Patrick T. Ryan, B.S.
Departments & Academic Units
810 Nottingham Road
Syracuse, NY 13224
Phone: (315) 443-9881
- Technology in Sport
- Principles of Sales in Sports
- Olympic Odyssey
- First Year Gateway
- Northwestern University, 1992
- Bachelor of Science, State University College of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY, 1975
Pat is a Sr. Instructor and he joined the department in the fall of 2006 to teach the "Principles of Sales in Sport" course. In addition he has taught the "Managing the Sport Organization" and has also developed the "Technology in Sport Management" and the "Olympic Odyssey" courses. Pat has had past responsibility for students involved with the "Capstone" experience as well as summer and on campus internship experiences. Beginning in 2011 Pat was the instructor coordinating the "NASCAR Kinetics" course allowing students the experience of developing marketing programs in the motorsports area. For the past four years Pat has taken a group of students to Europe with the SUAbroad Olympic Odyssey program. Students have had firsthand exposure to the leaders of all aspects of the Olympics in London, Paris, Lausanne and Greece. Annual trips to Lake Placid to meet with Olympic organizers are a component of the spring Olympic Odyssey course.
For over 35 years prior to being an instructor at Syracuse University, his professional experience
involved him in technology organizations such as Data General and Cisco Systems, with a focus in Computer Servers, Telecommunications, Data Networking and Data Storage where he held positions including; Sales Management, Corporate Director, International General Manager and Sales Vice-President. In sport he has been professionally involved with organizations such as SU Athletics, NY State ORDA, Baseball Hall of Fame and the Syracuse Chiefs.