Presentation on theme: "Student Manager Program Rules Education 2010. Eligibility To be eligible for the Student Manager Program (Bylaw 11.01.6): In good academic standing Enrolled."— Presentation transcript:
Eligibility To be eligible for the Student Manager Program (Bylaw 11.01.6): In good academic standing Enrolled full-time in at least 12 credit hours except during final semester if carrying degree requirements
Ethical Conduct All Coaches, Department Staff & Student- Athletes Act with Honesty & Sportsmanship Must provide complete & accurate information to the NCAA & ND regarding any ongoing or pending investigations of possible violations of NCAA rules
Ethical Conduct Gambling Solicit/Accept a bet on any professional or collegiate team (for an item of tangible value) Provide inside information Participate in any gambling activity on NCAA sponsored collegiate or professional sports ◦Includes bracket pools & fantasy leagues if BOTH an entry fee is required and a prize is awarded
Academic Fraud An NCAA Violation can occur if: An institutional staff member (coach, professor, tutor, teaching assistant) knowingly arranges fraudulent academic credit or false transcripts for an enrolled student- athlete A student-athlete, acting alone or with others, knowingly arranges fraudulent academic credit or false transcripts If a student-athlete commits an academic offense (cheating, plagiarism) with no involvement of an institutional staff member & the academic offense results in an erroneous declaration of eligibility & the student-athlete subsequently competes for the institution
Extra Benefits A student-athlete, their family and friends, may not accept a benefit from an employee of Notre Dame or a representative of the University’s athletics interests (e.g., alumnus, season-ticket holder, donor) If it is not available to the Notre Dame student body or the general public – it is an extra benefit
Extra Benefits Money, gifts, clothing, tickets for entertainment, haircut, use of a car Free or reduced-cost room or board anywhere (SB, hometown) Free or reduced-cost merchandise or services Use of Athletics Department copy/fax machines, long distance telephone service, free use of a cell phone Special discount or credit on the purchase of an airline ticket Loan of money or co-signing of a note to arrange for a loan Receipt of complimentary admissions for your family or friends other than your comps or those of a teammate Sale or trade of your comps for merchandise, services or debt repayment Sale or trade of any items you’ve received for your participation in athletics (shoes, uniform, awards)
Boosters What can a representative of the University’s athletics interests do for a current student-athlete? ◦Occasional home or on-campus meal ◦Legitimate employment opportunity NOTHING ELSE!
Countable Hours IN-SEASON 20 hours per week & max 4 hours per day 1 required day off per week No practice activities permitted after competition OUT-OF-SEASON During the academic year 8 hours per week & max 4 hours per day 2 required days off per week Skill instruction limited to 2 of the 8 hours/week Weekly hour limitations don’t include voluntary activities Without coaching staff supervision No limitation during preseason practice prior to 1 st day of class or scheduled competition (whichever is earlier) No limitations during official vacation periods Fall Break, Christmas Break, Spring Break
Countable Hours CountableNon-Countable Practice – 4 hrs per day Ath meetings with a coach initiated by a coach Competition - counts as 3 hours Required weight training Discussion/review of film Set-up of offensive/defensive alignments Compliance meetings Meetings with a coach initiated by SA Study hall, tutoring Voluntary weight training not conducted by staff Team travel Training room activities Voluntary sport activities (no coach, no attendance)
Per Diem/Meals In Conjunction with Home Contests: All student-athletes are permitted to receive meals at the institution’s discretion beginning with the evening before competition and continuing until they are released. It is not permissible to provide cash in lieu of meals during this time period. At the time the student-athletes are released following competition, the institution is permitted to provide a meal or cash, but not both. If cash is given, the amount may not exceed $15.
Per Diem/Meals In Conjunction with Away-from-Home Contests: Option #1 – Regular meals (or per diem) plus either pregame or postgame meal. Opportunity for cash in lieu of postgame meal Option #2 – Meals at discretion from required report time until the team returns to campus or is released
Per Diem/Meals In Conjunction with Away-from-Home Contests; Option #1: All student-athletes are permitted to receive a pregame or postgame meal in addition to regular meals (or meal allowances/per diem). An institution, at its discretion, may provide cash, not to exceed $15, in lieu of a postgame meal (but not a pregame meal). ◦All student-athletes on the same team must receive identical meal allowances ◦Student-athletes can receive up to 4 meals per day, per diem for 3 meals plus $15 for postgame meal or a combination of meals and per diem provided no “double dipping” occurs
Per Diem/Meals In Conjunction with Away-from-Home Contests; Option #2: All student-athletes are permitted to receive meals at the institution’s discretion from the time the team is required to report on call for team travel until the team returns to campus ◦Institution is not permitted to give per diem in lieu of a meal ◦One exception - the institution is permitted to provide a meal or cash in lieu of a meal (not to exceed $15) at the time of the student-athlete’s release regardless of whether they are returning to campus with the team
Coaching Limits Permissible Activities Feed/retrieve balls Run practice clock Sit on bench Arrange travel Film exchange Assign equipment Impermissible Activities Coaching! Participation in practice drills Instruction to SAs Attend coaching meetings Analyze film or practice Evaluate team stats Scouting opponents Provide campus/facility tours
Donation Requests Should you be asked to autograph an item for a promotional or fundraising activity, you may do so only if: Prior written approval from the Athletic Compliance Office is obtained The item must benefit an institutional, charitable, educational, or non-profit organization