Cari Goodyear is in her sixth year as assistant athletics director for academic services. Goodyear oversees academic support services for the entire athleticsdepartment.
During her tenure at UTSA, her department has seen the addition of a permanent study hall, a tutor and mentor program for student-athletes and an expansion of the full-time academic staff. In the last four academic years, 17 Roadrunners have garnered Southland Conference Student-Athlete of the Year honors.
Goodyear came to UTSA from Texas Tech, where she served as assistant director for athletics academic services for three years and as an academic counselor from 1995-99. She also was an academic advisor at Arkansas State from 1993-95.
She began her career in academics as a graduate assistant in athletics advising at Texas State in 1990 and remained in that role until 1993. Goodyear then served as an academic counseling intern at Texas in spring 1993.
Goodyear earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from Texas in 1990 and her master’s in developmental education from Texas State in 1998.
The Austin native and her husband, Gary, have two daughters, Bailey and Libby.