Dave LaMont joined ESPN and ABC in 2004 as a football sideline reporter and became a play-by-play commentator in 2005. His duties also include men’s college basketball and college football regular-season and bowl games on ESPN Radio. LaMont previously called Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) events on ESPN, as well as women’s bowling majors and the Intercollegiate Championships, including additional matches on ESPN Radio.
He was the sports voice for the No. 1 English language AM show in South Florida “Paul Castronovo Show.”
LaMont was previously the voice of the Florida Atlantic Owls football program, from its inception in 2001 until 2010. He spent six years as the co-host of NFL Sunday on Westwood One Radio, from 2002-08, and was the voice of Baltimore Orioles Spring Training from 2001-09. He has also been a fill-in on the Orioles Radio Network.
The longtime south Florida radio personality has spent more than 30 years in the market as a talk show host and reporter. In the 1990s, LaMont won the South Florida A.I.R. Award for best play-by-play for University of Miami basketball. As the “Voice of the Canes” in 1998, LaMont called four College World Series games on the Hurricanes Radio Network, including their national title run in 1999. He also spent six seasons as the host and substitute play-by-play announcer for the Miami Heat from 1993-99.
LaMont, who earned a bachelor of arts degree in communications from the University of Miami, resides in Plantation, Fla.