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.
In the first of two 1.Q segments, From Now On President & CEO Sue Thaden discusses her experience building businesses prior to launching From Now On's division in college athletics, what tipped her off to the industry, and where she sees opportunity.
In today's 1.Q, Florida State Athletic Director Stan Wilcox shares his perspective on how an AD can effectively interface with a new university chancellor or president.
Today's 1.Q features USA Today's Dan Wolken. Listen in as he discusses compensation for Head Coaches including his thoughts on the marketplace, and commentary on ESPN's report that Oregon would pay $10M annually for a new Head Coach.
Part II of the 1.Q with Hyundai Sun Bowl Executive Director & Football Bowl Association Chair, Bernie Olivas includes his thoughts on which schools will be in the mix for the Sun Bowl, as well as the steps the FBA has taken to increase the spotlight on all bowl games.
Hyundai Sun Bowl Executive Director & Football Bowl Association Chair, Bernie Olivas joins 1.Q to discuss the overall Football Bowl Association landscape, the nuances in his new role as Chair, and the ideal attributes of schools participating in the Sun Bowl.
AD Roberts continues the conversation in Part two of his 1.Q with how he leveraged his resources to land the College of Charleston AD role. He also gives interview process advice to other aspiring college ADs.
New College of Charleston Athletic Director Matt Roberts joins 1.Q today. In part one of his D1.Ticker interview, Roberts discusses playing double duty as he finishes out the year with SMU while also planning for his new role in Charleston. He also covers his game plan for the new year and what he plans to focus on as AD.
With the start of the college basketball season just days away, we revisit last's years 1.Q with UNC Asheville Athletic Director, Janet Cone. In her interview, Cone reviews the camaraderie of the NCAA Men's Basketball Selection Committee, modern technology in college sports, plus more.
Today's 1.Q features NJIT AD Lenny Kaplan. Listen in as he discusses the importance of the Highlander's incoming Wellness Center plus the challenges the school faces moving from Division II to Division I.
In part two of their 1.Q interview, Atlantic 10 Commissioner, Bernadette McGlade, & Associate Commissioner, Mike Vest continue the conversation on the recent A-10 deal with Facebook Live. Topics include infrastructure impact, benchmarking, viewership, and more.
Today's 1.Q is with A-10 Commissioner, Bernadette McGlade, & Associate Commissioner, Mike Vest. Listen in as they discuss their new Facebook Live deal including the marketplace comparisons, scheduling dynamics, infrastructure challenges, corporate dollars & more.
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.