Trey Bender is a Los Angeles based play by play announcer and host whose resume includes football, basketball, baseball and swimming in the WAC, Mountain West, Big 12 and Big 10 conferences on ESPN Regional and ESPNU as well as NBC Universal Sports. Additionally, from 1996-2002 Bender was the television voice of the University of Kansas, his alma mater.
Bender has also worked in Phoenix and Chicago. He was the voice of college sports on Fox Sports Net Arizona and Chicago. While with FSN, he also hosted a variety of programs for the network focused on the college sports scene.
Bender’s radio resume is just as extensive. While in Arizona, he was the voice of ASU Baseball and his time in Chicago includes a three year stint as the voice of Loyola University Basketball. While in Chicago, Bender began as a national sports anchor and talk show host for the Sporting News Radio Network. It’s a position he continues today as an anchor and part time host on Yahoo Sports Radio.
Bender began his broadcast career in 1991 as voice of the Angels minor league affiliate in Boise. He moved to Arizona in 1993 where he quickly became a mainstay in the market as voice of the AFL’s Arizona Rattlers and a radio anchor/reporter.
Bender is the son of long-time network announcer, Gary Bender. His wife, Amy is also a sports announcer. Their 11-year-old daughter Landry is named after the Dallas Cowboys legendary coach.