|Title:||Associate Commissioner of Administrative Services|
Angie Torain joined the league staff as Assistant Commissioner in July 2011 and was promoted to Associate Commissioner of Administrative Services in July 2012.
Torain moves into her new role with an emphasis on the areas of academic services, certification, compliance reviews, Faculty Athletic Representatives (FARs), strategic planning, sport regulations and championships.
In her role the past year as Assistant Commissioner for
Compliance, Torain oversaw all aspects of the league’s
compliance program and served as the primary administrator for
several championships and sport committees.
Torain comes to The Summit League after serving as Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator at member institution IUPUI from 2007-11. While at IUPUI, her position focused on the internal operations of the department, including game management and staffing, while serving as the sport administrator for the men's and women's soccer, golf and cross country programs. In addition, she also oversaw the athletic training staff and strength and conditioning program.
Prior to her stint with the Jaguar athletic department, Torain served as an NCAA Assistant Director of Championships from 2006-07. In that role, she coordinated the efforts for numerous Division II championships, including approving budgets, working with coordinators of officials and conducting site visits for six different sports. She also assisted with the branding and communications efforts for each of those championships.
From 2002-06, Torain spent over four years in The Summit League office, where she served in the role of Associate Commissioner for Institutional Services/Championship Administrator. She also served as the league's Senior Woman Administrator. While at the league office, she directed the league's compliance program, implemented rules education programs, managed the league's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and managed and staffed selected league championships. She was also the primary liaison for the women's basketball, volleyball, softball, track and field, tennis and swimming and diving committees.
Prior to that, Torain also served stints in the NCAA Enforcement department and at the Horizon League. She was the Assistant Director of Enforcement/Secondary Violations at the NCAA, where she was responsible for processing secondary violation cases and helped educate institutions and conferences on the processing of secondary violations. As the Horizon League's Director of Compliance, Torain issued interpretations, monitored NCAA legislative changes and assisted with game operations.
Torain earned her B.A. in sociology from DePauw University in 1994, while participating in basketball and track and field. She later received her Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Indiana in 1997.
A native of Elkhart, Ind., Angie and her husband, Kyle, are the parents of three daughters, Kaylyn (15), Amari (10) and Addison (5) and reside in Aurora, Ill.