Ken Ralph, former Director of Athletics at Colorado College, began his new role of Director of Athletics at UMaine on September 1st.
“Ken has demonstrated leadership in helping ensure student-athletes’ success in the classroom and in competition, as well as experience in compliance, strategic planning, fundraising, and community outreach,” said UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy. “We look forward to an exciting new chapter building on our outstanding foundation in Black Bear Athletics, and welcome Ken and his wife, Mary, to the UMaine community.”
Ralph, a Salem, New Hampshire native, has spent the past 11 years as the Director of Athletics at Colorado College overseeing a department of 51 professionals. Prior to Colorado College, Ralph served as Director of Athletics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) from 2002-07.
He earned his undergraduate degree in political science at the University of Alaska-Anchorage and earned a master’s degree in sports management studies from California University of Pennsylvania.
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