NIL coming to Ohio schools sooner than later; it’s only fair


Ohio High School Athletic Association Executive Director speaks at a Rotary Club meeting in Marion over the winter, addressing several high school student leaders and officials.

COLUMBUS — In the event you noticed Thursday’s sports activities part within the Marion Star, you noticed my buddy and colleague Jerrod Ulrey lay out how Title, Picture and Likeness might be coming to Ohio highschool sports activities sooner than later.

The state’s principals who vote on such issues contained in the Ohio Excessive Faculty Athletic Affiliation aren’t progressive. Like most powers in establishments, established order is king.

If it’s working, why repair it?

If it’s not a problem, why tackle it?

If it would not have an effect on me, why does it matter?

That is the considering.

It took 5 a long time for the OHSAA to lastly tackle aggressive steadiness issues within the postseason for crew sports activities, however ultimately the group addressed it.

Open enrollment, transfers, move-ins and eligibility of these college students have been tinkered with for years. For every new particular scenario that arises, there’s a bylaw that will get enacted to tackle it, typically lengthy after the unique scenario has come and gone.

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