OHIO PREP SCENE STAFF INFORMATION AND E-MAIL CONTACTS
PUBLISHER & FOUNDER
CONTACT DAVE:DAVE BERK E-MAILDave has been involved with high school sports for many years. Having played high school football, basketball and baseball in the early 80's. Dave grew up in Huber Heights, Ohio until his high school days that saw him attend three high schools in four years. While at Washington Court House High School, East Clinton High School and Jamestown Greeneview High School, Dave played Football, Basketball and Baseball. Dave is a 1983 graduate of Greeneview High School.
Dave got real involved with High School sports and the Recruiting Process during the late 90's while helping his brother and parents through this hard and confusing process. Dave's brother is former Huber Heights Wayne and current West Virginia offensive linemen Jeff Berk. Jeff is in his 4th year at the Big East school, and has received such honors as, College Football News 1st Team All-Big East, 2nd Team All-Big East and the 2003 Gridiron Gladiator Award from the WVU Coaches.
During the past year, Dave has helped many parents with questions about the recruiting process and written profiles on many of Ohio's top athletes. Dave has been approved for Media Credentials by the OHSAA and has covered many regular season games along with playoff and championship games. Dave has also appeared on radio shows for 980AM WONE in Dayton, Ohio, 1360 Homer in Cincinnati, Ohio, and State Wide Sports Line in the state of West Virginia.
OZIE DAVIS III, MS JD
DIRECTOR OF BASKETBALL
CONTACT OZIE:OZIE DAVIS III E-MAIL
Ozie wears many hats for Ohio Prep Scene. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Ozie is a 1983 graduate of Walnut Hills where he played Football and Basketball. After High School, Ozie attended Miami of Ohio University were he also played football. After Ozie finished at Miami of Ohio he attended Indiana University while working on his masters.
Ozie has helped many youth athletes from the Cincinnati area over the years as President of The Queen City Prophets Youth Development Program. His list of contacts in sports and business are wide and long. He's coached many college and pro athletes over the years with current NFL player Antwan Peek and NBA player Brandon Hunter.
Ozie also writes The Urban Sports Report for the Cincinnati Herald along with his duties on OPS. Ozie has been approved for Media Credentials by the OHSAA, along with many college and pro teams.
DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL
CONTACT CRAIG:CRAIG SCHWIETERMAN E-MAIL
Craig is a current student at Bowling Green State University. Craig is a graduate of Coldwater High School and played quarterback for the small school powerhouse along with baseball. Craig is the youngest analyst in judging football talent in the country. With a proven track record in his field. If you have information about a football player you feel is being overlooked contact Craig. He is always willing to look at tape and give you his honest opinion of what he thinks. Craig has been approved by the OHSAA for media credentials and has covered the Football Championships.
DIRECTOR OF SOCCER
CONTACT ERVIN:ERVIN MITCHELL E-MAIL
Ervin knows all about high school soccer and club soccer. Ervin knows all about Soccer Recruiting and how to help during its process. Ervin's daughter is considered one of the top players in Ohio and will play her college soccer at The Ohio State University. Ervin is always looking for information on players (both male & female) and is willing to help with any question you may have about soccer recruiting. Ervin has been approved by the OHSAA as a media member and has covered the Boy's and Girl's State Championships.
ROB TAYLOR SR.
DIRECTOR OF YOUTH AAU BASKETBALL
CONTACT ROB Contact Rob Taylor E-mail
Rob is based in Central Ohio and works hand in hand with Ozie to provide the best coverage on Ohio's younger athletes in AAU Basketball. AAU Hoops is huge, many people are starting to take interest in who are the hot young athletes in and around Ohio. Rob will provide the top players from 5th Grade on up and tell you about the kids making a name for themselves. If you know of a AAU event or a top players no one is talking about, contact Rob.