Eric Bankston is entering his third season (2010-11) at Cal State Northridge. Bankston's public relations responsibilities include baseball, men's soccer and swimming.
Bankston assisted the Los Angeles Clippers Communications Department during the 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons. He interned with the Communications Department of the Anschutz Entertainment Group for nine months. Was a member of the Public
Relations staff of the Long Beach (NBA) Summer Pro League during the 2005
and 2006 seasons. Bankston worked with the Communications Department of the Los
Angeles Kings (NHL) during the 2005-06 season, and the Public Relations
Department of the Los Angeles Sparks (WNBA) throughout the 2005 season.
Bankston earned his BA Degree in Communications from UC San Diego in 2001, and his
Masters Degree in Sports Management from USF in 2006.
Eric, his wife, Sigrid (married in May, 2007), and their dog Giambi, reside in Lakewood.
Favorite Food: Lasagna or a Double-Double from In-N-Out
Least Favorite Food: Vegetables
Favorite Movie: Any Pixar movie, Fight Club, Hoosiers, Shawshank Redemption
Favorite TV Show: Pardon The Interruption
Enjoys listening to the music of: anything on my iPod
The best thing about working at CSUN: My colleagues
What actor/actress would play the lead if a movie was made of my life: Samuel L. Jackson
Hobbies: Reading, traveling, spending time with my wife
Greatest Heroes: No doubt about it, my dad
If I had a million dollars, I would: pay off my parent's bills, travel, and finish renovating my house