Accounting Principals has announced that 130 athletes representing Team USA at the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games are participating in the company's Athlete Career and Education (ACE) Program, a record high.
As an Official Athlete Career Transition Services Sponsor, Accounting Principals supports athletes before, during, and after their Olympic and Paralympic competition to succeed in their careers.
Accounting Principals additionally teamed up with the United States Olympic Committee to offer the ACE Program to help U.S. Olympians, Paralympians, coaches, and Olympic hopefuls develop their professional skills and prepare for their post-sports careers.
Via part-time job opportunities, the program affords participants flexibility and financial security to train for their respective sports.
"Our strong history working with Olympic and Paralympic athletes and hopefuls has reached a new milestone as we cheer on more than 100 ACE Program athletes in this year's Games," said David Alexander, president of Accounting Principals, in a statement. "These athletes are some of the most competitive, driven and successful people in the world, and we are excited to support them as they represent our great country at the Games."
For a full roster of participating ACE Program athletes for the current U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams, head to ACE's site here. For more on the ACE Program, head to Accounting Principals' site here.