AAC VC of the Year – Phil Cane
The Collegiate Sports Video Association named Phil Cane, Video Coordinator of University of South Florida, the 2018-2019 American Athletic Conference Video Coordinator of the Year.
Cane was selected through a vote of his peers in the AAC to receive the Conference Video 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 15th, 2019 in Anaheim, California.
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.
Phil Cane has been working with the USF football program since 2008 and has served as video coordinator for the Bulls since 2014.
In his role as video coordinator, Cane develops and maintains inventory of video, editing equipment and supplies and develops the yearly budget for the department. He researches and pursues advancements in technology and methods while editing and maintaining USF’s team film, opponent scouting and play study archives. Cane oversees and trains the football video department staff, maintains film exchange with other organizations; as well as works with professional team scouts to assist in evaluation of USF student-athletes.
Prior his current position, Cane worked for USF football as an assistant video and network manager from 2008-14. His main duties consisted of filming all practices and games, setting up video meeting rooms during game weeks and preparing coaches clinics and teaching tapes using XOS Thunder Software.
Cane graduated from USF in 2013 with a degree in economics.
A native of Neptune Beach, Fla., Cane was head student manager from 2004-08 at D.U. Fletcher High School. He has been a member of the Collegiate Sports Video Association since 2010.