The 2013 football season is Tim Collins' 23rd year in charge of all video and filming needs for Notre Dame's athletic department as its video systems coordinator. In addition to traveling to shoot Irish football games, Collins compiles all video packages utilized by Notre Dame's football coaches in their scouting and game preparation. Collins and his staff also tape men's and women's home basketball games as well as hockey.
A native of South Bend, Collins is a 1987 graduate of John Adams High School and attended Indiana Vocational Technical College. He also spent three years as a part-time news photographer at WNDU-TV, the NBC affiliate in South Bend. Collins was named the independent conference video coordinator of the year in 1997, 1998, 2003 and 2004 by the Collegiate Sports Video Association.
In 2001, Collins was elected an executive officer of the CSVA, serving as secretary, and in 2002 was named treasurer of the organization. In 2004, the Notre Dame Monogram Club awarded Collins an honorary monogram in recognition of his years of service.
Collins and his wife, the former Michelle Williamson, married in 1990, and have one son, Carson.