Academy Sports & Outdoors
3.0 of 5 350 reviews
www.academy.com Katy, TX 5000+ Employees

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Before they sold the company, was a great job.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsOk discount. If you like outdoors stuff it's great. Learn alot. Meet some very interesting people from all walks of life.

ConsManagers have had to get really strict with policy because of the takeover. Things have really changed

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't play favorites and be a little more compassionate.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Absurdly high stress environment for the money made.

    Apparel Sales Associate (Former Employee)
    San Antonio, TX

    I worked at Academy Sports & Outdoors part-time for less than a year


    Pros: Discount, clean work environment, hour long breaks Cons: I was warned time and time again by my friends not to work at Academy as most already had. In desperate need of a summer… Advice to Senior Management: Realize that being an associate isn't everyone's dream job, ease… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Less stressful elsewhere

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Academy Sports & Outdoors part-time for less than a year


    Pros: 20% discount, hour long break, some of the associates were… Cons: The point system is ridiculous and unforgiving. Even if you show up with a doctors note you still get points. If a person is legitimately… Advice to Senior Management: Get rid of the point system or at least change it so that people with legit absences (sick, death in the family, etc.) aren't penalized… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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