Jim Praska  
Jim Praska

Associate Director of Athletic Compliance

Jim Praska is an Associate Director of Athletic Compliance at the University of Minnesota. He oversees the administration of athletic scholarships for all of the intercollegiate sport programs. This includes issuing scholarship tenders to all prospective and current student-athletes and paying all athletic scholarship aid. In addition, Jim manages the NCAA Student Assistance Fund, provides oversight for training table meals, and assists students with general student finance questions.
Prior to his role at the University of Minnesota, Jim was the Manager of Student Accounts at St Catherine University in St Paul. Previous roles include various student finance jobs at both St Catherine University and Hamline University in St Paul.
Jim is a native of Protivin, Iowa and received his undergraduate degree from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. He holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Hamline University and a MBA in Finance from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

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