Bob Field is a senior associate athletic director and has served as a member of UCLA's athletic administration since January of 2001.
Field oversees men's and women's golf and serves as an aide to Dan Guerrero in all football matters. He was instrumental in the coaching search that resulted in the selection of Jim Mora. Field also oversees housing, parking, training table, video services, and coaches' development.
Prior to his switch to administration, Field spent 22 seasons as an assistant coach with the Bruin football team. He was the assistant head coach during his final five seasons (1996-2000) and served as defensive coordinator for 16 seasons (1982-95 and 1999-2000) while tutoring outside linebackers, place kickers and defensive backs at various times in his career.
Field has been at UCLA since 1978, with the exception of the 1980 season. Over the years, he tutored some of the top athletes in school history and crafted numerous defenses ranked in the Top 20 in various categories.
He began his coaching career under the legendary Bear Bryant at Alabama (1971-72) and moved to Mississippi State in 1973. During his five-year tenure at MSU, he coached the secondary and served as defensive coordinator in his final four seasons with the Bulldogs.
Field earned a Bachelor's degree in Science Education at Arkansas in 1971 and was named to the All-Southwest Conference Academic Team his senior year. He was a three-year varsity letterman and two-year starter in the secondary. In his three varsity seasons, the Razorbacks were 28-5.
As a player and coach, Field participated in 20 bowl games, including one Orange, two Sugar, three Cotton, two Fiesta and five Rose Bowls. During his tenure at UCLA, the Bruins recorded eight consecutive bowl wins, eight straight wins over USC and won or tied for seven Pac-10 championships.
PERSONAL -- He is married to Valorie Kondos Field, UCLA's current women's gymnastics coach.