South Portland Athletic Office Personnel

Todd Livingston
Athletic Administrator

Mr. Livingston took over as the athletic administrator at South Portland High School in the fall of 2011.  Previous to his arrival at SP, he served as the athletic administrator at Falmouth HS (ME) from July 2007 through October 2011 and the assistant athletic director at Greely HS/MS (ME) from 2003 through 2007.  Prior to his career in athletic administration he taught health/physical education at Edward Little HS (1996-1997) and Greely HS (1997-2007).  He earned his BS in Health, Physical Education & Recreation Education from the University of Maine in 1994 and his MA in Education from the University of New England in 2005.  During his teaching career he coached middle school boys soccer, junior varsity girls soccer, freshman basketball, junior varsity baseball and varsity baseball, and served for one season as an assistant baseball coach at Dartmouth College.

Mr. Livingston is a proud SPHS alumni (class of 1989).  He was a three-sport athlete at SP (soccer, basketball and baseball).  While a Red Riot he served as captain for the soccer and baseball teams his senior season.  He was a four year varsity starter, three-time All-Conference and two-time All-State selection in soccer; a two year varsity starter on the basketball team; and a three year varsity starter and two-time All-Conference Honorable Mention selection in baseball.  After graduating from SPHS he was a four-year member of the varsity baseball team at the University of Maine where he was an All-Conference 2nd Team Second Baseman in 1993 and served as team captain his senior year.  While at UMaine, Mr. Livingston participated in two NCAA regional baseball tournaments.

Mr. Livingston currently serves on the Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Board of Directors (MIAAA) and in January of 2015 he was named as the MIAAA Assistant Director for Leadership Training and Certification.  He currently sits on the Maine Principals' Association (MPA) Baseball, Classification and Technology Committee's and was on the MPA Football Committee from 2008-2014, serving as the chair from 2012-2014.  He is the baseball and volleyball liaison for the Southwestern Maine Activities Association (SMAA), as well as the cross country and outdoor track liaison and secretary for the Southern Maine Middle School Athletic Conference (SMMSAC).  He also maintains the league web site for both leagues.

In 2010 Mr. Livingston was honored by the MIAAA with the Special Achievement Award for the Western Maine Conference.  In 2013 the MIAAA recognized him with the Special Achievement Award for the Southwestern Maine Activities Association, as well as the MIAAA Past Presidents' Special Achievement Award.  He was recognized with the Keith Lancaster Professional Development Award by the MIAAA in 2015.  At the 2016 MIAAA Spring Conference, Mr. Livingston was recognized with the Robert J. Lahey Award as the MIAAA Athletic Administrator of the Year.

Mr. Livingston resides in South Portland with his wife Michelle and three children.

Robyn Carrier
Athletic Administrative Assistant

Robyn assumed her duties in the athletic office in January of 2018.

John Ryan,
Certified Athletic Trainer

Trainer Ryan took over as the head athletic trainer for the Red Riots during the 2011-12 school year and is a 1989 graduate of the University of Maine, Orono with a BS in Physical Education/Athletic Training as well as a MS in Education, a Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Leadership.  He also completed the requirements of a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Athletic Administration at Concordia University, Chicago.  He is accredited by the National Athletic Trainers' Association and previously spent 21 years as the head athletic trainer ay Bangor High School.  Prior to that, he was an assistant athletic trainer with the New England Patriots.

Dr. Ryan currently serves as the Vice President of the Maine Athletic Trainers Association (MATA) and Chair of the MATA’s Secondary School Athletic Trainers Committee. He is also Chair  of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) District Nominations Committee and is the District 1 Representative for the NATA Hall of Fame Committee. He is a member of the Executive Board of the Maine Concussion Management Initiative and Member of the Maine Department of Education Concussion Policy Management Workgroup charged with helping Maine School Departments develop and implement concussion management policies. Dr. Ryan has spoken extensively across the state on Concussions and Emergency Action Planning. 


In 2007 Dr. Ryan was honored by the EATA and NATA with the Henry Schein/MBM Secondary School Athletic Trainer Service Award and the Athletic Trainer Service Award. In 2009 and 2010, he was honored by the MATA with the Bill Cox Service Award and the Mike Linkovich Graduate/Post Graduate Award.  In 2011, he was recognized with the NATA’s 25 Year Award, and in 2015 became an NIAAA Registered Athletic Administrator.  In 2016 he was instrumental in helping South Portland High School achieve recognition as an NATA Safe Sports School.


Trainer Ryan and his wife Laurie live in Cumberland Foreside and together have three grown children.