DRR – April 5, 2017 – Blanket Waiver Approved – SWM & DIV – Preparation for National & World Championships

The NCAA Committee for Legislative Relief recently approved a blanket waiver applicable to swimming and diving student-athletes that will continue to allow them to work with coaches during the off-season if they have qualified for, or are very close to qualifying for, the 2017 national championships or world championships. In essence, if a student-athlete has…

DRR – April 4, 2017 – Blanket Waiver for Summer Access – Incoming Frosh and Expenses Prior to Summer Classes

The NCAA recently approved a blanket waiver to allow prospects who will participate in required summer access workouts (football and basketball) but enroll in their summer school courses after the start of said workouts to receive lodging and meal expenses prior to the start of their sumer school courses. Specifically, the NCAA felt it necessary…

1/17/17 – Daily Rules Revelation – Update to Football Practice Guidelines

The Year-Round Football Contact Recommendations were recently updated to reflect additional research and findings related to student-athlete health. The CSMAS (Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sport) supported the updates and the Football Oversight Committee endorsed the updates. As seen below, the guidelines seek to diminish contact for student-athlete safety and ensure adequate…