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. 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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Athletic Compliance Office Objectives 
Teamwork
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

Office of Athletic Compliance Staff Contact Information
230 Bierman Field Athletic Building
516 15th Ave. SE
Minneapolis, Minn. 55455
Fax: (612) 624-5026
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
J.T. Bruett
Director
612-626-7218 bruet001@umn.edu
Andrew Nelson
Compliance Coordinator
612-626-8233 nelsonam@umn.edu 
Jim Praska
Associate Director/Scholarships
612-626-7117 prask001@umn.edu
Jeremiah Carter
Associate Director
612-626-5480 cart0194@umn.edu 
Andrea Smith
Associate Director/Eligibility
612-624-5425 smit1772@umn.edu
Kristin Basballe
Financial Aid Coordinator
612-625-5357 parrx008@umn.edu
Office of the General Counsel
Official Website
612-624-4100 ogc@mail.ogc.umn.edu

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Compliance
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