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Sports Authority Reviews

Updated December 11, 2018
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  • "The upper management were brainless and ran the business into the ground" (in 69 reviews)

  • "Work/life balance is a challenge, but this is common in most of retail" (in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Sad to see them go"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sports Authority part-time

    Pros

    Nice people to work with

    Cons

    Shortage of offered hours sometimes


  2. "Warehouse Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sports Authority full-time

    Pros

    Great Team, Lots of hours

    Cons

    None I enjoyed mostly everything

  3. "Visual Merchandiser"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sports Authority full-time

    Pros

    Great people! Learned a lot.

    Cons

    Went bankrupt so no longer any opportunity


  4. "Fitness lead"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sports Authority part-time

    Pros

    The job is flexiable with hours

    Cons

    the pay is not the best

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  5. "Customer service lead"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great communication with employees and health work environment

    Cons

    Some of the management


  6. "sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    discounts was good and most employees are good people

    Cons

    pay, management, products in stock


  7. "Golf"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sports Authority full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The company is Out of business

    Cons

    Retail nightmare, lost sight of customer

    Advice to Management

    Better luck in your next adventures

  8. "Typical Retail Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sports Authority full-time

    Pros

    You learn to do just about everything, because everything is asked of you.

    Cons

    At my particular store, the employees are pitted against each other, and the amount of pressure to reach particular numbers makes it a cut throat environment.

    Advice to Management

    be nicer.


  9. "associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sports Authority part-time

    Pros

    friends and family discount real good

    Cons

    low pay and bad hours


  10. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sports Authority part-time

    Pros

    Good work/life balance. Good for students

    Cons

    I have No cons at the moment