John Caine, a former UC Irvine athletic director, passed away last July 9 in Idaho at age 85.
Caine served as UCI's A.D. from 1983-89 before becoming special assistant to the chancellor for athletic policy and planning. He retired in 1990.
During Caine's tenure, the Bren Events Center was constructed, opening Jan. 8, 1987. He also added intercollegiate status for the men's and women's soccer, and men's volleyball programs.