Company Overview

About Us

Academy Sports + Outdoors, headquartered in Katy, TX, is one of the nation’s largest sporting goods and outdoor stores. We offer a broad assortment of quality hunting, fishing, and camping equipment and gear, as well as sports and leisure products, footwear, apparel, and much more. Originally founded in 1938 as a family business in Texas, Academy has grown to hundreds of stores across many states, with $6.4 billion in annual revenue.

We Celebrate Fun

At Academy, we believe in the power of fun and we believe in helping our customers have more of it. We offer a wide assortment of sporting goods and outdoors gear under one roof — curated to make the most of every budget. Day in and day out, our 22,000+ Team Members bring a sense of adventure, energy, and passion to work. Understanding our people and the things that matter to them has been at the core of Academy culture for over 80 years. We take pride in creating a workplace that values hard work, commitment, growth, and of course, FUN.

Our Vision

To be the BEST sports + outdoors retailer in the country.

Our Mission

Our mission is TO PROVIDE FUN FOR ALL through strong assortments, value for all budgets, and an exciting shopping experience.

Our Values

  • Customer focus and service

  • Excellence in all we do
  • Responsibile Leadership
  • Initiative with urgency
  • Students of the business
  • Integrity always
  • Postive impact on communities

Create Value

To us, value is about so much more than saving a few bucks. Academy delivers the best-in-class brands at the lowest prices so everyone can gear up for their next adventure on any budget.

Showcase Assortment

A great assortment in here means more fun out there. There’s something for everyone and every activity with the best gear from your favorite brands, all under one roof.

Champion Experience

We’re proud to be the starting line for every new adventure. Our products are just the beginning of our customers’ journeys, because at the end of the day, we’re in the business of fun.