Meet The Team

Kevin Adams

Co-Founder/CEO, FTN, LLC. Founder/CEO, FTN Data, LLC. 15 years as a Financial Advisor, co-managed 100+ million in assets. Earned the Certified retirement planning specialist designation from the Wharton School of Business Founder, Guru Elite Founder/Owner, Great Clips - Oceanside CA (sold in 2016) Sirius XM Salary Cap Champ 10x DFS Finalist (two top 5 finishes) +100 units in MLB (2019) +30 units in NFL (2019) Author of the industries most comprehensive NFL game by game breakdown for betting and DFS enthusiasts

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Brad Evans

Known as "The Big Noise", Brad Evans, a FSWA Hall of Fame inductee in 2017, is the most decorated writer in fantasy sports history, one of the most accomplished NCAA basketball bracket predictors around and arguably the lousiest bettor you'll ever encounter. Previously the lead fantasy/betting voice at Yahoo Sports, he also offered expertise on NBC Sports Network ("Pro Football Talk," "Fantasy Football Live") "Football Night in America" on NBC, YES Network, The Weather Channel, Comcast SportsNet, Fox Sports Radio and "The Dan Patrick Show." He created, co-stars and co-produces "The Fantasy Football Hour" seen weekly in 75 million households on regional sports networks. You can also hear his booming voice every M-F on his SiriusXM Fantasy Channel show "Fade The Noise." As owner/operator of TEAM HUEVOS, he relishes making bold predictions. Fade or follow his profitless picks on Twitter @NoisyHuevos.

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Jeff Ratcliffe

Jeff Ratcliffe is a fantasy and betting analyst who specializes in football and basketball, along with dabbling in NASCAR and horse racing. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @JeffRatcliffe.

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Patrick Mayo

Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2020 Fantasy Sports Writing Association DFS Writer of the Year and Golf Writer of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Sports Betting Analyst award, and was a finalist for four FSWA Awards in 2020 (Best Podcast, Best Video, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 21 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are third-most all-time. Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Betting, Daily Fantasy, and Season Long).

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Eliot Crist

Eliot Crist is the Chief Operating Officer of Fade The Noise. Formerly of TQE, PFF, and 4for4 Eliot has been playing fantasy sports for 18 years and betting on them for 12. the 2019 Pros vs Joes champion, Eliot has had success in both best ball and in DFS with seven career GPP wins. He makes frequent appearances on Sirius XM radio talking fantasy sports and CBS New York talking sports betting. Eliot contributes Season Long, Best Ball, DFS, and Betting NFL content and you can find him in our premium chat interacting with customers.

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Kyle Murray

After becoming a full time DFS player while finishing up his college degree in 2018-19, Kyle quickly found a knack for not only qualifying for live finals, but also doing well in them. In those two years, Kyle won 9 live finals seats and in 2019 alone, placed in the top six in three different DFS site live linals, including winning $250,000 after finishing in 1st place at the FanDuel FantaSea event. While rising into the top 100 overall DFS RG player rankings in 2019, Kyle accumulated multiple five and six-figure scores across several sports. Kyle now looks to bring his knowledge of DFS to Fade The Noise along with his constantly evolving projections and unique player ratings that he uses to make his own lineups every day.

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Bryan DeCorte, better known as Axis, is a PGA & Euro golf analyst for FTN. Axis has been deep diving golf stats for 5+ years and before joining FTN he was a part of Fantasy Golf Bag. He specializes in 72-hole match up betting and Euro Tour DFS.

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Javi Prellezo

Running point on Nascar, MLB, ESports and NHL while also writing/assisting in PGA, NBA, and NFL for FTN. Had recently worked as Sirius XM Host, DFS Expert, and Third in Command at Win Daily Sports. Javi specializes in all sports, but his favorite is NFL, MLB, and NHL. Full-Time DFS player for the past 2 years. His highlights include : · 2019 WFBC Finalist and winnings of over $200,000 in MLB DFS during the 2019 season. WFBC was the FanDuel Baseball Live Final. · 1st place finishes in MLB DFS – $20,000+ in winnings on FanDuel on 6 different occasions during the 2019 season (6/4, 6/12, 6/15, 7/27, 9/1, and 9/2). · 2019 WFFC Finalist - Javi won the max (5) amount of tickets for the WFFC Live Football Final while netting over $65,000 at the live final and placing 11th place. · In October of 2019, Javi won $20,000 on FanDuel by having three of the Top 15 spots in the Sunday Night Football tournament, tied with fellow FTN DFS Expert David Jones for the top spot in the NFL Showdown tournament. · 2019 o 3rd place Milly Maker finish for NFL o NBA - $100,000 prize winner on 11/7/19 , 11/16/19, 1/1/2010, 3/4/2020 o Nascar - 5/17/2020 first place winner of $35,000 · Current 2020 Rankings o Top 100 player in ESPORTS, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, PGA o Currently ranked 10th in all of ESPORTS. o Currently ranked 15th in all of MLB. · 38TH Ranked in the World. 2019-20 – Championship Finalist · 2019 WFBC Finalist – x1 – FanDuel Baseball Live Final · 2019 WFFC Finalist – x5 – FanDuel Football Live Final · 2019 WFHC Finalist – x1 – DraftKings Hockey Live Final · 2020 WFBBC Finalist – x2 – FanDuel Basketball Live Final · 2020 WFBWC Finalist – x2 – DraftKings Basketball Live Final · 2020 ESports Finalist – x2 – DraftKings ESports Online Final · 2020 Nascar Finalist – x1 – Nascar Online Final

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Ryan Noonan

Ryan Noonan utilizes analytics in his free time, that's how data-obsessed he is. He's been leaving draft rooms with the best team on paper since 1998, and his knowledge of football has helped him to leverage sportsbooks, fantasy leagues, and DFS ever since. He hit over 65% of his picks in his 2018 and 2019 NFL Totals, and he's always looking for a teaser to chase. Mainly a cash player in DFS, Noonan loves applying that process to the player prop market as well. He is the host of Move The Line NFL podcast. You can find more of him @RyNoonan on Twitter.

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Drew Mathews

Drew Mathews, aka Redkacheek, burst onto the PGA DFS scene in 2018 after winning the 2018 Masters Millionaire Maker. Drew’s background playing professional golf gave a unique perspective for the DFS crowd looking to improve their PGA process and overall understanding of Fantasy Golf and key statistics. Drew founded in 2018 prior to his Milly Maker win which paved the way for creating new proprietary stats and StatModels to help DFS players improve their research.

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David Jones

David Jones has been playing fantasy sports professionally since 2015. You may recognize him from his DFS handle “TenaciousDJones” or from his former show on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio. He has qualified for six live final championships including the 2018 FanDuel World Fantasy Basketball Championship, 2018 FanDuel World Fantasy Baseball Championship, 2018 DraftKings NFL Showdown Championship, 2018 Inaugural DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship, 2019 FanDuel World Fantasy Baseball Championship and 2019 Fanduel World Fantasy Football Championship. He took down first place in seven 200K+ prize pool NFL Showdowns in 2019. His largest win to date is $105K in a single day playing MLB in 2019. He will be contributing to NFL, MLB and NBA DFS content for Fade the Noise.

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Noah Ruddell

High Stakes NFL Fantasy Specialist. Multi-sport Bestball Expert Draft Bestball Tournament Finalist in NBA, NFL and MLB. +EV Sports Bettor (439-325-12 Pre-lockdown in 2020, +69.33 units)

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Skylar Hoke

Formerly known as Golf Gurus on Twitter, Skylar has dropped his knowledge across the PGA DFS industry for 5+ years defining his brand on the inception of “Rolling Stats”. Finding early success in the PGA betting markets, he has worked to apply the same concepts to many of the other golf tours around the world including his two favorite, the European and Outlaw Tours, which he was has taken down numerous GPPs in. Sharpening his skill set over the last two years being a key contributor at Fantasy Golf Bag, Skylar (who can now be found on Twitter @SkyHookDFS) looks to bring his analytical mindset and cutting-edge tools to Fade The Noise to create the best product in the golf industry.

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Stefano Vaccarino

Formerly the NBA Product Manager at The Quant Edge, Stefano uses his knowledge of the game and advanced analytics to find profitable NBA situations through unique tools and content. Stefano is the inventor of Advanced NBA Defense vs. Position and uses his knowledge of the game to build unique, in-depth, and state of the art DFS and Betting tools. Stefano is a multiple NBA GPP winner and is born and raised in Brooklyn, NY.

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Josh Collacchi
Timothy Watts
Dom Cintorino

Dom Cintorino is a Central Michigan University graduate who earned a Bachelor's degree in General Management. He has been writing in the Fantasy Sports industry for four years. His journey began in 2016, where he was the lead writer Dominate Fantasy Football for season-long and DFS purposes. Dom eventually moved on to write both Fantasy Golf, and Fantasy Football for RotoExperts through a majority of 2018. He represented FantasyData in the Kings Classic - Brown Division which took place at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Dom is currently a contributor at FantasyData as well.

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Andrew Philips
Jonah Shiffman

A student at the University of Colorado and +EV bettor, Jonah will be contributing both MMA betting and DFS content at FTN. He’s studying journalism and sports media at CU, and this is his first job in the betting industry. Jonah is the MMA Dog of The Night Challenge champion amassing a 90% ROI in the contest and has been a profitable MMA bettor with tracked results. He is known for betting early lines and getting out ahead of the betting market, and looks forward to helping subscribers do the same!

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Chris Meaney

Chris Meaney joins FTN after nearly two years as a producer/host/writer at The Athletic, where he covered NHL, NFL, MLB and NBA. Chris produced as many as 10 podcasts and was the host of "The Throwback" and "Four Stacked Lines.” He spent four years at Anthem Sports & Entertainment and was lead host of the daily live show, "Fantasy Sports Today" and the Molson/Boston Pizza presentation of "Home Ice Advantage." Chris also worked as a DJ and sports reporter at Newcap Radio, 89.3 K-Rock. He’s written for the Associated Press, the New York Daily News, Fantasy Footballers, NBA Fantasy, The Quant Edge, Play Picks, Fantrax and more.

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John Owning

John Owning is an editor here at Fade the Noise. He is an ASU graduate and current Sacramento, California resident. When he is not teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, he is usually knee-deep in some NFL or NCAA football tape. He has written for Bleacher Report and currently writes for the Dallas Morning News. He was also the lead NFL content editor at FanRag Sports.

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Daniel Kelley

Daniel Kelley was a finalist for the FSWA award for Best Fantasy Football Series of 2019. He has worked at Pro Football Focus and SB Nation, and his novel, After Life, is available from all booksellers, with two sequels due in 2021

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Anthony Amico

Anthony Amico placed inside of the top-10 of the FantasyPros NFL betting competition in 2018 and 2019, and earned a 50.6% ROI betting on the 2020 NFL Draft. Anthony was FantasyPros most accurate QB ranker in 2017, and a DRAFT Best Ball Championship finalist in 2018. Armed with two different degrees in mathematics and six years of football coaching experience, Anthony attacks the game from a variety of angles to find edges in both betting and fantasy sports.

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Kyle Marley

Kyle Marley is a MMA handicapper who has worked with sites such as CBS SportsLine, MMAOddsBreaker, and Covers. He has a proven track record and has been hitting over 57% on his premium bets for over +250u the last 2+ years. He has also had a lot of success in MMA DFS winning multiple 4 and 5 figure tournaments. He participated in the one and only live final for MMA, as well as all of the online qualifiers. Kyle is one of the most respected handicappers in MMA and he has appeared on multiple different shows for gambling and DFS over the years and is now ready to join forces with Fade The Noise.

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Josh Gross

Josh Gross is an accomplished Tennis DFS and Sports Bettor, known for his long shot finds in the Futures market. Since Sports Betting launched in New Jersey, Josh has held tickets for Naomi Osaka, Bianca Andreescu, and Sofia Kenin to win their 2018 US Open, 2019 US Open, and 2020 Australian Open Titles respectively, all at 30-1 or longer. In addition to Tennis, Josh has shown his versatility in the industry, covering NBA, WNBA, and MLB DFS, as well as a major interest in NBA Prop Betting. When NBA inactives roll out, Josh is sure to be one step ahead of the books with his favorite value Prop Bets ready to fire.

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Jon Kelly

Jon Kelly is a savvy daily fantasy sports player with years of experience across all major sports. He has over a dozen GPP wins across multiple sports and is ranked in the top 100 in MMA on RG rankings. He is an MMA contributor to FadeTheNoise and owner of where he provides free resources for MMA DFS players and sports bettors.

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Tristan Hoh

A student at the University of Cincinnati and an avid DFS player, Tristan will be handling soccer coverage at FTN. He's studying Sport Administration and Information Systems at UC. With four years under his belt providing DFS catered content, he's hopeful that this spell at FTN will lead to fruitful results for all parties involved, especially the subscribers!

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Tyler Loechner

Tyler is a 20-year fantasy football vet specializing in redraft, DFS, and dynasty. He has earned multiple FSWA nominations and won the Best Football Series award in 2017. Tyler previously wrote for PFF Fantasy, RotoViz, and Bleacher Report.

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Zach is the Editor-in-Chief of the Centennial Sports Fantasy Football guide. He has been working in the industry since graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2013, but he also has a good feel for the sports betting world. Zach was the Managing Editor of for nearly four years, and he also helped with the launch of Sports Illustrated's gambling vertical (where he picked 62% winners over the course of the 2018-19 NBA season).

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Michael Cillo