Ed Cohen makes his NBC Olympics debut serving as the wheelchair rugby play-by-play announcer for NBC’s coverage of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. In addition to his Paralympic Games assignment, Cohen recently served as a weightlifting play-by-play announcer during NBC’s coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Cohen currently serves as a play-by-play announcer for CBS Sports Network, Big Ten Network, ESPN3/Regional and the Atlantic 10 Network. Although he primarily covers college basketball, Cohen can also be heard calling KHL Russian hockey, Yomiuri Giants baseball and New York Cosmos soccer on ONE World Sports. Before moving to television Cohen served as the radio voice of the Rutgers women’s basketball team and the Manhattan College men’s basketball team.
Cohen attended Ithaca College and currently resides in New York, N.Y.