David Ridpath

David Ridpath

David Ridpath is an associate professor and Kahandas Nandola professor of sports administration at Ohio University. As an expert in intercollegiate athletics administration, governance, rules and compliance, Ridpath examines issues including student athlete academic achievement, academic fraud, graduation rates and the like. He frequently serves as a consultant and expert witness in prominent cases regarding these issues. In 2004, he spoke before the House Subcommittee on the Constitution in Washington, D.C. during a hearing on "Due Process in the NCAA.


Is NCAA football too big to fail?

By: - August 22, 2020

The coronavirus continues to jeopardize college sports. The NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments were canceled back in the spring. In early August, smaller conferences like the Mid-American Conference and the Mountain West Conference postponed all fall sports, including football. But the big news came when the Big 10 and PAC 12 postponed all fall […]