GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG Director of Athletics Kim Record has been named the chair of the NCAA Division I Competition Oversight Committee. Record began her tenure this summer and her term as chair will run until June, 2019. The committee consists of 19 members – 10 Division I Council members, eight non-Council members and one SAAC representative.
“It is an honor to serve as Chair of the Competition Oversight Committee,” Record said. “Our goal is to be inclusive, responsive and transparent with the membership as we monitor, evaluate and enhance the student-athlete championship experience. The ADs, FARS, SWAs and student-athletes who serve with me know that we must be intentional as we review any recommendation presented by a sport.”
Record has been an active member in NCAA national committees during her career. In addition to the chair of the competition oversight committee, she is currently a member of the NCAA Division I Council as the representative for the Southern Conference. Also, she has been a member of the NCAA women’s soccer committee and championship cabinet.
The Competition Oversight Committee has oversight responsibility of regular season and championships administration in sports other than football and men’s and women’s basketball, including supervision of qualification and/or selection procedures for Division I and National Collegiate Championships. The committee prioritizes enhancement of the student-athlete educational experience (academically and athletically) and, in doing so, promote student-athletes’ personal growth and leadership development.
The Competition Oversight Committee reviews recommendations from sports committees and process other issues related to the administration of those championships. The sports committees (other than football and men’s and women’s basketball) report directly to the Competition Oversight Committee. The committee assumes many of the responsibilities of the former NCAA Division I Championships/Sports Management Cabinet. The NCAA Olympic Sports Liaison Committee, an Association-wide committee, report Division I issues directly to the Competition Oversight Committee.
Record is in her ninth year as Director of Athletics at UNCG. She has reshaped and revamped the athletic department across the board. UNCG has seen improvements on the field and has stimulated interest within the campus and Greensboro communities. Record was named one of 28 Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year award recipients at the 2014 NACDA Convention in Orlando in the NCAA Division I-AAA category.