The Chatham Athletic Association has set the Anglers' broadcasting team for the 2014 season.
, originally from Flower Mound, Texas, will team with Jonny Wincott
of Plainview, N.Y., for their first summers calling Cape League baseball. Cotroneo is a rising sophomore at Arizona State University while Wincott is a rising junior at Syracuse University. The pair will provide play-by-play for all regular-season and post-season contests on the Cape Cod Baseball Network.
"Dominic and Jonny both exude passion for the game and journalism, and we're excited to have them tell the story of the 2014 season on our broadcasts," said Dan D'Uva, the CAA's Media & Broadcast Advisor. "Chatham fans will appreciate their talent, professionalism and enthusiasm, and we look forward to their continuing our tradition of broadcast excellence. We are fortunate to have budding stars from two of the country's most outstanding communications schools."
Cotroneo and Wincott will spearhead Chatham's 12th year of live play-by-play broadcasting, with the Anglers offering online audio and toll-free telephone broadcasts for all games, plus video streaming for home games. In conjunction with long-time service provider TRZ Teamline
, fans can enjoy all Chatham games free of charge. The Anglers' SoundCloud
will feature broadcast archives, highlights, interviews and entire game broadcasts on demand. More information about the Cape Cod Baseball Network is available at Broadcast Central
Dominic Cotroneo | Arizona State
Cotroneo recently completed his freshman year at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. Born and raised a Texan, Cotroneo moved to the Phoenix desert for high school where he developed a love for calling games. After starting as a public address announcer, he created an online radio station to broadcast the Basha Bears on the road as a solo play-by-play broadcaster. Now at ASU, Cotroneo is a member of the KASC The Blaze 1330 AM sports department. He has broadcast numerous ASU baseball and softball games, and hosted six pre-game, half-time and post-game shows for ASU football in 2013. Currently, Cotroneo is the Sun Devils play-by-play broadcaster on Pac-12.com's live streams of games. Cotroneo is the son of current Oakland Athletics broadcaster Vince Cotroneo, and will be coming to Cape Cod for the first time.
Jonny Wincott | Syracuse
Born and raised on Long Island in Plainview, N.Y., Wincott grew up a with a passion for sports. Wincott played soccer and baseball in high school, all while beginning his broadcast career at WPOB radio. At Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, he's majoring in broadcast and digital journalism with a minor in sport management. Moreover, Wincott works on the sports staffs at student radio stations WAER and WJPZ, and is a broadcast/media intern with the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League. Last summer, he worked for the Syracuse Chiefs of the International League, performing updates amid a host of other tasks. Jonny's relationship with the Cape dates all the way back to 1994, as he's frequently visited the area with his family.
All-time Chatham broadcaster list
Guy Benson (Northwestern) 2003-2006
Dan D'Uva (Syracuse, Fordham) 2003-2008
Kyle Whitehead (Northwestern) 2007
Mike Toper (Syracuse) 2007
Brian Clark (Fordham) 2008, 2009
Scott Braun (Miami) 2009, 2010
Aaron Canada (George Mason) 2010, 2011
Chris Fitzgerald (Oregon) 2011, 2012
Brandon Liebhaber (Northwestern) 2012, 2013
Keith Zubrow (Syracuse) 2013
Dominic Cotroneo (Arizona State) 2014
Jonny Wincott (Syracuse) 2014
Contact Dominic and Jonny with questions or comments at ChathamBroadcast@gmail.com
Follow Dominc and Jonny on Twitter @Dom_Cotroneo