Boosters - Key Words That Any Alumni or Friend Should Know
A) contributed to the athletics department or it's booster club."
B) joined the institution's booster club."
C) assisted in recruiting prospective student-athletes."
D) provided benefits (e.g. summer job) to enrolled student-athletes."
E) promoted the institution's athletics program."
Please note three important points regarding this definition:
1. It is very easy to meet one of these criterion, thus each institution has thousands of athletics representatives.
2. Once an individual becomes a representative of the institutions athletics interest, he or she retains that identity forever.
3. Under NCAA rules, the institution is responsible for all actions of it's athletic representatives.
a) Providing a prospect an expense paid visit to a collegiate institution.
b) Having an arranged in-person encounter with the student-athlete.
c) Initiating or arranging telephone contact with a prospect or family member.
For reference to specific rules and regulation listed above, please see: .