Utah’s Richardson Shares Insights on Coach-to-Admin Transition

In conjunction with our partners at D1.ticker, Turnkey Search is pleased to present “1.Question”, an audio feature in D1.ticker’s daily email newsletter. “1.Question” features brief interviews with high level collegiate athletic administrators.

Visiting the 2017 Women Leaders in College Sports National Convention, contributing host Tai Brown sat down with 2017 Women Leaders Division 1-FBS Administrator of the Year Nona Richardson, current Senior Associate Athletic Director and Senior Woman Administrator at the University of Utah. Richardson speaks about her career, and how she made the transition from coaching to administration.

Nona Richardson | Senior Associate Athletic Director and Senior Woman Administrator | University of Utah

Past Episodes:
Tamica Smith-Jones | Director of Athletics | University of California-Riverside

Brittney Whiteside | Senior Associate Athletic Director/Senior Women’s Administrator | Appalachian State University

Mario Moccia | Athletic Director | New Mexico State University (Part 2)

D1.ticker is designed to provide a holistic view of stories that are vital to the knowledge base of all those who want to gain an advantage in college athletics in the form of a daily email containing a curated selection of the most important fact-based developments in college athletics. The goal is simplicity and speed, so that you don’t spend vital time during the work day searching out stories big and small. Subscribe and enjoy your effective time savings without missing a beat.


Turnkey Search has been an industry leader since 1996, with a legacy of more than 1,000 executive search placements. Our differentiation is grounded in actual, hands-on operating experience in college sports (Gene DeFilippo) and professional sports and entertainment (Len Perna), supported by an experienced and diverse team of recruiters with unmatched subject matter expertise in sports and entertainment.



Leave A Comment