NCAA Rulings

The NCAA requires all athletes to comply with its rules and regulations.  The information contained in this section reference those rules and regulations that relate to Sports Medicine administration.  Please review these sections to make certain you are in compliance before your athletic participation at Middlebury College begins.  If you need more information on any of these rulings you can contact the Sports Medicine Department at (802) 443-3636 or email Kelly Cray at 

Sickle Cell Trait Screening

Beginning in August 2013, new NCAA legislation requires that schools must provide education regarding sickle-cell trait for all students-athletes and provide additional mandatory education for those that do not confirm their status.  In addition, schools must confirm the sickle cell trait status of incoming student-athletes before participation in intercollegiate athletics in one of the following manners: