Advisory Board

  • Resa Lovelace
    Resa Lovelace

    Assistant Athletic Director of Student-Athlete Development, University of Maryland, ROI Advisory Board Chair
  • Katie Harbert
    Katie Harbert

    Assistant Athletic Director, Student-Athlete Development, University of Oregon
  • DaWon Baker
    DaWon Baker

    Diversity and Inclusion Director, University of Nebraska
  • Jacqie McWilliams
    Jacqie McWilliams

    Commissioner, Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA)
  • John Square
    John Square

    Associate Athletics Director for Internal Operations, George Washington University
  • Maria E. Sanchez
    Maria E. Sanchez

    Assoc. A.D. Academic Services & Student Development / Diversity & Inclusion, Northwestern University
  • Yannick Kluch, Ph.D.
    Yannick Kluch, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor & Lead Faculty Consultant for Sport & Social Impact, Center for Sports Communication & Social Impact, Rowan University
  • Kim Doran
    Kim Doran

    Director of Instructional Support Services for the Student Athlete Support Services Office, The Ohio State University
  • Jessica Duff
    Jessica Duff

    Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Services and Internal Operations, Bates College
  • Clyde M. Doughty, Jr.
    Clyde M. Doughty, Jr.

    Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation, Bowie State University
  • Whitney Johnson
    Whitney Johnson

    Leadership Development Programming Specialist, NCAA
  • Noah Knight
    Noah Knight

    Development Associate, Kansas City Athletics
     Former Student-Athlete Leader, UMKC

Student Advisors

  • Jaide Hinds-Clarke
    Jaide Hinds-Clarke

    Graduate Student, VCU
    Former Student-Athlete Leader, University of Richmond
  • Cherish Burks
    Cherish Burks

    Graduate Student, University of Alabama
     Former Student-Athlete Leader, University of Oregon
  • Isa Berardo
    Isa Berardo

    Former Student-Athlete Leader, Pomona-Pitzer College

Founder & Principal Consultant

Nevin Caple (she/her)

Nevin is a strategic inclusion consultant and national thought leader on diversity, inclusion and belonging in sport. Her teaching philosophy is centered on trust and respect, taking a holistic and human-centered approach to help athletic administrators and coaches develop sustainable inclusion strategies. Nevin is co-founder of LGBT SportSafe, founded to create an inclusive infrastructure for athletic leadership to support student-athletes. Since 2011, Nevin has worked with over 200 colleges and universities nationwide. She sits on the Board of Directors at Stonewall Community Foundation in New York City, the Women’s Sports Foundation Advocacy Committee, National Center for Lesbian Rights National Leadership Council and serves as a member of the faculty for WeCOACH. Nevin is the Diversity & Inclusion Consultant for the CIAA Conference, the oldest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) athletic conference in the country.  Most recently, she developed the NCAA DIII ONETEAM Facilitator Training with her dear friend and mentor, Dr. Pat Griffin, and regularly partners with the NCAA on inclusion initiatives.


Nevin earned her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 2002, where she was a member of the women’s basketball team. She credits Pat Griffin, Ken Shropshire and Kate Kendell as having the greatest influence on her work. Nevin and her wife, Colleen McCaffrey, reside in Brooklyn, NY.

To learn more about Nevin's work visit