Power of Positive: Insights On College Athletics From Glenn Sugiyama

Nov 26, 2019

PCA recently hosted Glenn Sugiyama, a PCA Advisory Board Member and Managing Partner and Global Sports Practice Leader for DHR International, primarily focused on executive searches in college athletics and professional sports.

On PCA’s new Power of Positive podcast, powered by Tipevo PCA connects with athletes, coaches, and business leaders within the PCA community to discuss topics in youth and high school sports, leadership development, culture and of course...the Power of Positive!

This Power of Positive Podcast interview features Glenn Sugiyama, a college football headhunter who serves on PCA's National Advisory Board. Glenn speaks with PCA about lessons learned from Leo Burnett Ad agency and how he uses them in current job.

Jason Sacks, Executive Vice President of Business Development and Philanthropy for PCA, speaks with Glenn about the executive search world of college and professional athletics. Forbes referred to Glenn as one of the most influential individuals in college athletics, and Glenn shared some of his thoughts about:

  • Culture change within athletic departments when making new hires
  • What he looks for in individuals when he is hiring coaches, athletic directors
  • The importance of diversity in hiring practices
  • The changing landscape of college athletics and what that means for youth and high school sports.

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To listen to the Podcast, visit PCA's website.