Lou Campanelli was head basketball coach at James Madison University from 1972–1985 and at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1986–1993. He took his teams to the NCAA tournament six times and to the NIT three times. He then became an advance scout for the Portland Trailblazers (1994–1995) and Cleveland Cavaliers (1996–1998) of the NBA before becoming Coordinator of Men's Basketball Officiating for the PAC-10 Conference from 2000–2006. Among his many honors, Coach Lou was inducted into the Colonial Athletic Conference Hall of Fame in 2007 and into the James Madison University Hall of Fame in 1999.
Dave Newhouse was, for more than fifty years, an award-winning sportswriter and columnist, predominantly at the Oakland (CA) Tribune, prior to his retirement in 2011. He is also the author of eleven books, including Founding 49ers: The Dark Days before the Dynasty (2015), Old Bears: The Class of 1956 Reaches its Fiftieth Reunion, Reflecting on the Happy Days and Unhappy Days (2007), The Ultimate Oakland Raiders Trivia Book (2001), Jim Otto: The Pain of Glory (2000), Heismen: After the Glory (1985), The Jim Plunkett Story: The Saga of a Man Who Came Back (1981), and (with Herb Michelson) Rose Bowl Football since 1902 (1977). In 2014, Newhouse received the Media Award from the Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame.