Austin, TX, September 7, 2010 – ACS Athletics is pleased to announce a new partnership with The Compliance Group, a leading provider of compliance services to NCAA institutions. ACS Athletics has contracted with TCG to provide a variety of compliance and educational related services to ACS’s rapidly growing customer base.
“This partnership is a sign of our commitment to help customers not only implement the most advanced compliance and student-athlete management technologies, but also provide access to the best compliance education and consulting services available,” said Rayan Rutledge, Vice-President of Business Development, ACS Athletics. “Our clients rely on us to improve their internal processes and provide proactive compliance solutions to reduce risk. We want to do more to help our customers protect their reputations and keep up with the changing NCAA compliance landscape. Collaborating with TCG will allow us to provide compliance education on industry trends and ensure customers get maximum benefit out of our InControl™ system.”
This initiative reinforces ACS Athletics vision for providing clients with personalized, customer-centric services to meet each athletics department’s unique needs. “We are pleased to announce this new relationship with TCG to provide compliance education and consultative support to our customers,” said Phillip Engle, CEO of ACS Athletics. “Over the last decade, Chuck Smrt and the TCG team have excelled at helping athletics departments in their efforts to remain in compliance with NCAA legislation. We look forward to working with TCG to support our customer’s similar efforts to ensure NCAA compliance, including through the use of the InControl™ product suite.”
The foundation of the partnership is based on empowering ACS customers to optimize athletics compliance operations by utilizing TCG’s extensive knowledge of NCAA compliance systems and ACS’s industry leading InControl product suite. ACS customers will have the ability to leverage TCG’s consultative services to develop a personalized ACS road map that drives performance through increased software utilization.
About ACS Athletics
ACS Athletics improves athletics and business operational performance. Through our ACS InControl™ software, we provide a structure that gives athletics department staff and coaches a competitive advantage by simplifying and automating processes. ACS Athletics flagship product, ACS InControl™, centralizes document and information management in one system for the key operational areas that drive the Student-Athlete Lifecycle™, allowing stakeholders across an organization to see a holistic view of student-athlete records, recruiting, compliance monitoring, student-athlete forms, CARA logs, complimentary admissions, and much more.
About The Compliance Group
The Compliance Group (TCG) provides an array of quality and cost effective compliance services to intercollegiate athletics departments and conference offices. These include compliance reviews, major infractions case processing, waivers, academic services reviews, strategic planning, and much more. Founded in 1999, TCG has assisted numerous NCAA Division I, II, and III institutions and conferences. TCG personnel have extensive on-campus, conference, and NCAA national office experience in various capacities, including a former NCAA major infractions case coordinator, university general counsel, and director of compliance.