Kansas Athletics Names David Reed Associate Athletics Director for Compliance

Nov. 21, 2012

Kansas Athletics has named David Reed, associate athletics director for compliance at the University of Miami (Fla.), associate athletics director for compliance at Kansas.

Reed, in his sixth year at Miami, serves as the lead on all NCAA Compliance-related initiatives there. Among other responsibilities, he researches and interprets NCAA rules for coaches and staff members; prepares NCAA-related waivers; conducts NCAA rules-education sessions for coaches and staff, and supervises and reviews all NCAA-related monitoring systems.

“David is exactly what we were looking for in a compliance director,” KU Director of Athletics Sheahon Zenger said. “He has terrific experience in rules interpretation, waiver processes and compliance education. His professional colleagues and references spoke unfailingly about his knowledge, integrity, and work ethic.”

Prior to his arrival at Miami, Reed held leadership positions in Compliance at the University of Pittsburgh and at Marshall University. He also gained compliance experience at the University of Cincinnati and at Xavier University.

Before his experiences in intercollegiate athletics, Reed coached football at the middle- and high-school levels in West Virginia, and also worked in sporting goods retail.

Reed earned a Master of Science degree in athletic administration from Marshall University after attaining a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental studies at Mountain State University in Beckley. He is an adjunct professor in the undergraduate Sports Administration program at Miami. He is a member of the National Association of Athletics Compliance Coordinators, and currently serves on the Convention Planning Committee.

Reed will start at KU on Dec. 10. He replaces Theresa Becker, who is assuming new administrative duties at Kansas Athletics.