Richard J. Ensor is a leader in college athletics and education. Named the third Commissioner of the MAAC in August 1988, Ensor has provided leadership to the conference in a period of transition and growth. During his tenure the MAAC has secured a stable membership base, expanded the number of championships conducted and developed an extensive marketing program cemented with broadcast agreements with ESPN, a web paged hosted by NeuLion and partner championship venues such as the Times Union Center(Albany, NY), Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Disney Sports Attractions. Ensor is a past member of the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Committee and serves on boards of the Sports Lawyers Association, WBCA, and Philadelphia Sports Congress. . In 2017 he will begin term on the NCAA D1 Council and serve on the Women’s Basketball Oversight and Advancement Committee.
A 1975 graduate of Saint Peter's University, Ensor holds a Master's degree in sports management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and graduated from Seton Hall University's School of Law in 1987 and was admitted to the New Jersey Bar.
Sons of the American Legion Radio is an affiliate of Post 135 White Plains, NY of the The American Legion, received in 2017 the Robert Morrill Award frrom the National American Legion Press Assoc and the Christopher Cirillo Award from the NY State American Legion Press Assoc. and has twice received public service decorations from the US Army. They group operates Facebook pages: West Point Footbal Report, Iona Basketball Report and Sons of the American Legion Radio and on Twitter @SonsLegionRadio. Since 2011 the group has annually awarded the Lt. Eugene Evans - Lt.Col. Eli Page Howard Leadership Award to honor of two National Championship college athletes who died during military service.