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June 6, 2024

The Wolff of McKalla Place: Josh Wolff and JaRon Marshall

We speak with Austin FC Head Coach Josh Wolff about his rapid rise through Major League Soccer, representing the United States on the world soccer stage, and that time he took his shirt off in D.C. We also speak to JaRon Marshall about choosing to move to Austin, jamming with Adrian Quesada, and touring the […]


May 23, 2024

Gallagher’s Travels: Jon Gallagher

We talk to Austin FC fullback Jon Gallagher about scoring the first goal ever scored at Q2 stadium, his unorthodox path to MLS, and signing with Austin FC after a stint in the Scottish Premier League.


May 9, 2024

The Lisfranc Redemption: Brendan Hines-Ike and Alex Vallejo

We talk to Austin FC defender Brendan Hines-Ike about his long winding road to Austin, learning Swedish, and coming back from two consecutive career-threatening injuries. We also talk to Alex Vallejo about who’s in his phone and how he’s nurturing the next generation of Austin artists.


April 25, 2024

Being Žan Kolmanič: Žan Kolmanič + Lesly Reynaga

We talk to Žan Kolmanič about his fame among famous Slovenians, his return from the season-ending knee injury he suffered last year, and his path on to Austin FC’s first roster in 2021. We also talk to Lesly Reynaga about her musical family and how she found mariachi music after leaving Mexico.


April 11, 2024

Chicken Run: Daniel Pereira + Austin FC Superstitions + Pollo’s Great Escape

We talk with Austin FC midfielder Daniel Pereira about living with his parents, the hokey pokey in Virginia, baseball in Venezuela, and why he’s the most-hated Austin player (so far) in our very unofficial poll. We also drill down into fan superstitions and why Pollo is so beloved.


April 4, 2024

Emiliano Rigoni Full Interview en Español

Vamos Verde host Juan Garcia and his sidekick Jimmy Maas talk with Austin FC winger Emiliano Rigoni about his Maté ritual, playing in some of the biggest leagues in Europe, and what its like to live away from his family. Juan Garcia y Jimmy Maas hablan con el volante de Austin FC Emiliano Rigoni sobre […]


March 28, 2024

Té for Two: Austin Musician Gina Chávez and Winger Emliano Rigoni.

Co-host Jimmy Maas interviews Austin based singer Gina Chávez. Then Colombiano co-host Juan Garcia kicks off the conversation with Emiliano Rigoni, the senior midfielder of Austin FC, entirely in Spanish.


March 14, 2024

Pump up the Volume: Gyasi Zardes & Austin FC Match Day DJs Peligrosa

Austin FC striker Gyasi Zardes speaks on the all-time greats he’s played with, plus how music has helped him find balance and how parenthood changed him. Plus the home game DJs for Austin FC, Peligrosa.



¡Vamos Verde! is a podcast about the intersection of Austin FC and the community that surrounds it.

Jimmy Maas

Jimmy became the assistant news director after years of hosting and reporting on business, sports, and odd stuff around Austin.

He grew up in Austin where he studied at its finest institutions. He moved to New York where he worked for some of its biggest media conglomerates.

Since joining the KUT News team, he has won awards and received several years of “meets and sometimes exceeds expectations” in employee reviews.

Juan Garcia

Juan Garcia is a producer at KUT. He joined KUT in 2021 as an evening and weekend host. He has a bachelor’s degree in electronic media and mass communication from Texas State University, where he worked as news director and station manager at KTSW 89.9 in San Marcos.


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