Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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.

Sep 25, 2017

Student-athletes Nikki Lyons of volleyball (1:03) and Kevin Maeda of cross country/track (15:00) are our interview subjects this week. Lyons is a two-sport standout, being a key member of both the indoor and beach teams. Maeda, in addition to being a top runner, is co-president of Pepperdine Athletics’ Waves...

Sep 18, 2017

Jonathan Winder, who won a national championship with the Pepperdine men’s volleyball team and was also an AVCA National Player of the Year, returned to campus recently in his position as an assistant coach with the Washington women’s volleyball program. We talked about his time with the Waves, playing for and...

Sep 11, 2017

Jamie Van Horn of the Pepperdine women’s soccer team (1:12) and Zack Rhodes of the men’s water polo team (15:47) were both integral parts of conference champions last year, and both would like to help their respective teams repeat as seniors. They share their stories on this week’s podcast.


Sep 4, 2017

The 50th episode of the Pepp Talk podcast features Pepperdine’s Director of Athletics, Dr. Steve Potts. He shares his unique story of going from a law school professor and administrator to becoming an athletic director. We also talk his big three things that make up Pepperdine Athletics’ mission, his philosophy for...