|Dr. Nick Hadley
Faculty Athletics Representative
Dr. Nicholas Hadley is in his second year as the University of Maryland's faculty athletics representative. In this role, he represents the University of Maryland and its faculty in the institution's relationships with the NCAA and Atlantic Coast Conference.
He is also the current Chair of the University of Maryland's Athletic Council. He was vice-chair of the Athletic Council in 2010-2011 and was an elected member of the Council from 2007-2010.
Dr. Hadley is a professor in the physics department, which he joined in 1988. He served as Associate Chair for Undergraduate Education in the Department from 2007-2010. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Physical Society.
He has served on numerous federal advisory boards including the program advisory committees of the Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.
Dr. Hadley received his bachelor's degree from Yale University and his master's and Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.
Deputy Athletics Director / External Operations
Nathan Pine is the Deputy Athletic Director at the University of Maryland and is a member of Kevin Anderson's executive cabinet. At Maryland, Pine oversees the day-to-day operations for all of the external units and revenue generation. Pine also manages the Under Armour all-sports apparel partnership and the athletic department's interest in the University pouring rights agreement. Additionally, he is responsible for sport supervision of men's Basketball, men's Soccer, women's Soccer and baseball.
Prior to arriving in College Park, Pine was at the University of California, Berkeley where he oversaw all aspects of the major gifts program. Pine led the unprecedented athletic fundraising effort of $500 million for the Building Champions - Endowing the Future capital campaign. The Building Champions Campaign was and is the largest single unit campaign in the history of the University of California, Berkeley.
Prior to joining Cal, Pine spent nearly four years at Army where he was a key member of the senior leadership team. Pine was responsible for all business initiatives for Army and oversight of the external operations area for athletics. He also represented Army's interests in the coordination and execution of the national "Request for Proposal (RFP)" and contract extension with CBS Sports for the 2010-2018 Army-Navy football games. Additionally, Pine oversaw all elements of the Army-Navy commercial sponsorship rights, which culminated with a lucrative presenting sponsorship by USAA in 2009.
A graduate of Oregon State University, Pine was instrumental in the growth in fundraising at OSU during his five-plus years in Corvallis following graduation. A native of Eagle Point, Ore., Pine now resides in Fulton, Md., and is married to the former Stephanie Strowbridge.
Oregon State University - B.S. in Business Administration with degrees in Marketing and International Business and a minor in Pre Law
Deputy Athletics Director / Internal Operations
Mehrtens currently serves as the Deputy Athletics Director and Chief Operating Officer at Maryland and this year marks her 23rd year in athletics administration.
Senior Associate Athletics Director / Senior Women's Administrator
Lori Ebihara joined the University of Maryland athletics staff in October 2011 as the Senior Associate Athletics Director/Chief of Staff and Senior Woman Administrator. In that role, she has oversight for strategic planning and advancement, academics, and national governance and conference policy initiatives. As the senior woman administrator, she is the department's liaison to the ACC. In addition, Ebihara guides the department's sports administration efforts as the sport supervisor for softball and women's volleyball.
Senior Associate Athletics Director/Compliance
Marcus Wilson joined the Maryland staff in April of 2013 as the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance. Wilson came to Maryland after spending the past five years with the National Collegiate Athletic Association in Indianapolis.
Wilson previously served as the Associate Director of Enforcement at the NCAA for the past two years (2010-11). Among Wilson's myriad of responsibilities, he oversaw the development and investigation of NCAA legislation involving the sport of college football. Wilson originally joined the NCAA in 2008 and served his first three years as an Assistant Director of Agent, Gambling and Amateurism Activities.
Prior to working with the NCAA, Wilson served as an assistant district attorney for the state of North Carolina from 2006-08. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and mass communications from the University of North Carolina in 2003.
Wilson also lettered three seasons with the Tar Heel football program and was a member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll from 2000-03. In addition, he was named the recipient of the University of North Carolina Athletics Director's Scholar-Athlete Award in 2003. After graduation, Wilson earned a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law (2003-06).
Wilson, a native of Jackson, Miss., is engaged to be married to Kat Krtnick in September of 2013.
Associate Athletics Director/Administration
Entering his 10th season with the University of Maryland, Ryan Bowles is the Associate Athletics Director/Administration & Championships. 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.