The official podcast of UCF Athletics, hosted by Marc Daniels.
Around The Kingdom - Episode 18 (John Roddick & Bryan Koniecko)
Marc Daniels is joined by UCF director of tennis and head men's coach John Roddick, as well as head women's tennis coach Bryan Koniecko to discuss all the success both teams have had in recent years and what's next for the Knights.
3:45 Roddick's thoughts on first four years at UCF
6:35 International recruiting
9:55 Quality of collegiate tennis
12:25 Koniecko's proud moments from the season
16:10 First All-Americans in program history
Around The Kingdom - Episode 17 (Dayana Martin)
Marc Daniels is joined by UCF women's soccer rising junior Dayana Martin to discuss recent events across the country, her life as a young black athlete, and conversations with her team and throughout UCF about making change.
Around The Kingdom - Episode 16 (Otis Anderson)
Marc Daniels is joined by UCF senior running back Otis Anderson to break down his recent venture into Tiktok, his favorite touchdown as a Knight, the best Madden player on the team and more on the latest episode of Around the Kingdom.
1:25 Gaining weight and keeping speed
5:35 Early days of pee wee football
8:00 Being a part of UCF's success
9:30 Running back room
11:45 Excitement before home games
13:50 What Otis does on his day off
Around The Kingdom - Episode 15 (Cindy Ball-Malone)
Marc Daniels is joined by UCF head softball coach Cindy Ball-Malone to talk about her team's success in 2020, the canceled season, her new baby and more on the latest episode of Around the Kingdom.
0:40 Coach Bear's new baby
3:30 Realization of the canceled season
6:40 Positives of this past season
9:20 Scheduling changes
Around The Kingdom - Episode 14 (Cal Jennings)
Marc Daniels is joined by former UCF soccer star Cal Jennings to discuss his team and individual success as a Knight, his love of boards games, which Marvel superhero he would be and much more on the latest episode of Around the Kingdom.
1:55 Success last season
4:10 Goal scoring mentality
7:15 Growth of soccer in U.S.
8:35 Love of spike ball
11:15 Penalty kick strategy
12:40 What did UCF mean to Cal?
Around The Kingdom - Episode 13 (Dina Samaan and Yannik Oettl)
Marc Daniels is joined by a pair of Swords Awards winners for 2020, celebrating the honorees of the Dr. Richard Lapchick Award for Servant Leadership, Dina Samaan of the rowing team and Yannik Oettl of the men's soccer team.
1:10 - Dina on winning the Lapchick Award
3:10 - How'd you become a rower?
5:55 - Knights without Borders
9:10 - Student Athletic Advisory Council
13:05 - What's it mean to Yannik to win
18:05 - What makes a good goalkeeper
21:05 - What do you tell people about campus?
23:45 - How would you stop Marc on a PK?
Marc Daniels is the best in the biz. Excited to see what future guests he will have on. Charge On!
With Marc Daniels at the helm, I knew this would be a professional podcast! Great first episode with our amazing AD, Danny White! Can’t wait to hear all the episodes in the future! #ChargeOn
I love the opportunity to be in this moment in UCF sports. It's been such a long time coming and watching it all unfold is Spectacular! Fantastic inaugural episode with Danny White and can't wait for more excitement.