Erica L. Ayala (Eye-Yah-La) 💪🏽

Erica L. Ayala (Eye-Yah-La) 💪🏽

Almost Famous | Founder, @BlackRosieMedia #HBRIC | 1st & only Black or Latine @PHF broadcaster | Broadcaster @NWSL | #PBWA #NAHJ 📧

Appears in 64 Episodes

1v1 with Goaltender Corinne Schroeder

In 2024, Corinne Schroeder was inducted into the Women's Beanpot Hall of Fame. The former Boston University goaltender led the Terriers to three straight Beanpot title...

Twitter Spaces Deep Dive: What Happened at Harvard?

This episode was initially recorded on Twitter Spaces on June 12, 2023 TRIGGER WARNING:  racism, homophobia, mental/emotional abuse, eating disorders, body shaming, ga...

Twitter Spaces Deep Dive: WoHo Free Agency - The Good, the Bad, the Qué?

Angélica Rodríguez & Erica L. Ayala are back and talking PHF Free Agency. On this episode, originally recorded on Twitter Spaces, were discuss the big spenders in PHF ...

LIVE FROM TULSA With PHF GMS Nate Oliver and Chi-Yin Tse

The Minnesota Whitecaps may have fallen short in overtime during the 2023 Isobel Cup Final, but they did finish the 2022-23 season with a title. For the second year, t...

2023 PHF ISOBEL CUP FINAL: Exclusive Interviews with Toronto Six & Minnesota Whitecaps

Black Rosie Media founder and reporter Erica L. Ayala spoke to multiple players from the Toronto Six and the Minnesota Whitecaps ahead of the 2023 Isobel Cup Final on ...

Interview with Whale forward Justine Reyes

California native Justine Reyes worked her way up to the top line for the Connecticut Whale in her first Premier Hockey Federation season.As the Whale prepare for the ...

Behind-The-Scenes with MeiGray + How To Bid On PHF All-Star Game-Worn Jerseys

Black Rosie Media and the Founding 4 Podcast take you from the bench to the locker rooms and everywhere in between. Take a look at our exclusive look at the 2023 PHF A...

Black Rosie Media Presents: Behind the 2023 PHF All-Star Showcase Jerseys

Elliot Gerard, Founder + Head of Creative at HEARTLENT Group, joined the show to discuss the 2023 PHF All-Star Showcase jerseys, how he fell in love with art, and a Mo...

Amy Budde's Campaign to Get Taylor Swift to a Beauts Game

You won't want to miss Part II of this conversation between Founding 4 Podcast co-host Angelica Rodriguez and Buffalo Beauts player Amy Budde. The two chat about outdo...

PHF Preview: The Connecticut Captain is Back!

PHF Previews: Connecticut Whale - This session was originally recorded live on Twitter SpacesThe Connecticut Whale blazed through the regular season as the team to bea...

Amy Budde on Embracing Her Role

Founding 4 Podcast co-host Angelica Rodriguez sat down with Buffalo Beauts player Amy Budde to discuss her role on and off the ice.

PHF Preview: Metropolitan Riveters New Rink Sweet Dream or Beautiful Nightmare?

We're weeks away from the eighth season of the Premier Hockey Federation (PHF). Co-hosts Angelica Rodriguez and Erica L. Ayala begin their countdown to the season with...

PHF Previews: New Look Minnesota Whitecaps?!

PHF Broadcaster Kelly J. Schultz joins the Founding 4 Podcast to preview the Minnesota Whitecaps team ahead of the 2022-23 Premier Hockey Federation season.

PHF Previews - Montreal Force aka NKOTB!

Twitter Spaces Replay - Sunday, October 31: Ashley Mouzzon, the founder of Ball Hockey Bootcamp, joins us to chat about the newest PHF team!

PHF Previews: Can Toronto Make it to Their First Izzy Cup Final?

Twitter Spaces Replay: November 2, 2022 Ashley Mouzzon joins co-hosts Erica L. Ayala and Angelica Rodriguez to preview the Toronto Six squad ahead of the opening week...

Boston Pride Preview: Going For the Three Peat!

Sam Fryman joined the Founding 4 Podcast for our first PHF team preview.

PHF Preview Replay - 10.09.22

Angelica Rodriguez and Erica L. Ayala discussed the upcoming Premier Hockey Federation on Twitter Spaces.

Bienvenue Montréal!

The PHF is expanding. What does that mean for current teams and players seeking a roster spot in Montreal? Once again, co-hosts Erica L. Ayala and Angelica Rodriguez c...

A New Era Begins!

The Founding 4 Podcast is back and brought Angelica Rodgriguez onboard as our new co-host! She and co-founder of the show Erica L. Ayala are two Latinas with spicy hoc...

#BlackRosie in Beijing: Hilary Knight vs The Toronto Star

Host Erica L. Ayala brings you sounds from Beijing and the 2022 Winter Olympic Ice Hockey Tournament. Hear from Swedish captain Michelle Lowehielm, Czech Republic forw...

A chat with power forward/snacker Janine Weber

Janine Weber joins the show to preview the PHF matchup against Connecticut and Buffalo, reflect on Team Austria at the 2022 Olympic Qualifiers, and more!

Founding 4 Revival featuring Hockey Hall of Famer Angela James

The Founding 4 Podcast returns with Hockey Hall of Famer and current Toronto 6 assistant coach, Angela James.

S4E7: Part II with Anne, EBUG News, and the legacy of MLK & O'Ree

Tune in for Part II of our interview with Anne Torkarski and breaking EBUG news! #NDubble

Season 4 E6: NWHL 101 with Anne Tokarski

Everything you need to know about the National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) featuring Anne Tokarski - Part I. 

Anya Packer gets us ready for the #NDubble

Anya Packer discusses her biggest takeaways from 2020, Baby Waylon Packer also makes his first appearance, and Anya hints at some news!

S4E4: "This episode is brought to you by ..." featuring Sonjia Shelly

Riveters goaltender Sonjia Shelly recaps her rookie season with the Connecticut Whale and what she's packing for the NWHL bubble in Lake Placid.

S4E3: Love at first skate featuring Whitney Dove

Buffalo Beaut rookie defender Whitney Dove joins the show!

Founding 4 Podcast: NWHL interim commissioner Ty Tumminia focused on systems, partners

NWHL interim commissioner Ty Tumminia joins the Founding 4 Pod to discuss her new role, planning Season 6 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and her 2020 World Series predict...

Anya Packer is 'empowered' by new NWHL governance model

The Founding 4 Podcast Season 4 officially kicks off with Anya Packer, executive director of the NWHLPA. Packer explains the new NWHL governance structure, potential u...

F4P Archives: Episode 001- November 7, 2017

On International Podcast Day, I thought I'd take us back to the first-ever episode of the Founding 4 Podcast. As you will hear, this show was originally part of The Ic...

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