Failure to Monitor
What is failure to monitor in college sports?
Failure to monitor is typically a Level II infraction within the NCAA’s enforcement structure, but may be deemed to be of a Level I nature if the failure is substantial or egregious.
What actions would cause a school to be cited for a failure to monitor?
Each institution has an affirmative obligation to monitor and control its athletics programs, its representatives and its student-athletes to ensure compliance with the constitution and bylaws of the Association. When a school is negligent in this responsibility by not taking reasonable, proactive steps to meet this obligation, it is vulnerable to a failure to monitor finding.
How would a school prevent being cited for a Failure to Monitor infraction?
A school could prevent a Failure to Monitor violation by instituting practices and, devoting adequate staff and resources to detect noncompliance within its program.
What are the penalties for a Failure to Monitor violation?
Probation, fines and scholarship reductions are some typical penalties for a Failure to Monitor violation.