Morning Fanatics with Fouhy and Bauer
Mike Bauer joins The Fanatic as the co-host of The Morning Fanatics after almost 13 years at FOX Sports 910 Phoenix (formerly XTRA Sports 910). While at KGME, he hosted a variety of different shows over the years in addition to working behind the scenes as Assistant Program Director, Executive Producer and sports update anchor. Bauer’s shows won multiple awards in Phoenix and outside of Arizona over his years at KGME and the programs were asked to fill in for The Jim Rome Show, The Dan Patrick Show and The Rich Eisen Show nationally. Mike is also beginning his eleventh year as the In-Game host of the Arizona Diamondbacks, where his face-for-radio can be seen on the big screen at Chase Field. In addition to his hosting at D-backs games, Mike has also hosted events/games for various charity and private events, the Coyotes, ASU football, ASU baseball and actually got his emceeing start with the Phoenix Roadrunners in a previous lifetime. A die-hard Sun Devil and proud Cronkite School grad; Bauer is also a huge D-backs fan (duh!) and still follows all the teams in his hometown of Chicago – even the God-awful Bears.
Craig Fouhy gives Valley listeners a unique coach’s perspective on the world of sports. Fouhy graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington majoring in Education to go along with three minors. He spent 18 years coaching College and High school football as both a head coach and assistant coach. Fouhy was the running backs coach at the University of Montana and the head coach at North Park College. He joined ABC15 in 1998 adding a non-traditional element based on his experience as both a coach and a player. In addition to television and coaching, Craig has also been a play by play announcer and color commentator for college football television and radio and a public address announcer for several professional, college and high school sports teams. You can catch Craig weekdays during ABC15 News at 5, 6 and 10pm. When he is not working, Craig loves to hang out with his family and enjoy Arizona. He and his wife Kimb live in the East Valley and enjoy getting involved with the community.
Rich Gray joins The Fanatic as the producer/technical director for The Morning Fanatics. Gray previously spent 9-plus years at NBC Sports Radio AM 1060, starting as a part-time board operator and working his way up to Program Director in 2014. While at KDUS, Gray hosted his own show (The Blitz with Rich Gray), produced several other shows and covered many big sporting events in the Valley of the Sun. Gray also served as a NFL and college football sideline reporter for Sports USA Media, covering the Arizona Cardinals, ASU and UofA from 2012-2016. Rich is an Arizona State alum (married to a Wildcat) and a die-hard Fanatic of the Chicago Cubs.