Meet the Squad

 

Our goal at Check Down is to present you- the sports fan- with the most insightful, bold, and heartfelt takes on the hottest storylines in sports. 

 

 

This is our team of writers that will fulfill that promise.


 

Erik Manditch- “Mando”

@ErikManditch

The Billy Beane of Check Down 

 

Nick Fronte- “Fronte”

@real_nickfronte

The Brian Cashman of Check Down

 

Josh Brown- “Brownie”

@joshbrownie7

A slimmer and better looking version of Brian Windhorst 

 

JonPaul Crichton“JP”

@jonpaulcrichton

Barry Melrose without the flow 

 

Jeb Clarke- “Jeb” 

@jeb_clarke

He’s our Jonah Hill from Moneyball

 

Jack McElduff- “JMac”

@JackMcElduff

He’s like our Andre Iguodala 

 

Drew Levine- “Drew”

@drew_levine

A poor man’s Kirk Herbstreit

 

Ben Szanton- “Ben”

The Aristotle of sports talk

 

Jake Hempel- “Hempdad”

@jhemps29

The heart and soul of Check Down

 

Aidan Meade- “Meade”

The guy you can ask whether to use an 8 or a 9 iron

 

Marco Barratta- “Marco”

The guy who can do it all 

 

Hayden Smith- “Haydo”

He’s our UFC guy, when we need him 

 

Pat Geiger- “Father Pat”

The baseball purist 

 

Pete DeLalio- “Pete”

Our shutdown reliever out of the bullpen 

 

Austin Albertson- “Alby”