Matt Ball
Matt Ball

Position:
Senior Associate Athletics Director for Compliance

Alma Mater:
Central Missouri State University 2001


After serving as a director of compliance with the University of Oklahoma athletics department since 2007, Ball joined the Ole Miss Rebel family in April 2011 and will oversee all aspects of the athletics compliance office.

While at Oklahoma, Ball was responsible for the management of many areas within the compliance office and served as a primary contact for NCAA and Big 12 rule interpretations for coaches, administrators, staff, student-athletes and boosters.

Ball began his compliance career during a practicum with the University of Tennessee women's athletics department in 2003. He was an intern at Lamar University during the fall of 2003 before being named a compliance coordinator at Baylor University in the spring of 2004. After less than two years, he was promoted to a director of compliance at Baylor, a position he served until his move to Oklahoma in May 2007.

A 2001 graduate of Central Missouri State University with a bachelor's degree in secondary education (business), Ball also holds a master's degree in sport management from the University of Tennessee.

He and his wife, Erin, have three boys: Braden, Camden and Cason.

03/01/2013 - Compliance

Rebel Connections: Monthly Musings

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01/31/2013 - Compliance

Violators Beware: Penalties in New...

Among the most frequently stated reasons for the new enforcement structure the Division I Board of Directors adopted in October was the need to squelch the "risk/reward" analysis NCAA members... Read More [+]

04/08/2013 - Compliance

April 2013 Boosters, Recruiting & Social...

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01/31/2013 - Compliance

January-February 2013 NCAA Adopts New...

At this January's NCAA Convention the Division I Board of directors voted on amendments to current legislation in an initial effort to reduce the number of rules and eliminate some of the more... Read More [+]

12/10/2012 - Compliance

December 2012 New Enforcement Structure

The Division I Board of Directors adopted an overhauled enforcement structure that creates additional levels of infractions, hastens the investigation process and ratchets up penalties for the most... Read More [+]

11/05/2012 - Compliance

November 2012 Extra Benefits

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09/27/2012 - Compliance

Octoberber 2012 Complimentary Tickets

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08/29/2012 - Compliance

September 2012 May I Take This Kid To A Game

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08/29/2012 - Compliance

September Rebel Connection Newsletter...

Enrolled student-athletes are allowed to be employed while participating in athletics at Ole Miss. There are certain requirements that need to be met by the student-athlete in order for the... Read More [+]

04/30/2012 - Compliance

May Rebel Connection Newsletter Released

As many students wind up their semester and begin to look for work for the summer months, the Ole Miss Compliance staff wants to take this time to educate Rebel Boosters about the rules concerning ... Read More [+]

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    Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Baseball

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    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - Men's Tennis

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    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - Men's Tennis

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  • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (April 7-13)

    Monday, April 14, 2014 - Baseball

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  • Offense Sets Season Highs To Clinch Series

    Sunday, April 13, 2014 - Baseball

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  • Pitching, Defense Key Rebels To Win

    Friday, April 11, 2014 - Baseball

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    Friday, April 11, 2014 - Baseball

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    Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Men's Tennis

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  • The Season: Ole Miss Men's Tennis

    Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Men's Tennis

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  • VIDEO: Mike Bianco

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - Baseball

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  • VIDEO: Ole Miss-Murray State Highlights

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - Baseball

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  • Allen, Orvis Lead Barrage In Win Over Memphis

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - Baseball

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