Sherika Montgomery, Assistant Commissioner - Compliance

Sherika Montgomery is in her fifth year with the Big South Conference office, and her first year as Assistant Commissioner for Compliance.  She has previously served the Conference as Director of Compliance & Administration and Assistant Director of Compliance, and spent the 2010-11 season as the Conference's Administrative/Compliance Intern.

Montgomery oversees all compliance activities related to NCAA and Big South Conference rules and regulations, including rules education.  She is responsible for coordinating the certification of eligibility for member institutions, and manages the Conference governance and legislative processes and agendas.  Montgomery also serves as the coordinator for the Big South Conference’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).  She joined the Big South Conference Office in the summer of 2010.

A former student-athlete at Big South member Gardner-Webb University, Montgomery served as an intern in the GWU athletic department where she assisted the Senior Women’s Administrator and oversaw compliance tasks.  She was a four-year letterwinner in women’s basketball, was a three-time team captain and was a member of the 2009-10 Big South regular-season championship squad.  Montgomery, who served as Vice President of Gardner-Webb’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) from 2007-09, earned her Master's Degree in Sports Science and Pedagogy in May 2011 from Gardner-Webb, and Bachelor of Science degree in sport management from GWU in 2010.