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GET AHEAD WITH ACS TRAINING AND IMPLEMENTATION SERVICES

At ACS Athletics, we are focused on ensuring our customer's experience with our software is as successful, efficient, and stress-free as possible. Our implementation and training program gives customers the initial training and consulting they need to get up and running quickly, but also offers personalized, ongoing training and consultative services to maximize their return on investment.

 

We provide online and on-site training for coaches and athletics administrators, and annual consulting to ramp up new staff and ensure customers are realizing the increasing value from our solutions.  ACS also offers an extensive library of on-demand training videos by product that are available 24/7/365.  ACS Athletics' proven training methodology guides customers through every phase of the customer life cycle.  Our experienced Customer Care staff is available to help customers and lead them in adopting best practices.

"In addition to providing our staff first class support for their industry leading recruiting and operational software, ACS has helped us build interest and communicate more effectively with fans, recruits and alumni.  ACS gives us a real competitive advantage."

-- KEVIN SUMLIN, HEAD FOOTBALL COACH - TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY

"ACS has played a vital role on our campus in both recruiting and compliance capacities. We rely on this system to help with our workload.  Through interactions with the ACS Customer Care staff it is quite evident they are invested in their clients.  They are always readily available to work with coaches and staff to ensure success on campus."

-- SARAH HEBBERD, DIRECTOR OF COMPLIANCE - UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA

The following ACS training sessions are available for our customers.  Please click  any of the links below to request additional information, attend, or schedule a personalized or group training session with the Customer Care team.

COACH TRAINING

INTRO & BASIC SESSIONS

Intro to ACS - Coach

New to ACS Athletics? New to campus? This quick session will get you started on the right track! Learn all about ACS Athletics and all options available to our users!

Recruiting Basics

Get started with ACS Recruiting Coordinator! Users will learn how to login, add prospects, search, run reports and functions. This session is a must for all users!

Roster Basics

Get started with ACS Team Manager! Users will learn how to login, view Student-Athlete information, customize reports and create custom fields for their roster. Emailing and Text Messaging the roster will also be covered!

All About Coaching Apps

The ACSCoach iPad app and ACS Athletics iPhone app help college coaches and support staff improve operational performance and reduce risk in key areas such as recruiting and team operations. Attend this session to learn all about them!

Customize Your Questionnaire

Attend this session to learn how to completely customize your online questionnaire! The ACS Online Questionnaire can be set up to receive transcripts, video, headshots, integrate with Facebook, and more. You also can mass reconcile into your database with your questionnaire!

Email Tips & Tricks

This session will go through sending emails through ACS. Everything from scheduling future emails and campaigns to enhancing your emails with links and images!

Practice & Participation Logs

Learn all there is to know about the process of completing practice logs and submitting those logs to the Compliance Office. Both Coaches and Compliance Users will learn the process from logging activities all the way to approval! Also discover how to record participation!

ADVANCED & SPECIAL SESSIONS

ACS Recruiting Advanced

This advanced session is designed for users wanting more from their ACS Recruiting Coordinator system. Time will be dedicated to learning the Event List, Depth Chart, Social Media, Complimentary Tickets for prospects and more!

Social Media & ACS

Be sure to tune into this course to find out how you can best utilize your ACS system with social media! We will review capturing Facebook and Twitter information in your online questionnaire, one-click access to your prospect’s social media pages, and sending messages directly from ACS to a social media inbox and much more!

Closing Out the Academic Year

Be sure to tune into this course to learn best practices on closing out this academic year to prepare for the next! We will cover rolling your athletes over to the next academic year in your database, as well as all the other items on your checklist!

Contact & School Management

This session covers the Contacts and Schools section of ACS Recruiting Coordinator. Learn about tracking not only coaches in your ACS Contact database, but also Alumni and Booster information. The ability to text and email Contacts will be reviewed, as well as all reporting options!

Create & Generate Reports

This session will cover how to build and save multiple customized report options and views within ACS. Learn how to customize your Grid and print reports based on the criteria you choose as well as other print report and mail merge options!

Logging Recruiting Activities

This session focuses on logging evaluations, phone calls, official visits, contacts and unofficial visits. Learn more about how coaches are logging activity in ACS Athletics and getting rid of the paperwork!

Get Started with UA & ACS

For years, our users have enjoyed the ability to import data directly from University Athlete into their

InControl database. The integration will allow our users to enjoy this same flexibility while removing the importing step allowing the two databases to act as one!

COMPLIANCE TRAINING

INTRO & BASIC SESSIONS

Intro to ACS - Compliance

New to ACS Athletics? New to campus? This quick session will get you started on the right track! Learn all about ACS Athletics and all options available to our users!

All About FormsDirect

Become a forms expert! Take advantage of everything FormsDirect has to offer; from conditional validation to prepopulating your fields and even attaching important documents and files! Also covered is sending out your forms and printing reports!

 Eligibility

Attendees will learn how to use ACS Team Manager to Assess Practice Eligibility, Make Athletes Competition Eligible, Change the Status of Athletes, as well as make Athletes Not Eligible for Practice and Competition.

Ticketing

Whether this is your first year using the ticketing system or you need a refresher this course will walk you through the best practices for managing your ticket allocations using ACS! We will review student athlete and compliance interaction as well as reporting functions for your ticket managers!

ADVANCED & SPECIAL SESSIONS

Compliance Assistant

Did you know that you can transition your ACS Roster information into Compliance Assistant to eliminate having duplicate data entry? Be sure to tune into this quick training session to easily transition your data from ACS into the NCAA tool!

ACS Comply & Comply+ Apps

The iPad app provides a dashboard view of system-critical information, athlete profiles, social media feeds, communication tools and student-athlete complimentary admission approval tools! It's companion smartphone app, ACSComply+ available to iPhone and Android users, provides business intelligence to aid in critical and time-sensitive decision-making.

All About Forms & Workflows

Become a forms expert! Take advantage of everything FormsDirect has to offer; from conditional validation to prepopulating your fields and even attaching important documents and files to your forms! Let ACS Smart Form Technology do the work for you!

Closing Out the Academic Year

Be sure to tune into this course to learn best practices on closing out this academic year to prepare for the next! We will cover rolling your athletes over to the next academic year in your database, as well as all the other items on your checklist!

Getting Started with FormsDirect

With ACS Smart Form Technology, you can build your student-athlete, staff, and public forms! In this session, you will learn how to build your forms and set-up workflows!

Building Forms

With ACS Smart Form Technology, you can build your student-athlete, staff, and public forms! In this session, you will learn how to build your forms and set-up workflows!

Sending Forms

Attend this session to send out your smart forms to student athletes and staff. We will also cover tracking your forms and reports!

Forms & Workflow Basics

With ACS Smart Form Technology, you can build your student-athlete, staff, and public forms! In this session, you will learn how to build your forms and set-up workflows!

Forms & Workflow Advanced

Become a forms expert! Take advantage of everything FormsDirect has to offer; from conditional validation to prepopulating your fields and even attaching important documents and files to your forms! Let ACS Smart Form Technology do the work for you!

Student-Athlete Portal

Learn all about the Student-Athlete Portal, how your athletes will fill out forms, build out their guest list and request tickets, and approve practice logs! You will also see how you can customize what your athletes see on this page; you can communicate important information through this portal! This is a must see prior to the busy forms season!

Team Awards Tracking

We have made it easier for you to assign and track team awards! You are now able to configure your own list of awards and keep them up to date during the year. Your coaches can assign awards to student-athletes throughout the season and then submit to the compliance office for review and approval! Attend this session to hear more about it!

Social Media & ACS

Be sure to tune into this course to find out how you can best utilize your ACS system with social media! We will review capturing Facebook and Twitter information in your online questionnaire, one-click access to your prospect’s social media pages, and sending messages directly from ACS to a social media inbox and much more!

Create & Generate Reports

This session will cover how to build and save multiple customized report options and views within ACS. Learn how to customize your Grid and print reports based on the criteria you choose as well as other print report and mail merge options!

Email Tips & Tricks

This session will go through sending emails through ACS. Everything from scheduling future emails and campaigns to enhancing your emails with links and images!

EQUIPMENT TRAINING

INTRO & BASIC SESSIONS

Crash Course

Attend this crash course to learn everything ACS Equipment Manager has to offer!

Getting Started

Learn the basics of ACS Equipment Manager! Create size charts, categories, update athletes and staff and more!

ADVANCED & SPECIAL SESSIONS

ACS Equip & Equip+ Apps

ACS Athletics has taken it to the next level! Manage your inventory through ACS Equip and ACS Equip+ iPhone and iPad applications.

Orders & Transactions

Lots of inventory coming in? Manage orders in ACS Equipment Manager. Getting ready to issue inventory? Learn about the awesome mass issue feature and more!

Serialization

Learn about serializing helmets, shoulder pads and more!

Closing Out the Year

Be sure to attend this session to see how you can manage your inventory from year to year!

About ACS

ACS Athletics simplifies how athletics departments work allowing coaches and administrators to focus on winning and building successful programs.  ACS is the leading provider of web and mobile solutions for increasing staff productivity and reducing risk in collegiate athletics.

 

ACS gives customers a competitive advantage by providing an integrated, holistic approach to managing recruiting, compliance, operations, communications, and student-athlete information 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.

 

Founded in 1999, ACS Athletics is a privately held company headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Contact Information

Sales Department

 

1-800-343-6220, option 1

sales@acsathletics.com

Customer Care

 

1-800-343-6220, option 2

helpdesk@acsathletics.com

Mailing Address:

8213-A Shoal Creek Blvd.

Suite 204

Austin, TX 78757

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