Stan Wilcox is the NCAA’s second executive vice president of regulatory affairs. Reporting directly to President Mark Emmert, he is tasked with addressing all matters related to regulatory strategies consistent with the needs of the membership as well as oversight of academic and membership affairs, the Eligibility Center, and enforcement.
He leads a team of individuals responsible for investigating potential violations involving member schools to uphold integrity and fair play among the NCAA membership. He also oversees legislative interpretations, waiver requests, and academic and amateurism certification.
Wilcox comes to the NCAA from Florida State University where he served as the director of athletics from 2013 to 2016 before being promoted to vice president. Prior to his time at Florida State, he served in senior positions at Duke, Notre Dame, and the Big East Conference.
Wilcox has held several national leadership positions including membership on the NCAA Football Oversight Committee and, LEAD1 Board of Directors. He helped to create the Minority Opportunity Athletics Association and subsequently served as a member of its board. From 2003 to 2005 he was president of the Black Coaches Association (BCA).
The North Babylon, N.Y. native graduated from Notre Dame in 1981 with a degree in economics. In 1988, Wilcox earned a juris doctor from the Brooklyn Law School and is a member of the New York State Bar Association.