Glenn Davis is an American sportscaster. He is widely known as the lead play-by-play announcer for local TV broadcasts of the Houston Dynamo and his weekly radio show titled “Soccer Matters with Glenn Davis” on KFNC.
Glenn Davis career
Davis grew up playing youth soccer in New Jersey under the tutelage of Scottish coach Tom MacDonald, whom he credits for instilling the passion and excitement of the sport of soccer into his blood. Another factor was Davis’ older brother Conn who was an All-American goalkeeper at Davis’ alma mater, Davis & Elkins College in West Virginia. He played collegiate soccer at Boston University and later at Davis & Elkins College, where he was a two-time All-via selection and an NAIA All-American.
Davis started his professional career as a central defender for the Pennsylvania Stoners of the American Soccer League, with whom he reached the 1983 American Soccer League Final in his rookie season. He later shifted and played with the United Soccer League’s Houston Dynamos. The Dynamos advanced to the 1984 league championship game but fell in the penalty shootout to the Fort Lauderdale Sun. Davis earned All-League honors for the 1984 season. He was assigned captain the following season, captained the team and played against well-known international clubs.
Glenn Davis broadcasting
in 1994 Davis started his career in broadcasting on Home Sports Entertainment (HSE) as an analyst for the Houston Hotshots indoor soccer team. He now is a nationally recognized soccer broadcaster having been a part of ESPN’s World Cup coverage in 2002, 2006, 2010 and NBC Olympic coverage during the Beijing 2008.
some of the calling that Davis has called include: Calling twice weekly Serie A games from Italy. He has called the CONCACAF Champions League, CONCACAF Gold Cup and various tournaments international at the start of Fox Sports World (now Fox Soccer Channel) he was a regular calling twice weekly Serie A games from Italy. He has called CONCACAF Champions League, CONCACAF Gold Cup, and various tournaments internationally.
Glenn Davis Writing
seven years Davis was a twice-weekly columnist for the Houston Chronicle helping to create awareness for the game. He maintains the website GlennDavisSoccer.com which provides fresh content daily. He has also written columns for Fox Sports Houston and ESPN online.
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