Teamworks Expands Reach in Professional and International Markets Q1’19

Teamworks Expands Reach in Professional and International Markets Q1’19Momentum continues, driven by new product updates and client growth DURHAM, NC – – Teamworks, the industry leader in athlete engagement software for professional and collegiate teams, today announced details of new partnerships, product enhancements and initiatives through the first quarter of 2019. Substantial growth in the quarter ending March 31, 2019, was driven by new partnerships with US-based professional teams, as well as continued strength in Division I collegiate departments. “Our ability to empower athletes continues to grow, as we deepen our position in Division I athletics and build momentum among professional and international markets,” said Zach Maurides, CEO and Founder of Teamworks. “There is a growing recognition among elite athletics that building a winning program requires an effective way to connect throughout the organization. We’re proud to serve as that connection for more than 2,500 teams around the world.” Welcome to the #TeamworksFamilyTeamworks partnered with more than 160 new teams and organizations in the first quarter of 2019, adding to the more than 2,500 teams that rely on Teamworks to engage their athletes. Among the recently added teams are: Seven Division I athletic departments Seven professional teams Five teams from outside the United States Four NFL teams One Premier League team Recent partnership announcements include: New York Football Giants Boston Red Sox Nashville SC Major League Soccer College Football Playoff Austin Peay athletic department Syracuse athletic department UMKC athletic department William & Mary athletic departmentNFL Leadership CommitteeTeamworks continued its series of Leadership Committees, bringing together key personnel from elite athletics to share strategies and discuss industry trends. In March, the NFL Leadership Committee united 15 operations personnel representing 10 NFL teams to Teamworks Headquarters to share best practices to engage their players and improve communication in their organizations. “Technology is transforming every aspect of football,” said Michael Slap, Team Logistics Manager of the San Francisco 49ers. “Teamworks is a key technology for my role, as it helps me be more effective and efficient. I look forward to collaborating with other members of the Teamworks Family on what’s next for our industry.”In 2018, Teamworks convened collegiate Basketball and Baseball/Softball Leadership Committees in Durham. Next up, Teamworks will host the NHL Leadership Committee in June. Product UpdatesTeamworks continued to innovate and refine the platform to better serve athletes, coaches and staff around the world. With the launch of Teamworks in Spanish, the app automatically displays in Spanish for any user with 'Spanish' selected as the native language on their phone. Beyond allowing players to more seamlessly communicate, this update facilitates more meaningful engagement throughout teams by removing potential language barriers. Functionality and usability were enhanced throughout the platform with a focus on simplifying operations and reducing resources spent managing logistics. With improvements to in-app messaging, users are instantly alerted of changes to travel plans, making it easy for teams to ensure everyone has the information they need while on the road. Additional updates to the travel module were made to better meet professional teams' needs. New functionality was also added for forms, allowing reminders to be sent for important items that require feedback. With seamless reminders and high-priority tasks prominently displayed in the app, users can better manage priorities and be confident critical items have been handled.Teamworks AcademicsMomentum continued to build for Teamworks Academics, a new solution aimed at enhancing the academic success of all student-athletes, launching in Summer 2019. In the first quarter, 74 teams from four athletic departments selected Teamworks Academics to more effectively help student-athletes achieve their academic goals. To date, more than 20 universities have renewed or entered new partnerships with Teamworks to leverage Teamworks Academics.To raise awareness for the solution, as well as the benefits of objective-based learning, Teamworks is conducting a series of educational webinars. Most recently, Teamworks hosted a webinar focused on the Check-Ins module which gives academics staff the ability to easily and remotely monitor attendance at class, study halls and tutoring. Teamworks Academics is being designed in conjunction with feedback from more than 30 universities. An Advisory Board of key veterans who support the academic achievement for intercollegiate athletics has been created. The Board provides ongoing recommendations and industry best practices to be incorporated into the development of Teamworks Academics.In the NewsCoverage of Teamworks in the media highlighted how the platform enables teams and organizations to better engage and empower athletes through efficient operations, effective communication and creative solutions to the unique challenges of elite athletics. Inc.: A Duke Athlete Invented a Simple App. Now the NCAA Can't Run March Madness Without It Hypepotamus: Sports Tech Startup Teamworks Caters to Its Customer By Training and Hiring Former Athletes Front Office Sports: Miami Hurricanes Leverage Technology To Prepare For Actual Hurricanes Front Office Sports: Mississippi State Volleyball Camps Run Efficiently While Building for the Program’s FutureIndustry EventsTeamworks was active at industry events throughout the quarter including the American Football Coaches Association convention, American Baseball Coaches Association convention, Black Student-Athlete Summit and Consumer Electronics Show. Teamworks’ presence at the events included leading panels, speaking engagements and convention booths. About TeamworksTeamworks is the leading athlete engagement platform, empowering more than 2,500 clients around the world to better connect and collaborate by simplifying their internal processes. Based in Durham, North Carolina, and founded in 2004, Teamworks continues to invest heavily in technology and expand the team to respond to the increasing customer demand. Organizations that depend on Teamworks to create a culture of communication and accountability include 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 for more information.Contact: Marianne SchroerManager, Corporate Marketing &

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