Title IX Compliance and Athletics

This course will touch on issues of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, and culture in athletics, and will also do a deep dive into Program Equity compliance.

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Gain essential information and skills for Athletic Directors, Compliance Officers, and Title IX Officers.

This one-day course will touch on issues of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, and culture in athletics, and will also do a deeper dive into Program Equity compliance. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of not only why the issues exist, but how to spot red flags and address them. The presenters will draw from the courts, the news, and from their experiences working with athletic departments of all types across the country, as well as the Olympic movement. This course will apply for Title IX Coordinators with little or no athletic administration experience but is also intended for seasoned athletic compliance staff.

Please note, this course is focused on Higher Education and will not include K-12 specific content. To attend ATIXA’s K-12 Compliance & Athletics, click HERE.

After completing this course, participants will be able to…

  • Identify and adhere to compliance requirements and best practices from foundational case law and Office for Civil Rights guidance
  • Explain the Three-Part Test for Effective Accommodation of Interests and Abilities
  • Articulate key factors for in examining the equivalence for men and women in each category of athletic benefits and opportunities
  • Describe common red flags related to athletic equity in the higher education environment Define the three forms of sexual harassment
  • Define the three forms of sexual harassment
  • Provide specific examples of challenges associated with Title IX and student athletics in the higher education environment

Who Should Attend?

  • Title IX Coordinators
  • Title IX Deputy Coordinators
  • Legal Counsel
  • Compliance and Risk Management Professionals (Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, ADA/Section 504, AA, EEO, Clery)
  • Athletics Liaison
  • Athletic Directors & Administrators
  • Athletic Coaches
  • Student Affairs Administrators

In-Person Training

Live, In-Person Training

  • $799 Member
  • $899 Non-Member

Hide Details & Schedule


  • October 20: 11:30am - 6:00pm ET Orlando, FL Register


*You must attend all dates in your session to receive credit for attendance.

Group discounts are provided on a sliding scale based on group size and applicable on registrations for the same training or event. Discounts will be applied at checkout starting for groups of 2-4 attendees and increasing for groups of 5 or more attendees. Please contact events@atixa.org with questions.

This course offers a more comprehensive look at athletics programs and program equity compliance, as well as sexual misconduct in athletics. Additionally, this course will examine how to comply with Title IX in program equity, as well as how and why the culture and climate specific to athletics can affect sexual misconduct.

To obtain certification from ATIXA, you will need to attend the whole event. It is our expectation that you are present for the entire duration of your training course.

Please allow 7-10 days following the completion of the course and then log in on our website and visit the My ATIXA page to access the Continuing Certification Credit (CCC) program system. Please follow the instructions on the webpage to obtain your certification. Our CCC program allows those certified by ATIXA to track, maintain, and extend their professional development through our programs.

PLEASE NOTE: Certification refers to attendance at a qualifying event; TNG cannot speak to individual attendees’ knowledge, expertise, or command of the material.