Erik Kuselias is a media personality who specializes in sports analysis and commentary. In this capacity, he anchored several programs on various sports activities on both radio and television. He is a well-known face/voice on American TV/Radio and is known for the intelligent and entertaining way he talks about sports. From the NFL to the PGA, NASCAR, college football, and even fantasy football, this sports veteran has done it all. Kuselias has been on ESPN2, ESPN Radio, NBC Sports Network, NBC Sports Radio and several other major sports channels.

Erik Kuselias Bio (Age)

Erik Kuselias was born on November 6, 1968. He was born and raised in Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut. He was raised alongside four siblings, including a brother named Christopher. He attended Hamden High School and was a star on the school baseball team. He received all-state honors among other highlights of his high school career. A number of his teammates like Jeff Bagwell, Brad Ausmus and Mo Vaughn eventually became professional baseball players and joined MLB.

For his college education, Kuselias attended Brown University in Rhode Island. His passion for baseball continued and he played in the first baseman position for the Brown University Bears. He graduated in 1991 with a double major in Organizational Behavior Management and Public Policy. He later earned a JD degree from the University of Michigan Law School and was a member of the Sports Law Society.

After completing his legal education, Erik Kuselias joined a firm – Goldblatt, Kuselias and Rashba PC – in his home town of Hamden where he eventually rose to the position of Managing Partner. In 1998, he was admitted for a doctorate. program at the Columbia University School of Journalism, focusing on journalism and law with a dissertation on the economics of Major League Baseball.

Interestingly, Erik Kuselias is a member of Mensa International, a long-standing international organization for people with high IQs. Apparently the legal profession became boring for him at some point and in search of a more interesting career he ventured into broadcasting. Still practicing law and with virtually no broadcasting experience, Erik joined his older brother Christopher to co-host a weekly hour-long show on WELI-AM, a small Connecticut-based radio station.

Following the success of their little radio show, Erik Kuselias and his brother Chris caught the attention of ESPN radio network and as a result, they were asked to audition for hosting roles on the driving time program. of the network. The show was originally launched as The Sports Brothers but the name was later changed to The SportsBash. He became the show’s sole host after his brother left in 2005 to pursue other opportunities. His hosting duties on ESPN Radio began in July 2003, and in 2004 he got an additional NFL assignment which led to the launch of another show, The NFL

Kuselias’ hosting duties on The SportsBash ended in January 2007 and the following month he made his debut as the host of NASCAR Now on ESPN2, providing NASCAR car racing coverage and analysis. He was the host of NASCAR Now for only a year and was replaced by Nicole Manske when he left the show in 2008.

In February 2009, he launched a daily sports talk show, The Erik Kuselias Show. He also created and hosted the Emmy-winning show Fantasy Football now on ESPN2. On January 3, 2011, he began co-hosting Morning Walk on the Golf Channel. A year later, he joined NBC Sports, the parent company of Golf Channel. Most recently, he joined Genesis Communications where he hosts a number of sports talk shows on the company’s Florida-based radio stations as well as their digital platforms.

Family Life and Wife of The Radio Host

Apparently, Erik Kuselias and his better half are also professional colleagues. His wife Holly Sonders (born Holly Niederkohr) is a famous sportscaster and journalist. She joined Fox Sports in 2015 and is widely considered one of the most important members of the network’s golf coverage team.

Sonders’ path to sports broadcasting is quite similar to that of her husband. As a high school athlete in two sports, she played golf as well as basketball. She received full district honors in golf throughout her 4 years of high school. She then moved to Michigan State University where she majored in journalism and also played golf for the school’s track team, the Michigan State Spartans. However, after suffering a knee injury that required surgery, Sonders turned his attention from sports to broadcasting.