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Pepp Talk is the official podcast for the Pepperdine University Athletics Department. With each episode, we interview the coaches, student-athletes, administrators and alums who help make Pepperdine such an incredible place.

Aug 29, 2016

In an era where NCAA student-athletes are being given a bigger voice in the process of shaping the future of college athletics, James Gehrels is in the right place at the right time. The senior on the Pepperdine men's volleyball team, who aspires to become an athletic director one day, is a member of the Division I...


Aug 22, 2016

With the Pepperdine women's volleyball team about to get the 2016 season underway, this week's episode is a conversation with head coach Scott Wong. The Pepperdine alum was also a standout men's volleyball player back in the day for the Waves. We discuss his life in volleyball and this year's team.


Aug 15, 2016

Doug Christie is a Pepperdine basketball legend who earned two-time All-American honors before going on to a 15-year career in the NBA. We talk about how he's stayed close to the program, his playing days in Malibu (which includes a couple of good Tom Asbury and Marv Dunphy stories) and his time in the pros, and...


Aug 8, 2016

Marty Wilson is heading into his sixth season as the head coach of the Pepperdine men's basketball program. We discuss welcoming the newcomers to the squad, the quality of his veteran returners, recruiting, schedule-making and being the head coach at his alma mater.


Aug 4, 2016

Water polo icon Terry Schroeder is in his second stint and his 24th season as the Waves' head coach. But on the eve of the Olympics, we primarily discuss his incredible history with USA Water Polo, which includes being named to four Olympic teams as an athlete and being the head coach at two others. We also talk about a...