In this episode of From the Chair, host Mike Hamilton speaks with Mark Coyle, Director of Athletics at University of Minnesota. Coyle discusses how his experiences working in multiple FBS conferences helped shape his style and leadership philosophy. Having hired three football coaches to three different institutions in a span of six years, Coyle relays a healthy understanding of the uniqueness of every search process. The conversation also delves into the transition from Deputy AD to taking on the responsibility as the Director of Athletics.
From the Chair is hosted by Mike Hamilton, former Director of Athletics at Tennessee. In this podcast, Hamilton will have intimate conversations with sitting AD’s on their backgrounds, leadership philosophies, and contemporaneous issues in college athletics.