SAN BRUNO, Calif. - West Coast Conference Commissioner Lynn Holzman announces the additions of Amy Reis, Megan Rogers and Jessica Everhart to the Conference staff. Reis will serve as the Associate Commissioner for Championships, Rogers will serve as the Assistant Commissioner for Governance and Business Operations, while Everhart will serve as the Director of Compliance and Student-Athlete Services.
"I'm excited Amy, Megan and Jessica have joined the West Coast Conference team," Holzman said. "Their varied professional and personal experiences in and outside of intercollegiate athletics positions the West Coast Conference to continue its quest to provide premier educational and athletic opportunities to our student-athletes and institutions. Amy, Megan and Jessica are proven leaders who have an enthusiasm for serving college athletics and student-athletes."
As the Associate Commissioner for Championships, Amy Reis brings more than 15 years of professional experiences in championships oversight. Reis will ensure execution of the Conference's championships, serve as a sport administrator for women's volleyball and men's soccer, and will oversee the WCC's marketing and promotions initiatives.
Reis has spent the last seven years at the NCAA, including the last three years as the Associate Director of Championships and Alliances. In this capacity, Reis managed 25 Division II national championship events, including the Division II Championships Festival, while coordinating 28 national staff members and hundreds of local organizing committee staff and volunteers.
Before joining the NCAA, Reis served as the Director of Marketing and Promotions at Eastern Illinois, Director of Community Relations and Group Sales for the Quad City Mallards Professional Hockey organization, and Public Relations/Marketing Coordinator for the Greelong SuperCats Professional Basketball Team in the Southeastern Australian Basketball League. Reis has a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska-Kearney where she majored in journalism/public relations and minored sports administration.
Megan Rogers brings more than 10 years of experience in professional and collegiate athletics to her post as the Assistant Commissioner for Governance and Business Operations. Rogers will assist with governance issues, business operations and the implementation of the West Coast Conference Strategic Plan, including the tracking of deliverables and goals.
Most recently Rogers spent more than four years as the director of legal affairs for the Cleveland Browns Football Company, LLC. where she ensured compliance with the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement, constitution, policies and procedures. Rogers was involved in salary cap budgeting, analysis and management, served as a liaison to the Finance Department, educated and advised coaches and personnel executives on NFL rules and compliance. She also prepared contracts, negotiation, drafting and reviews. Rogers began her tenure with the Browns in 2009, initially serving as the Manager of Football Administration. Prior to that, Megan worked as a legal intern at the Legal Aid Society of San Diego, the NCAA national office and the Minnesota Vikings. Rogers also served as a salary cap analyst with the New York Jets.
A graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Rogers was a four-year soccer letter-winner and helped the Irish to two Big East regular season and tournament championships and the 2000 College Cup. Rogers earned a Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego and is licensed with the New York State Bar.
Jessica Everhart is the Director of Compliance and Student-Athlete Services and is responsible for the administration and continued development of compliance operations pertaining to NCAA and Conference rules and regulations. In addition, Everhart will oversee efforts to enhance the student-athlete experience through oversight of the WCC's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
Most recently Everhart served as the assistant director of compliance at Stanford University where she assisted with recruiting oversight of 36 sports while advising incoming student-athletes, parents and alumni on NCAA rules and eligibility.
Before Stanford, Everhart was the Director of Compliance and Student-Athlete Services at the University of San Francisco and served in a similar capacity at Georgetown University. In addition, Everhart assisted in compliance offices at University of Maryland and University of Washington. Everhart completed her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Education at the University of Washington.