April 17, 2000
Doug Erickson, who has spent the last eight years as an Administrative Assistant for the UCLA men's basketball program, has resigned his position to enter private business. His final day will be this Friday, April 21.
During the last eight years, Erickson has been responsible for a variety of administrative tasks, including basketball operations, travel administrator, film/video coordinator and summer camp administrator.
After graduating from San Jose State in 1990, with a B. S. in economics, Erickson was employed as an accountant for two years by Cadence Design Systems in Silicon Valley.
Erickson, 33, was born and raised in Eureka, CA, where he lettered in basketball at Eureka HS. He comes from a basketball family. His father, Julian, played at Iowa State and later coached at Eureka HS and Humboldt State. His mother, Jean, has the distinction of playing in front of the largest crowd in Iowa High School women's basketball history (13,400). His older brother, Mike, played at Humboldt State and is the head coach at Piner HS in Santa Rosa. Younger brother, Alan, was a standout at Eureka HS and Humboldt State and currently plays professionally in Australia. Erickson's sister, Jolynn, was a star basketball and volleyball player at Eureka HS and is now a school teacher in Sacramento.