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Dick's Sporting Goods Launches Job Program for Team USA Hopefuls

08/24/2015, 11:30am CDT
By Nicole Jomantas

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) - As part of a new partnership with the U.S. Olympic Committee, Dick's Sporting Goods recently announced a career program for 2016 Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls. 

Through the USOC's Athlete Career and Education Program, athletes will have the opportunity to work part-time flexible retail jobs that pay $20 an hour for a maximum of 20 hours per week. 

If you are interested in applying, please visit

“At DICK’S, we believe in the spirit of athletes and the power of their dreams,” said Lauren Hobart, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, DICK’S Sporting Goods. “We plan to be there to support the athletes who need it most, in a way that no other sporting goods retailer possibly can.” 

About DICK’S Sporting Goods
Founded in 1948, DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. is a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. As of January 31, 2015, the Company operated more than 600 DICK'S Sporting Goods locations across the United States, serving and inspiring athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through a blend of dedicated associates, in-store services and unique specialty shop-in-shops dedicated to Team Sports, Athletic Apparel, Golf, Lodge/Outdoor, Fitness and Footwear. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, DICK’S also owns and operates Golf Galaxy, Field & Stream and True Runner specialty stores. DICK'S offers its products through a content-rich eCommerce platform that is integrated with its store network and provides customers with the convenience and expertise of a 24-hour storefront.

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