Clemson releases list of secondary violations


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CLEMSON, SC -- As is its policy to do twice a year, Clemson announced its NCAA secondary rules violations on Friday. The names of the sports, coaches and students involved have been redacted by the university. Violations can be classified as either secondary or major. Secondary violations are those that provide only a limited recruiting or competitive advantage.


Violations for the period February 2010 through July 2011:


Date - 2/9/11

Level of Violation - I

Bylaw(s) - 13.2.1

Coach permitted a PSA to job shadow him for the day. Compliance became of the violation after the coach brought the PSA to the compliance office. The coach was not aware that it is impermissible for a PSA to job shadow a countable coach.

Compliance services provided the coach with a rules education and reminded the coach to ask prior to taking action with PSA on-campus. Compliance services did not seek reinstatement of the PSA since we are not recruiting him.



Date - 3/20/11

Level of Violation - II

Bylaw(s) - 16.02.3

Coach informed compliance that they overheard several student-athletes discussing their Spring Break trip to Miami, FL and meeting up with former teammates training in the area. Coach wanted to make sure nothing impermissible took place involving agents. Compliance met with all involved student-athletes and discovered that two student-athletes received an extra benefit by staying one night with a former teammate at a hotel suite provided by the former student-athletes agent. Student-athletes indicated that five people were present in the suite. Compliance contacted the hotel and determined that the total nightly rate of the suite was $379 plus tax/per night.

Reviewed NCAA legislation with student-athletes. Student-athletes required to donate cost of impermissible benefit to a local charity ($76).



Date - 4/15/11

Level of Violation - II

Bylaw(s) - 17.1.6.3.4

As a part of shared compliance responsibilities, sports supervisors are responsible for collecting and reviewing weekly countable athletically related activity reports. During the last three weeks of the women’s soccer season (10/17, 10/24 and 10/31), the sports supervisor failed to collect the countable athletically related activity reports from the former head coach. Compliance discovered the violation during a routine audit of countable athletically related activity reports.

Compliance conducted a rules education with the sports supervisor regarding countable athletically related activity submissions. The former coach was relieved of his position in November 2010.



Date - 4/29/11

Level of Violation - II

Bylaw(s) - 13.1.7.4.1

ACC office contacted compliance services regarding an article that indicated that our head coach was present at a prospect’s educational institution during the spring evaluation. Coach was not aware that attending booster club meeting after school hours would be a violation. Coach was attending their alma mater during which time the school surprised the coach by retiring former jersey. In compliance review it was noted that a previous meeting during the 2010 spring took place at a prospect’s educational institution.

Letter of admonishment issued to coach.

Institution filed a waiver to the NCAA requesting relief from the legislation to allow head coach to attend booster organizations largest meeting for the 2011 year and following years. Waiver denied.



Date - Processed by Eligibility Center prior to 10-11 Academic Year

Level of Violation - I

Bylaw(s) - 14.2.3.2

NCAA Amateurism staff determined that the prospective student-athlete (PSA) competed in organized competition following the one-year grace period following the high school graduation.

PSA declared ineligible and eligibility reinstated by NCAA student-athlete reinstatement staff with conditions that PSA be charged one season of competition. NCAA granted relief from academic year in residence due to minimal amount of competition.



Date - Processed by Eligibility Center prior to 10-11 Academic Year

Level of Violation - I

Bylaw(s) - 12.1.2.1.5, 14.2.3.2

NCAA Amateurism staff determined that the prospective student-athlete (PSA) received payment based on performance and engaged in organized competition following the one-year grace period following high school graduation.

PSA declared ineligible and eligibility reinstated by NCAA student-athlete reinstatement staff with conditions that PSA be charged one season of competition, serve an academic year in residence and repay the cost of the impermissible benefit ($333) to a local charity.



Date - 5/26/11

Level of Violation - II

Bylaw(s) - 13.5.3

A director was contacted by the prospective student-athlete (PSA) while in route to Clemson for an unofficial visit. The PSA’s automobile broke down about 5.33 miles away from campus in Pendleton, SC. The director contacted the compliance office to ask if there was anything they can do since there was a 1-year old toddler in the car. Compliance contacted the conference office; at the guidance of the conference office and the NCAA Enforcement staff, compliance permitted a non-coaching staff employee to pick up the family from Pendleton, SC.

The PSA’s is required to donate $2.66 for the cost of mileage from Pendleton, SC to campus.



Date - 5/26/11

Level of Violation - II

17.02.13

Director of Creative Media Services interviewed a student-athlete and released a video of the team participating in a summer voluntary workout on the institution’s athletic website. Compliance became aware when a video services staff member asked if it was permissible.

Sports information immediately removed the video from the website.



Date - 6/24/11

Level of Violation - II

Bylaw(s) - 16.02.3

Department director notified compliance services that a staff member inadvertently purchased an impermissible textbook to a student-athlete. Employee was under the impression that the student-athlete was requesting a textbook for a Clemson University course and not for a course taken at the local technical school. The cost of the impermissible textbook was $85.60.

Student-Athlete declared ineligible. Eligibility reinstated upon repayment of extra benefit to a local charity.

Involved staff member received a letter of reprimand and a review of NCAA legislation and review of institutional policy regarding issuing text books.



Date - 7/8/11

Level of Violation - II

11.01.3

Graduate assistant coach failed to complete all degree requirements during the term he was enrolled in less than 50% of the graduate school minimum regular program.

Require GA Coaches to enroll in a minimum of 6 hours regardless if it is their last semester to graduate.



Date - 7/15/11

Level of Violation - I

Bylaw(s) - 12.1.2, 12.2.5

NCAA Amateurism staff determined that the prospective student-athlete triggered professional status in five competitions.

PSA declared ineligible and eligibility reinstated by NCAA student-athlete reinstatement staff with conditions that PSA be withheld and charged with the loss of one year of eligibility during the 2011-12 season.



Date - 7/20/11

Level of Violation -II

Bylaw(s) - 16.02.3

During a routine internal audit it was discovered that the weighted average off campus housing allowance was miscalculated by $1 for both the fall and spring term. Internal auditing contacted both compliance services and student financial aid.

Student-athletes were declared ineligible and compliance will reinstate the eligibility upon repayment. Repayments range in value from $1/$2.

Money collected will be donated to a local charity in the Clemson area in the student-athletes name.

Only the benefit received by returning student-athletes will be collect due to student-athletes that have exhausted their eligibility and/or no longer enrolled.

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Clemson releases list of secondary violations
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