Smith Named Chair of NCAA Drug Education-Testing

January 1, 2013


The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) appointed Andy Smith ’89 chair of its Drug Education and Testing Committee. In this role, Smith provides expertise and leadership to the NCAA in order to promote a healthy and safe environment for the nearly 400,000 student-athletes within the NCAA, through research, education, collaboration and policy development.

Smith will continue in his role as director of sports medicine at Canisius, where he oversees all 17 Canisius athletic teams, and works directly with the women’s lacrosse and cross country programs. He also manages the NCAA and Canisius College drug testing programs.