A Conversation with
Dr. Jen Welter


Dr. Jen Welter became the first female to coach in the NFL, she served as a linebackers coach for the Arizona Cardinals. Welter is credited with breaking one of the toughest barriers in sports. Beyond the sidelines, Dr. Jen is the ultimate student-athlete who holds a doctorate degree in Psychology, a Master’s in Sports Psychology, and a Bachelors degree from Boston College. She is best known for bringing fresh insight resulting from her unique perspective. To complement her work on the field and share insight through her remarkable journey, Coach Jen talks with host Jeremy Park about her remarkable journey as an athlete and scholar, as a sports consultant, speaker, and most recently, an author. Welter’s first book, “Play Big, Lessons in Being Limitless from the First Woman to Coach in the NFL” published by Seal Press hitting the shelves in October 2017. From shaking up the NFL, establishing a genuine rapport with her linebackers, and making national news as the “noteworthy coach,” to opening up the game of football to women and young girls, and empowering a new perspective of thinking through sport psychology, Coach Jen continues to make an undeniable impact on the sports world.

 
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A Conversation with
Preston Lauterbach


WKNO’s Bard Cole talks with author Preston Lauterbach about his memoir, Beale Street Dynasty: Sex, Song and the Struggle for the Soul of Memphis. The book reveals a colorful, forgotten history of Memphis. Preston Lauterbach is author of the award-winning Beale Street Dynasty (W.W. Norton, 2015), now out in paperback, and The Chitlin Circuit (W.W. Norton, 2011), a Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, and NPR book of the year. He’s a former visiting scholar at Rhodes College and fellow at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.

 

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