Bond, Shoeneck & King has announced the hire of Senior Counsel Michael Sheridan, a former attorney with the NCAA. Sheridan will represent colleges & universities and student-athletes nationwide on NCAA infractions, compliance, and eligibility matters. As a former NCAA investigator and athletics compliance administrator, he “brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Collegiate Sports Practice Group,” according to the firm. “Before joining Bond, Michael served as Associate Director of Enforcement at the NCAA National Office, where for more than eight years, he led investigations of alleged Level I/II (Division I) and major (Divisions II and III) violations and delivered oral arguments in hearings before the NCAA Committees on Infractions. Prior to joining the enforcement staff, Michael worked in athletics compliance roles at two Division I universities, where he assisted in the development, implementation and administration of comprehensive compliance programs, and served as a trusted resource for coaches, student-athletes, athletics department staff and other university stakeholders.
“Michael’s direct knowledge and extensive experience in the highly regulated world of intercollegiate athletics aids his clients throughout each phase of the NCAA enforcement process. Michael also provides strategic direction, planning and counsel on a wide range of other NCAA compliance and eligibility matters to NCAA member institutions, coaches and student-athletes.”