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    We help student-athletes across America be successful in the 

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Get Recruited to Play College Basketball Nationwide


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maximize your chances of playing college sports. 

With a 100% College placement, rate our customer satisfaction rate is unmatched.


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We help scholastic & junior college players nationwide reach the next level of their basketball careers, utilizing our connections with collegiate coaches throughout the country to identify college basketball programs that are the best for them.

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Who We Are 

Academic and Athletic Sports Consulting (AASC) was founded in 2016 by former NCAA collegiate athlete, coach, trainer, scout, and lifelong student of the sports industry, James Shettleworth. He has over 20 years of experience in collegiate and scholastic athletics including:

  • Veteran's Camp (aka NBA's G-League)
  • Overseas Professional Touring Team
  • Basketball Coach at Collegiate & Scholastic Levels

  • NBA's Denver Nuggets Camp
  • Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Athletic Academic Advising
  • College Professor
  • Student Recruiter

Coach Shettleworth is committed to providing each student-athlete with a personalized recruiting strategy and player development plan to make you the best player you can be.

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What We Do Best

Professional Guidance

Not only do we place our student-athletes, but we also guide them throughout High School, College, and their Post Playing years. AASC is committed to preparing you for life.

One-on-One Support

Our consulting services are designed to focus on the individual student-athlete, similar to the recruiting process that is followed by the professional and major college sports teams.

Student-Athlete Eligibility 

AASC counsels student-athletes and their parents/guardians on the academic eligibility requirements for NCAA, NAIA & NJCAA.

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College Preparation

We'll connect you with college basketball coaches across the nation and navigate the complex college recruiting process to get you accepted by the best sports program.

College Basketball Recruiting Assistance

Academic and Athletic Sports Consulting gives you the tools to get recruited and gain valuable exposure. We help eliminate the uncertainty, stress, and mystery of sports recruiting by taking sports recruiters and scouts out of the equation.

Scholarship Opportunities 

Academic and Athletic Sports Consulting has a 100% College Athletic Scholarship Placement rate. Our money-saving sports program is proven to save high school athletes thousands of dollars each year.

Experts in academic advising and sports career planning

Skip the sports recruiters and get connected with college coaches directly

Enhance your college search, recruitment, test prep, and athletic performance

Get recruited by colleges and universities across the Nation

Experts in academic advising and sports career planning

Skip the sports recruiters and get connected with college coaches directly

Enhance your college search, recruitment, test prep, and athletic performance

Get recruited by colleges and universities across the Nation

Our College Placement Plans

Academic and Athletic Sports Consulting helps Colorado athletes and students around the world through the sports recruiting process. We follow our four pillars of success to place student-athletes into the collegiate programs that are an adequate fit: Academic Advising, Colleges & Coaches Network, Athletic Player Development, and Career Counseling. When you sign up with AASC, you get professional academic and athletic guidance and exclusive scholarship opportunities.

Find Your Game Plan
Academic Advising

Are you high school player or Colorado student-athlete looking to play at the collegiate level? Academic and Athletic Sports Consulting (AASC) will provide the guidance and direction on academic requirements that will increase your opportunities to play college sports. This includes eligibility requirements, registrations, testing, and application help.

Colleges & Coaches Network

Connecting with college coaches for guidance and support can be difficult, but AASC makes the recruiting process simple. When you choose AASC for your student-athlete, you are choosing to work with experts that have spent years building strong relationships and credibility with college coaches across the nation.

​Player Development

Are you a Colorado student-athlete looking to play at the next level? Our Basketball Player Development program develops your athletic skills to give you an edge over your peers. It improves basketball IQ which gives the athlete tools to contribute to a team and increases his/her chances of obtaining a high-quality College Athletic Scholarship. You will receive instruction from a former player/coach who is also Impact Basketball Player Development Certified. 

Career Counseling

Academic & Athletic Sports Consulting provides a variety of services to help you achieve your goals. We help student-athletes become successful in Sports, Academics, and in Life. We are with you through various steps from the onset of services through college, and your post playing career and transition. We focus on maximizing human potential and improving ourselves throughout our lifetime.

Get Worldwide Exposure

Academic and Athletic Sports Consulting's network of college coaches help high school athletes and their families connect with college sports and scholarships not only across the United States but the World. The focus of AASC's sports program is to provide each student with a quality education that will prepare them with the knowledge and athletic skills necessary for college success.

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Additional Student-Athlete Consulting Services

Nutrition Consulting

Our Nutrition Consulting plan for three months is all you need to learn the secrets of a healthy lifestyle. Our dietitians will walk you through the steps in preparing your meals and help you along with a grocery list.

Financial Aid Assistance

Are you a student-athlete looking for money and financial help for your college education? AASC specializes in filling your financial aid and FAFSA forms to help you earn academic & athletic scholarships.

College Sports Eligibility

NAIA, NJCAA, and NCAA compliance eligibility can be confusing for any student-athlete. Here at AASC, we provide advice for student-athletes that starting the college sports recruiting process.

Study Skills

Being a Student Athlete is two-fold: A strong academic foundation & Athletic excellence.  

We offer Academic Study Skills Seminars which can help you improve your academic standing. 

Grow Your Future, Not Your Debt

Did you know? The average cost to play sports at a 4-year university is $200,000. This is because a majority of student-athletes do not receive athletic scholarships and are responsible for covering their costs associated with playing sports. 

AASC has a 100% College Athletic Scholarship Placement Rate, which means we place every single student-athlete on a college basketball team. But not only do we help our Student-Athletes land Athletic & Academic scholarships, but we also prepare them for life after their sports college careers conclude.


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When it comes to your future, whether playing in college with a scholarship for sports or preparing for your athletic career, we can help you reach the next level!