NASPAA is the professional association for sports public address announcers and the individuals who hire and assign announcers.

Benchmarks & Records

Ron Henry
Warsaw Community High School
Warsaw, IN

Bruce Binkowski
San Diego Bowl Association
San Diego, CA

Richard Keller
University of Maryland & Catonsville
Campus of the Community College
of Baltimore County

Mike Gillespie
NAIA Women's Basketball
Championship Announcer
Munster, IN

 

Bill Gaedke
Clovis High School
Clovis, NM

10-Year NASPAA Members:  Ron Mazzola, Old Bridge, NJ; Jeff Kurtz, Brimfield, OH; Mark Mills, Columbia, MO; Steve Nontell, Beach Grove, IN 
Years Announcing (at least 50 years):
60, Ron Henry, IN
Most Athletic Events Announced (at least 1,500): 4,039 Bill Gaedke, NM
Most Athletic Events Announced in One Calendar Year: 173 (2012), Richard Keller, MD
Most Athletic Events Announced during 2012-13: 149, Richard Keller, MD 
Most National Championships Announced: 23, NAIA Women’s DI National Tournament, 1990-2012, Mike Gillespie, Munster, IN 
Most NJCAA Championships Announced: 
6, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005 NJCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournaments, 2001 NJCAA Men's Soccer Tournament, 2003 NJCAA Women's Lacrosse Tournament, Richard Keller, MD

BASEBALL
Most Games Announced (Major League Baseball):  
1400, San Diego Padres, Bruce Binkowski, CA
Most Innings Announced (Major League Baseball):  
20, San Diego Padres vs. Houston Astros, 8/15/80, Bruce Binkowski, CA
Longest Game Announced (Major League Baseball):  6 hours 17 minutes, San Diego Padres vs. Houston Astros, 8/15/80, Bruce Binkowski, CA
Most World Series Announced (Major League Baseball):  
2, 1984 (San Diego Padres vs. Detroit Tigers), 1998 (San Diego Padres vs. New York Yankees), Bruce Binkowski, CA
Most All-Star Games (Major League Baseball):  1, 1992, Bruce Binkowski, CA
Most Games Announced (Major League Baseball):  
4, 2-1984 (San Diego Padres vs. Detroit Tigers), 2-1998, San Diego Padres vs. New York Yankees , Bruce Binkowski, CA

BASKETBALL
Most National Final Fours Announced:
 23, NAIA Women’s DI National Tournament, 1990-2012, Mike Gillespie, Munster, IN
Most NAIA Women's Championships Announced:  23, NAIA Women's DI National Tournament, 1990-2012, Mike Gillespie, Munster, IL
Most College Tournament Games Announced (same tournament):
 704, NAIA Women’s DI National Basketball Tournament, 1990-2012, Mike Gillespie, Munster, IN
Most College Games Announced in a Single Day:  8 (66 times), NAIA Women’s DI National Tournament,  1990-2012, Mike Gillespie, Munster, IN
Most NCAA College Games Announced:  300, San Diego State Azetecs, 1980s-1990s, Bruce Binkowski, CA
Most High School Games in a Single Day:  10, First-Ever Adolph Rupp High School Classic, 2001, Lexington, KY, Mike Gillespie, Munster, IN
Most NBA Games:  60, (San Diego Clippers), Bruce Binkowski, CA

FIELD HOCKEY
Most National Championships Announced:
3, 2007 & 2010 NCAA Field Hockey Tournaments, 2012 USA Field Hockey Tournament, Richard Keller, MD 

FOOTBALL
Most NFL Seasons Announced:  23, San Diego Chargers, Bruce Binkowski, CA
Most NFL Games Announced:  230, Bruce Binkowski, CA
Most Super Bowls:  2, 1988 (Washington Redskins vs. Denver Broncos), 1998 (Dallas Cowboys vs. Buffalo Bills), Bruce Binkowski, CA
Most College Games Announced:  230, (1980-2000), San Diego State Aztecs, Bruce Binkowski, CA 

ICE HOCKEY 
Most Professional Games:  
145, San Diego Mariners--World Hockey Association and San Diego Gulls--International Hockey League, Bruce Binkowski, CA

LACROSSE

Most Men's NJCAA National Championships Announced:  4, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005 NJCAA Lacrosse Tournaments, Richard Keller, MD 

Most Women's NJCAA National Championships Announced:  
1, 2003, Richard Keller, MD

SOCCER
Most Games Announced (Outdoor) Professional:  12, San Diego Jaws, 1976, Bruce Binkowski, MD
Most Games Announced (Indoor and Outdoor) Professional: 36, San Diego Sockers, 1984, Bruce Binkowski, MD
TENNIS
 Most Matches (World Team Tennis):  16, San Diego Friars, 1975-78, Bruce Binkowski, MD