Alan is Pittsburgh Sports Now’s Pitt beat writer for football and basketball.
Born in Monroeville and raised in Penn Township, Westmoreland County, Alan attended Penn-Trafford High School before heading off to IUP, where he was a contributor to Hockey’s Future. After college, Alan started a sports equipment company, which he ran for 5 years. Since then, he’s been writing full-time. His credentials include covering the Penguins, as an editor for Pittsburgh Sporting News, covering Pitt and Robert Morris, and as college coverage coordinator for DK Pittsburgh Sports. Currently he works as a freelancer for the Associated Press, Pirates Prospects and the Beaver County Times.