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Texas A&M: As you've likely heard or read by now, former Aggies FB student-athlete Marchiol claims he was the conduit to providing prospective student-athletes on unofficial visits with plenty of cash to have a good time during their stay in College Station via money provided to him in bathroom handouts by AC Peveto. Marchiol also indicates the coaching tactics of the new staff for the Aggies go over the line in verbally challenge student-athletes, conducted impermissible workouts plus pressure to return from injuries early. All of this & more is part of Marchiol's transfer waiver request as he's trying to join former TAMU boss Sumlin at Arizona. USA Today's Wolken broke the story & notes Marchiol's attorney is Arkansas-based Thomas Mars, who has been involved in other high-profile cases of late, "When the stakes are this high, nobody should expect the student-athlete’s advocate to be pulling punches. After all, what choice do you have when the transfer rules invite the disclosure of misconduct at the student-athlete’s former school as grounds for a waiver?" Texas A&M says it's reviewing the situation & yesterday afternoon HC Fisher indicated he didn't know enough about the claims to provide comment. (link, link); The Athletic's Olson: "The implications here are fascinating. If Marchiol’s efforts are successful, delivering dirt on your former school in exchange for immediate eligibility at your new school is a transaction that should terrify a lot of coaches." More. (link); Also, for what it's worth, Fisher's inaugural contract has officially been signed by all parties in College Station. (link)
Ohio State: The Columbus Dispatch's Rabinowitz says FB HC Meyer met with the independent investigation team "more than twice" & Bucks AD Smith did so "at least twice." Both leaders were accompanied by their own counsels. Today's board meeting, which starts at 9am, could last several hours. (link); OSU will make results of the investigation public in the form of a written report. (link); Stadium's McMurphy hinted yesterday during a radio interview that more news could drop on the developments. (link)
Maryland: University system leaders will name five more individuals to the panel who will review the culture around Terps FB. ESPN's Dinich says the additions will come before the end of the week. (link);  Washington Post headliner Jenkins goes hardline on Terps HC Durkin & all of college FB, "An NFL player hasn’t died from heat exertion in 17 years. That’s the full measure of the crude, knuckle-dragging stupidity at work here. You know how many kids NCAA football coaches have killed with conditioning drills in that same period? Twenty-seven. I say 'kill' because that’s what it is when tyrants force captive young men to run themselves to death out of their own outdated fears of weakness. Why is the NCAA tolerating this kill rate, which is unmatched at any other level of football?" Another passage, "Coaches conduct these workouts for only one reason: They have antiquated notions of man-making and are completely unread in the latest sports science. Mesozoic notions die hard. Obviously, the medical fate of other people’s sons should not be in their hands." More. (link)
The Daily Press's Teel reviews how the situation at Maryland has been considered by Virginia, Virginia Tech & Old Dominion. Cavs FB HC Mendenhall: "So I think every program in the country certainly has to be examining, and rightly so, how the young people are treated. How are they groomed and developed, and what’s acceptable and what’s not? So yeah, I think it’s a profound time, and possibly a tipping point in college football, and maybe all of college athletics, as to what kind of conduct is appropriate in pursuit of winning and pursuit of success." Even prior to the McNair tragedy, UVA invested $60K in core body temperature sensors, which are injested by freshman & at-risk student-athletes before every workout. USF, Florida, Arizona State, Texas & a host of NFL organizations are also using the technology from HQ Inc. Monarchs HC Wilder on a recent issue during a workout, "Were we overly cautious? Probably. … But sometimes being overly cautious is the right thing to do. It’s the compassionate thing to do. It’s also your responsibility." (link)
Wisconsin AD & former College Football Playoff committee member Alvarez says he's open to the idea of adding two more programs to the annual post-season bracket, "Two byes [for the top two teams]. …  Maybe give one spot to the … [Group of Five champion]." More: "There are probably six teams that can win. Some of those schools -- that have years like that -- should have a chance. They could fit it in. I'm thinking more open-minded to six, personally. I never thought we'd want to." CFP Executive Director Hancock reiterates that no commissioners are talking about any additions. Alvarez also says strength of schedule is a super important metric within the decision room. CBS' Dodd, per sources, "The CFP management committee (the commissioners) cannot begin addressing a larger field until 2023 […] That's three years before the current contract expires." (link); Here's a good rundown of all the facility projects on tap in Madison. I'm counting eight-ish initiatives on the docket. (link)
Nevada: Wolf Pack AD Knuth answers a bunch of questions during a one-hour review of his portfolio, says he truly believes all 16 programs can win, "This whole year -- fall, winter, spring – could be really, really special for us as a department, for us as a university, and certainly for us as a community. It could be a really, really fun year." Points to MBB's run & upcoming expectations as providing momentum to the entire department, details a $214K deficit for the most recently completed fiscal year & points to the continued importance of building a multi-sport indoor facility. (link); Knuth on the deficit, which now totals $5.9M due back to the university, "We're going to clean that up." Support for FB is key, "We’ve had tremendous success in basketball and our basketball revenue has jumped, but when you’re winning in football and the community comes out and supports football, it changes the dynamics of your financial situation and your ability to do things. You’re talking about instead of hundreds of thousands of dollars (in basketball), you’re talking about millions of dollars or more to the bottom line when football is winning and Mackay Stadium is full and people are buying tickets." (link); On the potential of one day hosting the Oakland-turned-Las Vegas Raiders for training camp, Knuth says the Pack have 80% of the needed facilities in place, but would also require financial support to pull it off, "We have 16 sports and the 11th-largest budget in our (11-team) conference. We have our own financial challenges already, so we’re not looking to take on more. It’d be a huge benefit to our community, it’d be a huge benefit to our program for sure and we’re going to do everything we can to try and figure it out. That’s all I can really promise at this point." (link)
The News & Observer submitted an open records request to North Carolina on the topic of FB coaches facing disciplinary measures, as was previously mentioned by AD Cunningham, in connection to student-athletes selling shoes. However, the results turned up a big goose egg. Context: "Some relatively minor disciplinary measures for public employees, such as letters of reprimand, aren’t public record. Universities can make that information public under what’s known as the 'integrity exemption' in the state personnel law. It allows officials to explain personnel actions so the public can have confidence in how their institutions operate. However, when asked for a comment after the university’s response to the public records request, Cunningham again declined." (link)
South Alabama leaders, including Jags AD Erdmann, indicate they'll move forward with the build of a new on-campus FB stadium despite city leaders rejecting a $10M support proposal for the new digs. Of note, "We are disappointed by this setback, but we also are inspired by the outpouring of support from our students, alumni, employees and fans. […] USA's leadership is exploring all possible avenues of funding for the stadium, and we anticipate that we will continue to generate interest in the stadium among individuals and private organizations. The University is continuing with site preparation for the stadium, so that we will be ready to move forward with construction when we are able to identify the needed sources of funding support." (link)
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Georgia-Oregon in Atlanta to open the 2022 season is now official. (link); Dawgs AD McGarity says a series with Texas, one in Athens & one in Austin, is also on the table & conversations with Clemson continue. Speaking of the Longhorns & Tigers, there's apparently a potential deal between the two out into 2030 & 2031. UT is also working with Penn State on future scheduling possibilities 10+ years from now. (linklink); Have any of you Learfield or IMG College cats accepted a sponsorship payment in bitcoin yet? I suspect the answer is "no," but it seems the day is coming as English Premier League side Leicester City did as much with eToro. (link)
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Florida State: Gridiron Now's Coleman rattles off a short list of potential candidates to become the next AD for the Noles. Ole Miss AD Bjork, IMG Academy co-Managing Director & former Oklahoma CFO Phillips, San Francisco 49ers Senior Personnel Executive & former FSU student-athlete Mayhew & university Board of Trustees chair Burr all reviewed. (link); Interestingly, FSU FB HC Taggart will work for his eighth AD in nine years as a HC once there's a new boss in town. Senior Assoc. AD for Governance & Compliance Curry notes why outgoing AD Wilcox should fit the role in Indy so well given his diverse background, "It’s a hell of a coup on their part, frankly. You’re happy for him, but at the same time, you’re like, 'Damn!'" (link); Tallahassee Democrat sports editor Henry tweeted that an announcement on a new $60M standalone FB facility, along with $40M in upgrades to other venues, will be announced on September 2nd. (link)
AAC Commish Aresco calls UCF AD White's push to brand the Knights as National Champions following last year's FB season "brilliant," plus, "People are talking about them and you could argue that's all for the good because the conference has been trying to make that national impact." As for White, "I've loved every minute of it. We're an upstart in college athletics and we're going to continue to do a lot of new and aggressive things around here, and that's how we're going to realize the potential of this place. I didn't think it was going to get as much attention as it did. I don't know how I could have thought the conversation would get that loud nationally, but it was great that it did. It was good for the brand of our university, and hopefully it was really good in terms of promoting change to the system and expanding the playoff." ESPN's Adelson gets other former 'Group of 5' leaders on the record, including Utah FB HC Whittingham & former Boise State AD Bleymaier, with their thoughts on the current CFP structure. White says he made a conscious decision to push the National Champions narrative over one of expanding the CFP to bring a bigger spotlight. More. (link)
UAB & the Mike Slive Foundation for Prostate Cancer Research team up to raise money the month of September to fight prostate cancer with $25K already committed from Blazer leaders. UAB AD Ingram: "The UAB football program prides itself on playing for more than just football itself, and this partnership is extremely special given Mike Slive's influence on Conference USA and in the Birmingham community." (link); AL.com's Dudley inks on UAB's non-conference FB scheduling strategy as Ingram points to geographically close FCS programs as part of the mix. There's also home & homes with MAC & Sun Belt foes, plus guarantee games at 'Power  5' opponents. The big question is if the Blazers can get a P5 in Birmingham once the new stadium is built. (link)
Stanford Assoc. Director for FB Dale talked to 1.Question's @TaiMBrown about managing personalities on the coaching staff & being HC Shaw's point person. Dale: "One of the really important parts of my job is being the bridge of our football program to all the departments of our athletics department. […] My job is to make sure we have the best possible relationships with everyone in athletics. I can't do my job without all of them, and they need us to do their jobs as well. […] At the end of the day if you don't know how to do something, that's fine, but if you know the right people and you have the right relationships, you can probably get it done." 11-minute listen. (link)
Interesting long read from ESPN's MacMullan, "When making the NBA isn't a cure-all: Mental health and black athletes," that starts by profiling how former Kansas MBB student-athletes Marcus & Markieff Morris grew up in a dangerous part of Philadelphia & both share how they now suffer from bouts of depression. Former Auburn student-athlete, NBA standout & current media headliner Barkley: "I thought it was normal for every black girl to be pregnant in high school, because in my small hometown of [Leeds], Alabama, that's how it was. It wasn't until I got to the NBA that I realized, 'Wait, that's really f---ed up.' It's a miracle any African-American player turns out OK based on where we come from." Lots more. (link)
More Personnel: Central Arkansas AD Teague will be the chair of the NCAA Division I FCS Selection Committee this year, officially starts his term September 1. (link); Colorado State Asst. AD for Marketing and Digital Media Popplewell heads to UTEP as Assoc. AD for Development. Additionally, Miners' AD Senter promotes Assoc. AD Acunto to Senior Assoc. AD for External Relations. (link); Temple AD Kraft promotes Seigfried to Assoc. AD for Digital Strategy and Production. (link); New Mexico Men's Soccer HC Fishbein opens up to the Albuquerque Journal on the struggle since learning on July 19 that his sport would be cut, including his increased use of Twitter to plead his case. (link); South Dakota State FB HC Stiegelmeier should get a new deal after the season per AD Sell. MBB HC Otzelberger and AC Johnston given extensions through 2021-22, with salaries this year of $350K and $235K, respectively. New Wrestling HC Hahn hired for a three-year deal worth $140K per. (link); Baylor WBB HC Mulkey will have spinal fusion surgery this morning to "prevent neck, shoulder and arm pain" that she has been experiencing. (link); College of Charleston AD Roberts goes with Purdue AC Krywulycz as his next Men's Golf HC. (link); LaSalle gets Colgate's top AC Rhodes to be the new Women's LAX HC in Philly. (link); Weber State will use Funk & Associates to help find the school's next prez. Goal is to fill the spot by the end of the year. (link)
For all of you who play some "noon ball," know that team sports produce the best results for physical & mental health according to a recent study conducted by Yale professors that analyzed 1.2M Americans. From the WSJ's Reddy: "The researchers also found that those who exercise between 30 and 60 minutes had the best mental health, with 45 minutes the optimal duration. Exercising three to five times a week correlated with fewer dark days." So, even if your jumper is broke, lace up your sneakers & hit the hardwood. (link)
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The Drake Group responds to the recent MBB rule changes, prefaces by saying the development is yet another example of the lack of proactive leadership at the NCAA. Specific issues with the coming changes: 1) "No process has been defined to determine 'elite' status, which may invite antitrust or equal protection litigation regarding an arbitrary evaluation and labeling system"; 2) "All athletes should have the right to participate in a professional draft with no penalty unless they actually accept an offer of employment."; 3) "The current rule limiting athletes to five paid visits is sufficient and far in excess of benefits provided to non-athlete students."; 4) Questions surrounding how institutional leaders will be held accountable; and, 5) All sports should have to guarantee tuition, room, board & books to any student-athlete who spent at least two years at the school & wants to return to compete his/her degree within 10 years, not just hoops. More. (link)
Wake Forest AD Wellman pens to Demon Deacon fans, reflects on the success of last season which included the highest Learfield Directors' Cup finish since 2008-09 thanks to an NCAA team championship, two individual ones, two conference titles and a FB bowl win. (link); Sharp looking 54-page PDF of the 2017-18 Year In Review, which includes stats such as 50% of all student-athletes making the ACC Honor Roll, 63% of graduating student-athletes earning at least a 3.0 GPA, eight teams with APRs above 990, and 100%  of teams participating in community service. On the facilities front, the $5.4M sports medicine/hydrotherapy space, $4M Coliseum phase I renovations, $3M soccer practice complex, $1.5M volleyball renovations, $800K soccer video board and $160K tennis scoreboard were all completed during the past year. Received $22.97M in new commitments during FY18, lots more here. (link)
Florida AD Stricklin pens to the Gators faithful as the 2018-19 competitive seasons get moving, outlines continued work on the Facilities Master Plan with resurfacing of the track & tennis courts due to be completed next month. Also, Softball upgrades are "in full swing," as well as, "Design work and meetings on the baseball and football facility projects remain a focus. We continue to plan on breaking ground on the baseball ballpark this fall, with the football project to follow in about a year as design work and fundraising continues." The new Wi-Fi system in The Swamp is staring to go in & fans may experience active connection this season ahead of next July's full completion. (link)
Rice gets a major commitment from alum Bruce Dunlevie & his wife Elizabeth to endow the FB HC position, the first such endowment for the athletic department. Owls AD Karlgaard: "We believe the endowment of our head football coaching position will serve as a catalyst toward the permanent support of other head coaches in the athletics department." Bruce Dunlevie is a founder and general partner of Benchmark Capital, which has invested in a number of tech companies you've heard of (Twitter, Instagram, WeWork, Uber, Snapchat, etc.) (link)
Grambling AD Bryant says, "We are still in approval stage" for alcohol being sold at GSU sporting events, but believes by September 22 the Tigers should be able to move some suds. (link); Florida A&M will restructure its Rattlers Boosters Club so that $100 covers annual membership and $750 will get you a lifetime membership. Exec. Dir Mitchell says depending on season ticket sales to carry the athletic program is no longer "adequate" due to the large number of sports and travel budgets. As of May, the RBC is $200K ahead of last year's giving and the goal is to get at least 10K alums to give at least $100. (link)
Also Noticed: Penn extends with Aspire for a multi-year contract. Since signing on in 2014, Penn has seen a 24% increase in FB season ticket revenue, 9.2% in MBB and $135K in new revenue for the Penn Relays. This is Aspire's ninth FRMC extension in past 12 months. (link); Tomorrow, Cal AD Knowlton will be the first one up in the fall series of Campus Conversations - a semester-long series of public talks with key UC Berkeley leaders. (link); Drake's $700K over-the-summer upgrades to the Knapp Center are nearly complete as a new court and lighting system will greet visitors this year. The new surface is a Robbins Sports Surfaces product featuring their Bio-Channel SB technology. Ron Pearson Court features the Drake logo at midcourt with 'Drake Bulldogs' wordmark along each baseline, all wrapped in blue edges. (link); You have to wonder if this is the next student-athlete graduate transfer case to get reversed as LSU has denied former QB McMillan permission to transfer to any SEC school or other Tigers' opponent for the next two seasons. McMillan is allowed to request a hearing with the school to gain permission for certain league schools as he was "set to transfer" to one, but that move will have to wait for the fourth-year junior with two seasons of eligibility remaining. (link); The Alliance of Women Coaches has officially changed its name & brand to WeCOACH. (link); ESPN Insider is merging with ESPN+ so Insider subscribers can now watch the new OTT service at no extra cost. Effective August 28. (link); Scheduling guru Sarzyniak points to three CFB games that are now off the live event schedule for ESPN+ in MediaZone: Bethune-Cookman at TSU, SIU at Murray State and Morehead State at Eastern Kentucky. Some Sun Belt games scratched, too. (link); Tinder has launched a college version, called Tinder U, which functions the same as the original but requires a .edu email address. (link)
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(NEW!) Associate Athletic Director, Ticket Sales and Service (University of Oregon / Eugene, OR): Responsible for the development, implementation, and ongoing management of a progressive, service-oriented team charged with ticket operations and sales using analytics strategies. More details HERE.

(NEW!) Director of Business Operations - Athletics (University of North Texas / Denton, TX): This position is responsible for the oversight of accounting and financial reporting functions for the athletic department. Performs day to day business office, clerical, and accounting functions. More details HERE.

(NEW!) Marketing, Program Coordinator (University of Notre Dame / Notre Dame, IN): The University of Notre Dame Athletics is seeking a talented, self-driven individual for the role of Marketing, Program Coordinator. To learn more visit http://apptrkr.com/1278693. EOE/AA More details HERE.

(NEW!) Compliance Assistant (San Diego State University / San Diego, CA): Assist with monitoring of recruiting activities, complimentary admissions, playing & practices, camps, & awards. Assist with rules education, preparing rules and educational materials & presentations. More details HERE.

Associate Director of Athletic Compliance (Chicago State University / Chicago, IL): Under the immediate supervision of the Athletic Director, the athletic compliance officer ensures that Chicago State University is in compliance with both NCAA and WAC rules and regulations. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Annual Giving (University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. / Knoxville, TN): The UT Foundation has a vacancy for an Assistant Director of Annual Giving for UT Knoxville Athletics. Use the requisition keyword 1800000197 to learn more about this full-time fundraising role. More details HERE.

Assistant Director, Creative Services (Boise State University / Boise, ID): Live in one of the nation’s fastest-growing urban communities while working with a successful athletic program. Produce content for the Bronco Digital Network; oversee live streamed sports production. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Marketing (Auburn University / Auburn, AL): **Two openings available** This position develops and executes creative, innovative marketing plans that maximize revenue, brand profile, attendance and fan experience for Auburn University Athletics. More details HERE.

Associate Major Gift Officer – Tyee Club (University of Washington / Seattle, WA): We have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Major Gift Officer. This position is a member of the Athletics Advancement Team and will have dual functions in philanthropy and discovery. More details HERE.

Athletic Trainer - Women's Basketball (Texas Tech University / Lubbock, TX): Responsible for the prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries/illnesses. NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer. Maintain medical information complying with HIPPA & FERPA. More details HERE.

Associate AD, Athletics Facilities (University of Miami / Miami, FL): Miami is seeking a dynamic and energetic professional to help with maintenance and development of facilities, coordination of facility renovations and construction, and staging of all athletic events. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Promotions (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga / Chattanooga, TN): This position is a full-time, twelve-month position with benefits, overseeing all aspects of marketing, promotions and game-day fan experience for the Mocs 15 intercollegiate sports. More details HERE.

Director, Video Content (University of Miami / Miami, FL): Miami is seeking a dynamic, energetic and creative visual storyteller to help direct video content for one of the most iconic brands in collegiate athletics, with a special emphasis on UM’s Football. More details HERE.

Multimedia Producer (Oklahoma State University / Stillwater, OK): Working with Oklahoma State Football to create content to aid with programs' video needs, planning and executing video shoots, supporting events, producing content for web, social and recruiting. More details HERE.

Associate Director of Athletics (Southern Methodist University / Dallas, TX): This position serves as a senior leader on the Athletics Director's senior administrative team. This position reports directly to the Athletics Director. More details HERE.

Director, Facilities Capital Planning and Project Management (University of Texas at Austin / Austin, TX): Lead facilities master planning, capital projects, renovation and construction management. Provide long and short-range capital, renovation and construction projects for Texas Athletics. More details HERE.

Director of Creative Video and Production (James Madison University / Harrisonburg, VA): Guide and direct video strategy related to event coverage, live event production, creative content and collaboration with other key content developers and live production partners. More details HERE.

Senior Manager Athletics HR (Florida International University / Miami, FL): FIU is seeking a Senior Manager Athletics HR that will oversee all HR efforts for the department. The HR Manager will make high level independent decisions regarding operational and HR activities. More details HERE.

Assistant Coach Men's and Women's Swimming (Pennsylvania State University / University Park, PA): Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, a Division I and Big Ten Conference Institution, is seeking an Assistant Coach for the Men’s and Women's Swimming program. Apply at http://apptrkr.com/1274536. More details HERE.

Assistant Coach, Men's & Women's Track & Field/Cross Country (UNC Wilmington / Wilmington, NC): The Assistant Coach assists the Head Coach in providing leadership for a NCAA Division I program. Assists with all aspects of the men’s and women’s track and field and cross country program. More details HERE.

Assistant AD for Ticket Sales & Event Services (UW-Milwaukee / Milwaukee, WI): This position will manage all aspects of ticket sales and services for Milwaukee Athletics events. The position also supervises all game and event management function. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Facilities (Northwestern University / Evanston, IL): This position assists with day-to-day operations, scheduling, and maintenance in NUDAR facilities. It is also responsible for assigned game day needs, work orders, and coordination of student staff. More details HERE.

Associate Athletics Director for Intercollegiate Sports Programs (Columbia University / New York, NY): The Associate Athletics Director for Intercollegiate Sports Programs provides strong leadership and acts as a role model for staff, coaches and student-athletes in the Department. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance (Montana State University / Bozeman, MT): The Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance will manage the compliance operations within the Athletic Department. More details HERE.

Director of Athletic Event Management (University of New Mexico / Albuquerque, NM): UNM’s Athletics Events Management department is seeking a Director of Athletic Event Management to manage and coordinator all aspects of hosting UNM home athletics events. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletics Director, Development (Stanford University / Stanford, CA): Stanford Athletics is seeking a qualified candidate to lead the strategy and execution of the department's major gift fundraising efforts including management of the major gift fundraising team. More details HERE.

Academic Coordinator (San Diego State University / San Diego, CA): Assist at-risk student-athletes in developing & achieving academic objectives through one-on-one meetings. Model & teach study skills & strategies. Set up & lead review sessions. Tutorial services. More details HERE.

Director of Development, Athletics (Columbia University / New York, NY): The Director of Development for Athletics is responsible for implementing the development and alumni relations plans for Columbia Athletics and achieving related goals. More details HERE.

Ticket Sales and Service Account Executive (University of Virginia / Charlottesville, VA): This position will be responsible for generating revenue and increasing attendance at Virginia Athletics events through the sale of tickets and VA Athletics Foundation contributions. More details HERE.

Head Softball Coach (Ohio University / Athens, OH): Coach and develop a highly competitive Division I softball team. Organize the administration of the day-to-day operations. More details HERE.

Director of Ticket Operations (Florida Atlantic University / Boca Raton, FL): Primarily responsible for planning, organizing and directing all operations involving the Tickets Office-including the financial management of all revenue generated from ticket sales. More details HERE.

Deputy Athletics Director (University of Illinois at Chicago / Chicago, IL): This position serves as chief operating officer and will assist the Director of Athletics in the overall management, supervision, and leadership of the athletics department. More details HERE.

Video Board Coordinating Producer (University of Kentucky / Lexington, KY): Collaborate with various entities to produce engaging streamed and on-demand video content for UK Athletics.com and SEC Digital Network - enhancing the in-venue experience & sports broadcast shows. More details HERE.

Sports Turf Manager (University of Kentucky / Lexington, KY): Oversee the preparation of safe, aesthetically pleasing practice & competition fields to give our student-athletes elite opportunities to succeed in their sport. More details HERE.

Ticket Services & Retention Rep (Purdue University / West Lafayette, IN): Responsible for creating and executing a business sales plan to service and retain season ticket packages for Purdue Athletics. Retention of renewable season tickets via phone or face to face. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing (University of Missouri-Kansas City / Kansas City, MO): This position will have oversight over several areas including: strategic communications, media relations, digital media, marketing/promotions, branding, and fan engagement. More details HERE.

Associate Head Athletic Trainer (Brown University / Providence, RI): Position provides medical care and health education to ensure the safety of, reduce risk of injury to, and guide the rehabilitation of Brown student-athletes under the guidance of the Head Trainer. More details HERE.

Budget Analyst - Intercollegiate Athletics (University of San Diego / San Diego, CA)Bean Counter? Strategic thinker? We need both!  Seeking a strong No. 2 in our Athletics Business Office. The Budget Analyst supports the Senior Associate AD/CFO in establishing, monitoring, and maintaining the department's budget in addition to collecting, reviewing, and analyzing data that is used in budget planning, forecasting and strategic planning processes. If you are good at math, a whiz-bang in accounting, finance or related field (CPA a plus) and not opposed to working on the most beautiful campus in America, please send email expressing interest TODAY to Senior Associate AD Dan Yourg: yourg@sandiego.edu (Yes, YouRg not YouNg!). More details HERE.

Associate Sports Information Director (Boise State University / Boise, ID): Boise State is hiring an associate sports information director whose primarily responsibility will be baseball, and will also assist with the media relations efforts for the Broncos’ football team. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Strategic Communications (Pennsylvania State University / University Park, PA): Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, a Division I and Big Ten Conference member, is seeking a highly qualified candidate to fill the position of Assistant Director of Strategic Communications. More details HERE.

Senior Associate/Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs (Drake University / Des Moines, IA): Position will join the athletics department senior staff while serving as the lead fundraiser for the department and having oversight of all external relations areas. Provides sport supervision. More details HERE.

Assoc. Athletic Director - Communications (Clemson University / Clemson, SC): Clemson University is looking for Assoc. Athletic Director – Communications in Jervey Athletic Center. To apply and view full details, please visit http://www.Click2Apply.net/nywtb9cjg7m5zz7g. More details HERE.

Director of Marketing (University of New Mexico / Albuquerque, NM): UNM Athletics Marketing department is seeking a Director of Marketing to will assist with the day-to-day marketing and promotions of assigned programs working directly with our basketball programs. More details HERE.

Account Executive (Home Team Sports / San Diego, CA): The Account Executive (AE) will develop, sell, and manage all aspects of fully integrated corporate sponsorships for San Diego State University (SDSU) Sports Properties. More details HERE.

Associate/Sr. Associate Athletic Director for Student Success & Compliance (Winthrop University / Rock Hill, SC): Under the direction of the Director of Athletics, the Associate/Senior Associate Athletic Director for Student Success & Compliance serves as a member of the Athletics Department senior staff. More details HERE.

Assistant AD/Director of Strategic Communications (University of San Deigo / San Diego, CA)Are you interested in working on the most beautiful college campus in America?  We are looking for a Difference Maker to share the special story of the University of San Diego Toreros.  If you are a talented strategic thinker, writer, videographer, graphic designer, or otherwise supremely talented communications professional, and can help move the needle in driving engagement, attendance, revenue generation, recruiting, etc., email Marcy Lanoue at: mlanoue@sandiego.edu TODAY.  We're moving fast and you must enjoy sunshine! More details HERE.

Athletics Annual Fund Coordinator (California State University, Bakersfield / Bakersfield, CA): The Athletics Annual Fund Coordinator manages the Roadrunner Scholarship Fund through the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors and prospects. More details HERE.

Program Manager - Athletics Ticket Sales & Services (Texas Tech University / Lubbock, TX): Assist in the development of new ticket marketing growth programs and initiatives; manage & update sales records using Ticket System/Salesforce on a daily and weekly basis. Req# ID 14848. More details HERE.

Athletic Business Operations Manager (Winthrop University / Rock Hill, SC): Reporting to the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations, the Business Operations Manager executes the athletics business office and departmental business functions. More details HERE.

Athletics Development Officer (Utah State University / Logan, UT): The position is responsible for achieving identified goals and objectives established by the Deputy Athletics Director / Assistant Vice President in coordination with the... More details HERE.

Associate Athletic Director for Business Operations (Texas State University / San Marcos, TX): This position will manage financial and human resources operations, coordinate strategic planning, and oversee administrative and/or operational projects for the Department of Athletics. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director - Marketing/Promotions (Middle Tennessee State University / Murfreesboro, TN): The Assistant Athletic Director Marketing and Promotions will work on the immediate and long range marketing/sales efforts for the athletic department. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Athletics for Student-Athlete Development & Welfare (College of the Holy Cross / Worcester, MA): The AD is responsible for creating and implementing a series of programming to emphasis and improve the student-athlete experience and welfare. Master’s degree preferred. More details HERE.

Assistant/Associate Director, Athletics Communications (Boston College / Chestnut Hill, MA): Boston College Athletics is accepting applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Director, Athletics Communications. This position will serve as the media contact for the men's hockey team. More details HERE.

Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach (University of Akron / Akron, OH): The University of Akron, a NCAA Division I (FBS) institution and member of the Mid-American Conference is currently accepting application for the position of Head Women's Lacrosse Coach. More details HERE.

CD Henry Internship (Big Ten Conference / Rosemont, IL): The intern will work in several areas of the office including sports administration, championships, football and basketball operations and special research projects. More details HERE.

Associate Athletics Director for Communications (Vanderbilt University / Nashville, TN): The Associate Athletics Director of Communications is responsible for leading the department’s communications efforts in alignment with institutional-level strategies and tactics to advance Vanderbilt. More details HERE.

Coordinator of Baseball Operations (Long Beach State University / Long Beach, CA): This position provides administrative support to the Baseball program. Must apply online at www.csulb.edu/employment to be considered. More details HERE.

Executive or Sr. Associate Athletics Director for Academics and Student Development (University of Georgia Athletic Association / Athens, GA): Member of UGA Athletics Senior Management Team. Responsible for oversight and management of academic success and academic support services for student athletes participating in 21 sport programs. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director (University of Georgia Athletic Association / Athens, GA): Responsible for efficient and effective operation of the Athletic Association’s human resources unit. Establish and implement HR efforts that effectively communicate and support our mission and vision. More details HERE.

Director of Development - Premium Seating/Major Gifts (University of Wisconsin / Madison, WI): This position will work as a member of the Athletic Development Office team with specific responsibility for developing, implementing and evaluating the premium seating program. More details HERE.

Associate Director Athletics Ticket Analytics and Database Management (Texas Tech University / Lubbock, TX): Assist in management of the overall day-to-day database maintenance and administration for both Paciolan ticketing and Salesforce CRM software; maintain forecasting models. Req#ID 14783. More details HERE.

Creative Services Coordinator (University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Charlotte, NC): This position is responsible for consulting, creation, designing, delivering wide variety visual/graphic art products for all sports teams. The products include but are not limited to: individual team posters, schedule cards, promotional items, billboards, recruiting materials, public relations material and social media content. More details HERE.

Tennis Coordinator of Officials (Big Ten Conference / Rosemont, IL): Assign officials for all men’s and women’s Big Ten tennis conference matches while acting as a liaison between the NCAA, ITA, member institutions’ tennis coaches and officials. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Digital Communications - Social Media Strategy (NCAA / Indianapolis, IN): Manage various outreach efforts of the NCAA’s main communications office, assisting in the Association’s social media efforts and other communications efforts as defined by the managing director of external affairs and director of digital communications. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Athletics Communications (University of Notre Dame / South Bend, IN): Join the Communications arm of Fighting Irish Media, which aims to engage and connect student-athletes, fans and alumni to Notre Dame. More details HERE.

Feature Content Specialist, On-Air Talent (Pennsylvania State University / University Park, PA): Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking a candidate for a Feature Content Specialist and On-Air Talent. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience. More details HERE.

Senior Associate Athletic Director (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Chapel Hill, NC): The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Athletics is seeking applications for a Senior Associate Athletic Director for Student Athlete Health, Well Being and Program Outreach. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director- Compliance (Rice University / Houston, TX): This position is responsible for managing, developing, and implementing all aspects of the department’s compliance program and the day to day operations of the compliance office. 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 - Women's Tennis (Middle Tennessee State University / Murfreesboro, TN): Oversee all aspects of the University’s NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis program at Middle Tennessee State University. More details HERE.

Director, Athletics Advancement (Florida Gulf Coast University / Fort Myers, FL): The Director, Athletics Advancement identifies, qualifies, cultivates, closes and stewards gifts from current and prospective donors for both Athletics and the FGCU Foundation. More details HERE.
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