SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League announced that they have hired Dan Weiss as broadcast operations manager and play-by-play broadcaster.
The Las Vegas Wranglers are the ECHL affiliate of the Rampage of the AHL and the Phoenix Coyotes of the National Hockey League.
He was the “Voice of the Phoenix RoadRunners” of the ECHL the last four seasons while also doing the play-by-play for the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA and hosting the Phoenix Suns pregame and postgame shows.
Weiss was recognized as the ECHL Broadcaster of the Year in 2005-06 and was a member of the television broadcast team for the 2008 ECHL All-Star Game and the audio broadcast team for the 2005 ECHL All-Star Game.
He is in his 11th season as a broadcaster and has worked for Atlantic City of the ECHL, Corpus Christi of the Central Hockey League and Northeastern University.
The native of Weston, Mass. worked as a producer at Sports Radio 850 AM WEEI in Boston, which is the top-rated sports radio station in the United States. Weiss was awarded his bachelor’s degree in communications and political science from Northeastern University.
Former ECHL broadcasters working in the National Hockey League include John Ahlers and Steve Carroll of the Anaheim Ducks, Tom Callahan of the Nashville Predators, Dave Goucher of the Boston Bruins, Chris Kerber of the St. Louis Blues, Dave Mishkin of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Bob McElligott and John Michael of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Rob Simpson, who is a producer/host for The NHL Network.
Former ECHL broadcasters working in the American Hockey League include Josh Fisher in Texas, Mike Kelly in Springfield, Eric Lindquist in Worcester, Pete Michaud in Norfolk, Mike O’Brien in Lowell, Joe O’Donnell in Houston, Jason Shaver in Chicago, Dan Weiss in San Antonio and Grady Whittenburg in Binghamton.