Yannick Kluch is a doctoral candidate and teaching associate in the School of Media and Communication at Bowling Green State University. He earned a master’s degree in Popular Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University in 2014. His research interests include critical and cultural studies of communication, men and masculinities, athlete activism, and identity construction in and through sport. Yannick is also interested in examining the potential of sport to be used as a vehicle for social change. His research has been published in Interactions: Studies in Communication & Culture, Learning Landscapes, and International Review of Qualitative Research. He has presented his research at various national and international conferences. Yannick is the founding president of We Are One Team (WA1T), a university-wide initiative that utilizes sport to promote diversity, inclusion, and social justice at BGSU. For his work with We Are One Team (WA1T), Yannick was honored with the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Drum Major for Peace Award by the Bowling Green City Human Relations Commission. Under Yannick’s leadership, We Are One Team (WA1T) was also selected as the recipient of the prestigious 2017 NCAA Award for Diversity and Inclusion.