|Associate Commissioner for Compliance|
|864-591-5100 ext. 203|
A veteran with more than 15 years experience in athletics dealing with compliance issues, Doug King joined the Southern Conference staff in February 2003 as assistant commissioner for compliance. He was promoted to associate commissioner in 2005.
In his role with the league office, King assists each Southern Conference institution with its campus compliance program, administering the conference’s NCAA Special Assistance Fund, NCAA Student-Athlete Opportunity Funds, Coaches Certification Exam and the National Letter of Intent Program. King serves as a liaison between the member institutions and NCAA Membership Services and Enforcement staffs while providing interpretations of NCAA and conference legislation.
The Swanzey, New Hampshire, native assists in the administration of the league wrestling, men’s and women’s cross country and men’s golf championships and has served as a member of the NCAA Division I Legislative Council. King was also appointed chair of the NCAA Division I Progress Toward Degree Waivers Committee in 2004 and served through 2009.
A 1991 graduate of Bentley College in Waltham, Mass., where he was a letterwinner on the Falcons' lacrosse team, King recently received a master's degree from Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.