SportsFullCircle was founded in the summer of 2008, with the intention of being a blog that covered as much of the sports spectrum as possible. In the months following its debut, the site began to focus on editorials and breaking news, providing a similar experience for the audience as other mainstream websites could.
As the years have gone on, SportsFullCircle has seen much development and redevelopment. On Jan. 1, 2012, SportsFullCircle 2.0 was launched, the version you are currently viewing. The “new” website aims to take the sports blogging experience to more innovative levels, with more interactive content, new writers, and tons of new features!
SFC has received praise from professionals in the sports media industry, and prides itself in professionalism as a whole. Any suggestions for the website can be made by simply commenting on this page. Any questions concerning advertising, partnerships, or other ventures can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet the staff
Jon Alba, Head Administrator
Jon Alba began overseeing SportsFullCircle in August of 2008, and has maintained the blog ever since. He has established strong relationships with professionals in the industry which have undoubtedly aided in the success of the website, and continues to put hard work into the upkeep, editing and contributions of SportsFullCircle.
Alba has also hosted several online radio shows through SFC, including And Then There Were Two, SportsFullCircle Live! and Pardon Me, the last of which continues to air on 98.1 FM WQAQ in Connecticut. In 2008, he was named Youcastr.com Writer of the Year, and has received various other writing/broadcasting awards to his credit.
He is currently a sophomore at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. and studying broadcast journalism with a minor in sports studies. Alba is the associate producer of Sports Paws, the campus’ version of ESPN’s SportsCenter. He is also involved with QBSN, the official sports network of the Quinnipiac Bobcats, alongside the campus newspaper and radio.
Alba can be found on Twitter, and can be contacted through email at email@example.com.
Derek Johnson, Editor
Derek has been writing for SportsFullCircle since its debut in 2008. He is an avid sports fan who follows a wide variety of sports ranging from the ordinary to the bizarre. Derek has written about football, basketball, baseball, hockey, soccer, and auto racing among other popular American sports, but has also recently been following Australian Rules Football. Regardless of the sport, he will post anything ranging also from the ordinary to the bizarre.
Derek also plays fantasy sports from time to time. His favorite athlete is Ian Kinsler.
Alex Herbst, Editor
Giovanni Mio, Editor
Giovanni Mio has been writing for newspapers and blogs as early as 2009, when he wrote for his high school’s sports newspaper giving daily fantasy advice, working with MSG Varsity in the process
He is currently a freshman at Quinnipiac University, majoring in broadcast journalism and minoring in sports studies. Mio currently works with QBSN, the official sports network of the Quinnipiac Bobcats, the school’s newspaper, and co-hosts Pardon Me with Jon Alba.
He’s a New Yorker and loves the Yankees, Jets, Rangers, and Knicks. His favorite players are Carmelo Anthony, Brad Richards, Amare Stoudemire, Derek Jeter, and Mark Teixeira. Mio is also considered by most of his peers a fantasy guru, as he has won over 85% of his leagues.
Mio can be followed on Twitter as well.
Tanner Kish, Contributor
Tanner has been chiming into SportsFullCircle since 2009. For the website re-launch, he plans to become a regular contributor.
His articles range from simple NFL predictions to beligerant rants about god-awful sports movies like Space Jam or Rollerball. Tanner attempts to induce some type of humor in each article, to keep things fresh and to keep things interesting for the viewers.
Tanner has also done a lot of work with site administator, Jon Alba, including a one-year run as co-host of SFC podcast And Then There Were Two. The two originally met on the now extinct “YouCastr”, and have done work together ever since.
Tanner lives in Buffalo, New York. He is an avid NFL fan, following the Buffalo Bills and Baltimore Ravens.
Jordan Katz is a 20-year-old from Mahopac, N.Y. He is currently a sophomore at Quinnipiac University.
Katz is a broadcast journalism major and one day hopes to be broadcasting for the NFL or college basketball.
Jordan Levine, Contributor
Jordan graduated from the University of Maryland, known widely as the home of the Terrapins, that school with the ridiculous football jerseys, and the alma-mater of Scott “We’re Going to Bentley’s” Van Pelt.
While Jordan is focused mainly on the business of theatre, he is excited for the opportunity to comment on the world of sports. He’s also happy someone wants to hear what he thinks.
Nkwa Asonye, Contributor
Nkwa is the Sports and Operations Director at WRGW District Radio, the campus radio station of the George Washington University, but has been writing on this blog since 2009.
He’s a New Yorker through and through. Asonye’s affiliation of teams is as follows: Yankees, Jets, Knicks, and the Rangers. Even so, Kobe is his favorite basketball player.
Nick Abbate, Contributor
Nick Abbate learned the game of baseball from the bleachers of Yankee Stadium.
He started covering sports for his high school news paper and has been blogging about strictly baseball since 2008. Nick has been a guest on a number of different sports blogs and was even featured on a political site recently.
He is very excited about joining the team here at SportsFullCircle and hopes that you will submit any questions and comments on his posts.
Justin Cirillo, Contributor
Justin Cirillo has been the Sports Director and lead play-by-play voice of 91.9 WSHR for Sachem High School in Lake Ronkonkoma New York since 2006.
He will be attending SUNY Oswego starting in January of 2012 for a degree in Broadcasting.