Aug. 5, 2013
STORRS, Conn. - Angie Cretors, who has worked at the NCAA national office since 2005, has been named the Senior Associate Director of Athletics for NCAA Rules Education and Compliance Services at the University of Connecticut.
In her role at UConn, she will be responsible for the management and operations of the Athletics Compliance Office with the primary function to monitor and document institutional compliance with NCAA and conference regulations related to recruitment, eligibility, admissions, financial aid, housing and physical welfare of student-athletes. She will also serve as the primary Division of Athletics liaison with the University Office of Audit, Compliance and Ethics. Cretors will also be a member of the Division of Athletics Leadership Team under Director of Athletics Warde Manuel.
"I am thrilled to be joining the University of Connecticut and look forward to contributing to the institution's tradition of excellence,” said Cretors. “I want to thank Warde Manuel for providing me the opportunity to be a part of his Leadership Team.
“I want to thank all of the individuals I worked closely with at the NCAA over the last ten years, as we did important and meaningful work on behalf of the membership and student-athletes."
“I am very excited that Angie Cretors has accepted the opportunity to lead our compliance initiatives within UConn Athletics,” said Manuel. “I anticipate that she will have a positive impact on our efforts in that area and contribute significantly to the overall success of UConn Athletics as a member of our Leadership Team. She brings a vast knowledge of rules and compliance from her experience at the NCAA national office. Adherence to NCAA and conference regulations is part of our primary mission in the Division of Athletics and I am confident that Angie will guide us successfully in that area.”
Cretors had a number of positions at the NCAA, most recently serving as Associate Director of Enforcement since 2011. In that role, she developed and investigated violations of NCAA legislation in men’s basketball, working with a number of constituents in the sport. Cretors developed and presented seminars around the country regarding basketball issues and trends for audiences such as institutional compliance officers, coaches and student-athletes.
From 2008-11, Cretors was the Associate Director of Agent, Gambling and Amateurism Activities. She developed and investigated information on sports wagering, agent and post-enrollment amateurism violations. She also provided education materials and presentations to member institutions on these issues. Cretors was the Assistant Director of Agent, Gambling and Amateurism Activities from 2005-08.
Cretors earned her undergraduate degree from Kansas in 1999 with a major in sport management and a master’s from Kansas in 2001 in sport management.