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 and Raf Crowley 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 daughter Mila.
Jon Levy (Associate 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.