Rob Saunders was elevated to the position of Assistant AD for Compliance in February of 2017, after serving as the Director of Compliance for nearly three years. He is responsible for all matters related to athletics financial aid, transfer eligibility, hardship and medical absence waivers, rules education, and new coach orientation.
Prior to arriving at Jacksonville, Saunders served as the Compliance Assistant for the Big 12 Conference after spending two seasons as an athletics compliance assistant at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. He also worked on the compliance staff at Radford University in Virginia.
Saunders earned his Master’s in Business Administration in Sport Management from Florida Atlantic in August of 2013. He obtained his undergraduate degree at Virginia Tech, with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2008.