By the numbers
Number of the 15 hires in the power five who had power five AD experience
Number of those 15 who had AD experience but not in the power five*
Number of female ADs hired out of 52, including two at power five schools
Number of minority ADs hired out of 52, including two at power five schools
Number of African-American ADs hired out of 52, including two at power five schools and five at HBCU schools
ADs hired from within, including three at power five schools
* Pitt’s Heather Lyke was AD at Eastern Michigan; Arizona’s Dave Heeke oversaw Central Michigan.
Source: Turnkey Sports & Entertainment in conjunction with SportsBusiness Journal. Turnkey Intelligence specializes in research, measurement and lead generation for brands and properties. Visit www.turnkeyse.com.