Good Sports, Inc., brings over 34 years experience analyzing athletics programs and identifying solutions to Title IX compliance problems. No one knows the Title IX athletics requirements better than we do. Good Sports, Inc., Owner and Founder Valerie McMurtrie Bonnette co-authored the Title IX Athletics Investigator’s Manual issued by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Education, which has nationwide enforcement authority for Title IX.
After 15 years with OCR, Val dedicated herself to helping institutions of all sizes achieve Title IX athletics compliance. With clients in 33 states, Good Sports, Inc., has consulted privately with all division levels of the NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA members, as well as high schools in several states. We assist schools and programs across the nation achieve and maintain compliance.
With unparalleled insight into OCR’s perspective, we analyze your program from every angle. University presidents and administrators call our reports “excellent,” “superb,” and “very user-friendly,” appreciating our clinical approach in addressing how Title IX affects your athletics program. Our private consultations include education on the Title IX athletics requirements. If you prefer more in-depth education, get personal guidance in our self-evaluation classes or one-on-one tutoring.
For administrators who want to do it themselves, Val Bonnette has authored two manuals: “Title IX and Intercollegiate Athletics: How It All Works – In Plain English” and “Title IX and Interscholastic Athletics: How It All Works – In Plain English.” These resources deliver a clear explanation of the Title IX athletics requirements, allowing you to evaluate and improve your program’s Title IX compliance.