A quick-witted host skilled at interviewing, improvising, and holding the attention of large audiences.
In-Game Host, Tampa Bay Rays (Major League Baseball), St. Petersburg, FL 2007-Present
Host pre-game ceremonies, between-inning contests, and star in special projects on video board inside Tropicana Field. Interview fans and players, introduce post-game concerts, and host community events.
In-Arena Host, U.S. Figure Skating, Various Locations 2008-Present
Conduct interviews and host contests in audience at U.S. Figure Skating events, including the last five US Championships and 2009 World Championships. Also shoot “Around-the-Town” features to air in arena, and Interview past and present Figure Skating Champions.
In-Game Host, Minnesota Wild (National Hockey League), St. Paul, MN 2006-Present
Host contests, read copy, and interview fans during home Minnesota Wild games. Maintain professional atmosphere but turn it up to when needed to energize the “Team of 18,000.”
In-Arena Host, WCHA Final Five (College Hockey), St. Paul, MN 2007-Present
Host contests, read copy, and conduct entertaining off-the-cuff interviews with hockey fans in arena. Offer an inside look to fans at the Western Collegiate Hockey Association’s conference tournament.
Play-by-Play Announcer, 2012 Red Bull Crashed Ice, St. Paul, MN January, 2012
Delivered live play-by-play and pre-event entertainment at Red Bull’s extreme sport of downhill ice-cross to 80,000 fans at the first stop of the World Championships.
Public Address Announcer, MN Swarm (Nat’l Lacrosse League), St. Paul, MN 2006-2009
Kept fans informed and entertained during the “Fastest Games on Turf.” Relayed goal and penalty information and improvised throughout to entertain the 10,000 at home Swarm games.
Public Address Announcer, St. Paul Saints (Northern League), St. Paul, MN 2004-2006
Announced batters, contests, sponsor copy, and coordinated the chaos at one of the most successful minor league baseball clubs in America. Earned job by performing stand-up comedy.
University of Minnesota, Morris
Speech Communication Major, Political Science Minor. Commencement speaker.
Enjoy home construction, yard work, golf, ice fishing, and coaching wrestling. Prior to becoming a full-time announcer, was employed as a landscaper and substitute teacher.