Promoting Student-Athlete Wellness and Substance Abuse Prevention

Mary Wilfert, M.Ed.


Mary Wilfert is an associate director of prevention and health promotion, NCAA Sport Science Institute.  Since 1999, she has administered the NCAA drug-education and drug-testing programs and worked to promote policies and develop resources for student-athlete healthy life choices.  She serves as primary liaison to the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports, the Association-wide committee charged with providing leadership on health and safety recommendations to the NCAA membership.  Mary has worked in the health education field for over 35 years to empower individuals to make informed choices for lifelong health and success.