American College Cricket is pleased to announce the appointment of USC’s Arvin Varma to its Advisory Board .
Arvin Varma came to USC in 1992. He received his Master’s degree from the Department of Exercise Science and was offered a position as a “lecturer” in the same department while enrolled in the PhD program. Arvin taught for 3 years before moving on to work for Student Affairs in the USC Recreational Sports Department.
He is currently the Assistant Director in Recreational Sports, and also teaches part-time for the Department of Physical Education. Arvin has worked with USC Football Coaches and Staff with regard to Game Day operations, including the Rose Bowl and National Championship games
In addition to his regular responsibilities, Arvin is actively involved with various student groups:
He started the Trojan Cricket Club in 1992 and has been their advisor for the past 15 years.
Arvin has also been the advisor for the Association of Indian Students for the past 10 years. AIS is the biggest student organization on campus and has received a lot of recognition from the university in regards to events and producing student leaders.
Another field of interest is “youth sports” that Arvin oversees and runs. There are three youth programs that he manages from writing grants, hiring staff, and producing reports. Combined these programs serve over 1500 kids each year. Kids receive education in sports and science.
Arvin is an active cricketer and plays in the Southern California Cricket League.