Athletic Director Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Athletic Director interview, here are 25 interview questions and answer examples.

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What motivates you as an athletic director?

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List of 25 Athletic Director Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What motivates you as an athletic director?

  2. 2.

    What brings you the most joy, as an athletic director?

  3. 3.

    Being an athletic director requires a flexible schedule. Are you able to meet these requirements?

  4. 4.

    Describe your ideal athletic coach, and what types of coaches you would like to see in our program.

  5. 5.

    What do you envision for our athletic program, if you were hired?

  6. 6.

    What experience do you have with fundraising?

  7. 7.

    Give me a time when you had to set an important goal in the past and tell me about your success reaching it.

  8. 8.

    Do you consider yourself a leader?

  9. 9.

    What makes a successful athletic event, in your opinion?

  10. 10.

    What do you like about your present job?

  11. 11.

    If a coach was loved by the students, but under-performing on the field, what would you do?

  12. 12.

    Tell me about your experience coordinating, and developing events.

  13. 13.

    Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  14. 14.

    What major challenges and problems did you face at your last position?

  15. 15.

    How do you decide what gets top priority when scheduling your time?

  16. 16.

    As an athletic director, what do you believe is your best asset?

  17. 17.

    How do you like to be recognized for your accomplishments?

  18. 18.

    Describe your passion for sports, and how that passion will translate into this position.

  19. 19.

    What role do you believe athletics play in a students development?

  20. 20.

    Have you had to fire a coach before? How was that process?

  21. 21.

    What type of experience do you have with hiring?

  22. 22.

    When have you negotiated a deal?

  23. 23.

    Define a good coach.

  24. 24.

    How would you try to improve fan attendance?

  25. 25.

    What is your current salary?