Brian Battle is in his fourth season as Florida State’s Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance; he was named to the position in August of 2006. He re-joined the Seminole athletics department after a stint at Georgetown University as the Associate Director of Compliance in 2005.
He is responsible for coordinating, planning and organizing all phases of the Seminoles’ NCAA compliance program; ensuring adherence to University, Atlantic Coast Conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
During his tenure at Georgetown he oversaw the day-to-day operations of the Compliance Office, was the certifying Eligibility Officer for the Hoyas’ 700 student-athletes and the department of athletics liaison to the Financial Aid and Registrars Offices as well as the alumni and booster organizations. He was the primary administrator for the women’s basketball, baseball and track and field teams and a member of the Big East Cross Country Championships Committee.
Battle was the Director of Compliance at Florida State from 2002-2005. Prior to that, he served for four years as the Compliance Coordinator at Florida State from 1998-2002. He was also a graduate assistant in the compliance services and a student assistant in the sports information department.
Battle is a graduate of Alfred University, where he majored in finance and political science. He received his Master’s degree in sport administration from Florida State University. Battle played varsity basketball at Alfred and has served is various capacities for numerous NCAA baseball and tennis tournament held at Florida State. In addition, he is the chair of the financial aid, registrar academics and Compliance (FAAC) at Florida State.
Battle and his wife Holly, a special events planner in the University Relations office at Florida State, were married in July of 2008.