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Proposal would broaden student-athlete eligibility following transfers

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GAINESVILLE — The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) today announced a significant policy proposal to broaden student-athlete eligibility by narrowing the focus of the “follow-the-coach” rule, which targets impermissible transfers for athletic purposes. 

Under a proposed “previous contact” bylaw, which will go before FHSAA’s Representative Assembly in January, transferring student-athletes would be allowed to play at their new school in sports that do not involve the coach in question and could even play the affected sport at a sub-varsity level.

A second proposed bylaw change would introduce a new layer of mediation to the FHSAA appeals process, providing even greater due process opportunities for student-athletes and schools that wish to challenge sanctions. The new mediation layer would be available after a case has been considered in a sectional appeal but before it reaches a final appeal to the FHSAA Board of Directors.


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