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Eric Espinoza named Pac-12 Video Coordinator of the Year

Mar 25, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO - In a polling of the Conference Video Coordinators, Eric Espinoza from the University of Southern California has been voted the Pac-12 Video Coordinator of the Year. Now in its 23rd season, the award is given annually to the Conference Video Coordinator who best demonstrates exemplary performance in the field of team video and surrounding technologies.

Espinoza is now a finalist for the prestigious Bob Matey National Video Coordinator of the Year Award, which will be voted on by a separate panel at the Collegiate Sports Video Association Meetings in May.  The Bob Matey Award is presented to the Video Coordinator who displays innovation, determination, perseverance, and technical skills as portrayed by the late Bob Matey, legendary Video Coordinator from Texas A&M.

Espinoza enters his 27th season working in the football video field and his 15th consecutive (20th overall) at the University of Southern California. In his time at USC, Espinoza has been responsible for managing all aspects of the football video department. Espinoza graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor’s degree in education in 1998. Other professional stops include USC as a student from 1993-1998 and as the Football Video Director at UNLV from 2000-2007.

Throughout his career, Espinoza has worked under former and current NFL and College head coaches John Robinson, Pete Carroll, Lane Kiffin, Steve Sarkisian, Clay Helton and Mike Sanford.

He currently resides in Covina, California with his wife, Jessica and their children Annaleisa, Joseph and Sophia.