Kent State AD Randale Richmond

Randale Richmond is about to start his second year leading the Golden Flashes of Kent State University. This episode begins with the detailed story about how he researched the job and prepared for the interview. We talk about whether one year in if the job is what he expected it to be like. The conversation turns to cover topics like the Transfer Portal and how athletic directors will evaluate coaches with the increase in transfer activity. Richmond, who came up through the compliance ranks, shares his thoughts about the Transformation Committee and overall direction in governing college athletics. Richmond wraps up the conversation by previewing the 2022-2023 academic year in a way that new or future athletic directors will find useful in making the jump from year one to year two.

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