Joining the Team

Have you ever wanted to become a sports writer, but never knew where to start? Look no further than here! At A Hit to the Head, we welcome everyone who are looking to get a feel for journalism, analytics, and people who are simply diehard sports fans who want to share their takes with others. If you’re interested in becoming a contributor to the site, or want to be featured in our podcast, simply email us following the guide below to get started!




In your email, please be sure to include each of the following:

  • “Joining the Team” as the subject
  • First and last name
  • Field of expertise (i.e., specific sport(s) you are an expert on)
  • Prior experience
    • If applicable
  • Why would you like to join our team?
  • Why would you be a good fit?
  • Two separate links to writing samples of previous work OR one original writing sample on a sports topic of your choosing

*Applications may take up to 5-7 business days to process before you receive a response


A Hit to the Head reserves the right to deny any application that is considered not to be a serious inquiry. Furthermore, the site maintains a strict Zero Toleration Policy regarding hate speech and plagiarism that each member of the team is to abide by. Should either of these terms be violated, for any reason, serious and direct action will be taken place in addition to the immediate termination of your role on the site. It is very important to understand that this is strictly a volunteer-based service, meaning that you will NOT receive payment for ANY work that you contribute to A Hit to the Head. This guideline is applied to ALL members of the team. We thank you for your understanding!