Bob Schaller (Lubbock, TX) is an award-winning sports writer and is the author of thirty-five books, including The State of the Game with Hall of Fame basketball coach Denny Crum and UCLA legend John Wooden, and What Though the Odds with Notre Dame alum Haley Scott DeMaria. He is currently a contributing writer for several magazines and online news sites, including Skating, Splash, USA Gymnastics, and USA Hockey. He has a master's degree and is working toward a PhD in communications.
Dave Harnish (Scottsbluff, NE) is the head basketball coach at Western Nebraska College. His teams have won the Region IX Tournament five of the last six years to advance to the national tournament, and have won at least thirty games in six of the last seven seasons. They have not lost more than nine games in a season since 1993.