Dave Leno
play by play announcer

Currently broadcasting NCAA basketball and football, MLS, US OPEN Tennis and USA Field Hockey.


Dave Leno is a sportscaster based in the Philadelphia area. A versatile play by play announcer and host, Leno broadcasts select nationally televised college basketball and football games with ESPN. He's in the midst of his 4th season with Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union as part of the club's TV broadcast crew. Dave co-hosts pre/half/postgame shows and calls play by play of Union games on 6abc and PHL17 in the Philly TV Market. 

With respect to tennis, Leno is an on-court announcer at Philadelphia Freedoms and New York Empire World Team Tennis home matches in the summers and works the US OPEN Tennis Championships as a World Feed Commentator. At the US OPEN, Dave is the lead highlights announcer throughout the whole Grandslam and calls select matches on play by play. 

He also broadcasts numerous USA Field Hockey matches each year on local TV, covering the women's national team who competed at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. In Feb 2019, he joined the International Hockey Federation to broadcast all US-based matches in the new Pro League. 

Leno got his start on National TV at 21-years-old on Big Ten Network. Soon after, he called games on TV with Comcast Sports Southeast and One World Sports in addition to being the Voice of several minor league teams.



In the past, Dave has announced the following:

- France vs England Soccer PxP on FOX Sports GO and World Feed; 
- Full Season Package of Bethlehem Steel FC USL Soccer;
- College football games on ESPN3 and the ESPN App; 
- Villanova football and basketball fill-in play by play on radio; 
- Olympic sports play by play & basketball sideline reporting on the Big Ten Network; 
- Yomiuri Giants Japanese baseball and NY Cosmos Soccer on ONE World Sports; 
- USA Field Hockey matches vs. Argentina, Ireland, Chile, India and Canada; 
- Select NBADL games for Delaware 87ers; 
- Full Season of Arena League Football play by play and coaches' shows on commercial radio;
- US OPEN Tennis Championships on radio for two Grandslams in 2013 & '14; 
- College Volleyball Championship and Basketball Telecasts with Comcast Sports Southeast. 

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Current Assignments 

ESPN - College Soccer and Hoops Play by Play 

Philadelphia Union - Pregame/Halftime/Postgame Co-Host; Play by Play Announcer  

USA Field Hockey - TV Play by Play for US Women's National Team 

FIH - Play by Play Announcer for FIH Pro League 

US OPEN - World Feed Commentator and Lead Highlights and Voiceover Specialist

Philadelphia Freedoms and New York Empire World Team Tennis - Announcer/MC