Teamworks Continues Domestic and International Growth in Q2’19Teamworks partners have won 25 team championships in the first half of the yearDURHAM, NC – – Teamworks, the industry leader in athlete engagement software for professional and collegiate teams, grew its client base by more than 250 new teams in the first half of 2019. In addition to new partners, Teamworks secured renewals with collegiate teams, professional teams and national governing bodies, including the Denver Broncos, USA Baseball, Purdue, SMU and Colorado. To date in 2019, 21 collegiate national championships and four professional world championships were won by Teamworks partners. “We continue to attract the top teams and programs, both in the United States and around the world,” said Zach Maurides, CEO and Founder of Teamworks. “We’re proud to help these teams drive athlete engagement so they can focus on creating winning cultures and reach their goals of winning national and world championships.”Welcome to the #TeamworksFamilyIn the first half of 2019, Teamworks welcomed more than 250 teams to the more than 2,500 teams that rely on Teamworks to engage their athletes.Other highlights from the first half of 2019 include: 100% renewal rate with NFL partners New partnerships with professional teams from three continents 15+ college athletic departments selecting Teamworks Academics 10+ new collegiate department-wide partnerships Recent partnership announcements include: Miami Dolphins Green Bay Packers Tampa Bay Buccaneers New York Giants Sunwolves Yale University athletic departent Bowling Green State University athletic department Southern Illinois athletic deparment University of Tennessee at Chattanooga athletic departmentTeamworks AcademyTeamworks announced the second cohort of the Teamworks Academy in June. Designed to launch the business careers of former athletes, the current Academy class is comprised of five recently-graduated student-athletes who will gain foundational business skills through an immersive program while serving Teamworks customers. NHL Operations SummitTeamworks continued its series of Leadership Committees, bringing together key personnel from elite athletics to share strategies and discuss industry trends. The NHL Operations Summit convened in June at the NHL Draft in Vancouver. Representatives from 10 teams met to share best practices for player engagement and organizational communication.In early 2019, Teamworks convened the NFL Leadership Committee in Durham. Next up, Teamworks will host collegiate Football and Basketball Leadership Committees in July. Product UpdatesTeamworks continued to introduce new features to ensure positive user experiences. With the unveiling of the new Activity Feed, important notifications can be easily accessed within the app. With one click, users can view all of the most recent communications in one easy-to-read feed, including appointments, files, forms, and videos Items that have not been seen are marked with a red indicator to ensure everyone has the information they need. In addition, the Teamworks travel tool was enhanced to include file alerts which updates users when changes have been made. This serves a powerful role in keeping everyone on the same page amid the hectic nature of travel and away competitions. Teams can now focus on competing and be confident that they will be alerted to any updates while on the road.Teamworks AcademicsMomentum continued to build for Teamworks Academics, a new solution aimed at enhancing the academic success of all student-athletes. In the second quarter, sixteen more athletic departments selected Teamworks Academics to more effectively help student-athletes achieve their academic goals. To date, more than 40 universities have renewed or entered new partnerships with Teamworks to leverage Teamworks Academics. The second quarter also marked the launch of the pre-beta version of Teamworks Academics to an initial group of Teamworks Academics partners. This group is working closely with Teamworks’ product team to contribute user experience feedback, working to develop the solution to best serve the needs of partners. To shed light on the state of academics in college athletics, Teamworks facilitated an academic survey. Respondents, including Academic Advisors, Faculty Athletic Representatives and Student-Athlete Service Coordinators, provided an unfiltered look at the current generation of student-athletes, challenges surrounding tutoring and the impact of technology on their roles. In addition, Teamworks continued its webinar series with a panel of former student-athletes exploring their academic experiences and challenges. 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. The Red Sox manager Alex Cora also highlighted his team’s reliance on Teamworks to help them stay at their best leading up to the MLB London Games. In addition to written media, a podcast was published that highlights the importance of Zach Maurides’ athletic background to Teamworks’ growth. NESN: Alex Cora details Red Sox preparations before MLB London Games Sports Business Journal: Teamworks Now Has Deals in Every P5 School Front Office Sports: How The UNC Tar Heels Organized Roy Williams’ Court Dedication Front Office Sports: Oklahoma Baseball Use Effective Communication to Create Positive On-Campus Experiences Life After Sports Podcast: Duke Football to Tech CEO: Zach MauridesIndustry EventsTeamworks was active at industry events throughout the quarter including the National Association of Collegiate Director of Athletics (NACDA) convention. In partnership with the National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals (N4A) and the National Association for Athletic Compliance (NAAC), Teamworks presented to academics and compliance attendees. 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 teamworksstage.wpengine.com for more information.