2009 Meeting Agenda

Challenges In College Athletics and What We Can Do About Them
Noon to 2:30 p.m.Youth Basketball and Men's Youth Basketball and Men't Basketball Recruiting. Like the Weather, Everyone Complains about What Is Happening, but What Can We Do about It?
Noon to 1:30 p.m.What's Going On?

Paul Hewit, Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Georgia Tech University
Jim Salmon, Former college, high school, and AAU coach. Currently administers an AAU program
Jeff Rogers, Nike
Duane Cooper, High school coach, former NBA player, and former recruiter for an agent
Moderator: Percy Bates, FAR, Michigan
1:30 to 2:15 p.m.What's The NCAA Enforcement Staff Doing?

Lu Ann Humphrey, Enforcement Staff Representative, Basketball Focus Group
Rachel Newman Baker, NCAA Director of Agent, Gambling and Amateurism Activities (AGA).
2:15 to 2:35 p.m.What's The Mission of i-HOOPS (NCAA/NBA Youth Basketball Initiative)?

Kevin Weiberg, CEO, i-Hoops
2:35 to 2:45 p.m.Break
2:45 to 3:45 p.m.NCAA Legislative Proposals and Minimizing Litigation Risk

Linda Salfrank, Chair, Education and College Sports Law Group, Spencer Fane Law Firm (Kansas City MO). For more than 21 years Salfrank has been outside counsel to the NCAA on matters not involving antitrust litigation.
3:45 to 4:45 p.m.The Physics of Football

Tim Gay, Professor of Physics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
4:45 to 5:30 p.m.Wrap-Up and Prelude

8:30 to 9:30 a.m.D1A FARs Business Meeting
9:30 to 10:45 a.m.Being Proactive, Not Reactive: What We Should Track; What We Might Do.vReports of NCAA Cabinets, Men’s Basketball Academic Enhancement Group, and Division I Board.

Moderator: Peter Nicholson, FAR, Hawai`i
10:45. to 11 a.m.Break
11:00 to Noon.Commercialization: What Did The Presidential Task Force To Address? What Might We Do?

Ken Casavant, FAR, Washington State University; Vice Chair, DIA FARs
DIA Directors of Athletics Meeting Begins
1:30 to 2:15 p.m.Joint Session. Managing Athletics Budgets In A Time Of Retrenchment: Report Of Division I CEO Responses To Knight Commission Survey

R. Gerald Turner, President, Southern Methodist University, and Co Chair, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
2:15 to 3:15 p.m.Joint Session. Antitrust 101, Or, How To Minimize Litigation Risk In NCAA Proposals and In Moving Forward With Budget Cuts

Greg Curtner and Bob Wierenga, Miller Canfield (NYC, NY; Ann Arbor, Mich.). Curtner and Wierenga represented the NCAA in, among other antitrust litigation, White v. NCAA (NIT litigation against the NCAA).