Meet the Team

Ashley O'Brien

Ashley O'Brien

Ashley O’Brien is the owner of Blue Gold Sports and lover of all things West Virginia Mountaineers. With a strong family tie to West Virginia University, she finds herself expecting everything to be in shades of blue and gold. Currently living in Charleston, SC working as a full time Realtor, Ashley loves the Mountaineers and traveling to see them play. In her free time, Ashley loves traveling, cooking, eating out and exploring new restaurants and spending time at the beach.

Wesley Shoemaker

Wesley Shoemaker

Wesley Shoemaker is from Bowie, Maryland. Wesley has been covering sports for BGS since spring of 2021 and always has loved sports and love every second of my job. Wesley’s goal is to be able to connect readers to the games and teams they love.

Aaron Parker

Aaron Parker

Aaron Parker is a sophomore sports media major at WVU. His hometown is Hurricane, WV. Aaron’s favorite WVU players are: Pat White, Jevon Carter, and Da’Sean Butler. Fun Fact: Aaron can name every WVU football uniform combination for every game since the 2007 season.

Matthew Natriello

Matthew Natriello

Matt is a Junior sports media major from Hamilton New Jersey, and loves covering anything Mountaineer sports.

Jeremy Simon

Jeremy Simon

Founder of bluegoldsports.com