February 2, 2018
Bob Kesling  – “Fully Focused”

Bob Kesling was named lead announcer on the Vol Radio Network in 1999. He is the play-by-play voice for Tennessee football and basketball on the 70-plus stations that make up the Vol Network.

Kesling began his association with the University of Tennessee as a walk-on fullback on the 1972 freshman football team. His broadcasting career began in 1974 when he was hired by John Ward as a film editor for the “Bill Battle Show” on the Vol Television Network while he was a student at the University of Tennessee.

Kesling also has a long history with the Lady Vol basketball team. He served as the radio play-by-play voice from 1978 through 1999 – calling Pat Summitt’s first 6 NCAA National Championships.

Bob is an active member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church and serves on the board of directors for Goodwill, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame and was the 2013 United Way Campaign Chairman. He is also a 2015 inductee into the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame.

A 1977 graduate of the University of Tennessee, Kesling and his wife Tami have two children, Allison and Melissa.

Join us for Man Up 2018 to hear Bob speak about how to stay Fully Focused on Christ in the midst of all the competing priorities of life.  


Planned Schedule:

  • 6:00 – 6:45 – Welcome and Dinner
  • 6:45 – 7:15 – Music and Celebration
  • 7:15 – 8:00 – Message
  • 8:00 – 8:30 – Dessert & Conversation
  • 8:30 – 9:00 – Closing Thoughts & Sending Forth



      Cost: $10 per person or purchase the entire table (seats 7) – $50