Steven "Skip" Frye came to USCS in the fall of 1973 and competed in three sports over the next eight months. Frye was one of the best all-around athletes in the university's history, competing in cross country, basketball and baseball. He was a teammate of Robert "Firechief" Smith's on the 1973-74 basketball team, and also played baseball that spring. As a runner, Frye was a NLCAA Cross Country All-American in 1973 and 1974. He was named to the NAIA Cross Country All-District Second team in 1977 and 1978, and the Third team in 1976. He led the 1977 squad to the NAIA District Championship, the first for a USCS cross country team. Frye is currently a teacher at Broome High School, where he is also the head cross country coach for both boys and girls, and the boys track coach. He has won numerous Coach of the Year awards at the high school level.