Chicago State University Partners with Teamworks to Prioritize Strong, Effective Communication
The Cougars invested in Teamworks to ease information-sharing for all student-athletes, coaches and support staff amid remote operations due to COVID-19.
DURHAM, NC – [Thursday, October 15, 2020] – Teamworks, the leading athlete engagement platform for collegiate and professional organizations, is pleased to announce a partnership with the Chicago State University athletic department. Leveraging Teamworks across its 15 varsity sports, the Cougars recognized the need for a centralized communication and operations platform in navigating today’s COVID-19 challenges.
“A partnership with Teamworks was critical,” said Elliott Charles, Director of Athletics at Chicago State University. “As a first-year athletic director, I knew that communication would be very important to pull together our department. Particularly with the additional complexity that the pandemic has presented, we have seen that student-athletes and coaches are benefitting immensely from the rapid communication that occurs through Teamworks. Teamworks has been an effective tool to keep everyone in the loop about all that goes on within Chicago State Athletics.”
Chicago State joins more than 2,000 NCAA Division I departments and teams that partner with Teamworks and is Teamworks’ second department-wide partner from the Western Athletic Conference.
“Having a trusted, centralized system for relaying critical updates in real-time to all student-athletes and athletics staff has only become more imperative during this pandemic,” said Zach Maurides, CEO and Founder of Teamworks. “Chicago State’s prioritization of student-athlete communication and engagement has led to a strong, positive culture, and Teamworks is proud to play a role in fostering that transparency and cohesion.”
Teamworks is the leading athlete engagement platform, empowering more than 3,000 clients around the world to better connect and collaborate by simplifying their internal processes. Based in Durham, North Carolina, Teamworks creates a culture of communication and accountability for more than 2,000 NCAA Division I programs including every Autonomous Conference institution; professional teams in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS and EPL; collegiate and professional conferences; and national governing bodies. Visit www.teamworks.com for more information.