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

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When an athlete transfers from a Division 2 school to a Division 1, can he be immediately eligible to participate? The answer depends upon a number of factors, some of which include: The athlete’s sport The athlete’s scholarship status The … Read More

A Reminder as Spring Sports Start Up

With many NCAA, NAIA, and NJCAA spring sport seasons beginning soon, college athletes and parents are reminded that any amount of participation in a game or contest against another team will count as a season of eligibility used. The only … Read More

News from the 2017 NCAA Convention

Representatives from colleges and universities across all three divisions of the NCAA met at the recent NCAA Convention to discuss concepts for change and specific proposed legislated changes to the NCAA rules in various topic areas. In this article, I’ll highlight … Read More