Industry Links

 

The following links are to web sites that we feel would be of interest to our subscribers. All of the listed sites have industry, business or financial information. If you're looking for Shockwave-laden consumer sites, look elsewhere!

SPORTING GOODS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

www.sgma.comSGMA - Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association. The trade association of U.S. sporting goods manufacturers.
www.nsga.comNSGA - National Sporting Goods Association. The trade association of U.S. sporting goods retailers.
www.snowlink.comSIA - Snowsports Industries America. The trade association of U.S. ski and snowboard manufacturers.
www.wfsgi.orgWFSGI - World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry.
  
BUSINESS INFORMATION AND RESEARCH
www.edmpublications.comBusiness newsletters on the European sporting goods and outdoor market + non-athletic footwear and eyewear. Market research on European countries and the BRICS for sporting goods, golf and outdoor products.
www.leisuretrends.comLeisure Trends Group. The Leisure Trends Group is a full-service research and consulting company specializing in leisure, sports, hospitality, entertainment, guest experience measurement and retail tracking research.
www.npd.comNPD Group. Market share reports based on cash register tracking data. Also, consumer research and many special reports on various segments of the sporting goods market.
www.sbrnet.comSports Business Research Network. Several on-line industry publications, plus research and statistics.
www.golfbiz.netWeb Street Golf Report. Business information regarding the golf industry.
www.greyhouse.com/sports.htmSports Market Place Directory. Lots of sports companies: teams, venues, agents, sponsors, etc. If you're looking for sporting GOODS companies, look no farther than here.
www.douglaspublications.com/
Tsg/sub_sporting.html
Salesman's Guide. This book was the main competitor for our Directory. It appears that they haven't updated it since 2005.
  
HEADHUNTERS AND CAREERS IN SPORTING GOODS
www.sgisearch.comSports Group International Executive Search, Joe White, Dave Reinhart, Julie Yochim. Specializing in the sporting goods industry, equipment, apparel, footwear, and accessories. General Management, Sales, Marketing, and Product Design and Development.
www.qworksgroup.com

The Q Works Group. Rich Becker and Chelsea Johnson are recruiters in the sporting goods industry. 

www.shootingsearch.com

Shooting Search, Inc.  Professional key employee search firm for the shooting, hunting, knife, law enforcement/ tactical, and outdoor industry. Candidate contact encouraged, confidential, and always free.
sty@mrilanco.comTrip Young. Recruiting exclusively in the Sporting Goods/Power Sport industry, I work with clients to identify high caliber individuals. These individuals are mid-management and executives, with diverse background in Sales, Marketing, Product Development, and Engineering to name a few.
mt@sportsearch.netSportSearch. Mark Tudi. Middle to Senior level positions serving the Sports and Entertainment industries. Services include critical executive recruiting and acquisition identification. www.sportsearch.net
skrigbaum@cookassociates.comCook Associates, Inc. Full-service executive search firm. Steve Krigbaum conducts searches at the management and executive-level in the sporting goods industry. www.cookassociates.com.
www.cms-rsi.comRe:Search International is a global executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of accomplished executives, all management disciplines, for the footwear, apparel and sporting goods industries.
www.joesheridan.comSher-Co. Joe Sheridan. Sales rep recruiting and training.
bullet@triton.netSearch Solutions. Bob Khoury.
dave_grant@comcast.net
Web Site
Grant Associates. Dave Grant. Grant Associates specializes in consulting and executive recruiting in the sporting goods industry capitalizing on 25 years of top management experience with well known sports companies.
www.sgma.com/jobs/index.htmlS.G.M.A. sporting goods industry job listings. Lots of lower to middle management and sales positions.
www.sportscareers.comSports Careers, industry job site.
mbs@screcruit.comSternfelsCamero, LLC. is an Executive Recruiting Firm specializing in the Sports & Fitness Industry. Mark Sternfels having spent over 30 years in the Sports & Fitness Industry services the Sales, Marketing, Production and Product Development positions at Mid to Senior levels.
www.mrimadison.comManagement Recruiters of Madison, Inc., Patricia Capanna, President. Specializing in Engineering & Manufacturing for the Outdoor Sports and Fitness Industries.
www.firstjobinsports.comOnline job site for college students looking to get their first job or internship in the sports industry.
info@nextlevelexecutive.comNext Level® Executive Search. NLES places mid- to senior-level executives throughout all types of businesses and organizations involved in the sports industry. Our focus is on conducting searches for sports-related companies, as well as any company that sponsors, markets, and/or sells products and services to consumers via sports media. We have 20+ years in the sports industry. NLES has been awarded membership in the prestigious National Association of Executive Recruiters (NAER), and is NMSDC Certified. www.nextlevelexecutive.com
www.generatorgroup.netGenerator Group specializes in Executive Search for sporting goods (outdoor, performance footwear and apparel and CPG) companies. We search for all functional areas including sales, marketing, product creation/design, product development, operations and finance.
  

 
  


 

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