20 episodes

We really love what people are doing in sports. Join us each week as our Down The Line team Roy Austin and Chris P. host guest speaker. Our conversations with Agents, Athletes, Coaches, General Managers and Health Professionals that will take us on a brain journey.This podcast will discuss sports topics that matter to our listeners such as; current events, student athlete recruiting, training, character development, nutrition, technology, culture and fashion.Down The Line is on a serious mission to increase your success in whatever you do for yourself. Reach your body, mind and soul by listening to what others are experiencing around you.We strive to feed our curiosity by learning about the experiences of our guest and subjects. Our conversations aim to reach our listeners by instilling positive habits and deeper understandings of how to be your own effective athlete. All athletes and non-athletes are encouraged to subscribe to our Podcast. Sponsored by Varsity Sports Spotlight. Visit us at WWW.vsspotlight.com .

Down The Line - Season 2 Host Roy Austin & Co-Host Chris P.

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We really love what people are doing in sports. Join us each week as our Down The Line team Roy Austin and Chris P. host guest speaker. Our conversations with Agents, Athletes, Coaches, General Managers and Health Professionals that will take us on a brain journey.This podcast will discuss sports topics that matter to our listeners such as; current events, student athlete recruiting, training, character development, nutrition, technology, culture and fashion.Down The Line is on a serious mission to increase your success in whatever you do for yourself. Reach your body, mind and soul by listening to what others are experiencing around you.We strive to feed our curiosity by learning about the experiences of our guest and subjects. Our conversations aim to reach our listeners by instilling positive habits and deeper understandings of how to be your own effective athlete. All athletes and non-athletes are encouraged to subscribe to our Podcast. Sponsored by Varsity Sports Spotlight. Visit us at WWW.vsspotlight.com .

    Season 2: Episode 6 Coach Bonneville, Head Football Coach

    Season 2: Episode 6 Coach Bonneville, Head Football Coach

    Thank you for stopping by Down The Line presented by Varsity Sports Spotlight.

    DTL Podcast Host Roy Austin and Co-Host Chris Padilla are back to bring you more conversations with Football Coach Michael Bonneville, a Transformational Coach helping post high school graduate students keep the dream of education and football alive. 

    Enjoy the show. 

    Talk to you soon, down the line. Thank you for the support. 

    Follow  Roy and Chris  on Instagram @VSSPODCAST and @VSSREPLAY

    Visit Bonneville Football Academy now for more information @ https://bonnevillefootballacademy.com



    1:00 - Welcome to Show
    2:00 - What is Bonneville Football Academy?
    4:00 - How did Bonneville Football come about?
    5:00 - Valley State Football Coach
    7:00 - Coach Bonneville…Soccer Star?
    9:00 - Played for Chicago Rush Arena football
    10:00 - Mike Ditka treatment
    11:00 - Bethune-Cookman Alumni
    13:00 - Good Hands over Good Feet as a WR
    17:00 - How we recruit players
    19:00 - Invest in your body and recovery
    22:00 - Football Intelligence, Character References
    23:00 - Culture creates winning
    26:00 - Coach B shares an personal story
    29:00 - Bonneville Academy Values
    31:00 - Have to be Coachable
    34:00 - Multiple sport athletes are built different
    36:00 - One Sport focus is bad for athletes
    39:00 - Visit Coach Bonneville Academy Online
    41:00 - Take ACT/ SAT as a freshman

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    • 46 min
    Season 2: Episode 5 Christina McDonald, ATX Personal Trainer

    Season 2: Episode 5 Christina McDonald, ATX Personal Trainer

    Thank you for stopping by Down The Line presented by Varsity Sports Spotlight.

    DTL Podcast Host Roy Austin and Co-Host Chris Padilla are back to bring you more conversations with Christina McDonald - ATX Transformational Coach and Personal Trainer. 

    Enjoy the show. 

    Talk to you soon, down the line. Thank you for the support. 

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    Welcome Back for Season Two
    1:00 - Lots of dogs 
    2:00 - Training since 2011
    4:00 - Why I Coach
    5:00 - Dallas vs Houston rivalry 
    7:00 - Christina gives a Texas history lesson 
    9:00 - Roy looks like a 500 year old ancestor 
    11:00 - Manga Cum Laude College graduate 
    13:00 - Authenticity Matters 
    16:00 - What makes a good coach?
    18:00 - Functional Training 
    21:00 - Training for SWAT officers 
    23:00 - More about Training

    Movie of the week in honor of Christina and personal training.

    Training Day - Featuring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawk.

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    • 33 min
    Season 2: Episode Four - Ricardo Ortega of MLB Trash Talkers

    Season 2: Episode Four - Ricardo Ortega of MLB Trash Talkers

    Thank you for stopping by Down The Line presented by Varsity Sports Spotlight.

    DTL Podcast Host Roy Austin and Co-Host Chris Padilla are back to bring you more conversations with Ricardo Ortega of MLB Trash Talkers.

    Enjoy the show.

    Talk to you soon, down the line. Thank you for the support.

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    Welcome Back for Season Two

    1:00 - Lifetime Padres Baseball Fan
    3:00 - Fernando Tatis a liability at Short Stop
    5:00 - 2017 Astros Champions Swag
    7:00 - Houston sports fans are fair weather
    9:00 - Baseball Tickets prices are Up
    11:00 - A Reds fans tried to beat up Roy
    14:00 - Dodger stadium is dangerous
    16:00 - Baseball is perfect
    20:00 - MLB is missing out on fan experience
    22:00 - MLB robo umps are trash
    24:00 - LA Dodgers thriving in community
    28:00 - San Diego Padres No Hitter
    30:00 - Golden Chick over Raising Canes
    34:00 - MLB Lockout, Walker Buehler
    37:00 - MLB lockout raises ballpark prices
    41:00 - Las Vegas Raiders
    43:00 - Tropicana Field sucks
    46:00 - Astros, Minute Maid need to open roof
    48:00 - Follow MLB Trash Talkers

    Movie of the week in honor of Ricardo and the MLB lockout.

    Major League - The 1989 Sports Comedy.

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    • 50 min
    Season 2: Episode Three - Nyegel Cardenas ATX Fast

    Season 2: Episode Three - Nyegel Cardenas ATX Fast

    Thank you for stopping by Down The Line presented by Varsity Sports Spotlight.

    DTL Podcast Host Roy Austin and Co-Host Chris Padilla are back to bring you more conversations with the Founder of ATX Fast, Nyegel Cardenas.

    Enjoy the show. Talk to you soon, down the line.

    Thank you for the support.

    Follow  Roy and Chris  on Instagram @VSSPODCAST and @VSSREPLAY

    Welcome Back for Season Two

    1:00 - A Good Omen
    2:00 - Zacatecas, Mexico roots First Generation Hispanic
    3:00 - Grew up in Military family mostly Japan, England
    4:00 - Global Perspective makes a good coach
    6:00 - Coach thought he the was Japanese
    9:00 - Cultural Integration to the USA
    11:00 - Transition from Soccer to American sports was hard for a preteen
    13:00 - Hardball, Hardest Part of Life is showing up
    14:00 - Vista Ridge High-school, Leander, TX
    17:00 - Recruiting 101, be D1 on and off the field.
    20:00 - Air Force helped Coach grow by kicking his butt
    23:00 - A good coach wakes up your drive
    27:00 - Struggles shaped my mission
    32:00 - ATX Fast staff rundown
    39:00 - ATX Fast is doing great work
    42:00 - 7 on 7 football rules explained
    46:00 - ATX Fast teaching players how to network
    48:00 - Inclusive, Diverse, Football Community 

    Movie of the week in honor of Coach Nyegel and football greatness.

    Available Now - American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story

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    • 49 min
    Season 2: Episode Two - Billy Pinckney "The Bat Boy"

    Season 2: Episode Two - Billy Pinckney "The Bat Boy"

    Thank you for stopping by Down The Line presented by Varsity Sports Spotlight.

    DTL Podcast Host Roy Austin and Co-Host Chris Padilla are back to bring you more conversations with Billy Pinckney about all things baseball.

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    Talk to you soon, down the line. Thank you for the support.

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    Welcome Back for Season Two!

    1:00 - Welcome Billy

    3:00 - From Bat Boy to Content Creator/Player Procurement

    4:00 - Baseball is a fraternity

    5:00 - The MLB lockout sucks

    8:00- Hard to Make a Living in Baseball

    12:00 - Angels GM Perry Minaisan is all business; like the rest of baseball

    14:00 - No elevator to the top, only stairs 

    15:00 - Robot Umpires in Baseball 🤖

    17:00 - Robot Umpires favor the pitcher

    19:00 - Robots are ruin the role of a baseball umpire

    20:00 - Steroids in Baseball

    22:00 - Billy has valid HOF points on David Ortiz

    24:00 - Mark McGuire, Sammy Sosa, Pete Rose, Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds belong in baseball’s HOF

    27:00 - MLB lockout will delay season

    29:00 - Have you been to Austin, TX?

    31:00 - Pinckney Prospects

    34:00 - Success is day by day


    Movie of the week in honor of Billy and independent baseball leagues.

    Netflix - The Battered Bastards of Baseball


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    • 35 min
    Season 2: Episode One - Super Bowl Launch

    Season 2: Episode One - Super Bowl Launch

    Thank you for stopping by Down The Line presented by Varsity Sports Spotlight.

    Host Roy Austin and Co-Host Chris Padilla are back to bring you more conversations with people who are making a difference in community sports.

    Enjoy the show. 

    Talk to you soon, down the line. Thank you for the support. 
    Follow  Roy and Chris  on Instagram @VSSPODCAST and @VSSREPLAY

    Welcome Back for Season Two! 
    1:00 - Recap Season One

    3:00 - The Weight of Gold ( VSS watchlist on HBO Sports)

    7:00 - Life of an Olympic Athlete is Tough, unless you are NBA player

    10:00 - Nic Harris, Mike Taylor,  Coach Bo Lucero, Savannah Foster - Athletes First

    12:00 - Super Bowl Talk

    14:00 - We are sidetracked, all conversation goes back to the Cowboys

    16:00 - Super Bowl Position Breakdown

    20:00 - Bengals Draft Picks making a difference 

    22:00 - RB matchups - Joe Mixon is a flat-out baller

    25:00 - WR matchups - Cooper Kupp is special 

    28:00 - Joe Burrow is scary good

    30:00 - Super Bowl Picks

    To be featured on Down The Line contact the podcast team on social media or email downtheline@vsspotlight.com. 
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    • 34 min

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