Past Student Managers Of Note
Class of 2004: Fallon Smith worked in the UCLA equipment room from 2002-04 and is now a sportscaster for KCWY TV (NBC) in Casper, Wyoming.
Class of 2001: Geno Drake served as the Offensive Graduate Assistant for the UCLA football program from 2001 to 2003. He is currently working out of the Denver Broncos' front office.
Class of 1998: Steve Arredondo: A 2001 National Association for Public Interest Law Justice Works Fellow. He is currently a Staff Attorney for the Korean Immigrant Workers Advocates in Los Angeles, seeking a progressive constituency and leadership amongst low wage immigrant workers in Los Angeles.
Class of 1984: David Dunn is CEO of Athletes First, a premier sports agency.
Class of 1983: David Willingham is a 20-year veteran of the Plano (TX) Police Department, currently serving as a patrol sergeant and the department's field training coordinator
Class of 1976: Laine Shapiro serves as the first female student manager at UCLA. She finishes a two-year stint as a student manager with the football program.
Class of 1973: Les Latner is a practicing dentist in West Los Angeles
Class of 1969: Angelo Mazzone is a former Associate Athletic Director at UCLA and a successful entrepreneur
Class of 1959: Peter Dalis is the former Athletic Director at UCLA
Class of 1947: Russ Torey is believed to be the only person in history to serve as the head football student manager at both UCLA and USC. After testing into the Naval Officer Training Program in 1943, he received orders to attend USC. He was invited to join the Football Manager Program, where he was eventually given the title of head student manager. In 1945, the Navy then gave him orders to attend UCLA's officer program. He eventually worked his way up to head student manager in 1947.
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