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

Pre-Existing Relationships Read More [+]

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...

Boosters, Recruiting & Social Media Read More [+]

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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  • Scholtz Joins Elite Group

    Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Men's Tennis

    The Ole Miss tennis program continues it's rich tradition under head coach Billy Chadwick of producing the best player in the country's toughest conference.  Today, the SEC office announced junior and two-time All-American Nik Scholtz as the Southeastern Conference Player... read more

  • Scholtz Named SEC Player Of The Year

    Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Men's Tennis

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  • Chadwick'sTop Moments: No. 10

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Men's Tennis

    Moving along chronologically, today we delve into the top 10 moments of Ole Miss men's tennis coach Billy Chadwick continuing with the 2005 season, which was one of the most exciting seasons in Ole Miss tennis history. In 2005, the... read more

  • VIDEO: SEC Network 'Take It All In' Promo

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Athletics

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  • Chadwick's Top Moments: No. 11

    Monday, April 21, 2014 - Men's Tennis

    On this Monday we take a look at moment No. 11 of the top moments in Billy Chadwick's career.  This moment encompasses a year full of great accomplishments that Chadwick made the norm for the Ole Miss tennis program.  In... read more

  • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (April 14-20)

    Monday, April 21, 2014 - Athletics

    Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewApril 14-20, 2014Baseball- Ole Miss went 1-2 last week vs. No. 7 LSU, dropping a 13-inning affair in the series opener before taking game two and falling in the series finale.- Ole Miss became the... read more

  • Baseball Scorecards Tell the Story

    Monday, April 21, 2014 - Baseball

    Earlier this baseball season, Ole Miss tied a game on a dropped fly ball with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, which was a case of deja vu for Ole Miss fan Curtis Wilkie, who remembered the same... read more

  • Closing Time

    Monday, April 21, 2014 - Women's Golf

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  • VIDEO: Ole Miss-LSU Highlights

    Saturday, April 19, 2014 - Baseball

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  • Rebels Drop Series With Shutout Loss To LSU

    Saturday, April 19, 2014 - Baseball

    Sam Smith posted his eighth straight quality start, but it was not enough, as LSU shut out Ole Miss 2-0 Saturday afternoon to take the three-game series. It was the first time that the Rebels had been shutout since a... read more

  • Rainy Start to the SEC Championships

    Friday, April 18, 2014 - Women's Golf

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  • VIDEO: Ole Miss-LSU Highlights

    Friday, April 18, 2014 - Baseball

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  • Bousfield's 4-For-4 Game Lifts Rebels To Win

    Friday, April 18, 2014 -

    LSU looked to have gotten out of a bases-loaded jam in the fourth, but right fielder Mark Laird dropped a fly ball in foul territory that would have been the final out and send the game to the fifth down... read more

  • Rebel Road Trip 2014: Look Back Video

    Friday, April 18, 2014 - Athletics

    BancorpSouth Rebel Road Trip 2014: Look Back Video from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

  • Ellis Duels Nola To A Draw In Series Opener

    Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Baseball

    For eight innings, Chris Ellis dueled Aaron Nola, the Southeastern Conference's leader in strikeouts (84) and earned run average (0.70) to a draw, as he left with the game with the score tied at 2-2. It was the eighth time... read more