One Last Goal, a charitable foundation established by the family of UB Sports Law alum Matthew Benedict, is co-sponsoring a free mental health webinar, “Behind the Mask” featuring mental health expert Ross Szabo in partnership with the Maria Love Fund. Mr. Szabo is a nationally renowned speaker on mental health concerns affecting young people, and student-athletes in particular. The event will be held on March 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm. You can register for the event by visiting the One Last Goal website: https://www.onelastgoal.com/
Helen A. “Nellie” Drew is an expert in sports law, including professional and amateur sports issues ranging from NCAA compliance and Title IX matters to facility construction, discipline of professional athletes, collective bargaining and franchise issues. Drew formerly served as an officer and in-house counsel to the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League, after previously working as outside counsel to the Sabres and the NHL. Among her more interesting experiences were assisting former USSR superstar Alexander Mogilny in obtaining asylum status in the U.S. and working on multiple NHL expansions, including San Jose, Ottawa, Florida and Tampa Bay.
Drew teaches a variety of courses that incorporate topics such as drug testing in professional sports and professional player contract negotiation and arbitration. She is especially interested in the evolving research and litigation concerning concussions in both amateur and professional sports.