This virtual workshop will feature sessions on:
• ways to best handle coach's contracts and actions,
• where the line is between Title IX and state law regarding transgender students and
• what cases are affecting sports and how technology is affecting sports.


Thursday, Jun. 24, 2021

1 p.m.
Ralph Lusher III, OSBA staff attorney
1:05 p.m.
Coaching contracts and coaching do's and don'ts
David J. Lampe, Esq., Bricker & Eckler LLP
Do you need to worry about overtime for coaches, and where is the legal and ethical line for a coach’s interactions with students? This session will cover the difference between pupil activity permits and supplemental contracts as well as renewing and nonrenewing contracts and performing evaluations.
2:15 p.m.
2:25 p.m.
Sports case law update and technology in sports
Sara C. Clark, chief legal counsel, and Jennifer A. Hardin, deputy director of legal services, OSBA
Who has broadcast rights to high school football games? Learn the latest developments in sports law litigation, covering liability, transportation, employment, discipline and everything in between. Lastly, could parents get around fees for videos by doing a public records request? This session will delve into all these items for a clearer understanding.
4 p.m.

Friday, Jun. 25, 2021

9 a.m.
Ralph Lusher III, OSBA staff attorney
9:05 a.m.
Name, image and likeness
Luke A. Fedlam, Esq., Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
This session provides the latest on new state laws, pending federal legislation and a current case before the U.S. Supreme Court. These changes, mixed with social media, will impact the high school athlete and how districts handle these issues.
10:25 a.m.
10:40 a.m.
OHSAA update and transgender student athlete policies
Doug Ute, executive director; Steve Craig, Esq., legal counsel; and Kristin Ronai, director of compliance, OHSAA
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) has navigated its association through these challenging times. Hear about the bylaws changed through referendums and other changes to fit the current situation. Also, the transgender athlete has been at the forefront of legislation and litigation across the country. Learn more about OHSAA’s policies that help ensure athletes and districts take the proper steps.
12 p.m.