Eric Lane comes to Fullerton in the Fall of 2016 from the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles, where he served as a liaison to civic programs working with the Fund as well as provided development support.
Lane has had over 8 years of experience in nonprofit management in Los Angeles. Prior to his role at MFLA he served as the program director at The Posse Foundation Inc. where he focused on college access for students overlooked by the traditional college selection process.
Lane’s experience also includes serving with Hoops for Kids International and Playworks Southern California.
A native of Los Angeles, Lane graduated from Concordia University (Irvine, Calif.) with a masters degree in coaching and athletic administration. His Masters thesis focused on the impact of youth enrichment programs in the City of Los Angeles.
He earned his bachelors degree in communications at Boise State, where he was also a four-year letterman on the men’s basketball team.
From 2003-04 to 2006-07 Lane averaged 9 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists with the Broncos and was named to the Western Athletic Conference's All-Defensive Team as a senior.
As of 2016-17, he ranks 6th all-time at Boise State with 199 career 3-pointers and ranks 9th all-time in games played with 122. He also surpassed the 1,000 career point plateau his senior season.
Lane played two years of professional basketball in Europe, one with the German TG Renesas Landshut squad, the other in Rakvere, Estonia, for the BC Rakvere Tarvas. He prepped at St. John's Bosco High School in Bellflower, Calif., where he was named the John Wooden California High School Player of the Year in 2003.