Faculty
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Faculty

"I'm honored to be contributing to an interactive curriculum that is groundbreaking in nature and incredibly impactful in scope! I wish an opportunity like this existed when I was a teen!" 

"I'm honored to be contributing to an interactive curriculum that is groundbreaking in nature and incredibly impactful in scope! I wish an opportunity like this existed when I was a teen!" 

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Matt Pinto, Voice of Oklahoma City Thunder

Matt Pinto, Voice of Oklahoma City Thunder

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Our faculty is an accomplished group of sports professionals with extensive resumes and are passionate about teaching our aspiring, future sports broadcasters and journalists helping them launch into a sports-related career in as early as 9th grade...long before the college years. Academy students begin to establish extremely valuable relationships with these contacts within the highest levels of the sportscasting industry. Guest speakers representing a broad spectrum of sports professionals also log into our live classes providing additional valuable training and insider tips.

Our faculty is an accomplished group of sports professionals with extensive resumes and are passionate about teaching our aspiring, future sports broadcasters and journalists helping them launch into a sports-related career in as early as 9th grade...long before the college years. Academy students begin to establish extremely valuable relationships with these contacts within the highest levels of the sportscasting industry. Guest speakers representing a broad spectrum of sports professionals also log into our live classes providing additional valuable training and insider tips.

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Sample List Of Past And PRESENT ACADEMY FACULTY MEMBERS AND GUEST SPEAKERS
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Sample List Of Past And PRESENT ACADEMY FACULTY MEMBERS AND GUEST SPEAKERS

Professionals Listed are associated with the following organizations at the time of participation

Professionals Listed are associated with the following organizations at the time of participation

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Mike Hill

FOX Sports 1 - Los Angeles, CA 

Host of America's Pregame 

Roy Firestone

FOX TV Los Angeles - Cameo in "Jerry Maguire" 

Host "LA Tonight with Roy Firestone" 

Matt Pinto 

 OKC Thunder - Oklahoma City, OK

Play-by-Play Announcer 

Jack Michaels 

 Edmonton Oilers - Edmonton, Canada

Play-by-Play Announcer 

 Rich Burk

NBC Olympics/ESPN/PAC - 12/NBC - Portland, OR 

Play-by-Play Announcer 

Dante Marchiteili 

 FOX Sports - Orlando Magic - Orlando, FL

 Side-line Reporter

Jen Mueller 

 Seattle Seahawks - NFL

Side-line Reporter 

 John Crotty

 Miami HEAT and FOX Sports/Florida

 Studio Analyst

 Greg Lee

www.NBA.com/Turner Sports 

 Editorial Director

Mario Impemba 

Detroit Tigers - Detroit, MI 

Television Voice 

 John Strong

 Portland Timbers - Portland, OR

Television and Radio Voice 

 Jimmie Lee Solomon

 Major League Baseball - Miami, FL

Former Exec V.P. of Baseball Ops 

 Rapheal Gellar

 Israel Sports Net - Tel Aviv

Sports Talk Radio Voice 

Danyelle Sargent 

 Fox Sports Net - Sac, CA

 Sports Anchor

 Brett Dolan

 Houston Astros - Houston, TX

 Play-by-Play Announcer

 Brian Wheeler

Portland Trail Blazers - Portland, OR 

 Play-by-Play Announcer 

 Lincoln Rose

Fox Sports 1/Fox Sports SW - Houston, TX 

 Play-by-Play Announcer

 Bill Beck

 Miami Marlins - Miami, FL

Special Assistant to the Owner 

 Steve Lenox

 ESPN Sports Radio - NY, NY

Sports Talk Radio Host / Play-by-Play 

Will Manso 

WPLG Channel 10 - Miami, FL 

 Sports Director

Jim Berry 

 CBS Channel 4 - Miami, FL

 Sports Director

 Jake Asman

 SB Nation - Houston, TX

 Creating a Podcast

 Brian Jackson

WJXT-TV - Jacksonville, FL 

TV/Radio Sports Broadcasting 

Amanda Borges 

NY Rangers/Yahoo Sports 

Sports Writing 

 Justin Walters

WRNN-TV/FiOS1 - NYC 

The Sports Interview 

Bridget Chavez 

 KOLO 8 News - Reno, NV

Internships/College Experience 

Andrew Monaco 

Texas A&M - Houston, TX 

Play-by-Play Announcer

Blair Kerkhoff

Kansas City Star

Sports Columnist

Robert Ford 

Houston Astros 

Play- By-Play  

Jaime Rivera 

YSN Sports Broadcasting Academy 

Professional Development 

(Due to last minute job assignment or schedule change, faculty subject to change.)

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