The Derby Nerd also reports and provides play-by-play and colour commentary for layer9.ca/ToRD.TV, Rogers TV, and in 2012 made his WFTDA playoff and WFTDA.TV debut. He also announced at both the 2011 and 2014 Roller Derby World Cups, the 2016 Men’s Roller Derby World Cup, and was part of ESPN3‘s broadcast crew for the both the 2015 and 2016 WFTDA Championships.
The Nerd is a certified member of AFTDA (the Association of Flat Track Derby Announcers) and, along with traveling regularly, is a broadcast announcer for Toronto Roller Derby and venue announcer for Durham Region Roller Derby.
As D.D. Miller, the Derby Nerd published his first collection of short stories, David Foster Wallace Ruined My Suicide and Other Stories, with Wolsak and Wynn in spring 2014, and teaches in the English department at a college in Toronto.
His second book, Eight-Wheeled Freedom: The Derby Nerd’s Short History of Flat Track Roller Derby was released in June 2016.
Contact the Nerd at <firstname.lastname@example.org>
**The banner image is cropped from Woo-young Park’s “Kiss.”