Searching for a sports executive is high profile and high stakes.

We understand the sensitivity and urgency of finding a coach or sports executive. That’s why we complete most coach searches in 10 to 14 days and can complete executive searches in four to five weeks.

We have a proprietary database with statistics on all of the industry’s professionals. This helps us find talent that is right for our clients.

“Assembling a strong team is paramount. Parker Executive Search is an effective ally who has demonstrated excellence in all phases of high level searches which brings added value to a critically important process.”

- Rob Mullens, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, University of Oregon

Our track record of placing top sports talent is unmatched. We have helped organizations including:

  • Public and private colleges and universities
  • Professional sports leagues and teams
  • Amateur and Olympic organizations
  • Corporate entities with a sports focus

Functional Areas

Parker Executive Search’s sports practice represents clients conducting searches for the following positions:

  • President/CEO
  • EVP/SVP/General Manager
  • Executive Director
  • Conference Commissioner
  • Athletic Director
  • Head Coach
  • Assistant Coach 

Heppel Selected as Patriot League's Next Executive Director

Dr. Cornelius Kerwin, the chair of the Patriot League's Council of Presidents and President at American University, announced Monday that Jennifer Heppel has been appointed as the League's fifth Executive Director.

Our Clients

This ESPN article about Parker Executive Search is a good read about our reputation in the coaching search world – what we do and how we do it. Enjoy!