Birmingham, AL. The Right Fit podcast returns for season two with new host Darryl Jacobs. The hit podcast gives listeners a behind the scenes look at the hiring process in college athletics. Each episode features an in-depth interview with a different college athletic director or decision maker. Season one was hosted by Rising Coaches CEO Adam Gordon and featured fourteen episodes of interviews with Mississippi State athletic director John Cohen, Eastern Michigan VP and Director of Athletics Scott Wetherbee, Brady Barke Director of Athletics at Southeast Missouri State University, Dr. Joel Erdmann of the University of South Alabama and many more.

For season two, Rising Coaches has tabbed ESPN Networks College Basketball Analyst Darryl Jacobs as the new host of the Right Fit podcast. Jacobs was a longtime college basketball coach and college administrator. He also serves as the Executive Director of the Rising Coaches Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alliance and is on the board of directors for the World Sports Alumni. 

"I am looking forward to having great conversations with athletic administrators" said Jacobs. "There is so much to unpack in collegiate athletics and I am very excited to explore their thoughts."

Season two of The Right Fit Podcast will premiere on Friday, November 19th. The show will be live-streamed on all @RisingCoaches social media platforms and will be available to watch on Audio will be available via iTunes, Spotify and all other major podcast providers.


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