Promoting Student-Athlete Wellness and Substance Abuse Prevention

Erika Kuhr, M.Ed., ATC, CSCS

Erika Kuhr
Drug Free Sport International

Erika is the Senior Director of Sport Drug Testing, responsible for the management of more than 300 college, university and amateur organizations’ sport drug testing programs. A Nebraska native – and possessing an undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln – Erika’s professional career and philanthropic outreach has focused on athletic care and wellness. This work has prepared her well to lead both client relationships and to understand student-athlete needs in this position. Prior to Drug Free Sport, Erika has worked as a certified athletic trainer at the University of Iowa, a private college preparatory school, and the University of Texas (where she earned her master’s degree in kinesiology). In addition, Erika is often a subject matter expert speaker on sport drug testing, substance abuse, and wellness for student-athletes and athletic administration.