Skyhawk Athletic Administration | Bill Kaler - Assistant Athletics Director/Compliance Office
Col. Bill Kaler serves as the assistant athletics director for compliance for the University of Tennessee at Martin department of athletics.
In his 35th year with UT Martin athletics, Kaler provides the Rules Education for NCAA and OVC Rules in order to insure the compliance of the coaching staff as well as selected university units. He also monitors overall academic performance so that coaches and student-athletes have a continuous status of their athletic eligibility.
Kaler first came to UT Martin in 1976 as a professor of military science and held that post until 1980 when he concluded a 27-year career as a military officer. He currently holds degrees from Murray State and Troy State.
A native of Bardwell, Ky., Kaler is married to the former Shirley Wright of Union City. They have one son, Billy, and two daughters Tammy (Mrs. Art Sparks), and Amy and four grandchildren.