TIFFINI N. GRIMES
BA 2005, Political Science; JD 2009, Valparaiso University
Assistant Director of Enforcement - Football Development Group
National Collegiate Athletic Association
As an Assistant Director within the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Enforcement Football Development Group, Tiffini Grimes is tasked with identifying current trends and cultivating information regarding issues pertaining to the game of football. Grimes is additionally responsible for developing relationships and serving as a resource to collegiate and professional constituents of the game.
Prior to joining the NCAA, Grimes was employed in athletics compliance at The Pennsylvania State University and Georgia Institute of Technology, where she worked specifically with football in the areas of recruiting, amateurism, agents, and waivers of NCAA legislation.
Grimes received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Purdue University in 2005. She was awarded a master’s degree in Sports Administration and a Juris Doctorate from Valparaiso University School of Law in 2009.
A native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Grimes is actively engaged in philanthropy as a board member of Uplifting Athletes and through the Bella Mente Foundation.