April 20, 2014 3:22 AM ET

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Company Overview of The Sports Authority, Inc.

Company Overview

The Sports Authority, Inc. operates sporting goods stores in the United States. The company provides treadmills and treadmill accessories, ellipticals and steppers, exercise bikes and rowers, home gyms and weight benches, heart rate monitors and pedometers, weight training equipment, boxing equipment, running gear and running apparel, MMA gear and equipment, fitness accessories, sports medicine supplies, trampolines, and strength and resistance training products. It also offers men, women, kids, yoga, fishing, and hunting apparel; surf wear and swim wear, socks, hats, and gloves and mittens; shoes, cleats, and replacement cleats and spikes; and accessories, such as backpacks and duffels, sun...

1050 West Hampden Avenue

Englewood, CO 80110

United States

Founded in 1928

7,436 Employees





Key Executives for The Sports Authority, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 55
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 38
Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Transformation & eCommerce
Age: 46
Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

The Sports Authority, Inc. Key Developments

Sports Authority Appoints Jeremy J. Aguilar as Chief Financial Officer

Sports Authority announced that Jeremy J. Aguilar has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer, effective February 3, 2014. He joins Sports Authority from h.h.gregg where he has worked since 2005 and has been the Chief Financial Officer since 2009. Aguilar served in several roles at h.h.gregg, including Interim Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Controller and Director of Financial Reporting. He was involved in h.h.gregg's Initial Public Offering as its controller in 2008. As their CFO, he led a secondary stock offering and had ongoing involvement with equity analysts. Earlier in his career, Aguilar worked at KPMG LLP.

Sports Authority, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Jeremy Aguilar will join Sports Authority, Inc. as its CFO. Aguilar comes to the post from HHGregg Inc., where he has been CFO. He departs from HHGregg after being there since 2009. Hendrickson wants to retire to spend more time with his family.

The Sports Authority, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

The Sports Authority, Inc. announced it has named Stephen Binkley as Chief Merchandising Officer. Additionally, Greg Waters, formerly Executive Vice President, Chief Merchant and Chief Marketing Officer for the company has decided to depart to pursue personal interests after 24 years with Sports Authority. During his time with the company, Mr. Waters held several leadership roles, including Executive Vice President, Marketing and Merchandising, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Store Operations. In his new role, Mr. Binkley will be responsible for managing merchandising and private brands for Sports Authority. Mr. Binkley previously held the position of Senior Vice President of Merchandising and Softlines. He possesses more than 25 years of retail, apparel, sportswear, footwear and hard goods experience. Prior to the position of Senior Vice President of Merchandising, he held positions as Senior Vice President, Misses Sportswear at Kohl's, and Vice President, Home Store at Macy's. Mr. Binkley, along with Chief Marketing Officer, Paul M. Okimoto, will now report directly to Chief Executive Officer Michael Foss.

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