City of Champions Staff:
Matt Shetler, Editor: 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 Sports, he is also the Assistant Director for FanSided’s NBA Division and also works in the newspaper business. He reside 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
Please contact Matt with any site inquiries and questions at [email protected]
Matt Gajtka, Co-Editor, Lead Writer: Matt is the current Director of Communications & Broadcasting for the USHL’s Muskegon Lumberjacks. Matt is an all-around Pittsburgh sports fan who loves writing about and discussing the black and gold, no matter who’s wearing the colors. Hockey is his favorite team sport, but baseball is a close second. Follow him on Twitter @matt,gajtka
Zachary Weiss, Staff Writer: Zachary is a junior at Point Park University in Pittsburgh. In 2012 he was the beat writer for the school’s volleyball, women’s basketball and softball teams. He also host a radio show on campus called A to Z Sports. Currently he is also am a summer intern for Pittsburgh Sports Report. He’s already had press passes with the Pittsburgh Pirates and have been in the press box all season for the Pittsburgh Power. This year will be his first full season as a credentialed media member with the Pittsburgh Panthers Football Team. Follow him on Twitter @wewill1992
Drew Shetler, Staff Writer: Drew is a sports fan and writer who is working on publishing his first novel. He combined his two passions to write for City of Champions Sports.
Andy Green, Contributor: Andy is a credentialed hockey writer and managing editor at RocktheRed.net, a Washington, D.C., based site. He is an avid tennis player, a trained hockey referee, a summer sports camp counselor, and an aquatics instructor. He played soccer, baseball, and basketball growing up, and swam and ran track in high school. He played lacrosse in high school and college, and has coached swimming, diving, soccer, and lacrosse. Andy has a B.A. in History with a minor in Physics, and an M.A. in Political Science from Marshall. His Pittsburgh connection is that his great-great-great grandfather was the first Chancellor of Pitt.
Jason Harding, Staff Writer: Jason attended Waynesburg University obtaining a bachelors in Communications: Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information. He played football for Waynesburg. He’s from the Pittsburgh area and a fan of all Pittsburgh sports. Jason gives readers an unbiased opinion, no homer talk here. Follow Jason on Twitter @JasonHarding062
Larry Snyder, Staff Writer: Larry Snyder is a sports writer for the City Of Champions web site. He is the public address announcer at the Covelli Centre for 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 the City of Champion’s Matt Gajtka.