Compliance with NCAA and America East Conference rules is of utmost importance to The University at Albany and its athletics department. As a member of the NCAA, The University at Albany is responsible for the actions of its coaches, student-athletes, faculty and staff, alumni, donors, boosters and friends. As such, please take a moment to familiarize yourself with these important items concerning NCAA rules and always remember to ASK BEFORE YOU ACT.


The mission of the UAlbany Athletics Compliance Office is to function within the realm of the University's compliance structure, coordinating, monitoring and verifying compliance with all NCAA and Conference requirements, and to educate athletics department staff members, student-athletes, the various constituencies of the University and the community regarding NCAA regulations. The Athletics Compliance Office is committed and compelled to the principle of institutional control in the operation of the athletics department in a way that is constant within the rules and regulations of the NCAA, the America East Conference and the University. 


The vision of the Athletics Compliance Office is to be recognized as one of the most comprehensive and proactive compliance programs in the areas of institutional control, education, and rules violation prevention.  The Athletics Compliance Office shall be dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of excellence and professionalism by working together with all athletics staff members, student-athletes, university personnel, alumni, boosters, and the external community in an environment that promotes respect, communication and teamwork; by encouraging professional growth in the area of rules compliance; by incorporating in others the highest regard for ethical conduct; by fostering an environment that is supportive of the NCAA operating principle of competitive equity; by seeking out diversity and gender equity; and by fostering individual empowerment and personal well-being of our student-athletes.

The athletics compliance office welcomes any and all questions from our alumni, boosters and friends of the program. Please email the compliance office. Thank you for your continued commitment to rules compliance and supporting the department of athletics.



Melissa Peach
Associate Athletic Director for Compliance
(518) 442-3005
Jose Genao
Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance
(518) 442-3045
Richard Fogarty
Faculty Athletics Representative

Athletics Compliance Office #: (518) 442-3045
Athletics Compliance Fax #: (518) 442-3031

Information contained in this website is for the general education and knowledge of the reader.  It is not designed to be, and should not be used as, the sole source of information when analyzing and resolving a legal or regulatory problem.  Moreover, federal, state and NCAA rules and regulations are constantly changing.  If you have specific questions regarding a particular fact situation, we urge you to consult the UAlbany Compliance Office or University Counsel.