CRIA researchers have partnered with and secured research funding from organizations interested in expanding the field of research within intercollegiate athletics. The Center for Research in Intercollegiate Athletics encourages funded research opportunities and actively pursues partnerships with organizations.


Past funding partners of CRIA researchers include:




Knight Commission on Intercollegiate
The Atlantic Coast Conference
Collegiate Sports Associates
The Andrew Mellon Foundation
Missouri Valley Conference
Winthrop Intelligence
True Sport
UNC Athletics
  • The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics

  • The National Collegiate Athletic Association

  • The Atlantic Coast Conference

  • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

  • The Missouri Valley Conference

  • The National Wrestling Coaches Association

  • The National Association of Basketball Coaches

  • Collegiate Sports Associates

  • Winthrop Intelligence

  • The University of North Carolina Department of Athletics

  • The Multi-University Coalition of Athletics Directors

  • National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics

  • Women's Basketball Coaches Association

  • Alliance of Women Coaches

  • Various NCAA and NAIA Institutions



Knight Commission on Intercollegiate

Research in Intercollegiate Athletics, Data-based decision making, Consulting in intercollegiate athletics