The dynamics of a coaching search

With the hiring season in full swing, provides a primer on the key components involved in the process of finding a head coach.

The candidate
Almost every assistant dreams of becoming a head coach. But the competition for jobs obviously is fierce and sometimes a candidate has to lower his sights.
“You sometimes have to take a bad job and make it a good job,” Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez said. “If you wait around for the perfect job to open up, it never may happen.