|Position:||Associate Athletic Director / Administration & Development|
Entering his 10th season with the University of Maryland, Ryan Bowles is the Associate Athletics Director for Administration. Bowles serves as the sport supervisor for nine intercollegiate teams at Maryland: field hockey, men's & women's golf, women's lacrosse, women's tennis, men's outdoor track & field, women's cross country, women's indoor track & field and women's outdoor track & field.
Bowles directs all NCAA and Atlantic Coast Conference championship events hosted by Maryland and is the vice-chair of the ACC Women's Lacrosse Committee. He also serves as the liaison to the Athletics Council, a group of faculty, staff and students which report to the President's Office on matters regarding intercollegiate athletics at Maryland.
Prior to his current role, Bowles was originally promoted in the summer of 2006 to serve as the Terrapins' assistant athletics director for administration and championships. He has been a member of the athletic department staff since August 2003, initially joining Maryland as an administrative intern.
Bowles began his intercollegiate athletics career as the Asa S. Bushnell Intern for Championships at the Eastern College Athletic Conference in Massachusetts. There he was also involved in event management and was the liaison for a number of championship committees.
Bowles holds bachelors and masters degrees from McDaniel College in Westminster, where he was a four-time letterwinner for the men's soccer team.