​​​​​The Institute for
Diversity and Ethics in Sport

​Dr. Richard Lapchick, Director

Zach Gerhart

Hometown: Starkville, MS

Undergrad: Mississippi State University

Contact Info:zacharygerhart@gmail.com

Trevor Troutman

Hometown: Normal, IL

Undergrad: Southern Illinois University

Contact Info: trout25@knights.ucf.edu

Our Publications

Carter Young

Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah

Undergrad: University of Utah
Contact Info:
carterwyoung@knights.ucf.edu

Meet our Graduate Assistants

Cymonne New

Hometown: Kansas City, MO

Undergrad: University of Missouri

Contact Info:cymonne.n.new@gmail.com

Nataliya Bredikhina
Hometown:
Moscow Russia

Undergrad: University of Maryland, College Park 
Contact Info: 
nbredikh@knights.ucf.edu 

About TIDES

D19 - TIDES GA's

Ashleigh Boyd

Hometown: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Undergrad: University of Central Florida

Contact Info: shleigh.boyd@knights.ucf.edu

Media Contacts/Dr. Lapchick's Graduate Assistants

The Institute’s founder and director, Dr. Richard E. Lapchick, is a scholar, author and internationally recognized human rights activist and pioneer for racial equality who is acknowledged as an expert on sports issues. 

Chelsea Stewart - D19

Hometown: Highland Ranch, CO 
Undergrad: University of California, Los Angeles 

Contact Info: chelsbs19@gmail.com

Devinn Cartwright

Hometown: Nassau, Bahamas

Undergrad: University of Central Florida

Contact Info: devinnscartwright@gmail.com

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    • Human Trafficking 
    • Racism in Sport



Blair Neelands - D19

​Hometown: San Luis Obispo, California 
Undergrad: University of Maryland 

Contact Info: ​bneelands@knights.ucf.edu

Brett Estrella - D19

Hometown: Pepperell, MA  
Undergrad: University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Contact Info:​brett.estrella20@gmail.com

Paris Rainey

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Undergrad: Hampton University

Contact Info:rainey.paris@knights.ucf.edu

Keegan Brown

Hometown: Ladera Ranch, CA

Undergrad: Brigham Young University

Contact Info:  keeganbrown@me.com

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport is part of the DeVos Sport Business Management Graduate Program in the University of Central Florida's College of Business Administration. This landmark program focuses on business skills necessary for graduates to conduct successful careers in the rapidly changing and dynamic sports industry while also emphasizing diversity, community service and sport and social issues. The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport relies on the NCAA's studies for the data used in the College Racial and Gender Report Card. TIDES interprets the data and is grateful for the NCAA's outstanding work.

Gustavo Costa

Hometown: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Undergrad: IBMEC-RJ

Contact Info:gustavo.costa@knights.ucf.edu

Chevelle Lee

Hometown: Pemberton, NJ

Undergrad: South Carolina State University

Contact Info: chevell.lee@knights.ucf.edu

Alexis Feller

Hometown: Omaha, NE

Undergrad: Nebraska Wesleyan University 

Contact Info: alexisfeller25@gmail.com