Dan Romano: Hope College Athletics Podcast

The Hope Athletics Orange and Blue Podcast is returning this summer for a third season with a special series of interviews with Hope College student-athletes, administration and staff.  For this summer’s first episode, sports information director Alan Babbitt sits down with recent graduate Dan Romano ‘23, this year’s male recipient of the Hope Athletics Be …

Matt Margaron, Shomari Tate: Hope Athletics Podcast

Sport helped Matt Margaron ’03 and Shomari Tate grow their Christian faith as youth. After finding a higher calling, both now are ministering as chaplains to the Hope College community, including our student-athletes and coaches. Margaron is in his third year as Hope’s Chaplain of Athletics. Tate is in his first year as Hope’s Chaplain …

Hope College Swimmers Find ‘Flexible and Creative’ Ways to Train This Summer

Delaney Wesolek jumped into the sometimes chilly waters of Saginaw Bay in Lake Huron. Lindsey Case and Jacob Peterson awoke before the crack of dawn to train at private pools in Detroit, Michigan and San Antonio, Texas, respectively. This summer, Hope College student-athletes needed to get creative with their offseason training amid the COVID-19 pandemic. …

Men’s Soccer Coach Dave Brandt: Hope Athletics Podcast

Head coach Dave Brandt offers an update on his Hope College men’s soccer team in the latest edition of the Hope College Athletics Orange and Blue Podcast. Brandt is in his third year leading the Flying Dutchmen. He guided Hope to a 14-6-1 record and an NCAA Tournament appearance last season. The Flying Dutchmen are …

Volleyball Coach Becky Schmidt: Hope Athletics Podcast

Head coach Becky Schmidt is leading her Hope College volleyball team during unprecedented times right now. In the inaugural Hope College Athletics Orange and Blue Podcast, the Flying Dutch’s leader chats with sports information director Alan Babbitt after her team’s first week of practice outdoors. With fall competition postponed until the spring because of the …