Krystal Collins Joins UE Athletics Compliance Staff

first_imgCollins Brings A Wealth Of ExperienceEVANSVILLE, Ind. – Senior Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations/SWA Sarah Solinsky has announced that Krystal Collins has been named the Director of Compliance and Student-Athlete Services at the University of Evansville.Collins comes to Evansville after working at Bethune-Cookman University where she served as a graduate assistant and intern in the compliance office.  As a GA, Collins was responsible for developing and executing the rules education program to ensure that coaches, staff, student-athletes and administrators adhere to the rules of the NCAA and the MEAC.“We are excited to announce the addition of Krystal Collins to our staff,” Solinsky said.  “She was a collegiate student-athlete and her experience in athletics compliance will be impactful to our support services for the coaches and student-athletes at UE.”Following her tenure as a graduate assistant at Bethune-Cookman in May of 2015, Collins continued to work with the staff as an intern until February of 2016.  Other responsibilities she had included: maintaining the Compliance Assistant software database, monitoring recruiting activities, initial eligibility and the NCAA Eligibility Center as well as research to provide rule interpretations of NCAA regulations and MEAC rules.She was also a graduate assistant women’s bowling coach at BCU where she assisted in team practices, trip planning, NCAA tournament preparation and scheduling of contests.“I am proud and honored to become a member of the Purple Aces family and to start working with this awesome staff and student-athletes. I have grown very fond of the world of athletics compliance and I believe that UE can allow me to grow professionally,” Collins said.  “As a former student-athlete, you never see what goes on inside the athletics department and since being in this field, I have a huge amount of respect for those who work day in, day out with countless hours to help these departments run smoothly.”“Continuing my journey as becoming one of these unsung heroes and help UE with any and every goal the department has is a privilege,” Collins continued.  “Athletic administration requires the true meaning teamwork. Everyone has to do their part for the department to run efficiently. UE hold itself to the highest standards of ethical conduct and I find those same values within myself and would love nothing more than to help continue spreading these values to those I am around every day.”Collins did her undergraduate work at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, La. where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology.  She graduated from there in 2009.  In 2015, she earned her Masters of Science in Transformative Leadership from Bethune-Cookman.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more