Ryan Clingan was named St. Bonaventure's Senior Associate Athletics Director for Compliance in December 2018 and is in his third year with the department.
Clingan, a native of Emporium, Pa., joined the staff at Maryland as in August 2012 as a compliance assistant and was promoted to Assistant Director of Compliance the following year. He served in that position until August 2015 when he was again promoted to Director of Compliance, a role he has served in for the past three years.
At Maryland, Clingan oversaw all aspects of the Terrapins' compliance efforts for women's basketball, men's and women's lacrosse, baseball, women's soccer and men's and women's track and field. In addition, Clingan had hands on experience working with all of Maryland's athletics programs, conducting rules education with coaches, serving as a University contact with the NCAA and Big Ten as well as being the program's primary contact for all matters pertaining to initial and transfer eligibility.
Clingan previously worked as a graduate assistant in compliance at East Carolina after receiving his undergraduate degree from Point Park University in Pittsburgh. He earned his Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration from Florida State University.
While at Maryland, he was twice recognized by the athletic department as a "Terp Award" recipient for outstanding job performance.