Overturn NCAA ban on Satellite Camps #changencaa
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It is the only petition that will be read by the NCAA BOARD of Directors who have the POWER TO OVERTURN NCAA LEGISLATION. Every member on the NCAA Board of Directors is listed below at the very bottom of this petition.
As a Single Parent/Mother of a high school student at Detroit Cass Tech (Donovan People-Jones) here in the City of Detroit I am initiating this Petition on behalf of all students and parents around the country and even Canada. If you can relate to the struggles of being a parent and encouraging your child to do all they can to prepare for college scholarship opportunities, or if you know the importance of using athletics as a way for high school students to earn a college scholarship please please read the message below explaining what is happening to our youth.
On Friday April 7th The SEC, ACC, PAC12, BIG12, Sunbelt and MWC conferences voted not to allow FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) coaches to work camps at sites away from their campuses. This new rule will restrict and reduce educational opportunities for high school students and their parents by lowering the opportunities for youth to showcase their athletic talents and earn a college scholarship. If college coaches are only allowed to work camps on their campus there will be far less scholarship offers to high school students in the summer of 2016. This will in turn have a disproportionate impact on parents in the class of 2017 because:
-1. The effective immediate date of the NCAA ruling means they will not be able to see multiple college coaches the summer prior to their last year of high school
-2. The conflicting institutional camp schedule makes it impossible for students to attend multiple camps
3. The majority of students and parents that this affects come from financially disadvantaged backgrounds.
Our goal is to raise awareness to key decision makers within the NCAA governance structure and urge them to act in a manner that is in the best interests of students.
Our solution is to encourage the NCAA Division I Board of Directors to withhold confirming the vote in favor of proposal 2015-59 by the NCAA’s Division 1 Council.
We need your help in two ways:
1. Sign the petition today so that we can overturn this legislation .
2. Share this petition via email and on every social media platform you have.
This Petition will go to every member on the NCAA Board of Directors listed below. Please include #changencaa with your comment.
FBS Member AD James Phillips
Northwestern University Big Ten Conference JUN 2017
FBS Member Chancellor Gene D. Block
University of California, Los Angeles Pac-12 Conference AUG 2016
FBS Member President David Leebron
Rice University Conference USA AUG 2016
FBS Member President E. Joseph Savoie
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Sun Belt Conference AUG 2017
FBS Member President Eric W. Kaler
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Big Ten Conference AUG 2019
FBS Member President G.P. (Bud) Peterson
Georgia Institute of Technology Atlantic Coast Conference AUG 2019
FBS Chair President Harris Pastides
University of South Carolina, Columbia Southeastern Conference AUG 2016
FBS Member President John C. Hitt
University of Central Florida American Athletic Conference AUG 2017
FBS Member President Kirk Schulz
Kansas State University Big 12 Conference AUG 2016
FBS Member President Roderick McDavis
Ohio University Mid-American Conference AUG 2017
FBS Member President Stan L. Albrecht
Utah State University Mountain West Conference AUG 2017
FBS Member SWA, Sr. Associate AD Jane Miller
University of Virginia Atlantic Coast Conference AUG 2019
FBS Member Student-Athlete Kendall Spencer
University of New Mexico Mountain West Conference JUN 2016
FCS Member FAR Christine Copper
U.S. Naval Academy Patriot League AUG 2019
FCS Member Chancellor David Belcher
Western Carolina University Southern Conference AUG 2019
FCS Member President Baker Pattillo
Stephen F. Austin State University Southland Conference AUG 2017
FCS Member President George Wright
Prairie View A&M University Southwestern Athletic Conf. AUG 2019
FCS Member President Jonathan Alger
James Madison University Colonial Athletic Association AUG 2016
FCS Member President Robert Caslen
U.S. Military Academy Patriot League AUG 2019
DI Member President Samuel Stanley
Stony Brook University America East Conference AUG 2018
DI Member President Clif Smart
Missouri State University Missouri Valley Conference AUG 2016
DI Member President Daniel Papp
Kennesaw State University Atlantic Sun Conference AUG 2017
DI Vice-Chair President Dianne F. Harrison
California State University, Northridge Big West Conference AUG 2018
DI Member President Michael Rao
Virginia Commonwealth University
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