The Hope Athletics Orange and Blue Podcast

The Hope Athletics Orange and Blue Podcast

Latest Episodes

Baseball Coach Stu Fritz: Hope Athletics Podcast
March 11, 2021

Baseball has been a central part of Stu Fritz’s life as long as he can remember. From family vacations to St. Louis Cardinals games growing up in Iowa to 28 seasons as Hope College’s baseball coach

Softball Coach Mary VandeHoef: Hope Athletics Podcast
March 05, 2021

Head coach Mary VandeHoef is eager to lead her Hope College softball team on the field again. After 364 days since their last games, she is poised to get the chance to compete with the Flying Dutch

Men’s Lacrosse Coach Michael Schanhals: Hope Athletics Podcast
February 27, 2021

All these years later, Michael Schanhals '91, Hope College's men's lacrosse coach, still shakes his head about how his coaching career began. He recalls visiting a friend in his old dorm room at Ho

Women’s Lacrosse Coach Keagan Pontious: Hope Athletics Podcast
February 18, 2021

For years, Keagan Pontious picked up a lacrosse stick and instinctively knew exactly what to do — at an elite level, too. Now, as coach of the Hope College women’s lacrosse team, the former NCAA Di

Tennis Coach Bob Cawood: Hope Athletics Podcast
February 11, 2021

Bob Cawood '13 relishes the repetitive sound of a tennis ball being launched into play and then returned. He's missing hearing it in a competitive setting at Hope College. Cawood is optimistic that

Football Coach Peter Stuursma and Senior Joey Stark: Hope Athletics Podcast:
January 24, 2021

Hope College football coach Peter Stuursma and senior quarterback Joey Stark discuss on the Orange and Blue Hope Athletics Podcast this week's decision that the program will focus on preparing for the

Track and Field Coach Kevin Cole: Hope Athletics Podcast:
January 22, 2021

Track and field head coach Kevin Cole ‘88 enjoyed the opportunity to see a small group of his Hope College student-athletes compete indoors last weekend. In the first athletic event of the school y

Director of Athletics Tim Schoonveld: Hope Athletics Podcast:
January 12, 2021

As Hope College approaches the start of a new semester and the tipoff of its first athletic event in 10 months, Director of Athletics Tim Schoonveld ‘96 is busy juggling a multitude of important tasks

Women’s Basketball Coach Brian Morehouse: Hope Athletics Podcast
November 20, 2020

Brian Morehouse is reminded to be grateful every time he steps on the basketball court at DeVos Fieldhouse. Hope College women's basketball coach is surrounded by greatness that extends well beyond

Men’s Basketball Coach Greg Mitchell: Hope Athletics Podcast
November 12, 2020

Greg Mitchell's love of basketball and family courses through him now just like they did when he was a child. Amid challenging times, the Hope College men's basketball coach is leaning on both pass