Bob Goin
Bob Goin

Position:
Athletics Director

Inducted:
2005


Bob Goin

  • Directed UC athletics to a period of unprecedented success and positioned the program for the future during his eight years as director of athletics.
  • Crowning accomplishment was ushering UC into membership in the BIG EAST Conference.
  • Provided the vision, secured the leading gifts and set an aggressive construction schedule for the Richard E. Lindner Varsity Village, a $100-plus million enhancement of all of UC's athletics facilities, featuring the construction of Marge Schott Stadium for baseball, the Trabert-Talbert Tennis Center, Gettler Stadium for soccer and track and field, and the Lindner Athletics Center as the center of the department's operations.
  • Increased academic support services for UC's student-athletes.
  • Implemented a gender equity plan which upped all women's sports to full scholarship levels.
  • UC's sports teams parlayed these accomplishments into success on the field or court, compiling a winning percentage of nearly .600 and recording four of the top 12 annual winning years.
  • UC claimed 31 conference titles, made 49 postseason appearances and produced 51 All-Americans during his tenure.
  • Given the title Director of Athletics Emeritus at his retirement in 2005
  • UC Athletics Hall of Fame 2005.