Student Athlete Academic Services Staff
319.335.9384           402 Melrose Ave. Iowa City, IA 52246

Kathleen Matthes


Kathleen joined the Student –Athlete Academic Services staff in August 2016. She was previously employed by the Athletic Facilities office and has been with the Athletic Department for over 30 years (34 to be exact). In her new role, she assists Dr. Tovar with daily operations and assists Dr. Tovar and staff with event preparation, scheduling and Facility Management. She also supervises student and part time staff members for front desk coverage.

Fun Facts:

  • Hometown – Iowa City, grew up with the Hawkeyes
  • Family – Husband: Burl, & Step-Daughters: Amanda & Lea, Grandchild: Rylee and last but not least the cutest puppy ever - Purdy
  • Hobbies – Country music, walking, Hawkeye tailigating (specializing in dips)