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Purdue Fort Wayne Partners with Spry to Streamline Athletics Department Operations

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

From Purdue Fort Wayne Athletics

FORT WAYNE, IN Purdue Fort Wayne Athletics has partnered with Spry, an athletics management platform, to increase efficiency across department operations. This partnership will implement Spry’s platform across the Purdue Fort Wayne Athletic Department to help with compliance processes, improve internal communication, and ensure adherence to NCAA regulations for Mastodon student-athletes, coaches, and administrators.     

We’re excited to work with Spry,” said Rachel Holycross, Associate Athletic Director for Compliance at Purdue Fort Wayne. “Spry’s platform was a great fit for our athletic department; Spry provides our staff with one portal to manage communications, documents, events, and other day-to-day tasks so we can focus on what really matters—supporting our student-athletes.

Spry’s cloud-based platform provides a comprehensive solution for managing all aspects of an athletic department, including recruiting, calendar sharing, document management, communication, NIL management, and practical education. 

Our platform is designed to simplify the complex world of intercollegiate athletics and provide athletic departments like Purdue Fort Wayne with the tools they need to succeed,” said Lyle Adams, CEO of Spry. “By handling the administrative details, we empower athletic staff to spend more time coaching, recruiting, and engaging with student-athletes.


About Purdue University Fort Wayne
Purdue University Fort Wayne is the largest university in northeast Indiana and is part of the Purdue University system. More than 7,400 students of diverse ages, ethnicities, and nationalities pursue their education on the nearly 600-acre campus. A majority of the Mastodon Alumni Community’s 55,000+ living members reside and work in Indiana, which contributes significantly to the state’s economy, vitality, and intellectual strength. The university is a member of the Horizon League, and fields 16 NCAA Division I teams. 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.