Andrew Goodman to serve as Vols' director of football operations


Andrew Goodman will serve as Tennessee's director of football operations in 2023.

He served in same capacity at UConn and Brown prior to Tennessee.

UT press release:

Goodman is the program's new director of football operations, while Ayers Jr. will serve as a defensive graduate assistant.

Goodman comes to Knoxville after a year as the director of football operations at UConn. He was part of the Huskies' first bowl appearance since 2015. In Storrs, he oversaw all daily internal operations, team travel logistics, high school camps, and he was the program's liaison to multiple facets of the athletic department.

Prior to UConn, Goodman served in the same capacity at Brown University from April 2019 to December 2021. He oversaw operations and assisted in the management of the program's operating budget, while helping the head coach in facility master planning in addition to team travel logistics and social media strategy.

Goodman was a recruiting coordinator at his alma mater of Penn State from December 2016 to March 2019. He developed and executed strategic programming for official and unofficial visits during a time that the Nittany Lions produce four consecutive top-20 heralded classes. Penn State reached two New Year's Six bowls during his tenure, including the 2017 Rose Bowl and 2018 Fiesta Bowl. The 2018 class was tabbed sixth nationally by the 247Sports Composite ranking.

Goodman was the assistant director of football operations and recruiting at Princeton from March 2015 to December 2016 after launching his career as a player personnel intern for the Buffalo Bills in the summer of 2015 and 2016. The fall of 2015 saw the Tigers claim an Ivy League championship.

Goodman lettered at wide receiver for Penn State from 2008-11 during a period that saw the Nittany Lions win the 2008 Big Ten championship and reach the Rose Bowl, Capital One Bowl, Outback Bowl and Ticket City Bowl.

The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, native earned two degrees from Penn State. He received his bachelor's degree in supply chain and information systems in 2012, and he completed his master's degree in educational leadership in 2021.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire


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