About

About

City of Champions Staff:

Matt Shetler, Co-Editor & Lead Writer: Matt has a background not only in sports journalism, but sports radio as well. In addition to serving as a writer and editor for Buckets Over Broadway and City of Champions, he is also the Assistant Director for FanSided’s NBA Division and also works in the newspaper business. He resides in the Pittsburgh area and in addition to being die-hard Pittsburgh sports fan but he is also a die-hard Knicks fan for life. Follow him on Twitter @buccos12 

Matt Gajtka, Co-Editor & Lead Writer: Matt brings experience from the sports industry and independent media to this creative and editorial role at City of Champions. He was born in Pittsburgh and raised in Weirton, W.Va., and now currently lives in Grand Rapids, Mich., where he reported for MLive, the largest media company in Michigan. Matt was previously in charge of broadcasting and media relations for two United States Hockey League teams and also interned for a season with minor-league baseball’s West Virginia Power. Follow him on Twitter @MattGajtka

Zachary Weiss, Staff Writer: Zachary is a senior at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, where he is the Athletic Communications Student Assistant. He has been credentialed with the PGA Tour, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pitt football, Pitt men’s/women’s basketball and Duquesne men’s/women’s basketball Follow him on Twitter @ZacharyMWeiss

Larry Snyder, Staff Writer: Larry is the public address announcer at 84 Lumber Arena for Robert Morris University’s men’s and women’s NCAA Division I hockey teams. He previously served a similar role with the Youngstown Phantoms of the USHL. Larry is also the co-host of “Behind The Glass”: the Youngstown Phantoms Radio Show on SportsRadio 1240 – WBBW on Tuesday nights. He is the co-host of the Gospel Of Hockey podcast with Matt Gajtka. Follow him on Twitter @Larry_N_Snyder