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Hiring First-Time Head Coaches in College Athletics

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

College athletic directors are charged with finding new and innovative head coaches when new positions open up for various sports. How does an AD know when a first-time coach will succeed? In this video, Katy Young of Witt/Kieffer's Sports Leadership practice sits down with Rick Hart, Director of Athletics at Southern Methodist University, and Ed McLaughlin, Director of Athletics at Virginia Commonwealth University, to discuss the process of interviewing, hiring and onboarding a first-time head coach. The video is part of the Athletic Director U education series.

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