lIVE AND INTERACTIVE WEEKLY 
spORTS bROADCASTING TRAINING FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS 

Learn from the Pro's in a

Extra-Curricular Virtual Classroom 

Including Professional Development 

Sunday Nights - 2 Hours - 13 Weeks

Our Mission 

"To provide unparalleled sports broadcasting instruction, life, communication and business skills training benefiting high school students throughout their lives, whether they choose a career in sports broadcasting or elsewhere."

Matt Pinto

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

Matt Pinto, Voice
Oklahoma City Thunder
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What We do 

If you’re a young man or a young lady in high school and considering a career that will satisfy your desire to be near the action, even if you’re not a jock, don’t be discouraged. Today there are more ways than ever to incorporate your love for sport...More

If you’re a young man or a young lady in high school and considering a career that will satisfy your desire to be near the action, even if you’re not a jock, don’t be discouraged. Today there are more ways than ever to incorporate your love for sports into a well-paying, highly-satisfying professional sports-related career someday...and you may already have a head start and the necessary skills and interest level to get in the game. But you need an edge so don’t wait to get started!

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“I was very impressed with such a professional looking group of student broadcasters on such a big stage! I wish you all the very best.”

JOHN KING
CNN Chief National Correspondent at NBA All Star Week
YSN ACADEMY GRADUATE AND FACULTY MEMBER (FOX Sports)

Guests on NBC Sports/Comcast SportsNet

Northwest Region

Application Deadline:

To Be Announced

Orientation Date:

To Be Announced

Next Class Starts:

To Be Announced

Online Orientation and Class Login Information Will be Included in Acceptance Letter

Sundays

7:00pm - 9:00pm Eastern

6:00pm - 8:00pm Central

5:00pm - 7:00pm Mountain

4:00pm - 6:00pm Pacific

UPON ACCEPTANCE
Upon Acceptance
Tuition: To Be Announced

Payment Link Included In Acceptance Letter

Secure Payments by

YSN ACADEMY STUDENT

10th Garder Joey Bonadonna

Color Commentary for the Green Bay Blizzard

Indoor Football League (IFL)

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Application Requirements
Application Requirements
  • Online application must be completed by student and a parent (or legal guardian)

  • Upload most recent copy of H.S. transcript or report card

  • Upload Teacher or Counselor recommendation on school letterhead 

  • Upload photo headshot with solid color background wall

  • Essay on application - "Why do you want to be accepted to the YSN Sports Broadcasting Academy?" (minimum 100 - maximum 150 word limit)

  • Online video interview (student and parent) required conducted by Teen Sports Podcast Network President, National Director, and Lead Instructor

FOR TECH SUPPORT CALL: 954-952-5903

Here's What You'll Learn
Here's What You'll Learn
  • Radio Play-by-Play

  • Television Play-by-Play

  • Sports Interviewing

  • Sideline Reporting

  • On-Camera Prep

  • Game Analysis

  • Sports Writing

  • Stadium Announcing

  • Demo Reel

  • Podcasting

Professional Development
Professional Development
  • Public Speaking

  • Netiquette

  • The Elevator Pitch

  • Impression Management

  • Time-Management

  • Financial Literacy Basics

  • The Cover Letter / Resume and Interview 

  • Business / Office Best Practices

  • Workplace Conflict Management and Resolution

  • Mentoring

IMPORTANT NOTE: All candidates (and their parents) submitting applications understand that acceptance into the Academy is offered purely for personal development and enrichment purposes by high school students pursuing a passion/interest in sports broadcasting as a career. All subject matters are delivered at an introductory level. This educational experience is not intended to prepare students for employment upon completion of the Academy. Future employment opportunities will require advanced education, internships and/or volunteer experience.

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"I know that having graduated from the YSN Sports Broadcasting Academy on my resume was one of the deciding factors that enabled me to be one of only two freshmen that were hired (Pac-12 Network) from the 8,000 ASU freshmen class."

Kaard Bombe

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“The YSN Sports Broadcasting Academy doesn’t have professional teachers, they have professionals that teach! Each week what I learned from this academy, I feel I gained more advantages over kids my age.”

Taylor Weiss

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