Inside Baylor Athletics with Ian McCaw
Welcome to "Ask Ian," your chance to learn about Baylor Athletics from
Director of Athletics Ian McCaw. From time to time during the academic
year, McCaw will answer readers' questions right here on
Welcome to "Ask Ian," your chance to learn about Baylor Athletics from Director of Athletics Ian McCaw. From time to time during the academic year, McCaw will answer readers' questions right here on BaylorBears.com.
McCaw was named Director of Athletics of Baylor's 18-sport, Big 12 intercollegiate athletics program Sept. 8, 2003. Under McCaw's leadership, the department has achieved unprecedented academic, athletics and administrative success.
Since 2003, Baylor has enjoyed its most competitively successful period in the history of its intercollegiate athletics program. During that time, Baylor has captured two NCAA national team championships, 20 Big 12 conference championships and recorded its three highest finishes in the NACDA Directors' Cup standings.
Baylor achieved three Top 40 finishes in the NACDA Director's Cup including its highest finish ever in 2004-05 with a 25th-place ranking. A school-record 13 teams advanced to post-season competition in both 2005-06 and 2006-07.
Recognized as a national leader in intercollegiate athletics, McCaw serves on the NCAA Recruiting Cabinet. He is the chair of the Big 12 championship and awards committee; a member of the television, game management and officiating committees. He also serves on the National Association of Collegiate Director's of Athletics Executive Committee.
McCaw earned his master's degree in sport management from Massachusetts in 1987, after receiving a bachelor's degree in sports administration at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, in 1985. McCaw and his wife, Heather, are members of First Baptist Church of Woodway where he serves as a deacon. They are the parents of four children: Christy, Paul, Callie and Corinne. McCaw is a member of the Board of Directors of Live Oak Classical School in Waco.
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