Dean Dowty enters Harbor as the new head football coach after coaching at College of the Desert from 2006-13. Dowty led Desert to three bowl games and was named Coach of the Year in the Foothill Conference for the 2007 season.
Dowty played at Desert from 1987-89 before earning a scholarship to Utah State University. Dowty earned a bachelor's degree from Utah State in 1993 and eventually a master's degree from American Public University in 2012.
Heavily involved on the offensive side of the ball, Dowty has been a consistent offensive coordinator throughout his years as a football coach and brings his knowledge to Seahawk Field, with goals towards leading future student-athletes to postseason success and bids to four-year colleges. As president of the California Community Football Coaches Association, Dowty also has active experience on the administrative side. Dowty enters year one at Harbor College with a new vision and commitment to excellence both on and off the field.