On Monday, Nov. 30, College of the Ozarks hosted Dan Meers, mascot for the Kansas City Chiefs, for a limited-audience, student convocation.
Meers is widely known as KC Wolf, the official mascot of the Kansas City Chiefs. He travels throughout the United States and the world entertaining thousands of people both in and out of costume. Meers is not only a mascot but also a comedian and motivational speaker to audiences of all ages.
More about Dan Meers
Meers began his career in 1986 at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Dressed as the school mascot, Truman Tiger, Meers soon established himself as one of the top college mascots in the nation. In 1988, Meers was selected as the nation’s No. 1 college mascot at the 1989 National Collegiate Mascot Championships.
After graduating with honors, Meers began his professional career as Fredbird, the mascot for the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team. He was later offered a job in professional football and decided to exchange his bird suit to become a wolf.
Dan lives in Kansas City, Missouri, with his wife, Cam, and their three children – Mycah, Aaron, and Mallory.