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Beth Goetz
Beth  Goetz

Chief Operating Officer/Senior Woman Administrator


Beth Goetz Selected To Participate In NCAA Pathway Program

Goetz is just one of 25 senior-level administrators nationally to be picked.

Beth Goetz, has enjoyed great success in intercollegiate sports as an administrator, head coach and student-athlete, and is currently the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Woman Administrator at UConn. She was named to this position in June of 2016.

Goetz oversees all internal departments in the UConn Division of Athletics, serves as a key member on the Division's Senior Leadership team and serves as sport administrator for football, men's soccer and softball.

Goetz came to UConn after a three-year tenure at Minnesota, which saw her serve as the school's Interim Director of Athletics this past academic year. Prior to that, she served Minnesota as the Deputy Athletics Director and SWA.

At Minnesota, Goetz oversaw student-athlete development, athletic medicine and strength and conditioning and was the department liaison to academic services and compliance. She was also the sport administrator for women's basketball, baseball, rowing and volleyball. Goetz also served on the Big Ten's Administrators Council and was a member of the conference's Sports Management Committee.

Goetz was an Associate Athletic Director and the Senior Woman Administrator at Butler from 2008-13. She was responsible for all aspects of compliance and eligibility at Butler and worked closely with the Butler men's and women's basketball program.

During her time at Butler, she worked with current Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens, who was the Bulldog head coach and led the team to NCAA championship game appearances in 2010 and '11.

While at Butler, Goetz served as the sport administrator for a number of teams, including softball, volleyball, men's and women's soccer and track and field.

Goetz spent 12 years at Missouri-St. Louis prior to her time at Butler. She was an assistant athletic director and senior woman administrator for her final eight years and was the women's soccer head coach for 11 years.

As an administrator, Goetz assisted with all aspects of compliance at UMSL, oversaw the student service department and served as the sport administrator for baseball, softball and men's and women's golf. Goetz was an active participant on several conference and national committees and chaired the NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Committee.

Goetz, who also spent one season as an assistant with the women's soccer program, was an accomplished head coach. She was only the second coach in program history and led UMSL to eight winning seasons, a 120-90-10 overall record. Goetz was the Great Lakes Valley Women's Soccer Coach of the Year in 2000.

Goetz, who was inducted into the UMSL Sports Hall of Fame in 2014, led the school to 10-straight Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournaments, including an appearance in the 2007 championship game. From 2000 to 2003, Goetz directed UMSL to the GLVC Tournament semifinals and twice appeared in the championship game. Under Goetz, UMSL had 26 players earn all-conference recognition, including 10 players who were first team selections.

Goetz was an accomplished collegiate soccer player and earned All-America recognition at Brevard College (N.C.) and then played at Clemson and helped lead the Tigers to a combined 29-11-1 record over the next two years.

Goetz earned an Associate of Arts degree from Brevard in 1994 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Clemson in 1996. She received her masters' degree from UMSL in 2000.