Activism and Sustainability in Sports


This session provides an overview of sustainability efforts happening at the collegiate level highlighting University of Miami and University of Virginia. The panel will also encourage activism from panel attendees.


March 16, 2022

Sadey Rodriguez

Born and raised in Laredo, Texas, Sadey is now a senior discus thrower at the University of Virginia. In 2019, she joined UVA’s Office for Sustainability […]
March 28, 2022

Lou Hedley

Delivered one of best seasons ever by Miami punter…Named finalist for Ray Guy Award, honoring nation’s top punter…Recognized with Associated Press second-team All-America honors…Earned second-team All-ACC […]
March 4, 2022

Dave Newport

In 1999, Dave Newport became the Florida Gators’ first Sustainability Director, piloted green sports efforts in The Swamp and in 2002, brought in the Gators’ first […]