Academy Sports + Outdoors Overview

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  • www.academy.com
  • Katy, TX
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1938
  • Company - Public
  • Sporting Goods Stores
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

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Academy is near the head of the class among sporting goods retailers. It's one of the leading full-line sporting goods chains in the US with more than 135 Academy Sports + Outdoors stores in Texas and about 10 other southeastern states. Academy's low-frills stores carry clothing ...

Academy Sports + Outdoors Reviews

3.4
55%
Recommend to a Friend
60%
Approve of CEO
JK Symancyk
JK Symancyk
802 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Great Environment"

Jul 3, 2022 - Retail Sales Associate
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Management style, Pay scale, Flexibility

Cons

Credit Card Application based performance
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Diversity & Inclusion at Academy Sports + Outdoors

3.6
(819 Reviews)

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Academy Sports + Outdoors Interviews

Experience
Positive68%
Negative10%
Neutral21%
Getting an Interview
Applied online82%
In Person8%
Employee Referral5%
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  1. Retail Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Costa Rica
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    They kept talking about being a family and said that they didn’t want anyone to come in and disrupt their family. I had managerial training but did not want a management position. I told them twice that I just wanted an entry level job and not management. They told me they weren’t interested because they anticipated me wanting to be promoted quickly.
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Academy Sports + Outdoors Awards & Accolades

  • America's Largest Private CompaniesForbes2009
  • America's Largest Private CompaniesForbes2008

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

...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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