Meet The Staff
Ben Talbott - Founder/President
Ben Talbott is the founder and president of Bird's Eye Sports. He founded the company in 2003 and has been the main catalyst behind the growth and development of the premier amateur sports production company in the U.S.
An NCAA All American in Football at Lehigh University, Ben has helped a number of athletes through the search process for the right college. He was also selected by the Anaheim Angels in the MLB Amateur Draft in 1997, spending time in their minor league system after a successful 2 sport career at Lehigh.
Bob Sagendorf - Play by Play
Bob Sagendorf is a lead play by play announcers for BirdsEye TV and has over 25 years experience including stints at CBS, ESPN, and WATR.
Joe Coss - Northern Connecticut Director
Joe resides in Thomaston.
Tommy Razor - Basketball Analyst
Tommy "Razor" enters his second season as a lead Basketball Analyst for Birds Eye. Tommy is a self proclaimed hoops junkie who like many others takes pride in seeking out talent all across the state.
Razor is a leading personality on The Bird's Nest and is constantly writing scouting reports on the top teams and players around Connecticut.
Damon James - Basketball Adviser
Damon has worked as a basketball consultant and adviser for Birds Eye Sports since 2004. He is an expert in evaluating talent and has voted in our Top 20 polls since their inception in 2004.
Damon is also a color commentator for BirdsEyeTV. He lives in Middletown, CT.
Peter Vandall - Cameraman, Editor
Peter begins is third season as a freelance cameraman and editor in lower Fairfield County. Peter has been involved in filming youth sports in New Canaan and Westport for the past 2 years and will be a busy man this fall.
Peter lives in Norwalk with his wife.
Tom Ciarcia - Cameraman, Editor
Tom begins his third seasons as a cameraman for Birds Eye in the Greater Hartford area. Tom is an experienced videographer who has shot numerous sports for us including Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Baseball, and Basketball.
Tom will cover the metro Hartford area this fall for new and repeat clients in the central part of the state.
Tom resides in Middletown, CT.
Abby Reid - Producer
Abby begins her 4th year as a video producer for Birds Eye. Abby helps to manage the Central Connecticut and Massachusetts regions.
Veronica Murphy - Managing Director
Veronica Murphy is a managing director and business consultant to Bird's Eye Sports. She has worked with the company since its inception, and has provided valuable financial and marketing assistance to the company.
Ms. Murphy is the principal owner of Vision Asset Management, a financial advisory company, and resides in Madison, CT
Keith Massimino - Producer/Cameraman
Mike Talbott - Cameraman
Mike Talbott serves as a cameraman in the northern part of Connecticut. He films NCCC, CCC, and NWC games.
Mike lives in Hebron with his wife Helene.
Sam and Tyler - Winter Student Interns
Sam Pach and Tyler Wosleger bring the students perspective to winter sports, as these future sports media personalities travel all around the state writing about high school basketball.