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Former Missouri AD Alden will assist UMKC with a four-month "working blueprint for the future" before Chancellor Agrawal digs in on hiring a new AD. Agrawal wants the Roos to compete for WAC championships & notes the need for increased revenue "to help the university meet the fiscal challenges that face us." More Agrawal: "It is imperative that we increase support and awareness of UMKC Athletics." Looks like Alden will serve as Senior Adviser to the Chancellor. (link)
Kansas "tacitly" indicates it has received federal subpoenas in the MBB-FBI case, tells Yahoo it "has public records that are responsive to your request,” and is "cooperating with the government inquiry." KU has pointed to FERPA to deny Yahoo's open records requests, but the trio of Forde, Wetzel & Thamel have lawyers & document experts that say language used by the institution in response "acknowledge the school being subpoenaed by the federal government." (link)
Latest comments from NBA Commish Silver on the one-and-done rule, "My personal view is that we’re ready to make that change. It won’t come immediately, but…when I weighed the pros and cons – (and) given that (former Secretary of State) Condoleezza Rice and her (NCAA) commission has recommended to the NBA that those one-and-done players now come directly into the league and, in essence, the college community is saying ‘We do not want those players anymore,’ I mean that sort of tips the scale in my mind that we should be taking a serious look at lowering our age to 18. [...] We’ve had several discussions with both the NCAA and USA Basketball about engaging with them, with players, beginning roughly at 14 years old, and especially with those elite players (who) we know statistically have a high likelihood, when they’re identified at that age, of being top tier players, of coming into the league. So I think the next step will be to sit down with the Players Association." (link); Speaking of the NBPA, Executive Director Roberts has received unanimous approval from the organization's player board on a four-year contract extension. (link)
Kansas State to see a sharp $8.6M budget increase for FY19 to $82.1M overall. Projections show $37.9M worth of revenues coming from Big 12 & NCAA sources, plus another $33M connection to donations & ticket sales ($12.4M in FB, $2.9M in hoops). Overall giving in FY18 topped $30.9M, up $2.7M year over year. On the expense side, sports operating & recruiting look to equal $32M with scholarships at $10M. Others: "$6.836 million for fan experience, development, broadcasting, sports information and the ticket office; $5.960 million for debt service; $5.854 million for facilities, maintenance and utilities; $5.022 million for administration; $3.277 million for game management, operations and officials; $2.116 million for game guarantees; $1.515 million for Big 12 membership and overhead fees, and $1.5 million in depreciation." The Wildcats produced a surplus in FY18 for the ninth consecutive year. (link)
Navy's dollars & cents are getting pinched, which AD Gladchuk calls a "course correction." Of note, every sport program's budget was knocked by 15%, plus a portion of all camp monies were mandated back to the athletic department & hoops assistants haven't been replaced as part of staff thinning. The Capital Gazette's Wagner has sources who say the deficit was $5M for the Midshipmen, but Gladchuk frames it as, "Our cash reserves had dwindled to the point we needed to address spending. It’s as simple as that. This is a normal exercise in business responsibility." Gladchuk points to smarter travel decisions as one way to address the situation, plus, "Read my lips: We are not cutting any sports. That is never going to happen on my watch. Bottom line, we don’t need to cut sports. We can continue to operate all 33 varsity programs in a very competitive manner by simply streamlining." More. (link)
More budget talk as the squeeze at UAB is reviewed further by AL.com's Goodman. Around $400K has been saved by the elimination of 12 positions, including that of longtime Samford Communications staffer Schrieber, who was headed to work with MBB for the Blazers & learned two days before his start date that there wasn't a spot any longer. UAB AD Ingram notes the differences between one-time facility expenses & long-term operational budget forces, adds, "We're in stable financial shape, and have been, but what has occurred is just a build up of lack in conference revenues. The conference revenues that we had anticipated having when we reinstated football have diminished significantly, and so that really is the issue. And that's the same with the other schools, too." (link)
Still newish Lamar AD Born talks about his vision of internal support for the department, "I want the football coaches to be seen at the volleyball matches and the soccer team to come out to a basketball game. I want the tennis guys to support the cross-country team. We are a small department, because of the level we are at. We don’t have as many staff members as some of the Power Five, so we need to support each other first before we ask anyone else to support us." Born also says the "family atmosphere" he's striving for is reflective of wanting to meet with every prospective student-athlete who visits campus, something he doubts happens at places like Texas & Texas A&M. (link)
More on Auburn turning to Dyehard Fan Supply for its licensing piece. Tigers AD Greene: "Another benefit of this partnership is Dyehard's commitment to the Auburn community. They will use local vendors as much as possible in combination with national vendors and will have a local warehouse ready to supply merchandise for our fans in a timely manner." Dyehard CEO Hough calls the pact a "landmark day," mentions the synergy with another Teall Capital portfolio company, Auburn-based Tailgate Guys, centered around relationships built by Teall Founder & Chairman Sutton. (link)
Former MBB student-athletes on Louisville's since-vacated 2013 National Championship squad & others on teams from 2011 to 2015 that saw wins removed are planning to sue the NCAA. 2013 Final Four Most Outstanding Player Hancock: "There’s been a wrong and we would like it to be righted." Press conference set for today. (link)
A quartet of sports management professors publish for AthleticDirectorU, "Do Facilities Really Matter In Recruiting?" Core questions: "If a school builds a new athletic facility, does its recruiting improve after the facility is constructed? Does it see an improvement after the new facility is under construction?" Their study included 43 MBB programs & 593 seasonal observations, as well as 54 FB programs & 805 seasonal observations. Overall, the study found "little to no impact" on recruiting ranking for the squads involved during or at completion of construction of new facilities, though FB did see a "marginally significant effect" in recruiting rankings the single year before a project was done. Lots more. (link)
Experiencing the World presented by Anthony Travel
Davidson MBB HC McKillop penned last week for the Washington Post on why he took his team to Auschwitz, "The volatility of our world right now requires a response informed by both a respect for human dignity and an understanding of what happens in its absence. Life, sports, academics and experience have challenged these young men in myriad ways. They have never been tested like this. […] Our work as coaches transcends the field or court — or the classroom. […] This is an opportunity for the players to coach — first themselves through this experience, then teammates, as they lean on one another, and then throughout their lives. They will depend on one another emotionally. The trip will require teamwork and togetherness of a new order for them. That is where we find our strength. I want them to understand this experience, for life, and to bring it back here, not just as a lesson but to live what they learned. Our world needs leaders who aim to lead and to serve, as our college’s mission declares, guided by humane instincts and creative and disciplined minds. We need advocates for, and defenders of, human dignity." More. (link)
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So this seems a bit odd: Air Force may or may not have a new FB DC, but either way Falcons boss Calhoun refuses to reveal anything about the position. When asked about why he was delaying the situation, "I don’t know if it’s necessarily a delay. I’ve yet to see a law or an edict that says that you must (announce a coordinator)." The Gazette has tried to dig for more information using FOIA tactics, but AFA coaches are not technically public employees. (link); On another front, Calhoun repeats his desire to see greater financial investment in "ball sports" in Colorado Springs & negatively infers to focus on the Learfield Directors' Cup standings as taking away other opportunities. Also, on Colorado State's new on-campus FB stadium, "You can go one of two roads as an institution. You can say we want to play all the sports where maybe there’s not a lot of competition and you can build up all these extra points in the Cup, or whatnot." (link)
Interesting read on "embattled" sports psychologist Cain, who is wrapped up in the UNC Wilmington Baseball story that grabbed headlines last month. Cain has worked with a number of brands throughout college athletics, including the likes of Notre Dame, Michigan & Alabama, as well as a roster of professional sports organizations & individual pro athletes. Ole Miss Baseball: "We’ve used Brian Cain over the years as a Peak Performance coach, working with our players on the mental side of the game of baseball. Brian has been nothing but terrific in working with and motivating our players." Cain provides background on the "30-second" introduction of a sex toy as a motivational object to UNCW pitchers, "It was my intention to deliver a message, in a light-hearted way, that the men in the room would connect with and understand the point we were trying to make about carrying yourself with bigger body language and confidence while attacking the strike zone with your pitches vs. pitching passively. Both of which would help them to pitch better." An experienced female performance coach contacted by StarNewsOnline's Riley says, "I’ve never pulled out something like that, but I’ve certainly said some things that made people in the audience go, 'What?' for the purposes of grabbing their attention, so they have something to rally around." Cain indicates he was not contacted by Seahawks HC Scalf afterwards & noted his initial thought when the news started circulating was, "Someone misconstrued something. Someone took something a little a too far and it got caught up in the social media world." Florida State Softball HC Alameda on Cain, "He’s so professional, he’s almost like a big brother to the girls. They can call him at any moment. He gives his cell phone to all of them and they can call him at any moment and he can work them through when they’re struggling." More. (link)
Forbes contributor Baker wonders if the denial of former USC FB HC Sarkisian's lawsuit against the institution will change how schools approach firings for cause. Baker points to Sarkisian & how Louisville is approaching its lawsuit with former MBB HC Pitino as examples on one side, settlements at Florida, with former FB HC McElwain, and Arizona, with former FB HC Rodriguez, as examples on the other side of the table. Baker: "The Sarkisian arbitration may provide a form of precedent for future firings based on coach misconduct. Granted, the term 'precedent' in this context doesn’t apply to specific applications of law, but instead to a factual trend in which NCAA programs programs may decide to stand their ground in court cases (or arbitrations) that challenge decisions to terminate coaches for cause." (link)
Eastern Michigan on the wire, this time with the Office of Civil Rights looking into if the Eagles provided enough opportunities for females compared to those for male student-athletes. EMU brass continue to say the decision to cut four sports will not be reversed, requests a stay in the on-going lawsuits brought by former student-athletes, given the OCR's current involvement in the situation. (link)
More Personnel: America East Commish Huchthausen announces the promotion of Bergstrom to Assoc. Commish of Internal Ops and Tainsh to Assoc. Commish of Content Strategy. (link); Florida State Baseball AHC Bell will assume the top spot for Pittsburgh. (link); Duke Deputy AD King named to the Division I Women's Basketball Committee for a three-year term. (link); Arkansas Baseball HC Van Horn agrees to a contract extension through 2023 with options for each of the following two years. No word on the financial aspects, but Van Horn's current deal includes a $775K base. (link);  Eastern Illinois AD Michael turns to former Panthers sprinter and AC Emanuel, who most recently served as AHC at Illinois State, to take over as Director of Track & Field at EIU. (link); Montana AD Haslam removes the interim tag, makes Brown the official Men's Tennis HC.(link); Western Illinois Men's Golf HC Blasi exits for the same role at Central College (DIII). (link); Looks like ESPN may be adding former UConn and NFL QB Orlovsky in a football-focused analyst role and the World Wide Leader is also in discussions with NFL Network Good Morning Football co-host Adams. (link); Talk is still swirling about the future of Finebaum, whether he stays with the SEC Network when his current deal is up at the end of this month or if he makes the jump to somewhere like the Big Ten Network. (link)
Alabama AD Byrne on the facility needs for the Crimson Tide: "We have to continue to reinvest in our success and see what our next steps are. Sometimes they're just little minor projects, sometimes they're bigger ones. We don't have a secret pot of gold where all of a sudden you write a check and you build a $200 million facility. We have to have a model that works between fundraising, ticket sales and maybe some bonding to pull this off and make this thing work. That's what we're trying to balance right now." Notably, more space is needed for Football accolade displays outside Bryant-Denny Stadium and Coleman Coliseum is 50 years old. (link)
As UConn leaders engaged on their annual "roadshow," bouncing back from down attendance figures in FB & MBB were front & center. Huskies AD Benedict: "We’re doing a lot of different things. Part of it is ultimately in football it’s been a while since we’ve had success. … It’s the same with (men’s) basketball in a way, where unfortunately the past two seasons were two of the worst in the last 30 years. That’s had an impact." The hire of new MBB HC Hurley has reinvigorated the hoops fanbase, but Benedict also points to building more competitive non-conference schedules as another key to putting butts in seats. Aspire Group COO Fagan notes the importance of group ticket sales & flex season packages, says his group is pushing to reengage the entire state to attend games. (link)
The Athletic's Snyder runs through advantages to a nationwide injury reporting protocol given the introduction of legalized sports gambling in a growing number of states. Snyder: "The NFL’s mandated weekly injury reports and list of Sunday inactive players 90 minutes before kickoff haven’t given one team an edge over the other. Colleges wouldn’t even have to go to such detailed lengths of specifying what the injury is and wouldn’t need to supply multiple injury reports throughout the week. Something as simple as 'Available' and 'Not Available' would be a start. With HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) in place — and colleges needing to protect athletes by not disclosing protected health information that, per HIPPA’s policies, 'poses a significant risk of financial, reputational or other harm to the affected individual' — it would have to be a simplified injury report. Getting players to consent may be the toughest hurdle to clear." (link)
Facilities: Western Michigan AD Beauregard interested to learn more about a potential push for a new arena on a piece of property the university owns, but doesn't have plans for. Beauregard says she won't take a position until more information is available. (link); Marquette MBB HC Wojciechowski & Golden Eagles Deputy AD Broeker discuss the new Wisconsin Sports & Entertainment Center. Broeker: "...the entire basketball experience will change for Marquette basketball fans." (link); Looks like Middle Tennessee State has completed its FB lighting project with Musco as the partner. (link); The steel frame of the Rooftop Club at Left Field Lofts in connection to Mississippi State's revamp of Dudy Noble Field is under construction. Here's a pic. (link); Mobile leaders won't vote on the new South Alabama FB stadium until the 31st of this month. (link)
Deals: Denver and IMG College Licensing pair up for a domestic trademark licensing deal through June 2025. (link); Creighton expands its relationship with Teamworks. (link); The new 13HD pixel display and show control system at Georgia's Sanford Stadium is the work of Daktronics. "In addition, the Bulldogs are working with Daktronics Professional Services team to have custom content developed and integrated, and to provide game-day production services." (link)
Also NoticedPenn Soccer Executive Board Chair and Athletic Overseer David M. Brush C'82 and his wife, Karen Clark Brush W'82 gave a $1.5M gift to endow the Women's Soccer HC position.(link); The Las Vegas Bowl will henceforth be known as the Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl as Mitsubishi signed a 2-year naming rights deal. In 2020, the game will move to the Raiders' new stadium and is expected to pit the SEC against the Pac-12. (link); Western Carolina's Catamount Club exceeded its FY18 scholarship goal of $1.55M by raising $1.57M. All fundraising efforts for the club totaled $2.55M, the best mark all time. (link); Emerson (GA) Police Chief Teems says arrests are unlikely in the players-referee brawl from Sunday's youth basketball game unless a police report is filed. (link); USA Triathlon will increase funding for collegiate programming by $970K. Of note, USAT is offering a $250K grant to the first HBCU that adds women's triathlon as a varsity sport. (link); Check out this video of what went down at this year's Big South Leadership Conference as student-athletes learned leadership and teamwork skills. (link); Fox ups the ante, offers $32B for Sky, which is now 12% more than Comcast's bid. Sky continues to be an interesting piece of the Disney or Comcast deal for Fox assets. (link); Tennessee and Alabama will play a fall Baseball exhibition on Friday, October 19 in Knoxville, the day before the schools meet on the gridiron for their annual matchup. (link); Looks like the 2018-19 PGA Tour schedule will end before FB season begins in the Fall. (link)
Correction: New Fresno State AD is Terry Tumey. We embarrassingly misspelled Tumey's name in yesterday's Ticker.
CFB Data Lab with more interesting stats, this time on the odds of making the NFL based on recruiting ranking & 'Power 5' league. The ACC leads the way with 50% of student-athletes who had composite recruiting ratings of 95-100 (five stars) made NFL rosters from classes starting in 2004 through 2013. The SEC was second in that cohort at 42%. The Pac-12 tied the four-star category with the Big Ten at 26%, led with three-stars (16%). More & kudos to FootballScoop for continuing to source this interesting info. (link - scroll down); AL.com's Casagrande on how recruiting at the quarterback position has changed with Alabama currently one case study with two stand-outs battling for the starting job. Ole Miss HC Luke on the reality of transfers in this day & age, "At that position, that's the way it's looking. You hope it doesn't happen. Every situation is different. I don't want to put a blanket on it because every situation is different but I think that that position, when you have guys stacked behind each other, sometimes it does get difficult." (link)
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(NEW!) Assistant Director of Enforcement – Basketball Development (NCAA / Indianapolis, IN): This position is responsible for developing specific expertise in men's and women's basketball recruiting environments. More details HERE.

(NEW!) Assistant Director of Enforcement – Football Development (NCAA / Indianapolis, IN): This position is responsible for developing specific expertise in and knowledge of the football recruiting environment through monitoring, investigation, and outreach. More details HERE.

(NEW!) Assistant Director of Enforcement – Investigations and Processing (NCAA / Indianapolis, IN): This position is responsible for investigating and processing potential violations of NCAA legislation, compiling and evaluating evidence of infractions, and drafting necessary submissions. More details HERE.

(NEW!) Assistant Director, Administration (Mississippi State University / Starkville, MS): Plans, organizes, and facilitates activities for Director of Athletics and Department of Athletics Administration. More details HERE.

(NEW!) Account Executive-Corporate Partnerships (Peak Sports MGMT / Multiple Cities): Position is responsible for, but not limited to, supporting their respective property in areas of game-day and event operations, activation, fulfillment, marketing, office and administrative support. More details HERE.

(NEW!) Associate Director, Athletic Facilities & Recreation (Babson College / Wellesley, MA): The Associate Director is responsible for the management and daily operations of all athletics facilities, including daily and event operations, scheduling, security and programming. More details HERE.

(UPDATE!) Associate Athletics Director for Compliance (Vanderbilt University / Nashville, TN): Responsible for daily management of the University’s compliance efforts in intercollegiate athletics, including the education and enforcement of NCAA and Conference rules and regulations. More details HERE.

Assistant Commissioner for Compliance and Governance (America East Conference / Boston, MA): Position is responsible for the conference’s compliance program, student-athlete academic programs as well as NCAA legislation and governance strategy. More details HERE.

Digital Media Coordinator (Campbell University / Buies Creek, NC): Responsible for assisting in all facets of athletics video, digital and social media. More details HERE.

Marketing & Events Assistant (Dartmouth College / Hanover, NH): Successful candidate will assist in the creation and implementation of marketing plans for Dartmouth's ticketed sports. More details HERE.

Director of Football Gameday Operations (Pennsylvania State University / University Park, PA): Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking applicants for a Director of Football Gameday Operations to direct all aspects of Penn State Football game day. Please apply online: apptrkr.com/1253429. More details HERE.

Head Women's Tennis Coach (University of Oregon / Eugene, OR): Position is responsible for the management and administration of all phases of the women’s tennis program in a manner that upholds the philosophy and objectives of the Oregon Athletic Department. More details HERE.

Head Women's Golf Coach (University of Oregon / Eugene, OR): This position is responsible for the management and administration of all phases of the women's golf program in a manner that upholds the philosophy and objectives of the Oregon Athletic Department. More details HERE.

Assistant Coach, Women's Soccer (UNC Wilmington / Wilmington, NC): The Assistant Coach, Women’s Soccer, assists the Head Coach in providing leadership for a NCAA Division I soccer program. Assist with all aspects of the women’s soccer program. More details HERE.

Associate Director of Athletics for Business Operations (University of Richmond / Richmond, VA): The Associate Director of Athletics for Business is responsible for the management of all financial matters within the Department of Athletics and is the department’s liaison with other departments. More details HERE.

Assistant Director, Athletic Communications (University of Oregon / Eugene, OR): Prepare student-athletes and coaches for interview settings; provide stories, updates, and content related to the program and ensuing competitions to elevate interest in Oregon athletics. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications (Central Michigan University / Mount Pleasant, MI): The assistant director is responsible for social media strategies and managing content. This position has external communication oversight over multiple sports, including women's basketball. More details HERE.

Visual Media Specialist (Baylor University / Waco, TX)The Visual Media Specialist is responsible for producing video content and building graphic animations and still graphics for distribution to external constituents on digital platforms. More details HERE.

Assistant Women's Golf Coach (San Diego State University / San Diego, CA): Assist in organizing and administering appropriate pre-season, season, and post-season programs necessary for a quality women’s golf program. More details HERE.

Associate Athletics Director for Internal Affairs (Southeast Missouri State University / Cape Girardeau, MO): This position is responsible for managing internal operations for department of athletics including oversight of facilities and event management, sports medicine, strength and conditioning. More details HERE.

Director of Finance and Accounting (Florida International University / Miami, FL): FIU Athletics is seeking a Director of Finance & Accounting to oversee all financial activities of Athletics Operations. Ensures successful operation of the Business Office & works with Athletic Dir. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Digital Media (Purdue University / West Lafayette, IN): Will be responsible for developing bold and intentional content for Purdue Athletics digital platforms. Also serve as the marketing and communications liaison to the varsity men’s and women’s tennis. More details HERE.

Head Coach, Men's & Women's Track & Field/Cross Country (University of North Carolina Wilmington / Wilmington, NC): Administer and teach all phases of training and fundamentals for a successful program in accordance with NCAA, CAA, and UNCW’s rules and regulations. More details HERE.

Chief Financial Officer/Senior Associate Athletic Director (Ohio University / Athens, OH): This position directs and oversees the finance unit of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and is the financial spokesman for the department. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletics Director - Business and Administration (San Jose State University / San Jose, CA): Job Title: Assistant Athletics Director - Business and Administration Job ID: 24615 Compensation Classification: Administrative Analyst Specialist Exempt – III Anticipated Salary: $6,667/ month. More details HERE.

Director, Athletics Development / Senior Associate Director, Athletics (Boston College / Chestnut Hill, MA): Responsible for all aspects of fundraising for Athletics at Boston College, in alignment with the Athletic Director’s vision for the program, the University’s mission, and fundraising best practices. More details HERE.

Assistant Director-Athletic Event Management (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Chapel Hill, NC): This position will be responsible for providing outstanding leadership to support Game Day Management for as many as 10 of UNC’s 28 sport programs. More details HERE.

Senior Coordinator of Spirit & Traditions (Baylor University / Waco, TX): Baylor is seeking a Senior Coordinator of Spirit & Traditions to serve as a liaison between Student Activities & the Athletics department. More details HERE.

Human Resources Strategic Partner (Pennsylvania State University / University Park, PA): Penn State University Intercollegiate Athletics and Human Resources are seeking a Human Resources Strategic Partner to be part of the ICA leadership team. Apply at http://apptrkr.com/1236356. More details HERE.

Account Executive, Ticket Sales (Stanford University / Stanford, CA): 2 positions open for Account Executive, Ticket Sales. Position is responsible for selling season tickets, partial plans, group tickets, and premium seating. More details HERE.

Head Coach - Golf (Middle Tennessee State University / Murfreesboro, TN): The Head Golf Coach will direct, organize and administer all aspects of our Division I Men’s Golf program. More details HERE.

Associate Athletics Director, Compliance (Stanford University / Stanford, CA): Provide day-to-day oversight over all DAPER initiatives for compliance with NCAA and Pac-12 Conference rules. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletics Director of Facilities and Operations (Florida International University / Miami, FL): Seeking an Assistant AD/Facilities & Ops to oversee the facility management of Riccardo Silva Stadium. Serves as the Athletics department facility liaison to the FIU Football program. More details HERE.

Coordinator, ACC Network (Virginia Tech Athletics / Blacksburg, VA): The Coordinator will assist in the day-to-day execution of ACC Network/ESPN broadcasts of Virginia Tech Athletics. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Digital Strategy (University of Washington / Seattle, WA): Assist in the ideation and execution of web design, graphic design, video production, social media and other digital and online projects towards generating revenue and enhancing fan engagement. More details HERE.

Development Officer for Athletics (University of Albany / Albany, NY): Designing and executing solicitation strategies to secure gifts of $25,000+ from alumni and friends of the University, with special responsibility for securing gifts to UAlbany's athletics program. More details HERE.

Director, Annual Giving - Athletics (University of Alabama / Tuscaloosa, AL): Generates charitable support for the Crimson Tide Foundation’s annual fund. Responsibilities include soliciting annual fund gifts; creating, administering, and tracking annual giving programs. More details HERE.

Assistant Coach 1 - Baseball (Middle Tennessee State University / Murfreesboro, TN): Under the supervision of the Head Baseball Coach: assist in the administration, organization and coaching of the university’s NCAA Division I Baseball program. More details HERE.

Assistant Coach 1 - Pitching (Middle Tennessee State University / Murfreesboro, TN): Assist the Head Baseball Coach organize and administer all aspects of our NCAA Division I Baseball program. More details HERE.

Bob Hammel Communications Internship (Big Ten Conference / Rosemont, IL): Responsibilities: Communications, public relations, publications. Assist: Statistical compilation, press releases, media guides, records books, championship programs.Engage social media Must have 4yr degree More details HERE.

Director for Student-Athlete Development (University of Massachusetts Amherst / Amherst, MA): The University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Athletics is accepting applications for a Director for Student-Athlete Development. More details HERE.

Digital Marketing Coordinator (University of Arizona / Tucson, AZ): This position will be responsible for results-based marketing of Arizona Athletics. Responsible for overall digital strategy, including customer experience and outbound marketing. More details HERE.

Director of Development (Ohio State University / Columbus, OH): The Director of Development will develop and implement long and short term plans to secure major gifts from alumni, friends, volunteers, corporations, foundations and other entities. More details HERE.

Director / Assistant Director, Marketing (Stanford University / Stanford, CA): This position will support all marketing efforts to generate revenue, increase attendance and build affinity through email marketing, digital advertising & supporting traditional advertising efforts. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Development, R Fund (Rutgers University / New Brunswick, NJ): R Fund is seeking an ambitious development professional to join their team. This position is responsible for the oversight & execution of athletic donor-related events & stewardship. More details HERE.

Assistant Manager of Annual Giving (University of Alabama at Birmingham / Birmingham, AL): This position will assist in carrying out designated duties and responsibilities for the Blazer Boosters Annual Giving Program. More details HERE.

Development Associate (University of Alabama at Birmingham / Birmingham, AL): The University of Alabama at Birmingham seeks a Development Associate assisting Blazer Boosters. This is a 10-month paid internship. More details HERE.

Head Coach, Softball (Brown University / Providence, RI): This position is responsible for all aspects of the Softball program. The incumbent also maintains positive relations with alumnae and friends groups. More details HERE.

Photographer/Media Specialist (University of Tennessee / Knoxville, TN): The University of Tennessee Athletics Department is searching for a Photographer to join their Media Relations unit. This position serves as the secondary photographer for Tennessee Athletics. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director-Athletic Marketing & Promotions (University of South Dakota / Vermillion, SD): Is responsible for all aspects of marketing and promoting USD Athletics, including developing and implementing a comprehensive marketing plan that drives attendance, ticket sales and revenue. More details HERE.

Director, Athletics Compliance (University of Miami / Miami, FL): Director, Athletics Compliance will be responsible for performing work related to compliance with all NCAA and ACC rules and regulations, concentrating in the area of financial aid and time demands. More details HERE.

Annual Giving Officer / Senior Annual Giving Officer, Athletics (Bucknell University / Lewisburg, PA): The role of the AGO,Athletics is to secure annual unrestricted and designated funds through the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of alumni, parents and friends. More: http://careers.bucknell.edu. More details HERE.

Ticket Analyst (University of California, Berkeley / Berkeley, CA): Helps streamline deposit process and assists with ticket revenue reconciliation. Employee must be able to analyze ticket sales based on historical data, goals, and benchmarks. More details HERE.

Assistant Coach, Volleyball (University of Notre Dame / Notre Dame, IN): The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for an Assistant Coach, Volleyball. Visit http://apptrkr.com/1244665. AA/EOE. More details HERE.

Video Production Assistant (Part-Time) (University of Akron / Akron, OH): The Video Production Assistant (Part-Time) will assist the Director of the Zips Digital Network in the production of all athletics multimedia content. More details HERE.

Associate Director of Development, Annual Giving & Alumni Relations (University of California, Berkeley / Berkeley, CA): This position is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of annual gift-level prospective donors and comprehensive fundraising and alumni relations programs. More details HERE.

Associate Athletic Director - Academics (University of Kentucky / Lexington, KY): Responsible for providing leadership to the Center for Academic and Tutorial Services (CATS), delivering comprehensive, world-class support services to University of Kentucky student-athletes. More details HERE.

Associate Director of Development (University of Michigan / Ann Arbor, MI): The purpose of the Michigan Athletic Development team is to garner financial support to enable the Athletic Department to provide the necessary resources to all varsity teams and student-athletes. More details HERE.

Video Coordinator for Football (University of Akron / Akron, OH): The Video Coordinator for Football is responsible for all video operations within the football program. More details HERE.

Athletics Head Coach - Lacrosse (Indiana University of Pennsylvania / Indiana, PA): Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applicants for Head Lacrosse Coach to assist in all aspects of the IUP Women's Lacrosse program at the Division II level. More details HERE.

Athletics Head Coach - Softball (Indiana University of Pennsylvania / Indiana, PA): Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applicants for Head Softball Coach to assist in all aspects of the IUP Softball program at the Division II level. More details HERE.

Lead Communications Engineer - Athletics (Texas Tech University / Lubbock, TX): Responsible knowledge of engineering principles that applies to telecommunication and broadcast systems. Knowledge of media production, communication techniques and methods. Search req#ID 14442BR. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director/Director, Athletic Development (Boston University / Boston, MA): Responsible for planning and advancing athletic fundraising programs and priorities and securing gifts to advance the Campaign for Boston University and meet Campaign goals for Athletics. More details HERE.

Associate/Sr, Associate Director, Athletics Major Giving (Boston College / Chestnut Hill, MA): Responsible for the cultivation and solicitation of alumni, parents and friends of Boston College who are capable of making gifts of $100,000 to $999,999 to support Boston College Athletics. More details HERE.

Regional Sales Manager (Tailgate Guys / Atlanta, Gainesville, Austin): Opportunity to join Tailgate Guys as the Regional Sales Manager - Positions will work under our SVP of Sales & Business Dev & directly with each of our General Managers to assist w/ sales leadership. More details HERE.

Director - West Coast Region (Tailgate Guys / Los Angeles, CA): Opportunity to be part of Tailgate Guys westward expansion. Director will report to COO and oversee the sales and operations in this new and growing market. More details HERE.

General Manager - Northeast Region (Tailgate Guys / Pittsburgh, PA): Join Tailgate Guys as General Manager of the NE Region. Position will report to the Director of the NE. The GM will oversee all sales & operations with opportunities for growth in the NE Region. More details HERE.

Project Manager (Tailgate Guys / Oklahoma City, OK): Join Tailgate Guys as a ​Project Manager​ in Oklahoma​. Position will report to the Senior PM. Serve as the ​primary point of contact for this growing property.​ More details HERE.

TICKET SERVICES COORDINATOR (Kansas State University / Manhattan, KS): Assist the Assist Dir of Ticket Serv to ensure consistent daily ops of the KSA ticket office. More details HERE.

Athletics Communications Intern (University of Akron / Akron, OH): Seeking an athletics communications intern to establish and maintain relationships with local, regional and national media to maximize coverage and exposure of Akron Athletics. More details HERE.

Senior Associate Commissioner (Big South Conference / Charlotte, NC): A senior leadership position with the Big South Conference with oversight of the operating units of men’s basketball and external relations and reporting to the Commissioner. More details HERE.

Ticket Office Sales Representative (San Diego State University / San Diego, CA): Provide customer service and ticket sales duties in person and via the telephone. Customer base includes current season ticket holders, SDSU students, SDSU faculty/staff, and the general public. More details HERE.

Assistant Coach 1 - Women's Basketball (Middle Tennessee State University / Murfreesboro, TN): Assist the Head Women’s Basketball coach to organize and administer all aspects of our NCAA Division I women’s basketball program. More details HERE.

Senior Associate Athletic Director (University of Southern Mississippi / Hattiesburg, MS): Oversight of the following operating units: Athletic Compliance, Athletic Academic Services (SAEP), Athletic Training, and Strength & Conditioning (including the nutrition program). More details HERE.

Associate Athletic Director for Marketing and Communications (University of New Mexico / Albuquerque, NM): The University of New Mexico Athletics Department is accepting applications for the Associate Athletic Director for Marketing & Communications. More details HERE.

ASSISTANT ATHLETICS DIRECTOR, ATHLETICS MARKETING (Eastern Michigan University / Ypsilanti, MI): Research, develop and execute comprehensive, integrated marketing communication plans for football, basketball and volleyball, and develop plans as needed for EMU's other Division I Athletic programs. More details HERE.

Assistant AD Sales and Corporate Sponsorhips (University of Missouri - Kansas City / Kansas City, MO): This position reports to AD, and is responsible for the overall corporate sponsorship and sales efforts for the department including planning, implementation & evaluation of annual & long-term goals. More details HERE.

Assistant Director, Marketing & Fan Engagement (Marquette University / Milwaukee, WI): The Assistant Director – Marketing & Fan Engagement will serve as the primary marketing director for women’s volleyball team and men’s lacrosse teams. More details HERE.

Associate Athletic Director for Compliance (CSUN / Northridge, CA): The Associate Athletics Director for Compliance Services is responsible for the overall quality and comprehensive nature of the Compliance Program for the CSUN Department of Athletics. More details HERE.

Manager of New Media (University of Wyoming / Laramie, WY): Manage official UW Athletics website; manage all UW Athletics social media efforts; manage the media trade program, assist in discovery of new social, mobile and digital advertising opportunities. More details HERE.

Head Men's Golf Coach (Ohio University / Athens, OH): Position is responsible for coaching and developing a highly competitive Division I men’s golf team with a full complement of scholarships and cost of attendance. More details HERE.

Athletics Ticket Office Intern (University of Kentucky Athletics / Lexington, KY): Currently seeking candidates for 2 paid intern positions in the Ticket Office. This internship is designed to provide learning opportunities & expose individuals to all aspects of ticket operations. More details HERE.

Associate Director, Development (University of California, Los Angeles / Los Angeles, CA): UCLA is seeking an experienced fundraising professional to cultivate and solicit major gifts for annual fund, endowments, capital projects, and individual sports funds. Search Requisition #28122. More details HERE.

Assistant Women's Basketball Coach (#10879) (University of Akron / Akron, OH): The University of Akron, a NCAA Division I (FBS) institution is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Women's Basketball Coach. Bachelor's required. EEO/AA. Employer/Veterans/Disabled. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletics Trainer (University of Akron / Akron, OH): The University of Akron, a NCAA Division I Institution and member of the Mid-American Conference is accepting applications for five full-time Assistant Athletic Trainer positions. More details HERE.

Director of Fan Experience/Community Outreach (University of Wyoming / Laramie, WY): Responsible for promoting Men's and Women's sports programs, oversee game presentation for all sports and be a point of contact/facilitator for community outreach initiatives. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletics Communications Director (Purdue University / West Lafayette, IN): Manage press relations & assist with publicity for Volleyball/Softball or Women's Soccer/Track & Field - including draft & post press releases, page design, writing and editing. Represents 2 positions. More details HERE and HERE.

Head Athletic Trainer (Brown University / Providence, RI): The Head Athletic Trainer manages the Sports Medicine Program, providing supervision and direction to the athletic training staff. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Development Marketing and Communications-Intercollegiate Athletics (Purdue Research Foundation / West Lafayette, IN): Strategize with the Director of Annual Giving and Premium Seating on communication and marketing techniques to increase membership, retain existing membership, and determine solicitation calendar. More details HERE.
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