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Meet the Youth1 Team

Max was a 2017 summer intern at Youth1 and now a freelance journalist He is a Junior at Elon University pursuing a major in marketing with an emphasis on sports marketing.

Anna is a summer intern and a rising junior at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA. She is majoring in Communications and Digital Media Studies and minoring in Sociology and Art. She is currently on the Women's Ultimate Frisbee Team at Saint Joe's, but has also played soccer, basketball, softball, and rugby.

Wrestling editor

Ryan is primarily focused on youth wrestling and football as well as expanding Youth1’s presence through strategic partnerships. Prior to joining Youth1 in 2011, he served in various capacities with the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, U.S. Army National Combine and National High School Coaches Association.

Basketball Editor
Football Editor
Content Director & Head of Production

Steve oversees Youth1's written content, videos and advertising materials. Collaborating with the sports editors, he manages the publication of articles and serves as lead producer, writer, director and editor of Youth1’s video content. Steve also oversees the production of the Youthees Awards show.

Office & Website Membership Administrator

In addition to maintaining office facilities, organizing office events and assisting in the management and maintenance of the offices’ records, Jasmine serves as the front line interface with Youth1’s subscribers to assist with Membership processing.

Summer 2016 Intern

Youth1 Freelance Writers

Freelance Sports Writer

My name is Marcus Cole and I am currently Head Coach of Team Indiana Football. I have a Masters Degree in Education and another in Psychology. I use this in every aspect of my personal, professional, and educational life. I employ many tactics to motivate, inspire, and further promote players to achieve goals that may be above and beyond their own expectations.

Freelance Sports Writer

Christa is a graduate from Caldwell University with a bachelor's degree in Marketing. She has a passion for sports especially football.  She is a freelance sports writer for Youth1 Media where she writes primarily about football. She also writes for Locker Room Update where she does player interviews, writes scouting reports, and writes articles on the New York Jets.


My name is Tanner Brodess and I cover youth athletes and organizations. I specialized in Communication at The University of Oklahoma, and have contributed to multiple websites. I have a knack for marketing communications, and freelance on the side.

I’ve reported on games for every professional sports team in Michigan as an Oakland Press staffer and as a freelancer, games for Michigan, Michigan State, Detroit Mercy and Oakland University basketball and for Michigan State football. I helped cover the 2004 Ryder Cup for the Oakland Press and the 2004 NBA Finals for Associated Press.

Freelance writer

The exact date was December, 9, 1965. That's the day, the Baltimore Orioles traded its top pitcher, Milt Pappas, to Cincinnati for aging outfielder, Frank Robinson. In the six seasons, Robinson played in Baltimore, the Orioles went to the World Series four times.

Tom Warnick started writing about sports when he authored the entire sports section of the now-defunct weekly newspaper Cheektowaga Times, in a suburb of Buffalo, N.Y., his hometown.

Nicole is a summer intern at Youth1 focusing on lacrosse. She has been playing lacrosse since the age of 10 and went on to pursue playing at the collegiate level. Nicole is a communication studies major and journalism minor at The University of Alabama, where she also writes and reports for

Brandon is a 2017 summer intern working on our football section. Brandon is a rising senior at Trinity College where he plays football for the Bantams and studies Poltical Science with a concentration on International Relations. Brandon played football for Morristown high school and graduated in 2014.