We love our refs and know you feel the same! Ever wonder what they do when they’re not Zogging? We’re introducing a regular feature that goes behind the scenes with our staff. From sipping mimosas to playing the trumpet, we’re thrilled to kick this off with 20 things you probably never knew about ZogSportsNYC ref, Marc Pharel.
When did you start working at ZogSports? September 2010
Where can we find you after the games (other than the bar)? Brooklyn, NY
What is your guilty pleasure? (besides for ZogSports obv) Terrible action movies!
Got any hidden talents? Playing the Trumpet and Trombone
Tell us your funniest ZogSports memory: Hitting what I thought was the game winning 3 pointer in a game. I was high fiving and celebrating with the whole crowd and then being told that it was a two and had to come out to play OT (still won).
If someone wrote a biography about you, what do you think the title should be? All In
What sport team is you’re all time fav? Dallas Cowboys
What’s the last thing you ate? Bacon egg and cheese on a croissant
What’s on your mouse pad? A picture of my goddaughter
If you could only bring three things with you to an island, what would they be? My Kindle, Wifi, and a basketball
What is playing on your playlist right now? Notorious B.I.G. Greatest Hits
Which celebrity would you love to meet? Denzel Washington (just so I can recreate scenes from Training Day)
What are your favorite pair sneakers? Nike Foamposite
If you had 3 wishes, what would you wish for? Infinite wishes X 3
How long could you go without talking? 2 days
What’s your favorite joke? How many ______ does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
What’s the worst present you’ve ever received? An empty box
What’s on your fridge door? Magnets from places I’ve traveled
If you were a drink, what would it be? A Mimosa