About GoGTS.net – Meet the Team

GoGTS.net is more than just a blog. It is a portal into the world of sports and entertainment trading cards and memorabilia. Designed for easy navigation and geared to both business owners (store owners, online retailers, breakers) and collectors alike, GoGTS.net is a trusted resource for:

  • Hobby Related Industry News
  • Go GTS Live – The Hobby’s Web Show
  • Product Previews
  • Box Breaks
  • Interviews (athletes and industry personnel)
  • Collecting Guides
  • Checklists
  • Manufacturer Directory
  • Player/Athlete Collecting Profiles
  • Original Articles
  • AND MUCH MORE!

All of this wouldn’t be possible with a great team of people to help produce all of the content that gets generated every week on GoGTS.net. Meet the team below.

Rob Bertrand – Director of Marketing, GTS Distribution

Rob has been involved in developing hobby related, multi-media content for almost 20 years. An avid collector himself, he is the former co-host of Cardboard Connection Radio. Rob got his start on the business side of the hobby as the lead content developer for Card Corner Club before the site’s merger with Cardboard Connection. He also has an extensive article archive on the collectibles website WorthPoint as one of their sports card and memorabilia experts. In addition to hobby related news coverage, he has also been a contributor with live event coverage for Sportsology.net.

Rob directs much of the day-to-day content on the blog. See his article archive.

 

 

Jon Waldman – Senior Marketing Specialist, GTS Distribution

Jon is a veteran sports collectibles journalist. Over his 15-plus year career in the industry, Jon has written for Beckett’s array of publications, Canadian Sports Collector and Sportsology, and has penned two books on the hobby. Jon has also lent his knowledge to TSN sports radio and The Hockey News.

In addition to a long list of daily responsibilities, Jon manages, oversees and is chief-editor for the GoGTS.net freelance team. Read his personal hobby takes, Hobby Outposts from the North and other articles here.

 

 

James Gale – Technical Director/Producer/Social Media Manager, Go GTS Live

James lives in Los Angeles, California. He spent the first 30 years of his life living in Wisconsin, and is happy to escape the cold. When it comes to sports, his only Wisconsin ties are to the Milwaukee Brewers. He is an avid Timberwolves and Vikings fan. James earned a degree in Film Studies and Television & Video Production in Milwaukee, WI and has produced numerous videos for television and the web.

The man behind the scenes that makes sure The Hobby’s Web Show runs smoothly, James also writes the NBA Future Watch Player Profiles. See his work.

 

 

Ivan Lovegren – Co-host/Social Media Manager/Emcee, Go GTS Live

Ivan lives in Hollywood, CA and also happens to have a sports card collecting obsession. In 2014 he parlayed his comedy skills and hobby passion into creating a sports card comedy web series on YouTube called “The Breaks.” Ivan has been an active presence in the online trading card community ever since, including filming an episode at the National Sports Collector’s Convention and appearing on numerous hobby media outlets including Beckett/Beckett Radio, Cardboard Connection Radio, & now on Go GTS Live. 

In addition to serving as co-host for Go GTS Live and contributing to its social media platforms, Ivan occasionally features his hot takes on the hobby in Behind the Wax. Check it out.

 

Kelsey Schroyer – Contributor/NSCC event coverage

Kelsey is a longtime hobby enthusiast and avid collector. His interest in collecting began when watching Benny “The Jet” Rodriguez give Babe Ruth a Hank Aaron rookie card in “The Sandlot.” Since then, he’s never looked back, focusing primarily on adding to his baseball Hall of Fame collection. He lives in Plainville, Connecticut with his wife Danielle.

Kelsey conducts a majority of the sites interviews with industry personnel and athletes. He also covers the National Sports Collectors Convention as the site’s man on the ground. Read his Hobby Musings articles.

 

 

Russ Cohen – Multi-media contributor/live event coverage

Russ is an accomplished writer for www.sportsology.info and radio host for the Sportsology Radio Network and covers multiple sports including writing specifically about the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers. He has numerous articles published on NHL.com and other team websites as well as Slam, CSNPhilly.com and FoxSports.com. Some of his articles have appeared in Canadian Sports Collector, Goalie News, New England Hockey Journal, The Hockey News, Beckett Hockey, Blueshirt Bulletin, NHL Publications and he has a monthly column in Center Ice Magazine. He is also a fequent guest on several radio shows as a respected and valued expert on sports and has extensive AM radio experience including Hockey Prospect Radio on NHL Network Radio for the last 17 years, plus TSN 1050 and SportstalkNY WLIE 540 AM.

Russ provides audio commentary from the NHL via post game interviews, draft, playoffs and award coverage. He also knows sports and is responsible for Future Watch Player Profiles for MLB, NHL and NFL. See Russ’ work.

 

Dave Denholm – Contributor

Dave is a seasoned radio broadcaster with more than two decades of experience in sports, news and talk radio. Diverse skill set that includes hosting, play by play announcing, breaking news, writing, editing, and producing. Current host of first soccer- only radio show, “Soccer Weekly,” on ESPN LA 710 and TV play -by -play announcer for Fox Sports. Hosted afternoon sports talk show for two different Los Angeles sports talk stations. Pre/Post game radio host for various sports teams including the Lakers, Clippers, Dodgers, Angels, USC Football and UCLA basketball. Currently on air at NBC sports radio, ESPN, Total Traffic & Weather Network and Fox sports.

We put Dave’s skills to use as he analyzes young footballers around the world for Future Watch Soccer.

 

Rich Klein – Contributor

Rich Klein is a free-lance writer living in Plano TX with his wife and two dogs. He has been involved in the hobby since the 1970’s and has written within the hobby for more than 30 years. He spent more than 15 years working in the price guide department at Beckett Publications and is currently a catalog maintenance expert at COMC. All views expressed in Klein’s Korner are solely those of Mr. Klein and are not related to GTS. He can be reached at Sabrgeek@aol.com

Rich has seen and done it all in this hobby. As a result, he is uniquely capable of providing an opinion on any topic at any moment. Read them now in Klein’s Korner.

 

 

Brad Jorgensen – Contributor

Brad lives in northern Illinois and is  a huge Vikings, Whitesox, Blackhawks, Bulls, NIU Huskies and Nascar fan. He is a dedicated family man and has a passion collect cards and be with his family. If you know Brad, you also know that he also l-o-v-e-s Pabst Blue Ribbon.

Brad knows racing and is as BIG of a NASCAR fan as we have ever seen. This makes him the perfect person to help collectors get to know the young drivers and their cards from Panini racing products with his Future Watch Driver Profiles.

 

 

Ali Wood Moser – Video host, Go GTS Weekly

Ali is an actress, model, writer and singer living in Los Angeles. A self-proclaimed fitness addict and animal lover, she is known for her work in A Blonde, A Brunette and A Redhead (2020), Dead on Site (2008) and Trophy Wife (2013).

Ali brings viewers a video recap of all the hobby happenings for the week, delivered to your inbox in Go GTS Weekly. See her in action.