Marshall Auerback (@Mauerback)
Marshall is a financial market practitioner for over 30 years in Hong Kong, Tokyo, London, and New York, and is also a Research Associate for the Levy Institute at Bard College. A prolific economics commentator, he has also worked as Director for Institutional Partnerships for the Institute for New Economic Thinking from July 2012-July 2015. He graduated magna cum laude with a BA from Queen’s University in 1981 and received a law degree from Corpus Cristi College, University of Oxford in 1983.
Dr. Kristina Reihl (@Doc_Reihl)
Kristina is a clinical and sport psychologist whose passion for sports started at a young age. She received her bachelors degree from Hofstra University and doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. She owns a private practice working with professional, junior, and amateur athletes/performers seeking to take their mental skills to the next level and has provided on-ice consulting for a goalie camp. Dr. Reihl is also a professor at Yorkville University, and speaks at international conferences.
Leor Grebler (@grebler)
Leor is co-founder and CEO of Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation (UCIC), a company dedicated to bringing voice interaction to hardware. It’s initial product – Ubi – The Ubiquitous Computer – was a voice activated computing device that offered instant access to information and control of home automation devices and was the first product to offer natural environment-based voice interaction. Leor steers UCIC towards its goal of making interaction with technology more human and natural.
Omar White (@OLW93)
Omar always jumps at the chance to talk hockey and is appreciative of the opportunity to turn that passion to the writing side of the game. Whether it’s player analysis or an editorial, expect a creative and enthusiastic tone to the words on your screen. You can find his work at SB Nation’s Pension Plan Puppets and FanSided’s A Winning Habit.
Jesse Goldberg-Strassler (@jgoldstrass)
Jesse recently completed his tenth season as the radio voice of the Lansing Lugnuts, the Toronto Blue Jays’ Class A affiliate. He is also the host/producer of Around the Nest, the definitive Blue Jays MiLB podcast, and the author of two books on the language of sports, each released by August Publications: “The Baseball Thesaurus,” now in its third edition, and “The Football Thesaurus.” In his greatest baseball highlight, he received the game ball for scoring the only run in a 28-1 loss.
Hayden Godfrey (@haydengodfreyy)
Hayden is a writer, blogger and progressive rock fanatic based in Toronto. A first-year student at Ryerson University, he can often be found pretentiously seeking out new vinyl records, studying a new sabermetric stat or enthusiastically tracking down the best coffee shop in the city. His work can also be read at Jays Journal, where he is a regular contributor.
Jason Woodell (@JasonAtTheGame)
Jason is the co-founder of Prospects Live, a minor league baseball site that focuses on scouting, video, and fantasy. He has written for Baseball Prospectus, Prospects 1500, and 2800 Baseball. In order to pay the bills, Jason is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant in Tampa, FL. In his earlier years, he lived in the Middle East, dabbled in some modeling, and speaks Arabic. He enjoys 80’s music, rap music, and bacon.
Sam Mendelsohn (@Mendy_Island)
Sam lives and breathes sports ever since he was a young kid. His passion for sports is unmatched and he is the proud graduate of the College of Sports Media and Centennial’s Sports Journalism program. He spent two years covering the Oshawa Generals in the OHL; before that he worked with CBC Sports during the Olympics and TSN.
Josh Tessler (@JoshTessler_)
Josh graduated from Clark University in 2014 with a Bachelors Degree in Communications and has a great deal of blogging and sports journalism experience. He is a frequent contributor with FanSided’s Editor in Leaf; by day, he’s a salesperson who has worked with some of the biggest technology companies across the globe and at night, he’s a hockey blogger and analyst.
Michael Asiffo (@michaelasiffo)
Michael is a writer, podcaster, radio personality and all around sports enthusiast. While graduating from York University with a undergraduate degree in Communications and a Radio Diploma at Seneca simultaneously, Michael has written for companies like Fan-I Sports about any sport under the sun. He is currently a Raptors 905 beat reporter for ATB News and you can hear him talking sports every Saturday from 6-8 on Sankofa Radio Toronto.
Brent Cardy (@BrentCardyShow)
Brent is from southwestern Ontario and is a huge sports fan who was bitten by the baseball bug in 1993. From years of playing and coaching he realized that the audio route was the way to go. The Cardy Show launched with its first guest (Jesse Goldberg-Strassler) and the program continued with appearances from many influential people in the baseball community across Canada. The Cardy Show is stronger than ever in 2018 and is posted weekly, so tune in and drop a five star review.
Mordecai Jones (@trainerofsteel)
Mordecai is a discriminating collector, a passionate fan, a dark imaginer, and a trainer of steel. Bearing witness to the evolution of the sport of MMA over the span of 25 years, Mordecai is a guide that can offer insight beyond the chain-link panels of the cage, while often forseeing the events within. His love of combat sports and violent artistry also seeps into realms of entertainment such as professional wrestling, comic books, film, and Canadian Ice Hockey. Many moons ago, Mordecai contributed to CBS Sportsline, DC Fanzine and a slew of pro wrestling websites. His favorite fighters of all-time include: Bas Rutten, Dave “Pee Wee” Herman, Donald Cerrone, Joe Lauzon and Clay Guida. He also owns the world’s most comprehensive Korean Zombie Topps trading card collection.
Eric Rosenhek (@TheHek)
Eric was born and raised under American League rules. Since 2012, he’s run a site called Definitely Not JaysTalk; featuring podcasts, articles and literary work, mostly related to the Toronto Blue Jays. Eric recognizes the importance of numbers, but prefers going by smells, sounds and sights. In case you really need to know what’s going through his head, follow him on Twitter and Instagram.
Brad Huff (@Bradley_J_Huff)
Brad has an eclectic array of interests. Born and raised in Greater Detroit, he is an avid Detroit sports fan, and overall supporter of the community, for life. He played baseball for Saginaw Valley State University on scholarship, has several perfect games (bowling) under his belt and was a guitarist for a local band for five years. Graduating from Walsh College as a finance major in 2011, Brad decided to move to California to pursue the more desirable job market and has resided in Oakland ever since. Brad has a keen interest in American and global politics. Follow him on social media to see what he thinks about the latest events.
Geoff Falbo (@gfalbo13)
Geoff was born and raised in Toronto. He has a heart for hockey and a mind for baseball. He’s also a former writer for DeepLeagues.com, a site that focused on minor league statistics designed for fantasy and dynasty leagues. A pessimistic Toronto sports fan, he’s apt to delve into the positives and negatives of local sports teams. Not one to mince his words, Geoff can often be that brutally honest, say-it-like-he-sees-it controversial voice in any heated sports debate. He has proven to be well-versed in everything from Toronto Rock Lacrosse to Woodbine Horseracing.
Luke Armstrong (@armstrongNHL)
Luke is a business student at the Ted Rogers School of Management – Ryerson University, studying marketing economics and finance. He brings a cold, passionate, analytical approach to discussing sports. He understands your right to a different opinion, but also knows you’re wrong. A former contributor at FanSided, his work has been featured on Sports Illustrated, the Sporting News and he’s been a guest of Colorado’s Altitude sports radio.
Richard Birfer (@richardbirfs)
A sleep-deprived graduate student at Brock University, Rich fills his life with an unhealthy combination of baseball, biomechanics, and caffeinated energy drinks. Outside of his masters research, he does a little bit of everything. Rich is the scouting director at Evolution Metrix, a host of multiple podcast, a freelance writer for multiple baseball outlets, and an aspiring Under Armour athlete.
Andrew Milani (@andrewmilani6)
Andrew is passionate about the Toronto sports scene and always has an opinion regarding the Maple Leafs, Raptors and Blue Jays. He is a graduate of the Radio Broadcasting program at Humber College where he served as radio host and commentator for the Humber Hawks with the goal of eventually making sports documentaries. When he is not deep-diving into sports stats and history, you can find Andrew reading novels and comics or gaming on his PC.