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									Division III Athletically Related
            Activities
    2011 NCAA Regional Seminars
              Jeff Myers
            Kristin Nesbitt
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                 Overview

• General Principle.
• Strength and Conditioning.
• Nonorganized Sport Specific Activities.
• Outside Teams.
• Student-Athlete Interaction with Athletics
  Staff.
• Golf, Rowing and Tennis.
• Bylaw 17 New Look.
          General Principle
• Regulated to minimize interference with
  academic programs of student-athletes.
                       NCAA Bylaw 17.01.1
               General Rule
• The declared playing season for a sport is the
  only time an institution is permitted to
  conduct athletically related activities…
  • With exceptions.
     Strength and Conditioning
Several    exceptions  involve       strength        and
conditioning workouts:

• May provide individualized workout program.
                                              17.02.1.1-(f)
• May monitor voluntary individual workouts for
  health and safety purposes.
                                              17.02.1.1-(e)
• Certified strength and conditioning coach may
  conduct voluntary workouts.
                       17.02.1.1.1-(f) Proposal 2011-(7-1)
      NCAA Proposal 2011-(7-1)
• Conducting out-of-season workouts:
  – Strength and conditioning coach is certified.
  – Workout is voluntary.
  – Occurs during the academic year.
          Proposal 2011-(7-1)
• Academic year:
  – Start of fall classes to commencement.
  – Summer terms are not considered part of
    academic year.
          Proposal 2011-(7-1)
Permissible?
• Strength and conditioning coach sets aside a
  time in the weight room in which he will be
  conducting strength workouts.
Answers will be provided at seminar.
         Proposal 2011-(7-1)
Permissible?
• Strength and conditioning coach hangs a
  poster in the weight room for each sport
  indicating certain conditioning milestones.
Answers will be provided at seminar.
          Proposal 2011-(7-1)
• Voluntary:
 – No reporting back.
 – Initiated by the student-athlete.
 – No recording of attendance or
   participation.
 – No penalty or award.


                                       Bylaw 17.02.13
          Proposal 2011-(7-1)
Permissible?
• Strength and conditioning coach runs student-
  athletes through a circuit in which the
  conditioning activities incorporate sport
  specific techniques.
Answers will be provided at seminar.
           Proposal 2011-(7-1)
• What are the requirements for a strength and
  conditioning coach to be “certified”?
   – Must be a national certification.
     • What constitutes a national certification.
 Nonorganized sport specific activities
Outside the season, it is impermissible for an
institution's coaching staff member to observe
student-athletes in pick-up games in the
coaching staff member's sport.




                                Bylaw 17.02.1.1-(k)
 Nonorganized sport specific activities
Q.   Baseball and softball coaches are having
     lunch together in the gym. Some volleyball
     student-athletes come in and start a pick-
     up volleyball game. Can the coaches watch
     them play?
Answers will be provided at seminar.
 Nonorganized sport specific activities
Q.   Can the coaches join in on the pick-up
     game?
Answers will be provided at seminar.
 Nonorganized sport specific activities
Q.   Can the institution’s equipment manager
     join in the fun?
Answers will be provided at seminar.
 Nonorganized sport specific activities
Q.   A group of basketball student-athletes are
     staying in town for the summer instead of
     going home. They have asked coach if he
     can reserve the gym for them because
     they want to practice over the summer.
     May their coach reserve the facility for
     them?
Answers will be provided at seminar.
 Nonorganized sport specific activities
Q.   Once they have reserved the gym, can the
     basketball student-athletes close the
     facility to other students?
Answers will be provided at seminar.
     Outside team involvement
Q.   May an institution's coach be the coach of
     a summer baseball league team that
     includes one of his student-athletes?
Answers will be provided at seminar.
     Outside team involvement
Q.    May an institution's coach run a summer
     baseball league if one of the teams
     includes one of his student-athletes?
Answers will be provided at seminar.
     Outside team involvement
Q.   May an institution's coach be a member of
     a summer baseball league and compete on
     the same team as one of his student-
     athletes?
Answers will be provided at seminar.
     Outside team involvement
Q.   May an institution's baseball coach be the
     coach of a summer baseball league team
     that includes a football student-athlete
     from his institution?
Answers will be provided at seminar.
Interactions with noncoaching staff
Q. The institution's athletics director just joined
   a summer soccer club. On the first day of
   practice, he realizes that one of his school's
   soccer student-athletes has joined too.
   Does he need to quit the team?
Answers will be provided at seminar.
Interactions with noncoaching staff
Q.   An institution's strength and conditioning
     coach is a member of a health club a few
     minutes from campus.          Two student-
     athletes are also members of the same
     club. Is the strength and conditioning
     coach permitted to join the health club's
     summer spinning class if the student-
     athletes are also participating?
Answers will be provided at seminar.
        Golf, Tennis and Rowing
Split season is defined as:
• Fall start date – preseason practice formula.
• Fall end date – five weekdays before the fall
  final exam period.
• Spring start date – January 15.
• Spring end date – end of NCAA
  championships.
                   Tennis
Do Intercollegiate Tennis Association events
count against your Bylaw 17 maximums?
Included in your weeks?
- Yes for both. Anytime coaches work with
  student-athletes it must be included with the
  week’s limitations.
- Additional concerns.
  - Individual singles or doubles tournaments.
  - Bylaw 16.8.1.3
                 Bylaw 17 New Look
17.2 BASEBALL

Regulations for computing the baseball-playing season are set forth in Bylaw
17.1, General Playing-Season Regulations (see Figure 17-1).

17.2.1 Length of Playing Season. (See Bylaw 17.1.1.3.3 for spring NCAA
   championship sports.)

17.2.2 Preseason Practice. (See Bylaw 17.1.1.3.3.1)

17.2.3 First Contest or Date of Competition. (See Bylaw 17.1.1.3.3.1)

17.2.4 End of Regular Playing Season. (See Bylaw 17.1.1.3.3.1)
                      Bylaw 17 New Look
17.2.5 Number of Contests and Dates of Competition.

17.2.5.1 Maximum Limitations – Institutional.              A member institution shall limit its
   total playing schedule against outside competition in baseball during the institution's baseball
   playing season to a maximum of 40 contests (games and scrimmages) during the traditional
   segment, and one date of competition during the nontraditional segment, except for those
   contests excluded under Bylaw 17.2.5.3. For in-season foreign competition, see Bylaw
   17.1.4.3.
17.2.5.2 Maximum Limitations – Student-Athlete. An individual student-athlete
   may participate in each academic year in a maximum of 40 baseball contests (games and
   scrimmages) during the traditional segment and one date of competition during the
   nontraditional segment. This limitation includes those contests in which the student-athlete
   represents the institution including competition as a member of the varsity, junior varsity or
   freshman team of the institution in accordance with Bylaws 17.02.4
   and 17.02.8.

17.2.5.3 Exemptions. (See Standard Exemptions set forth in Bylaw 17.1.4.5)

17.2.6 Out-of-Season Athletically Related Activities. (See Bylaw 17.1.5)
Questions?
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