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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: Can NCAA’s Quick Legislative Changes Restore Trust?

What's Happening? When the Commission on College Basketball (“Rice Commission”) issued its recommendations on April 24, 2018, one of the unanswered questions was how the process by which these recommendations would be implemented.  Typically, the concept for...

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...

CCHA Collegiate: Same Services, Different Name

We've Changed Our Name Formerly known as Spectrum Collegiate Sports Consulting, we are now operating under the name CCHA Collegiate Sports Consulting.  We wanted to keep things simple for our clients and we are still in a strategic partnership with the law firm of...

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...