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Former Penn MBB HC and current Boston Celtics AC Allen has reportedly been identified as "Coach 2" in an indictment that alleges Allen took bribes from Florida-based businessman Esformes to help the latter's son gain admission to Penn. While not charged with a crime, Allen is accused of accepting over $74K in cash and benefits from Esformes, who was initially charged two years ago with crimes ranging from health care fraud to money laundering. An attorney for Esformes argues the charges mischaracterize the relationship between Esformes and Allen, saying Esformes hired Allen when Esformes' son was a sophomore in high school to help improve his game, "as many parents do when their kids show athletic promise." Esformes' son did enroll at Penn, and the attorney notes that he has maintained a 3.57 GPA and was recently named to the dean's list, though he has not played for the Quakers. Neither Penn nor the Celtics have commented on the indictment. (link)
More than 100 former Ohio State students have now accused former physician Strauss of sexual misconduct, according to OSU, whose independent investigators have reached out to 115,000 alumni and plan to contact 147,000 more. Prez Drake: "We are grateful to those who have come forward and remain deeply concerned for anyone who may have been affected by Dr. Strauss’ actions. We remain steadfastly committed to uncovering the truth." Student-athletes from 14 varsity sports have come forward with allegations. (link)
Former Baylor and current Liberty AD McCaw's deposition concerning a Title IX lawsuit against Baylor has been released, and in the 400-page document, McCaw asserts that former BU Board of Regents Chair Willis instructed him to circumvent the Title IX coordinator and conduct his own inquiry into a report of sexual assault. In addition, McCaw charges former BU Police Chief Doak with reprimanding officers who looked into sexual assaults "because Baylor did not want them showing up in their records and did not want information that would discourage families from sending their children to the university." Board Chair Allison has called McCaw's assertions "allegations," adding: "And while they're serious allegations, I haven't seen the facts behind it." Full deposition. (link); Baylor's official response states that "despite the numerous, factually baseless assertions in Mr. McCaw's deposition, one fact remains -- that several incidents of sexual and interpersonal violence involving student-athletes were reported during his tenure as athletics director. It was the Baylor Board of Regents that stepped up and took action." The response goes on to express confidence in the changes to the campus culture, including those in leadership, pursuant to recommendations in the Pepper Hamilton report. Full response. (link)
During an appearance on MSU Today, freshly minted Michigan State AD Beekman says FB and MBB, "our two marquee, revenue-producing programs," are performing at high levels, while several of the other 23 programs are "on the cusp of greatness." He adds: "One of our priorities is to work closely with all of our Olympic sports and make sure that they have every opportunity to succeed as well." Beekman also identifies the facilities "arms race" and the future of TV revenue as two of the biggest challenges facing all of college athletics, especially as they're inextricably linked to one another. "When we build a building, much like if you buy a house, we bond it in a way that's analogous to a mortgage. We plan on making payments for upwards of 30 years. I think for the next five or 10 years, the model is fairly stable. But what will TV revenue be like 30 years from now when we're making that last payment?" Another area where the two challenges intersect is filling Spartan Stadium to its 70K capacity on FB gamedays. Even when MSU does sell out, Beekman observes that rivals such as Penn State, Ohio State and Michigan have 30K more seats in their respective stadiums, putting MSU at a $20-40M disadvantage annually. "Thinking about our revenue modeling and how we can be a little smarter, a little more efficient, use our money a little more wisely, and make sure we don't make mistakes - all of those are things that we're spending a lot of time on." More from Beekman. (link)
More from ACC Commish Swofford & the Daily Press' Teel from the past week's media junket. Swofford complimentary of how quickly Louisville made a move on the Papa John's controversy (Virginia Tech/IMG College will review its relationship with the pizza brand) & though he's not an overall fan of hiring ADs from outside college athletics, Cards boss Tyra gets high marks, "He’s excellent on his feet. He’s a superb communicator and, from everything I can tell, has been very well accepted internally at the university and in the athletic program. Great leaders are great leaders, and I think he’s had enough similar opportunities and experiences, coupled with his playing experience as a college athlete, to really connect it all and make it work in a collegiate athletic department. … Vince has come in at the conference level and re-established credibility very quickly." Swofford also mentions some credibility U of L has lost with the latest sagas & the importance of reestablishing the brand for themselves & the league. (link); Uno mas from Swofford, this one on the state of FB, "I love the game, always have, and want it to continue to be healthy as it generally has been. But I also want to see the game improved and made better and safer. I want it to continue to be a game that young kids want to play. The very nature of it is going to have some risks. … I don’t think you can eliminate all of the risks, but I think we should be eliminating every bit that we possibly can without undermining the soul of the game." (link)
As the NCAA looks into hosting its own youth basketball camps that former Secretary of State Rice thinks should help students develop basketball as well as "academic and life skills, health and collegiate eligibility," Washington Post reporters Stubbs and Hobson observe that shoe companies, as well as youth players themselves, may prove implacable. Former Cal and San Jose State staffer Borman, who now is now team director for the Nike-sponsored NY Renaissance, calls the NCAA's potential foray into youth basketball camps a "media stunt," adding: "It's a PR move by the NCAA. It's a joke." Joe Johnson Hawks coach Howard agrees, adding: "Unless the NCAA is going to pay for their travel and give these kids gear from Nike, Adidas and Under Armour, kids are still going to play in these leagues." Meanwhile, USA Basketball Chair Dempsey, who served on the Rice Commission, insists the NCAA does not want to take over grassroots basketball. "What we're looking for is a more inclusive environment in the summer, with the three big stakeholders - the NCAA, the NBA and USA Basketball - all having a bigger voice." Camp operator Trigonis sums up the prevailing sentiment among grassroots stakeholders, asserting that NCAA and its member schools "are taking millions from show companies; they let them into the college sports business; and now they want to corral them. Maybe they should just give the money back." (link)
Pac-12 Hotline's Wilner asks if conference commissioners & other officials should have a role in hiring HCs & FB staffers at member institutions, points to SEC boss Sankey squashing the idea of former Ole Miss boss Freeze joining another league staff this year. Arizona AD Heeke: "I think it’s worthy of robust conversation. Hiring an employee at the university level must be under the purview of the university, but I hope the conference office could be used as a source of information and consultation. It can play a role." Former Utah boss Hill: "We know who the coaches are that have the potential to cause you trouble. We can’t look at each other and say, wink-wink, 'He’s found the lord; he won’t cause us any problems.' We need to make sure the coaches are fully vetted." Wilner wonders if hiring a specialist at the league level, who would interface with ADs on HC hires & HCs on AC selections, would be beneficial, "Be proactive. Be creative. Because unless players get compensated for their services and skills, the corruption isn't going away." (link)
Auburn Prez Leath provides some perspective on his hire of Tigers AD Greene on an Auburn Undercover podcast, "We put everything on the table and said let's go out and find the the best person for Auburn at this time in our history. So, we got a group of people together - former athletes like Jason Dufner or Kim Evans a coach there put a group together at the start of this comprehensive search - but all along the way I kept hearing from people in the sports world who whispered in my ear, 'There's a relatively young lad up in Buffalo. Notre Dame guy that you really ought to take a look at.' Eventually he rose up through the ranks. And first time I met him. I thought this is an impressive individual, smart. He's engaging, he's destined to be a great." A bit more in the podcast. (link)
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Italian Serie A soccer club SSC Napoli has become the first club in the world to launch its own store on Amazon, allowing fans to purchase gear directly through the team website or through Amazon, which Morgan Stanley says will become the U.S. apparel industry's leader in 2018, having gained 1.5% of the market share over the past year. Forbes writer Ozanian notes that Napoli is likely just the start of such deals for Amazon. In April, the online giant purchased exclusive rights in the United Kingdom to the U.S. Open tennis tournament while also extending its Thursday Night Football deal with the NFL for $65M per year, a $15M annual increase over the previous deal. Globally, though, soccer seems to be Amazon's focus, with the company having purchased streaming rights to 20 English Premier League matches, starting in 2019, with a long eye toward Spain's La Liga. Ozanian: "Apparel or viewing content, it's all about getting customers to Amazon Prime. And it's working." (link)
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Kentucky State (DII) has named Kansas Assoc. AD for Student Life Thomas as its next AD. KSU Prez Brown calls the hire "historic," noting that it appears to be the "first time that any of the nation's historically black colleges and universities has recruited an athletic director from one of the Power 5 conferences." SIAC Commish Moore hopes that Thomas' hiring will "move the needle with respect to gender inclusion. For her part, Thomas, who has held compliance and administrative positions at North Carolina Central, San Jose State, Howard and Saint Paul's College, says she is "humbled and honored" to serve as KSU's AD. "President Brown is the right president for me. He has a vision. He's intentional. He doesn't believe in excuses." (link)
Recommended rule changes for the 2019 Baseball season: The use of two 20-second play clocks to improve pace (starts when the pitcher steps on the dirt), allowing HCs two video challenges per game where technology allows, no more third-to-first pickoff moves, no more having to throw the four wide pitches needed for an intentional walk, no more than six defensive conferences on the mound per game, a few more. What can be challenged? Fair/foul, ground rule double/home run, catch/no catch, spectator interference, scoring plays that include a collision. In the last two innings: Force outs or tag plays at any base, hit by pitch, interference to break up a double play, couple other small items. NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel must approve, meets next on August 15. (link)
DI SAAC met a week ago on the new season of competition model with a specific focus on recruiting communications & official visits, the Transfer Working Group's progress & educational groups. SAAC Chair & former UMKC MBB student-athlete Knight: "What has come out of the Transfer Working Group has really benefited the student-athlete, which was our focus." The group points to thoroughly educating peers on the new transfer rules & gambling developments over the 2018-19 campaign. Next meeting set for October. (link)
The Athletic's Olson examines why Kansas' FB scholarship deficit makes it the most difficult coaching job in the 'Power 5.' Jayhawks HC Beaty, who inherited just 38 scholarship players when he took over in 2015, says in dealing with the lack of scholarships, his staff may be the most "creative staff in the history of the game," adding: "I've gotta laugh because if I don't, I'll cry." Olson attributes the deficit to former HC Weis, "his botched blueprint and a long list of complicating factors," including players leaving voluntarily, dismissals and a combined 27 junior college players who entered the program in 2012 and 2013. Simple math has kept the Jayhawks, who hope to dress 70 scholarship players this season, from rebuilding its roster. NCAA rules allow just 25 players to be added per recruiting class, and when you factor in attrition, Olson observes: "You need a lot more than 25 a year to begin closing the gap" from 38 to 85. One remedy to the problem has been the practice of blueshirting, whereby players pay for their housing and tuition in the summer and are put on scholarship on the first day of school; however, blueshirt players cannot take official campus visits prior to enrolling or their status as a recruited player will be triggered and they will count toward the 25. In addition, coaches cannot have in-person visits with the players, nor can the players sign LOIs. Obviously, this is a less than ideal way to build rebuild a program, but as AD Long puts it: "It's time to break the cycle. It's not gonna be easy." Lots more. (link)
More Personnel: Virginia AD Williams selects a familiar face to the Cavs as Track & Field Dir. of Ops Dunn gets the XC HC job in Charlottesville. He held the same role from 2004-08. (link); New Orleans extends Baseball HC Dean two years through the 2022 season. (link); Former Oregon student-athlete and North Carolina AC Nagle hired as the Ducks next Women's Tennis HC. (link); San Francisco extends WBB HC Goodenbour through 2024. (link); Boise State AD Apsey goes with Missouri AC Mabile as the next Swimming & Diving HC for the Broncos. (link); New Mexico Ski HC Landstedt assumes the Dir. of Skiing position at Utah. (link)
Are you ready to be the boss? A survey from leadership advisory firm Egon Zehnder found that 68% of CEOs, in hindsight, were not fully prepared for their role, 50% said "driving culture change was more difficult than they'd anticipated," 48% struggled to find time for themselves and 47% found developing a senior leadership team more challenging than expected. EZ's co-leaders of the CEO Practice Najipoor-Schutte and Patton suggest ways organizations can address these "CEO development gaps" in this HBR piece: 1) Emphasize constant personal growth as the pathway to success; 2) Boards should be more proactive in management; and 3) Internal and external hires should be better integrated. Of note, "internally selected CEOs expressed more concerns than externally selected ones about their ability to adjust to the new role and build a group of supporters." (link)
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Ole Miss was in front of the NCAA Infractions Appeals Committee this past Wednesday & Rebels AD Bjork says, "We were prepared. We left everything on the table, and that’s all we can do." Both Bjork & FB HC Luke expect a final decision sometime this Fall. Bjork also notes recent reporting of level 3 violations that included "a group of fans improperly contacting recruits through Twitter" described as "direct and deliberate" contact, does not believe those will have any bearing on the appeal. (link)
The Oregon State FB recruiting materials that ended up in the mailbox of a Hawaii student-athlete results in a secondary violation. Directly: "The NCAA's punishment bars Oregon State from recruiting the unnamed player in question should he elect to transfer." Beavers Assoc. AD for Communications Fenk: "We admit and understand that what we did was an unintentional violation. The punishment fits. We didn't try to do anything covert. It was an honest mistake that we took responsibility for." (link)
Miami (OH) lands a seven-figure gift to endow the Cross Country HC chair. Former Redhawks Cross Country student-athlete Cunningham & his wife made the gift. Cunningham, who is a retired Marine Corps Lt. Colonel, "Miami just kind of rescued me. After you get to a certain age, you realize there are certain institutions and organizations in your life that made you the way you are. Sometimes you are fortunate enough that you find them at pivotal moments in your life, and certainly Miami was a major one for me." Miami AD Sayler says endowing HC positions is "a significant priority for us moving forward." (link)
If some pro teams are worried about how much their players are Fortnite-ing, should you be about your student-athletes? Washington Capitals third-round draft pick Sutter: "There’s definitely some guys around the league, some even on my [junior] team, that are pretty bad for it. It takes away from their sleeping and keeps them up late. . . . It’s starting to become a pretty big issue." An NBA agent: "It’s not something the teams will come to you about. A coach or GM won’t say [anything], but trainers do. Teams with really young players complained all year about guys not sleeping. It used to be chalked up to them partying and all that, but now it’s because of them playing video games all night." A bit more. (link)
Trend to watch: Real-time t-shirt company BreakingT is making waves with its quick design turnaround meant to contextually capture the momentum of a defining moment and, of course, drive revenue. BreakingT was setup at the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby & All-Star Game earlier in the week & here's how company Prez Mottram explained his firm's value proposition, "Something big is probably going to happen. We’re going to have our designer working on one of these tables. So let’s say Bryce Harper hits one off the scoreboard; we could start designing that right away and potentially have it for sale before the Home Run Derby is over. We would have the design mocked up on the shirt, we could take online orders at the booth, and you’d get it two days from now." Mottram says he & his leadership team are learning a ton about real-time t-shirt sales in a partnership with the Washington Nationals, hopes to expand to other teams. Surely this is coming to college athletics. Very cool. (link)
Also Noticed: Check out photos from the LEAD1 Institute that went down in Fort Worth this past week. (link); Here's ESPN's 2018-19 college FB anthem that we'll see & hear all season long. Features a new tune from Imagine Dragons. (link); Amazing field projection & animation after the MLB All-Star Game. (link); Nevada unveiled new Adidas FB unis. (link); One-minute video tour through the ticket sales center setup by the Raiders to help move inventory for its move to Vegas. (link)
Correction: Clemson's athletics fundraising total for FY18 was $64.9M, not the entire $156.6M generated by the university. *Slight* difference we missed yesterday.
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(NEW!) Assistant Director of Annual Giving (Auburn Athletics / Tigers Unlimited / Auburn, AL)This position will develop, coordinate, and implement programs, services, and fundraising activities aimed at raising awareness and advancement of Athletics development initiatives. More details HERE.

Associate/Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine (Virginia Commonwealth University / Richmond, VA): VCU Athletics invites applicants for an Assoc./Asst. AD for Sports Medicine who will be responsible for the direction and development of the entire Sports Medicine program. Sport assignment is MBB. More details HERE.

Director of the Mocs Club (University of Chattanooga Foundation, UT Chattanooga / Chattanooga, TN): The Director of the Mocs Club provides primary leadership for athletics annual fundraising efforts, specifically to increase Mocs Club membership and increase unrestricted giving to UTC Athletics. More details HERE.

Associate Director of the Mocs Club (University of Chattanooga Foundation, UT Chattanooga / Chattanooga, TN): The Associate Director will assist with athletics annual fundraising efforts, manage all aspects of the C Club, UTC's Letterwinners organization, and provide stewardship to all donors to UTC Athletics. More details HERE.

(NEW!) Athletics Development Coordinator (Boston University / Boston ,MA): This position is a key member of the Athletics Development staff, assisting the department toward its $50 million goal as part of the $1.5 billion goal in the Campaign for BU. More details HERE.

COORDINATOR OF WOMEN’S BASKETBALL OPERATIONS & PLAYER DEVELOPMENT (Middle Tennessee State University / Murfreesboro, TN): The Coordinator of Women’s Basketball Relations and Player Development will work directly with the Head Coach and the Director of the Academic Enhancement Center and assist with administrative aspects. More details HERE.

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

Assistant Athletic Director, Creative and Digital Media (University of Oregon / Eugene, OR): This role is responsible for leading and executing creative/branding, digital, and social media strategy for Oregon Athletics. Building brand awareness and positive messaging for fans and constituents. More details HERE.

Athletics Business Manager (University of Louisville Athletic Association / Louisville, KY): The Athletics Business Manager is responsible for oversight of the business operations of the U of L Athletic Department including budget, finance, accounting, travel, accounts payable/receivable, etc. More details HERE.

Director of Athletics Compliance (University of North Texas / Denton, TX): Oversees the day-to-day compliance activities to meet NCAA, Conference USA, and University of North Texas requirements. Directs, addresses, and follows up on eligibility records for student athletes. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Marketing (University of Louisville Athletic Association / Louisville, KY): The Assistant Director of Marketing position serves as the marketing director and game director for all assigned Olympic sports for the University of Louisville Athletic Department. More details HERE.

Athletic Academic Advisor, Student Athlete Services (James Madison University / Harrisonburg, VA): Assist the Associate AD for Student-Athlete Services in the organization, coordination and implementation of academic support services for student-athletes. More details HERE.

Head Coach, Womens Gymnastics (San Jose State University / San Jose, CA): The Gymnastics Head Coach will report directly to the Senior Associate Athletics Director. Teach, motivate, and recruit student athletes. Details/apply: http://www.sjsu.edu/hr/careers/jobs, id: 24643. More details HERE.

Head Baseball Coach (#11012) (University of Akron / Akron, OH): The University of Akron, a NCAA Division I (FBS) institution, is currently accepting applications for the position of Head Baseball Coach. Bachelor's required. EEO/AA. Employer/Veterans/Disabled. More details HERE.

Assistant Baseball Coach (#11015) (University of Akron / Akron, OH): The University of Akron, a NCAA Division I (FBS) institution is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Baseball Coach. Bachelor's required. EEO/AA. Employer/Veterans/Disabled. More details HERE.

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

Assistant Director of Ticket Operations (Army West Point Athletic Association / West Point, NY): Responsible for assisting the Director of Operations, Army A Club with the overall operation of the Army A Club. More details HERE.

Director of Compliance for Eligibility/Assistant Director of Compliance for Eligibility (University of Michigan Athletic Department / Ann Arbor, MI): This position will assist in a number of areas related to eligibility and recruiting and will have primary responsibility for managing the continuing, transfer, and initial eligibility process. More details HERE.

Director, Digital Media Strategy & Content (Mountain West Conference / Colorado Springs, CO): The Mountain West is accepting applications for its Director, Digital Media Strategy & Content. The successful candidate will design & implement the digital media strategy for the Conference. More details HERE.

Athletics Marketing Coordinator (Eastern Michigan University / Ypsilanti, MI): Assist with efforts to coordinate and implement marketing strategies to increase student attendance and engagement at home athletic events, and bring program visibility and awareness at home games. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Group Sales (Baylor University / Waco, TX): The Assistant Director of Group Sales is responsible for providing ticket sales assistance for the Department of Athletics as well as ensure group experience fulfillment. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Communications Director (University of Texas at San Antonio / San Antonio, TX): Provide assistance with planning and implementing communications strategies as they relate to the goals and objectives of UTSA’s 17-sport NCAA Division I athletics program. More details HERE.

Head Coach, Women's Softball (Quinnipiac University / Hamden, CT): In this position, you will be responsible for total program management, including coaching, administration, recruitment and coordination of a collegiate women’s softball program. More details HERE.

Head Women's Tennis Coach (University of Southern Mississippi / Hattiesburg, MS): Head coach of the Southern Miss Women's Tennis program. Candidate will be responsible for coaching, recruiting, and overall operation and performance of Women's Tennis at Southern Miss. More details HERE.

Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach (Quinnipiac University / Hamden, CT): The assistant coach will engage in sport-specific coaching, recruitment, and student-athlete development with the women’s lacrosse program. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director – Marketing and Fan Experience (Air Force Academy Athletics Corporation / Colorado Springs, CO): Works closely and collaboratively with AFAAC CEO and Associate Athletic Director for External Relations to develop an external vision for the department, which includes social media strategy, advertising campaigns, promotional schedules and marketing plans. More details HERE.

Assistant Athletic Director for Communications (Ohio University / Athens, OH): Administer all components of sports information for Ohio University’s 16 sports, to include the communication and distribution of sports related information to local, regional and national media. More details HERE.

Assistant Director for Athletics Communications (University of North Texas / Denton, TX): UNT hiring for Assist Director-Athletics Communications. Resp: developing promotional & publicity strategies for dept. Digital & social media, dept website & traditional media relationship cultivation. More details HERE.

Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance (College of Holy Cross / Worcester, MA): Responsible for managing an NCAA Division I rules compliance program and enhancing a culture of compliance. Master’s Degree or J.D. preferred. NCAA rules and regulations required. More details HERE.

Director of Athletic Marketing (Stony Brook University / Stony Brook, NY): The Director of Athletic Marketing will support the Assistant AD Athletic Marketing in the development and execution of a comprehensive marketing plan for the Department of Athletics. More details HERE.

Financial Aid Coordinator - Athletics (University of North Texas / Denton, TX): UNT is hiring for a Financial Aid Coordinator. Resp: day to day financial aid compliance, assist drafting & submitting waivers. Coordinate all financial-aid related activities for student athletes. More details HERE.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Assistant Athletic Director/Human Resources Strategic Partner (Pennsylvania State University / University Park, PA): Penn State University Intercollegiate Athletics and Human Resources are seeking a Assistant Athletic Director/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.
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