A decade ago, a group of hardcore fantasy geeks decided they were fed up with the lack of features and overall gameplay of season-long fantasy leagues on the big conglomerate websites. They took matters into their own hands. After years of development, the first fantasy site built by fans, for fans, was ready for launch. Fantrax was born.
Doug Anderson is a 12-year veteran of the Fantasy Sports industry. His work has appeared on RotoExperts.com, Yahoo.com, SI.com, and NFL.com, as well as in the pages of USA Today’s Fantasy Baseball Weekly and various other magazines. Doug has participated in both LABR and Tout Wars, the two preeminent expert fantasy baseball leagues in existence. Doug was formerly a founding member and Executive Editor at RotoExperts and is now Managing Editor here at FantraxHQ. You can follow him on Twitter @RotoDaddy.
Writer, Podcast Host
Nathan Dokken is a member of the FSWA and has had his work featured in numerous books and magazines. He has also appeared on many podcasts and radio shows and hosts the Nasty Cast and Fantrax Dynasty Baseball podcasts. His written work can be found exclusively at Fantrax HQ, and his personal thoughts and opinions can be found on Twitter @NathanDokken.
Lead Baseball Writer/Prospect Analyst
Eric Cross has been writing for FantraxHQ since March of 2017 and is now the lead MLB writer and prospect analyst for the site. He also wrote for FantasyPros from June 2017 to September 2018 and is also a contributor to the best-selling Fantasy Baseball Black Book. Eric was accepted into the FSWA (Fantasy Sports Writers Association) in March of 2018. He currently lives on the coast of Maine with his two children and can be found at various minor league ballparks around New England. Find Eric on Twitter @EricCross04 and ask away with all your baseball and prospect questions.
Mick Ciallela has been writing for FantraxHQ since July 2017. He has also written for Bleacher Report. He is a lifelong sports fan and has been an avid fantasy sports player for many years. Mick was the Overall Champion of both the 2016 Football Challenge – Roto and 2017 Play 3 Football contests hosted by CDM Sports. Mick was born and raised in Mount Vernon, New York and currently resides in New London, Connecticut.
Fantasy Basketball Writer
Adam King is new to NBA writing for FantraxHQ. He also currently writes for Rotowire and has previously written for Locked on Fantasy Basketball and Locked on Timberwolves. He has played sports his entire life with fantasy basketball becoming a passion over the past six years. By day, Adam is the service coordinator at the Autism Centre in Canberra, Australia. Adam was born and raised in Queanbeyan, Australia and currently resides in Bungendore, Australia with his wife and two children.
Seth Klein joined the FantraxHQ team in September 2018. Seth brings an extensive resume to the table, having previously written at Razzball, The Fantasy Fix, and FantasyDraft. He has also served as the editor in chief at FantasyCPR and Fake Pigskin, and can be seen and heard on many podcasts and fantasy sports radio shows. Seth was born and bred in Los Angeles, but is a lifelong New York sports fan. He currently resides in the San Fernando Valley with his wife and two young children.
Scott Engel is an inaugural member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association’s Hall of Fame and a four-time award winner. He was one of the driving content forces in the rise of RotoExperts.com and was the lead host on the RotoExperts in the Morning for six years on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio. He was also instrumental in the launch of the FNTSY Sports Network. Scott was the first-ever Senior Writer and Managing Editor at CBS SportsLine and won a company Hall of Fame Award. He was also an Associate Editor and Fantasy analyst for ESPN.com. He has been the featured Fantasy Writer on Seahawks.com since 2012 and his work has been syndicated to the Associated Press, NFL.com, New York Daily News, New York Post, Yahoo Sports, Bloomberg Sports, Sports Illustrated and many others. He is a credentialed media member who won an FSWA award in 2016 for his Insider Fantasy Reporting. Known as “The King”, Scott is on Twitter @scottTheKing
Nate Hamilton is a regular contributor in the fantasy football industry. He provides advice & analysis on a daily basis on Twitter (@DomiNateFF). He has written content for many well-known sites including FantasyPros, The Fantasy Footballers, Fantasy Data, and currently, FantraxHQ. He is the co-host of The Fantasy Tilt Podcast with Keaton Denlay. Nate also Co-Authors Amazon’s #1 Best Selling “The Fantasy Football Black Book” with Joe Pisapia. He is a member of the Fantasy Sports Writer’s Association (FSWA).
Host of The Black BookPodcast/Sr. MLB/NFL Writer
Joe Pisapia is the author of the #1 best-selling Fantasy Black Book Series and creator of the revolutionary player evaluation tool Relative Position Value (RPV). He’s the host of The Fantasy Black Book Podcast and the LineStar DFS Podcasts. Joe was previously host of the FSTA award-winning On Target Fantasy (2016 Radio Show of the Year), The Fantasy Black Book Show, RotoExperts in the Morning and NFL Game Day for the FNTSY Fantasy Sports Radio Network, as well as RotoWire MLB/NFL DFS Podcasts, and numerous shows for SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio. You can also see him frequently on CBS TV in New York on The Sports Desk. He’s written for The Sporting News, FanDuel Insider and FantasyAlarm.
MLB/NFL Writer/Podcast Host
Michael Florio is the winner of the 2018 FSWA Baseball Article of the Year and was a finalist for the 2017 Fantasy Football Writer of the Year. He has hosted video/radio shows, written for a number of print and web publications including the AP, NY Daily News and much more!
CFF: On Campus
With his Masters in history and professional experience as an educator, John Laub is uniquely qualified to research, analyze and discover new insights and trends in college and professional football. Laub has played fantasy football for thirty years and published articles for FootballDiehards.com for well over 20 years. He won $10,000 in 1993, defeating nearly 15,000 owners, and published Audibles: Winning is Everything in the 1990s. He is co-host of the DFSDudes and CFF: On Campus PodCasts. He truly is The Gridiron Scholar.
A member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association and Pro Football Writers of America who resides in Columbus, Ohio, Gary has been featured on a number of fantasy websites and in nationally circulated publications. These publications include the USA Today Fantasy Football Preview and the magazines distributed by Fantasy Sports Publications Inc., for whom Gary is a both a contributing author and associate editor. Gary is an eight-time FSWA Award finalist and two-time winner who has been a finalist for that organization’s Fantasy Football Writer of the Year award each of the last three years. He won the honor in 2017. Gary also appears regularly on Sirius XM Radio (including live from Radio Row at Super Bowl XLIX) and over-the-air stations across the country. He knows football. Or so he’s heard.
Fantasy Baseball Writer
Mike Kurland is a fantasy baseball analyst who began with Fantrax in June of 2019 and is a member of the Fantasy Sportswriters Association. Mike is also the creator and host of the Bases Loaded Podcast and also co-hosts a second podcast called Draft Champions Podcast which discusses all things NFBC. Reach out to him on Twitter @Mike_Kurland with your fantasy baseball questions and he will be happy to share his thoughts.
Fantasy Baseball Writer
Jorge Montanez is a lifelong sports fan but new to the fantasy industry, joining Fantrax HQ as a writer in June of 2019. Jorge co-hosts the Bases Loaded Podcast, a fantasy baseball podcast covering everything fantasy baseball on a weekly basis. He was raised in Stockton, CA but now resides in Los Angeles, where you can find him at a ballpark playing catch with his two sons on the weekends. Follow Jorge @jmontanez90 on Twitter where he’ll be happy to give his take and answer questions on all things fantasy.
Fantasy Baseball Writer
Paul Mammino is a former collegiate baseball player turned fantasy writer. He joined Fantrax HQ in 2019 and writes for a number of different places including Sportsline and Friends With Fantasy Benefits. He focuses on two start pitchers for Fantrax but is also extremely interested in relief pitching which he covers for Sportsline.
EPL Content Leads
The Fantasy Football Chaps specialize in EPL Fantasy Soccer. They have been playing the draft format of the game for many years, and are our resident soccer experts! The English duo are obsessed with everything English Premier League, after falling in love with soccer as children growing up in the 90s. Icons such as Shearer, Beckham, Zola, and Bergkamp introduced them to the game… current stars such as Kane, Aguero, Salah, and Vaz Te are keeping the obsession going! The Chaps joined Fantrax HQ in June 2019, taking over as EPL Content Leads. The Norwich City fans will bring weekly articles analysing several aspects of Fantasy EPL! Find The Chaps on Twitter @TheFFChaps for all the latest.
NFL, NBA and MLB Writer
Joel Bartilotta is a fantasy addict who gets paid to write about his addiction. He writes for FantasyPros, RotoWire, Razzball and now Fantrax. Joel is a basketball lifer but he also covers MLB and NFL. In his free time, Joel loves to play basketballs and watch good films (Not Marvel Movies).
Fantasy Hockey Podcaster
Jesse Severe has been playing fantasy sports since 1988. While he produces fantasy hockey content for Fantrax, he plays Baseball, Basketball, Football, and College Football as well. He probably needs to cut back on leagues.
Fantasy Football Writer
Meng is a staff writer for fantasy football at Fantrax, the editor-in-chief at DynastyTradeCalculator.com, and co-host of the Fantasy Football Addicts podcast. Whether it’s redraft, dynasty, or DFS, there’s always an edge to be had. It’s a fantasy world, and we’re all just addicts in it.
Web Developer & Dynasty Football Writer
Nick Mazzetti has been building fantasy dynasty leagues since 2008. He initially joined the FantraxHQ team as a web developer, but has expanded his role into covering dynasty football. He updates NFL dynasty rankings weekly and writes the “Dynasty Football Stock Watch” column. You can follow him on Twitter @nickmazzetti.
Jason has been a fantasy basketball fanatic for over 16 years. With a background in Commerce and Accounting, Jason applies real life statistical analysis to drive fantasy hoops success. In real life, Jason still plays basketball competively, but enjoys, and is better at watching! Jason has a penchant for Roto leagues, having competed in the same Roto league with the same group of friends for 14 years. Jason joined Fantrax as a contributer in 2019.
Ibrahim has been a lifelong soccer player and avid Manchester United fan. Still in his 20s, he is a young active member of the fantasy community who gives plenty of advice. Ibrahim has won multiple Fantrax leagues in recent years, and his joined their writing team for the 2019 season.
Fantasy Basketball Writer
Brendan Woodward is a dedicated fantasy basketball enthusiast who has been an avid NBA fan for 16 years and a player of the great game since 1990. A Commercial Manager at an analytics firm by day, Brendan has been writing for Fantrax by night since July 2019. Having travelled through more than 50 countries, Brendan loves reading sci-fi and playing tennis in his spare time.