Bond’s Collegiate Sports Practice Group and Forward Progress Athletics Consulting are now affiliated. This collaboration offers their Division I collegiate sports clients the full breadth of NCAA regulatory and APP services delivered by the leaders in this field.
Forward Progress is led by John Shukie, one of the architects of the NCAA Academic Performance Program (APP). Employed by the NCAA eight years, John was instrumental in creating the APP as the director of academic and membership affairs. Forward Progress’ APP management and consulting includes developing APR improvement plans, analyzing academic data, assistance with waivers and preparation for hearings. “Academic performance programs are crucial for all NCAA Division I athletics programs and John Shukie of Forward Progress is unquestionably the best credentialed resource. Bond is pleased that John has signed an affiliation agreement in order to better incorporate APP management into our NCAA rules compliance, eligibility, and infractions counsel,” stated Mike Glazier, founder and chair of the firm’s Collegiate Sports Practice Group.
John Shukie, president of Forward Progress said, “The members of Bond’s Collegiate Sports Practice Group are the apex of legal consultants representing colleges and universities in NCAA-related matters. Now I can seamlessly recommend Bond and coordinate my services in conjunction with Bond for an end-to-end service offering for our respective clients.”
The Collegiate Sports Practice Group at Bond, Schoeneck & King is the nation’s premier practice group for the representation of colleges and universities in NCAA rules compliance, eligibility, and infraction matters. With over 100 combined years of involvement and experience in NCAA-related matters, Bond’s attorneys and consultants are far and away the most qualified, capable and experienced in this area of unique and complex regulations.
Forward Progress Athletics Consulting is the industry leader in providing academic and APP-related consulting to NCAA institutions, conferences and individuals. Forward Progress clients receive individualized attention and innovative solutions that are specific to their needs.