Scott Krapf ’09, M.S. ’11, was named the new assistant commissioner for championships for the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) in January.

During Krapf’s time at Illinois State University he was extremely successful, both athletically and academically. He earned his bachelor’s degree in recreation management and his master’s in sport management.

Krapf was selected twice as an Academic All-American athlete, was the 2009 Missouri Valley Conference cross country individual champion and Athlete of the Year, received the Doug Collins Scholar-Athlete of the Year three consecutive years, and received Missouri Valley Conference’s Dr. Charlotte West Scholar-Athlete Award in 2011.

After earning his master’s degree at Illinois State, Krapf continued his education at Indiana University Maurer School of Law where he focused on sport and entertainment law. Following law school he worked as a law clerk with the NCAA Office of Legal Affairs and most recently served as a judicial law clerk with the Indiana Superior and Circuit courts before accepting his new position with OVC.

Krapf’s other achievements include being chair of the NCAA Division I National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee from 2011 to 2012 and being the U.S. representative to a permanent committee of the International University Sports Federation.