Kit Alewine Joins Mountain West Staff

 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson has announced the hiring of Kit Alewine as assistant commissioner of compliance. His duties will include coaches’ certification, providing legislative updates, managing the Conference’s National Letter of Intent program and providing interpretive support to the member institutions.

Alewine brings over a decade of intercollegiate athletic experience to the Mountain West. Most recently, he served as the assistant director of athletics for compliance at Troy University. He joined the Trojan staff in 2007 as the director of compliance and was promoted in 2014 to his most recent role. During his time at Troy, he was responsible for all aspects of compliance, including the planning, development and implementation of in-service training, staff development and rules education for institutional administrators, athletics staff, coaches, student-athletes, and boosters. He served as the liaison between the athletics department and the Troy Admissions, Financial Aid, International and Records Offices, as well as the Sun Belt Conference and the NCAA. Alewine also served as the host championship director of the 2013 Sun Belt Cross Country Championships.

Prior to his time at Troy, Alewine spent two years at Francis Marion University in Florence, South Carolina as the assistant director of athletics for compliance and academic support (2006-07) and compliance coordinator (2005-06). In addition to his compliance responsibilities, he served as the liaison to the Peach Belt Conference and NCAA for legislative and interpretation matters. He also assisted with game management duties for basketball, softball and tennis.

A native of Lodge, South Carolina, Alewine was a double major in biology and psychology, earning his bachelor’s degree in 2002 from Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina. He followed that up with a master’s degree in psychology in 2005 from Capella University. At Coker, Alewine was a varsity letterwinner of the men’s tennis and cross country teams and served on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. Following graduation from Coker, he served as a resident life coordinator at the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics in Hartsville.

Alewine will begin at the Mountain West on June 30.