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Mike Vaillancourt

Waxhaw, NC






  • Over 15 years of play by play coverage for: hockey, baseball, football, lacrosse, basketball and softball

  • Radio and ESPN+

  • Background in writing press releases, web page content, game notes packages and marketing material

  • Added capability of audio editing using Cool Edit Pro

Work experience

Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC November 2021– Present

  • Play by play of Winthrop Eagles D–I women’s basketball and softball on ESPN+

  • Partnered with TV director on storylines and visuals during game along with format of broadcasts

Broadcasting Experience

Martz Communications, Potsdam, NY August 2015 - May 2021

  • Direct all broadcast operations for Clarkson University hockey

  • Called two Women's Frozen Four national semi-final games

  • Broadcast 2017 and 2018 Women's National Championship games

  • Developed new format for broadcasts 

  • Play by play of all home and road games for men's hockey

  • Simulcast all home games on ESPN+ with use of replay monitors

  • Conduct pregame and post-game interviews with coaches

  • Conduct player interviews for intermission player profile segment

  • Additional play by play broadcast of Clarkson women’s and men’s basketball and men's and women's lacrosse

  • Provide play by play for high school football 

  • Developed radio marketing campaigns for local and regional businesses


Radford University/Big South Network Radford, VA October 2014 - May 2015

  • Play by play for Radford University baseball

  • Play by play covering selected Big South volleyball, baseball and softball events at Radford University


Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA September 2013 - February 2015

  • Play by play for Hokie ice hockey

  • Selected from pool of national broadcasters for ACHA national tournament


Catholic University Washington, DC

October 2010 – March 2013

  • Play by play voice of Cardinals men’s and women’s basketball NCAA Tournament games


Georgetown University Washington, DC

October 2004 – May 2009

  • Play by play of women’s basketball, volleyball, Hoya football, men’s and women’s lacrosse


American University Washington, DC

November 2004 – March 2008

  • Play by play voice for Eagles men’s basketball – including NCAA Tournament game


Roanoke Express Roanoke, VA

September 1999 – May 2000 and September 2001 – September 2002

  • Play by play and color commentary for Express games

  • Wrote press releases, game media information and web site content

  • Partnered with local and regional businesses and agencies on sports marketing campaigns

  • Sold season tickets and group discount tickets to individual games

2010 - present

2010 - present


Virginia Tech University Blacksburg, VA

Bachelor's degree in communication studies, 2003

  • Performed play-by-play of Virginia Tech men's basketball and women's volleyball


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