Cindy Hartmann was hired in the spring of 2014 to the position of Deputy Director of Athletics for Administration. She joined FSU’s executive athletic staff with primary responsibility for personnel management and human resources. She also is the sport administrator for football and softball, which won the 2019 NCAA Championship.
Prior to Florida State, Hartmann served as Associate Athletic Director for Compliance at Duke for five years. At Duke she administered the compliance office and served as primary sport oversight for the Blue Devil’s rowing program and secondary administrator for women’s basketball. Before transitioning to her compliance role, Hartmann served as Assistant Director of Athletics for Human Resources beginning in 2008. Prior to her work at Duke, she worked at the University of Dayton for over a decade serving most recently as an Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator from 2001-07.
A native of Syracuse, NY, Hartmann’s previous experience in college athletics includes stints at Georgia Perimeter College, Georgia State University, the University of Connecticut, and the University of Tennessee.
Hartmann currently serves on the ACC Equity Committee and the ACC Softball Committee. She previously served a four-year appointment on the NCAA Women’s Basketball Issues Committee. She also served a four-year term (2002-06) on the NCAA Women’s Basketball Committee and one year (2001-02) as a member of the NCAA Academics/Eligibility/Compliance Cabinet.
After earning four varsity letters as a member of the basketball team, Hartmann graduated from Syracuse University in 1991 with a degree in photojournalism. She went on to receive a master’s degree in education-sport administration from Georgia State University in 1995.
Hartmann and her husband, Troy, are the parents of two children, Samuel and Olivia.