The Rant

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Referee's have a voice. We are always on the defensive. This is our avenue to be on the offensive. For, we have something to say.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Episode 309, The Rant: Phil Zuccaro.

    Phil is a New Yorker through and through. In this pod, we discuss his early life in Staten Island, his early start in officiating, his daily grind and passion he has for reffing Basketball, his longing to get back to normal so we can get back to the court, and ...


  2. Episode 308, The Rant: Ray Downs.

    It was just a year ago when Ray, the Basketball Official did some of the most meaning basketball games in the city. A year into the pod, he has gained perspective. In this pod, we discuss his early life playing sports, his pursuits playing multiple sports including Baseball at a ...


  3. Episode 307, The Rant: Dan Splendore.

    It was some 20 years ago when Dan was a freshman at the end of the bench of the Kellenberg Volleyball team. 2 decades later, he’s making his own impact with his own team. In this pod, we discuss his early life playing sports, his journey to get to Kellenberg ...


  4. Episode 306, The Rant: Andrew Ayodeji.

    Andrew is always on the move. We catch him in Wyndanch to discuss his early life in Amityville, his love of Long Island, his playing days in high school and in college, to building the best tournament out here. Harlem got Rucker. Uptown got Dyckman. Brooklyn got Gersh. Queens ...


  5. Episode 305, The Rant: Nick Tsikitas

    Countless kids have been helped by one Coach Tsikitas. In this pod we discuss his early life in Queens, his love of Basketball, how he founded Seaford Heat for his kids to play, to his big announcement for his bug give back for High School Basketball in New York State. ...