David Gonos

  • Professional fantasy sports writer who has been writing online since 2000
  • Has written about Fantasy Sports for SportsIllustrated.com
  • Columnist for the Athlon Sports Fantasy Football Preview Guide


David Gonos was a writer for ThoughtCo covering the topic of fantasy sports for over two years. He is a professional fantasy sports writer who has been writing online since 2000. 

In 2003, Gonos signed with CBSSports.com, where he worked as a Senior Fantasy Writer until 2008, mainly as one of the Fantasy Baseball lead writers, along with Eric Mack. But despite mainly writing about Fantasy Baseball in that span, he also wrote columns for Fantasy Football, Fantasy Basketball, Fantasy Hockey and Fantasy Racing. 

Gonos moved on to OPENSports.com in 2008 to serve as the Content Manager until December of 2010. He began working with RotoExperts.com for a year or so, and then he started his own site, DavidGonos.com in 2012, which is also the year he started writing about Fantasy Sports for SportsIllustrated.com.

Over his career, Gonos has also posted articles on MLB.com, NFL.com, FoxSports.com and USAToday.com.

Currently he writes columns for the Athlon Sports Fantasy Football Preview Guides and is a freelance writer. 


Gonos attended the University of South Florida in Tampa earning an associates degree in journalism.

Awards and Publications

Gonos has written about fantasy sports for publications such as:


David Gonos

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