SANDESTIN, Fla. (June 1, 2022) ---The 2022 Southeastern Conference Spring Meetings continued Wednesday at the Hilton SanDestin Beach Resort. The event includes meetings of the SEC's Presidents and Chancellors, Athletics Directors, Senior Woman Administrators, Faculty Athletics Representatives, Head Football Coaches and Head Men's and Women's Basketball Coaches.
Following Wednesday's meetings, SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey discussed a variety of topics with the media:
**The SEC Athletics Directors on Wednesday heard reports from the Football Coaches, Women's Basketball Coaches and Men's Basketball Coaches. It was noted that the Men's Basketball Coaches encouraged movement of the championship game of the Men's Basketball Tournament from Sunday to Saturday.
**Sankey noted that the dialogue in the coaches meetings was "as involved, deep and engaged" as any he has experienced.
"I appreciate the time and focus of our coaches," Sankey said. "We had substantive conversations on important issues."
**The day began with an educational session aimed at increasing diversity in leadership positions across SEC member institutions. Representatives from all 14 member universities participated in the session, including athletics directors, senior woman administrators, faculty athletics representatives, communications directors, other senior staff members and head coaches in the three sports represented here in Destin. SEC staff members also participated.
**There was continued discussion of proposed SEC legislation on Wednesday, and there was also continued discussion about future scheduling.
"We have more work to do on those areas," said Sankey on the topic of future scheduling. "We will complete decision-making when the time is right."
**The SEC's presidents and chancellors will meet for the first time at this year's Spring Meetings on Thursday.