About the Instructor

Instructor HuseyinTheBrainHuseyin “The Brain” Aksu is the co-founder and CEO of Fantasy Couch. Fantasy Couch is a leading sports media company that continues to grow its global fanbase every year. Huseyin is dedicated to helping people of all ages and backgrounds learn about fantasy football, enjoy playing it and of course, winning.

Many forget that fantasy football is supposed to be fun. Huseyin strives to elevate the entertainment aspect of fantasy sports, making it more enjoyable for casual and hardcore players alike. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, Sacramento majoring in Communications with a concentration in Digital Video. His preferred method of delivering his message is through video and by public speaking. His Let’s Draft and Couch League Draft video series were the first it’s kind, providing facecam commentary and putting on a show similar to the actual NFL Draft with a podium and backdrop.

Huseyin has been a featured speaker at different conferences and expos nation-wide. He has been featured in Forbes Magazine, CIO.com and FootballDiehards magazine. He is a member of the FSWA (Fantasy Sports Writer Association) and an approved expert on FantasyPros. Working as an influencer for the two biggest DFS companies, DraftKings and FanDuel, has provided Huseyin with a great deal of insight into how the fantasy industry operates. Because of his fantasy industry expertise and cult following, newer companies have reached out to Huseyin. He is currently a brand ambassador for Drafters and an integral part of the NoLimitCoin team. He is a best-selling author known for his book, How to Play Fantasy Football.

Huseyin “The Brain” is the co-host of the CouchCast podcast and has made guest appearances on numerous podcasts, livestreams and radio shows including Sirius XM radio. Huseyin worked with the following sports figures, charities and organizations: John Madden, Steve Mariucci, Taylor Gabriel, Tyreke Evans, Jimmer Fredette, Joe Mixon, Sean Smith, Special Olympics Northern California, Tri-Valley High School Football, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders, Golden State Warriors, San Jose Sharks, San Jose SaberCats, and other influential individuals.

Huseyin Aksu and John Madden

Huseyin’s brand, Fantasy Couch was one of the first fantasy sports brands on the YouTube and Twitter platforms and currently has over 100,000 fans across all Fantasy Couch social media accounts. The best way to get the latest sports content and interact with Huseyin is by subscribing to his YouTube channel or following him on Twitter.

Huseyin is available for speaking engagements, interviews, workshops and keynotes.
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