Clyde Prestwood joined the Lamar University Athletics Department as compliance director in October 2013.
Prestwood came to Lamar from the University of North Texas, where he was the assistant director of compliance.At North Texas, he provided interpretations to coaches and staff regarding NCAA rules and regulations. He also ensured the continuing eligibility of student-athletes and the adherence to Progress Toward Degree requirements.
Prior to his stint at North Texas he was the compliance coordinator at Northern Arizona University. He worked for the Texas Tech compliance department during the 2008-2009 season.
A native of Austin, Texas, Prestwood earned his bachelor's degree in history from the University of Texas. He holds a master's degree in sports management from Texas Tech.
Prestwood has also worked for the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Census Bureau.