Academy Sports + Outdoors FAQ

Have questions about working at Academy Sports + Outdoors? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at Academy Sports + Outdoors.

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60 English questions out of 60

January 5, 2021

What is paid time off like at Academy Sports + Outdoors?

Pros

Great business with strong leadership managing through the Covid-19 pandemic

Cons

No work from home policy, reduced internal movement, less flexibility with PTO, the fun for "all" Moto seems to apply to a select few.

Advice to Management

9/80 Work schedules and/or specified work from home guidelines would be a huge plus. I've watched too many parents, mostly mother's, have to choose between their jobs or their families and it is extremely unjust given the current environment.

No work from home policy, reduced internal movement, less flexibility with PTO, the fun for "all" Moto seems to apply to a select few.

January 5, 2021

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April 19, 2021

Does Academy Sports + Outdoors offer dental insurance?

Pros

Laid back atmosphere, opportunities to move around within other departments, 401k, health and dental benefits.

Cons

Opportunities can sometimes be limited

Advice to Management

Be open to new ideas and change

Laid back atmosphere, opportunities to move around within other departments, 401k, health and dental benefits.

April 19, 2021

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September 26, 2019

Does Academy Sports + Outdoors offer family leave?

Pros

good benefits, career advancement available

Cons

heavy workload with no payroll, bad management depending on location, no work life balance

good benefits, career advancement available

September 26, 2019

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August 30, 2021

Does Academy Sports + Outdoors offer employee discounts?

Pros

Some benefits, employee discount, some co-workers.

Cons

Favoritism by managers, abusive managers/department leads.

Advice to Management

Realize that your employees are the ones working so you can earn a nice salary.

Some benefits, employee discount, some co

August 30, 2021

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July 26, 2021

Does Academy Sports + Outdoors offer life insurance?

Pros

A pro for Academy is the benefits the organization provides. They provide a 401K, life and health insurance, as well as college tuition reimbursement.

Cons

A con to the organization is the miscommunication from the office to the stores. Also another con is the technology the stores are provided with. When I left, stores and the office were still using Lotus Notes.

They provide a 401K, life and health insurance, as well as college tuition reimbursement.

July 26, 2021

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