DAVE SIMS is in his seventh season with the Mariners broadcast team in 2013. The versatile Sims, who has national experience in baseball, basketball and football, grew up in Philadelphia and attended Bethany College in West Virginia. He played catcher and majored in mass communications before graduating in 1975. Sims, who focuses on play-by-play duties on Mariners television broadcasts, is familiar to sports fans across the country for calling Major League Baseball and college basketball games for ESPN, as well as NFL play-by-play on Westwood One/CBS Radio Sports, including NFC playoff games. The two-time Emmy Award winner has also called play-by-play for NCAA Basketball regular season games and tournament coverage for the past nine years. Sims was the recipient of the Big East Media Award in 2005, and also won the American Football Foundation's Lindsey Nelson Outstanding Sportscaster Award. Sims began his career as a sportswriter for the New York Daily News, covering college sports, professional soccer and the NBA. He then became a weekend sports anchor at WCBS-TV in New York. In 1991, Sims joined ESPN as a play-by-play announcer for college basketball. He's also been a longtime broadcaster for Big East football (1993-94 and 1998-2006). On radio, he provided play-by-play for CBS Radio/Westwood One's Sunday night NFL broadcast starting in 2005 and on a permanent basis since 2006. Sims also calls NCAA Basketball Tournament action for Westwood One. He has also worked as a reporter and anchor for WCBS-TV and as a talk show host for MSG Network and WFAN-AM in New York. He co-hosts "Basketball & Beyond with Coach K" for XM Satellite Radio with Duke University coach Mike Krzyzewski. Sims and his wife Abby have two sons.
AARON GOLDSMITH enters his first season with the Mariners broadcast team in 2013 after being hired on January 17, 2013. Goldsmith will join lead announcer Rick Rizzs, calling spring training and regular season games, and will be actively involved in non-game related broadcasting, including the Mariners Hot Stove League Show, Cactus League Report and Saturday Mariners Magazine.
A St. Louis, Mo, native, Aaron graduated from Principia College in Elsah, IL, with a BA in history. After college he attended the Broadcast Center in St. Louis, earning a certificate in Radio Broadcasting and Production. He spent the 2012 season as the lead announcer for the AAA Pawtucket Red Sox, calling all 144 PawSox games on the club's 14-station network, as well as handling 10 telecasts last season. Aaron was the co-host of the weekly PawSox Insider radio show, and was the author of the highly-regarded MLB.com blog, 45 Miles from Fenway. Prior to joining Pawtucket, Goldsmith spent the 2010 and 2011 seasons as the radio broadcaster for the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. He also served as the team's Manager of Broadcasting/Media Development. In 2009, Aaron was the broadcaster/studio host for the Portland Sea Dogs, the Red Sox AA affiliate in the Eastern League. Goldsmith began his broadcast career in 2007 with the Gateway Grizzlies in the independent Frontier League, and called the Bourne Braves games in the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2008. Aaron and his wife Heather reside in Seattle.
KEVIN CREMIN KEVIN CREMIN is in his 31st season as Executive Producer/Engineer for all Mariners radio broadcasts in 2013. He is responsible for the technical aspects of each broadcast, as well as relaying updated game information to the entire broadcast crew. Cremin also produces the Hot Stove League and Saturday and?Sunday Magazine shows for 710 ESPN Seattle.
The Tulsa, OK, native attended the University of Oklahoma and studied journalism. After spending eight years in the circulation department of the Tulsa World & Tribune, he joined the Mariners Radio Network full-time in 1983. He is currently the senior radio engineer in the AL. He resides in Seattle with wife Margaret and daughters Colleen and Kate.