Throughout his long career as Kansas State football coach, Bill Snyder has witnessed the job description of an athletic director change a great deal. Universities used to look to former athletes and coaches to run their athletic departments. Some still do, but lately it seems like a background in business can trump a background in sports. “College athletics, particularly football, has become such a high-dollar part of our educational system that the need for a CEO, a business-oriented individual, is so much greater now,” Snyder said this week at a news conference. “We find fewer and fewer and fewer athletic directors who have actually gone through the process of athletics and who played.” – KELLIS ROBINETT, kansas.com – Read More
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