NOCSAE Board Updates

NOCSAE Welcomes New Board Member

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (August 5, 2020)The announcement was made at the NOCSAE Summer Board meeting on Friday, July 24, 2020, that Will Rodecap has been appointed by the Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA) to serve on the NOCSAE Board of Directors as a (consumer/user) voting member.

Rodecap, who is the Head Athletic Equipment Manager for the Athletic Department at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan., will be replacing Alan Ansell, a former coordinator of athletic facilities with Bishop’s University in Quebec, Canada, who has represented the AEMA on the board since 2005.

Rodecap is a longtime member of the AEMA and he has been an AEMA Certified Equipment Manager for more than 20 years. He was elected vice president of the AEMA June 2018.

Prior to Rodecap’s work as the head athletic equipment manager at Kansas State, he worked from 2008-2011 at the University of Kansas Athletics Inc., in Lawrence, Kan. as the Olympic Sport Equipment Manager, overseeing baseball, men’s and women’s golf, as well as women’s tennis and volleyball, competing in the Big 12 Conference.

He also previously worked as the head equipment manager at Colorado State University for seven years, and the head equipment manager at the University of Tulsa for three years.

“We are excited to welcome Will to our board of directors,” says NOCSAE Executive Director Mike Oliver. “I have found him to be extremely helpful, knowledgeable, and well-versed in what NOCSAE does and where we are going.”

Rodecap has a Master of Education degree in adult education and human resources from Colorado State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Kansas State University.

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GoToMeeting with the NOCSAE Standards Committee To Be Held on Aug. 14, 2018

The NOCSAE Standards Committee will convene an online meeting on Tue, Aug 14, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. CDT (11:30 a.m. to noon EDT) to discuss and vote on the requested revision to ND081, and to establish an effective date for the revision if approved. The redline version of the requested revision is available on the NOCSAE website at https://nocsae.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/ND081-18am18-REDLINE-003.pdf.

The meeting will be recorded and is open to the public. If you are interested in joining this meeting, contact Mia Katz at mia@nocsae.org and you will be provided with login information.

The opportunity to make comments during the meeting will be limited by time, so if you have comments specific to this revision you want the committee to address, please make them in advance of the meeting through the website here. You must be registered on the website to make comments. If you do not wish to register, but still want to submit comments, please do so directly to Mike Oliver at mike.oliver@nocsae.org before Monday, August 13.

If you have any questions, please contact Mike Oliver or Melinda Cook.

In Memoriam

John Miller, M.D., a long-standing board member and past president of NOCSAE, died on June 27, 2018.

Miller, a former director of the Indiana University Student Health Service who also worked for Indiana University as a physician, director of sports medicine, and professor of kinesiology, attended NOCSAE meetings as a representative for the American College Health Association.

He served for 38 years on the board of directors, and he was president from 1986 to 1997.

“John was a pioneer in college health and athletic medicine on college campuses,” says NOCSAE President Ken Stephens, RPh, MD. “He will be missed.”

A scholarship in John Miller’s name is currently being established by NOCSAE.