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Frank Uryasz headshotFrank Uryasz - President

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  • President of Drug Free Sport with more than 25 years of senior management experience in educational and athletics organizations.
  • Serves as a consultant to the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports.
  • Twelve years as NCAA Director of Sports Sciences, where he established the NCAA’s national drug-testing program.
  • Former member of the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Anti-Doping Committee.
  • Past chairman of the Joint Commission on Sports Medicine and Science; past member of the USA Football Health and Safety Committee; and a graduate of the Betty Ford Center Professional in Residence Program.
  • Earned master’s degree in business administration and bachelor’s degree in life sciences at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Graduate of the Fast Trac program, an entrepreneurial development program through the Ewing Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Professional history includes serving as a tutor and academic advisor for student-athletes at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Present Not-for-Profit Board Service.
    • Kansas City Police Foundation, Kansas City, MO
    • Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
    • Mid-America Arts Alliance, Kansas City, MO
    • Penn Valley Park Conservancy, Kansas City, MO
    • The Studios Inc., Kansas City, MO
    • Bright Futures Fund, Kansas City, MO
    • Alpha Theta Chi Educational Trust, Lincoln, NE, trustee

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