Academy Sports + Outdoors laying off 100 employees


KATY, Texas – Academy Sports + Outdoors cut 100 jobs from its Katy headquarters Thursday. 

The company said in a statement that 100 non-customer facing positions were eliminated as part of the next phase of a "strategic reorganization" and a need for greater efficiency.

“Our passion for what we do and for what we offer customers is the driving force behind our constant push for improvement,” said Academy President and CEO J.K. Symancyk in a statement. “Today’s changes, while difficult, will create a more nimble and collaborative organization that will better serve our stores and the changing needs of our customers.”

The company said they will provide a transition package to help affected team members during this time.



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