Joe Tolleson, New York City Football Club Play-By-Play
Joe Tolleson has been the YES Network’s New York City Football Club play-by-play voice since the franchise’s inaugural season in 2015.
The YES Network, the most-watched regional sports network in the country 15 of the last 17 years, is the exclusive regional television home of the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees, the Brooklyn Nets, MLS’ New York City FC and WNBA’s New York Liberty. The network has won 126 New York Emmy Awards since its 2002 launch.
Tolleson has done play-by-play for ESPN International’s coverage of the UEFA Champions League, the CONCACAF Champions League, Serie A (Italy), La Liga (Spain), Eredivisie (Holland), and the World Cup Qualifiers. He is also the Executive Producer of SiriusXM FC 94, the 24-hour soccer channel on satellite radio.
Tolleson has covered every Winter and Summer Olympics for Westwood One Radio since 2002, announcing soccer and other sports. He handled play-by-play duties at MSG Network for the New York Red Bulls (including when the team was known as the NY/NJ MetroStars), and the New York Power of the WUSA. In addition, he is the New York Rangers' public address arena announcer at Madison Square Garden, has done radio play-by-play for the team, and he hosted NHL Radio’s studio show for nine years.
Tolleson received a bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television and Film from the University of Maryland, College Park.