SOURCE: Hackney Communications

February 14, 2012 13:14 ET

The Journal of NCAA Compliance Strengthens Offering by Bringing Compliance Expert John Infante on as Contributing Editor

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Feb 14, 2012) - Hackney Publications ( announced today that the Journal of NCAA Compliance (JONC), which delivers an in-depth look at news and trends in the NCAA compliance field, has strengthened its editorial product with the addition of John Infante as contributing editor.

Infante is an Assistant Director of Compliance at a Division I university as well as the founder and author of the Bylaw Blog, a blog that appears on the NCAA's web site.

As contributing editor, Infante will provide exclusive content to the JONC.

"John will be a powerful addition to our team as we report on this vitally important area," said Holt Hackney, the founder and managing editor of the JONC. "The fact that he is an accomplished compliance professional and is highly skilled when it comes to analyzing and writing about compliance issues, makes him unique in the industry."

Besides Infante, JONC has also enhanced its editorial offering by establishing a relationship with the Indianapolis law firm Ice Miller, an industry leader in matters pertaining to collegiate athletics, and Barlow Garsek & Simon, LLP, an up-and-coming law firm in the field. Both will contribute exclusive articles that will appear in the publication.

JONC is unique in that it can be made available electronically on a subscription basis to entire athletic departments, via IP Address. Subscribers not only can access the latest issue over their network, but past issues as well. For more information on the Journal, visit

About Hackney Publications

Hackney Publications ( delivers valuable and important information about the legal side of the sports industry. Its overriding mission, through its publications, is to maintain a narrow editorial focus on issues that matter to its subscribers. In addition to Journal of NCAA Compliance, the company publishes Legal Issues in Collegiate Athletics, Legal Issues in High School Athletics, Professional Sports and the Law and the Sports Litigation Alert (

Hackney Publications, which is a member of the National Sports Law Institute and the Sports and Recreation Law Association (, was founded by journalist Holt Hackney, who has spent more than 20 years writing about sports, business and the law.

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