Dave Pasch

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Dave Pasch (born August 11, 1972) is an ESPN announcer, covering the NBA, college football, and college basketball. He is also the radio play-by-play voice of the Arizona Cardinals.

Personal life[edit]

Pasch grew up in Madison, Wisconsin in a conservative Jewish home. Upon meeting his wife Hallie in 1994, he decided to explore, and ultimately convert to, Christianity.[1] Pasch and his wife have three children. The family lives in Chandler, Arizona.

In his freshman year at Syracuse University, Pasch was selected to do on-air work for WAER radio. He graduated in 1994.[2]

Broadcasting career[edit]

Since 2002, Pasch has been the play-by-play announcer of the Arizona Cardinals, teaming with color analyst and retired NFL offensive fullback Ron Wolfley. Prior to his joining the Arizona Cardinals Radio Network, Pasch was the voice of Syracuse Orange college football and basketball.[3]. Pasch also did preseason TV for the Buffalo Bills in 2001.

Pasch has worked for ESPN since 2003, calling the NBA, college football, and college basketball. He started calling college football in 2004, and the NBA in 2006. He has worked with a multitude of analysts including Bill Walton, Doris Burke, Greg McElroy, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson, Hubie Brown, Brian Griese, Bob Griese, Chris Spielman, Doug Collins, Dick Vitale, and Jay Bilas. Pasch also has worked the NCAA women’s basketball tournament, the WNBA, and arena football for ESPN.

Before working with ESPN, Pasch worked for the West Virginia Radio Corporation for high school football; CBS Radio/Westwood One for golf, NFL, and college basketball tournaments; Fox Sports for NFL Europe and NFL; the Detroit Vipers; and the Chicago Blackhawks.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dave Pasch, Broadcasting For Christ". Jesus N Sports. June 29, 2012. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  2. ^ "Interview with Dave Pasch". Christian Standard. October 25, 2006. Retrieved January 16, 2015.
  3. ^ http://www.azcardinals.com/videos-photos/weekly-programming.html Dave Pasch Bio on Arizona Cardinals official website