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Englewood, CO
10000+ employees
1928
Company - Private
Retail
Unknown / Non-Applicable
DICK'S Sporting Goods, Target, Academy Sports + Outdoors
Sports Authority offers an exciting workplace environment for competitive, talented individuals who are passionate about sports. As a valued team member, you’ll receive first-rate training and advancement opportunities that will enable you to succeed in your role and ... Read more

Mission: Mission: Deliver the good of sport to enhance people’s lives

Vision: Be the sporting goods authority empowering play for all

Sports Authority Reviews

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Sports Authority Chief Executive Officer Michael E. Foss
Michael E. Foss
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  • "Good part time job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Clearwater, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Clearwater, FL
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    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sports Authority part-time

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, decent employee discounts.

    Cons

    None I can think of. It was a summer job.

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Sports Authority Photos

Sports Authority photo of: All of our team members are talented, competitive, and driven to provide the best service to our customers. Working together, we are driven to deliver the good of sport to enhance people's lives.
Sports Authority photo of: We believe that when we engage with causes we’re passionate about, we better ourselves and our communities.
Sports Authority photo of: We believe in the power of play to help make us happy, healthy and more productive.
Sports Authority photo of: We believe in celebrating wins, overcoming challenges and constantly pushing ourselves and each other to be our best.
Sports Authority photo of: We believe that, like any great team, working together is the best way to win the game.
Sports Authority photo of: We believe that by supporting the individual growth and potential of every team member, we can spark innovation and change the way the game is played.
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Sports Authority Interviews

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    Sales Associate Interview

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Sports Authority.

    Interview

    Very laid back. Asked some easy questions about experiences that would be relevant to the job such as working as a team and stepping out of my comfort zone. Was offered a job on the spot.

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Company Updates

  • We've got gear, yes we do! We've got gear, how about you?! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIISL

    Broncos Super Bowl Champions Shirts Being Printed

    DENVER (CBS4) - Shirts with the Denver Broncos as Super Bowl 50 champions were being printed during the fourth quarter on Sunday night. CBS4 was there for the first printing at KSE in Denver. A Super Bowl victory became apparent when CJ Anderson scored a touchdown with three minutes left in the fourth quarter.

  • Not only is the Super Bowl is one of the most watched sporting events annually, but the game greatly impacts many in the retail industry, "We have people coming in waiting for our truck to see what we have in our boxes to see what new apparel we have," said Sports Authority manager, Athena Fouts. Read more on the impact here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vII8x

    There's still time to get Broncos Gear

    It's now officially Super Bowl week so there's only so much time for to get last minute shopping done for Broncos' gear. "We have a spirit day at work and today is Manning Monday, tail-gate Tuesday, Wednesday is our throwback day, Thursday is all about defense. That's why I bought the Von Miller jersey."

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Sports Authority Awards & Accolades

  • America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
  • America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008

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