Compliance Staff Directory
Bo Bahnsen, Sr. Associate Athletics Director - Compliance/Planning
After five years in the Ticket Office, Bahnsen - entering his 33rd year in the LSU Athletics Department - returned to the Compliance Office in 2009.
From late 2003 to 2009, Bahnsen served as the Associate AD for Internal Relations, overseeing the Ticket Office and all customer service operations.
Prior to December 2003, Bahnsen's primary responsibility for the previous 14 years was as the head of LSU's Compliance Office. In 1989, he was named Assistant AD for Compliance. He was promoted to an Associate AD title in 1996.
In 1982, Bahnsen became an Administrative Assistant for Men's Basketball, where he worked for five years before moving into athletics administration as Director of Purchasing and Travel for two years. In July 1987, Bahnsen became the Administrative Assistant to the AD, overseeing Purchasing and Travel Operations.
A native of Wharton, TX, Bahnsen earned his Bachelor's degree in physical education from LSU in 1982.
Contact Bahnsen at 225-578-3892 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blair Napolitano, Assistant Athletics Director/Compliance
Napolitano is entering her 11th year in the LSU Compliance Office.
In her current role, Napolitano is responsible for initial eligibility. She also assists with student-athlete housing and financial aid, as well as rules interpretations.
In October 2009, Napolitano was promoted to Director of Compliance after serving as Compliance Coordinator since December 2005.
A native of Baton Rouge, LA, Napolitano earned her Bachelor's degree in kinesiology from LSU in 2005. She later received her Master's degree in Business Administration from LSU in August 2010.
Contact Napolitano at 225-578-3891 or email@example.com.
Matt Jakoubek, Director of Compliance
Jakoubek is entering his fourth year in the LSU Compliance Office.
In his current role, Jakoubek is responsible for supervision of all agent and advisor activities, as well as rules education and rules interpretations. He also serves as the staff liaison for NCAA and SEC waivers and monitors playing and practice seasons.
Prior to LSU, Jakoubek served as Compliance Coordinator at the University of Rhode Island for two and a half years and as a Compliance Intern at Colorado State University for two years.
A native of Garner, IA, Jakoubek earned his Bachelor's degree in general studies from the University of Northern Iowa in 2005. He later received his Master's degree in Education with an emphasis in Athletic Administrator from Northcentral University in December 2010.
Contact Jakoubek at 225-578-4100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Taylor Jacobs, Compliance Coordinator
Jacobs is entering her second year in the LSU Compliance Office.
In her current role, Jacobs is responsible for official/unofficial visits, student-athlete appearances and tryouts. She also assists with initial eligibility and autograph requests, as well as occasional meals.
Prior to LSU, Jacobs served as the Recruiting Coordinator at Auburn University.
A native of Dallas, TX, Jacobs earned her Bachelor's degree in Communications from Auburn University in 2012. She later received her Master's degree in Higher Education and Sport Management from Auburn University in 2013.
Contact Jacobs at 225-578-0990 or email@example.com
Shalini Gogawale, Compliance Coordinator
Gogawale is entering her first year in the LSU Compliance Office.
In her current role, Gogawale is responsible for camps and clinics, financial aid, national letter of intent and assists with playing and practice seasons and student-athlete employment.
Prior to the compliance office, Gogawale served on the LSU volleyball staff was the Director of Operations for the indoor and beach programs for three years. Prior to LSU, Gogawale spend time at the University of California, University of Florida, University of Michigan and Oregon State University in various operation roles.
A native of Shorewood, IL, Gogawale earned her Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Southern Illinois University in 2006. She later received her Master's of Arts Degree in Education from the University of California in 2009.
Contact Gogawale at 225-578-5465 or firstname.lastname@example.org