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''Coach'' John Kentera Takes KWFN-FM/San Diego Middays


''Coach'' John Kentera
''Coach'' John Kentera

"Coach" John Kentera is tapped as the new midday host for KWFN-FM (97.3 The Fan)/San Diego. He'll air weekdays from 12-3pm of the Entercom Sports FM and the flagship station of the San Diego Padres, effective July 1. Kentera has aired in San Diego since 1987 and continues to host 97.3 The Fan's pre- and post-game shows for Padres baseball games, "The Fan's High School Football Show" on Thursday nights in the fall and serve as the color commentator on "The Fan's Friday Night High School Football Game of the Week" broadcast. Prior to joining Entercom, Kentera held various roles for XEPRS-AM/San Diego from 2003 to 2015.

"We're thrilled to add Coach Kentera to 97.3 The Fan's weekday lineup," said Entercom/San Diego Senior VP/Market Manager Bob Bolinger. "Coach has a rich history in San Diego and is truly beloved by the community, sports fans and advertising partners alike."

"After over thirty years in the radio business, I look forward to being a full-time member of the 97.3 The Fan team," added Kentera. "It will be a pleasure to contribute to the continued success of this station alongside an extremely professional group that has the utmost desire to bring top notch sports talk to the beautiful city of San Diego and its loyal fans."

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