Aharon, the CEO and co-founder of sports technology company PlayerMaker, a boot-mounted device that tracks and analyses…
Justin Thomas, PGA Star for Ralph Lauren
Jun 3 • 9 min
Rick is joined by PGA Tour’s Justin Thomas this week. Justin is known for his ball striking and his play along with his attire, on and off the course as he represents Ralph Lauren. A former World No. 1 and one of the most popular players on the PGA Tour.…
Chris Stewart and Steve Goody, Pocket Radar
May 28 • 12 min
Rick is joined by the fantastic duo from Pocket Radar, Christ Stewart and Steve Goody. Chris Stewart is Pocket Radar’s President and COO. He has an extensive engineering and inventor background holding five patents. He is a volunteer professor at Sonoma…
Roger Cox, Tennis Resorts Online Founder
May 20 • 15 min
Rick welcomes Roger Cox to Tech of Sports this week. Nobody knows as much about tennis travel as Roger. Tennis Resorts Online has just released their Top 100 Tennis Resorts and Camps for 2019. Roger is here to talk about the 2019 rankings and more. Tennis…
Tracey Ellis, CEO of Leadous
May 14 • 11 min
Rick is joined by a great guest this week, Tracey Ellis, CEO, Leadous. Leadous helps organizations grow their pipeline by improving Marketo Strategies. Marketo Marketing Automation is the latest innovation in marketing and drives real value if implemented…
Chad Willis, President, Racing Electronics
May 8 • 17 min
Rick is joined this week, but Chad Willis, the President of Racing Electronics in Concord, NC. Racing Electronics is a fixture at major motorsports events across the country. From the ubiquitous “RE Red” headsets worn by thousands of race fans to the…
Donna Carpenter, President and CEO, Cabarrus County NC CVB
Apr 30 • 4 min
Great to be joined by Donna Carpenter this week. From zMax Raceway in Concord, NC. We were at the NHRA 4-Wide Nationals and it was a blast. Donna is the President and CEO of the Cabarrus County (NC) CVB. Comprised of Concord, Kannapolis, Harrisburg,…
Steve Mays, President of Tee Time Central
Apr 24 • 10 min
Rick talks with Steve Mays of Tee Time Central this week on Tech of Sports. Tee Time Central is a software service designed specifically for the golf industry. The powerful golf course management suite includes booking engine, central reservation system,…
Dr. Leigh Ann Curl, Head Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Baltimore Ravens
Apr 14 • 5 min
Rick is joined by one of the most well respected doctors in sports this week, on “Tech of Sports.” Dr. Leigh Ann Curl is the Chief of Orthopaedics at MedStar Harbor Hospital. As part of the MedStar Sports Medicine team, Dr. Curl is the head orthopaedic…
Richard Goldman, President/CEO at St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau
Apr 7 • 6 min
Rick is joined by Richard Goldman this week on “Tech of Sports.” Goldman is the President and CEO at St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau. A big undertaking for this busy section of Florida. Hear from Goldman about the…
Willy T. Ribbs, Former Indy Car and NASCAR Racer Now Giving Back
Mar 24 • 14 min
Excited to have Willy T. Ribbs on “Tech of Sports’ this week! Ribbs is a retired American race car driver, racing owner, known for being the first African-American man to have tested a Formula One car (he did so in 1986) and to compete in the Indianapolis…
Dylan Elder, the Founder and CEO of Monster Roster
Mar 23 • 11 min
Joined on this episode by Dylan Elder, the Founder and CEO of Monster Roster, a powerful algorithm-driven platform that helps you make the right picks in sports betting (it was the first company admitted to the Philadelphia 76ers Innovation Lab). Rick and…
David Reese, President of Florida’s First Coast of Golf
Mar 20 • 4 min
Rick’s guest this week is David Reese, President of Florida’s First Coast of Golf. Florida’s First Coast of Golf is designed to promote Amelia Island, Jacksonville and The Beaches, St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches, Clay County and Palm Coast & The…
Dylan Jacob, Entrepreneur and Founder of BruMate
Mar 11 • 15 min
Rick is joined this week by a young entrepreneur, who is looking change the drinking experience at tailgates, out on boats or at your next pool party. Let me introduce you to BruMate. At 24 years old, Dylan Jacob, inventor, and entrepreneur, an Indiana…
Richard Roth, Sports Attorney on the use of ‘Video’
Mar 3 • 11 min
Rick is joined this week by noted sports attorney, Richard Roth. When news just broke that Robert Kraft was arrested for soliciting a prostitute in Florida, the sports world took notice. Was it true, well there apparently is a video. Richard Roth, New…
Marisa Corcoran, Copywriter and Copy Coach, The Copy Chat
Feb 26 • 15 min
Rick is joined by the entertaining and informative Marisa Corcoran this week. Many entrepreneurs find themselves going to a competitor’s website and the comparison monster has them asking how they got their message so captivating.Marissa can and will…
Omri Lachman, CEO of Humavox
Feb 19 • 13 min
Rick talks seamless charging this week with Omri Lachman, Chief Executive Officer of Humavox. Soon we may be having our devices charged by common ordinary objects in our homes or office. Humavox, a leader in wireless charging technology, introduces its…
Chip Beck, PGA Tour Great for Pitchfix
Feb 13 • 9 min
Rick is joined once again this year, from the PGA Show in Orlando, but PGA Tour great and one of the nicest guys in golf, Chip Beck. Chip is once again at the show serving as a brand ambassador for Pitchfix. Pitchfix USA, a global market leader in…
Cedric the Entertainer, Actor, Comedian, Sports Fanatic
Feb 7 • 1 min
Rick is joined by one of the Original Kings of Comedy this week on iHeartRadio and “Tech of Sports.” Cedric the Entertainer. Two days before the Super Bowl, Cedric the Entertainer brought laughs and a huge party to Super Bowl LIII weekend with his all new…
Scott Hansen, NFL RedZone
Feb 5 • 3 min
Rick is joined this episode by Scott Hansen, host of the popular NFL RedZone channel each Sunday. Hansen was in Atlanta for Super Bowl week in Atlanta, hosting the NFL’s 1st and Future event. This is an annual “Shark Tank” like competition where football…
Leland Melvin, NASA Astronaut, Former NFL Player
Jan 30 • 9 min
Rick is joined on this special episode this week by NASA astronaut, Leland Melvin. It might seem strange that an astronaut is in Atlanta for the Super Bowl, but he was also a college football star and was drafted into the NFL. Kennedy Space Center Visitor…
Austin Cohen, CEO, FlexIt
Jan 27 • 10 min
Rick is joined this week by Austin Cohen. Cohen is the CEO of the new flexible fitness and gym membership, FlexIt. Cohen is a consumer venture capitalist and entrepreneur with broad-based experience in strategy, business development, finance and capital…
Richard Rakowski, CEO, Medically Home
Jan 23 • 10 min
This week on “Tech of Sports”, Rick is joined by Richard Rakowski, CEO, Medically Home. Richard has relished the excitement, diversity and nourishment secured from a 39-year career in engineering, strategy consulting and senior leadership roles in…
Nicole Tirado, CEO of Tearado Tech
Jan 22 • 8 min
Rick is joined by Nicole Tirado of Tearado Tech, this week. Nicole is the CEO of Tearado Tech. She is trying to make healthier living simple despite a hectic schedule, unanswered emails and crumbs on the kitchen floor with the smart and sustainable…
Brendan McCarthy, KemperSports, National Director of Marketing and Sales
Jan 15 • 12 min
As we approach the PGA Golf Show in Orlando, Rick is joined by Brendan McCarthy of KemperSports. Brendan is the National Director of Marketing and Sales and there is no better person to talk the business of golf as we look ahead to 2019. Brendan McCarthy…
Pat Hegewald, On Air and Online with Kenosha Sports Extra
Jan 7 • 20 min
Joined this week by my friend, Pat Hegewald this week for a fun episode. Here’s how Pat describes himself: Technology sales, sports enthusiast, decent father, excellent grandfather and all around solid citizen. Playing fantasy sports since 1988, working…
Alex McCarthy, CEO of CheerLife
Jan 1 • 11 min
Rick is joined by Alex McCarthy of CheerLife this week. CheerLife is the first and only digital social platform designed to connect the entire world of cheer while tracking, changing, and rewarding behavior in athletes all over the world. Created by a…
Nick Hill, Sure Petcare and Animo Dog Tracker
Dec 26, 2018 • 10 min
Great to talk dogs this week and ways to train your dog and keep him healthy with Nick Hill, from Sure Petcare. Worn on a dog’s collar, Animo comes with three different sized attachment bands, making it suitable for dogs of all sizes. Weighing just 22g,…
Kiana Reeves, Ben Odell of Foria Wellness
Dec 19, 2018 • 15 min
We talk Foria Wellness this week, with Kiana Reeves and Ben Odell. Lower back pain and pelvic pain are incredibly common ailments for men: half of all men will experience prostatitis in their lifetimes, along with other ailments like sciatica that cause…
Mareya Ibrahim, Founder of eatCleaner
Dec 12, 2018 • 10 min
Everyone is trying to eat cleaner and more healthy, but Rick’s guest this week has a product that helps everyone “eatCleaner.” Mareya Ibrahim is an award-winning entrepreneur, chef, author and inventor. She is the founder and CEO of Grow Green Industries,…
Antonia Townsend is the Founder, CEO of [ENCLOSED]
Dec 5, 2018 • 12 min
Rick is joined by Antonia Townsend this week. She is the Founder, CEO and “Chief Knicker Officer” of [ENCLOSED] — the first and only lingerie gift-giving service specifically designed to empower men to create high-end, romantic gift experiences for the…
Saoud Khalifah, CEO of Fakespot.com
Dec 4, 2018 • 9 min
Do you read Amazon product reviews before purchasing? If so, I’ve got the website for you. Fakespot.com Rick is joined this week, by Saoud Khalifah of Fakespot.com to help you with your holiday shopping for sports items and more. Fakespot.com is the new…
Aly Teich from Sleep Club and The Sweat Life
Nov 27, 2018 • 11 min
If good sleep is something you want for the holidays, Rick is joined by Sleep Club’s Aly Teich to talk about some products that can provide you with a better night’s sleep. Following a ten-year career in media and marketing — Late Show with David…
Randy Donley, Co-Owner of Donley Auctions
Nov 20, 2018 • 11 min
A pleasure to be joined by Randy Donley of Donley Auctions on “Tech of Sports.” Donley Auctions is one of the largest and most unique auction retailers in the industry. In fact, they procure everything from Elvis Pinball Machines, to Sports Items, to…
Warren Modlin for EYEKING, Under Armour Eyewear
Nov 18, 2018 • 12 min
Rick talks to the “Good eye doctor” this week on “Tech of Sports” Warren Modlin joins Rick to talk sports eyewear. Warren is a trained optometrist with 25 years of optical industry experience. He started his career as an optometrist in South Africa before…
Annalisa Parent, Writing Coach, Author, and Entrepreneur
Nov 14, 2018 • 11 min
Coach: (noun) – one who instructs or trains; especially one who instructs people in the fundamentals of a sport or activity and directs strategy Everyone knows someone who would like to write a book someday. Some people may want to write a novel, while…
Jared Robins, President of NoSweat
Nov 13, 2018 • 10 min
NoSweat, a Minneapolis-based company that creates patented sweat-absorbing headwear liners, and it’s President, Jared Robins are onto something. Robins, who previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer at NoSweat joins Rick on “Tech of Sports”…
Trae Young, NBA and Atlanta Hawks Rookie Sensation for Tissot
Nov 8, 2018 • 3 min
Rick is joined by one of the new stars in the NBA this week. Trae Young, the top draft pick of the Atlanta Hawks has been everything Hawks and NBA had hoped he would be as the NBA season is just about three weeks old. He’s also looking for specifics when…
Adam Kaplan, CEO of Edgybees
Nov 6, 2018 • 7 min
Edgybees, a leader in visual intelligence technology, has harnessed the power of AR to make broadcasting experiences more palatable and understandable. Already working with Turner Sports to add a new dimension to golf broadcasts, CEO and Co-Founder Adam…
Stephen Steinberg, Vapor Fresh Laundry Detergent Pods
Oct 30, 2018 • 11 min
Rick talks with Raw Athletics founder, a former University of Maryland club hockey player, Stephen Steinberg this week on Tech of Sports. You might be asking what laundry detergent pods have to so with sports, well keep reading. Raw Athletics launches and…
Danielle Lao, Pro Tennis Player and Writer
Oct 26, 2018 • 11 min
Great to sit down with Danielle Lao @TheLittleGiant, this week as she makes a return appearance on Tech of Sports. Lao has been rising up the WTA ranking and ending her 2018 campaign strongly. Rick sits down with Danielle at the 80K USTA Pro Circuit event…
Chef Gigi Gaggero, Author ‘Food Fight” For Parents of Picky Eaters
Oct 23, 2018 • 11 min
Rick is joined by Chef Gigi Gaggero this week for an insightful discussion about her new book and kids who are picky eaters. Make lunch, not war. Food Fight: For Parents of Picky Eaters (Koehler Press, August 31, 2018) is a hands-on guide to understanding…
Barak Fainaro, Founder of Combat Wipes
Oct 17, 2018 • 13 min
Rick talks with entrepreneur and former member of the Israeli special forces, Barak Fainaro. Barak has released the Combat Wipes line of products and they are catching fire here in the US. This is a fascinating look at a great product and the problems it…
Jeni Janover, Founder of Liquid Motion
Oct 10, 2018 • 5 min
Rick talks with Jeni Janover, founder and certification instructor of Liquid Motion®. Liquid Motion® is a methodology that can apply to any aspect of life, from everyday movement to technical dance vocabulary. This program teaches how to achieve a…
Warrick Dunn, FedEx Junior Business Challenge and Warrick Dunn Charities
Oct 4, 2018 • 4 min
An honor to be joined by former NFL All-Pro running back, Warrick Dunn, this week on “Tech of Sports.” We all know what Warrick has done on and off the football field, but I talk with the former NFL-er at the PGA Tour Championship as he was a judge in the…
Rosa Santos, Tropical Wave and FedEx Junior Business Challenge Finalist
Oct 2, 2018 • 2 min
Junior Achievement students from across North America pitched original business concepts for the chance to generate a $75,000 donation from FedEx at the 2018 TOUR Championship. One of the competitors, from Jacksonville, FL, was high school student, Rosa…
Don Rosenfeld, Executive Producer, Cradle of Champions
Sep 25, 2018 • 10 min
Great to speak with Don Rosenfeld this week on ‘Tech of Sports.’ Don is the Executive Producer of this amazing documentary about Golden Gloves Boxing in New York City, CRADLE OF CHAMPIONS. CRADLE OF CHAMPIONS follows three extraordinary, inspiring…
Josh Ziering, Founder of Kittyhawk.io
Sep 19, 2018 • 9 min
Let’s talk drones this week as Rick caught up with Josh Ziering, of Kittyhawk.io at the 2018 InterDrone show in Las Vegas. Drones in the world of sports is just one of the topics they cover. Josh is the Founder of Kittyhawk, a drone operations and…
Julie Wu, RadRoller.com
Sep 12, 2018 • 6 min
Rick gets and education this week from Julie Wu, from RadRoller.com. RAD mobility and massage tools are designed by experts and for everyone, so we’ve made it our business to make our products high quality, affordable and above all, awesomely effective.…
Paul Albanese, Architect of Sage Run Golf Club
Sep 5, 2018 • 3 min
Had the fantastic opportunity to play the new Sage Run Golf Club in Harris, Mich. and hear from the architect of the course himself. Golfers in the northwest corner of Michigan have a new course to play as Sage Run opened in the town of Harris. The course…
Sharkie Zartman, Author and Certified Health Coach
Aug 30, 2018 • 11 min
Great to be joined by Sharkie Zartman this week to talk about her new book. The book is #HeySportsParents: An Essential Guide for any Parent with a Child in Sports. Sharkie Zartman is a USVBA five-time All-American volleyball athlete and champion…
Brent Huigens, CEO of PWCC Marketplace from The National
Aug 23, 2018 • 6 min
PWCC had a presence at the National in Cleveland. So it was great that Rick caught up to PWCC CEO, Brent Huigens. Brent Huigens, CEO of PWCC. Since 1998, PWCC has provided buyers and sellers of investment-caliber trading cards with an efficient, honest,…
Steven Walden, Sports Artist
Aug 17, 2018 • 4 min
Born and raised in Arkansas, but now living in St. Louis, Steven Walden had one of the most colorful booths at this year’s National (#2169). Bright and bold works of art that look remarkable by themselves, but get even better when Walden himself hands you…
Card Country, Three Generations of Sports Collecting and Dealing
Aug 7, 2018 • 4 min
These next few “Tech of Sports” will be coming to you from last week’s National Sports Collectors Convention in Cleveland. This week, Rick talks with Jeff Foy and three generations of sports collectors that make up the entire Foy Family and Card Country.…
Ben Keal is Director of Sales for PrivateCommunities.com
Jul 26, 2018 • 9 min
Rick is joined this week, by Ben Keal, Director of Sales for PrivateCommunities.com. PrivateCommunities.com is the nation’s top online information resource for affluent and age-targeted consumers seeking primary, retirement, or second homes in…
Reviver Auto Co-Founder and CEO Neville Boston
Jul 19, 2018 • 9 min
Rick talks with Neville Boston on “Tech of Sports.” Disrupting a 125-year old industry doesn’t happen overnight… but Reviver Auto Co-Founder and CEO Neville Boston is up to the challenge. That, added with the fact that people, especially sports fans love…
Michael Johnson, Olympic Track and Field Legend, Coach in AFFL
Jul 17, 2018 • 4 min
Track and field legend, Michael Johnson, is coaching in the American Flag Football League (AFFL). And his Godspeed team is going for the $1 million. Great to be joined by Michael Johnson, this week on “Tech of Sports.” Michael Johnson is nothing short of…
Catching Up With Former Iowa State and Longtime NFL Quarterback, Seneca Wallace
Jul 12, 2018 • 3 min
It’s the middle of summer… do you need your football fix? Did you catch the American Flag Football League on the NFL Network over the weekend? Longtime NFL and Iowa State Football fans would’ve had a chance to relive some of the glory days, when Seneca…
Former NFLer, Will Allen, on Sports ‘Going Green’
Jul 10, 2018 • 3 min
Will Allen, a college football star for Ohio State University, received All-American honors. He was drafted in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and also played DB for the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers. He was a…
Samsung’s Greg Taylor, RevelTV’s Brian Fitzpatrick and BJ Vander Linden, CIO of Utah Jazz
Jun 26, 2018 • 13 min
This week on “Tech of Sports”, Rick is joined by three distinguished guests. Greg Taylor, Vice President of Sales in Samsung’s Enterprise Business Division Brian Fitzpatrick, CMO of RevelTV BJ Vander Linden, CIO for the Utah Jazz Samsung has announced the…
Barney Adams, CEO Breakthrough Golf Technology talks Stability Shaft
Jun 19, 2018 • 9 min
This week, Rick is joined by entrepreneur, the founder of Adams Golf, inventor of the Tight Lies fairway wood, holder of several patents on golf products, author of The WOW Factor! – Barney Adams! And he has something new. Adams was selected as…
Catherine Rotman, Inlet Sports Lodge, Marketing and Golf Director
Jun 13, 2018 • 5 min
Rick is joined this week by Catherine Rotman, the marketing and golf director at the Inlet Sports Lodge in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Located in the heart of Murrells Inlet, The Inlet Sports Lodge is a boutique hotel catering to golf lovers, fishing,…
Brent Huigens, CEO of PWCC Marketplace on Sports Card Investing
Jun 4, 2018 • 13 min
Card collecting as a hobby and investment? It is according to Rick’s guest this week, Brent Huigens, CEO of PWCC. Since 1998, PWCC has provided buyers and sellers of investment-caliber trading cards with an efficient, honest, and predictable marketplace.…
Jason Rose, Founder of Scottsdale Beat the Heat 10/5K Race aka The Hottest Race on Earth
May 29, 2018 • 8 min
Rick is joined by Jason Rose, founder of the Scottsdale Beat the Heat 10/5 K Race – The Hottest Race on Earth After a five year hiatus, the hottest race on earth, Scottsdale’s Beat the Heat is returning to WestWorld of Scottsdale as part of the new…
NASCAR’s Jeffrey Earnhardt and Nine Line Apparel CEO, Army Ret. CPT Tyler Merritt
May 24, 2018 • 14 min
NASCAR’s Jeffrey Earnhardt is partnering with veteran-owned Nine Line Apparel to raise money for Angels of America’s Fallen which provides services for the children of soldiers who died in war or committed suicide as a result of PTSD. The NASCAR star who…
Glenn Johnson of the Carolina Hurricanes and Kevin Wittnebert of Extreme Networks Talking Arena Wi-Fi
May 22, 2018 • 11 min
Rick is joined in this episode by Glenn Johnson, the Carolina Hurricanes’ vice president of information technology, and Kevin Wittnebert, Extreme Networks associate director of sports and entertainment to talk about what fans want in arenas and stadiums-…
Dave Torromeo from the Sport Business Management Program at Manhattanville College on Sports Gambling
May 17, 2018 • 11 min
The big talk this week in legalizing gambling what a literal game changer it is for the sports industry. What this means is that not only legalized gambling will become a reality, it will change the operation and include new revenue streams for teams and…
Chris Caso, Personal Trainer on Getting Ready for a 10K
May 15, 2018 • 9 min
Rick is joined by personal trainer, Chris Caso, this week on Tech of Sports. Caso, a certified personal trainer at OneLife Fitness Atlanta is here to provide a wealth of valuable tips for those who are training for Peachtree (or any other race, for that…
Mike Yagley, Director of Innovation, Research and Testing at Cobra PUMA Golf
May 9, 2018 • 10 min
Rick is joined by a great guest this week, Mike Yagley, Director of Innovation, Research and Testing at Cobra PUMA Golf. Cobra PUMA Golf makes some of the finest golf clubs in the world, but a new partnership with Arccos Golf has everyone paying attention…
Michael Gross, Actor and Train Collector talks Tremors 6 and More
May 3, 2018 • 10 min
Going out of the world of sports a little this week, but couldn’t pass up the chance to talk to actor, Michael Gross. The longtime Hollywood actor is really one of the nice guys in Hollywood and he’s reprized his role in the new Tremors movie, and he’s…
Ray J: Singer and TV Personality, Tech Entrepreneur
Apr 30, 2018 • 8 min
Raycon, is the new celeb-led CE company co-founded by Ray J, the charismatic young entrepreneur, who “cruised” in to the tech world on the Scoot-e-bike e-bicycle he introduced in 2016 and recently sealed a $31 million deal with distributor Cowboy…
Dick Sullivan, President & CEO, PGA TOUR Superstore
Apr 25, 2018 • 8 min
If you love golf and sports, chances are you’ve set foot in a PGA TOUR Superstore. Rick is joined by Dick Sullivan, President and CEO of PGA TOUR Superstore this week on “Tech of Sports.” Fueled by capturing market share, new market expansion and strong…
Rooly Eliezerov, Co-Founder and President of Gigya, Author of ‘The Digital Identity Crisis’
Apr 18, 2018 • 7 min
Rick is joined by Rooly Eliezerov this week. Rooly is the Co-Founder and President of Gigya. Who controls the data we have stored online? We take a look at that and a new book this week. Gigya is the industry leader in Customer Identity and Access…
Lokesh Ohri and Kenneth Marzin, Deloitte Digital
Apr 11, 2018 • 10 min
Joined by Lokesh Ohri and Kenneth Marzin from Deloitte Digital this week in a piece that was taped at Adobe Summit. They discuss how the United States Tennis Association (USTA) is leveraging Adobe Experience Manager and Adobe Analytics to promote,…
Tom Evans, Chief Marketing Officer, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Apr 6, 2018 • 10 min
An honor to be joined by Tom Evans, the Chief Marketing Officer, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Tom has a wealth of experience with more than 20 years of experience in the field of hospitality marketing and advertising. He has been instrumental in the…
Ken Grohe, Update of SignNow for Golf Tournaments and Spring Sports
Apr 2, 2018 • 12 min
A pleasure to have Ken Grohe of SignNow, back on Tech of Sports with some updates. Ken is in golf mode at he played TPC Sawgrass and is at the Masters. He talks Legal, Compliance, HR, Sales, Hospitality, etc and the many uses of SignNow to: Register the…
Richard Spurling, Founder and Executive Director of Aceing Autism
Mar 29, 2018 • 10 min
Great to be joined by Aceing Autism’s Richard Spurling this week. He’s doing fantastic work with putting tennis racquets in the hands of people who have never experienced tennis and success on the tennis court. Richard attended Florida Atlantic University…
Gavin Dear, CCO at Shot Scope
Mar 20, 2018 • 9 min
Rick is joined by a great guy, Gavin Dear, of Shot Scope, an innovative golf tech company in Edinburgh, Scotland. Shot Scope has now released their V2 here in the U.S. and it’s a great golf product to help improve your game and keep track of your personal…
Juan Carlos Báguena, Former ATP Tour Tennis Player for Sportco
Mar 14, 2018 • 8 min
Sportco is looking to change the way fans experience their favorite sports. How is the Spanish tennis player going to change the lives of all sports fans? Rick is joined by former Spanish ATP Tour player, Juan Carlos Báguena, this week. A surprising move,…
Felicia Romero, From Fit to Fat to Fit and International Women’s Day
Mar 7, 2018 • 10 min
International Women’s Day is March 8th, so Rick is joined by fitness expert, Felicia Romero to talk about that, getting fit and advice for staying fit and healthy. Felicia Romero is a celebrity health and fitness expert, and recently appeared on the…
Dr. Erika Angle and Scott Tindal of Ixcela
Mar 5, 2018 • 12 min
Getting into some good tech this week as Rick is joined by Dr. Erika Angle and Scott Tindal of Ixcela. Like physical fitness, the fitness of your gut microbiome is critical to your overall health and wellness. Ixcela worked with ORACLE TEAM USA to improve…
Chip Beck, Three-time Ryder Cup Member, Pitchfix Spokesperson
Feb 27, 2018 • 5 min
Rick is joined by one of the nicest guys in golf, and most well respected, three-time Ryder Cup member and four-time winner on the PGA Tour, Chip Beck. Beck was at the 2018 PGA Show for Pitchfix. Pitchfix USA, a global market leader in switchblade divot…
Bubba Wallace, NASCAR Driver and Runner Up in 2018 Daytona 500
Feb 22, 2018 • 6 min
Bubba Wallace is one of the fresh faces of NASCAR. He’s also fresh off a runner up finish at the 2018 Daytona 500. Rick talks to Bubba, this week, on “Tech of Sports.” Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. (born October 8, 1993), is an American professional stock…
Shannon Briggs, Two-Time World Heavyweight Boxing Champ
Feb 21, 2018 • 9 min
This week, on Tech of Sport,” Rick is joined by former Heavyweight Champ, Shannon Briggs. Shannon Briggs, the two-time world heavyweight boxing champion, today announced his plans for 2018 including his return to the ring and the launch of a new business…
Kelsey Caputo of Kadan Swimwear
Feb 16, 2018 • 9 min
Based in the Florida Keys, Kadan Swimwear is the new and unique swimwear line from 18-year old designer, Kelsey Caputo. ‘Kadan’ means ‘where the heart lies.” Rick is joined by Kelsey, on this episode of “Tech of Sports.” “Every woman should feel…
Dr. Oz for SleepScore Max
Feb 13, 2018 • 11 min
Fantastic to be joined by Dr. Oz this week on “Tech of Sports” to talk sleep. Specifically, SleepScore Max. SleepScore Labs™, the company behind the most advanced non-contact sleep improvement system for consumers, has revealed an initial stable of…
Ken Grohe of SignNow
Feb 8, 2018 • 12 min
Wednesday, February 7, was National Signing Day and an app called SignNow played a big role. We talk with Ken Grohe of SignNow this week on Tech of Sports. The SignNow app allows you to get legally binding signatures from your customers, partners and…
Jim Stracka, President of StrackaLine
Feb 6, 2018 • 6 min
Rick is joined this week, by Jim Stracka, President of StrackaLine. The company is most known for its laser-scanned greens guides that are used on every major professional tour and by more than 250 Division I college teams, professionals and tournament…
Usain Bolt, 8-Time Olympic Gold Medalist
Jan 30, 2018 • 5 min
It was great to have the opportunity to spend some time with the legendary Olympic sprinter, Usain Bolt. Bolt joins Rick on “Tech of Sports” discussing his passion for music and favorite products at the Gibson tent at CES 2018. He was insightful,…
Episode 200, Shaquille O’Neal (Shaq)
Jan 21, 2018 • 6 min
Tech of Sports, Episode 200! We made it! So a special guest is on order and we have, Shaq. Shaq’s individual accolades include the 1999–2000 MVP award, the 1992–93 NBA Rookie of the Year award, 15 All-Star game selections, three All-Star Game MVP awards,…
Jason Simmons, DeadSoxy
Jan 16, 2018 • 9 min
Rick is joined this week, by Jason Simmons of DeadSoxy. Socks may literally be the most boring article of clothing…but DeadSoxy is changing this opinion one step at a time by reinventing the underrated apparel. After years of searching for the perfect…
Coach Rick Neuheisel
Jan 2, 2018
Rick is joined by former college coach and now top football analyst, Rick Neuheisel. Rick talks to current football analyst Rick Neuheisel about the teams, their strengths and what they need to do be holding the iconic Coaches’ Trophy (aka) crystal ball…
PGA Tour’s Austin Cook
Dec 12, 2017
Austin Cook is a University of Arkansas graduate and PGA Tour Rookie currently ranked 144th in the World and currently ranked 3rd in the Fed-Ex Cup Standings. A month ago, Cook captured his first career win in his 4th PGA Tour event as member. He emerged…
Jason Mayden of Super Heroic
Nov 29, 2017
Super Heroic is a new children’s technical sneaker label from footwear industry vet, former Jordan Brand Senior Global Design Director, Jason Mayden; Super Heroic. The brand is backed by Playground Ventures, Accel Partners, UP2398 and Magic Johnson,…
Mark Murdock, CryoUSA
Nov 16, 2017
Mark Murdock, managing partner of CryoUSA, the world’s leader in providing whole body cryotherapy and other recovery modalities. Murdock is available to discuss with your listeners the latest cutting-edge recovery method to hit the market: infrared light…
Michel Longacre DC, Chiropractor, BEMER
Nov 6, 2017
Michel Longacre joins the show to talk about poor circulation, hypoxia, the effects of both, insomnia, sleep apnea, other sleep disorders, athletic performance and recovery, body striving for homeostasis etc. If you have questions and want to know how to…
Soccer Star – Tobin Heath
Oct 17, 2017
Tobin Heath is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women’s World Cup silver and gold medalist who plays for the United States Women’s National Team and the Portland Thorns FC. Considered “perhaps the USA’s most skillful player” by the United States…
Samsung Tackles the University of Texas Locker Room
Oct 10, 2017
Samsung teamed up with PingHD and award-winning EngagePHD CMS to give the University of Texas football locker room a new look this season. Not only does this revamp bring a new energy to the Longhorns team, but it provides a glimpse into the future of…
Super Bowl Champ, NFL Great – Vince Wilfork
Oct 3, 2017
On August 9, 2017, defensive tackle Vince Wilfork announced his retirement from the NFL after 13 spectacular seasons. But this two-time Super Bowl champion and barbecue aficionado won’t let retirement slow him down. Now, he’s teaming up with Kingsford…
Roger Fredericks, Golf Instructor and Fitness Expert
Sep 20, 2017
Rick is joined this week by Roger Fredericks, an innovative golf instructor and renowned fitness expert. He has joined the staff at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa to create a curriculum of golf swing analysis and flexibility programs, seminars, and workshops…
Filip Keuppens, The Pickle Juice Company
Sep 13, 2017
Filip Keuppens is a vice president with The Pickle Juice Company – a world leader and manufacturer of the only isotonic sports beverage proven to combat muscle cramps at the neurological source. He is the company’s leading ambassador for Pickle Juice®,…
Former MLB Pitcher and Pitching Coach Tom House
Sep 6, 2017
Tom House is considered by many to be the “father of modern pitching mechanics.” He is the founder of The Rod Dedeaux Research and Baseball Institute (RDRBI) and The National Pitching Association (NPA). The RDRBI and NPA are renowned for their health and…
MLS MVP David Villa of New York City FC
Aug 29, 2017
A very special show this week, as Rick is joined by MVP David Villa, forward and Team Captain for New York City Football Club to talk soccer, his dedication to lifting up the league and the Next Big Thing
Mark Springett of Tour Level Player Development
Aug 19, 2017
Tour Level is a global high performance tennis program that provides both online and in-person training to junior, collegiate and pro tennis players across the world has been created by a Southern California certified tennis mental coach. Started by…
Colin Smith, Motorsport Network
Aug 9, 2017
In less than three years, Motorsport Network has gone from a ‘twinkle in the eye’ idea to the world’s largest digital disruptor in the auto sport industry. The company has acquired 24 major entities in the industry, including Autosport.com, and it has no…
Kevin Hrusovsky, CEO of Quanterix
Aug 2, 2017
Kevin Hrusovsky is Rick’s guest this week. Kevin is the CEO of Quanterix, a company that has developed a blood test that can objectively diagnose concussions. Having won funding from the NFL for its test, Kevin can shed light on why current concussion…
Cliff Drysdale Tennis Experience Rewards Program with Joey Hanf
Jul 17, 2017
The Cliff Drysdale Tennis Experience Rewards Program is a new monthly or annual subscription service that lets you “partner” with Cliff Drysdale Tennis for some serious tennis. Subscribers will receive exclusive benefits and rewards both online, in print,…
New England Patriots, James Develin and Harvard’s Dr. Bruce Bean
Jul 11, 2017
Rick is joined by a Super Bowl champion this week and a Harvard doctor. With a “hot” new product for athletes and anyone that wants to avoid those pesky muscle cramps. HOTSHOT Someone who knows first hand how grueling summer camp practices are on the body…
Ian Cowley of Sherpa
Jun 21, 2017
Sherpa is an app and an intelligent Personal Assistant which is the brain across devices like smartphones, home devices such as the Amazon Echo, smart TVs, robotics, smart cars and more. The Sherpa platform uses uses Machine Learning and Artificial…
Bryan Bickell and Dr. Timothy Vartanian, M.D
Jun 15, 2017
As a pro ice hockey star for many years, Bryan Bickell proved that determination, resiliency, focus and teamwork are key. Now Bryan is applying those same traits to his new goal — fighting Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis. Bryan was diagnosed with the chronic…
Sports Injuries with Dr. David Geier
Jun 7, 2017
Dr. David Geir holds board certifications in both orthopaedic surgery and orthopaedic sports medicine. He serves as publications chair for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine as well as the Communications Council chair for its board of…
Johnny and Loni Unser
May 26, 2017
Johnny Unser of the legendary Unser racing family, and his daughter, Loni (a rookie racer herself), both know how important tires are for safe, successful driving. Johnny Unser is a member of the famous Unser racing dynasty and is currently Partner and…
Off-Road Racing Champ, RJ Anderson
May 18, 2017
RJ has won 6 Off Road Racing Championships and over 100 career podiums. On top of his busy racing schedule, many know RJ for his viral videos producing over 30 million views. RJ races on the BFGoodrich® All-Terrain T/A® KR2. The consumer tire, the…
Katie Linendoll Talks Sports IoT
May 10, 2017
Katie Linendoll talks making your home smarter than ever! Home automation reached new levels and allows you to interact. We live in a time unlike any other, with so many technological advancements at our fingertips and at the tip of our tongues. A recent…
Golf & Body NYC and Dr. Bradley Borne
May 5, 2017
Dr. Bradley Borne joins Rick this week to talk about what is going on at Golf & Body NYC and getting prepared for golf season. There is a lot you need to do to stay fit and healthy. As Director of Wellness, Bradley Borne, D.C., is at the hub of all…
Jeff Maling of Isobar
Apr 20, 2017
Jeff has spent his 20+ year career helping clients create breakthrough customer experiences. He is a firm believer that great digital experiences have the power to transform business processes and disrupt industries. Jeff was a founder of pioneering…
Janne Pylvas CEO of Myontec
Apr 10, 2017
Myontec produces wearable shorts called Mbody which are the world’s first EMG-based muscle sensing smart shorts, providing in depth analysis on how muscles react when subject to physical activity. This technology is currently used by some of the best…
Nick Merry of Screen Time
Mar 30, 2017
Rick is joined by Nick Merry, CEO of Screen Time as Spring Break is upon us. This is the perfect time for kids to actually have a real spring break and maybe a bit of a break from their devices. With Screen Time, one can control when, how long a device or…
ACEing Autism and Tennis With the Stars with Alex Huggan
Mar 16, 2017
ACEing Autism was founded in the summer of 2008 by Richard Spurling & Dr. Shafali Jeste in Boston, MA. as a family run organization with the invaluable efforts of its volunteers & supporters. We launched our first program at The Longfellow Club, Wayland…
Olympic Gymnast and Tech Enthusiast, Jennifer Pinches
Mar 8, 2017
Jennifer Pinches was an elite British gymnast and now has transitioned into the world of tech and marketing. She was a member of the British national squad throughout her career, competing in two World Championships as well as by competing at the London…
Lou Holtz Tells Men To Get PSA Screenings
Mar 2, 2017
Lou Holtz and World-Renowned Robotic Surgeon Break Down Common Questions and Concerns about a Disease that Impacts 1 in 7 Men. Prostate cancer is the second leading cancer death in American men, behind lung cancer. The American Cancer Society reports…
Wineven
Feb 17, 2017
Rick is joined this week by Rick and Virginie Dedieu, synchronized swimming world champion and Olympic Medalist, and Sarah Abitbol, bronze medal at world figure skating championships. They are ambassadors of Wineven, the French startup looking to help…
Olympic Gold Medalist Brianna Rollins for Sports Tracker
Jan 31, 2017
Rick is joined this week by Rio Olympics Gold Medalist in the 110m hurdles, Brianna Rollins to talk about Sports Tracker. Sports Tracker, the award-winning application and online sports tracking service developed by a passionate team of outdoor sports…
Chevy Traverse Product Manager, Sue Wright, from Detroit Auto Show
Jan 19, 2017
Chevrolet held a major press conference on January 9, 2017 in Detroit, but the “Tech of Sports” is lucky to be joined by Chevy Traverse Product Manager, Sue Wright, this week to talk about this sporty family vehicle. Traverse is designed to fit the entire…
Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Jan 10, 2017
She’s a former World No. 1 tennis player with 18 Grand Slam singles titles and three doubles titles. Chris Evert knows all about being a trailblazer. Chris joins us on the “Tech of Sports” this morning to give us an inside look at something new and…
Mountain Biker Curtis Keene
Dec 21, 2016
Curtis Keene spent 10 years dominating the fast-paced world of downhill mountain biking. Then, in 2012, he decided to give the growing sport of Enduro mountain biking a try. The new discipline clearly suited him, and that year he took home the overall…
Golf Course Architect Bobby Weed
Dec 13, 2016
Acclaimed golf course designer Bobby Weed specializes in design, renovation and repurposing. His work features a balance of visual appeal, sustainability and playability, all informed by an environmentally-sensitive aesthetic and an exceptional hands-on,…
Best Selling Author Don Yaeger
Dec 8, 2016
Don Yaeger is an award-winning keynote speaker, executive coach and team culture expert, a nine-time New York Times Best-selling author and longtime Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated. A world-class storyteller, he is has been invited as a guest to…
Best Buy’s Bianca Jones
Nov 15, 2016
This week, Rick is taking with Best Buy Blue Shirt Bianca Jones with the latest in tech for Black Friday shopping, including sports-related tech. This coincides with Best Buy’s November 10th release of its highly anticipated Black Friday circular and the…
Glen Alex, Author and Sports Massage Therapist
Nov 10, 2016
Glen Alex’s family and friends know that she is about health—perhaps nauseatingly so to them. She believes in a healthy body, mind, and spirit as the full expression of humanity. So health is at the forefront of her life. Whether in massage therapy,…
Joel Telling – 3D Printing Nerd
Nov 3, 2016
Joel Telling, known as The 3D Printing Nerd on YouTube, is the source for all things 3D printing. From tutorials to reviews, to giveaways, and how-to’s Joel helps make 3D printing approachable and fun for everyone. Join him on his adventures as he prints…
Carolina Gomes, Director of ECommerce for JanSport
Oct 20, 2016
This week, Rick is talking with Carolina Gomes, Director of ECommerce of JanSport. Carolina Gomes is Director of ECommerce at JanSport, where she oversees the launch of new products, conducts in-depth data analysis, and connects technology with business…
Gregg Murset CEO of BusyKid
Oct 13, 2016
A father of six, Gregg is a certified financial planner and consultant who became a leading advocate for sound parenting, child accountability and financial literacy as the inventory and CEO of My Job Chart. In 2014, he was named Chairman of 2014 “Smart…
Capt. Britton Shackelford of Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks
Oct 5, 2016
Captain Britton “Shack” Shackelford comes from a long line of fishermen. His family has been in the commercial fishing business since 1670, so it’s common belief among the locals that Shackelford has salt water running through his veins. Born and raised…
Sumo Wrestling Comes to NHK World TV
Sep 21, 2016
Rick is talking Sumo Wrestling this week as the national pastime of Japan will have highlight shows now available in the U.S. in a growing number of markets via NHK World TV. NHK WORLD TV, Japan’s English language channel, is proud to announce its…
High Tech and Healthy Food
Sep 8, 2016
Rick talks some new high tech and healthy food that athletes might be able to see a benefit from.
Fantasy Football with Hooters Girl, Hannah Williams
Aug 24, 2016
Hannah is a Hooters Girl from Irving, Texas and is a soon-to-be law student who already holds a master’s degree in philosophy. Last month, she was recognized as runner up in the 2016 Miss Hooters International Bikini Pageant. She loves to volunteer in the…
Jacques Intriere, International Clubmakers Guild
Aug 18, 2016
Jacques Intriere, president of ICG and owner of Greenwich Golf in Greenwich, CT. International Clubmakers Guild® (ICG) golf’s only clubfitting and clubmaking organization that is owned and run by its members, has experienced significant growth this past…
Live from Rio! The US Women’s Rugby Team
Aug 10, 2016
Rick is bringing guest on Live from Copacabana Beach in Rio… members of the U.S. Women’ Rugby Team. Rugby is making its return to the Olympic Games for the first time since 1924. Kelly Griffin and Jillion Potter will compete as a part of the U.S. rugby…
Kayla Harrison, Olympic Gold Medalist in Judo
Aug 4, 2016
Kayla is in Rio, trying to win another Gold Medal. Rio 2016 is here and the country of Brazil welcomes the world for the Olympic Games, Rick talks with one of the most inspiring gold medal winners from 2012, and she’s going for the gold again in Rio.…
Coach Mike Ditka
Jul 17, 2016
This week on the Tech of Sports Rick has a phone interview with the legendary coach Mike Ditka. Coach Ditka talks about a new prostate product, the NFL, Brett Favre, Social Media and the upcoming general election.
US Olympic Gymnast, Donnell Whittenburg
Jul 13, 2016
A two-time world bronze medalist (2014, 2015), Donnell Whittenburg medaled at the Pacific Rim Championships, American Cup and Winter Cup events in 2016. Chasing his dream of making his first Olympic team, Donnell hopes to compete with Team USA in Rio.
Woody Woodburn, Writer and Runner
Jun 23, 2016
Longtime sports columnist Woody Woodburn returns to the “Tech of Sports” to talk about his book, current events and the state of the sports world. He also is an avid runner.
Sprint 5G and Copa America Soccer
Jun 17, 2016
Rick is back from a trip to Philadelphia this week, where he got an exclusive look at Sprint and what is on the horizon when it comes to 5G. It was a demo held at the Chile vs. Panama Copa America soccer match in Philadelphia. Sprint is a major partner in…
Lee Wybranski
Jun 2, 2016
Rick is joined this week by noted artist, Lee Wybranski. Lee Wybranski has been a professional artist since 1992. He formed his company in Philadelphia in 1995 (then known as Group W Art Works) as a fine art and graphic design studio and the exclusive…
US Paralympian hopeful Melissa Stockwell
May 26, 2016
After a roadside bomb in Baghdad took one of her legs in 2004, lifetime athlete Melissa Stockwell wasn’t going let her disability get in the way of her Olympic dreams. Her goal to compete on the world stage was achieved in Beijing 2008, where she defied…
U.S. Paralympic Athlete Rudy Garcia-Tolson
May 18, 2016
Rudy Garcia-Tolson set his first goal at age eight when he declared he’d go to the 2004 Paralympic Games for swimming. Not only did the double amputee compete, he won gold and has been inspiring people ever since. Now, Rudy wants Americans to help inspire…
Kamala Nellen Founder of Coaching for Champions
May 12, 2016
Kamala Nellen is the founder of Coaching for Champions, a consulting firm for professional and elite athletes and high achievers that utilizes the comprehensive science of yoga for peak performance. Nellen pioneered the method called The Art and Science…
Olympian Swimmer Dara Torres
May 4, 2016
Dara Torres is one of the most decorated Olympians of all-time. As a swimmer, she is a 5-time Olympian and a 12-time medalist. She will also be leading Team Kellogg’s leading up to Rio. With less than 100 days from now, the nation will be cheering on Team…
Kevin Phelan of Sox Lunch
Apr 28, 2016
Kevin Phelan is a former newspaperman and Internet start-up entrepreneur who launched “Sox Lunch” as a simple email to friends and family as a way to provide basic, one-stop sourcing of information for fans who need to know about their baseball team.
Joey Adler of Carve
Apr 21, 2016
Joey Adler is an innovative entrepreneur and humanitarian seeking to reinvent the business of philanthropy through groundbreaking sustainable models. She is now on board with Carve. As former President and CEO of Diesel Canada Inc., Joey’s keen…
Sparta Science with Dr. Phil Wagner
Apr 14, 2016
Founded in 2007, Sparta is the place for athletes. Using force plate technology and proprietary analytic software, we make sure every one of our athletes gets exactly what they need and nothing they don’t. From strength and speed to skills and…
Martin Shirran of Cruise Yourself Slim
Mar 17, 2016
Over 22 million people completed a cruise holiday in 2015; many of those came home weighing upwards of 4 pounds heavier – due in no small part to the huge quantities and choice of food and drink on board modern cruise liners. The Shirrans, avid cruisers…
John Leighton of Golphin
Mar 3, 2016
Founded in Scotland, the Home of Golf, Golphin design and make specialized golf equipment to encourage more kids, juniors and families to experience the fun of playing the great game of golf. Founder Calum McPherson, formed a group of golf enthusiasts to…
Colin Campbell, Chief Marketing Officer of HockeyTech
Feb 24, 2016
HockeyTech is the worldwide leader in providing hockey-related technologies, analytics and information services. HockeyTech was founded in 2012 by Stu Siegel, serial technology entrepreneur and former Florida Panthers Managing Partner/CEO, to address the…
Dr. Patrick Kerr and the Kerr Collar
Feb 11, 2016
Dr. Patrick Kerr wants to save football’s neck. The Manhattan chiropractor designed a protective collar to insert between a player’s shoulder pads and jersey to reduce the force of blows endured during games and practices. The device rises to support the…
Professional Dancer Lauren Taft
Jan 26, 2016
If you’ve seen Walk the Moon’s chart-topping music video for “Shut Up and Dance”, you know who Lauren Taft is. From the age of 4, Lauren grew up dancing at competition dance studio The Movement Center in Columbus Ohio. After graduating high school, she…
Rick from NASCAR Media Days 2016
Jan 21, 2016
Welcome to “The Tech of Sports” from Charlotte N.C. and the NASCAR Media Tour for 2016. The Daytona 500 and the start of the NASCAR season is less than a month away and Rick has been in Charlotte at NASCAR Media Days. That usually means a look ahead at…
Mark Weil of the Weil Tennis Academy
Jan 14, 2016
Weil Academy Director and Founder Mark Weil opened the Weil Tennis Academy in Ojai, California in June of 1997, becoming the first coach to open a full time, boarding tennis academy in the heart of Southern California. Since opening 13 years ago, Weil…
The Best Gadgets of 2015
Dec 16, 2015
It’s that time of the year, as Rick gives his picks for his favorite sports and even some non-sports related gadgets for the year. 2015 has been a great year for innovative gadgets, but Rick has paired it down to his favorite 7 and he is happy to discuss…
SignalShare CTO, Joe Costanzo
Dec 10, 2015
SignalShare is a technology platform that allows venues and conference hosts to leverage their wireless networks to gather data-rich insights about crowd and user behavior in real-time. SignalShare is a technology platform that allows venues and…
Nicholas Cowey Birding and Bird Count
Dec 3, 2015
Nicholas Cowey joins us again on the Tech of Sports to talk about Bird Watching and the upcoming Christmas Bird Count. The 2015 Lost Pines Christmas Bird Count will be here before you know it! Year after year, birding experts, enthusiasts and volunteers…
David Brown of Triversible
Nov 19, 2015
Three jerseys in one - Triversible. With basketball season underway, Rick has David Brown of Triversible on The Tech of Sports this week.
Tech Books, Sports Books and More
Nov 12, 2015
This week Rick brings us four current books that cover sports, tech and even motivation that could make great holiday gifts for yourself or others. Sports and tech books are in general, a dime a dozen. Good sports and tech books are hard to find, so Rick…
Norine Dworkin-McDaniel of the Science of Parenthood
Nov 5, 2015
Norine Dworkin-McDaniel is co-creator and principle writer of Science of Parenthood, named one of parenting.com’s “blogs every parent should read”. A longtime magazine writer, Norine has written for Parents, American Baby, The Huffington Post, Family…
Zachary Klima of Wait Time
Oct 28, 2015
WaitTime provides stadiums and fans real-time wait times for concessions, bathrooms and merchandise stands. The company added three sports and business leaders to its board of directors, including the former president of the National Baseball Hall of Fame…
Former NFL WR Mark Clayton Talks LIVV Headphones
Oct 22, 2015
This week we are joined by former Oklahoma Sooner and Baltimore Ravens WR, Mark Clayton. When former first round draft pick and NFL wide receiver Mark Clayton broke his Beats headphones during a pre-game workout, he decided it was time to create something…
Coach Bru on National Coaches Day
Oct 6, 2015
Coach Bru is a noted public speaker, author, executive coach and an inspiration to everyone he meets. He is the author of The Coach Approach and Seeds of Success. His clients range from financial services and healthcare to manufacturing and nonprofit…
Gerald Mortensen of Rabble
Sep 25, 2015
This week we are joined by Gerald Mortensen of Rabble TV. Rabble TV is an app and a platform where you can broadcast your own commentary during sporting events, news broadcasts and other live events. “Morty” is a big time sports fan who enjoys soccer,…
Mary Pat Faley Talking Tennis and More
Sep 10, 2015
Mary Pat Faley was the Southern California 2011 USPTA Tennis Pro of the Year and is an accomplished published author, keynote speaker and tennis entrepreneur. An elite member of the Babolat Advisory Team, Faley has been described as a “Tennis Pro’s Pro”.…
TechSmith’s Mike Kujansuu
Sep 3, 2015
Mike Kujansuu joined TechSmith in 2002 and has played a marketing manager role for most of the products in the company’s portfolio through the years. He moved into a dedicated marketing manager role in 2011 when the Coach’s Eye app research and…
Jeff Angus of PlaySight SmartCourt
Aug 26, 2015
The PlaySight SmartCourt transforms your tennis matches and practices into fully interactive and shareable events while giving you professional level analysis and evaluation tools to take your game to the next level.
Lee Fitting and Lee Corso of ESPN College Gameday
Aug 11, 2015
Rick attended the ESPN College Gameday “Huddle Up” Luncheon last week in Atlanta at the College Football Hall of Fame and was able to talk with ESPN’s Lee Corso and Lee Fitting. ESPN College Gameday is an institution and Corso has been with it since the…
Jennifer Johnson and the Baby Strong Workout
Aug 5, 2015
When personal trainer Jennifer Johnson gave birth to her son Cole, she had to find a way to stay active while giving her baby the attention he needed. Cole was a high needs baby, so he would never let Jennifer put him down. Jennifer began taking walks…
The Making of Major League With Jonathan Knight
Jul 23, 2015
Learn how a tight-knit group of rising young stars (and a few wily veterans) had a blast pretending to play ball while creating several iconic characters. Filled with little-known facts and personal recollections about outtakes and inside jokes, batting…
Brian Foy Vice President H4Distribution
Jul 16, 2015
Brian Foy, PGA, is vice president of H4Distribution, based in Jupiter, Florida. Brian has many years in the golf business, fortunate to work at some of the nicest golf facilities in the country. Brian also has experience helping launch a golf-technology…
Your Ultimate Sports Vacation
Jun 25, 2015
Rick is back this week and he spent last week in Elkhart Lake, WI, where Road America is located. Road America is the premier road course race track in the country, and many people make a pilgrimage to Road America not only to watch the races, but also…
Ronnie Battle CEO of V Tutor
Jun 11, 2015
Ronnie Battle is no stranger to putting forth his best efforts to attain seemingly impossible goals! From early childhood, he has received unprecedented academic and sports accolades - most notably, being eligible for an academic collegiate scholarship…
Margarita Ventura of Haute Athletics
Jun 5, 2015
Haute Athletics is dedicated to harnessing the diversity and unique sense of adventure that high intensity, athletic & fitness endeavors offer. We strive to embrace and deliver a selection of athletic fashion for our customers as vast as their active…
Chris Brooks, wingt-coach.com
May 28, 2015
Chris Brooks is an evangelist for the Wing-T. He has nine years of experience coaching youth football at all age levels, including five years coaching 8th grade football (ages 12-14). He coached in Sherwood, Oregon and his teams played in the Tualatin…
Bennett Jacobstein The Joy of Ballpark Food
May 14, 2015
Baseball is a game that is identified with food. We even sing about it at every ballpark during the seventh inning stretch: “….buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack…” The famous song was written by Jack Norworth in 1908. During the 2014 baseball season,…
Greg Kraynak CEO Cellhire USA
May 7, 2015
Greg Kraynak CEO Cellhire USA. With 29 million U.S. residents traveling abroad last year many have run into issues with unsecure WiFi connections with the threat and realization of stolen personal information. Cyber criminals are everywhere and finding a…
Bobby Grace of Bobby Grace Putters
Apr 2, 2015
In my opinion and many others too, Bobby Grace makes the best putters in the world. With dozens and dozens of different putters on the market, that is saying something. Bobby’s is an authentic American success story that began when he was a teenager in…
Richard Miller Voice of North Florida Athletics
Mar 26, 2015
Richard Miller is the Voice of the North Florida Ospreys. From 2010 to 2014, he hosted his own show Miller On Sports in the Jacksonville market. You can hear Richard calling UNF basketball and baseball on 1010XL. On Twitter @MillerOnSports. He comes on…
NASCAR Xfinity Driver Jimmy Weller
Mar 20, 2015
Jimmy Weller, a native of Ohio, is racing a partial NASCAR XFINITY schedule this year, beginning with the XFINITY Series race in Richmond in a couple weeks. He actually has a really great story behind how he got to the XFINITY Series—he was climbing the…
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Driver Ray Black Jr.
Feb 28, 2015
Ray Black Jr. is driving the No. 07 ScubaLife Chevrolet Silverado for the full NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule this season. Ray had a great race- a top-five finish at Daytona International Speedway—it was actually the best finish of his young…
2XU Compression Gear with Former Navy Seal Jeff Nichols
Feb 25, 2015
2XU Exercise Physiologist Jeff Nicholls is an Exercise Physiologist for 2XU, Australia’s leading technical sports brand, and a former US Navy Seal. Nicholls graduated from Troy University in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology. He was an…
Happy 100th Episode To The Tech Of Sports
Feb 19, 2015
Rick Limpert has been covering the world of sports technology for years and in March of 2012, he brought his expertise and a bevy of guests to The Tech of Sports on NetcastStudio.com. He’s interviewed professional and Olympic athletes. CEOs of tech…
Author James Ross
Feb 12, 2015
Rick is again joined by James Ross. Ross is the author of six fiction novels from Prairie Winds Golf Course high atop the Mississippi river bluffs east of St. Louis, MO. His newest novel is Shari’s Shot. Threatening texts and a lover’s triangle muddy up a…
Golf Writer/Broadcaster Dan Shube
Feb 5, 2015
Rick is joined this week by Dan Shube, a golf writer and broadcaster to talk about golf products and technology as well as his take on the recently completed, 2015 PGA Merchandise Show. For almost two decades, Dan has been an active member of the South…
Stephanie Tilenius of Vida Health Coach
Jan 29, 2015
Stephanie Tilenius is a well-known in Silicon Valley where she spent the last few years at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins after leading commerce at Google for a few years. Before Google she was a longtime eBay employee in their PayPal business. In…
Interview With PGA Golfer Jordan Spieth
Jan 22, 2015
One of the brightest up and coming tour players is Jordan Spieth. In only two years as a PGA Tour player he has finished in the top 10 on 18 occasions. Spieth is also ranked ninth in the official World Golf Rankings. Under Armour, which surpassed Adidas…
Luis Rincon of Wearables
Jan 15, 2015
Wearables and wearable technology were one of the big stories and trends to come out of the recently completed CES in Las Vegas. There were dozens and dozens of new and current companies debuting wearables and the attendees couldn’t get enough of what was…
Sports Tech At CES 2015
Jan 9, 2015
Rick has returned from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. CES now having a dedicated sports technology area was right up Rick’s alley and he discusses some of the new innovations. From smart yoga matts to all the new wearable technologies. If…
Rick’s Holiday Gadget Picks 2014
Dec 18, 2014
Rick has a list and he’s checking it twice. He wants to see who’s been naughty and nice. He also wants to tell you about some of his favorite gadgets of the year. Rick and Steve take a look at some of Rick’s favorite things of 2014 Each year, right before…
Bryan Lozano of Parking Panda
Dec 11, 2014
Parking Panda free app that helps fans find, reserve, and redeem parking in advance of a game and we’ve begun to innovate the parking experience for fans across the country. We’ve already partnered with MLB.com providing 6 teams with parking along with a…
Jesse Harper, CEO of i1 Biometrics
Dec 4, 2014
Jesse Harper is CEO of i1 Biometrics, a Kirkland, Wash-based sports technology company working with teams at the NCAA and High School level to detect and report dangerous head impacts on the field of play in real time.
Writer- John Scott Lewinski
Nov 20, 2014
Writer John Scott Lewinski. John travels the world to cover events like auto shows, the NFL in London, resort openings and whatever else cool he comes across.
Nicholas Cowey on Birding
Nov 7, 2014
Nicholas is an Eagle Scout and worked ten years at the Lost Pines Scout Reservation in Bastrop starting as a merit badge counselor, Nature Director, and rose to Camp Program Director. Nicholas also worked with the Fort Smith Mountain Men adventure firm…
Bear Miller of ClubCrown
Oct 16, 2014
ClubCrown launched their original professionally installed customization product, ClubCrown.com. ClubCrown STRIPE looks to capitalize on the mass market demand with it’s innovative self-install feature. We look forward to paving the path with you in the…
David Jackemeyer of Breezing
Sep 26, 2014
Breezing has launched as the world’s first portable device that can measure an individual’s metabolism and use that information to provide diet and exercise recommendations for maintaining or reaching a healthy weight.
PowerBilt CEO and President, Ross Kvinge
Sep 11, 2014
Ross Kvinge is a 35 year veteran in the golf business and is currently the President & CEO of PowerBilt Golf. Prior to starting his own business he worked for Spalding Sports as brand manager for Spalding Club division and director of market for the…
Tennis Roundtable with Marty Collins and Lisa Stone
Aug 20, 2014
Tennis Talk tonight. Marty Collins, a tennis parent, enthusiast, and advocate from the USTA Northern California Section and Lisa Stone of the Parenting Aces blog and residing in the Southern Section.
Scott Fuller Of Bogey Tees Off
Aug 7, 2014
As an aspiring screenwriter, Scott fell into the art department. After a few years in the union, he returned to Virginia to open a retail pottery studio and got married. His desire to write continued and the initial concept of Bogey was penned as an…
Tony Korologos Of Hooked On Golf
Jul 29, 2014
Hooked On Golf Blog is one of the very first golf blogs, established back in 2004. Tony has posted nearly 5,000 golf blog posts and over 20,000 golf related photos. Over the years he’s seen hundreds of golf blogs come and go. It takes passion and…
Ryan Wolfington of USTA Nevada
Jul 9, 2014
USTA Nevada Director of Tennis, Ryan Wolfington, joins us to talk various tennis topics. He heads the Marty Hennessey Foundation, works with Mike Agassi No Quit and just does a lot for Las Vegas tennis.
Dr. Jedediah Jones
Jul 3, 2014
We are joined by Dr. Jed Jones again this week. He’s a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Hand Surgeon at Hand Surgery Specialists of Nevada in Las Vegas.
Nesha Sanghavi of University Girls Apparel
Jun 12, 2014
Nesha Sanghavi, owner of University Girls, is a former West Virginia University Varsity cheerleader for the men’s football and basketball teams and a WVU alumni. During her time as a cheerleader, Nesha noticed a lack of fashion in the collegiate apparel…
Jon Finer Of KSUOwlHowl
May 30, 2014
This week on “The Tech of Sports,” Rick talks with Jon Finer, who is the founder of KSUOwlHowl.com. The original fan site for Kennesaw State University athletics. They talk about starting a fan site, the challenges Jon faced, and the future of fan sites.
The Outer Banks
May 22, 2014
The Outer Banks (also known as OBX) is a 200-mile (320-km) long string of narrow barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina and a small portion of Virginia, beginning in the southeastern corner of Virginia Beach on the east coast of the United…
Professional Dancer Ashleigh Di Lello
May 12, 2014
Ashleigh Di Lello has an absolutely inspiring story that would motivate anyone trying to change his/her life. She fought a 4.5 year life-threatening illness, followed by several serious injuries, where doctors told her even if she survived, she’d never be…
Kyle Crabbs of NDT Scouting
May 1, 2014
NDT Scouting is an independent NFL scouting service. They are in the business of evaluating college players looking to make it in the NFL. Kyle is a member of the Pro Football Writers Association and has been scouting the NFL Draft since 2010.
Professor Bruce Bukiet’s 2014 MLB Predictions
Apr 25, 2014
NJIT Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Bruce Bukiet has released his annual Major League Baseball projections. For the 2014 season, Bukiet’s model pegs Boston, Detroit, and Oakland as American League Division winners, with Anaheim and Seattle…
The Legendary Don Felder
Mar 26, 2014
Yes, it’s the legendary former guitarist of The Eagles, Don Felder on “The Tech of Sports” this week. Don is heading out on tour with Styx and Foreigner this summer and he also is a big golfer.
PGA Tour Player Will Willcox
Mar 20, 2014
Wilcox became only the fourth professional golfer in Web.com Tour history to shoot a 59 for a round. Wilcox’s card had 10 birdies, seven pars, and an eagle for a 12-under score in the final round of the Utah Championship at Willow Creek CC in Sandy, Utah…
John Ewing of PredictionMachine.com
Mar 12, 2014
John Manages the Predictalator, the most advanced sports forecasting software available today. The technology has the ability to account for all of the statistical interactions of the players (playing or not playing/injured), coaches, officials, fans…
Tennis With Jeff Salzenstein
Feb 27, 2014
Jeff Salzenstein former top junior tennis player, All-American at Stanford and former ATP top-100 player, He has career wins over Mardy Fish and David Nalbandian among others. Now a high performance coach, guest speaker, my tennis go-to guy.
Podcaster Nick Seuberling
Feb 12, 2014
Nick founded the Sports Podcast Entertainment Network (SPNT.tv) in January 2012 and serves as the host and producer of 5 different podcasts on the network. His goal is to make SPNT an industry leader in the podcast world.
Terry Davis, PGA Professional at FarmLinks
Feb 6, 2014
Going to talk golf and a whole lot more with Terry Davis, PGA Pro from Birmingham, AL, but he works at one of my favorite courses - FarmLinks in Sylacauga, AL. FarmLinks is a research and demonstration golf course, so that means Terry and his staff has to…
Sports Researcher Max Roberts
Jan 30, 2014
The Georgetown Sports Analysis Business and Research Group is a student organization at Georgetown University whose goals are to develop interest and awareness of the sports industry, to educate students about career, internship and education…
Coach John Brubaker
Jan 9, 2014
John Brubaker is a nationally renowned performance consultant, speaker and award-winning author. John teaches audiences how to obtain better results in business with straightforward tools that turbo charge performance. Using a multidisciplinary approach,…
Rick’s Favorite Gadgets and Tech of 2013
Dec 19, 2013
2013 was a huge year for technology innovation in and out of the world of sports. This is the last “Tech of Sports” of 2013, and that means it’s time to look at some of my favorites of the year.
Davyeon Ross of ShotTracker
Dec 12, 2013
ShotTracker - affordable, wearable tech for basketball players - with founder Davyeon Ross. He shares more about the tech and how they’re helping shooters improve their game through data.
Chris Majer of The Human Potential Project
Dec 5, 2013
Rick this week is joined by Chris Majer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Human Potential Project, who is the author of “The Power to Transform: Passion, Power, and Purpose in Daily Life” (Rodale), which teaches the strategies corporate,…
Author John O’Hern
Nov 20, 2013
Author John O’Hern. When not writing, teaching golf lessons at the local golf course or sneaking out for a quick nine holes, John is a regular on the local Storytelling circuit, using his natural comedic gifts to entertain. John has lived with his wife…
Mike Muhney on Social Media
Nov 14, 2013
Mike Muhney has enjoyed a varied, passionate and uniquely successful career in the high-tech industry. Born and raised in Chicago and graduating from the University of Illinois with a degree in Finance, with Honors.
Dave Gottfeld of Spark Motion
Nov 6, 2013
Dave Gottfeld, founder and President of Spark Motion, quickly realized that traditional schools were not designed for visual tactile learners like him. In recognizing that clients and patients really want to be successful, Dave started collaborating with…
Jim McFarland of Flexr Sports
Oct 31, 2013
Runners across the country are always searching for the perfect water bottle to stay hydrated — and Flexr Sports has the answer. Their BPA-free sports water bottle with the first disposable and fully biodegradable liner so it is fresh and clean every time…
Carson Beebe Bantamweight Fighter
Oct 16, 2013
Rick hosted a telephone conversation with Carson Beebe Bantamweight Fighter. Carson Beebe has been wrestling since the age of 4, eventually earning a scholarship to compete at Purdue University.
Kyle Davenport Of Protect Your Bubble
Oct 2, 2013
Protect Your Bubble is part of a Fortune 500, global insurance company so they have the dependability you’re looking for when it comes to your insurance. What sets them apart from the other guys is that they don’t offer home-owners insurance or life…
Keith Hatfield And The Hatfield Strap
Sep 26, 2013
Keith Hatfield and he designed the Hatfield Strap. He was an athletic trainer for the Kansas City Royals. He designed an athletic stretching strap athletes are using to stretch. It’s also designed for people with plantar faciitis. Could be a perfect thing…
Current Sports Tech News and Trends
Sep 12, 2013
There were a large number of tech announcements this week and some of them impact the world of sports. Rick also spent the last three days at FarmLinks in Alabama. Farmlinks is part of Pursell Farms, and it is a research and demonstration golf course.
Ryan Kendrick of Dynamic Tape
Aug 29, 2013
Athletes across the world are taping up—a movement that exploded during the 2012 London Olympics and video of international stars like Serena Williams and David Beckham wearing various forms of tape. Tens of thousands of people worldwide are trained in…
Terry Koehler of SCOR Golf
Aug 22, 2013
Rick is joined by Terry Koehler of SCOR Golf to talk about wedges and specifically SCOR Wedges. Golf Magazine just called SCOR the “highest rated wedges tested for 2013.” Their SCORFit system is the most comprehensive (and first) custom wedge fitting…
Wheelchair Tennis With Karin Korb
Aug 8, 2013
Karin Korb is a two-time Para-Olympic champion and one of the top wheelchair tennis players in the world. She just returned from a week as one of the instructors at the USTA-ITF Junior Wheelchair Tennis Camp in California. Karin doesn’t let obstacles get…
Gary Sheppard of Golf Pain Away
Jul 11, 2013
Pain Away, LLC, through its line of Golf Pain Away and Outback Series product lines, is suitable for users of all ages, provides topical pain relief for arthritis, neck and back pain, muscular aches and pains and golf and sports related injuries.
Tennis With Marty Collins And Lisa Stone
Jun 26, 2013
Our annual talk about the state of tennis as it’s the first week of Wimbledon with a couple people who always have some thoughts and opinions on everything tennis. Marty Collins, a tennis parent, enthusiast, and advocate from the USTA Northern California…
Naked An Afraid Shane Lewis
Jun 19, 2013
We are going to go off the grid tonight with Shane Lewis. He’s an adventurer, a self-described adrenaline junkie, and a survivor. He’s survived 5 foster homes, 4 institutional boarding schools and every obstacle you can imagine. He’s now globetrotting our…
Sports Industry Veteran Troy Kirby
Jun 5, 2013
Troy Kirby is the host of The Tao of Sports Podcast. He started it in Oct. 2012 as a way to promote idea-shares with other college/pro sports folks.
Rick’s Questions and Answers
May 16, 2013
There are currently a lot of great stories in the world of sports technology and it’s hard to make sense of all of them. Rick takes some time tonight to answer some questions and give his opinions.
Sean Yakeley Of Odyssey Solutions And Louis Girifalco From Rope It
May 9, 2013
Rick talks to two entrepreneurs in the golf world. Sean Yakeley is the founder of Odyssey-Solutions and Louis Girifalco run Rope It. Some great talk tonight about the process of bringing a product to market and they talk about their experiences. Also they…
Sports Techie Bob Roble
May 2, 2013
This week Rick is joined by sports technology expert Bob Roble. Roble is based in Seattle and with his startup, SportsTechieNet, he covers everything in the world of sports technology. Rick and Bob go head-to-head talking about the latest trends in sports…
Atlanta And The Final Four
Apr 2, 2013
I joined Tony Cruise and the Morning Show at WHAS in Louisville on Tuesday morning to talk about Atlanta hosting the Final Four as thousands of Cardinals fans will be making the trek to Atlanta.
Golf Course Architect Jason Straka
Mar 21, 2013
An industry leader in environmental golf-course design, Jason Straka blends his formal education, rigorous professional training and considerable design experience to produce a tradition of excellence. Having been trained in the many facets of golf-course…
Todd Fuhrman – Sports Handicapping and Odds
Mar 14, 2013
March Madness is here! This week we talk about the wild world of sports odds-making with Todd Fuhrman. Former odds-maker at Caesar’s Palace, Columnist for Out Kick The Coverage analyst for Donbest.com. Odds-making is it an exact or inexact science and how…
Tony and Tim Rodono of City Prints LLC
Mar 8, 2013
City Prints make fine art map prints of university campuses, world cities, sports stadiums and more! We are joined by Tony and Tim Rodono of City Prints as they talk about maps as artwork, and how they turned City Prints into a successful business.A…
Nicole Pigott Of Spot On Energy
Feb 28, 2013
Spot On Energy, an all-natural, discreet caffeine patch that is applied to clean, dry skin. Wear it for 15 minutes or for 2 hours if needed – Spot On is energy that YOU control. Simple to use, safe and calorie-free, Spot On is a healthy alternative for…
Kyle Veazey – Memphis Commercial Appeal
Feb 7, 2013
Do you still read newspapers? Or do you get your news and sports fix online? It’s a delicate balance and we’ll talk about the ever changing world of sports journalism tonight with Kyle Veazey of The Commercial Appeal in Memphis
Social Media with Rich Sullivan
Jan 31, 2013
With over 15 years experience in broadcasting as a producer, on air talent and social media coordinator, Rich Sullivan knows social media and how it can benefit an individual or organization.
Hand, Wrist, Elbow Orthopedist Dr. Jedediah Jones
Dec 20, 2012
We take an in depth look at sports injuries with one of the top wrist, hand, and elbow orthopedic surgeons in the country. Dr. Jed Jones is based in Las Vegas, so that means he has his finger on the pulse of the boxing world, but he also knows tennis,…
Rick’s Holiday Gadget Picks
Dec 13, 2012
It’s that time of the year. We struggle and struggle to find the right gifts for the people on our list. We’ll, I’m going to try and help you as we go over a bevy of potential gift items I’ve been accumulating the past few months. All tech and some…
Maria Sanchez American Pro Tennis Star and Former USC Player
Dec 6, 2012
Our guest is one of the fastest rising tennis stars in the world. Maria Sanchez. She was a star at USC, and she turned professional in 2011. In 2012 she won two titles on the USTA Pro Circuit, in Sacramento and Albuquerque. She is currently ranked number…
Rachael Kelley Cheerleader St. Louis University
Nov 29, 2012
Athletes come in all shapes and sizes and usually take a risk when they get out on their field of play. It’s no different with cheerleaders, as they have been in the news recently as the push was on to make cheerleading a sport and give them the same…
Dr. Lior Lewensztain of That’s It
Nov 15, 2012
I have the perfect thing to stay full, help with digestion and give you a natural energy boost. That’s it. fruit bars use only natural, GMO-free fruit and nothing else. Yes, I said that correct, nothing else. That means that you get 2 whole servings of…
Fitness Enthusiast And Model Candy Brenn
Nov 8, 2012
Today we aren’t going to talk football or basketball or golf. We are going to talk fitness, getting fit, and a healthy lifestyle with a self titled Health and Fitness Fanatic. Candy Brenn. Candy also happens to have a new cooking website out, and we’ll…
Broadcaster Steve Craig
Oct 29, 2012
For more than 2 decades he’s been playing music and entertaining the masses on the radio. Mainly in Atlanta and New York, but some other places along the way. He’s won numerous awards for best DJ and radio show in Atlanta and New York. I think he’s one of…
Trevor Short The Necker Cup
Oct 25, 2012
It’s being billed as the most exclusive tennis pro-am in the world. I’m talking about the Necker Cup. This December, tennis players and tennis fans from around the world can join the pros and Sir Richard Branson on Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson’s…
Front Row Andy Meets Front Row Amy
Oct 18, 2012
Sports is serious business and so is technology, so when I can have someone on to make a little light of the world we live in, I love it. We will do that with Robby McGhee, talk about his comedy, talk some sports and have a bunch of laughs tonight with a…
Musician Don Miggs
Oct 10, 2012
Athletes and musicians have more in common than people realize. Both are performers and have to be at their best each and every time they get up in front of a crowd. Don Miggs, the lead singer of the band Miggs agrees with this, and has a love of sports…
Troy University Tennis Coach Eric Hayes
Oct 4, 2012
Tennis is more than just tournaments like the U.S. Open and Wimbledon. On the professional level there are 100’s of smaller tournaments played around the globe with players looking to break into the big time. College tennis was thrust into the spotlight…
Fictional Golf Book Author James Ross
Sep 27, 2012
They say everybody should write a book, well my guest tonight has written more than one and he’s having a good time doing it. He’s James Ross and he writes fictional golf books with the setting being the Prairie Woods Golf Course just outside of St.…
Mobile Warming Gear
Sep 20, 2012
Mobile Warming Gear makes heated clothing for winter-golfers who wants to perform even in bitter cold. The same spirit that goes into other Mobile Warming products and clothing now goes into golf and that is where GOLF MOBILEWARMING® comes from. It is…
Sports Injuries With Dr. David Geier
Sep 13, 2012
We all love to watch the action as it takes place of the field of play. Joining winning and losing as a part of the game are injuries. Whether you like them or not, injuries in sports happen every day and every week at all levels and in every sport. Some…
Tennis With Jeff Salzenstein and Marty Collins
Sep 6, 2012
With a lot going on in the world of tennis, I’ve have two guests who have opinions and insight into what goes on, on and off the court. After a little talk about the 2012 U.S. Open, we will shift the conversation into a debate and talk about the USTA’s 10…
David Eckoff Co-Founder of Pickoff Sports
Aug 30, 2012
The face of sports is constantly changing, especially when it comes to technology and how we use it to enhance the way we follow our favorite teams and players. From the action on the field, to the technology we use as fans like high def TVs, app and now,…
Brandon Theophilus and Andrew Snook
Aug 15, 2012
One of the fastest growing companies in America, Dancin’ Dogg is bringing the driving range and golf course into our house. You can hit any golf shot right at home. Also, Andrew Snook is a sports and celebrity photographer that has been published…
Charlotte and Antonia Newman of Team Fenom
Aug 9, 2012
Even though the Olympics are still on, we are going to take a look at competition of another sort tonight. The process and drive that it takes to form and bring to fruition, a startup tech company.
Olympic Luger Ruben Gonzalez
Aug 2, 2012
Ruben competed in four Winter Olympics in four different decades in the sport of luge. If you don’t know what the luge is, it’s that little sled the athletes, sometimes two of them get on and reach high speeds with turning and weaving through the course.
Three Time Olympian Suzy Favor-Hamilton
Jul 24, 2012
Suzy Favor-Hamilton became the winningest female collegiate athlete ever at University of Wisconsin, winning nine NCAA championships, the Honda Broderick Cup as the nation’s top female collegiate athlete and Big Ten Athlete of the Decade for the ’90s
2012 Judo Olympian Nick Delpopolo
Jul 17, 2012
The hype has already started, we are T-minus 17 until the start of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. This is the culmination of many years of hard work, training and competition for these athletes. We are going to talk with one of them tonight, he’s…
Professional Ballroom Dancer Edyta Sliwinska
Jul 12, 2012
Edyta Sliwinska. You might recognize her from being on 10 seasons of Dancing With the Stars including a 2nd place finish in Season 6 with Jason Taylor.
Former ATP Tennis Pro Jeff Salzenstein
Jun 28, 2012
Former ATP Tennis Pro Jeff Salzenstein. You can say tennis has been in our guest’s blood for a long time. Following a successful junior career and winning 2 NCAA team titles at Stanford where he was an All-American, Jeff played for over 10 years on the…
Olympic Swimmer And Coach Gary Hall Sr
Jun 21, 2012
When you talk about swimming you have to talk about Gary Hall Sr.
Speaker, Author, Former Lacrosse Coach John Brubaker
Jun 14, 2012
Coach John Brubaker or Coach Bru brings more than fifteen years of experience in Leadership Development, Coaching and Human Resource Management to his work as a performance consultant, motivational speaker and author.
Writer And Former NBA Player Paul Shirley
Jun 7, 2012
Paul Shirley - A former starter and All-Academic Big XII and 2nd Team Academic All-American basketball player at Iowa State. He then played in the NBA for the likes of the Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, and Phoenix Suns, he also was in NBA training camps…
Iowa State All-American Point Guard Lyndsey Fennelly
May 30, 2012
More and more women keep playing sports and basketball in particular. The game of women’s basketball has become one of the most exciting sports to watch not only in person, but on television. The athletes are getting bigger and better, the game is faster…
Mike Smith The Internet Voice Of The LSU Tigers
May 26, 2012
How many of you listen to live sports and talk on the internet? If you are listening and watching here, you probably do it regularly. A recent stat said that in 2010 only 6% of people said they listened to live sports or a live show on the internet. By…
NHRA Drag Racer Doug Herbert
May 17, 2012
For over 60 years the NHRA has been the governing body and the leading promoter of drag racing in North America. Today we talk with Doug Herbert NHRA top fuel racer.
Joe Hallett and Jerome Guimont Pro Mental Coach
May 10, 2012
The mental side of sports is so important, especially in golf. Athletes today spend just as much or more time working on the the mental side of their sports. Discussed is Pro Mental Coach.
John Lyons Global Product Director for Wilson Tennis
May 3, 2012
Athletes are always looking for an edge on the court or their field of play and many times that is with the equipment they use. For almost 100 years, Wilson has been making equipment not only for world class athletes but club and recreational athletes as…
Fitness Enthusiast and Marathon Runner Jessica Silverman
Apr 19, 2012
Jessica Silverman, who happens to be a college student by day and a fitness instructor and marathon runner in her free time. She has completed 2 marathons in the last 12 months and is currently training for her third. Down the road, she would like to run…
Nancy Robitaille Principal Designer for Fila Golf
Apr 5, 2012
Nancy Robitaille Principal Designer for Fila Golf. Her designs for the new lines of Fila Golf have received rave reviews for upholding the heritage brand look from the likes of Marty Hackel, renowned “golf-fashion” guru and fashion editor at Golf Digest
Comedian Greg Schwem
Mar 29, 2012
Greg Schwem headlines close to 100 corporate dates a year and writes a weekly humor column nationally distributed by Tribune Media Services. He also is the author of Text Me If You’re Breathing: Observations, Frustrations and Life Lessons From a Low-Tech…
Jim Kovach COO of CrowdOptic
Mar 22, 2012
Jim Kovach is the COO of CrowdOptic and they are doing some exciting things we are all benefiting from now and even more in the future.
Tournament Fisherman Dan Saknini
Mar 15, 2012
Dan Saknini is a tournament fisherman who lives on Lake Lanier in Georgia. He is a former President of The Lanier Striper Club and is current President and co-founder of the Lanier Crappie Angler’s Club. He’s the winner of the 2008-2009 and the 2010-2011…
Scott Salzman, Inventor and President of Brightspot Solutions
Mar 8, 2012
Scott Salzman is the President of BrightSpot Solutions, a product development and innovation company. Scott is a prolific inventor and has been successfully marketing his inventions for nearly a decade.
The Tech of Sports Introduction
Mar 1, 2012
An introduction of a new production called The Tech of Sports with Rick Limpert. Look forward to the first episode coming soon.