EPLEY AND MCGLADE NAMED TO THE NEBRASKA GREATS FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Nebraska Greats Foundation 501C-3 (www.negreats.org) which provides emergency assistance to former
collegiate athletics letter winners who face medical and financial challenges announces the appointment of Boyd
Epley and Michael McGlade to the Board of Directors. Each will serve a 5-year term.
Epley, known as “The Godfather of College Strength and Conditioning” is recognized as the pioneer in the field
after serving at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for most of 50 years. His vision made “Husker Power” a brand
name in college sports and UNL as the birthplace for modern day S/C programs. He retired July 1, 2020. Globally
renowned and copied, his original strength and conditioning guide book is on display at the College Football Hall of
Fame in Atlanta, GA. Says Epley, “I have a great desire to serve the NGF and its mission. I am excited to begin this
next chapter of my career and utilize my experience and relationships to identify donors and recipients."
McGlade brings a 40-year career in the medical field to the NGF. Currently the Senior Associate Dean for
Administration and Director of Finance for the (UNMC) College of Medicine, he has also served as Departmental
Admin. Dir. of Internal Medicine, OBGYN as well as Anesthesiology. He holds degrees from UNK and UNO after a
standout football career at UNK from 1976-1980. Says McGlade, “the chance to support individuals that now need
assistance after providing such great joy to other Nebraskans as they participated in athletics across the state