Management of Division I intercollegiate athletics programs has become increasingly complex in recent years. Consequently, universities and conferences have been faced with challenges and opportunities that often require expertise and time commitments that go beyond what they can provide on their own.

Collegiate Sports Associates provides a wide array of consulting services to Division I universities: and, as in its executive search business, relies upon teams of experts to deliver those services. Utilizing an extensive network of highly skilled and experienced collegiate athletics administrators and coaches, faculty, senior university and conference officials, CSA has assisted university and conference leaders in effectively moving their programs forward.

Our understanding of the issues confronting intercollegiate athletics today is based upon hands-on campus experience. Our relationship with key leaders in athletics give us unmatched access to a talent pool of consulting Associates that are well positioned to advise and assist Presidents, Governing Boards, Athletics Directors and Conference Commissioners as they work their way through the critical issues that characterize intercollegiate athletics today.

Areas of Expertise

  • Academic Review
  • Conference Realignment
  • Departmental Policies and Procedures
  • Market Research
  • Multi Media Rights
  • Personnel Evaluations
  • Professional Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Student Development Review
  • Targeted Consulting
  • Title IX Reviews

Recent Consulting Clients

  • Duke University – Naming Rights Analysis; Compensation Survey and Analysis
  • Cal Poly, San Louis Obispo – Athletics/football Cultural Review
  • University of Central Florida – Athletics Strategic Plan
  • Central Michigan University – Athletics Program Review
  • East Carolina University – Athletics Strategic Plan; Conference Membership Study
  • Fresno State University – Sports Sponsorship Study
  • Horizon League – Planning & Collaboration Workshop with 5 DI Conferences; Strategic Plan
  • Iona College – Athletics Program Review
  • Kent State University – Athletics Program Review and Strategic Plan
  • University of Maine – Athletics Program Review
  • Marquette University – Athletics Program Review & Strategic Plan (on-going)
  • Mid-American Conference – Strategic Plan
  • University of Mississippi – Women’s Lacrosse Title IX Study
  • University of New Mexico – Strategic Plan
  • New Mexico State University – Athletics Program Review
  • University of North Carolina – GreensboroAthletics Program Review and Strategic Plan (on-going)
  • University of North Carolina, Wilmington – Athletics Strategic Plan
  • University of North Florida – Athletics Program Review
  • Old Dominion University – Athletics Strategic Plan; Conference Membership Study
  • Patriot League – Conference Landscape Analysis and Presentation
  • University of Pennsylvania – Athletics Program review
  • Quinnipiac University – Conference Membership Study (on-going)
  • University of Rhode Island – Athletics Program Review
  • University of Richmond – Athletics Strategic Plan
  • Santa Clara University – Athletics Vision Study; Project Implementation Study
  • University of South Carolina – Professional Development Seminar for Athletics Staff; Athletics Strategic Plan
  • University of South Dakota – Athletics Program Review (on-going)
  • Sun Belt Conference – Sportsmanship Study & Conference Membership Study
  • Texas A & M University – Athletics Strategic Plan
  • United States Military Academy – Review of Departmental Culture and Misconduct Policies
  • Utah State University – Athletics Program Review
  • Valparaiso University – Athletics Strategic Plan
  • Western Athletic Conference –Membership Study and Strategic Planning
  • Western Kentucky University –Operations Review and Strategic Planning
  • Winthrop University – Athletics Program Review
  • University of Wyoming – Football and Basketball Program Review