Al's real name is Allen Ray Sarven. He is a well-known figure in the Professional Wrestling industry, BOTH as a performer, trainer & now promoter!

Al Snow

Retired Professional Wrestler/Co-Owner-Ohio Valley Wrestling

Interviewed: 02-23-2024

Hailing from the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, & now calls Taylors, South Carolina home! But what sets him apart isn't just his hometown – it's his incredible journey!

Steve (MOBY) Leitch

Adventure/Ultra Swimmer

Interviewed: 10-20-2023

an accomplished sports journalist, TV host, & media personality-recognized for her expertise in sports broadcasting. With her skills she developed a passion for sports early on & cultivated her love for football=mainly NFL!

Kay Adams

American Sportscaster/TV Personality

Interviewed: 05-06-2023

Ingram has enjoyed a highly successful career, which includes a Heisman Trophy win in college & multiple NFL Pro Bowls.

Mark Ingram II

American (NFL)-professional football player

Interviewed: 05-06-2023

an American former professional football player, widely considered 1 of grtst. running backs in National Football League (NFL) history, playing primarily for Dallas Cowboys/Arizona Cardinals.

Emmitt Smith

American (NFL)-retired professional football player

Interviewed: 05-06-2023

American businessman & philanthropist, best known as owner of Gallery Furniture-a retail furniture chain based in Houston, TX. He has garnered fame for his entrepreneurial acumen & community service efforts!

Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale

American Businessman & Philanthropist

Interviewed: 05-06-2023

Aaron's story began in 1985 when, at 12, a snowmobiling accident changed his life forever. The accident left him paralyzed from the waist down, presenting challenges that would have overwhelmed lesser souls. But in Aaron, the spark of resilience was ignited.

Aaron Pike

Paralympian Champion/Athlete

Interviewed: 05-06-2023

She charted a remarkable journey that defies the odds & inspires the world. From the challenges of a traumatic childhood to becoming a Paralympian champion, Oksana's life story is a testament to the power of resilience & indomitable human spirit.

Oksana Masters

Paralympian Champion/Athlete

Interviewed: 05-06-2023

An American former professional basketball player, & team member of winning 2013 NCAA Championship Univ. of Louisville team. After Retiring, he became a sports analyst for ESPN & ACC Network

Luke Hancock

Frmr. Pro Basketball Player/Sports Analyst

Interviewed: 05-06-2023

Marcus is a Swedish professional racing driver. He competes in the NTT IndyCar Series, driving the No. 8 Honda for Chip Ganassi Racing, & is the 2022 Indianapolis 500 winner. Ericsson previously competed in Formula One between 2014 & 2018.

Marcus Ericsson

Indy 500 Race Car Winner

Interviewed: 05-06-2023

American Sportswriter, Pundit, & TV Analyst primarily covering the National Football League (NFL).

Ian Rapoport

American Journalist/Sportswriter & NFL Network TV Analyst

Interviewed: 05-06-2023

She qualified for Team USA taking her to Croatia, Prague, & Switzerland. After graduating, Leah became a professional figure skater with Holiday on Ice touring in Europe. She then became a Certified Personal Trainer back in the USA & started her own online fitness business.

Leah Travisano

Professional Figure Skater, Personal Trainer, Online Health Coach & Make-Up Artist

Interviewed: 07-30-2021

Tawanda is a native of Zimbabwe, but has become an American immigrant success story! His favorite saying is that he enjoys mentoring young professionals to grow their wings “so they too can fly.”

Tawanda Chitapa

Zimbabwean Immigrant & American Healthcare I.T. Expert, Mentor, and Soccer Fanatic

Interviewed: 05-21-2021

A living legend in the world of professional wrestling! Since 1970, Jerry has headlined main events across the world for Memphis Wrestling, WWF, WWE, NWA, AWA, World Class Championship Wrestling, United States Wrestling Association, & Smoky Mountain Wrestling.

Jerry “The King” Lawler

American Professional Wrestler Best Known As

Interviewed: 11-22-2019

As bodybuilder, Ferrigno won IFBB Mr. America title & 2 consecutive IFBB Mr. Universe titles & appeared in bodybuilding documentary Pumping Iron. As actor, he is best known for his title role in the CBS TV series The Incredible Hulk.

Lou Ferrigno

American bodybuilder best known as “The Incredible Hulk”- Galaxycon

Interviewed: 11-22-2019

Former American & Canadian football QB who played professionally for 23 seasons. He spent the majority of his career with the NFL's Houston Oilers & the CFL's Edmonton Eskimos. Moon also played for the NFL's Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks, & Kansas City Chiefs.

Warren Moon

(1984-2000) Retired NFL Football Player

Interviewed: 05-04-2019

Rabil is a Lebanese-American professional lacrosse player & founder of a new professional lacrosse organization, known as the Premier Lacrosse League

Paul Rabil

American Professional Lacrosse Player

Interviewed: 05-04-2019

Trained 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah & 2018 Triple Crown winner Justify. Baffert has won 5 KY Derbies, 7 Preakness Stakes, 3 Belmont Stakes, & 3 KY. Oaks.

Bob Baffert

Legendary American Racehorse Trainer & 2018 & 2015 Triple Crown Winner

Interviewed: 05-03-2019

2007 recipient of the Bobby Bowden Award, a natl. honor presented by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes & played college football at Univ. of KY. & was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the 4th round of the 2008 NFL Draft. Tamme also played for the Denver Broncos & Atlanta Falcons.

Jacob Tamme

(2008-2016) retired NFL player & University of KY. Athletics Hall of Fame

Interviewed: 05-02-2019

Since 1984, Greg has served 35+ years with the Louisville Redbirds, Louisville RiverBats & now Louisville Bats in many diverse roles.

Greg Galiette

President-Louisville Bats Baseball Club, Inc.

Interviewed: 12-14-2018

McGaughey has accomplished the rare trifecta of training a Breeders’ Cup winner, her daughter, and her granddaughter in the troika of Personal Ensign, My Flag, and Storm Flag Flying. In 2013 he won his first Kentucky Derby with Orb.

Shug McGaughey

Hall of Fame American Thoroughbred Horse Trainer

Interviewed: 10-30-2018

Smith has won the most Breeders' Cup races of any jockey with 26 Breeders' Cup wins. Smith also is the 2nd leading jockey of all time in earnings with over $300 million. In 2018, Smith rode Justify to the Triple Crown, becoming the oldest jockey to win the title at age 52.

Mike E. Smith

2018 Triple Crown Winning American Jockey

Interviewed: 10-30-2018

best known for winning the 2011 Preakness Stakes with Shackleford and the Breeders’ Cup Turf with Little Mike. He also upset American Pharoah in the 2015 Travers Stakes with Keen Ice. He won the 2012 Eclipse Award for Outstanding Trainer.

Dale Romans

American Thoroughbred Racehorse Trainer

Interviewed: 10-30-2018

Dr. Tad Seifert is a neurologist in Louisville, Kentucky and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Norton Children's Hospital and Norton Women's and Kosair Children's Hospital.

Dr. Tad Seifert

Neurologist & Concussion Expert, Norton Healthcare

Interviewed: 12-10-2017

In 2015, he was chosen to lead the KY. Derby Museum, since taking the lead, Armstrong & his “KDM” staff have increased revenue by 22%, along with annual attendance increases.

Patrick Armstrong

President/CEO, Kentucky Derby Museum

Interviewed: 11-19-2017

Cole Gallagher is a NSCAA Scholar All American soccer player.

Cole Gallagher

2016 Kentucky High School Goalkeeper of the Year

Interviewed: 07-28-2017

Chef David Danielson applies classic French training with fresh and local flavor.

Chef David Danielson

Former Executive Chef, Churchill Downs Racetrack (2011-2022)

Interviewed: 07-28-2017

For 20 years, Mike Berry has been at the helm of the Kentucky Derby Festival (KDF), one of the nation’s largest and most notable civic celebrations.

Donald E. Lassere leads the Muhammad Ali Center and fosters its mission of building and expanding on the Center’s educational programs, partnerships, and other outreach initiatives.

James O’Connor is a former professional soccer player and is head coach of Louisville City FC.

Coach James O'Connor

Former Head Coach, Louisville City FC (Football Club)-soccer-(2015-2018)

Interviewed: 11-20-2016

Amanda Duffy’s desire to break boundaries and her competitive spirit to succeed drive her every day.

Amanda Duffy

Past President, Louisville City FC (Football Club)

Interviewed: 10-14-2016

Dan McDonnell loves to compete, loves to win, and loves seeing the growth in his players as he coaches the University of Louisville baseball team.

Coach Dan McDonnell

Head Coach, University of Louisville Men’s Baseball

Interviewed: 11-13-2015

Tom Jurich cites his motivation to do things right and see results as he leads athletic programs at the University of Louisville.

Tom Jurich

Former Vice President and Director of Athletics, University of Louisville

Interviewed: 11-13-2015

Jeff Walz has a passion for excellence that drives him as the head coach of the University of Louisville Women’s basketball team.

Coach Jeff Walz

Head Coach, University of Louisville NCAA Women’s Basketball

Interviewed: 11-13-2015

Katie George sees her daily challenge to make herself and others better.

Katie George

Sportscaster & 2015 Miss Kentucky USA

Interviewed: 07-26-2015

Mark Johnson has a deep passion for the sport and spectacle of horse racing; He calls it the greatest theatre on earth.

Mark Johnson

International Horse Racing Announcer, Kentucky & Epsom Derbies

Interviewed: 04-12-2013

Growing up Derek Anderson listened to the positives around him. This drove him through his NBA career and the founding of a successful business and charitable foundation.

Derek Anderson

Investor, Philanthropist, Mental Health Counselor, Screenwriter/Producer, & Best Selling Author

Interviewed: 10-28-2011

Jeff Van Note played football eighteen years for the NFL Atlanta Falcons, the second longest for any player on one team.

Jeff Van Note

Retired Center-NFL Atlanta Falcons (1969-1986) & Broadcaster

Interviewed: 10-28-2011

Dale Orem has an extensive career in politics, civics, sports, and business.

Adventurer, educator and administrator Tori Muden McClure believes integrity is the hallmark of leadership.

Tori Murden McClure

World Class Rower & President, Spalding University (2010-present)

Interviewed: 07-24-2009

Louisville-native Scotty Davenport is enjoying a notable career as a basketball coach in his own hometown.

Coach “Scotty” Davenport

Head Coach, Bellarmine University Men’s Basketball Team (2005-)

Interviewed: 07-24-2009

Pat Day is a legendary American jockey in thoroughbred horse racing.

Pat Day

Retired Horse Racing Jockey (1976-2005) & 1992 Kentucky Derby Winner

Interviewed: 09-26-2008

PJ Cooksey believes you should find what you are passionate about in life and go and do it.

Patricia “PJ” Cooksey

Former Female Jockey & 1984 Kentucky Derby Contender

Interviewed: 05-30-2008

Diane McGraw loves to create a plan, gather the necessary resources, and watch it all come together.

Diane McGraw

Past Executive Director, Greater Louisville Sports Commission (2006-2009)

Interviewed: 09-26-2007

John Asher loves the sport of horse racing and is driven to make everything about Churchill Downs the best in the world.

John Asher (1955-2018)

Former-Vice President of Racing Communications, Churchill Downs (1999-2018)

Interviewed: 05-24-2007

For Denny Crum, competition is a way of life that influences everything he does.

Denny Crum (1937-2023)

Former U of L Hd. Basketball Coach (1971-2001)

Interviewed: 12-06-2006

Paul Hornung is one of the greatest players to ever play the game of football.

Paul Hornung (1935-2020)

1956 Heisman Trophy Winner-and former Green Bay Packer (1957-1966)

Interviewed: 09-27-2006

Jim Host loves Kentucky and he believes it has more potential than any other state in the country.

Jim Host

Former Kentucky Commerce Secretary & Founder of Host Communications

Interviewed: 09-27-2006

Growing up in Kansas, Steve Sexton learned a lot about the importance of a strong work ethic and goal setting.

Steve Sexton (1959-2016)

Past President, Churchill Downs (2002-2009)

Interviewed: 09-27-2006

Billy Reed believes in the power of the written word and its ability to influence people and events.

Billy Reed (1943-2022)

Nationally Renowned Sportswriter & Author

Interviewed: 05-24-2006

Jonathan Blue loves finding new opportunities and growing them into successful enterprises.

Jonathan Blue

Founder, Blue Equity, LLC

Interviewed: 05-24-2006

J. Bruce Miller pursues excellence in everything he does.

J. Bruce Miller

J. Bruce Miller Group & Author “Airball”

Interviewed: 03-30-2006