Jill on the Hill
Summary: Saint Joseph's University Director of Athletics Jill Bodensteiner discusses Hawk sports and more in this podcast straight from Hawk Hill. Each week, Jill talks with an alum in the greater sports world, a coach and/or player on campus, and offers thoughts on an issue of the day.
Frank Gumienny '94, senior VP and CFO of the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles, talks about how the NFL has changed in his career and how special it was to win the big game; women's basketball head coach Cindy Griffin and senior guard Kristalyn Baisden look ahead to the A10 schedule and talk about team personalities; Jill advocates for education in college athletics to prevent domestic violence.
Kelly Flanagan '06, '12 (MBA), CFO of the Jacksonville Jaguars, talks about how she got a dream job in her hometown and camaraderie in the NFL; men's basketball head coach Phil Martelli and redshirt second year forward Charlie Brown Jr. discuss the young season and setting goals; Jill weighs whether athletics directors should attend practices.
Detroit Pistons guard Langston Galloway talks about basketball and sneakers; men's soccer coach Don D'Ambra and midfielder Derek MacKinnon visit; Jill reflects on recent recruiting violations in college basketball.
Washington Mystics guard and SJU alumna Natasha Cloud talks about preparation and leadership; cross country senior Lindsey Oremus and coach Melody O'Reilly drop in; Jill discusses new transfer rules and their potential impact.
Hawk legend and recent graduate Jameer Nelson calls in to talk about his college and pro mentors and what inspired him to finish school; men's cross country coach Mike Glavin and grad student Collin Crilly talk about long runs; Jill talks about the implications of legalized sports betting.
Mike Bantom '73 shares memories of his college and Olympic career and thoughts on the NBA today; Field Hockey coach Lynn Farquhar and forward Anna Willocks talk about preparation, leadership and their national ranking; Jill talks about the "one and done" rule and its effect on college athletes.
Jill welcomes guest host Avery Marz and talks with coach of the defending national women's basketball champion Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Muffet McGraw '77. Then, Jill and Avery sit down with SJU women's soccer coach Jess Mannella and senior goalkeeper Grace Bendon. Finally, Jill shares her thoughts on the state of women in college coaching.