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Preparing Your Head Coach for Head Coach Responsibility

Head coaches are presumed responsible for the actions of individuals under their umbrella. This is no longer a new or foreign concept. For coaches, it can be challenging to assess and manage NCAA compliance risk areas while trying to build a winning program. As a...

Rice Commission: Quick Hits

What's Happening? President Mark Emmert responded to the FBI’s college basketball probe by creating a commission on college basketball to recommend changes on issues surrounding men’s basketball specifically.  The recommendations were processed this morning by...

UNC vs. Notre Dame: Comparing Academic Integrity Policies

WHAT’S HAPPENING? Recent news for Notre Dame football included a denied appeal to remove vacation of records penalty in a case similar to that of the less recent University of North Carolina COI decision.  Both cases were surrounded by academic issues, but ND received...

Solving the Riddle of Exemplary Cooperation

What's Happening? Exemplary cooperation is a mitigating factor that can help your institution or coach through an investigation.  Institutions often believe they’ve delivered exemplary cooperation but don’t see the mitigating factor in the decision. The key is...

Student-Athlete Transfer Working Group

What's Happening? In early September (2017), the NCAA announced that it was beginning to seek member input on its transfer rules.  The current rules require student-athletes who participate in “revenue sports” (baseball, basketball, football or men’s ice hockey) to...

NCAA’s Time Management Policy

What's Happening? On August 1, 2017, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) put legislation in place with regard to a new time management plan (“TMP”) for student-athletes. TMP is designed to create a more balanced athletic, academic and social...