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Videos and Presentation Materials from October 29, 2018 meeting

[Sessions and videos with USA Basketball, NCAA, National Federation of State High School Associations, WBCA, and AGB]

Session 1:  Overview of USA Basketball programs/policies that impact elite men’s college basketball players and USA Basketball coach license requirements. Download USA Basketball powerpoint. Session 2:  Coaches education/certification requirements at NCAA Division II and U.S. high schools Download NCAA Division II pdf.   Download WBCA pdf.  Download NFHS ppt. Session 3:  Strengthening accountability for college sports at

October 2018 meeting

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Knight Commission Urges Financial Transparency of Shoe and Apparel Income and Certified Training for Coaches

For Public Release Oct. 29, 2018 Media Inquiries: Fred Frommer fred.frommer@deweysquare.com; 202.744.9273 Photos available.  Videos and presentation materials available. Agenda and list of meeting participants available here. Washington, D.C. — In the wake of last week’s felony convictions for pay-to-play college basketball schemes, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics today pressed the NCAA to establish

Knight Commission’s Oct. 29 Meeting Features Athletics Oversight Guidelines, USA Basketball and Coaching Certification Initiatives

For Public Release October 9, 2018  Media Inquiries: Fred Frommer, fred.frommer@deweysquare.com 202-744-9273 To RSVP: Travis Reuther, travis.reuther@deweysquare.com 202-879-5594 MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT:  The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics continues its push for greater reforms, particularly changes that will better prepare coaches for their roles in the development of student-athletes. The NCAA recently adopted changes recommended by

Knight Commission Urges Tougher NCAA Reforms to Regain Public Confidence in College Sports

[Session and video with NCAA chief legal officer and experts regarding Commission on College Basketball proposals and transfer rules]

Group Seeks Reforms That Go Beyond Rice Commission Proposals for Basketball For Public Release Media Inquiries: Fred Frommer fred.frommer@deweysquare.com; 202.744.9273 Photos available for public use, with credit to: Lisa Helfert/Knight Commission.  Link here. Videos available: Overview of Commission on College Basketball proposals. Link here. Discussion of proposed changes to college basketball. Link here. Proposed changes

Basketball reforms highlight Knight Commission May 7 meeting agenda

For Public Release April 4, 2018 Media Inquiries: Fred Frommer, fred.frommer@deweysquare.com 202-744-9273 RSVPs: Travis Reuther travis.reuther@deweysquare.com 202-879-5594 MEDIA ADVISORY Who: The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics will discuss recommendations made by the Commission on College Basketball chaired by Condoleezza Rice. Speakers and panelists will include: Donald Remy, NCAA chief legal officer Jay Bilas, college basketball analyst,

Knight Commission Sees Integrity of College Sports at Risk

[Sessions and video with NCAA President Mark Emmert; experts on college football and health and safety benefits and protections]

The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics said today that recent college sports scandals have threatened not only the integrity of intercollegiate athletics but raised basic questions about the NCAA’s ability to prevent abuses, protect the rights of athletes and clean up corruption. At today’s fall meeting, NCAA President Mark Emmert told the Knight Commission, “We cannot go into the next basketball season without seeing fundamental change in the way college basketball is operating.”

October 2017 meeting

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Knight Commission Calls for Change in College Football Playoff Revenues to Address National Challenges Facing the Sport

[Sessions and video with experts on football finances and benefits for players; and leadership diversity in football and basketball]

The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics called for the College Football Playoff to invest some of its revenue for the first time in national initiatives supporting the health and safety of football players and in programs to increase diversity among football coaches. In addition, the Commission urged the College Football Playoff to follow the NCAA’s lead in adding current or former student-athletes to its board of managers.