Kira Malpica

Season 2 Episode 6: Meet Kira Malpica



This week on the Blazer Spotlight Podcast, we dig in with senior soccer player Kira Malpica, who opens up with us about the transition from South Florida to TitleTown, her cooking skills, and her favorite Halloween costume that she’s never actually worn! 🎃 Don’t miss this fun episode, and be sure to rate and subscribe for new episodes each Friday throughout the VSU Athletics season! GO BLAZERS!


Coach Lonnie Maddox

Season 2 Episode 5: Meet Coach Lonnie Maddox



Kick off your weekend with an inspiring edition of the Blazer Spotlight Podcast, featuring VSU’s new Head Strength and Conditioning Coach! This week, Lonnie Maddox shares his history of persistence, which ultimately allowed him to land his dream job at Valdosta State University. Be sure and take this opportunity to get to know Coach Maddox better, and be sure to rate and subscribe for future episodes each Friday morning! Go Blazers!


Nick Flatt

Season 2 Episode 4: Meet Nick Flatt



Fresh off of one of the most impressive performances of his collegiate career, Senior Cross Country runner Nick Flatt joins us this week! Listen in to hear Nick chat about the success of the team so far this fall, the life of a runner, and why we should all be excited about the potential of the Blazers during this 2020 season. Don’t forget to rate and subscribe! GO BLAZERS!


Kenny Benjamin

Season 2 Episode 3: Meet Kenny Benjamin



This week, senior wideout Kenny Benjamin gives us a glimpse into the mind of the challenges of being a student-athlete in fall of 2020. In addition, we discover some interesting similarities between Kenny and another popular member of Blazer Nation. Thanks for listening! Please don’t forget to rate, subscribe, and tell your friends!


Kaleigh Zoucha

Season 2 Episode 2: Meet Coach Kaleigh Zoucha



This week’s episode of the Blazer Spotlight Podcast features a deep dive with Head Blazer Volleyball Coach Kaleigh Zoucha. Now in her third year with VSU and with two GSC tournament appearances, Coach shares about her experience as a representative of #BlazerNation, her competitive nature, and the “MOM-ba Mentality.” Rate us, subscribe, and keep an eye out for new episodes each Friday! Most importantly… ENJOY!


Coach Tommy Thomas

Season 2 Episode 1: Meet Coach Tommy Thomas



We’re back! To open up Season 2 of the Blazer Spotlight Podcast, we went all in with a true Valdosta State legend, former Blazer Baseball Head Coach Tommy Thomas! In this week’s episode, we sat down with Coach Thomas to learn more about the man that led Blazer Athletics to its first ever National Championship. Baseball, bowling classes, and broccoli… we covered it all! Don’t miss this week’s special episode, and make sure to subscribe for new episodes every Friday. GO BLAZERS!


Episode 23: Meet Deandra Schirmer



This week, we continue our remote recording of the Blazer Spotlight Podcast with Head Coach Deandra Schirmer of Lady Blazer Basketball. Currently in preparation for her second season at the helm, Coach D chatted with us about the current state of the program, life events that led her into her career, and what she misses most about life before COVID-19. Give it a listen, tell your friends, and don’t forget to subscribe!


Episode 22: Meet Courtney Albritton Carter



This week’s episode features one of the best student-athletes to ever suit up at VSU, softball or otherwise. Courtney Albritton Carter joins us to reflect on her career as a Blazer and to give us an opportunity to get to know a little more about her. When describing Courtney, former Blazer and dual sport baseball and football player Cooper Lemonds summed it up better than we ever could when he said, “She was unreal. The football team talked about her. The baseball team talked about her. Every other school in the country feared her.” Enjoy, rate, and subscribe! Thanks for listening!


Gary Goff

Episode 21: Meet Gary Goff



After leading Blazer football to the playoffs in his first season, Head Coach Gary Goff was wrapping up spring practices and looking forward to honing his team’s skills in the offseason. The plans, of course, have changed, and Coach Goff now faces new challenges. Don’t miss this week’s episode, where we catch up with Coach about the obstacles and rewards of working with his team in this “new normal”—and his pursuit to catch a blue marlin.


Episode 20: Meet Logan Hill



Logan Hill’s dream senior season, in which she led the nation in homers, came to a screeching halt in the middle of March due to circumstances beyond her control. Join us for this week’s episode, as we sit down for a remote chat with the Blazer softball slugger about dealing with the impact of COVID-19 on collegiate athletics, her plans for the future, and what it’s like playing softball alongside freshman Morgan Hill, Logan’s younger sister.