Roger Goudy

Roger Goudy

President and CEO, AAU

Roger Goudy is the president and CEO of the Amateur Athletic Union, having won a second four-year term in 2018. Goudy is the 47th president of the AAU and is the first AAU president from Ohio since 1947. He was superintendent of the Madison County School District from 2008–2015. Prior to that, he was the director of business affairs at South Euclid Lyndhurst Schools for 10 years. Prior to the AAU presidency, Goudy served as AAU national secretary for 20 years, taking office in 1994. He was part of the AAU national officer group that signed a 30-year deal with the Walt Disney World Company in 1996. Later that year, the AAU relocated its national headquarters to Orlando, Florida, becoming one of two anchor tenants at what is now ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Goudy has been with the AAU for more than 40 years, serving as AAU Volleyball National Chair for more than 25 years. The organization hosts the largest volleyball event in the world, the AAU Junior National Volleyball Championship, regularly held at the ESPN complex and at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.