Athletics Investigation Handbook (2015 Edition)

A Guide for Institutions and Involved Parties During the NCAA Enforcement Process

by Michael L. Buckner



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/11/2015

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 198
ISBN : 9781491761199
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 198
ISBN : 9781491761205
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 198
ISBN : 9781491761212

About the Book

Every day, athletic administrators, coaches, and collegiate athletes strive to uphold the treasured principles of higher education and intercollegiate athletics. Still, despite their best efforts, policies are sometimes violated, forcing an internal investigation.

Michael Buckner, an attorney and former licensed private investigator, relies on comprehensive research and his diverse experience representing colleges and universities to guide others through internal investigation and NCAA enforcement processes. Within detailed explanations of investigative strategies, Buckner shows college administrators and other professionals how to:

  • Organize, plan, and conduct an internal investigation.
  • Collect evidence and conduct interviews during the investigation
  • process.
  • Respond to an inquiry from the NCAA enforcement staff.
  • Use best practices to an institution’s or involved party’s advantage in an internal investigation and infractions hearing.

The Athletics Investigation Handbook shares effective strategies, proven techniques, and best practices that will help professionals navigate the NCAA enforcement process.

About the Author

Michael Buckner is managing shareholder of a higher-education and sports law firm. He is a former licensed private investigator who conducts internal investigations, represents clients before sports arbitration panels, and advises organizations on a range of issues. He and his wife have two children and live in Coral Springs, Florida.