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I’m a 37 year old guy luckily married to a beautiful woman and a proud father of 4 awesome children; 3 boys and a princess.

I’m a 37 year old guy luckily married to a beautiful woman and a proud father of 4 awesome children; 3 boys and a princess.
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I’m a 37 year old guy luckily married to a beautiful woman and a proud father of 4 awesome children; 3 boys and a princess.




#110 Clint Emerson

Episode 110 Clint Emerson is a retired Navy SEAL & First Class Father who spent twenty years conducting special ops all over the world while attached to SEAL Teams (including the elite SEAL Team SIX) and the National Security Agency (NSA). Utilizing an array of practical skills he developed to protect himself while at home and abroad, he created Violent Nomad—a personal, non-kinetic capture/kill program cataloguing the skills necessary to defend against any predator or crisis. I am honored...


#57 Alcoholism (Re-Release)

Episode 57 (Re-Release) Alcoholism has been a major obstacle in my life. I talked about it back in Episode 57 which I unpublished because of a name I shouldn’t have mentioned in the episode. I am re-releasing it today as I mark 7 months of sobriety. I understand that the Holiday Times are difficult for many of you who struggle with alcohol as well so I hope by sharing my experience it can help somebody out there. Please enjoy this rebroadcast from June when I was 30 days into recovery....


#109 Sid Rosenberg

Episode 109 Sid Rosenberg is one of the most celebrated names in Sports Broadcasting. He has worked with the best of the best the industry has to offer and has hosted programs on WFAN, WNEW, WABC and many others. He is currently the co-host of Bernie & Sid In The Morning. You can also catch him on The Sid Sports Sunday show. You can check out his morning show here - And his sports show here - Become a supporter of...


#108 Peanut

Episode 108 Peanut is the nickname we gave our youngest son who turns 8 years old today and he is my very special guest on the podcast. He has been dying to join me for an episode and there is no better time than on his Birthday! Please enjoy a few minutes with my son, Aiden, who always makes me feel like a First Class Father! Become a supporter of this podcast:


#107 Evan Hafer

Episode 107 Evan Hafer is a Former Green Beret who started Black Rifle Coffee Company to provide a high-quality, roast-to-order, coffee to the pro-2A and veteran communities. Between deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, he was working to refine both his coffee roasting and his firearms skills. He have spent over a decade researching coffee, refining his roast profiles, and drinking what he roasted. Black Rifle Coffee Company is quite literally the combination of his two favorite passions but...


#106 Sean Whalen

Episode 106 Sean Whalen is a First Class Father, entrepreneur, public speaker, podcaster, business coach, and the founder of LIONS NOT SHEEP. Sean's viral social media posts have been engaged with over 800,000,000 times, and he speaks at business and marketing events with the likes of Gary Vaynerchuk, sharing his story of success, divorce, suicide, and how telling the truth both personally and in business not only saved his life but gave him the opportunity to build a globally recognized...


#105 Troy Brown

Episode 105 Troy Brown is today’s guest on First Class Fatherhood. He is a First Class Father & Former Professional Body Builder known as Duracell due to his iron will and never say die training attitude. He won the Gravesend classic heavy weight tittle & overall champion in 2005. He was a Two time UKBFF heavyweight west midlands champion (2005-2006) Troy has a solid presence on social media and is dedicated to inspire men to get Healthy, Lean & Jacked! You can find Troy on Instagram -...


#104 Miguel Garcia

Episode 104 Miguel Garcia is a First Class Father of 15 children! He is a loyal listener & big time fan of the podcast. He joins me today to talk about his fatherhood journey and all dads can stand to learn something from this seasoned father & grandfather. It was a pleasure for me to have the opportunity to bring another supporter of First Class Fatherhood on the Podcast. Please enjoy this Episode and share it with every dad in your contact list! Sharing is Caring! Become a supporter of...


#103 Shane Freestone

Episode 103 Shane Freestone is a First Class Father and a Loyal Listener of the Podcast. He joins me today to talk about his fatherhood experience and share his thoughts about First Class Fatherhood. Shane is a U.S. Veteran and Host of “My Dads Podcast” Please enjoy today’s Episode and for more information on Shane Freestone please visit - Become a supporter of this podcast:


Conclave Of Warriors Collection

Conclave Of Warriors Special Edition Collection. On December 1st & 2nd in Miami, Florida, there will be a powerful event with seven warrior minded, successful men called The Conclave Of Warriors. I was fortunate to interview all seven speakers & First Class Fathers and have put them all together in this Special Edition. You will be hearing from: Rafa Conde, Ray Cash Care, Bedros Keuilian, Brent Gleeson, Jay Dobyns, Jason Redman & Brad Lea. For information and tickets to the event please...


#102 Max Martini

Episode 102 Max Martini is a First Class Father and a very talented actor, writer & producer. He has starred in blockbuster movies such as Saving Private Ryan, Captain Phillips, Pacific Rim, 13 Hours The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi and so many others. His new movie Sgt. Will Gardner drops in January with a high % of the proceeds going to help our veterans. Please follow or...


#101 Jason Schechterle

Episode 101 Jason Schechterle is a First Class Father who is an Air Force Veteran and Former Police Officer from Phoenix Arizona. On March 26th 2001, a taxi cab traveling over 100mph smashed into his patrol car which exploded on impact. Miraculously Jason survived the blast but suffered severe burns to over 40% of his body. His recovery was a long fought battle to overcome so many challenges. His story is one of the most inspirational ones you will ever hear and I am honored to have him on...


#100 Ed Mylett

Episode 100 Ed Mylett is a global keynote speaker on peak performance and is considered one the most inspiring speakers of our time. He is also the host of the critically acclaimed and top-rated podcast MAXOUT with Ed Mylett. Ed has been sought after, and privately mentored many of the top professional athletes, entertainers and business executives in the world for over two decades. He is considered the success and fulfillment whisperer for elite achievers in helping them to perform at...



HIGHLIGHTS OF 100 is a Special Edition Podcast to celebrate the upcoming 100th Episode of First Class Fatherhood. I share some of the awesome advice given by high profile dads over the last 99 episodes. Thank you for listening and continuing to show support for this podcast. Fatherhood Rocks & Family Values Rule! Become a supporter of this podcast:


#99 Ryan Michler

Episode 99 Ryan Michler is a husband, father, Iraqi Combat Veteran, and the Founder of Order of Man. Ryan grew up without a permanent father figure and has seen first-hand how a lack of strong, ambitious, self-sufficient men has impacted society today. He believes many of the world's most complicated problems could be solved if men everywhere learned how to be better husbands, fathers, businessmen, and community leaders. It has now become his life's mission to help men across the planet step...


#98 Bedros Keuilian

Episode 98 Bedros Keuilian is a high performance coach, speaker, and business consultant. He's the founder and CEO of Fit Body Boot Camp, a two time Inc. 5000 listed business and one of the nation’s fastest growing franchises, and an investor in over a dozen companies ranging from software, digital media agencies, and educational and consulting services. He's known as the hidden genius that entrepreneurs, best-selling authors, and thought leaders turn to when they want to quickly scale their...


#97 David Meltzer

Episode 97 David Meltzer is the Co-Founder and CEO of Sports 1 Marketing and S1Media House. He's a two-time #1 best-selling author and has been named a Top 10 Keynote Speaker by Forbes and Entrepreneur. Marshall Goldsmith has recognized Dave as a Top 100 Business Coach and he currently is an advisory board member to over 45 companies and charities. Dave is the executive producer and host to Entrepreneur's original show, Elevator Pitch, and host of the Top 5 business podcast, The Playbook. He...


#96 John James

Episode 96 John James is a husband, father, combat veteran and businessman. He is a pro-life, pro-Second Amendment, pro-business conservative who has demonstrated energetic leadership, clarity of vision and a passion for service from the battlefield to the boardroom. John’s lived the American Dream and wants to protect that Dream for future generations. Please Enjoy this Episode and Share it with every Dad you know. Find out more about First Class Father John James here:...


#95 Mike Ritland

Episode 95 Mike Ritland is a Former Navy SEAL, Best Selling Author, K-9 Training Expert & Host of ‘Mike Drop’ and he is my Guest on today’s podcast. After his military service, Mike founded Trikos International, which specializes in providing working K9s to a multitude of clients. He now has over 15 years experience in importing, breeding, raising, and training multiple breeds of working dogs. With his unique training approach, Ritland has trained thousands of working dogs for real-world...


#94 Jeff Utsch

Episode 94 Jeff Utsch is my Guest on today’s podcast. Jeff has been teaching Navy SEALs how to swim for over 20 years. He graduated from University of Arizona in 1991 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering, where he also served as captain of the Swim Team. During his swimming carrer, Jeff was a member of the US National Team 1984-87, Top 10 World Rankings 1984-1988, and NCAA All-American in 1988. Using the skills he developed as an All-American swimmer and Captain of the...