Bob Vazquez Named Assistant Athletic Director/Media Relations

Bob Vazquez Named Assistant Athletic Director/Media Relations
NORTHRIDGE, Calif. - Cal State Northridge Athletic Director Rick Mazzuto has announced the hiring of Bob Vazquez as Assistant Athletic Director in charge of Media Relations. Vazquez, who will oversee the publicity efforts of the Matadors' 20-sport intercollegiate athletic program, will begin his appointment at Northridge on February 12.

"I am delighted that Bob will become part of Matador Athletics," said Mazzuto. "His extensive experience and professionalism will enhance our media relations division."

Vazquez, a veteran of almost 30 years in the Athletic Media Relations field, has spent the past 24 years as the Athletic Media Relations Director at Stanford University. While at Stanford, Vazquez has been the media coordinator for numerous Pac-10 Championships as well as NCAA National and Regional Tournaments and has been the recipient of 19 press guide awards by CoSIDA. Prior to Stanford, Vazquez spent six years as the Sports Information Director at UC Santa Barbara where he directed the intercollegiate publicity program. He has also held various positions in in the broadcasting industry.

Vazquez is a 1972 graduate of San Diego State University with a BS in Radio-Television Journalism.

"I am excited and looking forward to being a part of the Cal State Northridge athletic department family," said Vazquez. "This is a dedicated and hard working group of coaches, student-athletes and staff, and I am looking forward to helping spread the word about Cal State Northridge Athletics to the Southern California community and beyond."