December 21, 2014 1:11 PM 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

Phone:

303-200-5050

Fax:

303-832-4738

Key Executives for The Sports Authority, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 56
Founder
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 39
Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Transformation & eCommerce
Age: 47
Executive Vice President of Store Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Sports Authority, Inc. Key Developments

Sports Authority Launches Bloom(TM) Yoga Apparel for Women

Sports Authority announced the launch of the yoga line Bloom, available exclusively at Sports Authority. The new collection was created specifically for women who enjoy being connected to the outdoors. Bloom pieces are consciously designed to conserve the Earth's beauty by utilizing fabrics blended with organic cotton, rayon made from bamboo or Repreve(R) yarn, a soft and comfortable fiber made from recycled materials. Bloom apparel combines features like moisture wicking and comfort stretch with a soft and gentle experience for the wearer. The Bloom line includes colorful tunic tanks, layering tanks, fitted tanks, fleece jackets, fleece cardigans, long-sleeved tees, long-sleeve dolmans, fitted tights, flared skirted pants, flare pants and straight capris, and the average price point ranges from $35 to $70 per piece.

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.

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