Tualatin, Oregon, United States
Longtime radio play by play voice Brian Wheeler of the Portland Trail Blazers brings his expertise and enthusiasm for sports broadcasting to this one of a kind course. Wheeler’s exciting style and trademark « BOOM-CHAKA-LAKA » dunk calls have endeared him to basketball fans throughout the Pacific Northwest.
The 2007 Oregon Sportscaster of the Year, Wheeler has been active in sports broadcasting since calling play by play soccer, women’s softball and basketball at his alma mater, Loyola University Chicago.
After Loyola, Wheeler jumped to the big time, including radio stints with the Chicago White Sox, Northwestern University, SportsChannel, Chicago Bulls, Sacramento Kings, Sacramento Monarchs and Seattle Supersonics, before settling in Portland with the Trail Blazers.
Wheeler has an extensive network of contacts and unparalleled experience in sports broadcasting having worked in so many regions of the country and for so many professional teams.
Listen to a sample of Brian Wheeler’s Play by Play of the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Dallas Mavericks in a play off game.
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