Meet the Team

Let Our Experience Work for You

Our network of Associates is broad and includes current and former Division I Athletics Directors and other senior university and conference officials, including Commissioners, Presidents, Faculty Athletics Representatives, Coaches, and Associate Athletics Directors. Other associates may be drawn from industries that serve our distinct needs in intercollegiate athletics.

CSA Founder and President, Todd Turner, has over thirty years of experience in intercollegiate athletics, twenty-one of which were as the Athletics Director at four major Division I FBS/BCS institutions. By coupling Mr. Turner’s experience and thriving personal relationships throughout higher education with exceptional professional consulting and search services, Collegiate Sports Associates delivers a unique level of service that effectively meets the needs of the nation’s leading universities and conferences.

Todd Turner

CSA Founder & President

Todd Turner has served the intercollegiate sports world for over 30 years as an administrator, teacher, and mentor to students, coaches, and colleagues.
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    Jim Miller

    Senior Associate

    Jim Miller has enjoyed a very successful 30 year career in coaching and administration of Division I collegiate athletics programs.
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      Dave Odom

      Senior Consultant – Basketball

      Dave Odom has served the college basketball world for over 35 years. As a coach he earned over 400 wins, 3 NIT titles and 15 NCAA Tournament appearances.
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        Dr. Erianne Weight

        Research Consultant

        Erianne Weight is the Director of the Center for Research in Intercollegiate Athletics and an Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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          Dr. Brad Bates

          Vice President, Consulting

          Dr. Bradley J. Bates is an experienced and respected leader in collegiate athletics, most recently serving as the Director of Athletics at Boston College.
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            Special Project Consultants

            Carrie Groth – Former Director of Athletics, Nevada
            Peter “Mac” Hart – East Tennessee State University
            Jim Livengood – Former Director of Athletics, University of Las Vegas & Arizona
            Marie Tuite – San Jose State University
            Tyrone Willingham – Former Head Football Coach, Washington, Notre Dame & Stanford