Eric Blanchard
Eric Blanchard
Title: Assistant to the Athletic Director
Phone: 401-456-6345
Email: eblanchard@ric.edu

Blanchard enters his seventh year as the Assistant to the Athletic Director at RIC. In addition to his duties in the Department of Athletics, he also serves as an Adjunct Faculty Member in Mathematics and Computer Science at RIC.

He was the recipient of the Transitioning Athletic Administrator Award from The National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) in 2017.

A former Rhode Island College standout, Blanchard closed out his four-year career with the Anchormen having appeared in 45 games, starting four of them. He was 7-4 with one save, a 5.51 ERA and 59 strikeouts in 80 innings of work. Blanchard ranks fifth all-time in program history with 41 career relief appearances.

Blanchard graduated from Rhode Island College in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education major with a concentration in math. He received his master's degree in sports administration from Concordia University-Irvine in 2014.