John Tobias

Paving the way for data science students in the field of sports analytics
Lecturer, School of Data Science

In December 2020, the School of Data Science welcomed John Tobias as a lecturer and second full-time faculty member. 

He has ten-plus years of experience in sports statistics and analytics. Very deep and broad knowledge of analytics across multiple sports. He was one of the first statisticians in the country to implement analytics in the sports television industry, also known as advanced statistics. Creates scripts for broadcasters to help explain to the viewers about sports analytics for the games they cover.

Tobias will be teaching courses in sports analytics and will be serving as an academic advisor for the school’s new undergraduate program.