Board Member

Kevin White was appointed to the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee board of directors in March 2015.

White was named the vice president and director of athletics at Duke University in May 2008, and also serves as an adjunct professor of business administration. Under his direction, the university’s athletic programs have won six national championships, 17 ACC titles and conference recognition for academic excellence. For his efforts, White earned the National Football Foundation’s John L. Toner award and the Sports Business Journal’s Athletic Director of the Year award in 2014.

Prior to his time at Duke, White spent eight years as director of athletics at the University of Notre Dame from 2000-08, during which time he held a number of prominent roles, including president of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics and president of the Division I-A Athletic Directors Association. In 2006, he was named the GeneralSports TURF Systems Division I-A Central Region Athletic Director of the Year. In addition to his administrative duties, he also served on the steering committee for the Chicago bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games.

With more than 33 years of experience in collegiate athletics administration, White previously served as director of athletics at Arizona State University, Tulane University, the University of Maine and Loras College. Prior to his role as an administrator, he served as head track and field coach at Southeast Missouri State University.

White earned his bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Indiana, his master’s in athletic administration from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, and his Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois.