Marc Dellins is in his first year as Director of Executive Relations, having moved into the position in August of 2011. He is responsible for scheduling of football and men's basketball games and will be the department's primary contact with the Pac-12 Conference in regards to the development of the Pac-12 Network.
Dellins had been the Sports Information Director at UCLA since April of 1984. In the summer of 1998, he added the title of Associate Athletic Director and was promoted to Senior Associate Athletic Director in October of 2009.
As SID, Dellins supervised a staff of eight associate or assistant SIDs and together they handled the media operations for UCLA's 24 sports.
On a daily basis, Dellins worked with the sport of football and assists with men's basketball. He interacted daily with local and national media members as well as Bruin players and coaches. In addition, he also handled all media inquiries regarding NCAA issues. Since the summer of 1998, he had been responsible for scheduling games for football and men's basketball and was also UCLA's liaison with the Pac-10 Conference in television matters and with the school's radio partners.
Dellins began working in Sports Information as a freshman in the Fall of 1972. He worked four years for Hall of Famer Vic Kelley, assisting in all sports and serving as the publicist for the Bruin baseball team. He also worked for the school newspaper, The Daily Bruin, during that time and covered three NCAA men's basketball Final Fours and one Rose Bowl.
Following graduation in 1976, he was hired as an assistant SID in the Sports Information Office and served as assistant and associate SID until April of 1984, when he was promoted to SID.
During his tenure, UCLA has hosted numerous NCAA championship and regional events events, including men's and women's basketball regionals, men's volleyball final fours, men's and women's gymnstics championships, volleyball first and second round, various rounds of the men's and women's soccer tournaments and softball regionals.
Dellins served as assistant venue press chief for gymnastics during the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
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