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Spry Partners with Northwest Nazarene University

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Northwest Nazarene University Partners with Spry to Streamline Athletic Department Operations

From Northwest Nazarene Athletics

Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) has announced a new partnership with Spry to provide NNU student-athletes, coaches, and administrators with a compliance, communication, and NIL software solution.

“We are thrilled to partner with Spry and leverage their innovative platform to enhance our athletic department operations,” states Alison Graham Larson, Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Student Services/SWA at NNU. “With Spry’s cutting-edge technology, we will be able to more effectively manage our teams and programs, allowing us to focus on what’s truly important: empowering our student-athletes to succeed both on and off the field. Spry’s platform will help us to automate many of our administrative tasks, freeing up our staff to spend more time working with our student-athletes and coaches to help them reach their full potential. We’re confident that this partnership will help us to take our athletic department to the next level, and we’re excited to see the efficiencies and improvements that we’ll be able to achieve with Spry’s help.”

With Spry, NNU student-athletes will have access to best practices, courses, and a robust library of educational resources to help foster life skills while maximizing their NIL potential. They will also be able to view their athletic & academic schedules and efficiently communicate with administrators, coaches, and teammates. Utilizing Spry’s mobile application, student-athletes can complete any NCAA, Conference, or school forms directly from their phone.

With the integration of department-wide calendars and inter-departmental dynamic messaging, Spry will make it possible for NNU athletics to function with total transparency. “We at Spry are excited to deepen our collaboration with Northwest Nazarene University,” expresses Lyle Adams, Spry’s Founder & CEO. “The NNU athletic department is demonstrating its dedication to its student-athletes by embracing new technologies to streamline operations and we are eager to be a part of this forward-thinking approach.”

About Northwest Nazarene University

Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) is a private Christian university located in Nampa, Idaho. The university’s intercollegiate athletics program, known as the Nighthawks, fields teams in 25 varsity sports, including 13 women’s sports and 12 men’s sports. The Nighthawks compete at the NCAA Division II level and are members of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC). The university’s athletic teams have a strong tradition of success, with several teams and individual athletes earning conference and national accolades.

Lyle Adams


Lyle was a member of the 2007 NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship team at Wake Forest. After embarking on a professional soccer career, Lyle transitioned to the tech industry, where he was one of the first 100 employees at Uber, designing platforms and tools for data consumers. Lyle also holds a Master’s in Sports Management from Columbia University.