Appalachian State Athletics Compliance

Jonathan Reeder
Assistant to the Chancellor for Athletics
Phone: (828) 406-5992
Fax: (828) 262-4056
Debbie Richardson
Sr. Associate A.D./SWA/Financial Aid Liaison
Phone: (828) 262-2496
Fax: (828) 262-4056
Barbara A. Green
Director of Compliance
Phone: (828) 387-7469
Fax: (828) 262-4056
Sean Dotson
Compliance Assistant
Phone: (828) 262-7843
Fax: (828) 262-4056
Sharon Sweeting
Continuing Eligibility
Phone: (828) 262-7628
Fax: (828) 262-6834

Important Links
2014-15 NCAA Manual Prospective Student-Athletes Current Student-Athletes
Coaches and Athletics Staff Boosters, Faculty, University Staff and Alumni Agents and Financial Planners

NCAA Bylaw of the Week
13.6.3 Requirements for Official Visit. The following requirements must be met before an institution may provide an official visit to a prospective student-athlete

(a)  A high school or preparatory school prospective student-athlete must present the institution with a score from a PSAT, SAT, PLAN or ACT taken on a national testing date under national testing conditions, except that a state-administered ACT may be used to meet the requirement. The score must be presented through a testing agency document, on a high school or preparatory school academic transcript.

(b)  A prospective student-athlete must present the institution with a high school (or college) academic transcript;

(c)  A high school or preparatory school prospective student-athlete must register with the NCAA Eligibility Center; and

(d)  A high school or preparatory school prospective student-athlete must be placed on the institution’s institutional request list (IRL) with the NCAA Eligibility Center.

Appalachian State Athletics Compliance Mission Statement
The Appalachian State University Department of Athletics Compliance Office functions within the scope of the university to coordinate monitor and verify compliance with all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), conference and university rules, regulations and policies. In fulfilling this charge, the Compliance Office invokes the principles of shared responsibility and comprehensive rules education to coordinate a proactive and responsive NCAA compliance program. The Athletics Compliance Office directs this effort and acts as a resource center concerning NCAA regulations and compliance issues. The primary functions of the Athletics Compliance Office are to oversee and verify the accurate and timely completion of NCAA-required procedures. In addition, the Athletics Compliance Office provides educational programming and interpretive support to ensure that all individuals involved with the athletics program fully understand the university's compliance expectations. It is the responsibility of the Athletics Compliance Office to ensure that the demands of the NCAA's, conference's and university's compliance efforts and expectations are properly supported.

If you are a booster, coach, student-athlete or prospective student-athlete and have any questions regarding the NCAA rules, please do not hesitate to contact the compliance office.

Appalachian State University - Athletics Compliance Office
135 Jack Branch Drive
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-7843