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How A Sports Comedian Can Enhance The Role Of Emcee

jim_ralphWhether you are hosting a sports event such as a golf tournament, sports awards night, sportsman dinner, or another sports themed event requiring a great Master of Ceremonies (MC), a sports comedian as the event’s MC can bring a level of performance second to none. A sports comedian with experience as an MC not only can hold the event together and keep everything moving along, but also inject some sports humour because of his or her knowledge of sports.

Sports Comedians make use of the most impactful comedy entertainment that is relevant to the event’s sports theme. They ensure that the guests are fully engaged in the program, and effectively re-engage them after breaks. They can perfectly sum up the message of the event so the audience remembers the key points. These comedians understand how and when to use comedy in their presentations to emphasize or minimize the impact of a message. Sports comedians are pros at getting audiences cracking up with laughter and they offer unique stories and anecdotes which all make these comedians an excellent choice for any sports event. Hiring a comedic sports personality to be a Master of Ceremonies and share their stories and quick wit is a real treat for guests.

We have a great list of Sports Comedians to choose from to be your Master of Ceremonies. Sports Comedian Jim Ralph is a media personality and retired professional hockey player.Jim Ralph is best known for his dry self deprecating sense of humor, and his comical impersonations of famous Canadian sportscasters Foster Hewitt, Danny Gallivan, Dick Irwin, Bob Cole, Brian Williams, Dave Van Horne, and Don Cherry. Jim’s outstanding after-dinner and MC presentations at Celebrity Golf Tournaments, Celebrity Roasts, Award Banquets, and Sportsmen Dinners are truly entertaining and make him a favorite amongst entertainers for any type of group. As a guest speaker or master of ceremonies, Jim’s steady stream of one-liners and comical impersonations has made him one of Canada’s most popular speakers. For more information on Sports Comedian Jim Ralph, please visit

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