Dan Guerrero

Dan Guerrero

Dan Guerrero has been president of The United States International University Sports Federation (USIUSF) effective July 1, for the period 2020-2024. Guerrero, retired as Athletic Director at UCLA in 2020, and has been involved with the Federation since 2015, and formerly served as vice president.

Guerrero’s connections to the World University Games date back many years when, as a UCLA undergraduate student he was selected to play on a U.S. baseball team that toured Italy and played in the 1970 Summer World University Games in Torino.

He went on to play four seasons of Major League Baseball in the Italian leagues (Serie A) from 1974 to 1977. A strong proponent of the value of global and cross-cultural engagement, Guerrero has consistently supported the World University Games and other international opportunities for student-athletes.

A distinguished administrator, Guerrero was the first athletics director at the NCAA Division I level to earn three NACDA Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year awards. In 2017, he was honored by the National Football Foundation with the John L. Toner Award. Nationally, he has extensive experience in committee work at both the NCAA and conference level. As the Chair of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee in 2009-10, he was involved with the negotiation of the 14-year, $10.8 billion, NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament television package.

Guerrero’s athletic administration experience includes Athletic Director, UCLA (2002-20), Athletic Director, UC Irvine (1992-02), and Athletic Director, California State University, Dominguez Hills (1988-92).  He has a bachelor’s degree from UCLA and master’s in Public Administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills.