May 31, 2009 |
Tom Hansen is a big reason why BCS has become one of the most well-known abbreviations in sports. The longest-tenured conference commissioner in the country, Hansen has spent most of his life in college athletics, regularly traveling from coast to coast for games, meetings and to work on the committee that formed the Bowl Championship Series. Come July 1, the 71-year-old Hansen will walk away from his post as the Pac-10's top man and into retirement after 26 years leading the conference.
August 25, 1993 |
Tom Hansen, commissioner of the Pacific 10 Conference, is one of about two dozen candidates under consideration to succeed Dick Schultz as executive director of the NCAA. Hansen said he received a letter Monday from NCAA President Joseph Crowley, chairman of the search committee, informing him that he was among those being considered for the job.
March 25, 2009 |
The months-long search for Tom Hansen's successor as commissioner of the Pacific 10 Conference ended Tuesday with the hiring of Larry Scott, a former tennis star at Harvard who most recently has earned high marks as chairman and chief executive of the Women's Tennis Assn. Scott will take over for Hansen, Pac-10 commissioner for the last 26 years, on July 1.
June 3, 1988 |
Christine W. Hoyles, associate director of athletics at Western Michigan University the last 12 years, has been appointed assistant commissioner of the Pacific-10 Conference, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced Thursday. Hoyles will administer the Pac-10 championships for men's and women's sports, the Pac-10 Women's Administrative Committee and its minority Administrative Fellowship program.