Name, Image, Likeness NIL – 5 Do’s and 4 Don’ts from the NCAA.org
Here are 5 Do’s and 4 Don’ts from the NCAA.
1 – Do Permit individuals to benefit from their name, image, likeness.
2 – Do Protect and promote the national recruiting environment and fair competition.
3 – Do Allow the membership to develop experience that may impact future policy changes.
4 – Do Incorporate student-athlete feedback.
5 – Do Acknowledge the need for schools and student athletes to comply with state law.
Here are 4 Don’ts.
1 – Don’t Allow compensation for name image likeness contingent on enrollment at a particular institution.
2 – Don’t Allow compensation for athletic participation or achievement or “pay for play”.
3 – Don’t Permit compensation for work not performed.
4 – Don’t Allow “impermissible inducements” to remain in effect.
And a few final thoughts.
The NCAA makes rules, “not” state or local laws – check them first.
You lose your Amateur Status if you “sign a contract” or commitment of any kind to play professional athletics.
There are many benefits but get professional guidance “inside” the state where you live.
If you want to sponsor or be sponsored, email firstname.lastname@example.org