Conference Carolinas Commissioner Chris Colvin announced Claude "Kit" Alewine as Associate Commissioner on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019.
Alewine joins the Conference Carolinas league office after spending the last three years as the Assistant Commissioner for Compliance at the Mountain West Conference.
“We are excited to have Kit join our team,” Colvin said. “Kit’s strong background working at a conference office and as an institutional administrator make him an asset for our league in that he will be able to build strong, credible relationships with campus staff members.”
Alewine will serve as Conference Carolinas’ lead championships and sport administration coordinator in his new role. He will also be the primary liaison for NCAA compliance in Conference Carolinas.
“I am most grateful to Commissioner Colvin for allowing me to work at the conference office that oversaw my experience as a student-athlete,” Alewine said. “Conference Carolinas has always been special to me, and I look forward to helping our student-athletes become ‘Champions in Body, Mind and Soul.’"
During his time at the Mountain West Conference, Alewine served as the liaison between the NCAA and conference staffs on legislative matters, while also supervising the Mountain West Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. He was also the sport administrator for women’s tennis during the spring of 2018 and the sport administrator for men’s tennis beginning in the fall of 2018.
Prior to joining the Mountain West Conference, Alewine served at Troy for a decade. He was the Director of Compliance from 2007-14 before being promoted to Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance in 2014. He also assisted with the oversight of 16 sports during his time at Troy.
Alewine began his career in the NCAA in 2005 at Francis Marion where he was the Compliance Coordinator for a year before being promoted to the Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance and Academic Support for the 2006-07 athletic year.
Alewine earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from former Conference Carolinas member Coker in 2002. He earned his Master of Science in Psychology from Capella University in 2005.
Alewine was a two-sport student-athlete at Coker, earning varsity letters in men’s tennis and cross country. He was also a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and the Student Government Association during his undergraduate years at Coker.