Sean Strauch came to UCSB from Illinois State where he was the Director of Compliance for the Redbird program.
He also carries three years of experience with schools in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) to his job as UCSB's Assistant Athletics Director, Compliance.
Strauch monitors Gaucho recruiting, student-athlete employment, playing and practice seasons and camps and clinics. Before being hired by Illinois State in 2010, Strauch worked at South Carolina, Georgia Tech and Tennessee, where he played a role in all aspects of NCAA compliance.
A graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in sport and entertainment management, Strauch also holds a graduate degree in sport management from the University of Tennessee.