Rick Schultz

Sports Broadcasting Coach

Rick Schultz is the Sports Director at WFUV Radio, Fordham University. For decades, WFUV in New York City has trained and educated some of the biggest names in national sports broadcasting.  

Rick has coached and mentored hundreds of Sports Broadcasting students at the Connecticut School of Broadcasting, Marist College and privately. His on-air experience includes thousands of events and programs in sports and news on radio and television.

Rick graduated from broadcast powerhouse Fordham University, and interned at WFAN Radio in New York. He has worked for the Hudson Valley Renegades, Army Sports at West Point, The Norwich Navigators, an ESPN Radio affiliate, Time Warner Cable TV, Scorephone NY, Metro Networks, NBC Sports, ABC Sports, Cumulus Media, Pamal Broadcasting and WATR, among others.

Rick has written many books available on Amazon, iTunes and Audible, including:

"A Renegade Championship Summer"

Come along for the ride with the 1999 New York-Penn League Champion Hudson Valley Renegades. Hear from the players and coaches who made it happen, including superstar Josh Hamilton and many other household names! You'll also get the true feel of minor league baseball, going behind the scenes with umpires, front office executives, scouts, former players and many more! Put yourself in the dugout, clubhouse and team bus to see what really goes on with a minor league baseball team! See what kind of impact Josh Hamilton, the number one pick in the draft, had on the 1999 Renegades. Truly a must for any baseball fan who wants to be closer than ever to the game!

"Untold Tales From The Bush Leagues"

Ever wonder what minor league baseball is really like behind the scenes? Are you a baseball fan that wants to get closer than ever to the action? This book pulls back the curtain to share the true and (until now) untold tales of America's national pastime. Fans of all ages can read some of the most jaw-dropping, eye-opening stories from life in minor league baseball! Join more than 20 professional baseball broadcasters from across the country, as they recall nearly 100 unbelievable tales from their years in the bush leagues. The most hilarious, wacky, amazing and surprising stories you'll ever hear - all told by the announcers who watched it happen. Untold Tales From The Bush Leagues includes stories featuring notable baseball stars as well as names you've never heard. Some of the names you'll know include Michael Jordan, Tommy Lasorda, Tony Gwynn, Gary Carter, Josh Hamilton and many more! You'll be amazed at what really happens behind the scenes in minor league baseball!

He is the founder of Sportscasters Club, offering Sports Broadcasting Education, Coaching and Community.

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