Recent News

 

Progress-Toward-Degree

NCAA DI Progress-Toward-Degree Division I requires student-athletes to meet certain academic benchmarks each year to ensure they are progressing toward graduation. If a student-athlete does not meet these benchmarks they could be ineligible for competition. Your...

Hardship Waivers

If you got hurt early in your season, it's possible you could use a hardship waivers. Hardship waivers are meant to provide an additional season of competition for students who missed out on a substantial portion of their season due to injury. Things to keep in mind...

Quarter 2 Case Summaries

Quarter 2 Case Summaries

2021 Quarter 2 Case Summaries and Key Takeaways Key Takeaways Review coaches’ education on the transfer process to ensure it presents roles and responsibilities of coaches and staff in using the Transfer Portal. Consider establishing a system or process for...

2021 Quarter 1 Case Summaries

2021 Quarter 1 Case Summaries

  INFRACTIONS APPEALS COMMITTEE DECISION Georgia Institute of Technology February 26, 2021 Key Takeaways There must be specific factual findings of action or inaction by an institution relevant to the violation (e.g. failure to monitor, lack of institutional...

Part I: Q&A on Name, Image and Likeness with Athletics Veritas

Part I: Q&A on Name, Image and Likeness with Athletics Veritas

  CCHA Sports Law attorneys, Kelleigh Fagan and Katie Collyer, tackled questions on the NIL frontier with Athletics Veritas. Athletics Veritas is a weekly series aimed at helping higher education executives, faculty, and other stakeholders stay tuned in on...

2020 Quarter 4 Case Summaries

NEGOTIATED RESOLUTION Charleston Southern October 7, 2020 Key Takeaways • This case should serve as a cautionary tale – even casual or social conversations may be treated as violations of the transfer communication rules. • We are continuing to see more strict...

Julie Roe Lach Named Horizon League Commissioner

Julie Roe Lach Named Horizon League Commissioner

CCHA Collegiate Sports Consulting started over 5 years ago with a small team of two lawyers -- Julie Roe Lach and Kelleigh Fagan.  Today, CCHA Collegiate and CCHA Sports Law group has expanded to seven team members with over 50 years of NCAA experience and...

2020 Quarter 3 Case Summaries

It’s All Virtual 2020’s most used terms have to include Zoom, Microsoft Teams, GoTo Meeting, Cisco Webex, Slack and others.  We’ve used Zoom for virtual hearings with the NCAA during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Here are some advantages and disadvantages from our virtual...