It’s been absolutely incredible. People from all walks of life have contacted me. Even an email from former Padres manager Bob Melvin. I had no idea he even listened to the show. It’s been crazy.”

Kentera, a broadcaster in the San Diego market since 1987, is nicknamed “Coach” because he coached at the high school and college levels before starting his radio career.

He coached several sports at Torrey Pines High School, MiraCosta College, Southwestern College and Texas Tech before transitioning into the radio business. In high school at Torrey Pines, he played basketball and baseball, and went on to play both sports at MiraCosta College and United States International University.

Over the years, Kentera has worked at several radio stations, including a 12-year stretch from 2003 to 2015 at XPRS 1090-AM The Mighty 1090. He also has worked as a color commentator on San Diego State University football and basketball broadcasts, as well as basketball games for the University of San Diego. For many years, Kentera hosted a high school football show on Friday nights.

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