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Wisconsin Director of Athletics

Badger pride on and off the field

Lead a winning athletics program at a world-class university

The Opportunity

Join one of the nation's most successful Division I athletics programs at a world-class university. UW–Madison invites applicants to lead a department with a sustained legacy of success on the field and in the classroom. The highly respected Wisconsin Athletics program enjoys an excellent reputation as a result of unprecedented levels of student-athlete support and resources.

ProspectusRead the Announcement

Tell 'em you're a Badger


The Director of Athletics enjoys a collegial and supportive climate, working closely with senior-level campus administrators, including Chancellor Rebecca Blank.

UW Administration Athletic Board

Badgers by the Numbers

$130 M Annual operating budget of UW Athletics

100% Post-graduate career placement for 2018–20

$610M UW Athletics' economic impact on the state of Wisconsin

107 NCAA & Conference Championships

Why Wisconsin


Leading the way among Big Ten schools, UW Athletics' holistic wellness program helps Badger student-athletes reach their full potential. A strategic and personalized approach supports students in all aspects of their lives, from the classroom to the playing field, and beyond.



The UW boasts a comprehensive set of practice, prep, and training spaces for all 23 sports, along with some of the most celebrated stadiums and arenas in the NCAA.

A Beautiful Campus in a Vibrant City

Big Ten Conference

The Big Ten is home to a lineage of legendary names and has a tradition of developing strong leaders. Big Ten schools have averaged seven national championships yearly over the last 26 seasons. It leads all conferences with more than 1,800 Academic All-Americans, 6.4 million alumni, and 580,000 current students.

Big Ten Conference

The Application Process

Contact Adam Kindschy, Special Assistant, Office of the Chancellor, with your questions about this opportunity.


Wisconsin Badgers In Depth

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW–Madison.

Institutional Statement on Diversity