Advisory Board

  • Kim Doran
    Kim Doran - Co-Chair

    Director of Instructional Support Services for the Student Athlete Support Services Office, The Ohio State University
  • John Square
    John Square - Co-Chair

    Associate Athletics Director for Internal Operations, George Washington University
  • Whitney Johnson
    Whitney Johnson

    Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Development, Diversity and Inclusion, Brigham Young University
  • DaWon Baker
    DaWon Baker

    Diversity and Inclusion Director, University of Nebraska
  • 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
  • Katie Harbert
    Katie Harbert

    Assistant Athletic Director, Student-Athlete Development, University of Oregon
  • Clyde M. Doughty, Jr.
    Clyde M. Doughty, Jr.

    Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation, Bowie State University
  • Kyle Chilton
    Kyle Chilton

    Communications, West Coast Conference; Analytical Senior Consultant at KLAS Research 
  • Jaide Hinds-Clarke
    Jaide Hinds-Clarke

    Graduate Student, VCU
    Former Student-Athlete Leader, University of Richmond
  • Jessica Duff
    Jessica Duff

    Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Services and Internal Operations, Bates College
  • Noah Knight
    Noah Knight

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

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