The Sports Doctor, September 13, 2023
The Sports Doctor with Dr. Robert Weil
Guests, Lou Vickery and Steve Kashul
Lou Vickery, former Yankees & Cardinals pitcher, Radio Host & prolific Author returns along with Steve Kashul, Chicago Bulls TV Analyst, former Radio Co-host Sports Medicine Weekly & longtime host of “The Golf Scene”. Then, it’s 'The Sports Doctor Is In' with some “Bob Gajda Wisdom” & your emails!
Lou Vickery is a former professional baseball player, stock broker, motivational speaker, radio and TV show host, and author of fifteen (15) books on a variety of topics (books in print can be reviewed at louvickerybooks.com and amazon.com}.
After graduating from Escambia County High School in Atmore, Lou signed a professional baseball contract with the St. Louis Cardinals. Over a ten-year career, Lou also played for the New York Yankees organization and coached in the Cincinnati Reds organization.
Lou got his B.S. degree from Troy State University (AL), graduating after his baseball career. He coached a year in Troy, then spent four years with Merrill Lynch as an Account Executive. Lou moved into the training and development field with Pat Ryan and Associates of Chicago, Ill. in l974.
After 1980, he did contract training for numerous national organizations and over a thirty (30) year period worked with over 2,800 companies in 44 states and two foreign countries. Lou has spoken in every city in the USA with a population of over 150,000 people. Lou spent almost fifteen years as a radio show host before retiring in 2017.
Lou is the author of fourteen books on a variety of topics. Books in print are available at Amazon and louvickerybooks.com.
Lou resides in Fairhope, Alabama where he plays tennis three to four days a week.
Steve Kashul is a 35 plus year veteran of on-air professional television and radio. He served 24 seasons as the Pre-Game, Halftime, and Post-Game TV and Radio Host of the Chicago Bulls.
Kashul is also co-owner of Channel Fore, Inc. which produces “The Golf Scene” TV Show on NBC Sports Chicago, of which he serves as the principal host. He is also host of “Sports Medicine Weekly”, a weekly one hour radio show that aired for ten years on ESPN 1000 Chicago and 670 The Score – WSCR-AM in Chicago and now heard on podcasts nationally. In addition he is an Executive Broker/Agent with Esser Hayes Insurance Group/Assured Partners in Naperville.
Honors and awards include two Emmy Awards for his work as host of Chicago Bulls Basketball on SportsChannel (1991-1997) and winner of a Telly Award in 2006 for his work as host on “The Golf Scene” television show. Telly Awards are recognized worldwide for excellence in broadcast television. He is also a member of the Chicago 16” Softball Hall of Fame, being inducted in the Media Wing in January of 2009.
His work has also appeared on a national scale, having served as the lead announcer and lead voice of the Senior PGA Tour for CNBC, as well as live events on Golf Channel.
Kashul has also served as the play by play voice for the Celebrity Golf Association’s Professional Golf Tour, Big Ten Women’s Volleyball, Illinois High School Association sporting events, Men’s Professional 16” Softball, and was a reporter and host for ten years for the Notre Dame Football Coaches Show as well as host of “The Spirit of Sports”, a show focusing on Special Olympics in Illinois.
Steve has also been a feature writer/columnist for the Chicago District Golfer Magazine, and is a former sports writer for the Chicago Sun-Times, covering High School athletics.
He has also served on numerous committees including those representing The March of Dimes, LaRabida Children’s Hospital, Midtown Educational Foundation, Illinois Special Olympics, Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce, Easterseals, and the Greater Chicago Club Managers Association.
Steve is a graduate of DePaul University in Chicago where he majored in Communications, was born and raised in Park Ridge, Illinois, and currently resides with his wife Cindy and sons Cory and Troy in Naperville, Illinois.
The Sports Doctor is in! Dr. Robert A Weil, Sports Podiatrist, specializes in orthotics that improve alignment, stability, balance & performance. He has practiced podiatry & sports medicine for over 30 years in the Aurora- Naperville area and was recently inducted into the prestigious 2019 National Fitness Hall Of Fame. Dr. Bob has treated many of the world’s premier athletes from all types of sports. He is the host of “The Sports Doctor™” Radio Show. The show is now featured on BBS Radio Network, UK Health Radio Network & Sports 4 Fanz Radio. Dr. Bob was formerly on HealthyLife Radio and was also on WDCB public radio in Chicago for over 20 years. He has written articles for many newspapers & magazines and is a frequent guest on other networks. And his new book, co-written with Sharkie Zartman, titled '#Hey Sports Parents! An Essential Guide for Any Parent with a Child in Sports' - is now available on Amazon!
Join the Sports Doctor and his great guests for important topical information for injury free exercise, wellness and sports performance for both adults and kids. Frequent topics include, the role of the foot in sports, all aspects of sports medicine including, proper sports shoes, youth safety, health, wellness, and sports performance for both adults and children.