|Position:||Director of Basketball Administration|
|Alma Mater:||San Jose State, 1990|
Doug Erickson is the dean of the UCLA men's basketball administrative staff, entering his 20th year with the Bruin program. In his position as Director of Basketball Administration, Erickson is responsible for all internal operations of the basketball program and serves as a liaison between the coaches and senior athletic department administrators and the UCLA basketball family. He is involved in the day-to-day operations of the team, including budgetary matters, team travel, film/video, meals, ticketing and team managers.
Erickson also organizes and serves as the co-director of the UCLA and Ben Howland basketball camps each summer. He helps coordinate virtually every aspect of the camp including housing, meals and camp speakers. The recent UCLA Basketball Camps were the largest in its history, attracting more than 1,300 campers over a two-month period in each of the last two summers.
He has played an integral role in the Bruins' success since his arrival. The Bruins have appeared in the NCAA Tournament 14 times, reached the Final Four four times, won the NCAA championship in 1995 and captured six Pac-10 titles during Erickson's tenure with the Bruins. He joined the Bruins staff in 1992, after serving two years as an Accountant at Cadence Design Systems, a leading semiconductor company in San Jose, Calif.
Erickson is a native of Eureka, Calif., where he played four years of basketball and graduated from Eureka High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in economics at San Jose State in 1990. In terms of basketball, his career was shaped by his family, where all six members played at one time or another. He is single and resides in Los Angeles.