Kyle Richard is an advocate & national speaker for sexual violence prevention in sports and has been recognized by The Capital One Orange Bowl, The Institute for Sport & Social Justice & more for being an active bystander & for his efforts to engage athletes & men in violence prevention. He had the privilege of receiving a letter of praise from Commissioner Roger Goodell at the 2018 It's On Us Courage Award.
In 2017, the graduate & former 2x captain for SUNY Cortland Football (‘20), intervened with his friends in what was potentially an act of sexual assault. When Kyle confronted the assailant in the aftermath, the assailant shot him twice, leaving him doubtful to return to the field. Fortunately, he completed a comeback & led the Red Dragons for the next 2 years.
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