Brian Collins rejoins ESPN Williamsport, General Manager Todd Bartley this fall after proudly acceping and looking forward to calling the football games of Carnegie Mellon Tartan Football this season.
Brian began his broadcast career while at Malone University where he earned his B.A. In Communications. Broadcasting on both television and radio in stark and summit counties, Brian was able to call football, basketball and baseball games for WMAL, WHLO, WTIG, WCER, and WHBC.
In 1998, Brian moved to Marietta, Ohio. As the sports director at AM 910, he was able to help guide the station in the course of less than 2 years in a sports format to become the market leader in sports.
In 2000, he moved to Kinston, North Carolina again serving as the sports director for the flagship station of the Kinston Indians. Many of the members of those teams are still in the major leagues (C.C. Sabathia, Victor Martinez, Jhonny Peralta and many more). Over the course of three years he helped guide a single station into a 4-station network of ESPN Radio stations. As well as other affiliates of a regional high school radio and television sports network.
After leaving Kinston, Brian returned to Ohio and split time broadcasting and coaching Basketball at Kingsway Christian School and The Ohio State University at Mansfield Women’s Basketball team. Some highlights from those years were winning conference championships and defeating Ohio Christian University the year they were National Champions.
Brian brings nearly 20 years of broadcasting multiple sports at every collegiate level all over the country.
Besides his personal passion of sports, Brian’s biggest passion is family. He is the proud father of Jason who is a freshman at Wittenberg University, proud husband to his wife Melissa and the proud son of Bob and Jeanene Collins.