In Part I of his two-part interview, Xavier AD Greg Christopher discusses his experiences hiring head coaches at Bowling Green, Purdue and Xavier, and how his vetting process has changed over time.
In today's episode, David Herbster, AD at the University of South Dakota, talks about how his DII experience impacted the Coyotes' move to DI.
Today's 1.Q features San Francisco AD Scott Sidwell on moving from two FBS programs (Tulane & Syracuse) to the I-AAA Dons.
In Part 2 of his two-part interview, Grand Canyon University Vice President of Athletics Mike Vaught talks more about his institution's transition to full Division I membership, how rapidly the university is growing, and University President Brian Mueller's dynamic leadership style.
In Part 1 of his two-part interview, Grand Canyon University Vice President of Athletics Mike Vaught talks about his institution's transition to full Division I membership, and making 28 hires in just the past eight months.
In today's 1.Q, Gene DeFilippo (former AD at Boston College and Villanova and current Senior Executive Director at Turnkey Search) talks about the constant need for Athletic Directors to execute high-level leadership, and the vital role experience plays.
In Part 2 of her two-part interview, America East Commissioner Amy Huchthausen talks about the league's approach to attracting a new member institution, conference realignment, and more.
In Part 1 of her two-part interview, America East Commissioner Amy Huchthausen talks about Boston University's decision to leave the conference 7 months into her tenure, and how that decision affected conference leadership and communication.
In today's 1.Q, Oregon State's Zack Lassiter provides insights on joining a new institution, and the importance of understanding the ins and outs of the college or university itself (beyond just the Athletic Department).
This week, 1.Question focuses on schools whose football teams enjoyed attendance jumps in 2015. Today, Brent Jones, Senior Associate AD at Southern Miss, outlines the Golden Eagles "Rocktober" campaign, and how his department intends to build on the 25% attendance increase posted this past season.
This week, 1.Question focuses on schools whose football teams enjoyed attendance jumps in 2015. Today, Temple Associate AD for Marketing and Promotions Scott Walcoff discusses the multiple factors that contributed to the Owls' 89% jump in attendance, and his 2016 season ticket sales plans.
This week, 1.Question focuses on schools whose football teams enjoyed attendance jumps in 2015. Today, New Mexico State Deputy AD Chet Savage talks about the Aggies 'Stuff the Stadium' push.
This week, 1.Question focuses on schools whose football teams enjoyed attendance jumps in 2015. Today, Mary Pink, Iowa State Associate AD for Marketing, provides insight on how the Cyclones leveraged a new addition to Jack Trice Stadium to grow attendance by 8%.
This week, 1.Question focuses on schools whose football teams enjoyed attendance jumps in 2015. Today, Pittsburgh Executive Associate AD for External Operations Chris Ferris explains how the Panthers used research and a Fan Experience Committee to drive a 17% increase at the gate.
Michigan State Executive Associate AD for Development Chuck Sleeper provides insights on how MSU has had success in motivating student-athletes to give back.
University of South Carolina Chief Marketing Officer and Associate Athletic Director Eric Nichols breaks down the communication strategy behind the Will Muschamp hiring.
Chris Freet, University of Arkansas Senior Associate AD for External Operations & Strategic Communications, talks about the evolution of his department's website, including the vendor selection process.
Ryan Peck, Associate Vice Chancellor for External Affairs at the University of Denver, discusses the rise of schools endowing Head Coach positions, and how his fundraising team approaches donors for that purpose.
In today's episode, West Coast Conference Commissioner Lynn Holzman talks about transitioning from the NCAA's Academic & Membership Affairs unit to a conference leadership role.
In this episode, Eastern Kentucky University Director of Athletics Steve Lochmueller talks about applying his corporate business experience to collegiate athletics administration.
On the subject of making the transition from a supporting position to Athletic Director, Long Beach State Athletics Director Vic Cegles' take is that "you always think you're ready, but you're really never ready." Hear what's led him to this point of view in today's episode.
San Diego State Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Jim Sterk talks about how he evaluates his own performance at the end of each year, and shares his "five-focus framework".
Northern Illinois AD Sean Frazier talks about the possibility of the NCAA applying the Rooney Rule (or something similar) when hiring.
UMass AD Ryan Bamford talks about the surprising role culture plays in the relationships between athletic departments and their universities.