Who is Alan Roach?
Alan Roach is an American sports announcer and radio personality. He currently is morning sports anchor on 850 KOA radio in Denver, Colorado. He is a pre-game and post-game commentator and currently the Denver Broncos P.A. announcer. Roach is the Voice of NFL Events worldwide. KOA in Denver, Colorado.
Alan Roach began his radio career as a high school student in Brainerd, Minnesota in 1982. After numerous radio stops including Fort Dodge and Des Moines, IA, Garden City, KS, and Colorado Springs, CO. Roach's first sports announcing job was as Public Address Announcer for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in 1990. He was asked to fill in for the PA Announcer during a vacation. The former PA Announcer never got his job back. Since, Roach has become one of the best known, most heard sports public-address announcers in the world.
Roach was hired as the Public Address Announcer for the Colorado Rockies prior to the first game they played as a franchise in 1993. Roach served as PA Announcer for every home game in Mile High Stadium and later Coors Field through the 2006 MLB season. Roach missed only one game in 14 years, Saturday, June 9, 2001. Roach began as Public Address Announcer for the Colorado Avalanche with their first game played in Pepsi Center to start the 1999-2000 season. On June 9, 2001 Roach missed the Rockies game to announce the historic Stanley Cup Game 7 win over the New Jersey Devils. Roach announced the post-game ceremony in which Joe Sakic famously handed the Stanley Cup to Ray Bourque. Roach continues as the public address announcer for the Avalanche today. The Colorado Avalanche hosted the 2001 NHL All-Star game. Roach served as PA announcer for that game and the following NHL All-star games in Sunrise, Florida in 2003 and in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2004. In Addition since 2008 he is currently the p.a. announcer for the Denver Broncos.