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I have found Rick and his team to be the consummate professionals always going the extra mile to ensure the swimmers are well looked after - Penny Heyns

By Melynda Nash

  'It is my personal belief that the American Collegiate System still remains the best tertiary educational option for any Student-Athlete from just about every country in the world. I say this because not only does it allow the Athlete to pursue Academic ambitions while still training and competing, it...

From the moment we contacted Rick, who was referred to us by friends who had used ACC, the ball started rolling.

By Melynda Nash

We would like to thank Rick and his team at ACC for the effort and commitment shown, in helping our daughter Ashleigh achieve her dream of swimming for a college in the USA. This has been a dream of her’s for a long time, and we were not fully equipped...

Doors were opened because of Rick and his expertise. —Bob & Melanie Ellis

By Melynda Nash

“Recruiting is complicated, ACC made it easy to navigate and helped us determine the best possible school for our daughter.  Doors were opened because of Rick and his expertise.  She’s absolutely loving everything about South Carolina, it’s a perfect fit.   We highly recommend ACC to find the right place for...

With ACC's help Anna was able to talk with coaches from all over the United States!

By Melynda Nash

“It has been an exciting and very informative 2 years working with Rick Paine and the ACC Team.  With their help Anna was able to talk with coaches from all over the United States.  At last count, she had talked with approximately 50 different coaches, and had the opportunity to...

SELF CONFIDENCE- It’s Your Choice

By Rick Paine

  SELF CONFIDENCE- It’s Your Choice By Rick Paine, Director of Swimming American College Connection     Definition- assurance: freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities   Objectives of this article are to:  develop an in-depth understanding of what confidence actually is; examine the relationship between confidence and...

ACC has been an invaluable service to our family during the recruiting process - The Reno's

By Melynda Nash

ACC has been an invaluable service to our family during the recruiting process.  It's their knowledge of the whole process that gave us confidence.  Their expertise, professional experience and contact within the college swimming world was invaluable.  Donny was open, honest and professional in all aspects of the recruiting process. ...