Marc Zumoff Broadcast Coach Biography
Marc Zumoff can identify with being an insecure pre-teen. He can relate to being left out of the “cool” crowd. He knows what it’s like to lack confidence.
As a kid growing up in Northeast Philadelphia, he experienced all of this.
Somehow, Marc went from that to being the television voice of the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA. In between, there’s little he hasn’t done as a broadcaster.
Marc’s first job was in 1977 when he made $110 week reading news at a station in Trenton, NJ. He also anchored and reported news for KYW Newsradio in Philadelphia.
His first break into sportscasting came in 1982 as the voice of Princeton University Football and Basketball. From there, into television with the defunct indoor soccer team, the Philadelphia Fever. After that, various TV assignments that included hosting and feature production for 76ers basketball as well as play-by-play for sports as varied as Philadelphia Flyers hockey, college basketball and football, lacrosse, bicycle racing and horse jumping.
On August 17, 1994 at precisely 1:34 pm, Marc achieved his dream when he received the phone call naming him the television voice of the Philadelphia 76ers. Entering his 24th season as the voice of the Sixers, Marc also did play-by-play of women’s basketball for NBC at the 2016 Rio Olympics as well as the 2017 NBA Playoffs for Turner Sports.
Achieving dreams is what Marc’s all about. Whether you’re a college undergrad, graduate, an experienced professional or someone making a career change at 30, 40 or more, Marc’s experience and industry contacts can be at the ready for you.
“I’m going to learn a lot from you. So glad you’re my coach!”Nicole Cross