Pittsburgh AD Barnes Talks Moving Up the Ladder

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In today’s 1.Q, Pittsburgh Athletic Director, Scott Barnes, takes us through his career journey and gives advice to aspiring ADs and those looking to move up the ladder in college sports.

Scott Barnes | Director of Athletics | University of Pittsburgh

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Past Episodes:

Mark Benson | Director of Athletics | University at Albany

Scott Lazenby | Director of Athletics | Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

Bill Chaves | Director of Athletics | Eastern Washington University (Part 2)


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