Neil W. Blackmon (Editor-In-Chief)
Neil W. Blackmon, a US Men’s National Team follower and Sam’s Army Member since 2002, is a graduate of the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Neil has been writing about the US Men’s National Team since 2006, and founded the Yanks Are Coming with Jon Levy in 2008. In addition to The Yanks Are Coming, his writing has appeared in A Football Report, The Shin Guardian and other web-based soccer publications. He has also been a featured guest on the Sports Illustrated soccer podcast as well as Sirius XM‘s soccer programming. His piece on Andy Najar was nominated for awards for journalistic excellence. He currently practices law in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he lives with his wife and love of his life, Tabitha, and their daughters Mila & Elizabeth.
Jon Levy (Senior Editor)
Jon Levy is an avid soccer fan who has been an active member of the sports media for approximately ten years. He most recently served as the Sports Director at WUFT-FM in Gainesville, Florida. Jon is a University of Florida graduate and who finished his Masters degree in broadcast station management in December 2009. Jon has been a featured guest on the Sports Illustrated soccer podcast. He won an award for journalistic excellence for a piece on Tim Tebow he did as a masters student at the University of Florida, and his soccer writing has frequented “Best Of” lists since he co-founded The Yanks Are Coming in 2008. Jon roots for West Ham United, Lady Gaga, and the Chicago Bears. He hates Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney and blight upon society Brett Favre.
Daniel Seco (Publisher/Editor-At-Large)
Daniel Seco is the former editor-in-chief of The Yanks Are Coming who now serves as publisher and editor-at-large. Beyond soccer, Seco’s work has been published on Yahoo, CBS News, The Bergen Record, MLB Trade Rumors, and Hoops Rumors, among others. After working in Hollywood for the past four years, Seco now works as a project manager on behalf of the major film studios and music companies to help promote consumer-facing initiatives. In addition to rooting for the Yanks, Seco considers himself a fan of the Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Dodgers, and beleaguered Los Angeles Rams. A graduate of the University of Maryland and the University of Florida, Seco currently resides in Downtown Los Angeles with his fiancee Heather.
Kartik Krishnaiyer (Host, TYAC Soccer Show)
Kartik Krishnaiyer is the Senior Writer for World Soccer Talk and the former NASL Communications Director. Based in Florida, he freelances for several soccer sites in addition to World Soccer Talk and has served as the Media Relations Director for the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. He currently fills that role with Boca Raton FC of the NPSL. Kartik is the author of two books about the beautiful game, Soccerwarz and Blue with Envy.
Guy Bailey (Contributing Writer)
Guy Bailey writes columns for The Yanks Are Coming throughout the English Premier League season. In those columns, he’ll discuss the happenings overseas in the world’s most popular sports league, as well as The Championship, where many Americans ply their trade. Guy offers a unique perspective on the league as a Brit who lived for a long while in Atlanta before moving back to Teesside as it has a free health service and no guns. You can follow him on Twitter all EPL season at @guyrbailey.
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