DIA FACULTY ATHLETICS REPRESENTATIVES

                                                        2009 ANNUAL MEETING

CHALLENGES IN COLLEGE ATHLETICS

and

WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT THEM

 

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

 

Noon to 2:30 p.m.      YOUTH BASKETBALL AND MENŐS BASKETBALL

RECRUITING.  Like the Weather, Everyone Complains about What Is Happening, but What Can We Do about It?

                                                                                                           

                        Noon to 1:30 p.m.   WHATŐS GOING ON?

 

            Paul Hewit, Head MenŐs Basketball Coach, Georgia Tech University

Jim Salmon, Former college, high school, and AAU coach. Currently administers an AAU program

            Jeff Rogers, Nike

            Duane Cooper, High school coach, former NBA player, and former recruiter for an agent

 

                        Moderator: Percy Bates, FAR, Michigan

            1:30 to 2:15 p.m.  WHATŐS THE NCAA ENFORCEMENT STAFF DOING?

 

            Lu Ann Humphrey, Enforcement Staff Representative, Basketball Focus Group

 

Rachel Newman Baker, NCAA Director of Agent, Gambling and Amateurism Activities   (AGA).

 

2:15 to 2:35 p.m.   WHATŐS THE MISSION OF i-HOOPS (NCAA/NBA Youth Basketball Initiative)?

 

            Kevin Weiberg, CEO, i-Hoops

 

2:35 to 2:45 p.m.        BREAK

 

2:45 to 3:45 p.m.        NCAA LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS AND MINIMIZING LITIGATION RISK

 

Linda Salfrank, Chair, Education and College Sports Law Group, Spencer Fane Law Firm (Kansas City MO).   For more than 21 years Salfrank has been outside counsel to the NCAA on matters not involving antitrust litigation.

 

3:45 to 4:45 p.m.        THE PHYSICS OF FOOTBALL

 

                                    Tim Gay, Professor of Physics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

4:45 to 5:30 p.m.        WRAP-UP AND PRELUDE

           

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

 

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.        D1A FARs BUSINESS MEETING

 

9:30 to 10:45 a.m.      BEING PROACTIVE, NOT REACTIVE:  WHAT WE SHOULD    TRACK; WHAT WE MIGHT DO.  Reports of NCAA Cabinets,               MenŐs Basketball Academic Enhancement Group, and Division I Board.

 

                                                Moderator: Peter Nicholson, FAR, Hawai`i

 

10:45. to 11 a.m.         BREAK

 

11:00 to Noon.            COMMERCIALIZATION:  WHAT DID THE PRESIDENTIAL TASK FORCE FAIL TO ADDRESS?  WHAT MIGHT WE DO?

 

Ken Casavant, FAR, Washington State University; Vice Chair, DIA FARs

 

MONDAY AFTERNOON   DIA Directors of Athletics Meeting Begins

 

1:30 to 2:15 p.m.        Joint Session.  MANAGING ATHLETICS BUDGETS IN A TIME OF RETRENCHMENT:   REPORT OF DIVISION I CEO RESPONSES TO KNIGHT COMMISSION SURVEY

 

R. Gerald Turner, President, Southern Methodist University, and Co Chair, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics        

 

2:15 to 3:15 p.m.        Joint Session.  ANTITRUST 101, OR, HOW TO MINIMIZE LITIGATION RISK IN NCAA PROPOSALS AND IN MOVING FORWARD WITH BUDGET CUTS

 

Greg Curtner and Bob Wierenga, Miller Canfield (NYC, NY; Ann Arbor, Mich.).  Curtner and Wierenga represented the NCAA in, among other antitrust litigation, White v. NCAA (NIT litigation against the NCAA).