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Institutional Growth And Culture With Georgia State’s Charlie Cobb

Guest Charlie Cobb, Georgia State
20:47 min watch


Georgia State Director of Athletics Charlie Cobb chats with AthleticDirectorU’s Tai M. Brown to discuss being unique in a large market, instilling a team philosophy, the challenges he has faced at Georgia State and much more.

The conversation is indexed below for efficient viewing (click the time stamp to jump to a specific question/topic).

  • - What is Georgia State's unique value proposition and how do you go about educating new individuals about that unique value proposition?
  • - How do you lean into the cultural aspect of being in Atlanta?
  • - What is the legacy of GSU's first football coach Bill Curry?
  • - What was the challenge facing you when starting at Georgia State with such a new football program?
  • - What values that you learned from football are most applicable today?
  • - How do you work to instill a team philosophy and accountability for your staff?
  • - How do you assist new staff or coaches to acclimate with the culture you have fostered in the athletic department?
  • - You mentioned that you want to write a book about the people you would want your children to meet. Who are one or two of those people and why?