APR penalties could be linked to coaches

The NCAA’s Commmittee on Academic Performance meets July 9-10 in San Diego. On its agenda are reforms to the Academic Progress Rate (APR) system.

The committee is working to develop a new transfer criteria for student-athletes, and a possible “bonus” for student-athletes who continue their education after graduating.

And perhaps most importantly, tying APR penalties to coaches.

Additionally, the committee will decide on a waiver process for third- and fourth-occasion historically based penalties and consider the possibility of Academic Performance Program penalties following coaches. At its April meeting, the Division I Board of Directors requested the committee re-examine the possibility of penalties following coaches.

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