Going Deep is a smart, lively, substantive conversation about some of the most important and pressing issues of our time. It is a radio show about sports and so much more.
Coach Shoop, a 26 year veteran of football coaching at the highest levels of the game, and Dr. Shoop, a theologian, minister, and author, engage interesting guests in unique conversations about issues that speak to the contemporary challenges of American culture.
The Shoops engage the toughest topics with intellect, humor, and years of first hand experience in big-time sports. No issue is too complicated for Going Deep.
Going Deep is proud to partner with Blue Ridge Public Radio, the NPR station for Western North Carolina, since fall 2017.
John and Marcia Mount Shoop have a lifetime of experience in sports as former athletes, coaches, and as a football family for over two decades.
John spent twenty-six years coaching in the NFL and Division I College Football. Coach Shoop has coached for some of the most storied franchises in the League: Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Oakland Raiders. He was also the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at the University of North Carolina and Purdue University. Marcia has a PhD from Emory University and is ordained to the ministry in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Dr. Shoop is the author of several books including Touchdowns for Jesus and Other Signs of Apocalypse: Lifting the Veil on Big-Time Sports. They are coaches, former athletes, and parents of athletes.
Going Deep: Sports in the 21st Century brings it all to the table along with expert guests that you’ll want to get to know. You’re invited to join the Shoops, along with many from the sports world who have stories to tell, questions to ask, and answers that may surprise you about some of the most important issues of our time.
The Shoops engage the toughest topics with intellect, humor, and years of first hand experience in big-time sports. No issue is out of bounds on Going Deep, it’s a radio show about sports and so much more.