Seattle Kraken Partners with Teamworks to Establish Secure and Efficient Communication Standards Ahead of the Franchise Debut
The Seattle Kraken will implement Teamworks to set centralized communication and operations standards from the club’s outset.
DURHAM, NC – [Tuesday, June 23, 2020] – Teamworks, the leading athlete engagement platform for professional and collegiate organizations, is pleased to announce it is partnering with National Hockey League (NHL) Seattle Kraken, the league’s newest expansion team. The club, which will begin competitive play at the start of the 2021-22 season, will utilize Teamworks as a unified platform for coordinating logistics and communicating key information as the organization builds from the ground up.
“As a brand-new franchise, we wanted to implement systems that would establish operational efficiency from the start,” said Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager for the Seattle Kraken. “Teamworks has set a standard of communication in the NHL that ensures coordination across every department from the players to coaches and staff.
By implementing Teamworks, we are ensuring a premium player experience, beginning with onboarding, as well as guaranteeing we are prepared to seamlessly communicate during unpredictable events like we have seen with COVID-19.”
Seattle is the fifteenth team from the league to partner with Teamworks and joins a list of more than 100 professional teams around the world that leverage the platform to engage players and instill airtight communication.
“Teamworks is excited to continue to grow our presence in the NHL and be a trusted solution for seamless communication across the league,” said Zach Maurides, CEO and Founder of Teamworks. “From the beginning, Seattle is prioritizing streamlined processes to provide its players a smooth transition and onboarding into the club. As we’ve seen over the last few months with coronavirus, flawless communication sets the standard for a team’s ability to execute under any circumstances.”
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.