The Tigers Radio Network

Bringing You Every Marple Newtown Football Game Live!

 

The Tigers Radio Network Team

 
 
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Meet The Tigers Radio Network Team

For the 14th consecutive season, the Tigers Radio Network has assembled a broadcast team that will bring you all of the action from high atop the 50-yard line for every varsity game. Dave DiPasqua, Steve Reynolds, and Larry O’Connor will serve as the voices of the Marple Newtown Tigers during each broadcast in 2021.

David DiPasqua, Jr.

Play-by-Play Announcer

A 2011 graduate of Marple Newtown High School, Dave enters his 7th season in 2019 as a member of the Tigers Radio Network broadcast team.
He earned a master’s degree in Public Administration with certifications in Administration, Sports Management, and Athletics from West Chester University.
Since 2013, Dave has been a TRN contributor by being responsible for keeping track of the team’s statistics each broadcast and served as the Sideline Reporter in 2014. Additionally, he has provided digital media content.

Dave received his first opportunity for Play-by-Play during the TRN’s last home broadcast against Chichester on November 7, 2014. He was promoted to the position in 2015.
Furthermore, Dave has provided insight on other broadcasts for West Chester University’s football team. He has contributed as the color commentator on WCHE 1520 AM and play-by-play analyst for the Sports Fan Base Network. Lastly, he has interned for Marc Zumoff’s broadcasting company at Zumoff Productions, LLC.

Dave earned his Bachelor’s Degrees in English and Communication Studies as well as his Master’s Degree in Public Administration from West Chester University.

Steve Reynolds

Color Commentator / Analyst

A 2009 graduate of Marple Newtown High School, Steve will enter his 8th season in 2019 as a member of the Tigers Radio Network broadcast team.

At MN, under the tutelage of Coach Ray Gionta and his brother, defensive line coach Nick Reynolds (MN ’97), Steve excelled as a two-way starter at the center and defensive end. During his playing career, Steve recorded 6 sacks, 11.5 tackles for loss, 9 QB hurries, a fumble recovery, an interception, and 66 tackles. Steve was named as a captain during his senior season and later that year earned the Outstanding Lineman and Most Dedicated Player Awards as well as the Brian Peoples Memorial Scholarship. In May of 2009, Steve played in the Delaware County Hero Bowl.

Steve is a 2014 graduate of West Chester University.

Greg Pecko

Digital Content Contributor

Greg was an original member of the Tigers Radio Network broadcast team during their inaugural season in 2008 and served as the Color Commentator alongside Play-by-Play Announcer Bob Herpen. Since 2009, Greg has been a TRN contributor as a guest analyst and served as the Halftime Show Host and Color Analyst in 2010.

When the TRN broadcasted its first road game on November 5, 2010 from Prevost Field at Radnor High School, Greg was the Play-by-Play Announcer. This was his first time at the helm for the TRN and was later promoted to the Play-by-Play spot in 2011.

Greg originally came to the Marple Newtown football broadcast team from Comradio, a student-run internet radio station at the Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA. Pecko was one of four original creators of That Sports Show, which consisted of basic sports talk and analysis of both collegiate and professional sports that was heard on Comradio.

Additionally, Greg provided play-by-play for Comradio for Penn State University’s baseball team; he collaborated on sound production for commercials, sound clips, show intros, bumper music and helped handle pre-show decisions on what topics to discuss. Greg is a graduate of Ridley High School and the Pennsylvania State University.

Samuel Snyderman

Community Outreach Director

Sam, a 2007 graduate of Marple Newtown High School, returns to the booth after a short hiatus. While at MN, Sam was active with helping in special needs classes in addition to being a two-sport scholar-athlete – football and baseball.

For several years Sam has been a critical member of the TRN staff who has engineered and produced as well as performed spotting and statistical duties. Sam is the Community Outreach Director primarily engaging with sponsors. On game day, Sam will assist with spotting, statistical broadcast engineering duties.

Residing in Old City Philadelphia, Sam lives with his girlfriend Margot and their three dogs Bo, Regan, and Scout.

Jim Allsman

Executive Producer

Jim Allsman, the voice of the Tigers, enters his 14th season as an aide to the football program. Allsman oversees the team’s statistical duties, as well as serving as the public address announcer at all Tiger’s home games.

Additionally, Jim founded and serves as the Executive Producer of the Tigers Radio Network. The TRN provides play-by-play coverage of all Marple Newtown home football games live via the internet and through a podcast distribution.

Before coming back to his alma mater in 2005, Jim started as a video assistant for the Jenkintown Drakes High School football program in 2000. In 2002, Allsman was a staff assistant for the Red Raiders of Coatesville High School.

Currently, Jim also lends his voice to multiple sporting events at Holy Family University and the University of Pennsylvania. A graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and Marple Newtown High School, Jim resides in Havertown, PA.

Experience
Marple Newtown High School 2005 - Present, Statistician / Public Address Announcer / Executive Producer (Tigers Radio Network)
Coatesville Area High School- 2002-2004, Staff Assistant
Jenkintown High School - 2000, Video Assistant