Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 28, 2010


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)



(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

495A South Fairview Avenue, Goleta, California


(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

(805) 967-7611

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 5.02.

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Effective December 28, 2010, named executive officer Colin Clark will transition to a new role of Senior Vice President of Emerging Brands of Deckers Outdoor Corporation (the “Company”) and shall report to the Company’s Chief Executive Officer.  In his new role, Mr. Clark will be responsible for overseeing the growth and development of the Company’s emerging brands.  Previously, Mr. Clark served as Senior Vice President, International.

As a result of his new role, Mr. Clark’s Change of Control and Severance Agreement with the Company dated as of March 3, 2010 will be amended to reflect his new title and his base salary of $300,000.  Furthermore, the Level 2 Restricted Stock Unit Award Agreement dated as of May 9, 2007 and the Level 2 Stock Appreciation Rights Award Agreement dated as of May 9, 2007 between Mr. Clark and the Company will be terminated.  Mr. Clark’s employment with the Company will continue to be “at will.”


            Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Deckers Outdoor Corporation

Date: January 3, 2011

/s/ Thomas A. George

Thomas A. George, Chief Financial Officer