Athletic Compliance

Thank you for visiting the University of Minnesota Athletic Compliance home. The mission of the University's Compliance office is to maintain institutional control of Intercollegiate Athletics and protect the integrity of the University by fostering a strong culture of compliance through comprehensive educational programming, development of a service oriented proactive approach and a vigilant self-reporting system.

We are dedicated to enforcing adherence to the rules and regulations of the NCAA, the Big Ten Conference and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association by our student-athletes, coaches, administrators and supporters.

If you have specific areas of interest, please select the appropriate link at the top of this page. If you have questions or concerns, please visit the Compliance staff information below or email us: If you wish to report a violation anonymously, please click the UReport button at the bottom of this page. You can also follow us on our official Twitter page!

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Office of Athletic Compliance Staff Contact Information
244 Bierman Field Athletic Building
516 15th Ave. SE
Minneapolis, Minn. 55455
Fax: (612) 626-5480
Twitter: @GopherGuardian

Do you have questions about NCAA rules? Feel free to contact any of the individuals below and they will be happy to assist you. Not sure who to ask? Click here!

Contact Phone Number Email
Jeremiah Carter
Jim Praska
Associate Director/Scholarships
Andrew Nelson
Associate Director
John Wallace
Associate Director
Rhett Caviel
Assistant Director
Kevin Gomer
Assistant Director
Molly Nelson
Financial Aid Coordinator
Office of the General Counsel
Official Website

Athletic Compliance Office Objectives 
We support the athletics department and the academic counseling unit and are integral to their success
We will support the mission, values & vision of the athletics department
We are dedicated to the integrity and success of the athletics department
We will provide services to allow the athletics department and the University to succeed within the rules while always maintaining institutional control of intercollegiate athletics
Educational Focus
We will provide informative and timely education
We will utilize a variety of mediums to educate the staff
We will incorporate "real-life" examples
We will create and maintain an approachable environment for everyone to ask questions
We will use testing to gauge the comprehension of rules by coaches and staff in order to help us improve our educational efforts
Effective Communication
We will communicate in an efficient, accurate and professional manner
We will continually work to improve our communication plans
We will utilize targeted communication whenever possible

Helpful Links

General Information
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Information for Prospects
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Arrow SAT
Arrow NCAA Eligibility Center
Arrow National Letter of Intent

University of Minnesota Information
Arrow Admissions Office
Arrow Financial Aid Office

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