Ryan Mahanes is Virginia’s Director. Creative Services. He was assumed his new title after serving as Director of Video Services, Post Production and Recruiting since 2018.
He joined Virginia’s video services department in 2012 as a video coordinator. Mahanes was named a producer/editor in August 2015. He works with the Cavalier softball, field hockey and men’s tennis programs to coordinate coaching video at events and providing highlight content for those programs on UVA’s digital platforms. He also assists with video projects for the Virginia football program. Mahanes is the producer for UVA’s award-winning Cavalier Sports Weekly television show.
Mahanes previously worked in the Cavalier athletics department as the assistant video coordinator for the football program. He worked in the areas of digital video, scouting, player development, recruiting and promotion.
From 2005 to 2011, Mahanes was the assistant video director for the NFL’s New York Jets. His other professional work experience includes a stint as the video director for NFL Europe in 2006 and working as the video production intern for the Cleveland Browns from 2004 to 2005.
Mahanes graduated from Virginia in 2003 with a degree in religious studies. He worked as a video assistant in the athletics department from 2000 to 2003.