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Transforming the way your industry works

Executive Search Gets On the Ball In Sports Recruitment

Posted by in Jay Hussey, USA

Jay Hussey, CEO of our North American-facing business SRiCheyenne, recently sat down with Hunt Scanlon to discuss the sports recruitment sector. April 26, 2017 – For years, the majority of senior level search assignments emanated from traditional employers. Prominent among them: financial services and healthcare concerns, industrial and manufacturing companies, and consumer products giants. But as the search for talent expanded and grew more complex, institutions that at one time seemed insular moved to recruit more and more outsiders. Over the last decade, executive recruiters have pushed hard into every…read more

Major Sports Owners’ Growth Agenda Hinges On Hiring The Right People

Posted by in Steve Moser, USA

Growth was at the top of the agenda for many owners of professional sports teams at the recent Leaders conference in New York and, as SRi’s Steve Moser reports, that growth will only be achieved through hiring the right people. A panel at the recent Leaders conference in New York laid bare the challenges many professional sports teams around the world face when it comes to getting the right team in place to drive growth. One key challenged identified for Owners and General Managers alike was being able to keep…read more

When games are won and lost by inches, overlook sports dietitians at your peril

Posted by in Elite Performance, Steve Moser, USA

Despite the arms race of strength and conditioning in sports in recent years, many teams have yet to harness the power of a registered dietitian whose expertise can mean the difference between winning and losing. SRi’s US-based high-performance consultant Steve Moser spoke to one such elite sports dietitian to find out how big of a difference dietetics can make. Just a decade ago there were only 13 colleges in the US that employed full-time sports dietitians, and that number was then more than all of the professional sports in the…read more

Developing the high performance sports model in the USA

Posted by in Canada, Elite Performance, Steve Moser, USA

As US pro and collegiate sport continues to go from strength to strength, there are some fascinating developments happening behind the scenes. Steve Moser, SRi’s High Performance Consultant for North America, takes a closer look. For many years, sport in the USA has adopted an insular approach when developing patterns of coaching, fitness, nutrition and commercial structure. It has been for good reason, too. The big five sports leagues – football, baseball, basketball, hockey and, more recently, soccer – have led the world in developing professionalism and sophisticated commercial operations….read more