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Whitney Frye: Director, Safesport


Whitney Frye began her duties with USA Basketball as director, Safesport on Nov. 16, 2017.

Her responsibilities include ensuring compliance with all aspects of USA Basketball’s Safesport program; working with the U.S. Center for SafeSport; coordinating the background screenings processes, reporting, adjudication and appeals; serving as the primary liaison for youth coach license complaints and incidents.

Prior to joining USA Basketball, she worked for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association as General Counsel and Associate Commissioner for three years.

She also served as an Adjunct Professor at North Carolina Central University School of Law.

Other organizations she has worked with include the Social Security Administration, General Counsel’s Office at North Carolina A&T State University, Office of Chief Counsel at the Internal Revenue Service and North Carolina Court of Appeals.

She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Juris Doctor Degree with high honors from North Carolina Central University School of Law.

Additionally, during her time at UNC, she was a varsity cheerleader.

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