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Academy Sports Outdoors

HQ: Katy, TX   |  
Academy Sports + Outdoors is one of the nation’s largest sporting goods and outdoor stores. It is currently owned by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co L.P. (together with its affiliates, “KKR”), a leading global investment firm, and led by CEO & President Rodney Faldyn. Prior to August 2011, the company was owned by the Gochman Family and led by Chairman and CEO David Gochman.

The company traces is roots back to 1938 when Max Gochman opened Academy Tire Shop in San Antonio, Texas. Today, over 17,000 associates operate over 135 Academy Sports + Outdoors stores throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

Academy Sports + Outdoors is a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer with a broad assortment of quality hunting, fishing and camping equipment and gear along with sports and leisure products, footwear, apparel and much more. We have the best brands including adidas, Coleman, Callaway, Columbia, Everlast, Garmin, Huffy, Humminbird, Igloo, Lee, Leupold, Levi’s, Minn Kota, Mercury, Nike, Pro-Form, Rawlings, Remington, Schwinn, Shimano, Skechers, Spalding, Titlest, Under Armour, Weber, Wolverine, Wrangler, Zebco and much more.

The Academy philosophy is to deliver an unparalleled shopping experience by providing convenience, offering a broad selection of quality products, delivering exceptional customer service and selling the right stuff at everyday low prices. For more information about Academy Sports + Outdoors visit,, and
Academy Sports & Outdoors offers a competitive benefits package to our associates.
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Bonus Pay
  • Business Travel Accident Coverage
  • Continuing Education Benefit
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Merchandise Discount
  • Paid Holidays
  • Pre-tax Premium Plan
  • Sick Leave
  • Supplemental Long Term Medical Leave Plan
  • Supplemental Short Term Medical Leave Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation
  • Vision Care
  • Contact

    Phone 1-(888)-922-2336
    Fax 1-(281)-646-5000

    Or write to us at

    Academy Sports & Outdoors
    1800 N. Mason Road
    Katy, TX 77449
    Academy Sports & Outdoors is an equal opportunity employer and considers employment applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, gender, national origin, ancestry, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Any applicant with questions related to this policy may contact Academy’s Human Resources Department.