Keri Boyce, a graduate of Daniel Boone, has been named director of compliance for the Big 12 Conference, interim commissioner Dan Beebe announced. She joins the staff after serving as compliance eligibility coordinator at Texas Tech.In her new role at the Big 12, Boyce will assist the membership with numerous compliance responsibilities. Among others, she will handle NCAA and Big 12 interpretations, be the primary staff liaison to the Directors of Compliance and manage the National Letter of Intent (NLI) program, the Conference eligibility and squad lists, coaches' certification exams and conference-administered waivers.
During her time at Tech, Boyce handled a variety of compliance duties, including providing interpretations, assisting with rules infractions reports and the management of the school's professional agent program.
She also had oversight of the NLI program and the NCAA Special Assistance Fund for student-athletes. Boyce was instrumental in evaluating athletic eligibility for international prospective student-athletes and also prepared all participation, transfer and playing/practice session forms of athletes.
Prior to arrival at Texas Tech, Boyce was a membership services intern at the NCAA national office in Indianapolis. There she worked in different compliance roles, including processing initial-eligibility and progress toward-degree waivers and reviewing student-athlete reinstatement cases.
She assisted with selected panels and seminars and wrote articles for the NCAA Double-A Zzone web site blog. She has also spent time in the marketing department of the NBA's Orlando Magic as well as working at the University of Central Florida.
Boyce earned her Master of Business Administration degree from UCF in May 2005. She garnered her undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky in 2003, where she was a four-year member of the Wildcats' women's soccer team.
Boyce began her new role at the Big 12 on Tuesday, September 4.