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AASP Selection Committee

The AASP Selection Committee is responsible for reviewing applications and selecting recipients for the AASP comprehensive grant, initiatives grant and career development award. Additionally, this committee oversees and conducts both midyear and end-of-year grant renewal meetings with representatives from each of the AASP-funded schools

  • Katrice Albert, NCAA staff
  • Jennifer Bell, Tennessee State University
  • Jacquline Campbell, NCAA staff
  • Manoj Chopra, University of Central Florida
  • Patrick Hairston, Sun Belt Conference
  • Sara Larson, Morehead State University
  • Dee Dee Merritt, NCAA staff
  • Darryl Peal, NCAA Staff
  • Wendy Pottgen, NCAA staff
  • Patricia Roe, USA Funds (public member)
  • Tiese Roxbury, NCAA staff (Non-voting)
  • Joe Scogin, University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • Jack Thomas, Western Illinois University
  • Alisha Tucker, Norfolk State University
  • Katy Yurk, NCAA staff 


NCAA Limited-Resource Institutions Directors of Athletics Task Force

The mission of the Limited-Resource Institutions Directors of Athletics Task Force is to develop a sense of community among participating ADs, encouraging them to:

  • Discuss what student-athlete academic success means and strategies to support that success.
  • Discuss coach accountability for academic success.
  • Share strategies for bridging the gap between athletics departments and the larger campus community.
  • Develop strategies for highlighting the successes of limited-resource institutions and HBCUs.
  • Share best practices for developing and using resources.
  • Discuss the role and responsibilities of athletics directors.
  • Brandon Martin, California State University, Northridge
  • Louis Perkins, Delaware State University
  • Derek Horne, Alcorn State University
  • Dianthia Ford-Kee, Mississippi Valley State University
  • Earl Hilton, North Carolina A&T State University
  • Gregory Burke, Northwestern State University
  • Marty Miller, Norfolk State University
  • Teresa Phillips, Tennessee State University
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The NCAA provides support for schools as they work to meet the NCAA’s academic standards via the Accelerating Academic Success Program, which assists Division I schools as they develop programs and systems designed to increase graduation rates and ensure academic success.

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