Ryan McAlvey joined the Columbia Athletics
staff in September 2010 as the Director of Compliance.
McAlvey comes to Morningside Heights after serving as the assistant director of compliance at St. John's for the past three years.
At St. John's, McAlvey had total oversight over the financial aid awards to all of St. John's student-athletes and was thoroughly involved in the school's NCAA certification process. He also was responsible for housing and initiated an agent registration program at St. John's.
Prior to joining the St. John's staff, McAlvey was a compliance assistant at the University of Washington in 2006 and was a graduate intern in the compliance office at Saint Louis from 2003-05.
Aside from his time in collegiate athletics, McAlvey has additional experience as a youth basketball coach and has worked in government offices in the Midwest.
McAlvey earned his law degree in 2005 from Saint Louis, where he was president of the sports and entertainment law society.
A native of Michigan, McAlvey graduated from Marquette in 1998 with a bachelor's degree in political science.