Kaiber Takamiya was named Athletics Communication Assistant in September of 2015. He is the contact and responsible for covering the UC San Diego cross country, softball, track & field and water polo teams.
Takamiya joined UCSD Intercollegiate Athletics in August 2014 as the Athletics Communication Intern. He was the contact for the cross country, track & field and rowing programs and assisted with women’s basketball coverage.
Prior to coming to La Jolla, Takamiya worked as the Sports Information Video Production Coordinator at Cal State San Marcos. He started off as a student intern for the Sports Information Department at CSUSM.
Takamiya has spent time in the past covering high school sports for The Orange County Register and the now defunct North County Times.
Takamiya graduated from CSUSM with a bachelor’s degree in communication and has an associate’s degree in social sciences from Fullerton College. He competed on the cross country and track & field teams for both schools. Additionally, he was the sports editor for the student newspaper at Fullerton College, The Hornet.