Getting Hired In College Sports

Be Prepared For All 10 Steps of The Job Search Process

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In Getting Hired In College Sports you will discover:

  • The types of jobs that exist in college sports
  • How to Identify the strengths you bring to an employer
  • The techniques for creating an outstanding resume
  • Writing a cover letter the really sells you
  • Who to use as a reference (and who not to use)
  • Creating a powerful sales pitch
  • The five types of interview questions and how to answer them
  • Interview strategies that work
  • How to properly follow-up after the interview in order to influence the decision of the hiring manager
  • Plus much more!


“Howard has great experience as an Athletic Director and his book is an outstanding resource for people seeking jobs in college sports ”
-Dr. Milton Richards
Senior Director of Athletics and Recreation
Simon Fraser University

“This book is fantastic – it is very practical for people who want to get into (or advance) in the sports industry.”
-Greg McDermott
Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Creighton University

“I have recommended this book to many aspiring sports administrators. A must read for anyone whom has a goal of working in athletic administration”
-Bill Fusco
Director of Athletics
Sonoma State University

“Your book and your jobs blog are great! I used the book to prepare for a job that was listed on your blog and got it!! Now we are doing well and employed, thanks for all you do Dr. G.”
-Sara Jones
Aquatics Manager
University of Washington


About The Author:

Dr. Howard Gauthier is an Associate Professor in the Sport Science and Physical Education Department at Idaho State University. His academic training is in sport management, marketing, and finance. Dr. Gauthier coordinates the ISU Sports Science graduate program on the Meridian campus and teaches graduate courses in Management of Athletics, Philosophy of Athletics, Sports Marketing, Leadership and Administration, Sports Finance, and Athletics and the Law. His research interests include career development in sport, execution and success, and issues in men’s basketball.

Dr. Gauthier has over 25 years of experience in college athletics as both an athletic director and a men’s basketball coach. He was the head men’s basketball coach at both Eastern Oregon University and at Wartburg College, and an assistant coach at Southern Illinois University. His athletic administrative experience includes positions as an athletic director at the NCAA Division I level at Idaho State University, at the NCAA Division II level, and at, the NAIA level.

He also serves as the President of Sports Careers Institute, and has published in varioius professional journals. Most recently he has published the career development book
Getting Hired in College Sports.



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