“It is a real honor to be the inaugural host of the Kids’ Choice Sports awards,” Strahan said in a statement. “As an athlete and as a father to four kids who grew up with Nickelodeon, I know firsthand what an important role sports play in kids’ lives.”
The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports awards will also include a council of individuals from the sporting world that will offer expertise and commentary during the show. Those on the council will include Baron Davis, Ken Griffey Jr., Lisa Leslie, Cal Ripken Jr, Deion Sanders, Misty May-Treanor, Michael Phelps and more.
The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports awards show will air on July 17, 2014.