Violation Reports

How to report a violation
Should any chief executive officer, faculty athletics representative, athletics director, and/or coach become aware of an apparent institutional violation involving an athlete or institutional representative of any member institution, it shall be the responsibility of the individual to notify their athletics director and faculty athletics representative of that violation immediately. The athletics director or faculty athletics representative upon being notified shall contact in writing the athletics director and faculty athletics representative at the iinstitution in question and send copies of the notification to the National Office and the Eligibility Chair. This notification shall take place within five days of receiving the information. Failure to abide by any part of this regulation shall be viewed as unethical conduct and shall cause an investigation by the National Conduct and Ethics Committee for appropriate action against the institution for withholding information. (ARTICLE VI, SECTION B, ITEM 3.) 

The following institutions are on probation or have been placed on suspension from postseason play. Each report lists the institution, year(s) on probation or suspension, the infraction, and the sport affected by the penalty.


Athletic Teams Suspended from Post-Season Competition as of July 1, 2019


PROBATIONS as of September 26, 2019

(Probation does not deny postseason participation.) 

Bethany College
All Men's and Women's Athletics Programs
Probation through the end of 2019-2020 academic year.
Violation involving submissions of eligibility certificates.

Dakota Wesleyan University
Men's and Women's Track and Field Program
Probation through the end of 2019-2020 academic year.
Failure to comply with stated Track & Field and National Administrative Council policies for post-season competition.

Lewis-Clark State College
Baseball Program 
Probation through the end of 2019-2020 academic year.
Positive drug test at a championship.

Missouri Baptist University
Competitive Cheer and Competitive Dance
Probation through the end of 2019-2020 academic year.
Violation involving participation of ineligible players.

Southeastern University
Baseball Program 
Probation through the end of 2019-2020 academic year.
Positive drug test at a championship.

St. Thomas University
Baseball Program 
Probation through the end of 2019-2020 academic year.
Positive drug test at a championship.

Wayland Baptist University
Men's Soccer Program 
Probation through the end of 2019-2020 academic year.
Violation involving recruiting practices.
 


INDIVIDUALS ON SUSPENSIONS as of July 1, 2019

Joe Karakaedos, Baseball
Formerly of Fisher College
One year from the date of hire at NAIA institution
Violation involving NAIA financial assistance policy.

Mike Jeffcoat, Baseball
Formerly of Texas Wesleyan University
Five-year ban from representing any NAIA member institution in any sport through the end of the 2022-2023 academic year.
Violation involving participation of ineligible players.
 


INDIVIDUALS ON PROBATION as of July 1, 2019

Jim Bailey, Wrestling
Formerly of Truett-McConnell College
One year from date of hire at NAIA institution.
Violation involving participation by ineligible player.

Ty Brewer, Men's Soccer
Formerly of Northwood University (FL)
One year from date of hire at NAIA institution.
Violation involving participation by ineligible player.

Kalie Brodt, Women's Basketball
Formerly of Webber International University
One year from date of hire at NAIA institution.
Violation involving participation by ineligible player.

Scott Combs, Softball
Formerly of University of Michigan, Dearborn
One year from the date of hire at NAIA institution.
Violation involving potential student-athletes.

Dudley Hilton, Football
Formerly of University of Pikeville
Two years from date of hire at NAIA institution.
Violation involving NAIA financial assistance policy.

Kevin Kitchen, Women’s Volleyball
Formerly of University of Northwestern Ohio
One year from date of hire at NAIA institution.
Violation involving NAIA Code of Ethics.

Krasi Kolarov, Women's Soccer
Formerly of Northwood University (TX)
One year from date of hire at NAIA institution.
Violation involving NAIA financial assistance policy.

Dave Williams, Softball
Formerly of California State University-San Marcos
One year from date of hire at NAIA institution.
Violations involving recruiting violations.