College Sports Solutions (CSS) is a leading full-service and integrated provider of collegiate athletic consulting, strategies and solutions to universities, intercollegiate conferences, and collegiate organizations. Areas of service include comprehensive assessments and evaluations of collegiate athletic departments, including organization, staffing, operations, facilities, risk management, compliance, investigations and infractions, academics, fundraising, priority seating, student-athlete welfare and experience, Title IX/gender equity, strategic branding, marketing, public relations, crisis and media management, speech and message writing in addition to website and social media review, recommendations and implementation.
In addition, CSS provides premier coach and administrator executive searches, championship event planning and execution, NCAA reclassification and certification, and conference affiliation.
Founder and President Jeff Schemmel directs all business development and intercollegiate industry relations and provides hands-on services uniquely offered by CSS, while managing an internal and external team of industry-leading consultants.
We see ourselves as a forward-looking group of passionate college athletics consultants with the experience to help your athletic department not just survive but thrive.
Why choose us
Our consultants have more than 1,025 years of combined experience in athletic administration, including ADs, coaches, conference commissioners and more.
We have assembled an experienced team of consultants from a variety of backgrounds to ensure a thoughtful approach to all situations.
Our team keeps extensive databases that allow us to present plans and solutions based on the latest industry trends.
The nature of our work requires a confidential, ethical, communicative and transparent approach to all services performed.
We have an expert
for every situation
Our consultants have decades of experience as athletic directors, coaches, conference commissioners, attorneys and more.
Our team of professionals includes former athletic department and conference administrators, coaches, media experts and more.
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College Sports Solutions Consultant Judy Rose Named to Conference USA Hall of Fame
College Sports Solutions consultant Judy Rose was selected for Conference USA’s 2020 Hall of Fame after 43 years with the UNC-Charlotte athletics department, including 28 years as its director of athletics. This is Rose’s third hall of fame induction this year, having also been inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame and the