He previous served as Assistant Athletics Director for Administration and is the sport administrator for the men's and women's tennis teams.
Prior to joining the Knights, Ransdell was Associate Director of Development / Assistant Athletic Director at the University of Miami (Ohio). He was named to that post in February 2015. Ransdell served as Assistant Director of Development with the RedHawks from 2013-15.
Prior to his stint at Miami, Ransdell held leadership positions at UNC-Wilmington and Coastal Carolina. He also has experience at the University of Mississippi.
Ransdell earned his bachelor's degree from Western Kentucky University, where he was a four-year student-athlete on the baseball team. He completed his master's degree and MBA from Ohio University.
Patrick and his wife Brooke have two children, Walker and Collins.