Joe Coss is a broadcast announcer, who is an expert in motorsports coverage. He is an announcer at Daytona International Speedway, Watkins Glen International, and the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. His duties include announcing NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide, Camping World Truck events as well as IMSA sportscar races. Joe serves as a host for VIP meet and great Q & A sessions on race weekends.
In 2012, following a nationwide search, Joe was named the #1 NASCAR Short Track Announcer in the country and was hired to announce the inaugural running of the UNOH Battle at the Beach at Daytona International Speedway. During that event held during Speedweeks 2013 he was teamed with NASCAR broadcasting legend Ken Squier.
He has served as pit reporter on the New England Sports Network covering the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. He has provided NASCAR Media Group with content used during broadcasts on SiriusXM Radio.
Joe’s voice has been heard at several race tracks including Daytona International Speedway and New Smyrna Speedway in Florida, Stafford Motor Speedway and Thompson International Speedway in Connecticut, Beech Ridge Speedway in Maine, Lee USA Speedway and Monadnock Speedway in New Hampshire, as well as Lebanon Valley Dragway in New York.
His broadcast experience is not limited to on-air work as Joe is the Production Manager of three television stations at Connecticut Public Broadcasting, including a 24/7 local sports television network. He is responsible for increased productivity using emerging technology and through his leadership produces around the clock sports programming. In just 18 months, Joe tripled the station’s live programming lineup.
Joe has directed several live television broadcasts of sporting events including games airing on ESPN3, games contested between nationally ranked college programs, and studio programs.
Prior to his current position, Joe served as the Athletics Public Relations Director at Post University in Connecticut. Through Joe’s strategic efforts and comprehensive knowledge, he was able gain national exposure for the 1,000 student university. Joe placed stories in the Wall Street Journal, with the Associated Press, and repeatedly on Connecticut’s CBS, NBC, ABC, and FOX affiliates. During his tenure, the school's athletic programs received more television coverage than any other NCAA Division II program in the state.
Joe graduated from the Quinnipiac University School of Communications and holds a Masters in Education.