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Sports Authority Reviews

Updated October 4, 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. "Great Place for a studen"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sports Authority part-time

    Pros

    flexible to your schedule, employee day (at cost)!

    Cons

    not much room for advancement


  2. "Visual 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

    Lots of opportunity for advancement.

    Cons

    Advancing career path can take a long time.

  3. "Good part time job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Clearwater, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Clearwater, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    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.


  4. "Tech Services"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sports Authority part-time

    Pros

    I had incredible in store management throughout my time at Sports Authority. Still keep in touch with them today.

    Cons

    Terrible upper level management. Didn't listen to the store level very much, which created a disconnect between consumer and store.

    Advice to Management

    Better financial decisions


  5. "Okay Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sports Authority part-time

    Pros

    Great management team and work environment.

    Cons

    Did not get the best hours.


  6. "Good connections, bad benefits"

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

    Pros

    They really did everything to accommodate everyone's schedules, while also providing reasonable treatment of employees.

    Cons

    Well the company went bankrupt and as a result closed many stores, severely diminishing the amount of jobs available.


  7. "Sales Manager- Sports Authority"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sports Authority full-time

    Pros

    Fun, fast pace environment with a great culture at the Irvine Spectrum location

    Cons

    Pay was minimal and minimal parking spots at the spectrum

  8. "Technician"

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

    I worked at Sports Authority full-time

    Pros

    The company and benefits were good.

    Cons

    The hourly rate was low, even for a starting technician.

    Advice to Management

    Work harder to get fair pay for employees


  9. "Out of service"

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

    Pros

    The hours were pretty sweet

    Cons

    It closed and you cannot work anymore

    Advice to Management

    Don't close


  10. "Graphic Designer"

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    Current Employee - Designer
    Current Employee - Designer
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sports Authority full-time

    Pros

    Amazing people to work alongside daily.

    Cons

    Transparency was lacking, overworked employees


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