| Michael Dean
Michael Dean was promoted to assistant athletics director for compliance in October 2008 and served in that role until December of 2013. He came to Rice after stops at Birmingham-Southern and West Virginia.
His responsibilities involved managing the compliance program to ensure that the entire Rice University community meets all of Rice, C-USA, and NCAA rules and regulations.
Prior to his arrival at Rice, Dean served as Compliance Assistant at West Virginia from 2005-06, while earning a Master's in Sport Management in December 2006.
Dean graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in History from Birmingham-Southern in May 2005.
While at BSC, Dean served as an intern in the BSC athletic department and served four years as the student-equipment manager for the BSC Baseball Team.