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The Transition From AD To Deputy AD With Iowa’s Beth Goetz

Guest Beth Goetz, Iowa
10:41 min watch


University of Iowa Deputy Director of Athletics and Chief Operating Officer Beth Goetz sits down with AthleticDirectorU’s Steph Garcia Cichosz at the 2022 Women Leaders National Convention to dig into her move from Ball State to Iowa. Goetz discusses how her core values fit with Iowa’s, her onboarding process, starting with a refreshed approach and more.

The conversation is indexed below for efficient viewing (click the time stamp to jump to a specific question/topic).

  • - What is your process for onboarding and getting up to speed at Iowa?
  • - What questions or metrics will you be inquiring about to familiarize yourself with the institution and staff?
  • - How will you turn those insights into action items?
  • - What will you do to refresh your approach with a new institution?
  • - In evaluating this move, how do your core values fit into the values at Iowa?
  • - How are you familiarizing yourself with your staff?
  • - Who are your mentors and inspirations in this industry?
  • - How do you balance the desire to give to the next generation of leaders and making sure your cup is filled?
  • - How do you balance the personal and professional facets of taking this new job?
  • - What advice do you have for new and upcoming senior leaders to acclimate personally and professionally?