Sports Authority
2.5 of 5 516 reviews
www.sportsauthority.com Englewood, CO 5000+ Employees

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Overall, satisfied with Sports Authority

Store Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at Sports Authority

ProsDecent benefits
Good customer base
Working with sporting goods
Good pay

ConsCommunication issues
Lack of resources for store level mgrs. (Payroll)
Poor real estate decisions
Keeping incopentant people in positions that need competance.

Advice to Senior ManagementFind a way to enforce / track job performance of various field staff.
Get the right people in the right positions like you said you were going to earlier in the year. Not just change the title of the person.
Give stores the resources to do their OWN marketing.
Payroll, payroll, payroll. You want satisfied customers? You want to be a leader in tech services? Give stores the resources to make it happen

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Love the industry, not so much this employer

Operations Manager (Former Employee)

I worked at Sports Authority


Pros: Some hard working associates that were fun to work with. Really love the sporting… Cons: Where to begin, associates and managers treated extremely poorly by upper management. Communication and job feedback completely non existant from upper management. Promotions based on… Advice to Senior Management: Hold everyone accountable, even executives. Create an actual training program rather than throwing… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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One of the most Negative Company's i have ever worked for !!! its a Shame.

Apparel Merchandiser/Lead (Current Employee)

I have been working at Sports Authority


Pros: Working with some great people,but sadly are not appreciated. Sporting Products… Cons: Store Manager runs a dictatorship, treats all other employees like they are in 3rd Grade. No communication between management and staff,Shocking recruitment skills, ridiculous deadlines,poor… Advice to Senior Management: Please Please Please Stop !!! start again clear out all the poor management and the pomp-as Directors. you need to focus on staff retention… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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