Executive Search Process

CarrSports has an exemplary history of assisting clients in preparing for and conducting successful leadership searches. Led by Mike Thomas, Jeff Hathaway and an excellent team of Associates, CarrSports provides expert support specific to each clients’ needs.

Assessment & Strategy

  • Adopt priorities and timeline
  • Authorize and conduct Situation Analysis activity
  • Establish search process with Search Committee


Define Ideal Candidate

  • Use Situation Analysis data to define Ideal Candidate Profile
  • Identify desired outcomes from position during intended contract period


Recruit & Evaluate Candidates

  • Utilize secure Candidate Portal
    • Receive and manage candidate credentials
    • Review documents and rate candidates
  • Identify candidates who best fit the Ideal Candidate Profile
  • Communicate details of position requirements for review and response by each candidate
  • Ensure quality and diversity of candidate pool


Screen & Select

  • Select best candidates for initial discussion and rating, followed by interviews of semifinalists
  • Search Committee ratings identify group of finalists for on-campus interviews
  • Conduct appropriate background checks on all finalists


Negotiate &
Announce

  • Make offer of position and compensation
  • Sign Memorandum of Understanding for future contract
  • Prepare for press conference
  • Assist with contract negotiations and onboarding (optional)


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SERVICE LEVELS

CarrSports presents several search format and fee options. Each search is open to further adjustments to meet each client’s special requirements.

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of Intercollegiate Athletic Director experience.

Members of the CarrSports Team include former Division I Directors of Athletics, whose unmatched experiences, skills and knowledge as proven practitioners have enabled our clients’ well-informed decisions regarding appropriate solutions. Our ongoing commitment is to build on this legacy.

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