30 Jul '12, 7pm

It's Official: The NCAA Says Its Athletes Can't Be Coached By Their Actual Coach In The Olympics @NCAA #NCAAcoach

It's Official: The NCAA Says Its Athletes Can't Be Coached By Their Actual Coach In The Olympics @NCAA #NCAAcoach

Jamaica; however this does not meet the NCAA’s definition of a National Team Coach. In other words, if the two governing bodies of Grenada or Jamaica were paying our two coaches’ expenses to the Olympics as their National Team Coach, then I don’t think we would be having this issue. We do feel comfortable sending you to represent LSU and as our Head Coach in an Administrative capacity because of the number of ex LSU athletes that will be competing for their respective countries. Attempting to change this legislation would take a very long time. Asking for emergency relief this late because “everyone does it” is not a good reason. We are bound by these interpretations until further notice. When you get back I would suggest we get with you and your staff and start working with the Track Coaches Association to address this issue for the future on a national level. This decisi...

Full article: http://www.letsrun.com/2012/ncaa-stupid2-0730.php

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