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2001 Robert Cowan Award Recipient

Dean Matthews

Each year Region III presents a special award to one of its members in the coaching or judging community.  The award is in honor of Robert Cowan who was a past Region III Chairman and USGF Men's Program Director.

This year the Region III Board selected Dean Matthews as the 2001 Robert Cowan Award Recipient. Dean, seen here on the left,  is a highly respected judge from Oklahoma.  He has given countless hours to all facets of gymnastics in and around the Region.  Dean has been a coach, national and FIG judge and a past president of the Oklahoma Judges Association.  Congratulations to Dean!

Some of the past recipients of the award who were at the 2001 Championships.

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