Roadrunners to work with Teamworks to improve communication with UTSA student-athletes.
SAN ANTONIO, TX – [Monday, December 20, 2021] – UTSA Athletics has partnered with Teamworks, an industry-leading operating system for internally communicating with student-athletes, it was announced on Monday.
The Roadrunners have expanded their partnership with Teamworks to include all 17 sports as part of an expansive, department-wide initiative to increase the efficiency of communication and information sharing for its student-athletes and staff. It will assist in instilling seamless communications and scheduling transparency between coaches, staff and student-athletes.
“It is important for us to provide seamless communication options for our student-athletes and coaches and our partnership with Teamworks ensures that we are creating an efficient team communication experience,” UTSA Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Lisa Campos said. “Several of our programs have used Teamworks in the past, with great effectiveness, and this department-wide initiative allows us to centralize our communication tools for all 17 sports. The last two years have reinforced the need to prioritize internal communication strategies in a digital environment and we are excited about the impact this partnership will have on our student-athlete experience.”
UTSA will join a bevy of athletics programs around the world that utilize Teamworks in their internal communication including hundreds of collegiate athletics programs, teams in the Premier League, Premiership Rugby, NFL, MLB, NBA and MLS organizations.
“We’re thrilled to expand our partnership with UTSA department-wide and help drive success across all teams,” said Zach Maurides, CEO and Founder of Teamworks. “Every Roadrunner student-athlete will now be empowered with one centralized location to communicate and access team information from all staff departments that support and empower their achievements on a daily basis."
The partnership continues the growth of the UTSA athletics student-athlete experience, which has included the introduction of Runners Go Bold, a comprehensive name, image and likeness program that provides student-athletes with knowledge and skills to build personal brands and maximize their platforms.
UTSA is a nationally and internationally recognized top institution, with accolades focused on its Hispanic-serving status, military affiliation, campus safety and academic prowess. Located in the nation's seventh-largest city and within close proximity to four of the 15 most-populated cities, UTSA is uniquely positioned in one of the fastest-growing regions and states in the country.
As current members of Conference USA and future members of The American, UTSA’s athletics program serves over 350 student-athletes from 17 sports. UTSA’s athletics department is focused on developing champions in the classroom, in competition and in life, focusing on the winning values of excellence, integrity and unity, and is guided by four strategic initiatives, including focus on the student-athlete experience, a culture of excellence, resource development and uniting the community.
Teamworks is the operating system for elite athletics, empowering more than 4,000 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 collegiate athletic departments across Division I, II, and III, professional teams in the EPL, Premiership Rugby, NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS and more. Visit www.teamworks.com for more information.