Athletic Director Interview Questions

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Question 1 of 25

Define a good coach.

Athletic Director Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    Define a good coach.

  2. 2.

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

  3. 3.

    What motivates you as an athletic director?

  4. 4.

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

  5. 5.

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

  6. 6.

    Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  7. 7.

    What type of experience do you have with hiring?

  8. 8.

    What experience do you have with fundraising?

  9. 9.

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

  10. 10.

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

  11. 11.

    Do you consider yourself a leader?

  12. 12.

    How do you like to be recognized for your accomplishments?

  13. 13.

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

  14. 14.

    How would you try to improve fan attendance?

  15. 15.

    When have you negotiated a deal?

  16. 16.

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

  17. 17.

    What makes a successful athletic event, in your opinion?

  18. 18.

    Tell me about your experience coordinating, and developing events.

  19. 19.

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

  20. 20.

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

  21. 21.

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

  22. 22.

    What do you like about your present job?

  23. 23.

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

  24. 24.

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

  25. 25.

    What is your current salary?