16 episodes

Starting At Faith: Created by the owner of UFAITH Hoops, Jordan Smith. Starting at Faith is your #1 weekly source of spiritual motivation through God as we highlight the game of basketball. We will feature some of the top basketball players in the world as they share career and personal experiences, but most importantly how all success starts at Faith. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast and visit our website at www.ufaithhoops.com. Follow us on all social media handles @ufaithhoops.

Starting at Faith UFAITH Hoops

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    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

Starting At Faith: Created by the owner of UFAITH Hoops, Jordan Smith. Starting at Faith is your #1 weekly source of spiritual motivation through God as we highlight the game of basketball. We will feature some of the top basketball players in the world as they share career and personal experiences, but most importantly how all success starts at Faith. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast and visit our website at www.ufaithhoops.com. Follow us on all social media handles @ufaithhoops.

    Special Guest: Toddrick Gotcher

    Special Guest: Toddrick Gotcher

    Current 5th year professional basketball player Toddrick Gotcher joins us on ‘Starting at Faith.’

    The Dallas, Texas native has had plenty of success with the game of basketball since his high school days; talents he took with him to college at Texas Tech University. After going undrafted to the NBA in 2016, Gotcher used his faith and strong foundation with God to press on into a solid professional career as he currently plays in Greece’s top division with Charilaos Trikoupis.

    As a believer, Gotcher identifies the many positive results of keeping faith involved not just in his career, but in life as well.

    • 10 min
    Special Guest: Kelvin Martin

    Special Guest: Kelvin Martin

    Current 9th year professional basketball player Kelvin Martin joins the podcast and offers many great perspectives on his success route with the game of basketball, having faith through his journey and much more!

    Martin is currently playing with Dolomiti Energia Trento in Italy. He played his collegiate basketball at Charleston Southern University and has won a championship in Europe back in 2019. These are all accomplishments of his which he credits to his faith and consistent work.

    The Adel, Georgia native has come from humble beginnings which he currently uses with his nonprofit organization “Rare Heart” hosting and sponsoring many events for his hometown.

    • 35 min
    Special Guest: Coach John Mosley

    Special Guest: Coach John Mosley

    Coach John Mosley joins the podcast and discusses his basketball journey as a player and coach, strong relationship with God and experience of being apart of Netflix’s Last Chance U Series.

    Mosley has coached at California State Bakersfield, Master’s University and has had plenty of opportunities to become at Division 1 head coach, but he believes it was God’s plan that led him back to his alma mater, East Los Angeles College.

    Being someone who has been involved with the game of basketball for a great time now, he offers tons of insightful information for both players and coaches in this episode.

    Special thanks to Coach Mosley and the Netflix team for setting this interview up!

    • 24 min
    Special Guest: Joe Thomasson

    Special Guest: Joe Thomasson

    Current 5th year professional basketball player Joe Thomasson joins the podcast and discusses how aspects of faith and prayer have been essential in his career.

    The Dayton native comes from very humble beginnings, but offers insight of how even smaller beginnings can achieve much success through belief, hard work and perseverance.

    Stay updated with Thomasson as he finishes his current season with Gilboa Galil in the Israel Winner League!

    • 22 min
    Special Guest: Alex Johnson

    Special Guest: Alex Johnson

    Current professional basketball player Alex Johnson joins the podcast and discusses his relationship with God impacting his basketball career and life.

    Johnson has had a very successful 8 year professional career up to this point spending time in Canada, Romania, Chile, Ecuador and the NBA G-League. 

    Through his many achievements and experiences on and off the court, he offers great information on the importance of keeping God involved in everything you do.

    • 17 min
    Special Guest: Kenny Hayes

    Special Guest: Kenny Hayes

    Dayton, Ohio legend and current veteran professional basketball player Kenny Hayes joins us and talks about his journey with the game of basketball.

    Kenny has had a very successful professional career. From playing in the NBA G-League, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Spain, France, China and currently Turkey in his 11th season he’s always identified a strong work ethic as reasoning behind his success. 

    Hayes is also the owner of the 9Teen Way Foundation which he’s used to host a charity basketball game and give back to the community.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

LindaTrice ,

Awesome Podcast!

Excited to hear this young man profess his love and gratitude to his mom and especially to the Lord! I’m encouraging everyone especially young people, whether you play ball or not, tune in and get this word!

tailoredhair ,

You are unmatched!

I’m excited to hear how God has transformed your life and the life of others who love the sport of basketball.

Keep going! Your obedience to God will bless the lives of those who listen and come across your brand. You give hope to others🙌🏼

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