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

Tangela Cheatham


Tangela joined the Student-Athlete Academic Services staff in August 2016 as the Career Specialist and Academic Coordinator. In this role her responsibilities include developing and implementing career development programming for all student-athletes, assisting with the Athletic Transition Seminar, and assisting with the coordination of events and programs within the Hawkeye Life program. As an Academic Coordinator she works with novice and underclassmen Rowing student-athletes. Tangela joined our staff after serving as an intern with the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) 2015-2016, and Student-Athlete Development Graduate Assistant at the University of Oklahoma from 2013-2015.

Fun Facts:

  • Hometown – Detroit, Michigan
  • Alma Mater – University of Michigan, BA in Sport Management and BBA, 2013; University of Oklahoma, M.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education – Intercollegiate Athletics Administration, 2015
  • Favorite Athlete – Serena Williams aka The GOAT
  • Favorite Hobby – Listening to Music