In Part 2 of his 1.Question interview, Stanford Senior Associate Athletic Director Kevin Blue continues the discussion on the theory of disruption, specifically as it relates to effective engagement strategies with different donor groups, and what long-term success might look like.
What do you know about Clayton Christensen's famous disruption theory, and have you ever considered how it applies to college athletics? Stanford Senior Associate Athletic Director Kevin Blue discusses that very topic in today’s 1.Question.
More from Virginia Executive Associate Athletic Director Jon Oliver today on hiring and retaining coaches for a wide range of sports. He also shares insights on last season's market for football coaches.
Today, we hear from Virginia Executive Associate Athletic Director Jon Oliver on bringing in a new football coaching staff. His take: it's critical to get everyone on the department on the same page, quickly.
First-year Austin Peay AD Ryan Ivey lets us in on what it feels like to watch your men's basketball program sneak into the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament only to win three straight games and punch their ticket to the Big Dance. Ivey discusses how this run might impact his institution's fan base, and his tenure at Austin Peay.
Continuing yesterday's conversation with Turnkey Search Senior Executive Director Gene DeFilippo, today's 1.Question touches on recruiting, specifically the importance of being direct with responses in the interview setting, the prep process for candidates and the importance of constant communication with the candidate pool.
This (and tomorrow's) 1.Question covers one of the most high-profile AD searches of 2016 that ended with Michigan's hiring of former UConn AD Warde Manuel. Today, Turnkey Search Senior Executive Director Gene DeFilippo reveals how the process played out, with a focus on candidate confidentiality and "airport interviews".
Building on yesterday's episode, Louisiana Monroe Athletic Director Brian Wickstrom talks about identifying and tracking up-and-coming athletic administrators, beginning when some are at intern (!) level.
Louisiana Monroe's Brian Wickstrom talks about working his AD network when trying to fill open coaching positions, and suggests useful ways for younger leaders to keep in touch with ADs they meet.
In Part 2 of his interview, Bowling Green State AD Chris Kingston talks about the importance of transparency during the head coach recruiting process, and his efforts to be be consistently present as an AD.
Building relationships with a head coach, both during and after a search, is the topic of the next two episodes with Bowling Green State AD Chris Kingston. Today, Kingston recounts the process that led him to hire Mike Jinks as his new football head coach.
New Texas A&M Athletic Director Scott Woodward opens up to 1.Question on the topic of learning about a new culture before instilling your own as a leader.
In today's episode, Brad Wolverton of The Chronicle of Higher Education reviews other writers he admires, discusses the impact of 'Power 5' institutional autonomy on his job, and more.
How does The Chronicle of Higher Education's Brad Wolverton decide what angle to cover next in college athletics? That question is broached in today's 1.Question, along with his thoughts on the type of stories that are hardest to pull off, the challenges of securing sources and more.
Winthrop President Dan Mahony continues his conversation on the AD hiring process in Rock Hill, including how to run an effective search, and the benefits of using a search firm.
Winthrop University President Dan Mahony breaks down his institution's AD hiring process, touching on specifics including the university's academic and athletic positioning, and the facility portfolio in Rock Hill.
In today's episode, SMU AD Rick Hart shares the process he uses to retain key pieces of information, and his "must read" book list.
SMU AD Rick Hart dishes on his daily routine. Learn more about his 'no meetings on Friday' rule, the value he places on quality reading and sleep, and more in today's interview.
Holy Cross AD Nathan Pine speaks to 1.Question about the importance of early fundraising wins for a new AD, and the internal and external momentum that can be created from giving.
UNC-Wilmington Director of Athletics Jimmy Bass talks about the value of surrounding yourself with the right people, leveraging his teams' on-court success, and whether or not he'd have issues with hiring a Head Coach who doesn't fully embrace engaging with the community.
In Part 2 of his interview, Auburn COO David Benedict shares insights on how the new quarter-acre video board at Jordan-Hare Stadium has taken the Tigers to the top of SEC in terms of fan satisfaction.
Auburn COO David Benedict breaks down the survey and feedback mechanisms used by the Tigers to determine how best to move forward with a renovation to Jordan-Hare Stadium in today's episode.
In Part 2 of his interview with 1.Question, attorney Jason Belzer talks about representing head coaches, and touches on whether (or when) advancing administrators should think about representation.
Attorney Jason Belzer discusses the expanding scope of Athletic Director representation (hint: it's not JUST about the money) in today's 1.Question
In Part 2 of her two-part interview, Reign of Troy Editor Alicia de Artola discusses how fan expectations for USC's football program can overshadow other elements of school's AD job, and shares her thoughts on a timeline for the next AD's hire.