Our Broadcasters

Gary Laubach Gary Laubach, Sports Director & Broadcaster
Gary began his broadcasting career with Twin County in 1972. Twin County eventually became C-TEC and then RCN. Gary holds the dual role of Director of Media Services and Sports Director/Broadcaster. He currently broadcasts about 140 sports and entertainment broadcasts a year, and oversees the scheduling of all sporting events for RCN.  (View Gary’s weekly blog).
Chris Michael Chris Michael – Broadcaster
Chris handles play-by-play for RCN sports, including baseball, football & basketball games and produces/hosts the station’s 60-minute live call-in show. Chris’s other responsibilities include reporting on local news & sports stories; conducting “Take 5″ interviews with community and political leaders, producing commercials, voiceovers and promos; and generating blog entries and videos on the internet.  (View Chris’ weekly blog).  (Listen to the weekly podcast).
Scott Barr Scott Barr – Broadcaster
Scott Barr began his broadcast career with RCN in 1985, and serves as the studio’s expert for wrestling and tennis broadcasts. In addition, he has been part of the broadcast team for a wide range of other sports including baseball, football, basketball, lacrosse, kickboxing, soccer and boxing. In 1997, Scott authored a book about the District XI Wrestling Tournament called “Wrestling Country,” and has been a part of many conference, district and state championship broadcasts. Each year, he also serves as a co-host of the Dream Come True Telethon. Scott lives in the Lehigh Valley with his wife, Melissa, and their four children, from pre-school to college age!
Jim Best Jim Best – Color Commentator
Jim was born and raised in the Lehigh Valley. As a product of the District XI wrestling community, Jim wrestled at Parkland High School from 1980 to 1984, and then went on to wrestling for North Carolina State University. After graduating from college, Jim began a teaching and coaching career in the Parkland School District. At the high school level, Jim was an assistant coach at Parkland for eight years, and he held the head coaching position from 2000-2003. In 2004, Jim began his commentating career as a high school wrestling analyst for RCN Sports. In addition to his position with RCN, Jim currently serves as principal at Macungie Elementary School and resides in Allentown with his wife, Katie.
John Breidinger - Color Commentator John Breidinger – Color Commentator
Wilson and Lafayette graduate John Breidinger began his broadcasting career in August 2010 as the analyst for high school football with Chris Michael. John was a three-year letter-winner for the Wilson Warriors. He played freshman football at Lafayette until a career-ending knee injury cut short his time with the Leopards. He began coaching midget football in 1979 in Garland, TX and coached in Palmer and Forks. He is most proud of the fact that 11 of his former players were on the Easton varsity team in 1999. John and his wife, Janice, are the proud parents of two Easton and Lehigh scholar-athlete graduates, Jared and Jenna.
KeithGroller1.jpg Keith Groller, The Morning Call/RCN TV Sports Talk Co-Host
Keith has been covering sports at The Morning Call since 1979 and has won numerous community service awards in the Lehigh Valley in his career.  He was The Morning Call’s “Publisher’s Excellence” award winner in 1999, a two-time winner for digital excellence and has been inducted into the Lehigh Valley Basketball Hall of Fame, the Lehigh Valley Sports Hall of Fame, the Blue Mouantain Baseball League Hall of Fame and the Dieruff High School Hall of Fame for his coverage.  Groller and his wife of 34 years, Margie, have three children and three grandchildren.
Mike_Joseph_headshot Michael Joseph- Color Analyst
Michael has been a Color Analyst for RCN for 5 years. Mike coached Division 1-AA football for Villanova University in 1990-9, where he received his Masters degree in Education, and Lafayette College where he served as Defensive Backfield Coach and Recruiting Coordinator for 9 years. He holds the All-Time record for Interceptions at Lafayette and was an All-Patriot League selection at defensive back in 1987. A Parkland High School product, Mike played quarterback and safety, and was all-conference both his junior and senior years. Mike resides in Bloomsbury, NJ with his wife Christine, and three children, Peyton, Caroline and Tyler.
Randy_Kane_Profile_New Randy Kane – Color Commentator
Randy began with RCN TV in the late 1970’s when it was Twin County Cable as a color commentator for local auto racing telecasts. Randy has remained with RCN TV since and is now the lead announcer for local auto racing programs. Randy lives in Berks County with his wife, Carol. In January 2012, a grandson, Chase, arrived. Randy grew up in Allentown, PA. and graduated in 1971 from William Allen High School. As an auto racing journalist, Randy writes weekly columns for Area Auto Racing News in Trenton, NJ and with the Allentown, PA based Morning Call.  As a freelance journalist, Randy has written numerous magazine articles in many national publications and won honors and awards for writing. Randy worked for 17-years as an auto racing announcer for RCN TV covering Nazareth Raceway and Nazareth Speedway prior to doing races at Flemington Fair Speedway in Flemington, NJ for three seasons. Since 2000, he’s been broadcasting from Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA annually on RCN TV as the lead auto racing RCN TV announcer.
Dennis Laub Dennis Laub – Color Commentator
After spending nearly two decades as a high school basketball coach, Dennis joined RCN in 2006.  He has served as an analyst for both high school football and basketball.   Dennis also previously served as a guest co-host on RCN’s SportsTalk and is currently the co-host of the Friday Night Football Edition of the show. He resides in Whitehall with his wife, Robin, and two daughters, Mackenzie and Morgan.
John Leone John Leone – Color Commentator
John has been an RCN Sportscaster since 1997, when he joined Gary Laubach as color commentator for Lafayette basketball coverage on the Lafayette Sports Network.
Tom Stoudt Tom Stoudt – Color Commentator
Tom Stoudt will team with Gary Laubach on RCN-TV this upcoming basketball season as the analyst for the high school games. Tom served 15 years as a basketball coach at his Alma mater, Dieruff High School in Allentown. He had also previously served as a varsity assistant and junior varsity coach. In addition, Tom was a very successful AAU boys basketball coach. He coached the Lehigh Valley Wildcats (2003-05) and the Lehigh Valley Heat (2007). He guided these teams to four consecutive national tournaments. Tom has been employed by the Allentown School District since 1994 as a Home and School Visitor. He and his wife, Nilsa, reside in Northampton. Tom has two sons, Tom and Travis, and two granddaughters, Sophia and Ella.