AUSTIN, TX – The University of California, Riverside, a member of the Big West Conference, has partnered with ACS Athletics to improve operational performance. The Highlanders now will have the benefit of using the ACS InControl software suite, which will provide the school with state-of-the-art technology solutions that will improve staff performance in the areas of recruiting, compliance monitoring and student-athlete information management.
“The University of California, Riverside is extremely excited to partner with ACS Athletics, the industry leader in recruiting and operational software,” Senior Associate Athletic Director Kevin Price said. “Because we are in the winning business, our clear priority was to partner with the best, most comprehensive, most experienced company in the marketplace that is being used by all the top BCS schools. Using the ACS system shows a clear and unequivocal commitment to the success of our coaches and staff. Our folks know that we are providing them with the best tools possible to make their lives easier.”
ACS Athletics is the first company to make technology solutions of this magnitude. The solution is able to integrate the ACS InControl system with that of campus information systems. This new partnership allows The Highlanders many tools and benefits that will give them an extra edge they would otherwise not have.
“UC Riverside and ACS InControl are a perfect fit,” says Phillip Engle, ACS Athletics founder and CEO. “Like all ACS clients, they are actively seeking ways in which to operate more efficiently by saving time, energy and resources, and they want to provide coaches and staff with proven technology tools that will improve performance. We look forward to assisting the UCR athletics department achieve its goals.”
About ACS Athletics:
ACS Athletics (ACS) is the leading provider of integrated web and mobile solutions for increasing operational performance and reducing risk in collegiate athletics departments. ACS gives customers a competitive advantage by providing an integrated, holistic approach to managing athletic department operational, compliance, student-athlete information and communications on one platform. ACS customers are more efficient, organized and compliant, and are better positioned to communicate and develop relationships that are vital to their success. ACS proudly services athletic departments in the top conferences including the Atlantic 10 Conference, Atlantic Sun Conference, Big 12 Conference, Big East Conference, Big Sky Conference, Big South Conference, Big Ten Conference, Big West Conference, Capital Athletic Conference, Centennial Conference, Colonial Athletic Association, Conference USA, Empire 8, Ivy Group, Mid-American Conference, Missouri Valley Conference, Mountain West Conference, Northeast Conference, Ohio Athletic Conference, Ohio Valley Conference, Pacific-12 Conference, Southeastern Conference, Southern Conference, Southland Conference, Sun Belt Conference, The Summit League, West Coast Conference, and Western Athletic Conference. ACS Athletics was founded in 1999 and is a privately held company headquartered in Austin, Texas.
About the University of California, Riverside:
The University of California, Riverside was founded in 1954 and is a member of the University of California system. The Highlanders compete in NCAA Division I and in the Big West Conference. Formerly a member of Division II, the Highlanders made the jump to the NCAA’s most competitive level in 2000. Prior to their move up, the Highlanders claimed a total of five Division II national championships in men’s baseball (2) and women’s volleyball (3). Since joining the Big West, the Highlanders have won multiple conference championships and several teams have competed in post-season NCAA tournaments. Varsity sports at UCR include; men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s track and field, men’s and women’s cross-country, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s baseball, women’s softball, men’s and women’s golf, and women’s volleyball.