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Tameka Jameson with Special Guest Takecia Jameson #79

Coffee and a Mike

Release Date: 09/18/2019

Patrick Reagan #141 show art Patrick Reagan #141

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Patrick Reagan runs professionally for HOKA One One and GU Energy Labs. He won the 2019 USATF 100 Mile Trail Championships at the Brazos Bend 100 and broke the course record. Also in 2019, he finished 8th at the Western States 100. In his debut at the 100 Mile distance, Reagan won the Javelina Jundred 100 Mile Endurance run and bested the course record by 29 minutes in 2017. He has now won the Javelina Jundred 100 Mile Endurance Run 3 years in a row.

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Michael LaMarca #140 show art Michael LaMarca #140

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Michael LaMarca owner and operator of Master Pizza Franchise in Cleveland, Ohio.  He comes on the podcast to discuss growing up in northeast Ohio, how he went from owning one restaurant to recently opening up his twelfth location, what it is like to win pizza competitions both nationally and internationally, and how he is navigating his business thru this pandemic.

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Clint Musser #139 show art Clint Musser #139

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Clint Musser, currently an assistant wrestling coach at Cleveland State University. He comes on the podcast to discuss how he got introduced to the sport, wrestling as a kid in north Akron, being a three time state champ at Walsh Jesuit, the classic Walsh Jesuit-St. Ed’s wrestling rivalry, a two time All-American at Penn State University and how he was able to pull himself out of a downward spiral.

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Vanessa Fraser, a Standford Alumni and member of the Bowerman Track Club (BTC) comes on the podcast to discuss when she ran a PR and the second-fastest U.S. 5,000-meter time ever recorded indoors in February earlier this year.  We also talk how she is recovering from her most recent surgery, rom-coms, cognitive neuroscience and why she should start her own podcast.   

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Alex Alex "Al Diddy" Cooper #137

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Alex "Al Diddy" Cooper, boxing coach for StrongStyle Gym in Cleveland, Ohio and UFC Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, . He comes on the podcast to discuss how he has managed to train during the pandemic, working with Marcus Marinelli on preparations for the trilogy fight between Stipe and Daniel Cormier on August 15th, Amanda Nunes, Frances Ngannou, and some of his other UFC fighters which includes Jeff Hughes and Aleksa Camur.

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Katherine Shai #136 show art Katherine Shai #136

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Katherine Shai is a University World Champion, 6x National Team Member for USA Wrestling and Team USA. Also 2012, 2016 Olympic Alternate and a Tokyo 2021 Olympic Hopeful. She comes on the podcast to discuss her upbringing, how life has changed during the pandemic, and how she uses her platform to inspire people specifically with her blog LuchaFit, a sports education blog platform to empower women and girls in mind, body, spirit, and sport.

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Jarred Cornfield #135 show art Jarred Cornfield #135

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Jarred Cornfield  is an assistant coach for cross country and track and field of Northern Arizona University.  He comes on the podcast to discuss how he got into coaching, what it is like winning multiple national titles, assisting head coach Mike Smith and what kind of impact he looks to have on his athletes.

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Meghan Slavin #134 show art Meghan Slavin #134

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Meghan Slavin is a physical therapist and ultra runner. She comes on the podcast to discuss how she got into running, her first 100 mile race at Javelina Jundred, what it is like being coached by James Bonnett and being the first female to complete fastest known time (FKT) of the Hole-to-Hump. It is a run that starts at the Grand Canyon (elevation - 2500’) and ends at the summit of Mt. Humphreys (elevation - 12,633’-Arizona’s highest point) covering over 70 miles with a time of just over twenty one h

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Caleb Schiff Pizzicletta #133 show art Caleb Schiff Pizzicletta #133

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Caleb Schiff, owner of Pizzicletta in Flagstaff, Arizona comes back on the podcast to discuss how he has navigated thru the pandemic both personally and with his business. How he adopted the “adapt or die” mentality, got innovative with new ideas, ended a collaboration and started a new one.

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Deron and Melissa Ruse #132 show art Deron and Melissa Ruse #132

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Deron and Melissa Ruse are both ultra runners.  They come on the podcast to discuss being coached by James Bonnett, Melissa’s photography business Sweet M Images, Deron’s recent accomplishment of the Fearsome Four which included four peaks, 71.77 miles with 14,563ft of ascent in 16 hours and 48 minutes in Flagstaff, AZ.

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Tameka Jameson is a Nigerian track and field athlete. She was the ACC 400 meter Champion, the NACAC 4 by 400 meter relay Champion, runner up in the 400 meter hurdles , 2016 IAAF Worlds Indoor finalist, 2016 African Champa bronze medalist and is a 2020 Olympic hopeful. Tameka also is a mother of one, enjoys spending time with her family including her identical twin sister Takecia who was a special guest on the show.