Episodes

#250 Thom Shea

Sept. 27, 2019

Episode 250 Thom Shea is a First Class Father, a Combat Veteran, Best Selling Author and Retired Navy SEAL. Thom Shea has served twenty-three years with distinguished valor. During his career, he toured three wars, ultimatel…

#249 Nick Hardwick

Sept. 26, 2019

Episode 249 Nick Hardwick is a First Class Father and Former NFL Center. He played college ball for the Purdue Boilermakers and was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the 3rd Round of the 2004 NFL Draft. In 2006 he was sel…

#248 Robert Peterson

Sept. 25, 2019

Episode 248 Robert Peterson is a First Class Father and contemporary artist. Peterson’s raw and spontaneous abstract portraits are now collected by nouveau art collectors and fans worldwide, including professional athletes &…

#247 Dustin Garneau

Sept. 24, 2019

Episode 247 Dustin Garneau is a First Class Father and Major League Catcher who was drafted in 2009 by the Colorado Rockies. He has played for the Rockies, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Angels and most recently for the Oakl…

#246 Matt Sapaula

Sept. 23, 2019

Episode 246 Matt Sapaula is a successful Military Veteran entrepreneur and Co-Owner of PHP Agency Inc. Matt takes complex leadership, management and entrepreneurial ideas and converts them into simple life lessons for today …

#245 Chris Gomez

Sept. 20, 2019

Episode 245 Chris Gomez is a First Class Father and Former Navy SEAL. He is a decorated veteran with twelve years in the Naval Special Warfare community serving as a medic and SEAL Instructor. Chris also has a Master of Busi…

#244 T.J. Houshmandzadeh

Sept. 19, 2019

Episode 244 T.J. Houshmandzadeh is a First Class Father and Retired NFL Wide Receiver. He played college football at Oregon State where he won the Fiesta Bowl in 2001. Later that year he was drafted into the NFL by the Cinci…

#243 Mike Durant

Sept. 18, 2019

Episode 243 Mike Durant is a First Class Father and retired Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Master Aviator in the 160th SOAR. In 1993 his Black Hawk Helicopter, Super Six Four, was shot down in Mogadishu Somalia in what became …

#242 Matt Brown

Sept. 17, 2019

Episode 242 Matt Brown is a First Class Father and legendary UFC Fighter known as The Immortal. Matt struggled with Drugs and Alcohol before finding his way into the octagon. Brown was a contestant on the seventh season of T…

#241 Chris Norton

Sept. 16, 2019

Episode 241 Chris Norton is a First Class Father who was paralyzed playing college football and given a 3% chance of ever walking again. That was unacceptable to Chris who began an amazing journey of recovery. Despite four p…

#240 Scott Taylor

Sept. 13, 2019

Episode 240 Scott Taylor is a First Class Father and Former Navy SEAL. Scott is also a former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia's 2nd district and is currently running for The United States Senate in …

#239 Kelly Pavlik

Sept. 12, 2019

Episode 239 Kelly Pavlik is a First Class Father and World Class Boxer who held the WBO, WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight Titles. He retired from the game with a record of 40-2 with 34 knockouts. In this Episode, K…

#238 Brian Chontosh

Sept. 11, 2019

Episode 238 Brian ‘Tosh’ Chontosh is a First Class Father and Retired United States Marine. He was awarded the Navy Cross for his actions during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. His platoon was ambushed and Tosh aggressively attac…

#237 Tito Ortiz

Sept. 10, 2019

Episode 237 Tito Ortiz is a First Class Father and Legendary UFC Hall Of Fame fighter who is known as the Huntington Beach Bad Boy. He is a world champion who has been fighting for 22 years. In this Episode, Tito talks about…

#236 Scott Flansbaum

Sept. 9, 2019

Episode 236 Scott Flansbaum is a First Class Father and Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. While undergoing routine surgery, he became paralyzed from the waist down. Doctors told him that he would never walk again. O…

#235 Jason Gardner

Sept. 6, 2019

Episode 235 Jason Gardner is a First Class Father and Retired Navy SEAL Command Master Chief. He is a combat veteran with almost three decades of service with the Navy SEALs. Jason has many awards including the Silver Star, …

#234 Trent Dilfer

Sept. 5, 2019

Episode 234 Trent Dilfer is a First Class Father and Super Bowl Winning Quarterback who played 14 seasons in the NFL with several teams including the Baltimore Ravens where he quarterbacked the team to victory over the New Y…

#233 Titus O’Neil

Sept. 4, 2019

Episode 233 Titus O’Neil is a First Class Father and WWE Superstar. Titus (Thaddeus Bullard) has overcome very humble beginnings to become a positive source of inspiration for so many people around the world, especially chil…

#232 Sean Parnell

Sept. 3, 2019

Episode 232 Sean Parnell returns to the podcast! Sean is a First Class Father, a Former Army Ranger, a Combat Veteran, Purple Heart Recipient and New York Times Best Selling Author of OUTLAW PLATOON, MAN OF WAR and his newes…

Coming Soon

Aug. 31, 2019

NEW EPISODES DROP NEXT WEEK!! Here is the lineup for the first week of the New Season Of First Class Fatherhood Tuesday - SEAN PARNELL - Army Ranger, Purple Heart Recipient and Best Selling Author Wednesday - TITUS O’NEIL …

#231 Troy Malesky

June 28, 2019

Episode 231 Troy Malesky is a First Class Father and combat veteran who served with the elite United States Navy SEALs. He is now a full time student and entrepreneur who has an awesome apparel company American Tribute Brand…

#230 Fox & Friends

June 27, 2019

Episode 230 Fox & Friends Interview from Father’s Day with Pete Hegseth. In this episode I detail my experience of being interviewed live on the set of Fox & Friends. You will hear my interview in its entirety as well as my …

#229 Marcus Kowal

June 26, 2019

Episode 229 Marcus Kowal is a First Class Father and Former Professional MMA fighter. His 15 month old son Liam was struck and killed by a drunk driver. As a part of his grieving process, Marcus wrote a book titled Life Is A…

#228 Don Cherel

June 25, 2019

Episode 228 Don Cherel is a First Class Father and Hollywood Cameraman who has worked on films such as “Resident Evil” and the soon to be released “Rambo: Last Blood”. He is also a musician who wrote a performs a song titled…