Program areas at Horizon League
Providing support for member schools' athletic departments, ensuring compliance with ncaa regulations and providing initiatives that support the League's mission and goals. Marketing and promoting member institutions and their student-athletes' accomplishments through our website and social media platforms.
Ncaa academic performance funds are distributed to conferences based on the academic performance of their institutions. The Horizon League awards these funds to member schools who have met academic metrics as identified by the ncaa.
In 2021-22, the saf provided financial assistance to all student athletes in our (12) member schools. Saf is an ongoing program funded through ncaa grants, with the objective of assisting student athletes in personal and academic areas. Types of assistance included: tuition assistance (for summer school and fifth or sixth year); academic tutoring; assistance with medical and dental expenses; clothing allowances and assistance with travel for family emergencies. The saf helped 3,684 students annually. The academic enhancement fund provided funds to our (12) institutions to assist with student athletes' education. Types of assistance included: tuition support and educational services.
In 2021-22, the Horizon League held 19 championships. There were 41 days of championship events in 2021-22. Each championship gives student-athletes the opportunity to participate in the culminating event for his/her sport. In addition, League staff ensures that the results of these competitions and championships are communicated to the public in a variety of ways, including: local media, social media and our website (horizonleague.org)
In 2021-22, the Horizon League and its member institutions produced video streaming of many League activities. All video productions are available on espn, espn3 or espn+. These League productions enhance the student-athlete experience and provide increased exposure for our member schools. 14 League championships were shown on espn, espn3 or espn+. A total of 689 sporting events, which included regular season and championship events, were shown in 2021-22, reaching an audience of 1,371,222 unique viewers. Video content is distributed to a national audience to promote the Horizon League's collegiate model which embodies the League's core values.