B. David Ridpath

Associate Professor of Sports Business, OHIO University

Dr. B. David Ridpath, Ed.D, is an Associate Professor of Sports Business at Ohio University and previously worked over a decade in American intercollegiate athletics at several institutions primarily in governance and compliance. An accomplished researcher, he has authored over 20 academic

journal articles, 6 book chapters and two books. His latest book, published by Ohio University Press, is titled Alternative Models of Sport Development in America. Dr. Ridpath is often cited in worldwide media outlets such as the New York Times as an expert on sport and education issues.