B. David Ridpath

Associate Professor and The Kahandas Nandola Professor of Sports Business, Ohio University

B Dave Ridpath

Dr. B. David Ridpath, Ed.D, is beginning his second decade as a tenured faculty member with Ohio University and its prestigious Sports Administration Program where he is currently an Associate Professor and The Kahandas Nandola Professor of Sports Business.

Prior to Ohio, he was an Assistant Professor of Sport Administration at Mississippi State University and has over 15 years of practical experience in intercollegiate athletics in various administrative and coaching capacities at Marshall University, Weber State University and Ohio University. 

Dr. Ridpath is often cited as an expert on the NCAA and intercollegiate athletic matters due to his research and practical experience in the industry. Dr. Ridpath has appeared before Congressional committees and has served as an expert witness in numerous cases involving intercollegiate athletics and college athlete rights.  

His scholarly publications include peer-reviewed articles in the Journal of Law and Sports, The Entertainment and Sports Law Journal, and the Journal of Intercollegiate Athletics.

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