PHOTO BY PETER SPURRIER
After more than eight years with Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates, Inc./Nathan Benderson Park, Bob Whitford, director of facilities and operations, is returning to Lake Natoma and the Sacramento State Aquatic Center to fill the role of Sac State Aquatic Center facilities manager.
Whitford previously served as the director of rowing and facilities manager at Sacramento State for 23 years.
The Newport Beach, California, native attended Orange Coast College, the University of California, Berkeley, and graduated from the University of California, Irvine. Whitford founded the Newport School Boys rowing program while he was in high school and currently is a chief referee with USRowing.
As director of rowing and facilities manager Whitford will manage the Sacramento State Aquatic center’s programming and events.