Bregman's Podcast

Sports & Recreation Podcasts

I am fortunate to know so many incredible people - through this podcast, I'm challenging myself to meet more people who are making the world a better place. From inspirational speakers to incredible entrepreneurs, celebrities, and athletes - my guests are leaving their mark on this world in a big way.


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I am fortunate to know so many incredible people - through this podcast, I'm challenging myself to meet more people who are making the world a better place. From inspirational speakers to incredible entrepreneurs, celebrities, and athletes - my guests are leaving their mark on this world in a big way.






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#1 Pick Spencer Torkelson Shares Hitting Advice (S2, E3)

Happy to host the 2020 #1 pick in the MLB draft, Spencer Torkelson. Spencer shares his draft day experience, his workout routines, and hitting mechanics.


Nelson Cruz Shares Secrets to Hitting Bombs (S2, E2)

Nelson Cruz hit 41 home-runs for the Minnesota Twins last year. He’s a six-time All-Star & three-time Silver Slugger who knows how to hit well & consistently. Cruz joined me for Episode 2 to share his approach to hitting, tips & drills, and advice for young players who want to become baseball highlight machines. Learn more about Nelson Cruz


Francisco Lindor Shares Switch Hitting Tips & Drills (S2, E1)

Francisco "Mr. Smile" Lindor is a two-time Silver Slugger recipient and a switch-hitter for the Cleveland Indians. Lindor shares hitting tips, drills, and his approach to hitting in the MLB. Episode 1 in a new Season 2 slated to bring you the best hitters (past & present) in the MLB. Lots of great content for competitive athletes looking to improve their game.


#10 Shane Hanchey - Professional Tie Down Roper

With a world championship, 10 NFR qualifications, and over $1.5 million in career earnings, Shane Hanchey has little left on his bucket list. For the past 11 years, he has put on his producer hat for the Shane Hanchey Invitational. He is always looking for ways to preserve and grow the sport. Shane’s love of the sport inspired him to help cowboys tell their stories. He is one of the founding members of The Cowboy Journal, a digital magazine that is all about the people involved in rodeo in...


#9 Anthony Ianni - Autistic Former D1 Athlete On a Mission to Stop Bullying

Anthony Ianni, of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, is one of the most sought after anti-bullying motivational speakers in the region. Not only did he earn his Bachelor’s Degree from Michigan State University in Sociology he is the first known athlete with autism to play Big 10 basketball. Anthony played for legendary coach Tom Izzo while at MSU. He won two Big Ten Championships, a Big Ten Tournament Title, was the recipient of the 2011 Tim Bograkos Walk On Award and the 2012 Unsung...


#8 Ryan Holiday - Bestselling Author & Speaker

Alex Bregman & Reagan Howard co-host Ryan Holiday - RYAN HOLIDAY is the bestselling author of Trust Me, I’m Lying; The Obstacle Is the Way; Ego Is the Enemy; Conspiracy and other books about marketing, culture, and the human condition. His work has been translated into over 30 languages and has appeared everywhere from the New York Times to Fast Company. His company, Brass Check, has advised companies such as Google, TASER, and Complex, as well as multiplatinum musicians and some of the...


#7 Kelley James - The Musician With Amazing Improvisation Skills

Kelley James is an American singer/entertainer that has performed over 1,600 shows including private shows for Steph Curry, Tom Brady, Derek Jeter, Tiger Woods as well as multiple Fortune 100 companies such as AT&T, Dell, Delta, and more. Kelley's talent lies in is his uncanny ability to improvise songs on the spot and incorporate the audience in a way that delivers a unique experience for each performance that cannot be replicated.


#6 Jeffrey Marx - Pulitzer Prize Winner & Keynote Speaker

Jeffrey Marx is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, New York Times bestselling author, and popular keynote speaker. In 1986, at the age of 23, he became the youngest-ever winner of the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. Then came other journalism awards – including the National Headliner and the Green Eyeshade – and Marx's first magazine project landed his work on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Since then, Marx has written six books, including the New York Times bestsellers...


#5 Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson - Fight-night Nerves, Cutting Weight, & Family Ties to MMA

Stephen Randall Thompson (born February 11, 1983) is an American professional mixed martial artist, who currently fights as a welterweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is a former full-contact kickboxer and was undefeated through 37 amateur and 58 professional kickboxing matches. Thompson is widely regarded as one of the most accomplished strikers in UFC history. He has trained with former UFC Welterweight Georges St-Pierre and currently trains with his brother-in-law, former...


#4 Chad Porter: Motivational Speaker, Best-Selling Author, Difference Maker

Experience how a young boy overcomes a horrific tragedy to not only survive but to defy all odds and turn, what most would find insurmountable, into a life of inspiring people across the globe for over 20 years. He was the lead Motivational Speaker in the former Zig Ziglar International Team. Chad can touch an individual or group in ways that most motivational speakers cannot. His anecdotes and teachings are responsive to all ages, lifestyles, and interests.


#3 Rob Mendez: The H.S. Football Coach With No Arms or Legs Inspiring Millions

Mendez was born with tetra-amelia syndrome, which left him without arms or legs. Mendez didn’t allow his differences to limit him, though, and developed a passion for coaching by learning the game of football by playing Madden video games. With a dream of one day becoming a head football coach, Mendez worked for years as an assistant at various schools, until he was finally given the opportunity he’d been working for. Mendez took over as the coach for Prospect High’s JV team and led his...


#2 Dr. Myron Rolle: NFL Player Turned Neurosurgeon on the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Myron Rolle (born October 30, 1986) is a Bahamian American neurosurgery resident and retired football safety. He played college football at Florida State and was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He attended the Florida State University College of Medicine and is a neurosurgery resident at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital. Born in Houston, TX, and is on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.


#1 Inky Johnson: Injured Collegiate Athlete Turned Motivational Speaker

Alex hosts Inky Johnson - an American motivational speaker and former college football player. His football career ended in 2006 at the University of Tennessee with an injury that permanently paralyzed his right arm. Johnson went on to study psychology and is now a motivational speaker at schools, community centers, and ceremonies throughout the United States. He has been the keynote speaker at numerous events, including the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony.