CT State Representative: Athletes Should be Able to Unionize

Connecticut continues to be on the cutting edge of collegiate sports law, as a state representative has entered the unionization conversation. Connecticut State Representative Patricia Dillon recently announced that she is looking into legislation that would allow athletes from public universities in Connecticut to unionize.  Rep. Dillon’s announcement came in response to UConn basketball player Shabazz Napier, who when […]

Questions that All Recruits Should Ask Regarding Transfers

NCAA transfer rules are in need of reform. But given the current situation, how can a recruit avoid potential issues should he or she wish to transfer at a later date? Ask every coach and athletic director about the school’s policy concerning transfers.  Here are some suggested questions: Will the coach and athletic director commit to providing […]

Transitioning To College Athletics

I am pleased to announce that I’ll be speaking at an event entitled Transitioning to College Athletics, hosted by the Fairfield Prep Fathers’ Club, on Thursday evening.  Other speakers include Stephen Donahue, Fairfield Prep Athletic Director; Bob Ford, Jr., coach of State Championship Cross Country team; other Prep coaches and my friend Joe Rog.  I look forward to discussing the […]