When taking courses during a winter session or “mini-mester” over the holidays, it can be important to know when that grade will post to an athlete’s transcript. At one university where I was the NCAA DI compliance director, the grades … Read More
NCAA Academic Eligibility
The Division I Transfer Working Group continues to gather information and feedback from coaches, athletic administrators, and student-athletes to develop proposed rule changes which they intend to “…improve the transfer environment for colleges athletes, coaches, and teams.” It appears that … Read More
Some NCAA Division I coaches have been denying student-athletes’ permission to talk to other four-year colleges about a possible transfer unless the student-athlete has a GPA of at least 2.600. This can happen when teams are in danger of being … Read More
NCAA academic coordinator and athlete mentor, Ryan Allen talks about how to have success academically and on the field during spring season sports. Read More
If you’re a college athlete who is struggling in a class, you may be thinking about dropping that class before the final exam. My Advice? DON’T!!!! — UNTIL YOU CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING: Will dropping the class affect my current … Read More
When I worked on campus, the hardest thing I had to do was tell an athlete they weren’t academically eligible to play their sport.
If you are a High School prospect entering your senior year and graduating in 2017, NOW is the time to review your course enrollment to make sure you are on track to meet the NCAA or NAIA freshman eligibility requirements. Many … Read More