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COMPLIANCE

Introduction

Welcome to the Georgia College Compliance home page!  The goals of this site is to provide our boosters, alumni, fans, coaches, prospects and student-athletes information regarding rules and regulations of the NCAA.  While not all inclusive, it is meant to provide guidance in many of the situations you may encounter and should help you avoid inadvertently violating NCAA policies.  Compliance of the rules and regulations is essential to creating a winning environment for all of the GC athletic teams. 

It is the policy of GC to adhere to all applicable NCAA, Peach Belt and University rules and regulations regarding the conduct of its athletics programs.  It is the obligation and responsibility of GC personnel and our supporters to act within the applicable rules and regulations at all times. 

ASK BEFORE YOU ACT

It is the responsibility of every individual associated with Georgia College Athletics to be educated. If questions arise, we ask that you contact our Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance, Ginger Chaffinch, at (478)-445-6870 or by email.   Asking questions before acting ensures that the eligibility of our department and our student-athletes is not jeopardized.

ATHLETIC MISSION SATEMENT

The mission of Georgia College Department of Athletics is to promote and monitor the educational achievement and personal growth of student-athletes; to conduct an athletics program that protects and enhances the physical and education welfare of student-athletes; to provide fair and equitable opportunity for all student-athletes and staff participating in intercollegiate sport activities, regardless of gender or ethnicity; to promote the principles of good sportsmanship and honesty in compliance with University, State, National Collegiate Athletic Association and Peach Belt Conference regulations; to conduct a competitive athletics program that promotes faculty, staff, student and community affiliation with the University and to serve the community through outreach activities which positively reflect the University and promote good will in the community.  Georgia College Athletics promotes the 3 R’s:  Reason, Respect, and Responsibility.  Athletics serves the University’s mission of enhancing the quality of the student experience.  Our programs entertain and enrich the University community and the people of Central Georgia and beyond, therefore contributing to the outreach mission of the university.

Department of Athletics Vision Statement

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics strives to be a model NCAA Division II program while renowned for academic excellence through outstanding graduation rates and scholastic honors. Athletics provides exceptional value and benefit to the mission of the University and community, demonstrates unrivaled pride and foster relationships with all constituents. The athletic department is committed to the utmost integrity through NCAA rules compliance, fiscal responsibility and student-athlete personal development while striving to earn recognition as a national level program through all sports participating in post-season competition.

COMPLIANCE STAFF

Ginger Chaffinch

Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Student Athlete Welfare

Email:  ginger.chaffinch@GC.edu