ACS Athletics and the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) have entered into an exclusive partnership to benefit conference institutions by providing incentive opportunities for those institutions that elect to implement the ACS InControl software suite.
“The Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) is pleased to enter into this agreement and to provide our 17 member institutions the opportunity to enhance their NCAA rules compliance efforts with the services and programs provided by ACS Athletics,” said Jim Naumovich, Commissioner of the GLVC. “We have noted the company’s commitment to NCAA Division II through this GLVC agreement and their sponsorship of the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (CCA) and look forward to our association with ACS Athletics.”
ACS Athletics is the first company to provide technology solutions that merge recruiting, compliance monitoring and roster management into one, integrated platform. Further, ACS is the only company that has integrated the ACS InControl system with campus information systems, providing a unique and time-saving benefit to customers.
“ACS is honored to have the opportunity to serve GLVC institutions and support the Division II membership in this regard,” said ACS President and CEO, Phillip Engle. “We look forward to a long and productive partnership.”
About ACS Athletics
ACS Athletics is a web and mobile technology company that improves operational performance and reduces risk for collegiate athletic programs. Through the InControl™ software, ACS provides a structure that gives programs a competitive advantage by simplifying, integrating and automating processes. InControl™ delivers the flexibility and security athletic administrators, coaches and campus stakeholders need to stay organized, decrease risk of non-compliance and stay focused on winning and developing relationships. The expertise ACS possesses in athletic department process helps meet clients’ needs by enabling better communication, improving the all-around efficiency of their program and ensuring student athlete welfare.
About the GLVC
Located in downtown Indianapolis, the GLVC membership includes 17 institutions: University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Lewis University, University of Indianapolis, Northern Kentucky University, Bellarmine University, University of Southern Indiana, Drury University, Kentucky Wesleyan College,McKendree University, Rockhurst University, Maryville University, University of Missouri-St. Louis, William Jewell College, Quincy University, University of Illinois-Springfield, Saint Joseph’s College and Missouri University of Science and Technology.
The conference sponsors 17 championships in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, indoor and outdoor track and field, and tennis for men and basketball, cross country, softball, soccer, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field, golf, and volleyball for women.
GLVC institutions have won 11 national championships in basketball. Kentucky Wesleyan leads all Division II institutions with eight men’s basketball titles, while Southern Indiana won the men’s crown in 1995. Northern Kentucky’s women won the school’s first-ever basketball national championship in 2000 and followed with a national title in 2008. In addition, SIU Edwardsville became the first GLVC school to win a national championship in softball in 2007.