HPSS Podcast

The TSU HPSS Podcast



To inform, educate, and entertain while touching on topics including but not limited to sports, health, and fitness. All while bringing it to you from an HBCU perspective.   


Podcasts 2023-2024:
S2: Episode 6
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Blaine Hoover Shares His Experience and Views as an AFL Athlete
Guests: Blaine Hoover - Nashville Kats AFL Athlete
S2: Episode 5
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Dr. Marsh and Dr. Edwards-Burrell on Navigating Life After Graduation for Student-Athletes
Guests: Dr. Mecca Marsh - CEO and Founder of MMarsh Consulting Dr. Marissa Edwards-Burrell - Lifestyle Therapist & health psychology
S2: Episode 4
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Jamesetta Cleveland, Founder of Sport Mom University, on Building a Holistic Sport Family
Guest: Jamesetta Cleveland - Founder at Sports Mom University & Director 
S2: Episode 3
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Financial Literacy for Athletes: Insights from Dr. Mikki Brown at the 2024 R2A Summit
Guest: Ms. LaVonda (Mikki) Brown - Commercial Bank Services
S2: Episode 2
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Dr. Raquel Martin on the 'Whole Athlete, Whole Person' Approach at the 2024 R2A Summit
Guest: Dr. Raquel Martin - Licensed Clinical Psychologist, TSU Assistant Professor
S2: Episode 1
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Learn the Benefits of Conscious Meditation Rest for Athletes with Ron Johnson at the 2024 R2A Summit
Guest: Ron Johnson - Meditation Expert, Conscious Mental Rest (CMR) specialist

Episode 30
Loren Russell: From TSU Psychology Graduate to Serving Seniors in Assisted Living
Guest: Loren Russell - Senior Living
Episode 29
Inside the Business of Corporate Partnerships: A Conversation with Nashville Sound Baseball Club VP Daniel Gaw
Guest: Danielle Gaw - Vice President, Corporate Partnerships at Nashville Sounds Baseball Club
Episode 28
Coach Sopp: An Inspirational Journey to Becoming TSU's Director of Sports Performance
Guest: Scott (Sopp) Holsopple - Director of Sports Performance
Episode 27
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Inside TSU Basketball: Men's Head Coach Talks Program and Goals
Guest: Brian “Penny” Collins - Men's Basketball Head Coach
Episode 26
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Inside the World of a Sports Agent: A Discussion with Rolando Shannon
Guest: Rolando Shannon - Sports Agent
Episode 25
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Dr. Nicole Arrighi: Goals and Role as Faculty Representative at TSU
Guest: Dr. Nicole Arrighi - Faculty Athletics Representative
Episode 24
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Owen Johnson's Dedication as a Foreigner Led Him to Become an Associate Professor at the Public Health Department
Guest: Owen Johnson - Public health Department Associate Professor
Episode 23
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Trevor Searcy's Passion for Treating Athletes' Injuries Led Him to Become Athletic Director of Sports Medicine
Guest: Trevor Searcy - Athletic Director of Sports Medicine
Episode 22
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Dr. Barrendo on TSU College of Health Science and Student Opportunity
Guest: Ronald Barredo - Dean College of Health Sciences
Episode 21
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Relate 2 Athlete: Mental Health and Athlete Development
Guest: Eric D. Capehart - Athlete Empowerment
            Ashley Danielle -  executive director of nonprofit ABC sports foundation  
            Micae Brown - Business access advisor 
Episode 20
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Hannah Alsup, Director of Premium Service at Nashville Predators, career, and TSU connection.
Guest: Hannah Alsup - Director of Premium Service at Nashville Predators
Episode 19
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Journey of Johari Matthews: VP and Executive Director of Titans Foundation & TSU Titans Seminar
Guest: Johari Matthews - Vice President Executive Director of the Titans Foundation
Episode 18
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Chandra Cheeseborough: A Successful Journey from Olympian to Coach at TSU
Guest: Chandra Cheeseborough-Guice Olympian & Director of Track and Field
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Exploring the Athletic Trainer's World at TSU and the Path to Becoming One
Guest: Jeremy (JP) Hall - Assistant Athletic Trainer  - Basketball and Tennis
Episode 16
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The Fulfilling Journey of a Professor in Exercise Physiology Dedicated to Helping Others.
Guest: James Heimdal - Associate professor Exercise Physiology and Cardiovascular Health
Episode 15
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TSU Sports Science research studies
Guest: Robbie Cochrum - Associate Professor Exercise Science
Episode 14
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Self Developpement: giving back to the community 
Guest:  Phillip Taylor - HPSS Donator & Real Estate
            Jessica Williams @smartgirldevelopment - Community Development & Real Estate
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Women in the Sport Science Field & Apprehension in Strength and Conditioning
Guest: Dr. Sarah Martinez-Sepanski - Assistant Professor Exercise Science
Episode 12
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The HPSS Titans Seminar. A Special Topic Class that Leads to Opportunity
Guest: Arrington Kalijah  HPSS Senior 
           Miley Jaylen HPSS Senior
Episode 11
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Get the mosts benefits from the HPSS Department 
Guest: Shaw Brianna - Senior 
            Murdasanu Claudia - Sophmore
Episode 10
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HPSS Advisement - Start the Semester Right 
Guest: Tim Jones - Associate Professor Exercise Physiology and Sport Science
                               Director of Student Advisement
Episode 9
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A journey from athlete, coach, to professor & TSU Athletic Facility progress
Guest: William Johnson - Director of HPSS Graduate Programs
Episode 8
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Strength and Conditioning coaching at TSU
Guests: Daren Mustin, Sport Performance Coach
Episode 7
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TigerFit Part #2: A student-run organization that builds up students' future
Guests: Ms. Jennifer Mayes-Brown, Instructor in Health and Wellness & Faculty Advisor
Episode 6
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TigerFit Part #1: Creation of Student-run Organisation
Guests: Ms. Agnes Boyd - Instructor of Physical Education
             Dr. Jason Smith  - Department Chair and Associate Professor 
Episode 5
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Health and Wellness during cold season
Guests: Dr. Poliala Dickson Associate Professor in Health Education and Health Promotion
Episode 4
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TSU Women Basketball Coaching, Academic and Community Connection
Guests: Jaye Nayreau - TSU Women Basketball Assistant Coach
             Ty Evans - TSU Women Basketball Head Coach
Episode 3
Camerone Bigcam
Student-Athlete lifestyle:  Struggles & Advices 
Guest: Cameron Steward (Big Cam) - TSU D1 Football Player
Episode 2
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HPSS Programs and Development 
Guest: Dr. Smith -  Department Chair & Associate Professor
Episode 1 
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Welcome back to TSU HPSS Podcast!! Let's start with some introduction.

Podcasts 2021-2022:
S2: Episode 4 - Final Goodbyes!
May, 2022
S2: Episode 3 - Do You Listen to Music When You Workout?
April, 2022
S2: Episode 2 - HBCUs in March Madness & Imposter Syndrome
April, 2022
S2: Episode 1 - Should Sports and Politics Combine? Smart Gyms?
March, 2022
S1: Episode 2 - WNBA Support, Sports Gambling, and More!
December, 2021
S1: Episode 1- Kyrie Irving, Sleep, and More!
November, 2021
New Years Resolutions 
January, 2021
New Years