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Dale Gier

Dale Gier

Columbia Basin College, Grays Harbor College
Class of 1991

Dale Gier was elected into the NWAACC Roll of Honor in 1991 after an illustrious career at Columbia Basin College. When Gier came to CBC in 1963, he was hired as an assisant coach for football, basketball, and baseball. He was promoted to head coach in 1965. During the six years that he coached, CBC accounted for 12 league championships. In 1969, Gier took a two-year leave of absence to earn his Doctorate of Education from Washington State University. Upon his return he led the implementation to extend adult education programs at CBC. Dale also wrote curriculum for many courses and taught an array or subjects as an instructor. As Dean of Community and Continuing Education for 18 years, Gier worked with the community to meet emerging needs, establishing new programs, coached AAU as well as Junior Olympics, and volunteered throughout the Tri-Cities.

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