QOTW - Week of June 4, 2012

Outside Coaching During the Summer

Q: May my student-athletes get some extra help this summer with training from someone other than the CSU coaching staff?

A: A student-athlete in any sport may receive assistance from an individual outside the institution (e.g., consultant, professional instructor) without the individual being counted in the institution's coaching limitations, provided the institution is not involved in any way in arranging for such activity, institutional coaching staff members do not observe such activity and such activity does not occur at the institution's facility (either during voluntary workouts or during regular institutional practice sessions).

Further, the student-athlete(s) must pay all the fees (at the going rate) associated with the activity and may not receive preferential compensation arrangements (e.g., discount rate, deferred payments) not available to the general public.

As always, be sure to get in touch with the Compliance Office and ask before you act!