Dave Polaski


Relevant Work Experience

Aug. 2013-current IMG College Winston-Salem, NC
Studio Host/Producer – Texas Longhorns’ Football and Basketball
  • Pregame, halftime, in-game and postgame updates on University of Texas broadcasts
  • On-air participant with 30 IMG-affiliated schools during tenure
Aug. 2016-current WSJS / ESPN Radio Triad Winston-Salem, NC
Voice of ESPN Radio Triad “Game of the Week” – Football
  • Play-by-play for top football matchups in region
  • Announced two NCHSAA State Championship Games in 2016
  • Host of “High School Huddle” weekly recap show
Oct. 2016-current Radford University Radford, VA
Play-by-Play – Basketball and Baseball
  • NCAA Division I – Big South Conference; affiliated with Learfield Sports
  • Radio broadcasts for men’s/women’s basketball, plus baseball on Big South Network
May 2017-current Salem Red Sox Salem, VA
Play-by-Play – Baseball
  • Carolina League (Class A-Advanced) affiliate of the Boston Red Sox
  • Announcer for select games during 2017 season
Mar. 2015-Sept. 2015 Rancho Cucamonga Quakes Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Broadcast/Media Relations Assistant – Baseball
  • California League (Class A-Advanced) affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Play-by-play for 130 games during 2015 season, including postseason
  • Announced 2015 California-Carolina League All-Star Game
  • Wrote/produced game notes, recaps, feature stories & press releases
Feb. 2014-Sept. 2014 Winston-Salem Dash Winston-Salem, NC
Broadcast and Media Relations Assistant – Baseball
  • Carolina League (Class A-Advanced) affiliate of the Chicago White Sox
  • Play-by-play for 85 games during 2014 season, plus wrote team media guide/recaps
Mar. 2016-Jun. 2016 Winston Wildcats Winston-Salem, NC
Play-by-Play and Color Analyst – Professional Indoor Football
  • American Indoor Football League – 2016 was franchise’s inaugural season
Dec. 2014-Feb. 2016 East Forsyth Radio Network Kernersville, NC
Play-by-Play and Color Analyst – Basketball and Football
  • Helped launch network for EFHS football, girls basketball and boys basketball
Dec. 2004-May 2013 Rider University Lawrenceville, NJ
Play-by-Play and Color Analyst – Basketball; Play-by-Play – Baseball
  • NCAA Division I – Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
  • Called select men’s and women’s basketball games, as well as baseball

Education

1998 - 2002 Ohio University Athens, OH
Radio/Television Broadcast Journalism
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Broadcast Journalism - March 2002

Athletics

1998 - 2001 Ohio University Athens, OH
Varsity Baseball – Relief Pitcher
  • Earned three varsity letters during collegiate career
  • Ohio University Scholar-Athlete Award – 2001