Bryan Earl
Bryan Earl
Title: Interim Director of Athletics & Recreation
Phone: 313-593-5671
Year: 17th

Bryan Earl is in his 17th year with the University of Michigan-Dearborn Department of Athletics & Recreation. in 2019, Earl was promoted to Associate Athletics Director of External Operations after four years as the Assistant Athletic Director for External Operations.

Earl started with the university in March 2003 as the Assistant Intramural Sports Coordinator and Sports Information Director. He other previous titles with the department have included Intramural Coordinator, Ice Arena Manager, and Wellness Center Coordinator.

He is the Sport Administrator for men’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s bowling, and softball. Earl handles sponsorships, alumni relations, and donor relations for the department while overseeing the sports information department and the athletic training services.

Other roles within the university include:

Serve on the Staff Senate and Chair of the Staff Senate since 2016

Serve on the Safety Oversight and Advisory Committee

Serve on the University Budget Committee

Serve on the University’s Stand Up and Speak Out Committee

Serve on the Commencement Speaker Selection Committee

Formerly served on the Chancellor’s Staff Recognition Committee

Roles at the Conference and National Level:

Serve on the WHAC Crisis Plan Committee

Education Background:

BA in Organizational Studies from UM-Ann Arbor (1999)

MS in Physical Education with a concentration in Sports Management from Eastern Michigan University (2010)

Other Info:

Division II college football official since 2005

Member of the University of Michigan Intramural Sports Officials Hall of Fame

Grew up in Detroit, Mich.; currently reside in Canton, Mich. with wife, Mandy, and son, Carson