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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...

Celebrating Five Years in Business!

Kelleigh Fagan, a partner at Church Church Hittle + Antrim, started the firm's sports law practice in 2015.  Here's a quick question and answer interview on Kelleigh's path to creating the only all-female sports law practice in the US. Initial business thoughts,...

CCHA Sports Law Receives National News Attention

Julie Roe Lach talks NIL and Title IX with Forbes Sports Forbes Sports Reporter, Kristi Dosh, discussed potential Title IX and Name, Image and Likeness issues with Julie Roe Lach.  Lach advises that the two may not be as exclusive as many are suggesting, providing...

2019 Quarter 4 Case Summaries

December 18, 2019: University of Houston Summary Disposition Key Takeaways If head coach is personally involved in violation, it is an uphill battle to rebut presumption of responsibility in head coach control legislation. Head coaches should ensure they set the...

Understanding NCAA Transfer Rules for Student-Athletes

Understanding NCAA Transfer Rules for Student-Athletes

  In 2018, the NCAA Committee for Legislative Relief amended the NCAA’s standards for granting student-athletes waiver exemptions from the NCAA Bylaw 14.5.1 year of academic residence requirement for Division I student-athletes. The general principle under Bylaw...

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...