Joe Cronin

Director of Player Personnel

Promoted to Director of Player Personnel in July 2014, Cronin manages the team's salary cap and oversees its amateur and professional scouting. An important part of the team's player evaluation and strategic planning process, Cronin is active in the NBA Draft, trades, and free agent acquisitions and negotiations. Entering his 15th season with Portland, Cronin previously served as the team's Pro Scout/Salary Cap Analyst, a position he held since 2010. As a result of his continued dedication to the team, Cronin was the 2011-12 recipient of the Trail Blazers' "Unify People in a Championship Culture" Award. Cronin joined the team as a Basketball Operations Intern in 2006 after earning his Master's at the University of Denver, where he also worked as Graduate Assistant for the men's basketball team. A Denver native who played college basketball at Regis University and the University of Northern Colorado, Cronin resides in Portland with his wife, Megan.


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