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*** The Hero Academy podcast by Super Dave *** 

- The place where we can celebrate and highlight our Frontline Hero’s. 

- I believe that Frontline workers such as Nurses, Firemen, EMS, Police Officers, &  Military are 

  Heroes without capes

- I don’t care about Politics only Positivity and Purpose.  

- I only care about those that have chosen serve society (Civil Servants) 

- I believe in collaboration over competition 

- Here you will learn the secrets & strategies that let ordinary people become extraordinary Inside of their purpose

- Sometimes we’ll throw in some simple side hustles that everyday regular people are doing 

- Things you could do to make extra money especially if you’re starting to think about retirement &
what’s next - The Transition into the next phase of life

- Inside this podcast each week you will learn from people like you that were working F/T but 

- still found time to create a course , grow a big team, a large audience or profitable side hustle 

- The steps they took, their back stories & how they overcame burnout 

- The perfect blend of Mindset and Techniques  

- Carpe Diem, now let’s get your Dream LIT for your Freedom

- I’m your host & Coach - SuperDave!!!


Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

Description

*** The Hero Academy podcast by Super Dave *** 

- The place where we can celebrate and highlight our Frontline Hero’s. 

- I believe that Frontline workers such as Nurses, Firemen, EMS, Police Officers, &  Military are 

  Heroes without capes

- I don’t care about Politics only Positivity and Purpose.  

- I only care about those that have chosen serve society (Civil Servants) 

- I believe in collaboration over competition 

- Here you will learn the secrets & strategies that let ordinary people become extraordinary Inside of their purpose

- Sometimes we’ll throw in some simple side hustles that everyday regular people are doing 

- Things you could do to make extra money especially if you’re starting to think about retirement &
what’s next - The Transition into the next phase of life

- Inside this podcast each week you will learn from people like you that were working F/T but 

- still found time to create a course , grow a big team, a large audience or profitable side hustle 

- The steps they took, their back stories & how they overcame burnout 

- The perfect blend of Mindset and Techniques  

- Carpe Diem, now let’s get your Dream LIT for your Freedom

- I’m your host & Coach - SuperDave!!!


Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

105 episodes

    Season 2

  • Eric Grimes' NYPD Tales and Trials cover
    Eric Grimes' NYPD Tales and Trials cover
    Eric Grimes' NYPD Tales and Trials

    THA #99Eric Grimes' journey through the NYPD reveals a thoughtful and strategic individual. Eric has a mind for Chess. His experiences highlight the importance of strategic thinking, adaptability, and passion in law enforcement, illustrating a unique and inspiring NYPD journey. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    1h05 | Published on June 12, 2024

  • From NYC to Texas by Jiian “Chappy” Chapoteau cover
    From NYC to Texas by Jiian “Chappy” Chapoteau cover
    From NYC to Texas by Jiian “Chappy” Chapoteau

    THA #98T.H.A is joined by Jiian “Chappy” Chapoteau, a retired officer with a remarkable 20-year legacy. Renowned for his unfiltered and candid storytelling, Chappy shares his journey from NYC to Texas. He highlights the grueling challenges of midnight shifts and the chaotic commute from Brooklyn to Long Island. With humor and heart, he contrasts the high prices of NYC with the affordable living in Texas. Chappy also reflects on the deep camaraderie in law enforcement and his wife’s contrasting lifestyle as a professional triathlete. This episode offers a raw, insightful glimpse into the life of a dedicated officer transitioning into retirement. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    43min | Published on June 7, 2024

  • Case Files and Courtrooms: Stories from Terry Dwyer cover
    Case Files and Courtrooms: Stories from Terry Dwyer cover
    Case Files and Courtrooms: Stories from Terry Dwyer

    THA #97In this episode, we sit down with Terry Dwyer, a retired law enforcement officer with 26 years of service and 17 years of retirement. Terry shares his experiences working in various roles, including uniformed patrol, criminal investigations, and organized crime. He discusses the challenges and rewards of his career, the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and the strong bonds formed with colleagues. Terry also reflects on notable cases, including a quintuple homicide and significant gang and organized crime investigations. Through humor and resilience, Terry’s stories highlight the camaraderie and dedication that define a lifetime in law enforcement. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    52min | Published on May 29, 2024

  • From ESU Cop To Protector of the Stars with Chris Davis cover
    From ESU Cop To Protector of the Stars with Chris Davis cover
    From ESU Cop To Protector of the Stars with Chris Davis

    THA #96Chris Davis's journey from a retired police officer to an executive protection specialist is a tale of fortunate timing and adaptability. Upon retirement, Chris discovered a passion for security, transitioning seamlessly into a new role that leveraged his extensive law enforcement experience.He emphasizes that opportunities often arise unexpectedly, and being ready to seize them can lead to a fulfilling and exciting post-retirement career. Chris Davis exemplifies the power of embracing new challenges. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    1h11 | Published on May 22, 2024

  • From Tragedy to Triumph: The Will & Andy Tablet Command Story cover
    From Tragedy to Triumph: The Will & Andy Tablet Command Story cover
    From Tragedy to Triumph: The Will & Andy Tablet Command Story

    THA#95Andy and Will share their journey of innovation, their entrepreneurial spirit, their dedication to enhancing firefighter accountability and incident management. * Gain insights into Tablet Command's development* Invaluable lessons on leadership and the transformative power of technology. * A fresh perspective on heroism * Inside look at how their solution empowers firefighters * How technological innovation can support those who protect others and serve as a beacon of hope for aspiring change-makers. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    55min | Published on May 8, 2024

  • Trooper Talk with Rob Stelzle: From NYPD Housing to the State Police cover
    Trooper Talk with Rob Stelzle: From NYPD Housing to the State Police cover
    Trooper Talk with Rob Stelzle: From NYPD Housing to the State Police

    THA #94Rob Stelzle, a seasoned law enforcement professional, brings a unique perspective to the Hero Academy podcast. Born and raised in Jersey City, Rob's diverse upbringing shaped his understanding of urban life and policing. From his early days in the NYPD housing unit to his tenure as a trooper in the New Jersey State Police, Rob shares captivating anecdotes that range from heart-pounding pursuits to poignant reflections on sacrifice and camaraderie within law enforcement. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    40min | Published on May 1, 2024

  • Echoes of the Cellblock: Anthony Garrett's Stories of Resilience cover
    Echoes of the Cellblock: Anthony Garrett's Stories of Resilience cover
    Echoes of the Cellblock: Anthony Garrett's Stories of Resilience

    THA #93Join Anthony Garrett as he delves into the challenges faced by first responders struggling with stress, anxiety, and work-related issues in the high-pressure world of law enforcement. As a former corrections officer, Anthony sheds light on the unique struggles of active and retired first responders still haunted by past traumas, emphasizing the importance of seeking help and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health. He provides a safe platform for healing and resilience, offering hope and guidance to those who need support. Anthony shares his personal insights, inspiring listeners to prioritize self-care and seek support in their own lives. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    40min | Published on April 24, 2024

  • Tech, Tales, and Tactics: Insights from a Former Navy Cryptologist cover
    Tech, Tales, and Tactics: Insights from a Former Navy Cryptologist cover
    Tech, Tales, and Tactics: Insights from a Former Navy Cryptologist

    THA #92 - J.L. Hancock is the pen name of Jim Harvey who was born in Albuquerque, NM. He has worked as a martial arts instructor, lifeguard, foreign missionary, and river guide. In 2002, he enlisted in the Navy and spent twenty years as a cryptologist. He currently works as a Technology Consultant and President of Xiphos Innovations, LLC.During his time in the military, Jim toiled away in the dark corners of the government intelligence communities, learned two Asian languages, and eventually conducted over one hundred combat operations with special operations forces in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Philippines. During the last six years of his career, he worked as the senior enlisted advisor over future concepts and innovation for the Navy special operations community where he became a well-known subject matter expert in unmanned systems, 5G, and artificial intelligence.He is presently writing a series and a standalone novel.The Voodoo series involves a skilled military technician facing the evolving global threat of an international arms race for artificial intelligence.J.L. Hancock lives in San Diego, CA, with his wife and two children. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    1h26 | Published on April 10, 2024

  • From First Responder to Bestseller with Joseph Patrick Fair: Writing Through Adversity cover
    From First Responder to Bestseller with Joseph Patrick Fair: Writing Through Adversity cover
    From First Responder to Bestseller with Joseph Patrick Fair: Writing Through Adversity

    THA #91 - Over a decade of passionate writing has shaped Joseph's craft. Drawing from his own life, Joseph's stories celebrate the beauty of everyday moments, reminding us of our shared humanity. As both mentor and friend, Joseph empowers aspiring writers to find their voice and hone their skills across genres, offering invaluable guidance shaped by his own journey. Join Joseph's vibrant community of readers and writers on social media, where lively discussions, immersive storytelling, and insightful podcasts await. Together, let's explore the power of writing and kindling creativity along the way. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    47min | Published on April 3, 2024

  • From Chief to Coach with Jonni Lea Redick: Navigating Retirement and Reinvention cover
    From Chief to Coach with Jonni Lea Redick: Navigating Retirement and Reinvention cover
    From Chief to Coach with Jonni Lea Redick: Navigating Retirement and Reinvention

    THA #90 - The journey of retirement often comes with unexpected twists and turns, as shared by Jonni Lea Redick in her poignant conversation. As a former law enforcement leader, Jonni faced the daunting challenge of transitioning from a career defined by service and duty to charting a new path of self-discovery and wellness. Her battle with illness served as a wake-up call, reminding her that life's challenges extend far beyond the uniform. Through reflection and faith, Jonni found the courage to embrace a new chapter, embracing vulnerability and sharing her story through writing and teaching. Her resilience and determination offer a beacon of hope to others facing similar crossroads. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    47min | Published on March 27, 2024

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Description

*** The Hero Academy podcast by Super Dave *** 

- The place where we can celebrate and highlight our Frontline Hero’s. 

- I believe that Frontline workers such as Nurses, Firemen, EMS, Police Officers, &  Military are 

  Heroes without capes

- I don’t care about Politics only Positivity and Purpose.  

- I only care about those that have chosen serve society (Civil Servants) 

- I believe in collaboration over competition 

- Here you will learn the secrets & strategies that let ordinary people become extraordinary Inside of their purpose

- Sometimes we’ll throw in some simple side hustles that everyday regular people are doing 

- Things you could do to make extra money especially if you’re starting to think about retirement &
what’s next - The Transition into the next phase of life

- Inside this podcast each week you will learn from people like you that were working F/T but 

- still found time to create a course , grow a big team, a large audience or profitable side hustle 

- The steps they took, their back stories & how they overcame burnout 

- The perfect blend of Mindset and Techniques  

- Carpe Diem, now let’s get your Dream LIT for your Freedom

- I’m your host & Coach - SuperDave!!!


Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

Description

*** The Hero Academy podcast by Super Dave *** 

- The place where we can celebrate and highlight our Frontline Hero’s. 

- I believe that Frontline workers such as Nurses, Firemen, EMS, Police Officers, &  Military are 

  Heroes without capes

- I don’t care about Politics only Positivity and Purpose.  

- I only care about those that have chosen serve society (Civil Servants) 

- I believe in collaboration over competition 

- Here you will learn the secrets & strategies that let ordinary people become extraordinary Inside of their purpose

- Sometimes we’ll throw in some simple side hustles that everyday regular people are doing 

- Things you could do to make extra money especially if you’re starting to think about retirement &
what’s next - The Transition into the next phase of life

- Inside this podcast each week you will learn from people like you that were working F/T but 

- still found time to create a course , grow a big team, a large audience or profitable side hustle 

- The steps they took, their back stories & how they overcame burnout 

- The perfect blend of Mindset and Techniques  

- Carpe Diem, now let’s get your Dream LIT for your Freedom

- I’m your host & Coach - SuperDave!!!


Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

105 episodes

    Season 2

  • Eric Grimes' NYPD Tales and Trials cover
    Eric Grimes' NYPD Tales and Trials cover
    Eric Grimes' NYPD Tales and Trials

    THA #99Eric Grimes' journey through the NYPD reveals a thoughtful and strategic individual. Eric has a mind for Chess. His experiences highlight the importance of strategic thinking, adaptability, and passion in law enforcement, illustrating a unique and inspiring NYPD journey. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    1h05 | Published on June 12, 2024

  • From NYC to Texas by Jiian “Chappy” Chapoteau cover
    From NYC to Texas by Jiian “Chappy” Chapoteau cover
    From NYC to Texas by Jiian “Chappy” Chapoteau

    THA #98T.H.A is joined by Jiian “Chappy” Chapoteau, a retired officer with a remarkable 20-year legacy. Renowned for his unfiltered and candid storytelling, Chappy shares his journey from NYC to Texas. He highlights the grueling challenges of midnight shifts and the chaotic commute from Brooklyn to Long Island. With humor and heart, he contrasts the high prices of NYC with the affordable living in Texas. Chappy also reflects on the deep camaraderie in law enforcement and his wife’s contrasting lifestyle as a professional triathlete. This episode offers a raw, insightful glimpse into the life of a dedicated officer transitioning into retirement. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    43min | Published on June 7, 2024

  • Case Files and Courtrooms: Stories from Terry Dwyer cover
    Case Files and Courtrooms: Stories from Terry Dwyer cover
    Case Files and Courtrooms: Stories from Terry Dwyer

    THA #97In this episode, we sit down with Terry Dwyer, a retired law enforcement officer with 26 years of service and 17 years of retirement. Terry shares his experiences working in various roles, including uniformed patrol, criminal investigations, and organized crime. He discusses the challenges and rewards of his career, the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and the strong bonds formed with colleagues. Terry also reflects on notable cases, including a quintuple homicide and significant gang and organized crime investigations. Through humor and resilience, Terry’s stories highlight the camaraderie and dedication that define a lifetime in law enforcement. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    52min | Published on May 29, 2024

  • From ESU Cop To Protector of the Stars with Chris Davis cover
    From ESU Cop To Protector of the Stars with Chris Davis cover
    From ESU Cop To Protector of the Stars with Chris Davis

    THA #96Chris Davis's journey from a retired police officer to an executive protection specialist is a tale of fortunate timing and adaptability. Upon retirement, Chris discovered a passion for security, transitioning seamlessly into a new role that leveraged his extensive law enforcement experience.He emphasizes that opportunities often arise unexpectedly, and being ready to seize them can lead to a fulfilling and exciting post-retirement career. Chris Davis exemplifies the power of embracing new challenges. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    1h11 | Published on May 22, 2024

  • From Tragedy to Triumph: The Will & Andy Tablet Command Story cover
    From Tragedy to Triumph: The Will & Andy Tablet Command Story cover
    From Tragedy to Triumph: The Will & Andy Tablet Command Story

    THA#95Andy and Will share their journey of innovation, their entrepreneurial spirit, their dedication to enhancing firefighter accountability and incident management. * Gain insights into Tablet Command's development* Invaluable lessons on leadership and the transformative power of technology. * A fresh perspective on heroism * Inside look at how their solution empowers firefighters * How technological innovation can support those who protect others and serve as a beacon of hope for aspiring change-makers. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    55min | Published on May 8, 2024

  • Trooper Talk with Rob Stelzle: From NYPD Housing to the State Police cover
    Trooper Talk with Rob Stelzle: From NYPD Housing to the State Police cover
    Trooper Talk with Rob Stelzle: From NYPD Housing to the State Police

    THA #94Rob Stelzle, a seasoned law enforcement professional, brings a unique perspective to the Hero Academy podcast. Born and raised in Jersey City, Rob's diverse upbringing shaped his understanding of urban life and policing. From his early days in the NYPD housing unit to his tenure as a trooper in the New Jersey State Police, Rob shares captivating anecdotes that range from heart-pounding pursuits to poignant reflections on sacrifice and camaraderie within law enforcement. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    40min | Published on May 1, 2024

  • Echoes of the Cellblock: Anthony Garrett's Stories of Resilience cover
    Echoes of the Cellblock: Anthony Garrett's Stories of Resilience cover
    Echoes of the Cellblock: Anthony Garrett's Stories of Resilience

    THA #93Join Anthony Garrett as he delves into the challenges faced by first responders struggling with stress, anxiety, and work-related issues in the high-pressure world of law enforcement. As a former corrections officer, Anthony sheds light on the unique struggles of active and retired first responders still haunted by past traumas, emphasizing the importance of seeking help and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health. He provides a safe platform for healing and resilience, offering hope and guidance to those who need support. Anthony shares his personal insights, inspiring listeners to prioritize self-care and seek support in their own lives. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    40min | Published on April 24, 2024

  • Tech, Tales, and Tactics: Insights from a Former Navy Cryptologist cover
    Tech, Tales, and Tactics: Insights from a Former Navy Cryptologist cover
    Tech, Tales, and Tactics: Insights from a Former Navy Cryptologist

    THA #92 - J.L. Hancock is the pen name of Jim Harvey who was born in Albuquerque, NM. He has worked as a martial arts instructor, lifeguard, foreign missionary, and river guide. In 2002, he enlisted in the Navy and spent twenty years as a cryptologist. He currently works as a Technology Consultant and President of Xiphos Innovations, LLC.During his time in the military, Jim toiled away in the dark corners of the government intelligence communities, learned two Asian languages, and eventually conducted over one hundred combat operations with special operations forces in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Philippines. During the last six years of his career, he worked as the senior enlisted advisor over future concepts and innovation for the Navy special operations community where he became a well-known subject matter expert in unmanned systems, 5G, and artificial intelligence.He is presently writing a series and a standalone novel.The Voodoo series involves a skilled military technician facing the evolving global threat of an international arms race for artificial intelligence.J.L. Hancock lives in San Diego, CA, with his wife and two children. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    1h26 | Published on April 10, 2024

  • From First Responder to Bestseller with Joseph Patrick Fair: Writing Through Adversity cover
    From First Responder to Bestseller with Joseph Patrick Fair: Writing Through Adversity cover
    From First Responder to Bestseller with Joseph Patrick Fair: Writing Through Adversity

    THA #91 - Over a decade of passionate writing has shaped Joseph's craft. Drawing from his own life, Joseph's stories celebrate the beauty of everyday moments, reminding us of our shared humanity. As both mentor and friend, Joseph empowers aspiring writers to find their voice and hone their skills across genres, offering invaluable guidance shaped by his own journey. Join Joseph's vibrant community of readers and writers on social media, where lively discussions, immersive storytelling, and insightful podcasts await. Together, let's explore the power of writing and kindling creativity along the way. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    47min | Published on April 3, 2024

  • From Chief to Coach with Jonni Lea Redick: Navigating Retirement and Reinvention cover
    From Chief to Coach with Jonni Lea Redick: Navigating Retirement and Reinvention cover
    From Chief to Coach with Jonni Lea Redick: Navigating Retirement and Reinvention

    THA #90 - The journey of retirement often comes with unexpected twists and turns, as shared by Jonni Lea Redick in her poignant conversation. As a former law enforcement leader, Jonni faced the daunting challenge of transitioning from a career defined by service and duty to charting a new path of self-discovery and wellness. Her battle with illness served as a wake-up call, reminding her that life's challenges extend far beyond the uniform. Through reflection and faith, Jonni found the courage to embrace a new chapter, embracing vulnerability and sharing her story through writing and teaching. Her resilience and determination offer a beacon of hope to others facing similar crossroads. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.

    47min | Published on March 27, 2024

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