A Dying Trend or a Viable Option: Dual-Role Athletic Department Employees


  • Lawrence Brady State University of New York College at Cortland
  • Tracy Trachsler Cazenovia College




dual role, coaching, athletic administration


As athletic departments at the college/university level are trying to creatively balance the financial demands of supporting athletic programs with employee satisfaction and departmental needs, the topic of the dual-role employee tends to appear in conversation. The question remains, with all of the demands, in both administration and coaching, is it possible for a single person to successfully accomplish the job obligations in both areas?

Author Biographies

  • Lawrence Brady, State University of New York College at Cortland
    Instructor & Internship Coordinator - Sport Management Department
  • Tracy Trachsler, Cazenovia College

    Business Division - Sport Management Program

    Program Director / Assistant Professor


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How to Cite

Brady, L., & Trachsler, T. (2017). A Dying Trend or a Viable Option: Dual-Role Athletic Department Employees. Journal of Amateur Sport, 3(2), 109-116. https://doi.org/10.17161/jas.v3i2.6455