When the Worlds of Name-Image-Likeness and Healthcare Collide

When the Worlds of Name-Image-Likeness and Healthcare Collide Authors: Matthew Banker; CCH+A; Dr. James Borchers, M.D., U.S. Council on Athletic…

Title IX Complaints on the Rise: How Audits Can Help Protect Your Athletic Department

Title IX Complaints on the Rise: How Audits can help Protect your Athletics Department Introduction With the 50th anniversary of…

Quarter 4 2023 - COI Case Summaries

Quarter 4 COI Summary and Takeaways Florida International University, Recruiting Violations Public Infractions Decision Level: Level I – Mitigated (institution)…

Quarter 3 2023 - COI Case Summaries

Quarter 3 COI Summary and Takeaways University of Tennessee, Recruiting Violations Public Infractions Decision Key Takeaways: Provide mandatory beginning of…

Name, Image, and Likeness - Updated NCAA Guidance

NIL continues to be a daily topic of news and conversation in college sports. Each week, semester and year that…

NIL Negotiations Resource

Many student-athletes are taking advantage of the opportunity to use their name, image, and likeness (NIL) to promote themselves and…

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Waivers 101

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NCAA Waivers 101 Division I

Student-athletes applying for and receiving waivers from the NCAA is often a hot topic in the news. If you would…

Careers in Sports

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Hardship Waivers

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Progress-Toward-Degree

NCAA DI Progress-Toward-DegreeDivision I requires student-athletes to meet certain academic benchmarks each year to ensure they are progressing toward graduation…

Quarter 2 Case Summaries

2021 Quarter 2 Case Summaries and Key Takeaways Key Takeaways Review coaches’ education on the transfer process to ensure it…

2021 Quarter 1 Case Summaries

INFRACTIONS APPEALS COMMITTEE DECISION Georgia Institute of Technology February 26, 2021 Key Takeaways There must be specific factual findings of…

CCHA Collegiate and Women Leaders in College Sports Announce Partnership Continuation

CCHA and Women Leaders in College Sports (“Women Leaders”), the premier leadership organization in collegiate sports, have announced a continuation…

2020 Quarter 4 Case Summaries

NEGOTIATED RESOLUTIONCharleston SouthernOctober 7, 2020 Key Takeaways• This case should serve as a cautionary tale – even casual or social…

Julie Roe Lach Named Horizon League Commissioner

CCHA Collegiate Sports Consulting started over 5 years ago with a small team of two lawyers — Julie Roe Lach…

2020 Quarter 3 Case Summaries

It’s All Virtual 2020’s most used terms have to include Zoom, Microsoft Teams, GoTo Meeting, Cisco Webex, Slack and others…

LEAD1 Launches Podcast and Video Series with Kelleigh Fagan

Title IX’s Implications on NIL, Considerations for Cutting Sports and Students Return to Campus Kelleigh Fagan recently sat down with…

2020 Quarter 2 Case Summaries

June 18, 2020 University of Idaho Negotiated Resolution Level: Level II-Standard for Institution and Head Coach Key Takeaways The COI…

Covid-19 and Title IX: Ramifications of Budget Cuts on Gender Equity

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a tidal wave of unforeseen consequences around the globe. Most of us never could have…

Molly Richman Weighs in on Sneaker Companies and the NCAA

What happens if the NCAA succeeds in labeling sneaker companies as boosters? By: Seth Davis May 7, 2020 CCHA Collegiate…

2020 Quarter 1 Case Summaries

February 6, 2020 California Polytechnic State University Division I Infractions Appeal Facts: Cal Poly appealed the Committee on Infractions (“COI”)…

Celebrating Five Years in Business!

Kelleigh Fagan, a partner at Church Church Hittle + Antrim, started the firm’s sports law practice in 2015. Here’s a…

CCHA Sports Law Receives National News Attention

Julie Roe Lach talks NIL and Title IX with Forbes Sports Forbes Sports Reporter, Kristi Dosh, discussed potential Title IX…

2019 Quarter 4 Case Summaries

December 18, 2019: University of Houston Summary Disposition Key Takeaways If head coach is personally involved in violation, it is…

“We Can Do More Together” Podcast with Women Leaders in College Sports

Women Leaders in College Sports Podcast Interview Summary LINK TO FULL PODCAST HERE Interviewer: Patti Phillips, CEO Interviewee: Julie Roe…

Getting the Right Job: Your Resume, The Interview, and Your Relationships

People often want to be a part of athletics because of the mentorship and relationships created that allow them to…

Negotiating Transitions: Entering, Extending and Exiting Your Employment

ATLANTA — You might think the interview and hiring process qualifies as the best, if not only, time to negotiate…

UNC vs. Notre Dame: Comparing Academic Integrity Policies

WHAT’S HAPPENING? Recent news for Notre Dame football included a denied appeal to remove vacation of records penalty in a…

CCHA Collegiate: Same Services, Different Name

We’ve Changed Our Name Formerly known as Spectrum Collegiate Sports Consulting, we are now operating under the name CCHA Collegiate…

Solving the Riddle of Exemplary Cooperation

What’s Happening? Exemplary cooperation is a mitigating factor that can help your institution or coach through an investigation. Institutions often…

The Never Ending Question. Are Student-Athletes Employees?

What’s Happening? We have seen courts around the country opine on whether student-athletes should be considered employees for purposes of…