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Sports Authority Reviews

Updated August 21, 2017
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Sports Authority Chief Executive Officer Michael E. Foss
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  • Some of upper management not easy to work with (in 64 reviews)

  • Work/life balance is a challenge, but this is common in most of retail (in 24 reviews)

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  1. "Life at Sports"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good work environment and great discount.

    Cons

    work weekends and most days are late.


  2. "Income Review for Team Lead Position"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sports Authority full-time

    Pros

    Some of the store employees I worked with were fantastic.

    Cons

    District reps set extremely high expectations and standards for sales

  3. "Stocker"

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

    Pros

    Great coworkers and consistent hours

    Cons

    Repetitive and simple tasks made for a low challenge work environment.


  4. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sports Authority full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good employees, sold good merchandise

    Cons

    Some of upper management not easy to work with


  5. "Boys club"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sports Authority part-time

    Pros

    Autonomy was nice for merchandising

    Cons

    Lots of drama and negativity by people who could've spent their free time working


  6. "Merchandise Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sports Authority full-time

    Pros

    Loved the store layout, great brand name products.

    Cons

    Corporate was focused on the wrong areas, looking to sell warranties and points memberships

    Advice to Management

    Their methods didn't work since they are out of business.


  7. "Human Resrouces Information Systems Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - HRIS Coordinator in Englewood, CO
    Former Employee - HRIS Coordinator in Englewood, CO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sports Authority full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, good experience, amazing co workers, wonderful benefits

    Cons

    A lot of work which ends up in a lot of overtime

  8. "Customer Service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sports Authority part-time

    Pros

    Good discounts and great locations

    Cons

    Lots of tasks to do. It can get hectic

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  9. "Operations Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sports Authority full-time

    Pros

    not much of a time commitment

    Cons

    same as any retail job


  10. "Senior Sales Authority"

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    Former Employee - Senior Sales Authority, Customer Service Team Lead in Englewood, CO
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Authority, Customer Service Team Lead in Englewood, CO

    I worked at Sports Authority (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good job while in college

    Cons

    There are not many advancement opportunities


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