Jeff Culhane Named New Voice For FSU Athletics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.Jeff Culhane has been employed as Director of Broadcasting for LEARFIELD’s Seminole Sports activities Properties and can function the voice for Florida State soccer and males’s basketball.

Culhane brings 20 years of multimedia expertise to the Seminoles, together with roles constructing radio affiliate networks along with broadcasting duties for Nebraska, West Virginia and North Dakota State. He has intensive expertise rising radio networks by including new associates and producing unique content material, together with day by day exhibits, weekly options and podcasts that spotlight student-athletes and coaches in every program.

“Jeff Culhane is an thrilling rent for our division and followers,” FSU Vice President and Director of Athletics Michael Alford mentioned. “He’s a proficient, skilled play-by-play voice who has referred to as many postseason video games throughout a number of sports activities whereas additionally creating content material for the packages he has labored with and their affiliate radio networks. This place attracted nationwide curiosity, and Jeff’s distinctive talents continued to rise to the highest. I sit up for how Jeff will assist inform the tales of our student-athletes, coaches and division by this expanded function.”

For the previous six years, Culhane has been the voice of North Dakota State soccer, males’s basketball and baseball. In his function at NDSU, Culhane was the play-by-play announcer for 4 FCS Nationwide Championship Video games, two males’s basketball NCAA Match appearances and one NCAA Baseball Regional look. He additionally coordinated affiliate relations for the Bison Radio Community whereas growing a sports activities radio station in Fargo and internet hosting a day by day present on the community.

“It’s actually an honor to be named play-by-play voice for the Florida State Seminoles,” Culhane mentioned. “To observe within the footsteps of a legend like Gene Deckerhoff is a chance and a problem I’ll look to reside as much as each single day. My household and I am unable to wait to get to Tallahassee and immerse ourselves in all of the traditions of Florida State. Go Noles!”

Culhane dealt with play-by-play duties for West Virginia girls’s basketball and baseball from 2013-16 whereas additionally internet hosting the Mountaineer Tailgate Present and fifth Quarter Present for soccer in addition to the Mountaineer Insider Podcast, a weekly function for WVU’s official athletics web site. At Nebraska from 2007-13, he produced and served because the studio host for soccer, males’s basketball and baseball broadcasts. As well as, he hosted Sports activities Nightly and The Nebraska Excessive Faculty Scoreboard Present.

“We’re excited to welcome Jeff into the passionate Nole Household,” mentioned Caleb Swann, common supervisor of Seminole Sports activities Properties, FSU Athletics’ multimedia rightsholder. “His intensive data associated to varsity radio networks coupled together with his expertise within the Large Ten, Large 12 and calling a number of Bison soccer championships, might be a worthwhile asset to Florida State.”

Previous to his time at Nebraska, Culhane was the play-by-play voice for South Dakota girls’s basketball and held a number of broadcasting roles all through the state from 2001-2007.

Culhane will start his new function July 1 and can name his first FSU contest Aug. 27 in soccer’s season opener towards Duquesne.

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