Storm Radio Network

Storm fans can catch all the Tampa Bay Storm games on the radio by tuning into 1250-AM WHNZ and select games on 620-AM WDAE. See the 2017 Broadcast Schedule here

Join Darek Sharp for The Storm Report, our twice-a-week podcast featuring the latest Storm and AFL news and guests, on TampaBayStorm.com. 

Listen Live Online: 

Tune in to the action through the live radio broadcast online on the iHeartRadio app on the Tampa Bay Lightning Power Play station. 

Local radio personalities Darek Sharp and Ian Beckles will call the action live from the booth.

Storm fans can also get the latest Storm Radio features, news, and more, with the redesigned Storm Radio Network Facebook page, and the Storm Radio Twitter feed, @TBStormRadio.

Storm Broadcast Team

Darek Sharp - play-by-play announcer

darek_sharp-2003.jpgDarek Sharp enters his seventh season on the Storm radio broadcast team, and second as primary play-by-play announcer.

He has been a member of the Tampa Bay sports radio scene since 1988 when he began working at WPLA-AM, which would in 1990 turn into Tampa's first all-sports station, WFNS. While at WFNS, he worked as a producer for Steve Duemig and directed the Tampa Bay Lightning broadcasts, duties he continued doing after WFNS was sold and WDAE was born in 1997.

In 2001, he became the morning Sports Attack man for the top sports radio station in the Tampa Bay market, WDAE, delivering the updates every morning. Currently he is the producer of the "Ronnie & T-Kras Show," and covers high school sports for the Tampa Bay Times.

He and his wife Jen reside in Land O’Lakes.

Ian Beckles, color analyst

Ian Beckles enters his second season on the Storm radio broadcast team. A nine-year veteran of the National Football League, Beckle brings a wealth of football knowledge to the radio booth. He played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Philadelphia Eagles.

In 1999, Beckles transitioned to broadcasting when he joined 620 WDAE-AM.  He would co-host the top-rated Ron & Ian Show middays on WDAE for 12 years before leaving in 2015.  Beckles now serves as a Brand Ambassador and is the creator of FlavorOfTampaBay.com.

Beckles participates in several charitable endeavors with his foundation, The Ian Beckles Foundation.

Jack Harris, Storm Ambassador

JackHarris.jpgJack Harris is the most popular and recognized media personality in Tampa Bay. Currently, he co-hosts A.M. Tampa Bay, on 970 WFLA, often the highest rated morning show in Tampa Bay. 

He came to the Tampa Bay area in 1970 and was on the original broadcast team for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL). Harris went on to join the broadcast teams for the Tampa Bay Bandits (USFL) and the University of South Florida Bulls basketball team as well as the professional soccer team Tampa Bay Rowdies. 

Harris first called a Storm game in 1991, including when the Storm beat the Tim Marcum-led Detroit Drive for its first championship. He also called the Storm in 1993 and has been a permanent fixture in the radio booth since his return in 1997. 

He has been the voice of The Jerry Lewis Telethon, Gasparilla and Festival of States Parade coverage.  Jack hosted The Buccaneers Coach’s Show for five seasons during which time he asked then-Buccaneer Head Coach John McKay about the team's execution after a particular game, and McKay famously replied, "I think executing them is a good idea."  He has also been a part of numerous other shows including the Noon Show and Pulse Plus on Channel 13; hosted “Harris Live” at weekdays on WFLA-TV Channel 8; was a restaurant reviewer on Baynews 9 and did a commentary on ABC Action News Channel 28.  Additionally he has been the voice of the Outback Bowl for the past 27 years.

Born and reared in a small town in West Virginia Jack graduated Valedictorian of Logan High School prior to attending Davidson College.  He went on to graduate from West Virginia University with a B.A. in History and then served two years as an officer in the U.S. Army. 

He and his wife Joy have one son, Jackson.