Andy McNamara

Location: Toronto, Ontario
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TSN / TSN 1050 - Sports Talk Host, TV Play-by-Play, Sideline Reporter
June 2013 – Present, Toronto, ON
  • Host on TSN 1050 sports radio for "Game Night", “Late Night”, and "Game Day"
  • TV Play-by-Play on TSN for the National Lacrosse League
  • Host of “TSN Hockey Analytics” on TSN 1050, the first advanced stats hockey show in North America.
  • Sideline Reporter for Toronto Argonauts CFL home games
  • Host of "Olympic Morning" interviewing guests and live coverage of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
Fox Sports Detroit - Play-by-Play Broadcaster / Host
February 2015 - Present
  • Freelance Play-by-Play broadcaster and host for NCAA Div. 1 men’s hockey University of Michigan Wolverines.
CBC Sports, Rogers TV, Cogeco - Play-by-Play Broadcaster / Host / Sports Talk Host
May 2005 – June 2013, Toronto and Oshawa, ON
  • OHL (Ontario Hockey League)- Play-by-Play for Oshawa Generals telecasts
  • National Hockey League (NHL)- Play-by-Play for the 2011 NHL Rookie Tournament
  • Co-host and producer of the “3rd and Long” CFL and NFL podcasts on
  • Hockey, Basketball, Football, and Volleyball Play-by-Play/Host duties for men/women at the national collegiate, Ontario College Athletic Association (OCAA), and Ontario University Athletics (OUA) levels
  • Baseball Play-by-Play: Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) Toronto Maple Leafs men's games
  • Play-by-Play for the 2011 & 2006 CCAA Men's Collegiate National Basketball Championships
  • Oakville Blades OJHL hockey games: Play-by-Play; Analyst; Host; Reporter
  • Pro-wrestling Play-by-Play for Ontario Championship Wrestling.
National Lacrosse League (NLL) - Play-by-Play Broadcaster
January 2011 – Present, Toronto, ON
  • Commentary for all Toronto Rock lacrosse home games on the NLL Network
  • Host of the NLL Entry Draft 2012 - Present
  • Play-by-Play voice for 2011 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships and 2013 world memorial tournament in Prague, Czech Republic
Sports Journalist / Featured Columnist
2005 – Present
  • (Current) Featured Columnist at Bleacher Report covering the National Football League (NFL).
  • Freelance writer for CBC Sports website on the CFL and previously the 2011 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships (2011- 2013)
  • Freelance writer for Metroland Media when I covered the 2013 world memorial lacrosse tournament in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Interviewed talent, covered live events, wrote opinion pieces for the pro-wrestling division of SLAM! Sports (2005 – 2012)


  • OCAA Outstanding Media Award for collegiate sports broadcasting 2005/06 and 2006/07
  • Ring Announcer/Host MMA (mixed martial arts) events in Durham Region (2014 - Present)
  • 2009 Master of Ceremonies for St. Patrick's Day Bash at Steam Whistle Brewery in Toronto


National Institute of Broadcasting
TV/Radio Broadcasting Certificate
Graduated 2005, Toronto, ON
  • Trained in radio broadcasting and on-camera acting at this nationally recognized broadcasting institution.
  • Specialized in: news, sports, and weather broadcasts; conducting interviews; creative voice enhancement; being a show host for entertainment and sports programs; ad-lib/improve
Durham College
2001 – 2004, Oshawa, ON
  • Graduated with a three-year Business Administration diploma, accounting major.


  • Brian Williams - CTV/TSN, Sports Broadcaster
  • Joe Garofalo - Rogers TV, Producer
  • David Pinkerton - TV Cogeco, Producer