Daniel Feig joined Southern Miss as Senior Associate Athletic Director for Administration and Compliance in September 2013 and was named Executive Associate Athletic Director in August, 2015. Feig is primarily responsible for assisting the Director of Athletics in the daily operations of the administration and management of all aspects of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Among his responsibilities, Feig directly oversees the Athletics Compliance office while also supervising and providing strategic direction for several other administrative areas including the Student Academic Enhancement Program, the Sports Performance department (Strength and Conditioning, Athletic Training and Nutrition), the drug testing program, and the Graduate Assistantship program. Feig also serves as the Athletic Department's liaison to the University's General Counsel's office and is the Athletic Department's contract administrator, among other duties. In addition to these responsibilities, Feig serves as the sport administrator for the Men's Basketball program, he assists the Athletic Director with the administration of the Football program, is responsible for football scheduling, and assists with various facility building projects.
Feig arrived at Southern Miss in the fall of 2013 after spending the prior two years as Director of Compliance at the University of Alabama. In his role with the Crimson Tide, Feig was responsible for the designing, coordinating and administering the rules education program to all coaches and constituent groups, and he was heavily involved in the provision of all rules interpretations to all sports. In addition, he was the primary compliance contact for all Alabama football academic eligibility issues as well as the primary contact for all men's basketball compliance issues.
Prior to working at Alabama, Feig worked as the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance at Arkansas State University for two years where he was the sport administrator for the Women's Soccer program. Before beginning his career in collegiate athletics, Feig worked as an attorney for Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.A. and Carr, Allison, P.C. for over six years. Both law firms are located in Birmingham, Alabama and Feig's practice at both firms primarily consisted of civil litigation defense.
Feig is a 2000 Bachelor of Arts graduate of Birmingham-Southern College, where he was a member of the Men's Soccer team that earned Final Four spots in three of his playing years. He also holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2003.