David Reed -  - Kansas Jayhawks

David Reed

TITLE Senior Associate Athletics Director – Compliance & Student Services
PHONE 864-4200


David Reed oversees the Compliance & Student Services Office and is the lead person on all NCAA Compliance related initiatives.  He currently serves as sport supervisor for Women’s Tennis.  Prior to KU, Reed held senior-level leadership positions at the University of Pittsburgh, Marshall University, and University of Miami. His other intercollegiate athletics Compliance experience includes working in support roles at Marshall University, University of Cincinnati, and Xavier University.

A native of Beckley, West Virginia, Reed originally attended Marshall University.  He earned a bachelor of science in social sciences from Kansas State University; a master of science in athletic administration from Marshall University; and a master of legal studies from West Virginia University.  In addition, he obtained a certificate of completion from the Sports Management Institute (SMI) that included instruction at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Southern California.  Reed is currently a degree seeking student through the College of Law at Florida State University.

Reed is a member of the National Association of Athletics Compliance Coordinators (NAAC).  For his expertise in NCAA Compliance, Reed has served as a presenter at several NAAC conventions, conference-affiliate, and NCAA Compliance seminars throughout his career.  Reed received the 2019 NAAC Frank Kara Leadership Award which is regarded as the organization’s premier award and highest honor that can be bestowed upon NCAA Compliance professionals.  He is currently a member of the NCAA Division I Interpretations Committee.

Reed was a high school football coach at Woodrow Wilson High School prior to working in intercollegiate athletics.  He also served as a reserve combat engineer in the United States Marine Corps. He is married to the former Tara Hurley, also from Beckley, WV.  Reed has three children: Brianna, Raegan, and Connor.

2012-PresentKansasSenior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance & Student Services
2007-12Miami (FL)Associate Athletic Director for Compliance
2003-07MarshallAssociate Athletic Director for Compliance
2001-03PittsburghCompliance Coordinator
1999-2001MarshallAssistant Compliance Director
1999XavierCompliance Intern
1999CincinnatiCompliance Intern
1998-99MarshallCompliance Graduate Assistant