Pete Maglieri returned to UCLA after a five-year hiatus and enters his 10th season with the Bruins' equipment staff. He will work with the sports of men's and women's basketball, men's and women's golf and men's and women's water polo.
He spent the 2007-08 year in sales. Prior to that, he served as the director of equipment operations for the Tulane Athletics department for four years (2002-06). In that role, he supervised the purchase, maintenance and distribution of equipment for each of Tulane's programs while directing a staff of full-time and student equipment managers.
Prior to arriving at Tulane, he spent five years as an assistant equipment manager at UCLA (1997-2002), where he directed the equipment operations for five teams and worked with the Bruins' football program.
Maglieri earned his bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University in 1996. He was a student equipment manager for the Tigers for four years.
Following graduation, he served an internship with the New Orleans Saints before going to the University of Houston as assistant equipment manager for one season.
A certified member of the Athletic Equipment Managers' Association, Maglieri is married to the former Carrie Bumerts and they have one son, Peter John III, born in August 2008.
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