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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...

LEAD1 Launches Podcast and Video Series with Kelleigh Fagan

LEAD1 Launches Podcast and Video Series with Kelleigh Fagan

Title IX's Implications on NIL, Considerations for Cutting Sports and Students Return to Campus Kelleigh Fagan recently sat down with CEO of Lead1, Tom McMillen, to talk about a number of legal issues currently evolving in the collegiate sports world on a daily...

2020 Quarter 2 Case Summaries

2020 Quarter 2 Case Summaries

  June 18, 2020 University of Idaho Negotiated Resolution Level: Level II-Standard for Institution and Head Coach Key Takeaways The COI accepted the enforcement staff and institution’s position that the school did not fail to monitor its athletics program because...

Molly Richman Weighs in on Sneaker Companies and the NCAA

Molly Richman Weighs in on Sneaker Companies and the NCAA

What happens if the NCAA succeeds in labeling sneaker companies as boosters?  By: Seth Davis May 7, 2020 CCHA Collegiate Senior Advisor and CCHA Law Attorney, Molly Richman, weighs in with Seth Davis here on sneaker companies and the NCAA.  On Monday, the NCAA served...

2020 Quarter 1 Case Summaries

February 6, 2020 California Polytechnic State University Division I Infractions Appeal Facts: Cal Poly appealed the Committee on Infractions (“COI”) decision to prescribe a vacation of records penalty arguing the COI abused its discretion. Cal Poly violated NCAA...