Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Media Relations
Ryan Hintergardt joined the Northwestern Oklahoma State University athletic department in January of 2003 and serves as the Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Media Relations.
Hintergardt is responsible for promoting Northwestern athletics through the media, website and other forms of communication, in addition to working with game management to successfully host home athletic events, with particular emphasis on statistics and media relations. He also maintains the historical and photographic archives and produces digital media guides, press releases and other forms of print media for Northwestern’s athletic teams.
He is the Co-Founder and President of the Ranger Dugout Club, Ranger Dugout Club Scholarship Endowment and the Annual Ranger Dugout Club Golf Tournament, all benefiting Northwestern baseball. He also provides help with the Annual Ranger Football Golf Weekend Tournament and fundraising event.
Hintergardt serves on the Alumni Board, Sports Hall of Fame Committee and Alumni Basketball Committee, in addition to being the Alumni Baseball Representative.
A Ponca City native, Hintergardt played baseball for Northwestern from 1996-99, followed by a two-year coaching stint as a baseball student assistant coach. In 1999, he graduated from Northwestern with a bachelor's degree in health and physical education. He also received a bachelor's degree in business administration in December of 2000 and a bachelor's degree in e-commerce in May of 2002.