DEPARTMENT OF INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS
GUIDE TO RULES COMPLIANCE
Section 3 - ATHLETICALLY RELATED OUTSIDE INCOME
3.1 Prior Approval for Contractual Agreement With Shoe/Apparel/Equipment Manufactures or Distributors
All contracts for athletics apparel and/or equipment must either be between the university and vendor or a tripartite agreement between the University, a Department of Athletics employee and the vendor. The University must be a party to all agreements.
Therefore, any contractual agreement between a coach or the Department of Athletics staff member and a shoe/apparel/equipment manufacturer or distributor must be approved by the Director of Athletics prior to entering into the agreement. The written contract must be submitted to the Director of Athletics for prior approval.
3.2 Prior Written Approval for Athletically Related Outside Income
Athletically related outside income requires the prior written approval of the Chancellor. This requirement is applicable to outside athletically related income of all full-time, part-time, restricted earnings and graduate assistance coaches and all Department of Athletics administrative staff members. Example sources of income include, but are not limited to the following:
(1)Income for annuities.
(3)Housing benefits (including preferential housing arrangement).
(4)Country club memberships.
(5)Complimentary ticket sales.
(6)Television and radio programs
(7)Endorsement or consultation contracts with athletics shoe, apparel or equipment manufacturers.
(8)Speaking engagements or appearances.
(9)Private lessons or individual skills instruction.
3.3 Prior Written Approval for Use of Institution's Name or Logo
Department of Athletics staff members shall not use, directly or by implication, the University name or logo in the endorsement of commercial products or services for personal gain without prior written approval from the Director of Athletics and Chancellor.
3.4 Prior Written Approval for Compensation in Exchange for Use of Merchandise
Department of Athletics staff members shall not accept, prior to receiving written approval from the Chancellor, compensation or gratuities from an athletics shoe, apparel or equipment manufacturer in exchange for the use of such merchandise during practice or competition.
3.5 Athletically Related Outside Income Forms
To be completed by each coach and submitted to the Director of Athletics by December 15 each year. The completed forms are then sent to the Chancellor for approval.