Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 18, 2013
ACS Athletics announced a series of new product solutions, highlighted by the release of a mobile applications suite for its industry-leading InControl® software. The product launch was announced during a customer event Thursday night at the historic Palace Theatre in Grapevine, Texas. The event coincided with the 2013 NCAA Convention being held at the Gaylord Texan Resort.
Beginning with the release of their first mobile application in 2005, ACS has championed the advancement of mobility in college athletics. Over the years, ACS mobile solutions have expanded to iPhone, Android and Blackberry smartphones. In the fall of 2012, ACS announced the release of its game-changing ACSCoach iPad app and Thursday’s announcement reinforced ACS’ leadership position and commitment to providing the most innovative mobile technology solutions to its customers.
“With the help of our customers, ACS has pioneered the use of mobile technology for the management of athletic department operations,” said Rayan Rutledge, co-founder and Vice-President of ACS Athletics. “ACS is the first company to deliver a suite of mobile applications designed to individually service key stakeholders throughout an athletics department,” says Rutledge.
With Thursday’s announcement and releases, ACS Athletics now has the most comprehensive mobile suite of athletics information management applications for college athletics. The suite includes the following native apps:
•InControl® Mobile - Companion recruiting smartphone application for coaches providing powerful tools for communication with prospects, activity logging and managing recruit information.
•ACSCoach - iPad application for coaches providing easy-to-use tools for communication with prospects and student-athletes, activity logging, recruiting board, social media feeds, mapping features and much more.
•ACSComply - iPad application for compliance administrators providing a dashboard view of system-critical information, athlete profiles, social media feeds, communication tools and more.
•ACSComply+ - Smartphone companion mobile application for compliance administrators operates on the iPhone and Android mobile platforms and provides business intelligence to aid in critical and time-sensitive decision-making.
•ACSEquip - iPad application allows equipment managers to control inventory, issue and retrieve equipment and apparel, track orders, scan items and more.
“This is just another way we give ACS customers a competitive advantage by empowering our coaches, administrators and staff with the industry’s first suite of role specific smartphone and iPad applications,” said Phillip Engle, co-founder and CEO of ACS Athletics. “These new mobile solutions, combined with advancements in our system’s business intelligence and user interface, will revolutionize the way in which our customers communicate, access information and make critical decisions,” says Engle.
“Our customers have spoken, and we have listened,” said Rutledge. “The best news is we are just getting started with more exciting product advancements coming this year.”
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 operations, 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.