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Dean Gemmell

Dean Gemmell

CEO, USA Curling

After serving as the interim CEO of USA Curling for six months, Dean Gemmell was named the CEO of the organization in April 2023. Prior to stepping into the interim CEO role, he had worked for USA Curling as the director of development since May 2021. A 2012 USA Curling Men’s National Champion and 2013 Olympic Trials competitor, he was elected by his athlete peers to the Athletes Advisory Council (AAC) in 2010, and later to the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee AAC. While on the AAC, he also served as an Athlete Representative on the USA Curling Board of Directors. Previously, Gemmell had a successful career in marketing and advertising as an agency owner, creative director, copywriter and brand consultant. He also hosted The Curling Show podcast from 2005 to 2017, has done broadcast work for USA Curling and the World Curling Federation, co-authored a book on curling fitness with two-time Olympic Gold Medalist John Morris, and has led skills and instruction clinics across the country.