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The Path To The Chair With Toledo’s Bryan Blair

Toledo AD Bryan Blair sits down with AthleticDirectorU to discuss his path to becoming an AD, his preparation for the chair, alignment of his core values with UT, developing relationships with the department and his president and more.

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Life In Leadership With Elon’s Dave Blank

Elon AD Dave Blank sits down with AthleticDirectorU to discuss key career inflection points and professional development, the leadership lessons he strives to pass along to his coaches and staff, helping young coaches and administrators understand balance and much more.

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Leadership Through Institutional Pushback With Eastern Washington’s Lynn Hickey

Eastern Washington University AD Lynn Hickey joins AthleticDirectorU at the 2022 NACDA Convention to discuss her journey at Eastern Washington through the Athletics Review process, building the department back after getting their budget back, Hickey's core values and much more.

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Communicating The Vision Of A New Facility With San Diego State’s John David Wicker

San Diego State AD John David Wicker sits down with AthleticDirectorU to discuss the new SnapDragon Stadium, marketing segmentation strategies, the impact the facility is already having for the Aztecs, the community's connection with the stadium and more.

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Reflections On Leadership: Peter Roby

Former Northeastern AD and Dartmouth Interim AD Peter Roby joins AthleticDirectorU to dive into understanding and communicating the value of college athletics to the academic mission of the institution, his experiences at Dartmouth and serving on the Knight Commission and more.

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Protecting Your Student Athletes: Live From The Inaugural NIL Summit

A panel of the industry's top-legal minds who have helped shape the rules of NIL during its first year of existence will give administrators key insights into guidance in protecting the best interests of student-athletes in their care.

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The (Re)Evolution Of Multimedia Rights With Playfly Sports’ Michael Schreiber & Craig Sloan

Playfly Sports Founder & CEO Michael Schreiber and COO Craig Sloan join ADU to discuss the growth of Playfly in the multimedia rights space, the role of multimedia rights holders in NIL, growing during the COVID era, their unique value proposition and more.

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Navigating The Complexities Of NIL With Ohio State’s Gene Smith

Ohio State AD Gene Smith joins Advance Managing Partners Luke Fedlam & Courtney Altemus to dive into the challenges NIL has brought to college athletics, Smith's concerns about NIL, NCAA enforcement's ability to quickly respond to possible violations, NIL collectives and more.

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Building Relationships As A Sport Supervisor With Long Beach State’s Andy Fee

Long Beach State AD Andy Fee joins with ADU to dig in on the sport supervisor relationship, how he empowers his sport administrators to be successful, how those individuals are involved in key decision-making processes and the communication between coach, administrator and AD.

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The State Of The Student-Athlete Journey With Game Plan’s McCaffrey And Wessell

Game Plan Founder and CEO Vin McCaffrey and Chairman of the Board Max Wessell sit down with AthleticDirectorU to discuss the student-athlete journey, the growth of Game Plan and its acquisitions, fostering culture and growth, the company's roadmap and more.

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Institutional Alignment and Campus Communications with New Mexico’s Nuñez

New Mexico Vice President and Director of Athletics Eddie Nuñez sits down with AthleticDirectorU to dig into alignment with campus, details of executive cabinet meetings, being the front porch of the university and much more.

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Women & Leadership: Evolving Industry Opportunities and Challenges with Texas’ Chris Plonsky

Texas Chief of Staff & Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director Chris Plonsky joins ADU's Steph Garcia Cichosz to discuss how she navigated her career, building resilience and confidence, pushing for needed change and more.