May 9, 2014
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The Collegiate Sports Video Association (CSVA) named Nick Terruso, Video Coordinator for the Purdue University Men's Basketball Program, the 2013-14 Basketball Video Coordinator of the Year.
Terruso was selected by a majority vote of his peers in the Collegiate Sports Video Association to receive the Conference Coordinator of the Year honor. He is now a finalist for the prestigious Bob Matey National Video Coordinator of the Year award, which will be announced at the annual CSVA banquet on May 22, 2014.
The Bob Matey Award is presented to the Video Coordinator who displays innovation, determination, perseverance and technical skill as portrayed by the late Bob Matey, legendary Video Coordinator from Texas A&M.
Terruso is in his 10th season as video coordinator and 15th year overall with the Purdue men's basketball program.
Terruso assists the Purdue coaching staff with breakdown of game, practice and opponent films, while also coordinating film exchange with other schools and the taping of games from TV and satellite. Additionally, he assists with special team videos and projects.
After serving as a volunteer video coordinator at Purdue from 2001-02 and working as an intern in the athletic department at Duke University from 2002-03, Terruso was named a video graduate assistant for Boilermaker athletics in 2003. He held that position until 2005, when he was promoted to assistant sports video coordinator with men's basketball as his main focus.
In 2009, Terruso was tabbed to head Purdue athletics' video department.
The Plymouth, Ind., native has served as assistant to the camp director for Purdue Basketball Camps since 2001. Terruso was also a student manager for the Boilermakers from 1997-01.
Terruso owns three degrees from Purdue, earning bachelor's degrees in biology and management in 2000 and 2001, respectively, and a Master's degree in sports management in 2006.
He and his wife, Lauren, have two sons, Henry and John.