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    Academic and Athletic Sports Consulting (AASC) is comprised of former collegiate athletes & coaches that have dedicated our careers to assisting aspiring student-athletes to navigate the college recruiting process and maximize their opportunities for academic, athletic, and professional success.
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​Who We Are

Academic and Athletic Sports Consulting (AASC) was founded in 2015 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:

  • Continental Basketball Association (Veterans Camp)
  • Overseas Professional Touring Team
  • Basketball Coach at the  Collegiate  & Scholastic Levels

  • NBA's Denver Nuggets Camp
  • Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Dean of Students
  • College Professor
  • Collegiate Academic Advisor

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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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

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 collegiate sports programs at the NCAA, NAIA & NJCAA levels.

Student-Athlete Eligibility 

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

AASC Academic and Athletic Sports Consulting

College Preparation

We'll connect you with college basketball coaches across the nation and navigate the complex college recruiting process to get you placed  with program that fits your needs

Strategic College Placement

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 multi-tiered approach is proven to save student athletes & their families thousands of dollars for each client we serve.

Get Worldwide Exposure

Academic and Athletic Sports Consulting's network of college coaches place student athletes with various collegiate programs nationwide. Our philosophy is to  strategically place student-athletes with a program that will provide a quality eduation,  athletic and academic opportunities necessary for college & lifelong success.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to prevent abuse, exploitation, and injury by protecting student-athlete welfare and monitoring their academic eligibility. We want to help student-athletes meet the academic guidelines set forth by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), and National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Academic and Athletic Sports Consulting strives to provide the best opportunities for student-athletes as a whole. We develop student athletes to reach their full academic and athletic potential.

Our College Placement Process

Academic and Athletic Sports Consulting helps student-athletes nationwide 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, College 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.

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Academic Advising

Are you high school player 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 assistance.

Colleges & Coaches Network

Connecting with college coaches for a coveted chance to play college sports 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 country.

​Athletic Player Development

Are you a 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 highly coveted College Athletic Scholarship. You will receive instruction from a former player & coach who is also Impact Basketball Player Development Certified. To maximize your potential, it's advised to meet with the Player Development coach at least twice per week, 

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.

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 Help

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 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 are starting the college sports recruiting process.

Study Skills

Athletic success is built on strong academic performance. 

We offer Academic Study Skills Seminars which can increase your chance to get into the college of your dreams!


Join Academic and Athletic Sports Consulting

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!