Recent posts by Rick Allen

About Rick Allen

25+ years NCAA Rules Expertise, including Director of Compliance at 2 major DI schools

Former President of National Association for Athletic Compliance (NAAC)

Conducts compliance reviews and audits at NCAA Schools throughout the U.S.

Consulted with NAIA schools transitioning to NCAA membership status

Dad of a DI & DII student-athlete

A Letter from an NCAA DI Transfer Athlete’s Parents

“We started working with Informed Athlete in January 2015.  Our son was graduating from one of the top Div. 1 schools in the nation and wanted to transfer with his remaining football eligibility. The schools compliance department was vague and … Read More

NCAA Transfer Waivers Rule Changes

I’m often asked by parents “Are there any exceptions or waivers?” to allow their son or daughter to be immediately eligible when they transfer to an NCAA university. There are a number of transfer “exceptions” that give a university the … Read More

Informed Athlete & Perfect Game Announce Partnership

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Perfect Game® and Informed Athlete® announce the formation of an affiliate partnership effective immediately. Through this partnership, Rick Allen of Informed Athlete will serve as a resource and advisor to Perfect Game regarding NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA … Read More