Rob Halvaks

Rob Halvaks

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Rob Halvaks teaches the Managing Sport in Dynamic Environment course at the Orange County campus and is one of the faculty mentors for the master's project. Professor Halvaks is the retired deputy commissioner and chief financial officer of the Big West Conference and has participated on a number of NCAA governance committees, including the Championships and Administration Cabinets and the Playing Rules Oversight Panel.

Prior to joining the Big West, Mr. Halvaks served as associate executive director of the Orange County Sports Association and senior associate athletic director at the University of California, Irvine.


  • MA, Ohio University
  • BA, University of Michigan

Prior Experience

  • Deputy Commissioner, Chief Financial Officer, Big West Conference
  • Associate Executive Director, Orange County Sports Association
  • Senior Associate Athletic Director, University of California, Irvine

Awards & Distinctions

  • Outstanding Branch Campus Professor, 2015-16