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

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.

Dr. Brad Bates

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 and previously at the University of Miami (OH). 

Drew Turner

Drew Turner

Vice President

Drew Turner joined CSA in 2019 after serving within the senior management and development teams at Old Dominion University, and previously held athletics fundraising positions at Duke and South Carolina.

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Jenna McLaughlin

Jenna McLaughlin

Vice President, Competitive Excellence and Brand Enhancement

Jenna joined CSA in 2021 after serving as the Chief of Staff at NC State. She brings over a decade of campus experience as an administrator and coach at NC State, Army West Point, Sacred Heart, and NYU. 

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Craig Littlepage

Craig Littlepage

Senior Advisor

Veteran Administrator and Men’s Basketball Coach, serving most recently as Director of Athletics at Virginia until 2017. Before a 27-year career in administration, Littlepage served as an assistant coach at Virginia and as Head Coach at Penn and Rutgers. 

Clay Pfeifler

Clay Pfeifler

Director of Operations

Clay Pfeifler joined CSA in 2018 after a year within UNC Athletics’ administrative team, and leads CSA’s research and analytics efforts. He holds an M.A. through UNC’s SpAd program and an MBA from Florida State University.

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Partner Consultants

Dr. Erianne Weight, Research – Co-Director of the Center for Research in Intercollegiate Athletics (CRIA), Professor and Program Director for the Sport Administration Graduate Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Jim Miller, Consulting – 30 year industry veteran in coaching and administration of Division I collegiate athletics programs, currently as Interim Director of Athletics at VMI and previously as Director of Athletics at the University of Richmond. 

Tyrone Willingham, Football – Highly accomplished coaching veteran of three decades with stops as Head Coach at Stanford, Notre Dame, and Washington. 

Mac Hart, Consulting – Industry veteran of more than three decades, serving in executive leadership, business, and compliance roles at Idaho State, Utah, Providence, and UConn, among others. Most recently, Hart served as Senior Associate AD/CFO at East Tennessee State.  

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With over thirty years of experience in intercollegiate athletics, CSA delivers a unique level of service that effectively meets the needs of the nation’s leading universities and conferences.

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