Anderson Named Associate AD for Compliance
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Craig Anderson has been named as the University of Miami’s Associate AD for Compliance, announced Wednesday by Director of Athletics Blake James.
Anderson, who will begin in his new capacity at UM in March, spent the previous two-plus years at NC State as the Assistant AD for Compliance. At NC State, he was charged with many roles, including monitoring all amateurism and eligibility issues, serving as the liaison to the academic support program for student-athletes, monitoring all initial eligibility/continuing eligibility processes and conducting NCAA rules education for coaches, staff, boosters and general public.
"Craig brings tremendous experience as a compliance professional, having spent several years within the ACC," Senior Associate AD for Administration and Student Excellence Jennifer Strawley said. "He shares our philosophy that compliance focuses on building trust and operating with integrity in all we do. Craig is a rising star in the compliance profession and we are thrilled that he will be overseeing the day to day operations of our compliance staff."
Before moving to NC State, Anderson served in a nearly three-year role as Director of Compliance at the University of Virginia from September 2007-July 2010. While in Charlottesville, he assisted with eligibility process, interpreted and researched NCAA rules for coaches and institutional staff members, monitored camps and clinics for all sports, coordinated annual coaches certification exams and coordinated transfer issues.
Anderson began his career as an Assistant Director of Compliance, spending 14 months at UNLV from July 2006-September 2007.
A native of Painted Post, N.Y., Anderson graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in political science. A year later, he graduated from Marshall University with a master's degree in athletic administration.