Ted Seilheimer joined Houston Athletics in May 2016 as director for compliance and eligibility. He will oversee many aspects of the day-to-day compliance operations for all 17 sport programs.
Seilheimer -- whose name is pronounced Seal-Hi-Mur -- came to UH after spending the previous five years at Houston Baptist. In addition to his compliance duties, he also supervised the athletics department's academic monitoring and advising systems and served as the sport administrator for the HBU Men's and Women's Soccer programs.
He previously practiced law in Houston, focusing primarily on real estate, corporate, and civil litigation. Seilheimer also has worked with the United States Soccer Federation and the Houston Dynamo in various operational capacities.
A Houston native, Seilheimer worked in the University of Texas Athletics Department for four years while earning his bachelor's degree in government with Plan II honors in 2004.
From there, he received his juris doctor degree in 2008 from Notre Dame Law School.
He and his wife, Sarah, have a son, Owen.