San Diego State University's Brian Murphy was recently named the Collegiate Sports Video Association’s Mountain West Video Coordinator of the Year. This is the fourth time Murphy received the award at SDSU including in 2003, 2009 and 2010.
The award, which was voted on by his peers, made Murphy a finalist for the Bob Matey National Video Coordinator of the Year award, presented to the individual who best exhibits the qualities portrayed by the late video coordinator from Texas A&M University. The national award will be announced at the annual Collegiate Sports Video Association banquet May 17.
Brian Murphy joined the SDSU athletic department staff in August 2003 as the Video Coordinator. In his position, he films and edits the Aztecs' football games and practices and coordinates film exchange with other schools.
He is in charge of all video packages used by the football coaches in their scouting and game preparation. Murphy's responsibilities also include overseeing the day-to-day operations of the video room and assisting with the video needs of other SDSU sports.
A successful career
From 1997-2000, Murphy was an assistant video director with the San Diego Chargers. He filmed and edited games and practices and assisted the NFL with the Super Bowl held in San Diego in 1998. He also provided the NFL with video support for the 1999 Holiday Bowl.
Murphy graduated from Mira Mesa High School in 1995 and attended both SDSU and Miramar College. He currently lives in Poway with his wife, Shawna, and their daughter, Cali.