16 years as a researcher for ESPN, 9 working on “Baseball Tonight.” Mark also wrote regularly about baseball and other sports for ESPN.com, co-hosted the Baseball Today podcast, wrote/voiced features for ESPN Radio’s baseball coverage. He also co-ran the @ESPNStatsInfo Twitter feed. He is the author of the book The Yankees Index, published in June 2016. Mark is a graduate of The College of New Jersey with a degree in journalism.
Matt Manocherian joined the company in 2016 as a football consultant and assumed the position of Director of Football Development the following year. He has overseen the expansion of its football operation, which has seen tremendous growth and is at the forefront of football scouting, data, and analytics. In 2018, Manocherian also took on the role of Director of Research before being promoted to Vice President in 2020.
Jake Loos oversees the Basketball and new sport initiatives for SIS. Jake brings to SIS his extensive experience in the sports analytics field, including five years as the head of the Basketball Analytics department for the Phoenix Suns. Prior to that, he earned his M.B.A from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, and a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Northwestern University. Jake's passion will always be hoops, but he also obsesses over soccer, golf, and Northwestern sports.