November 24, 1993 |
Dean Crowley was selected as CIF Southern Section commissioner at an Executive Committee meeting Tuesday night at the section office. Crowley, 59, replaces Stan Thomas, who was forced to resign last month for misusing his personal expense account. Crowley has been a section administrator since 1976. He has been associate commissioner for the last five years. "I am pleased to be at the helm for the rest of the year," Crowley said.
February 12, 1999 |
Dean Crowley, commissioner of athletics for the Southern Section of the California Interscholastic Federation, has resigned, effective Sept. 1. Crowley, 64, told the section's executive committee and staff of his intent in a letter dated Feb. 9. He began working for the section as an administrative assistant in 1976 and succeeded Stan Thomas as commissioner in 1993.
October 15, 1993 |
The day after Stan Thomas was forced to resign as commissioner of the CIF Southern Section, there was uncertainty about a successor. Dean Crowley, a Southern Section administrator since 1976 and associate commissioner for the last five years, has been the acting commissioner since Oct. 7. He will remain in that capacity until the section's Executive Committee meets next week to discuss the matter.
May 25, 1999 |
After 23 years as an administrator with the CIF Southern Section, the last six as commissioner, Dean Crowley is retiring at the end of the school year. A 1952 graduate of Alhambra High, Crowley, 64, began his career as a junior high school coach. He later was vice principal at Cerritos Gahr High, where he oversaw the athletic program. Crowley was also a high school and college football and basketball referee and a supervisor of officials for several organizations.
November 30, 1993 |
There is new leadership in high school sports in Southern California, and coaches, athletes and parents should begin noticing the difference. In the City Section, Barbara Fiege took over as athletic commissioner in October, the first woman to hold the position in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Last week, Dean Crowley was promoted to Southern Section commissioner after working as a section administrator for the last 18 years.
February 25, 1989
The Southern Section is considering moving the 5-A and 3-A boys' basketball championship games to the Bren Center on Wednesday, according to Dean Crowley, Southern Section associate commissioner of athletics. The move hinges on tonight's 5-A semifinal between Irvine and Pasadena. At present, the games are scheduled for the Los Angeles Sports Area March 4, but if Irvine defeats Pasadena tonight, then all four finalists would be Orange County teams.