Who We Are

  

John Hansen

Founder/Publisher
By launching FantasyGuru.com in 1995, John Hansen became one of the true pioneers of fantasy sports reporting and analysis. Over the last 22 years his fantasy coverage has been seen and heard on ESPN.com, NFL Network, NFL.com, SiriusXM, DirecTV, and more. In 2013 he was inducted into the Fantasy Sports Writers' Association's Hall of Fame. Be sure to follow John on Twitter at @Fantasy_Guru.

Russell Clay

Fantasy Analyst
Russell Clay joined FantasyGuru.com as a contributor in August 2018. He prides himself on being a versatile fantasy writer who’s able to provide strong analysis on a wide array of topics.

Joe Dolan

Managing Editor
Joe Dolan is the managing editor of FantasyGuru.com, a role he assumed in 2014. He has been with FantasyGuru since 2009. In 2015, using FantasyGuru.com's Projections, Joe placed 1st of over 140 fantasy experts in FantasyPros.com’s annual Preseason Draft Accuracy rankings, after having finished 3rd in 2013. Be sure to follow him on Twitter at @FG_Dolan.

Jeff Mans

COO Guru Elite
Jeff Mans is the CCO of Guru Elite.com and 14-year veteran of the fantasy sports industry. He is also the outspoken front man of SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio, hosting a variety of live programs including his own Guru Elite Show from 2-4 PM ET every weekday

Ray Flowers

EVP Guru Elite
Ray Flowers is the EVP of GuruElite. While others have dabbled, Ray is one of the few who has worked in the fantasy industry full-time for each of the last 17 years. A multi-time FSWA Award winner for Best Baseball Series, Ray also hosts The Fantasy Drive six days a week on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio, a position he has held since the first day of the network's existence.

Greg Cosell

Film Analyst
One of the preeminent NFL personnel and matchups analysts in the country, Cosell has been contributing to FantasyGuru.com for nearly a decade. Greg can be heard on The Fantasy Guru Podcast pre-season and in-season with John Hansen. His weekly preview article, “Mastering the Matchups,” has become a subscriber favorite and a staple of the company’s content. Be sure to follow Greg on Twitter at @gregcosell.

Tom Brolley

Senior Writer
Tom is a senior writer for Fantasy Guru, working closely with John, Joe, and Graham to produce many of the site’s top articles. Tom handles any fantasy questions that come into the Fantasy Guru Twitter account during the season. He can also be heard on The Fantasy Guru Podcast throughout the year, including during the season on the Down to the Wire podcast with Paul Kelly. Be sure to follow Tom on Twitter at @FG_Brolley.

Paul Kelly

Staff Writer/Podcaster
Paul has been a writer and contributor for Fantasy Guru since 2010, writing plenty of preseason and in-season content, including his preseason Mock Drafts. He’s a host on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio, a key contributor for The Fantasy Guru Podcast, and can be heard each week on Down to the Wire with Senior Writer Tom Brolley.

Justin Varnes

IDP Analyst
Initially a subscriber to Fantasy Guru, Justin became the company’s IDP Analyst in 2015. He produces both preseason and in-season content geared towards IDPers, including weekly defensive player previews. Follow him on Twitter at @downwithIDP.

Tom Simons

Staff Writer
Simons, a 20-year fantasy veteran, has been a staff writer for FantasyGuru.com since 1995. In addition to his contributions to FantasyGuru.com, Simons has been commissioner of such esteemed and groundbreaking leagues as ffWebMASTERS expert league since 2001, the innovative HAFA-X in its’ inaugural season of 2003, and Hardcore Fantasy Invitational since 2004.

Mike Horn

Statistical Analyst
Mike, our resident stat head, has been playing fantasy football for over 15 years and high-stakes leagues for over a decade.  He joined the Fantasy Guru staff in 2005.

Ben Kukainis

Copy Editor & Webmaster
Ben first started working at Fantasy Guru in 2013 as a copy editor before assuming technical, social media, customer service, and supplementary writing duties as well in 2015. For site updates and announcements, or if you have questions, comments or concerns, be sure to follow Ben on Twitter at @FG_Operations.