Ian McClanahan

Ian McClanahan

Ian McClanahan

Sports Information Director

Department: Athletics
Location: Christen Family Athletic Center | Office Suite 1

Year Started: 2018

Strengths: Competition | Adaptability | Perseverance | Positivity | Communication

Education History: Dakota Wesleyan University (Sports Management) Dakota Wesleyan University (Masters of Educational Policy & Administration)

Professional History: Director of Sports Information at DWU since January of 2018. Was interim SID from January-May of 2018 before being named full-time in May.

Areas of Expertise: Proficient in Adobe software (Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro, etc.). Other areas of expertise include: game management, AP style writing, photo shoots, photography for sporting events, video streaming and website upkeep.

Hobbies: I enjoy golfing, camping and hiking during the summer in my free time. When I am in seasons, I enjoy going to other sporting events when I have time (such as NFL, college basketball, or any other sporting events during the year).

Family: I have two brothers and both are married. I have a niece and nephew. My parents are divorced, so I have a mother, father, step-mom and step-dad.

What do you love most about DWU?: What I love most about DWU is that there are people who are willing to fight for you. Whether that is coaches, fellow teammates, fellow faculty or staff; there are men and women at DWU who are willing to stand up for each other and have each other's backs in difficult times and joyous times.