Arrow-right Camera
Go to e-Edition Sign up for newsletters Customer service
Subscribe now
Gonzaga University Athletics
Sports >  Gonzaga athletics

WCC office to continue working remotely through 2020 calendar year

UPDATED: Tue., July 14, 2020

The WCC logo is pictured at center court before a WCC Tournament game March 10 in Las Vegas.  (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)
The WCC logo is pictured at center court before a WCC Tournament game March 10 in Las Vegas. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

The West Coast Conference office announced plans Monday to continue operating remotely for the remainder of the 2020 calendar year.

The WCC first implemented its remote work plan on March 13, following the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament and the remainder of conference spring sports seasons and championship events due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Conference offices have been based in San Bruno, California, since 2010, but the WCC will relocate after the 10-year lease expires in August.

The WCC decided to work remotely to limit the staff’s exposure to the virus in a new public office setting and reduce commute needs. The move is also part of WCC cost-containment measures enacted due to the financial impact from cancellation of the NCAA men’s and women’s tournaments and the remainder of the spring sports seasons.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the way we operate, the way we think and the way we live,” WCC Commissioner Gloria Nevarez said in a release. “We continue to have thorough conversations with our membership as we plan for the 2020-21 season.”

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Subscribe to the sports newsletter

Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.


Annual health and dental insurance enrollment period open now

 (Courtesy Washington Healthplanfinder)
Sponsored

2020 has been a stressful year for myriad reasons.