The Sports Philanthropy Network Podcast


Every week Roy Kessel interviews the newsmakers in Sports Philanthropy. We take a look inside the innovative programs and creative strategies that help these outstanding organizations make a meaningful impact in their communities. We also interview cutting-edge vendors that have the ability to enhance the success of your organization.

We hope you enjoy our guests and we are always open to ideas for interesting segments. Feel free to reach out to Roy Kessel at and let us know who you would like to hear.

Recent Episodes


  • Jenny Convey, Giving Tree Associates
  • Daryl Evans, American Cancer Society
  • David Hirsch, 21st Century Dads
  • Bernell Hooker, IOU Sports, Milwaukee Aces
  • Rickey Jackson, Community Hope Center
  • Randy Mariman, Athletes & Causes
  • Pharlone Toussaint, Laureus Sports For Good Foundation, Audacity
  • Marianna Whitehurst, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, Chick-Fil-A Bowl, College Football Hall of Fame
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