|Position:||Associate Athletics Director - Compliance|
Jose Genao joined the UC San Diego Athletics Department in August of 2018 as the Associate Athletics Director of Compliance.
Prior to joining the Tritons, Genao spent nearly two years as the Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance at the University of Albany.
He was the department liaison to financial aid and responsible for the implementation of all of Bylaw 15 legislation and served as the head admissions contact for undergraduate, graduate, international and transfer student-athletes.
In addition, Genao oversaw the department’s monitoring and recruiting legislation utilizing ARMS software and was responsible for certifying the initial eligibility of all incoming student-athletes and continuing eligibility.
Genoa was also the Assistant Director of Compliance at Marquette University from November of 2012 to March of 2016.
His duties included reviewing all outside scholarships for countable aid, overseeing all camps/clinics legislation and donation and promotional activity requests. In addition, he managed the Office of Compliance’s intern development program and assisted the Associate Athletics Director with special projects and rules interpretations.
From August 2011 to May 2012 while working on his master’s at the University of Massachusetts, Genao served as the compliance intern at Harvard. He maintained NCAA squad lists, managed the NCAA student-athlete assistance fund, and facilitated rules education efforts.
The year prior to his time at Harvard, Genao was a graduate assistant in the compliance office at UMass. He instituted and monitored the National Letter of Intent process, oversaw all aspects of initial scholarship awards as well as scholarship adjustments, reviewed recruiting records and monitored student-athlete bills and excess checks. He was a volunteer track and field coach at UMass the same year.
Genao was a member of the University of Notre Dame’s track and field team, competing from 2004 to 2008. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. He went to earn his Masters of Science in Sport Management from the University of UMass at Amherst in 2012.