Saturday, October 19


Volunteer assistant coach Laura Gordon played for UCLA women’s tennis coach from 2002 to 2006. Gordon began her UCLA athletic career as a walk-on but went on to earn All-American and All-Pac-10 honors. She walks the line between player and coach, having played college tennis so recently.

Laura Gordon crosses courts from player to volunteer assistant coach

As the rest of the UCLA women’s tennis team was stretched in a circle after practice, two players exchanged quiet but intense rallies in the background. Read more...

Photo: Volunteer assistant coach Laura Gordon played for UCLA women’s tennis coach from 2002 to 2006. Gordon began her UCLA athletic career as a walk-on but went on to earn All-American and All-Pac-10 honors. She walks the line between player and coach, having played college tennis so recently.

Volunteer assistant coach Laura Gordon played for UCLA women’s tennis coach from 2002 to 2006. Gordon began her UCLA athletic career as a walk-on but went on to earn All-American and All-Pac-10 honors. She walks the line between player and coach, having played college tennis so recently.


A panel of coaches from Uganda visited UCLA on Monday in order to discuss and learn more about Wooden’s Pyramid of Success.

Ugandan coaches tie Wooden principles into training styles

Sam Obol had pretty much done it all on the court. The Ugandan basketball player had honed his skills into team MVP honors at the university level and a spot on the national team’s roster, the highest basketball achievement his country had to offer. Read more...

Photo: A panel of coaches from Uganda visited UCLA on Monday in order to discuss and learn more about Wooden’s Pyramid of Success.

A panel of coaches from Uganda visited UCLA on Monday in order to discuss and learn more about Wooden’s Pyramid of Success.

Freshman Carl Hulick of the UCLA football team has been spearfishing since he was a child, and he would often go with friends. Now, he uses his trips as an escape from the stresses of everyday life, and recently went with a fellow Bruin athlete, sophomore water polo player Daniel Lenhart.

Taking the plunge: Bruins turn to sport of spearfishing

The football player and the water polo player marched side by side, in synchronized, fin-flopping step, from the sand to the ocean. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Carl Hulick of the UCLA football team has been spearfishing since he was a child, and he would often go with friends. Now, he uses his trips as an escape from the stresses of everyday life, and recently went with a fellow Bruin athlete, sophomore water polo player Daniel Lenhart.

Freshman Carl Hulick of the UCLA football team has been spearfishing since he was a child, and he would often go with friends. Now, he uses his trips as an escape from the stresses of everyday life, and recently went with a fellow Bruin athlete, sophomore water polo player Daniel Lenhart.

Sophomore guard Nick Kazemi has not seen in-game action yet this season but has found his role as a motivating bench teammate. He is still recovering from a MCL sprain suffered on Oct. 26.

Nick Kazemi of UCLA Basketball graduates from walk-on status through commitment and words of encouragement

Travis Wear hit a turnaround floater in the paint to give the UCLA men’s basketball team a three-point lead over then-No. 7 Missouri. Pauley Pavilion’s 12,000 blue-clad fans, along with sophomore guard Nick Kazemi and an energized UCLA bench, rose to their feet in nervous anticipation of what the next 12.1 seconds would bring. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore guard Nick Kazemi has not seen in-game action yet this season but has found his role as a motivating bench teammate. He is still recovering from a MCL sprain suffered on Oct. 26.

Sophomore guard Nick Kazemi has not seen in-game action yet this season but has found his role as a motivating bench teammate. He is still recovering from a MCL sprain suffered on Oct. 26.

Dennis Koehne, a facilities manager for UCLA recreation, works with teams of students to set up and take down Pauley Pavilion for games. Additionally, he announces women’s volleyball, gymnastics and women’s basketball for UCLA Athletics. He has worked at UCLA for 30 years, and while he often works long, hard hours, loves his job. He is such a well-known figure that students who attend games have grown to know him.

Dennis Koehne comprises the heart of recreation, athletic community

Tip off between UCLA women’s basketball and Arizona was more than a day away, and a drop of blood had already struck the Pauley Pavilion hardwood. The smear came from the back of Dennis Koehne’s right hand. Read more...

Photo: Dennis Koehne, a facilities manager for UCLA recreation, works with teams of students to set up and take down Pauley Pavilion for games. Additionally, he announces women’s volleyball, gymnastics and women’s basketball for UCLA Athletics. He has worked at UCLA for 30 years, and while he often works long, hard hours, loves his job. He is such a well-known figure that students who attend games have grown to know him.

Dennis Koehne, a facilities manager for UCLA recreation, works with teams of students to set up and take down Pauley Pavilion for games. Additionally, he announces women’s volleyball, gymnastics and women’s basketball for UCLA Athletics. He has worked at UCLA for 30 years, and while he often works long, hard hours, loves his job. He is such a well-known figure that students who attend games have grown to know him.


1 46 47 48 49