Badminton Play-By-Play

Jim “Koz” Kozimor serves as a badminton play-by-play commentator during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Kozimor previously held the same role at the 2012 Olympic Summer Games in London and the Beijing Olympic Games.

Kozimor currently works for Comcast SportsNet Bay Area and hosts the signature sports talk-show CSN SportsTalk Live. In addition, Kozimor contributes sportscasts to NBC Bay Area in the San Francisco Bay Area. Among his duties with CSN are hosting pre-game and post-game shows for the Oakland Raiders, A’s, San Jose Sharks, and Golden State Warriors, and anchoring SportsNet Central.  Kozimor also serves as the play-by-play announcer for MLS team, the San Jose Earthquakes.

Prior to joining CSN, Kozimor spent two years as the radio play-by-play announcer for the Philadelphia 76ers, and three seasons as a sideline reporter and fill-in play-by-play announcer for the Golden State Warriors.  For two seasons, he was a member of the Houston Rockets broadcast team.

Kozimor was also a co-host of a sports talk show in Chicago at WMVP. He served a three-year stint as the play-by-play voice of the San Jose Jammers and La Crosse Catbirds of the Continental Basketball Association. Kozimor also has spent time as a television play-by-play announcer for the NBA Summer Pro League, NCAA Division I football and basketball and Triple-A baseball.

Kozimor began his broadcasting career in college at Michigan State University, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in communications. He resides in Danville, Calif., with his wife, Sandra, their twelve-year-old daughter, Addison, and ten-year-old twins, Ava and Sasha.