January 26, 1988 |
United States Olympic Committee officials said Monday that Harvey Schiller has not formally resigned as executive director, despite statements to the contrary last week by the USOC and Schiller. Schiller said he was quitting last Wednesday, 17 days after he began the $150,000-a-year USOC job, to return as commissioner of the Southeastern Conference, a position he held for 15 months.
October 29, 1993 |
In response to a published report, George Steinbrenner, U.S. Olympic Committee vice president and owner of the New York Yankees, told fellow officers Thursday that the USOC's executive director, Harvey Schiller, is under consideration to become baseball commissioner. The officers, meeting here during the U.S. Olympic Congress, asked Steinbrenner whether he could confirm a report in Thursday's Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph that Schiller was among three to five candidates.
October 7, 1987
Harry Usher, who was executive vice president of the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, and Harvey Schiller, commissioner of the Southeastern Conference, are among four finalists for the United States Olympic Committee's executive director position, a source close to the USOC said Tuesday. The source said one of the other candidates is Joe Bailey, an executive with the Dallas Cowboys. The name of the fourth finalist was unavailable.
January 20, 1988 |
The new executive director of the United States Olympic Committee was said to be considering leaving his post after only two weeks in the position, according to a published report. The Washington Post reported in today's editions that Harvey Schiller may be attempting to return to his former job as commissioner of the Southeastern Conference.
October 25, 1987 |
Dr. Harvey Schiller, Southeastern Conference commissioner, was elected executive director of the United States Olympic Committee Saturday without dissent by an 85-member executive board. Schiller, 48, will assume the $150,000-a-year position on Jan. 1. His contract expires in February 1989, but USOC President Robert Helmick said he is virtually certain it will be extended through 1992.