Company: Clemson University Athletics
Location: Clemson, S.C.
Stephanie Ellison is approaching her eighth full year as an associate athletic director for compliance services. The native of Pendleton, SC came to Clemson in October 2003 after serving as the director of legislative services and assistant to the commissioner at the Southern Conference. While at the Southern Conference, Ms. Ellison was responsible for tracking NCAA legislative proposals, and served as the staff liaison to various conference associations and sports committees, including the conference Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC), the Executive Committee, the Finance and Audit Committee, and the volleyball and men’s and women’s track & field committees.
Ms. Ellison began her career in compliance services at Clemson, where she was a graduate assistant from August 1999 to May 2001. Her responsibilities included collecting and reporting student-athlete data, as well as administering NCAA and ACC forms to enrolled student-athletes. Ellison also provided interpretations of NCAA legislation and served as a liaison to the NCAA Clearinghouse. She also served on the SACS/COC Assessment Committee. Ellison developed forms used in monitoring activities and assisted in coordinating NCAA’s athletics certification orientation visit. As an undergraduate, she worked as a student assistant with the football office.