Travis Smith sits down with athletic director Ross Bjork to talk about Texas A&M University and the importance of being knowledgeable about all facets of the institution and state legislature.
(Sorry about the background noise as this was recorded in-between sessions at the NACDA conference over the summer.)
How did your division 2 experience as a football student athlete shape your path to becoming an athletic director?
You’ve worked at different size schools throughout your career. Is it just different to the outsider with the work you do as an athletic director?
What creates a positive and trustworthy relationship with a president or chancellor?
What is the expectation and responsibility of the athletic director sitting on the president’s cabinet?