National Meeting 2024!

The 2024 COIA meeting took place at the Bush School, Washington DC. 1620 L St NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036 (For more information on the venue, please click HERE)

COIA National Meeting 2024 Agenda

On April 19th, 2024, COIA hosted the 2024 Annual Meeting. The National Meeting 2024 Agenda & Recordings are below.

View the National Meeting 2024 Conference Notes HERE


2024 Annual Meeting of the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA)

What Role Should The Faculty Play In The Changing Athletic Landscape?

April 19, 2024

At The Bush School, Washington DC.  1620 L St NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036

Friday, April 19th, 2024 at Bush Center for Governmental Studies (Texas A&M in Washington DC)

7:30 – 8:00 am

Check-in and Coffee

8:00 – 8:15 am

Welcome and Overview of the Day, Kelley Withy, COIA Chair

8:15 – 9:00 am

What’s going on legally in collegiate sports? Will there
be any federal legislation?
Kassandra Ramsey, Esq.

View Recording HERE

Download a PDF of the presentation HERE

9:15 – 10:45 am

NCAA Plans for Future: Binh Nguyen, Director of Academic and Membership Affairs and Amanda Conklin, NCAA managing director of Division I governance; Kendall Spencer, NCAA Transformation Committee Fraser, NCAA Director of Division I; Binh
Nguyen, Director of Academic and Membership Affairs; Kendall Spencer, NCAA Transformation Committee

11:00 – 12:30 pm

Panel: What Do All These Changes Have Mean to Faculty?
Presidents/ADs/FARs from Group of 5, Mid-Major, Power 4, and HBCU

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12:30 – 1:00 pm


1:00 – 2:20 pm

Gambling, Mental Health, and the College Athlete/Student: A Public Health Perspective. Harry Levant, MA PCC, ICGC-I, JD, and Professor Mark Gottleib from Northeastern University School of
Law, Executive Director of the Public Health Advocacy Institute at Northeastern University.

View Recording HERE

Other Resources for Gambling:

2:30 – 3:50 pm

Adequate Healthcare Infrastructure for Collegiate Athletes. Mark Laursen, MS, LAT, ATC, Director of Residency & Fellowship
Commission on the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education

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4:00 – 4:30 pm

What can faculty do to help students who are athletes? Tom McMillen- from LEAD1, via Zoom

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4:30 – 5:00 pm

Wrap-Up: What will Division 1 look like in 5 years? Should COIA change from being Division 1 focused to representing all collegiate athletics? Gambling white paper? Should we survey our membership? Topics?