AD Tanney on Evaluating Head Coaches

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In today’s 1.Q, Western Illinois AD Matt Tanney covers the balance of decision-making within his athletic department, the structure of head coach reviews, and the importance of student-athlete feedback.

Matt Tanney | Director of Athletics | Western Illinois University

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Past Episodes:
David Harris | Director of Athletics | University of Northern Iowa

Boo Corrigan | Director of Athletics | United States Military Academy

Terry Mohajir| Director of Athletics | Arkansas State University (Part 2)

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