Sportswriting Program Graduates

The following talented writers have successfully completed the 12-week program, improving the core qualities of their writing, their abilities to formulate compelling arguments and their uses of various media elements:

Class 1

Michael Brock 

In addition to writing weekly staples for NBA Math, Michael serves as the sports editor for Eastern Washington University’s independent student newspaper The Easterner.

Tony East 

Not only does Tony continue to write for NBA Math and serve as a regular on the Hardwood Knocks podcast, but he’s also a co-host for the Locked on Pacers podcast while writing for Def Pen Hoops, RotoViz and Fansided’s Indiana Pacers branch, 8 Points, 9 Seconds.

Thomas Rende

Thomas is going from the Sportswriting Program to serving as a regular writer for NBA Math, and he also puts words on paper for RotoViz. You can similarly check out some of his (older) sports thoughts on his Medium channel.

Brian Sampson (voted by his peers as the MVP of Class 1)

Brian is filling a number of roles for NBA Math upon graduation from the program, ranging from writing article to running the site’s YouTube channel. He’s also a site expert for Fansided’s Dunking with Wolves branch and gets some of his basketball blurbs out for HoopsHabit.

Adam Spinella

An assistant coach at Washington & Jefferson College, Adam writes for both NBA Math and BBALLBREAKDOWN, showing off his Xs-and-Os skills all the while. He also works for FastModel Sports, which helps diagram plays and build playbooks.

Eric Spyropoulos

In addition to writing for HoopsHabit, Eric is the founder and Editor in Chief of The 94 Feet Report, where he’s overseeing the growth of numerous writers.

Tim Stubbs

Tim is continuing to write for NBA Math, where he’ll bring his deep knowledge of statistical elements and data visualization to the proverbial table and produce compelling content.