Clifford Sims

Clifford   Sims
Adjunct Faculty - Physical Education

Office Hours: By appointment.



BA, Sports Management, Olivet College (2007)

MA, Sports Administration, Wayne State University (2014)


Clifford enters his 5th year at the University of Detroit Mercy, currently as the Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities, and Sport Supervisor for M/W Tennis and M/W Cross Country and Track programs. Cliff is responsible for the day to day operation of all athletic facilities and serves as the Event Manager for all NCAA sponsored events and special events hosted on campus. He is also responsible for all capital projects and renovations and serves as the athletic departments Risk Management Coordinator. 

During his time at Detroit Mercy, Cliff has served in a wide variety of roles, most recently as the Assistant Tournament Manager for the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament 1st and 2nd Rounds held at Little Caesars Arena in March 2018. He also serves on the Horizon Leagues Competition Cabinet along with administrators from other member institutions in the Horizon League. 

Prior to his time at Detroit Mercy, Cliff worked in minor league baseball as a Group Sales Representative for the Lansing Lugnuts of the MiLB, a single-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. 

Cliff is a 2007 graduate of Olivet College where he earned his Bachelors Degree in Sports Management, and a 2014 graduate of the Sports Administration Graduate Program at Wayne State University.

Courses Taught

 Risk Management is Sport and Recreation