Coach Kent is proud to announce the NextLEVEL 24 NCAA Compliance & Rules Conference “Knowledge is Power.” The conference is schedule for May 18th2019 at Oak Forest High School located at 15201 S. Central Ave. Oak Forest, IL 60452.
The purpose of this event is educate the community on the NCAA compliance and rules, to ensure student athletes, families, coaches and administrators are well informed. This event is open to student athletes, parents, coaches, counselor, athletic directors and the general public.
Some of the topics that will be discussed are as followed: Compliance, Role of the high school coach, Academic, Amateurism, Recruiting, Transfers, Non Scholarships & Scholarships, Junior College, NCAA Clearing House, Admissions, Financial Aid and redshirting.
There are two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Each session will have two breakout sessions that will run 60 minutes each. You will be able to choose any of the session you prefer and ask questions of the presenters during each session.
Registration is now open.
A. Welcome / Guest Speakers - Jason Kent
1. High School Coach – The role a high school coach plays– Jason Nicolas, Head Coach Montini Catholic High School / Jeff Kelly, Head Coach Oak Forest High School
2. College Coach – The characteristics and values to be recruited- Jermaine Henderson, Director of Player Development Kansas State University
3. Athletic Director – Promoting Athletic Programs, Athletes, investing into facilities and sports performance programs. - Rob Towner, Athletic Director Oak Forest High School
4. NCAA – The overall role the NCAA plays. - T.B.D.
5. Question and Answer
Breakout Session 1 (Room 1)
A. Academics Standards – What are the academic requirements to play colligate athletics? – NCAA Rep or Anna Kent (Former Division I Compliance Director)
B. NCAA Clearing House – What is the Clearing House, what is required and when does this need to be completed? NCAA Rep or Anna Kent (Former Division I Compliance Director).
C. College Admissions – Are athletes held to the same admissions standards as regular students? – Admission Counselor
D. Financial Aid – Do athletes have to fill out financial aid? Why? – Admission Counselor
Breakout Session 1 (Room 2) – Coach Gwen Burton
A. Junior College – What is a Junior College? – Junior College Coach
B. Admission – What are the requirements for admission?
C. Transfer – What is needed to transfer to NCAA Division 1, 2, 3 institutions? – Compliance Director
D. Prep School – What does it mean attend a prep school and re-classify?- Prep School Coach
Question and Answer
Breakout Session 2 (Room 1)
A. Recruiting – What are the rules and regulations of the recruiting process?– Compliance Director
B. Official and Unofficial visits – What is the difference between Official and Unofficial visits and how many are you allowed to take?– Compliance Director
C. Scholarship – What is the athletic scholarship?– Compliance Director
D. Admissions – What happens after a decision is made to attend an institution? – Admission Counselor
Breakout Session 2 (Room 2)– NCAA Rep. NCAA Rep or Anna Kent (Former Division I Compliance Director)
A. Redshirt – What does it mean to Redshirt and what are various types?
B. Transfer- What does it mean to transfer?
C. Grad Transfer – What is a grad transfer and the requirements?
D. Amateurism – What does it mean to be an Amateur and what can I receive and not receive from exposer camps and AAU?
$20.00 For all school officials with ID
$15.00 For students with ID