Scott Garrison, who joined the Southern Miss staff in October of 2013, was promoted to Director of Athletic Compliance in January of 2015. He has responsibilities in all areas of the department's rules compliance program, and oversees the compliance graduate assistant and summer intern positions. Garrison is the primary contact for issues related to recruiting, student-athlete appearances, and camps and clinics. He also provides rules interpretations and education to members of the Southern Miss coaching staff and other constituent groups.
Prior to joining Southern Miss, Garrison served as a compliance intern at both Boise State University and the University of Washington. Originally from Seattle, he earned his undergraduate degree at Occidental College in Los Angeles and his J.D. from the University of Washington. Garrison is licensed to practice law in the state of Washington.