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  Bob Vazquez

Bob Vazquez

Player Profile

Assistant Athletic Director, Media Relations


(818) 677-2313-office
(510) 673-9521-cell

Bob Vazquez, known to everyone as Bobby V, is entering his fourth season at Cal State Northridge in 2010-11 as Assistant Athletic Director (Media Relations).

Vazquez oversees the publicity efforts of the Matador's 18-sports intercollegiate athletic program, with a main emphasis on men's basketball, women's water polo and the CSUN website. In addition, Vazquez is a member of the Cal State Northridge Hall of Fame Committee.

Vazquez worked nearly 24 years as Media Relations Director (1983-2007) at Stanford University where he was a recipient of 20 press guide awards by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America). While at Stanford, Vazquez was media coordinator at numerous NCAA National and Regional Tournaments as well as Pac-10 Championships.

Vazquez, who received a CoSIDA 25-year Award in 2003, spent six years (1977-83) as Sports Information Director at UC Santa Barbara. Prior to UCSB, Bob held various positions in the broadcasting industry in San Diego.

Vazquez is a member of CoSIDA, and the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA). He is also a member of the Special Awards Committee (CoSIDA).

Vazquez, who worked as a public relations assistant at the 1984 Summer Olympics, is a 1972 graduate of San Diego State with a B.S. Degree in Radio/Television Journalism.

Bob's Bio
Favorite Food: Foods that are hot and spicy
Least Favorite Food: Vegetables
Favorite Movie: Bull Durham/Too Kill A Mockingbird/Animal House
Favorite TV Show: Two and A Half Men/Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives
Favorite Actor: George Clooney
Favorite Actress: Eva Longoria Parker
Would Most Like To Meet: Dorothy Hamill (ice skater)
Enjoys Listening To The Music Of: U2/Peter White/Sara Evans
The Best Thing About Working At CSUN: Winning games
What Actor Would Play The Lead If A Movie Was Made Of MY Life: Tom Hanks
Hobbies: Reading Autobiographies
Greatest Heroes: My beloved Parents
If I Had A Million Dollars, I would: Travel, and give money to "Guide Dogs for the Blind"