Kara Park

Assistant Athletics Director - Student Development

ASSIGNED SPORTS: Women’s Tennis, Soccer, Swimming

Kara joined the Student-Athlete Academic Services team in Fall 2014. As Senior Associate Director for Student Development & Events, her responsibilities include organizing student-athlete recognition events, coordinating all events and programs within the Hawkeye Life program, as well as liaison to Iowa Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (ISAAC). Prior to Iowa, Kara was an Academic Coordinator at University of Northern Iowa from 2009-2014, and Assistant Director for Student-Athlete Services at the University of Akron from 2007-2009.

Hometown – Wyoming, Iowa
Alma Mater – University of Northern Iowa, BA in Secondary History Education, 2005; University of Northern Iowa, MAE Postsecondary Education, 2007
Favorite Food – Pizza
Favorite Hobbies – Shopping antique stores, Running, Reading, Netflix, podcasts
Favorite Professional Sports Team – Chicago Cubs