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Sports

Parker Executive Search understands the uniqueness of sports. Our firm understands the imperative need for talented individuals to lead organizations through the complexities of the sports business.

While providing our professional services to the nation's premier private and public universities and colleges, professional sports leagues and teams, amateur and Olympic sport organizations, and corporate entities with sport focuses, we routinely conduct searches in an environment of high expectations and demands of various constituency groups.

To successfully manage the distinctive issues and challenges faced by our clients, the Parker Executive Search Process was developed. Through this proven process, Parker Executive Search has successfully completed search assignments in all areas of the sports industry.


Collegiate Athletics
  • Athletic Director/Senior Administrator
  • Head Coach
  • Offensive/Defensive Coordinator
  • Conference Commissioner
  • NCAA Executive
Professional Sports
  • President/CEO/COO/CFO/CMO
  • EVP/SVP/VP
  • General Manager
  • Ticket Sales/Marketing
  • Head Coach
Olympic Sport Organizations
  • President/CEO
  • EVP/SVP/VP
  • Director
Corporate Entities with Sports Focus
  • President/CEO/COO/CFO/CMO
  • EVP/SVP/VP
  • Director
  • Sponsorship
Recent Engagements


Experience

Sports Executives

President of Sports Marketing
ANC Sports Enterprises, LLC
Chief Executive Officer
Atlanta Dream
Commissioner
Big 12 Conference
Executive Director
Fiesta Bowl
Chief Executive Officer
iHoops
Commissioner
Mid-American Conference
President
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Senior Vice President for Championships
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Vice President of Enforcement
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Vice President of Communications
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Managing Director of Communications
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Senior Vice President, Governance and Membership
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Vice President of Education Services
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Director of Public Relations
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Managing Director, Public and Media Relations
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Executive Vice President for Championships & Alliances
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Vice President for Division II
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Executive Director
Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association
Director, Corporate Communications (Blank Family of Businesses)
The Blank Family of Businesses
Director, Foundation Communications
The Blank Family of Businesses
Chief Development Officer
United States Olympic Committee
Chief Operating Officer
USA Volleyball
Commissioner
West Coast Conference
Men's Commissioner
Western Collegiate Hockey Association

Athletic Directors

American University
Arizona State University
Ball State University
Bradley University
Brown University
Dartmouth College
Emory University
Ferris State University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Southern University
Georgia State University
Howard University
Indiana University Bloomington
Iona College
Iowa State University
Kennesaw State University
Louisiana State University
Loyola University, Chicago
Loyola University, Maryland
Marquette University
Middle Tennessee State University
Mississippi State University
North Carolina State University
Northern Arizona University
Northern Illinois University
Northern Kentucky University
Rutgers University
South Dakota State University
Southeast Missouri State University
St. Cloud State University
Texas A&M University
Texas Christian University
Texas Tech University
The Ohio State University
The University of Alabama at Huntsville
The University of Houston
University at Buffalo
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
University of Arkansas
University of Central Florida
University of Chicago
University of Connecticut
University of Delaware
University of Georgia
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
University of Iowa
University of Minnesota, Duluth
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of Nevada
University of Northern Colorado
University of Notre Dame
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
University of Washington

Associate Athletic Directors

Assistant Athletic Director for the Nittany Lion Club
The Pennsylvania State University
Associate Athletic Director
The Pennsylvania State University
Senior Director of Development for Athletics
The University of Connecticut Foundation
Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director
University of Oregon

Football Coaches

Elon University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia State University
Iowa State University
Louisiana Tech University
Middle Tennessee State University
North Carolina State University
Northern Illinois University
San Diego State University
Texas State University-San Marcos
The University of Akron
University at Buffalo
University of Connecticut
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
University of New Haven
University of Notre Dame
University of Pittsburgh
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
University of Washington
Vanderbilt University
West Virginia State University
Widener University

Basketball Coaches

American University
Arizona State University
Atlanta Dream
Boston University
Bradley University
California State University, Fresno
Georgia State University
Indiana University Bloomington
James Madison University
Kansas State University
Louisiana State University
Loyola University, Maryland
Michigan State University
Mississippi State University
North Carolina State University
Northern Arizona University
Northern Illinois University
Northwestern University
Ohio University
Oregon State University
Rice University
Texas Christian University
Texas State University-San Marcos
University at Buffalo
University of Arkansas
University of Denver
University of Georgia
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
University of Iowa
University of Kentucky
University of Miami
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
University of Oklahoma
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
University of Wyoming

Other Coaches

Head Baseball Coach
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Head Men's Baseball Coach
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Head Men's Golf Coach
Vanderbilt University