March 12, 2021

Stony Brook Launches Teamworks & INFLCR Department-Wide

Teamworks and INFLCR are excited to announce a new partnership with Stony Brook Athletics, the first joint, department-wide partner to launch with both product platforms. Stony Brook will expand its Teamworks agreement to provide all sports with the centralized communication and operations platform.

Additionally, the Seawolves will activate a department-wide partnership with INFLCR to provide student-athletes with photo/video content and educational resources in preparation for name, image, and likeness opportunities that will be available in the near future.

“Technology has become a critical part of the modern college athletic department, and I’m excited to bring such powerful resources to my entire staff and to all of the student-athletes at Stony Brook,” said Stony Brook Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron.

“Between the communication tools from Teamworks and the NIL platform from INFLCR, our goal is to create an environment that supports our student-athletes in everything that they do. There are so many practical uses for these technologies in our department, and we’re excited to roll up our sleeves and get to work taking Stony Brook athletics to the next level.”

Stony Brook AD Shawn Heilbron sat down with Teamworks CEO Zach Maurides for a video interview, sharing his thoughts on the importance of technology in college athletics, among other topics.


Interview Highlights

2:00 – Maurides and Heilbron discuss the impact of COVID on college athletics and the role technology has played in helping Stony Brook Athletics adapt to the times and the needs of student-athletes

4:25 – Heilbron shares anecdotes from Teamworks usage by football and other athletics staff that impacted the decision to expand the partnership to include all sports

6:30 – Heilbron explains his leadership team’s approach to leveraging technology to maximize the capacity of a small staff=

12:15 – Maurides and Heilbron discuss the implications of Name, Image, & Likeness, and the role that athletic departments must play in providing opportunities for student-athletes according to guidelines that will soon be developed

15:20 – Heilbron offers advice to other leaders in college athletic administration in adapting to new times and in removing fear as a factor in implementing technology and new operational strategies


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