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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.

Oct 31, 2016

The head coach of the Pepperdine men's basketball team, Marty Wilson, makes another appearance on the podcast to preview the 2016-17 season. We talk in general terms about the makeup of the team and its strengths, and then we go through the roster to discuss each member of the Waves.


Oct 24, 2016

Ryan Weisenberg is heading into his fourth season as the head coach of the Pepperdine women's basketball program. We discuss this year's team -- which opens with a home exhibition this weekend -- his coaching career, what makes Pepperdine special to him and his family, and how he's incorporated his Star Wars fandom...


Oct 17, 2016

On Sunday, October 16, the Pepperdine Athletics Department hosted its annual Hall of Fame ceremony. Just before the start of the event, we taped short interviews with each of the five inductees for this week's podcast. The Pepperdine all-time greats honored this year were Steve Rodriguez of baseball (1:19),...


Oct 10, 2016

Two of Pepperdine's outstanding current student-athletes are interviewed this week. Bri Visalli (1:47) is an all-conference midfielder for the women's soccer team. She is deeply involved in an annual community service project at the beach. Heidi Dyer (20:17) has excelled in both indoor and beach volleyball for...


Oct 3, 2016

Dana Jones is one of the very best players in the history of Pepperdine men's basketball, and he was a four-year starter during one of the program's most successful eras in the early 1990s. The 1993 WCC Player of the Year, 1994 WCC Tournament MVP and Pepperdine Hall of Famer tells us about what it was like to play for...