Bob Crowley began his position of executive director at USA Water Ski in June 2010. As executive director, Bob is responsible for the general management of USA Water Ski headquarters and the overall operations of USA Water Ski. In this leadership position, Bob works with the board of directors and staff on membership development, sponsorship opportunities, sport development and marketing.
Bob is a native of Philadelphia and earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from St. Lawrence University in upstate New York. He has spent the majority of his adult life living in Colorado Springs or in Montana. Bob has worked in the Olympic movement his entire career, which has included elite athlete coaching and grassroots’ program development. He spent 15 years in high-level association management as executive director of US Speedskating and as associate executive director of U.S. Figure Skating.
An avid sports fan, Bob is very loyal to the Philadelphia and Tampa sports teams. His son is an Eckerd College graduate. His wife of 30-plus years, Linda, has been a professional figure skating coach and a preschool teacher. They live in Lakeland, Fla.