Casey Bannon is a freelance writer, specializing in all sports coverage.
Originally from Mount Vernon, Virginia, Bannon was a 2013 graduate of Mount Vernon High School. While at MVHS, he was the sports editor of the school newspaper, EmVeeHi, as well as a four-year letterman in golf and two-year letterman in basketball.
Following high school, Bannon accepted a scholarship to play golf for Saint Leo University in Tampa, Florida. In 2015 Saint Leo was defeated in the Final Four of the NCAA Division II National Golf Championship. The team would go on to win the 2016 NCAA National title, becoming the first team in the 127-year history of Saint Leo University Athletics to win a National Championship. Bannon graduated from Saint Leo with a bachelor in Communication Management and was named a Cleveland/Srixon Academic All American.
While in College, Bannon worked for the Athletic Communications department where he went from intern to broadcaster on their webcast and audio streams. Bannon served as the play by play voice for the Baseball, Softball, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer, and Women’s Lacrosse team. He also served as the color commentator for the Women’s basketball team and the Public Address speaker for the Volleyball team.
Following graduation, Bannon interned at New England Sports Network (NESN) in Watertown, Massachusetts. At NESN, he worked in the Communications and Marketing department working on everything from weekly commercial scripts to Red Sox analytical research.
Currently, Bannon is a regular contributor to The Patriot Wire (a branch of USA Today Sports Media Group) covering the New England Patriots.