Former Director of USC Sports Information
Tim Tessalone is a USC legend, working in their sports information department for 43 years. While he was a senior at USC he interned in the sports information office and two years post-grad returned to the staff. Tessalone worked as an assistant sports information director for five years before being named the Director of Sports Information and remaining in the role until his retirement in 2022. Tessalone was named to the USC Athletics Hall of Fame and is a member of the CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) Hall of Fame as well. Under his leadership, the USC Sports Information Department has played a huge role in establishing USC Athletics as leaders in Los Angeles sports, a difficult task in the No. 2 media market in the country.