Webb named Towson Assistant AD for compliance

April 15, 2013 | WNST Staff


Former NEC Assistant Commissioner Joins Towson Athletics Staff

TOWSON, Md. – Former Northeast Conference Assistant Commissioner Kelly Webb has been named as the Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance at Towson University, it has been announced by Director of Athletics Mike Waddell.

In that role, she will handle all compliance services for the Tiger student-athletes.

“We are very excited to have Kelly join our staff,” said Tricia Turley Brandenburg, the Deputy Director of Athletics for Internal Operations at Towson. “She brings a tremendous amount of experience to Towson, especially with providing rules interpretations and with the NCAA governance process. Her work at the NEC and A10 conference offices will be very beneficial to us. Kelly is a great addition to our staff.”

A native of Rancho Cucamonga, Cal, Webb served as the assistant commissioner at the NEC for the last year. She began her association with the conference in 2010 when she was named as the director of compliance. In her position at the NEC, she provided compliance services for all 12 members of the league. She also administered the NEC academic awards programs and various conference grants. In addition, she was responsible for educating the NEC membership on proposed NCAA legislation and Presidential Working Group changes.

Prior to joining the NEC staff, she was the assistant director of compliance for the Atlantic-10 Conference for two years. In that role, she was responsible for compliance services for 14 member institutions and issued interpretations, rules education, waiver processing and the National Letter of Intent program. She was also the primary liaison to the A-10 Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

Her first full-time position was with the West Coast Conference in 2006, spending one year as a Compliance Assistant.

A 2004 graduate of the University of California, Riverside, she started her career in athletics in 2004 when she spent a year as a media relations intern at her alma mater.

After earning her M.B.A. degree with a specialization in sports business management from San Diego State in 2006, she joined the Western Athletic Conference staff as an intern. In her role as an intern with the WAC, she gained experience in championships and compliance. As the WAC’s championship intern, she developed championship publications and acted as a direct managerial contact to coaches and staff at WAC Championships. She also worked with the WAC’s compliance staff and processed National Letters of Intent while administering hardship waivers.

Webb was recently appointed to the NCAA Division I Amateurism Fact-Finding Committee. She has also been a member of the NACWAA Membership Committee since 2011.

She began her duties at Towson University on April 15.