Founder, Sports Director
Gary has been in the sports business for nearly 20 years. He brings a wide range of experience and knowledge to ROC Sports Network as founder and Sports Director.
Gary's love of sports began in high school playing football, tennis, hockey and baseball. He shared his interest in sports as a youth baseball and softball coach for his two kids for over 15 years.
In 1998 Gary was a marketing representative for the Buffalo Sabres hockey team during their Stanley Cup run.
As Regional Marketing Manager for Galyan's Sporting Goods, a national sporting goods chain Gary was responsible for local, regional and national marketing initiatives and events. He worked with numerous national sports celebrities such as Tiger Woods, Gordie Howe, Wm. “Fridge” Perry, Stan Mikita and haw Grigsby, along with national sporting goods companies such as NIKE, Adidas, Reebok, Rawlings, UnderArmour, Browning and many more.
In 2009 Gary was the published of Home Team Sports Magazine, a regional sports magazine dedicated to high school sports.
For the past 9 years, as marketing director for Vision Communications, Gary produced award winning high school and college football, hockey and lacrosse broadcasts.
Gary served as Vice President of the Rochester Press Radio Club and was chairman of their Day of Champions Sports Banquet (former Hickok Belt Awards Banquet) which to date raised over one million dollars for local children's charities. During his 15 year membership Gary worked with many high profile athletes such as Muhammad Ali, Joe Montana, Dan Marino, Dominic Hasek, Jim Kelly, Don Mattingly, Ozzie Smith Bobby Hull and more.
Today, as sports director, Gary produces a number of local and regional sports TV and webcast shows such as The Bills Fanatics Show, Matt & Matt On Ice Hockey Show, Inside Pitch Baseball Show, The Balanced Excellence Show, Fun Time Youth Bowling Show and numerous special event videos.
ROCSportsNet.com is Rochester's only local network showcasing Rochester, NY sports through podcasts, television shows and game broadcasts both onlne and on television.
ROCSportsNet.com is partnering with local sports fans, personalities and sports professionals who share their love of sports through personal and public opinion, instructional and informative audio and video shows and segments. These shows are available for your viewing and listening pleasure on our website, on WBGT Ch.18 TV on Time Warner Cable and on ROC Sports TV digital Ch. 46.5.
You can visit us online on your desktop, smart phone and/or mobile device to see Rochester area youth, high school and college game broadcasts.
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