Katy Young Staudt, Ventura Partners

Coach Brendan Suhr is joined by Katy Young Staudt of Ventura Partners. Over the past decade and a half, Katy has established herself as one of the most trusted and influential search consultants in the sports and entertainment worlds. Prior to Ventura Partners, her search experience included time with two well-known firms, Witt/Kieffer and Eastman & Beaudine. She has conducted numerous searches for Division I head coaches and directors of athletics and has worked closely with clients across professional sports properties including MLB, NBA, NHL, PGA TOUR, USTA, and more.

She was named a “Rising Star” in the Sports Industry by Partnership Activation Magazine and “30 under 30” in Sports by Sports Launch Magazine. Katy regularly speaks at the LEAD1 Athletic Directors Institute, NACDA, Women Leaders in College Sports, Learfield Minority Academy, the Coaches “Think Tank”, the Collegiate Coaching Consortium, and Athletic Director University, among many others.

In this episode, Katy discusses her career as a Search Consultant and the role of a search firm during a hiring process. She takes you inside the process of conducting a successful search, the qualities she looks for in potential coaching candidates, questions and situations all coaches should prepare for before participating in interviews for coaching positions as well as general advice and tips she would offer coaches as they look to advance within the profession.

All that and more on Episode 159 of the Coaching U Podcast with Coach Brendan Suhr!

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