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Re: Rules regarding recruiting

Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2015 8:53 am
by Old Cage
I don't know if there is anything new here, but this was just posted by Kim Callicoatte, our compliance person:

https://sites.google.com/site/umasscomp ... dia-guides

"A booster should never contact a prospect to encourage him to attend UMass."

Re: Rules regarding recruiting

Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2015 9:25 am
by rsox1221
I really don't mean this to pile on, it's just a statement of fact, but she also tweeted at Niles' new account "@UMassRecruiting/Never Stop Recruiting" and told him to read the guidelines...

You have to think something either happened, or the school is monitoring Twitter very closely (which honestly is not a bad idea).

I've been guilty of doing some of the things in those guidelines, I won't pretend otherwise. Though given the fact that the NCAA Compliance person at the school is going out of her way to tweet the regulations out we should all be very careful about using Twitter in regards to these kids right now.

Re: Rules regarding recruiting

Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2015 9:30 am
by NilesGold
^ As I understand it, yes something new precipitated it, but nothing significant and it's nothing to worry about. No need to get into it here, PM if you want to know.

Re: Rules regarding recruiting

Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:13 am
by rsox1221
^
Done, though you might have it set not to accept them?

Re: Rules regarding recruiting

Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 8:50 am
by MikeUMA
Updating this with some recent info...

The link address says 2012-13, but the content within is dated 2014-15
https://sites.google.com/site/umasscomp ... re-2012-13

Also...
@UMassCompliance
Alumni and Boosters are NOT permitted to use social networking websites such as Twitter to attempt to correspond with recruits. 1/2

This includes, but is not limited to: Commenting on photos of a recruit; “@replies”; “mentions” ; and direct messaging! 2/2
https://twitter.com/UMassCompliance/sta ... 6028602370
https://twitter.com/UMassCompliance/sta ... 9234128897