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Rules Review:
+ As you likely know, student-athletes will be allowed to transfer without getting approval from their HCs starting in October. Student-athletes must notify their respective athletic department, then have two business days to submit their name to a national database at which point other coaches can contact them. Tampering with a current s-a at another school will be a Level 2 violation. Transfer Working Group chair & South Dakota State AD Sell proud of the moves forward as his group will continue to vet grad transfer regulations & a potential uniform transfer rule. Also of note from yesterday was FB student-athletes not having to take a redshirt unless they play in more than four games. DI Council chair & Miami (FL) boss James, "This change promotes not only fairness for college athletes, but also their health and well-being. Redshirt football student-athletes are more likely to remain engaged with the team, and starters will be less likely to feel pressure to play through injuries." (link, link)
+ AFCA boss Berry on the new redshirt rule, "It’s something that has been a long battle. It’s a win for the student-athlete, and our coaches are tremendously excited about this opportunity. This is great for student-athletes. Rarely do we have something that goes through all levels (of coaching support) in a unanimous fashion. This one did. I’m excited about it." Florida AD Stricklin: "(This rule change) is a step in the right direction. In some ways, the old model could be really unfair to players." (link)
+ Nebraska AD Moos on the same topic, "To tell you the truth, I think it’s just the very beginning of a broader reform [...] there were schools that were all over the place in regards to allowing athletes to have a chance to explore another option." (link)
+ North Dakota State AD Larsen: "I expected it to be for next year, but I guess the more you think about it, why not? The season is still a couple of months away so I think it's a great thing." (link)
+ Other rule changes of note, "the Division I Football Oversight Committee agreed to use a four-year average of historical bowl eligibility data to determine the number of primary bowl commitments each Football Bowl Subdivision conference may reasonably contract for the bowl cycle spanning the 2020-21 to 2025-26 seasons." More. (link)
Former Fresno State AD Bartko says he didn't voluntarily step away from his leadership position last year, but was instead forced to do so. Bartko: "Despite what the public has been told by Fresno State, and despite cruel rumors spread about me personally and professionally both before and after my departure. I did not leave Fresno State by choice or for 'personal reasons.' [...] Given the facts about how I was treated over the last ten months of my employment. I believe Fresno State’s actions against me and the handling of my forced exit were unlawful." University VP for Administration/AVP for Auxiliary Services Adishian-Astone indicates Bartko did received & cashed the $75K check for his severance pay. (link)
Sounds like the NCAA's lengthy investigation at Baylor should conclude soon after the 2018-19 academic year begins with a full finalization of matters next year. The Star-Telegram's Engel gets feedback from a source close to the situation, "If people are expecting some sort of 'Death Penalty,' I think they are going to be disappointed." Engel also says former FB HC Briles could be fully exonerated & there's hope in Waco that the NCAA result at North Carolina could "yield similar results." (link)
Big 12 leaders don't seem overly enthused by the ACC's idea of expanding the NCAA MBB Tourney to 72 teams. Big 12 Commish Bowlsby: "Have 172 — you still have four on the outside looking in. Sixty-eight has been pretty good. A few play-in games is a good place to be. Seventy-two changes the math a little bit and gives you compression in the first week of the tournament that is not entirely desirable." Iowa State AD Pollard on the timing of the proposal, "I got other things to worry about besides that. I was a little surprised they brought that up for the same reason. There are bigger challenges out there than that, to me, right now." (link)
Georgia Tech AD Stansbury on the name, image, likeness debate, "My big thing is, how do we make sure that it doesn’t get abused. [...] And that to me, I think, is the thing that concerns me the most, is how do we ensure that some big donor isn’t behind the fact that this kid just got (an exorbitant sum of money) signing his autograph, and those types of things." Stansbury also notes he has an eye on developing lawsuits & how they may change the amateur model, "A lot of moving parts, that's for sure." (link)
"We in the west are behind in the facility movement. On the other side of the Mississippi, with the Big Ten and the SEC, when you move in and out of those circles, you become keenly aware of the situation. It wasn’t until Oregon started its (football) run that that’s what caused a lot of us to catch up." That's Arizona AD Heeke on the push to upgrade Arizona Stadium to the tune of $150M to $200M & adding a new indoor space. While a decent portion of the work will come from private giving, the San Jose Mercury News' Wilner points to a commitment by campus as key for the Wildcats to keep pace nationally. (link)
College of Charleston AD Roberts reflects on his first 18 months leading the Cougars, points to a facilities master plan that is currently at the top of his list, "We should see our first renderings by the end of the month. It’s a comprehensive plan that will touch every single sport that is housed at Patriots Point." No word yet on potential investment needs, though Roberts hopes there's dirt moving in 2019. Looks like TD Arena could get two new high def video boards, a new floor & more loge boxes. Points to the likes of Gonzaga & Wichita State as brands he'd like CofC to eventually be in same category with & notes the difficulty of mid-major programs hanging on to high-achieving HCs. On the future of the industry, "If any athletic director tells you they know what’s going to happen with the landscape of college athletics and conference affiliations they are lying because no one knows. It can be so volatile. It’s something I know our conference has their eye on. It was something we discussed at our athletic director’s meeting last month. We want to be proactive and prepared if there is a shift." More. (link)
Experiencing the World presented by Anthony Travel
The 2018 World Cup starts today from Moscow. Get ready to see a lot of Anheuser-Busch, Adidas, McDonald's & Coca-Cola. Amazon & Google, as well as Verizon, have all also invested heavily in sponsorship & ad units around Fox programming. Fox Sports SVP for Ad Sales Petruzzi, "We think this will be the biggest, most lucrative World Cup to air on English-language TV," topping the $187M pulled in by Disney back in 2014. (link)
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Kansas's involvement in the MBB-FBI developments has impacted the off-season participation of student-athlete De Sousa & Jayhawks HC Self recently said he's "very confident" that his entire roster will be available next season. De Sousa's guardian has continually said no foul play was involved & De Sousa himself commented, "I am not really worried about it. I know I didn’t do anything so I don’t need to worry about it." (link)
Oklahoma State AD Holder on a recent podcast, "You've got to give credit to Mike Gundy. He's really matured into a difference-maker as a coach. I would approach recruiting a little differently than he does. I'd want to finish higher in those recruiting rankings than we consistently do. I think that ultimately puts a ceiling on what you're able to achieve … I think sometimes we settle when we don't have to." NewsOK.com's Tramel agrees with Holder on the recruiting angle, but wonders how the comments will impact the sometimes rocky relationship between the two leaders, "Seems like all this latest salvo will do is drive a wedge back between two OSU icons and galvanize the detractors of each." (link)
The Bowling Green Daily News's Stephens notes budget cuts at Western Kentucky at a time when others around Conference USA (read: North Texas) are adding to their top lines with more student fee monies. Toppers AD Stewart: "We’ve had incredible success against them, yet they gained $4.5 million on us in one week. That was really frustrating." Stewart continues by noting many of his peers have external problems of competitive success, but his are mainly internal as winning hasn't been an issue for WKU. Stewart's 2018-19 budget is $23.3M, 12th in the league, $4M+ less than the league average. (link); Conference USA is also getting strategic with its WBB schedule, which will now will feature the last two games of the year for each member against opponents in the same general competitive tier, while also considering geography. (link)
Former Maine MBB HC Walsh chats with UMBC boss Odom on the latest installment of the Dynamic Leadership Podcast. You can guess what the main topic of conversation ended up being. Odom: "Yes the coach has to believe you’re going to win but more importantly the players have to believe it. An internally or player led team is so much better than a coach led team. [...] There will always be challenges in any new venture. But when you have the combination of good character, eagerness to work, and willingness to listen, it puts you ahead of the game." (link)
A big move in the Track & Field/Cross Country space as Texas AD Del Conte & his team recruit Kentucky HC Floreal away from the Wildcats. Floreal: "I would be remiss if I didn’t start off by thanking Mitch Barnhart and everyone at Kentucky. I’m so grateful for all the support they gave me in building a world-class program there. It’s because of them that I have an opportunity like this, and I am so excited to be the head coach at Texas. It’s the elite of the elite in track and field programs, and the potential to achieve greatness is fantastic. You have the premier track and field state in the country to recruit in, a rich and proud history, and are the flagship institution of the state. It’s truly an amazing opportunity." (link)
More Personnel: Tickets to hear former Ole Miss Football HC Freeze speak about his "recovery process" at an October business event in Seaside, Florida start at $3,250. (link); Texas A&M Assoc. AD for Game Management Caruso will retire in August after a 30+ year career with the Aggies. (link); Longtime DePaul Softball HC Lenti - brother to AD Lenti Ponsetto - nor his two ACs are with the program any longer. No statement from the school, yet, but Lenti's retirement announcement was effective June 12. (link); Nebraska AD Moos selects Michigan AHC Maymi as the next Men's Tennis HC in Lincoln. Moos also hired former Iowa Asst. AD Hankins, who previously served as the Hawkeyes Men's Golf HC, to lead the Huskers on the links. Before his time in Iowa City, Hankins spent eight seasons as HC at Michigan State. (link); North Texas AD Baker goes with Austin Peay Softball HC DeLong to fill the same role in Denton. (link); The Mike Davis to Detroit Mercy as MBB HC move is officially official. Salary "could be getting upwards of $400k" per sources. (link); UC Davis WBB HC Gross gets a two-year extension, taking her through the 2023-24 season. (link); Hawaii coaching contracts now have more financial protection for the school in the event of a separation agreement. "Under the new contract terms, dismissed coaches would be required to furnish UH with copies of income tax returns and would be prohibited from 'volunteer' or 'trial' arrangements 'utilizing deferred or partially deferred compensation arrangements.'" (link)
More perspective on the AD search USF comes from SVP for Advancement & USF Foundation boss Momberg, who is part of the internal search committee, "We are just going with the flow right now. The sooner the better, but we just want to make sure that we hire someone that can build on what we’ve got." Search committee chair & leading sports marketing thinker Sutton, "We have a hockey team that was the number one franchise two years ago in all professional sports. We just have to do our share and live up to that and have one of the greatest athletic programs we can possibly have to go along with the great university." (link); The Bulls have also received two $1M gifts towards its new indoor FB practice facility, one of which was committed by Prez Genshaft & her husband. (link)
Still newish Louisville AD Tyra has been quite busy in his early months leading the Cardinals, succeeding at inking key HCs to new deals & working to restructure some of the finances in the Derby City. Tyra: "I think we have a lot of momentum. Inside the department, we joke — we coined my son's phrase, 'Morale is up.' It is up. We're having a lot of fun." Also, on signing extended deals with leading HCs, "They see the upside of what we have, and they know we're not done investing in them and investing in their programs. That speaks volumes." (link)
SMU's Mustang Club stacked a record $24.3M in 2017-18, a sharp 31% increase year over year. The Mustang Athletic Fund totaled $6.1M, up 20% over last year & 300% in the last 10. AD Hart: "We are grateful to the donors whose investments enable us to prepare students for life, compete for championships and provide an exceptional student-athlete experience. […] Their efforts play a huge role as we work towards our goal of being the best athletic program in the American Athletic Conference." (link)
Old Fox-Comcast-Disney: $65B in cash & stock is Comcast's official first bid for Old Fox. Overall, it's a 19% premium, pre-tax, over Disney's offer. Enders Analysis's namesake founder, "So far Comcast has put a lot more muscle and aggression into its moves. Clearly the resolve on the Comcast side is absolute." (link); Interestingly, both Comcast & Disney have offered to unload the 22 regional sports networks that are part of the deal if federal regulators push for such a move. (link); A WSJ trio write on what's next for the AT&T-Time Warner marriage, which looks to include the exit of Turner CEO Martin. (link)
Our thoughts & prayers are with the Maryland family as FB student-athlete McNair has passed away after being hospitalized following a team workout late last month. Terps HC Durkin: "Our team is heartbroken with the loss of Jordan McNair. Jordan was an incredible young man, and his passion and enthusiasm made him an invaluable and beloved member of our team. Jordan was a hard worker and he always had a smile on his face. He was an extremely talented football player and a humble and genuine human being. He embodied the essence of what it means to be a teammate. Jordan was a fighter. Over the past few weeks, Jordan never gave up with his family, friends and team by his side. Our team will continue to be inspired by the spirit of this brave together. Please continue to pray for Jordan’s family during this difficult time." (link)
Also Noticed: This week's edition of LEAD1 Association CEO/Prez McMillen's Byte of the Week covers the Washington Capitals Stanley Cup victory and importance of college hockey as it pertains to NHL player development. (link); Law360: "The NCAA has known since the 1930s that football could lead to brain damage, counsel for the widow of a former University of Texas defensive lineman who had chronic traumatic encephalopathy told a Dallas jury during Wednesday opening statements in the first-ever trial concerning the NCAA’s alleged responsibility..." (link); Another from behind the great wall: "A group of former college athletes challenging the NCAA’s rules restricting their compensation told a California federal judge Tuesday they have not been allowed to depose four key witnesses before an upcoming trial. The former athletes in a request to either exclude the four witnesses or..." (link); Kentucky students will now be able to use a mobile ticketing system for Football and MBB games instead of the lottery systems previously used. (link); To be a new season ticket holder for Football at Georgia, it takes 23,900 priority points plus $275/seat for renewable season tickets. The previous record cutoff was 10,651 points in 2008. Last year the mark was 550 points. Long live the free market! (link); Here is the breakdown of tie-ins per conference for the new bowl lineup: SEC (11), ACC (11), Big Ten (9), Pac-12 (8), Big 12 (7), AAC (7), Conference USA (7), Mountain West (6), Mid-American (6) and Sun Belt (5). (link); South Alabama Football will play at LSU in 2024. (link)
Stitch Fix went public last February & is currently valued at nearly $2B. Company CEO Lake was part of the New York Times Corner Office series, which included some interesting insights. On work environments, "...so much of your work experience is enjoying the people you work with. Optimizing for who you're around is important." On building the right management team, "One of the biggest challenges standing in the way of diversity and equal opportunity for people is the way that people build founding teams. People tend to bring on my buddy from this thing and then my buddy from that thing, and it’s like, 'You’re just kind of bringing the same people that you’ve worked with back together, getting the gang together again to found another company.' That just creates this circle of capital raising that I think is not healthy, and I don’t think people are looking at the whole world and saying, 'Who are the best people for these jobs?'" (link)
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(NEW!) 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.

(NEW!) 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.

(NEW!) 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.

(NEW!) 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.

Assistant Athletics Director for Academic Support (Monmouth University / West Long Branch, NJ): Monmouth University is seeking applications for an Assistant Athletics Director for Academic Support in the Athletics department to serve as an athletic academic advisor for all 23 sports. 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.

Director of Development (Utah State University / Logan, UT):The Director of Development will oversee the day-to-day operations of the athletics development office, including annual giving, stewardship, and special events. More details HERE.

Associate Director of Creative Solutions - New and Creative Media (Clemson University / Clemson, SC): Strategist and content creator for high-visibility social platforms and management of athletics website as part of the creative team within athletics. More details HERE.

Assistant Director, Ohio Bobcat Club (Ohio University / Athens, OH): The Assistant Director of the Ohio Bobcat Club will focus on assisting the Associate Director with the day-to-day operations of the annual campaign. More details HERE.

Director of Ticket Sales (Rice University / Houston, TX): The Director of Ticket Sales will lead the ticket sales team in increasing athletic ticket revenue by selling tickets to Rice Athletics events, and elevating the Rice Athletics brand. More details HERE.

COORDINATOR, EVENTS (The University of California, Intercollegiate Athletics / Davis, CA): The University of California, Athletics Department is seeking the position of Coordinator, Events. To submit an application: www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79764. More details HERE.

Assistant Women's Rowing Coach (San Diego State University / San Diego, CA): Functions include, but are not limited to: recruiting, administration, coaching, counseling, teaching, staging, fundraising, and public services. Works 10 months per year and is paid over 12 months. More details HERE.

Director of Athletics (Abilene Christian University / Abilene, TX): Lead ACU athletics:Strong faith integration, fund-raising skills, ability to attract and develop great talent & strong understanding of complex NCAA landscape and ability to navigate it strategically. More details HERE.

Senior Associate Athletic Director for Business Operations & Internal Affairs (University of Hartford / West Hartford, CT): Administrative oversight of financial and budgetary operations of the University’s athletics programs, oversee the Business &Ticket Office & Equipment Room & provide leadership, supervision of staff. More details HERE.

Director of Compliance (Rutgers University / Piscataway, NJ): This position will supervise all aspects associated with Bylaw(s) 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, and 20 for a subset of sports and liaison groups. See link, http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/66928, for info. More details HERE.

Dir./Asst. Dir. Compliance (College of William and Mary / Williamsburg, VA): The Asst. Director or Director of Compliance assists with day-to-day operations of the Compliance Svcs office. Position will coordinate all aspects of NCAA DI Compliance for assigned sports/depts. More details HERE.

Director of Strategic Communications and Stewardship (Razorback Foundation, Inc. (University of Arkansas) / Fayetteville, AR): Develop comprehensive communication plan using creative & innovative direct/indirect strategic communications and develop/implement storytelling & digital platforms to advance our mission/brand. More details HERE.

Video Producer (Purdue University / West Lafayette, IN): Responsible for shooting, producing, directing and editing of video content for Athletics. Bachelor's degree and 2 years experience in video production required. All applicants must apply online. More details HERE.

Director of Athletics (Austin Peay State University / Clarksville, TN): Position has oversight of strategic planning, fiscal affairs, staffing, fundraising and promotions, athletics facilities, compliance, and operations for a 16 sport NCAA D1 FCS athletics program. More details HERE.

Event Coordinator (Washington State University / Pullman, WA): Event Coord assists in the development, implementation, and execution of a comprehensive strategic event and facility mgt plan for all home athletic events; wsujobs.com through 6/13/18 EO/AA. More details HERE.

Head Coach, Softball (The University of Delaware / Newark, DE): The Head Coach for Softball is responsible for fostering a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness throughout the program, including but not limited to staffing, recruiting, and team development. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Marketing (Elon University / Elon, NC): Elon University is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as Assistant Director of Marketing. More details HERE.

Director, Accounting and Finance (Atlantic Coast Conference / Greensboro, NC): Responsible for day-to-day accounting functions of the ACC office while providing regular support for financial and business operations. More details HERE.

Compliance Coordinator (University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics / Tuscaloosa, AL): Position is responsible for all aspects of Bylaw 13 for all Olympic Sports, provide interpretive guidance to coaches and staff, process waivers and violations and other duties as assigned. More details HERE.

Chief Operating Officer (University of Connecticut - Division of Athletics / Storrs, CT): The Chief Operating Officer will work with the Director of Athletics with the overall planning, implementation, administration, direction, and supervision of the Athletic Department. More details HERE.

Senior Associate AD-Facilities & Operations (University of South Dakota / Vermillion, SD): Will serve as a key decision-maker and member of the senior leadership team while having oversight of athletics facilities and event operations for the universities 18 NCAA DI athletic programs. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director for Development (South Dakota State University / Brookings, SD): The Assistant AD for Development will maintain a portfolio of annual fund, capital, and endowment donors, with conjunctive oversight of development office day-to-day operations and budget management. More details HERE.

Director of Sales and Sponsorships (Belmont University / Nashville, TN): This position is responsible for growing sponsorship revenue through prospecting, securing, fulfilling, and retaining corporate sponsorships for Belmont's intercollegiate athletics program. More details HERE.

Regional Sales Manager (Tailgate Guys / Austin/Chicago): 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.

Assistant Director-Media Relations (2 positions) (University of Tennessee / Knoxville, TN): Assistant Director for Media Relations in The University of Tennessee Athletics Department. (2 positions). More details HERE.

Business Office Manager (University of Tennessee / Knoxville, TN): The Business Office in the Department of Athletics is searching for a Business Office Manager. The primary purpose of the position is to manage and supervise the daily business activities in Athletics. More details HERE.

Director of Communications and Digital Media Strategy (Horizon League / Indianapolis, IN): We are seeking an innovative leader to oversee all aspects of media communications for league sports, including men's basketball, with an emphasis on creative social media strategies. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director for Annual Fund and Ticketing (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville / Edwardsville, IL): The position will oversee special fundraising projects, develop and implement fundraising initiatives and events, manage the Athletics Excellence Fund, and oversee all ticket operations. More details HERE.

Marketing and Promotions Manager (University of Colorado / Boulder, CO): The Athletics Department at CU Boulder is now accepting applications for a Marketing and Promotions Manager! This position oversees game day operations and entertainment to maximize the fan experience. More details HERE.

Associate Athletic Director for Leadership and Development (University of Richmond / Richmond, VA): The Associate Athletic Director for Leadership & Development will supervise, manage, and implement the department's leadership and development initiatives for student-athletes, coaches, and staff. More details HERE.

Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance (University of Richmond / Richmond, VA): This position ensures that all operations are carried out within the spirit and letter of the rules and policies of the NCAA, applicable conferences, and the University of Richmond. More details HERE.

Assistant/Associate Athletic Director for Strategic Communications (University of San Diego / San Diego, CA): Responsible for managing the Athletics Communications office, ensures integration with Athletics Marketing office to buildout the vision/set direction for our strategic communication & digital efforts. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletics Director for Development (Eastern Kentucky University / Richmond, KY): The Assistant A.D. for Development- is responsible for managing and leading a comprehensive program with the purpose of identifying, soliciting, & closing individual and corporate major gifts. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director, Athletics Marketing (University of Hartford / West Hartford, CT): Responsible for the year-round planning, development, implementation & execution of marketing & promotion for the Athletic Department, including generating revenue and enhancing the athletics brand. More details HERE.

Executive Director of Development, Major Gifts (University of Louisville Athletic Association / Louisville, KY): The Executive Director of Development-Major Gifts is responsible for developing/leading a comprehensive program with the purpose of identifying, soliciting, & closing individual/corporate major gifts. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Marketing (Northwestern University / Evanston, IL): Responsible for oversight of select sports. This position facilitates the creation & execution of strategic plans supporting brand awareness, ticket sales & other revenue-generating initiatives. More details HERE.

Head Coach - Baseball (Middle Tennessee State University / Murfreesboro, TN): Duties include : enhance and maintain a quality competitive baseball program by recruiting quality NCAA Division I student athletes who can compete in the field and in the classroom. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director for Development (Eastern Michigan University / Ypsilanti, MI): Incumbent will serve as a major gifts officer on behalf of Intercollegiate Athletics and University Advancement focused on pipeline building of prospects capable of giving $10,000+. More details HERE.

Director of Creative Media (Athletx Sports Group / Louisville, KY): Leading youth baseball & softball events & media company looking for a super-talented digital professional who has cut their teeth in college athletics & wants to put their fingerprints on building a portfolio of brands from the ground up on digital. Very competitive salary range & the Director will lead a media team of four, including a Director of Video & two Content Strategists. Athletx brands already have 500K+ social media likes/follows. More details HERE.

Director of Video (Athletx Sports Group / Louisville, KY): Leading youth baseball & softball events & media company looking for an outstanding video lead to capture the essence of the industry, Athletx's brands & its corporate partners. Excellent opportunity to shape the digital roadmap of a surging company. Very competitive salary range with significant creative freedom. More details HERE.

Director of Ticket Operations (Ohio University / Athens, OH): Assist with the management of all areas of the athletic ticket office. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Athletics, Compliance (University of Arizona / Tucson, AZ): Responsible for all activities associated with NCAA & Pac-12 eligibility for current & prospective student-athletes. Supervise:initial & continuing eligibility/hardships/waivers/transfers, & Bylaw 14. More details HERE.

Assistant Director, Athletics Communications (George Washington University / Washington, DC): The Assistant Director of Athletics Communications is the primary contact for five of GW’s 27 sports including women’s basketball, which generates significant external media coverage. More details HERE.

Head Coach, Baseball (San Jose State University / San Jose, CA): The Baseball Head Coach will report directly to the Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Relations. The incumbent will be a positive energetic leader with the ability to teach, motivate, and recruit student athletes. More details HERE.

Chief Financial Officer (University of Nevada, Reno / Reno, NV): The Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Athletics oversees the budgetary, fiscal, and business operations of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA). More details HERE.

Associate Athletic Director- Compliance (UC San Diego / La Jolla, CA): The Assoc AD- Compliance will coordinate and oversee the Intercollegiate Athletics’ compliance and recruiting daily operations; particularly the institution's transition from NCAA DII to DI. More details HERE.

Senior Director, Big Screens and Fan Entertainment (Virginia Tech / Blacksburg, VA): In-arena fan entertainment. Deliver personalized, significant and unexpected experiences to Virginia Tech's home venues. More details HERE.

Ticket Operations Director (UC San Diego / La Jolla, CA): Manages ticket operations, development of the ticketing platform, policies and procedures, including setting up venue seat mapping and digital ticketing programs for Athletic Department events. More details HERE.

Coordinator, Big Screens Motion GFX (Virginia Tech / Blacksburg, VA): In-arena fan entertainment. Assists in developing, producing, and directing content, shows, and presentations. More details HERE.

Coordinator, Women's Basketball Operations (Long Beach State University / Long Beach, CA): This position provides administrative support to the Women's Basketball program. More details HERE.

Associate Athletic Director, Strategic Communications (University of Arizona / Tucson, AZ): Seeking experienced professional to serve as primary communications and media contact for VP/Director of Athletics and the department; oversee and direct all aspects for 21 Division I sports programs. More details HERE.


Development & Events Coordinator for Athletics (University of Rhode Island Foundation / Kingston, RI): The dev/events coordinator assists with coordination and implementation of an athletics-focused donor relations and stewardship program, as well as oversees athletic development -related events. More details HERE.

Director of Intercollegiate Athletics (Oakland University / Auburn Hills, MI): Oakland University is searching for an AD to lead their D1 program. For all inquiries, please contact Glenn Sugiyama of DHR International c/o John Buechli, Associate at jbuechli@dhrinternational.com. More details HERE.

Senior Associate Athletic Director of Development (San Diego State University / San Diego, CA): Establish, develop, & implement goals. Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward of donors/prospects for major gifts. Overall planning, implementation and day to day operations of the Aztec Club. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletics Director for Development (Kennesaw State University / Kennesaw, GA): Responsible for developing and implementing strategies to acquire private support for Kennesaw State University (KSU) Department of Athletics, with an emphasis on major gifts. More details HERE.

Assistant AD for Marketing & Event Experience - Position # P100038805 (University of Miami / Coral Gables, FL): The Assistant Athletics Director, Marketing and Event Experience is responsible for the creating a first-class experience for all University of Miami athletics events. More details HERE.

Assistant AD for Business Operations - Position #P100038812 (University of Miami / Coral Gables, FL): The Assistant AD for Business Operations is responsible for oversight of all financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems for the University of Miami Department of Athletics. More details HERE.

Physician (Purdue University Chief of Athletic Medicine) (Franciscan Physician Network / Purdue University / Lafayette, IN): Franciscan Physician Network is seeking an experienced Board Certified Sports Medicine physician with five years of experience to serve as the Head Team Physician at the prominent Purdue University. More details HERE.

Graphic Designer - Position # P100038811 (University of Miami / Coral Gables, FL): The Graphic Designer supports the sales, marketing, communications and digital initiatives of the department through the design and layout of various creative elements. More details HERE.

Ticket Office Assistant (San Diego State University / San Diego, CA): Provide customer service & ticket sales in person & via telephone. Assist outbound ticket sales team. Assist with seat relocation requests. Serve in a supervisor role on game night for football. More details HERE.

Senior Associate Athletic Director (Middle Tennessee State University / Murfreesboro, TN): The position will oversee, direct, and manage all aspects of Athletic Fund Raising, Sponsorships, Marketing, Merchandise, and Licensures associated with the MTSU Athletic department. More details HERE.

Associate/Assistant Athletics Director, Compliance (Seton Hall University / South Orange, NJ): This position’s primary responsibilities include but are not limited to, all compliance related activities for (14) assigned sports. More details HERE.

Director of Major Gifts & Advancement (Rose Bowl Stadium / Pasadena, CA): The global icon and National Historic Landmark Rose Bowl Stadium is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Major Gifts & Advancement within its 501c3 organization, the Legacy Foundation. More details HERE.

Assistant Director for Athletics Giving Programs (University of North Carolina Wilmington / Wilmington, NC): The Assistant Director for Athletics Giving Programs is a member of a team of development and advancement professionals within a dynamic and growing athletics program. More details HERE.
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