Part two of 1.Q with Butler Athletic Director Barry Collier starts with more discussion on basketball officiating. Collier also provides context on the facilities arms race for the Bulldogs, plus more.
Prior to becoming the Athletic Director at Butler University, Barry Collier spent 30 years coaching basketball. In part one of his 1.Q interview, Collier describes how preparing for basketball differs between the Head Coach chair and AD chair. He also touches on how he interacts with Head Coaches when dealing with rule changes in the sport.
Michael Bonner of the Clarion-Ledger discusses the Mississippi State Athletic Director search. Bonner dives in to what he's still hearing around the search, how his relationship with the university may be impacted in light of recent events, if he expected such a strong response by MSU & more.
Tulsa AD Derrick Gragg continues his D1.ticker conversation with strategies around effectively engaging with student-athletes, how he interfaces with Head Coaches before and after games, and the need for deep written communication skills by all administrators and student-athletes in the face of today's social media environment.
In the first part of his 1.Q interview, Tulsa Athletic Director Derrick Gragg discusses his first book "40 Days of Direction: Life Lessons from the Talented Ten". Listen is as he talks about how he made time to write it, the key takeaways from the read, and whether he thinks ADs who are former college athletes have a competitive advantage over ADs who were not.
In his 1.Q interview, Hartford Athletic Director Anton Goff discusses his career journey, the responsibilities that come with being an Athletic Director, how he structures his own team meetings, plus more.
Today's 1.Q features Syracuse Athletic Director John Wildhack. Listen in as he discusses the NFL ratings slip and if a continued trend could potentially impact college football down the road. Wildhack also provides perspective on what constitutes a "big rating" in the NFL compared to a "big rating" in college football.
Texas Tech Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt discusses his additional role as Chair of the College Football Playoff selection committee, the impact of spiked oil prices on fundraising efforts for the Red Raiders, and where he takes in Texas Tech football on gamedays.
Southern Utah AD Jason Butikofer continues the conversation in part two of his D1. ticker interview with strategies for return on luck, the unique aspects of working at a military academy, and the progress he's seen thus far with SUU Athletics.
In part one of his D1.ticker interview, Southern Utah AD Butikofer reflects on his career path leading up to Southern Utah, what he learned along the way, notable leaders who had a major impact on his growth, and shares examples of hands-on leadership.
Radford Athletic Director Robert Lineberg joins 1.Q to discuss his path to become an Athletic Director by highlighting his experience as an Assistant Men's Basketball Coach and the mentor-mentee relationships he has had throughout his professional career.
Matt Roan was named as the new Athletic Director at Nicholls State yesterday. In today's 1.Q, Roan discusses why he chose Nicholls, how he prepped for the interview process, his approach to Thursday's press conference, and key traits to look for in an essential President-AD relationship.
The Clarion-Ledger's Michael Bonner has been tracking the Mississippi State AD search & joined 1.Q to provide more context on the quickly moving process. Bonner believes substantial momentum is behind Baseball HC Cohen given his smarts & understanding of the SEC. Bonner also says the interview process starts & ends with President Keenum & expects a new boss to be named by the end of the month. More discussion centers around fiscal & facility challenges for the Bulldogs, as well as a potential need for a new contract for FB HC Mullen. Listen by clicking the link. (link) (length - 10:09)
Today's D1.ticker interview features GAME, Inc. President Jason Belzer. Listen in as he discusses representation for athletic directors, possible conflict of interest for agents handling ADs & Head Coaches, and when an advancing administrator should start thinking about the right agent fit as they continue to climb the ladder in college athletics.
In today's 1.Q, the San Jose Mercury News' Jon Wilner discusses the financial challenges at UC Berkeley and specifically touches on the big fiscal picture, who in campus leadership will execute the Task Force's decisions, and how the situation could impact their high-profile head coaches.