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HCU Athletics Partners with Spry to Drive Operational Efficiencies and Innovation

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Spry partnership will provide administrators, coaches, and student-athletes access to Spry’s comprehensive collegiate athletic solution.

From Houston Christian Athletics

HOUSTON, TX – HCU Athletics is proud to announce its partnership with Spry, a premier provider of NCAA compliance and communications software. This innovative collaboration aims to empower HCU’s administrators, coaches, and student-athletes by streamlining internal processes, improving communication, and ensuring seamless adherence to NCAA regulations. By strategically aligning with Spry, HCU aims to optimize its operations, allowing for a greater focus on prioritizing the academic and athletic success of its student-athletes.

“We are excited to partner with Spry. This collaboration marks a pivotal moment for HCU Athletics, propelling us to new heights of efficiency and excellence. With Spry’s cutting-edge solutions, we are confident that we will elevate our department to the next level,” says Andrew Hoffman, Assistant AD/Compliance & Academics.

Spry provides collegiate athletic departments with a cloud-based and mobile-friendly platform that helps manage various department operations tasks and responsibilities such as recruiting, calendar sharing, document management, communications, NIL management, education and compliance, and more.

We are truly excited about our partnership with Houston Christian University Athletics,” says Spry’s CEO, Lyle Adams. “At Spry, we are committed to empowering athletic programs with the tools they need to succeed, and collaborating with Houston Christian University aligns perfectly with that mission. Together, we look forward to driving innovation, efficiency, and compliance within their athletics department, ultimately supporting their commitment to the holistic success of their student-athletes.

About HCU Athletics
Founded in 1960, Houston Christian is a private university located in Houston, Texas. The university’s intercollegiate athletics program, known as the Huskies, competes in 17 NCAA Division I varsity sports. Houston Christian University is a member of the Southland Conference. For more information visit

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Jackson Donanue


Jackson graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2019 where he was a 4-Year Starter and a Captain of the Men's Basketball team. Prior to joining Spry, Jackson gained experience in an array of different industries including Technology (SaaS), Hospitality/Operations, eCommerce (Start-Up), and Consulting. Jackson also holds a Master's Degree in Sports Management from Columbia University.