Award-winning play-by-play announcer Joe Van Goor returns as the voice of the Coyotes for the 2014-15 men's basketball season. John Thayer will broadcast all the women's games in 2014-15.
KVHT 106.3 FM in Yankton serves as the flagship station for the Coyotes. USD fans can also catch the games through these affiliates:
About Van Goor: Joe was born and raised in Yankton and began his radio career there in the summer of 1976. His sportscasting career began in 1984. Van Goor was selected Sportscaster of the Year by the South Dakota High School Coaches Association and named South Dakota Sportscaster of the Year in 2006 as selected by his peers by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. He previously served as the voice of the Coyotes in 1990 and 1991. He rejoined the team in 2012 under a broadcast agreement with Learfield Sports and Five Star Communications.
About Thayer: A native of Eustis, Neb., and a 2008 graduate of Doane College, John helped launch the Tiger Sports Network during his senior year, which today serves as the broadcast avenue for Doane sports. Thayer spent a year with Victory Sports Network, the NAIA national media source, where he was the play-by-play broadcaster during games across the country. Thayer has covered state basketball tournaments and football playoffs in Nebraska, Colorado and South Dakota. He has also covered NAIA national volleyball and basketball tournaments. Thayer is the current host of “On the John,” a weekday sports talk show that airs from 9-11 a.m.