University of Colorado Athletic Director Rick George chats in today's 1.Q on the timing and impact of Football's success in relation to his "Drive for $105M" fundraising campaign. George notes the longterm effect Colorado's 10-4 football season had in "building the base," along with planning and strategy topics for the Buffaloes.
Furman Athletic Director Mike Buddie continues his conversation with the closing of Furman's recent Football Head Coach search and includes some general analysis on other FCS hires, plus more.
In today's 1.Q, Furman Athletic Director Mike Buddie dives into the background details of his recently completed Football Head Coach search that saw Air Force Assistant Clay Hendrix take the reigns of the Paladins.
Northern Illinois AD Sean Frazier goes in on the need for a serious look at a 'Group of 5' National Championship. Frazier's position stems from financial challenges for G5 institutions & the potential for TV & corporate sponsorship revenue to buoy bottom lines. Additional points of discussion center around brand exposure, fan base engagement, the reality of a 'Power 6' push, if 'Power 5' institutions would be in favor of such a move, timing from a TV programming standpoint, scheduling considerations & more.
Part II of Virginia Commonwealth AD Ed McLaughlin's 1.Q covers revenue growth opportunities, self-reviews, and how to effectively connect with student-athletes prior to them leaving an institution.
Virginia Commonwealth AD, Ed McLaughlin, details the dynamics around his Men's Basketball scheduling philosophies including the selection process of annual exempt events, building in return games for head coaches who have been "hired away", plus the possibility of a saturation point for too many exempt events.
The News & Observer's Luke DeCock joins 1.Q again and provides a deeper insight into the HB2 Bill scenario in North Carolina. DeCock discusses yesterday's repeal by the City of Charlotte and the potential effects on the NCAA & ACC.
Part II with Eastern Illinois AD, Tom Michael, covers a number of Men's Basketball angles including; the aspects of coaching strategy he monitors during the action, the usefulness of technical fouls assessed to head coaches, how he balances his own high-level playing career when interacting with Panthers' coach, Jay Spoonhour, plus more.
In today's 1.Q, Eastern Illinois AD Tom Michael discusses navigating funding challenges and MBB scheduling dynamics including balancing the number of home vs. away games.
In Part II of his 1.Q interview, Southern Illinois AD Tommy Bell analyzes the Missouri Valley's MBB & FB landscapes, the Salukis facility portfolio, and discusses his plan to restore glory to the Salukis athletic department.
In today's 1.Q, Southern Illinois AD Tommy Bell discusses the overall climate of collaboration between the Head Coaches in the Salukis Athletic Department.
FootballScoop.com's Zack Barnett joins 1.Q to talk mainstream media reporting, trends in the marketplace, salary gaps between assistant coaches at Power 5 schools vs. head coaches at smaller schools, and more.
In today's 1.Q, Western Illinois AD Matt Tanney covers the balance of decision-making, the structure of head coach reviews, and the importance of student-athlete feedback.
In today's 1.Q, Northern Iowa AD David Harris shares his perspective on student-athlete welfare, student-athlete time demands at UNI compared to Power 5 schools, and what it's like coming into to a school with a departing President.
In today's 1.Q, Army West Point AD Boo Corrigan provides a look inside the West Point athletic department including his day to day roles and responsibilities. Corrigan also shares his thoughts on creating points of differentiation in terms of recruitment for both prospective student-athletes and staff members.
In part two of his 1.Q interview, Arkansas State AD Terry Mohajir comments on Michael Smith's SportsBusiness Journal article regarding the realignment scenario between Conference USA and the Sun Belt Conference and why he thinks it should become regional.
In this 1.Q, Red Wolves Athletic Director, Terry Mohajir, discusses how he & his team handled communication with fans after high pre-season expectations, the learning points for strategy next year, as well as how ASU is optimizing revenue given its run of success.
Alabama Athletic Director Bill Battle continues on 1.Q with thoughts on the critical topic of how college athletics can better position its story and the stories of student-athletes who represent institutions on and off the field.
Alamaba AD and Collegiate Licensing Company Founder Bill Battle takes us down memory lane and tells the story of how CLC was built and also reviews business verticals in college athletics today.
In today's 1.Q, Loyola University Chicago AD Watson discusses the Ramblers growing MBB program, peer benchmarking, communication between outgoing and incoming ADs, plus more.
Brad Wolverton continues on scoops, sources & communication advice for athletic administrators. Today's segment starts with his personal disposition when one of his stories breaks, then later ends with thoughts on why leaders in our industry should be more open about sharing information with the media & telling their story.
In today's 1.Q, The Chronicle of Higher Education's Brad Wolverton discusses what motivates someone to become an unnamed source, unique facets of relationships between sources & journalists, as well as the natural tension & unease of the first conversation between the pair.
Georgia State AD Charlie Cobb will soon hire a new football head coach and in his 1.Q he provides some good perspective on what processes he undertook before taking over the Panthers athletic department back in the Fall of 2014.
Today we revisit a 1.Q interview with University of Hawaii AD David Matlin. In his 1.Q, David covers multiple topics including managing student-athlete homesickness, geographical challenges, high profile status, and the characteristics of Hawaii's head coaches exhibit.
In Part II of 1.Q with From Now On Presiedent & CEO, Sue Thaden touches on the future of the fan experience on mobile, why Uber is so sticky, Snapchat's surge, and how she expanded her company's brand in college athletics & more.