Leveraging over 30 years in the search industry, our combined network and knowledge in the field of athletics and recreation is extensive. With a focus on relationships, we seek to understand the unique needs and aspirations of our clients leading to the successful identification of experienced, committed, and dedicated candidates equipped to meet the challenges facing athletics and sports programs. Spelman Johnson is committed to helping intercollegiate, secondary schools, and municipal and non-profit athletic and recreation programs build comprehensive, inclusive, competitive, and wellness-minded organizations. Spelman Johnson’s confidential, proprietary database contains contact information for over 12,000 athletics and recreation professionals who are visionary and synergistic leaders across a myriad of sports and recreation programs.

Spelman Johnson offers executive search expertise within athletics and recreation focused on directors, conference commissioners, association executive directors, and head coach searches. Spelman Johnson is the industry leader in searches that foster integrity, well-being, diversity, and inclusiveness, while promoting excellence and success.

Ellen Heffernan - Women Leaders Podcast

Listen to the Women Leaders Podcast featuring Spelman Johnson’s President, Ellen Heffernan