Greg Featherston joined the West Virginia staff in July 2016 as the Associate Athletic director of Governance and Compliance.
Featherston brings 12 years of governance and compliance experience to West Virginia with previous stops at Georgetown, TCU, Maryland, Manhattan and Louisville. His multiple positions in intercollegiate athletics have all centered on NCAA compliance and comprehensive oversight, as well as specializations in eligibility, recruiting and financial aid. In his supervisory role at previous schools, Featherston has provided compliance direction for more than 600 student-athletes and 200 coaches and staff members.
With the Mountaineers, he will serve in a senior leadership capacity to oversee the daily operation of the compliance unit to assure compliance with NCAA rules, regulations, guidelines and policies. His duties will also include serving as the department’s governance liaison to the NCAA and Big 12 Conference.
Featherston comes to the Mountaineer program from Georgetown, where he spent the past year as the assistant athletic director for compliance. With the Hoyas, he provided complete oversight of the compliance office and served as the sport supervisor for field hockey and women’s lacrosse.
Prior to Georgetown, Featherston spent two years at TCU as the assistant athletic director for compliance. During his tenure with the Horned Frogs, he provided daily supervision of TCU’s compliance efforts, including recruiting, financial aid and implementation of its rules education program.
Featherston’s athletic experience in compliance and governance includes an additional stop at Georgetown, along with stints at Maryland, Manhattan and Louisville.
Featherston earned a master’s degree in sport administration from Louisville in 2005, a bachelor’s degree in economics with a minor in business from Texas in 2000 and a bachelor’s degree in communications from Oklahoma State in 1999.