The Pittsburgh Penguins Are The Latest NHL Team to Adopt Teamworks

Leading Athletic Communication Software Provides Competitive Edge in Connecting Players, Coaches and Staff

DURHAM, NC – [August 14, 2017] – Teamworks, the industry leader of mobile collaboration and communication software for athletic organizations, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Pittsburgh Penguins. As the Penguins collaboration software provider, Teamworks will modernize the organization’s internal communication methods as well as streamline travel planning and player/personnel information for the front office, staff, coaches and players. The Penguins join the Nashville Predators and Colorado Avalanche in the National Hockey League as well as franchises in the National Football League, Major League Baseball and National Basketball Association investing in Teamworks’ technology to capitalize on its mobile-first functionalities to enhance operations.

“Teamworks’ software eliminates any potential for miscommunication, logistical headaches and other distractions off of the ice,” said Jim Britt, Director of Team Operations, Pittsburgh Penguins. “We consolidated important information and communication by implementing Teamworks across the organization, keeping everyone more in sync moving forward.  We are pleased to have found a one-stop platform to help us collaborate and communicate internally more seamlessly than ever from top to bottom.”

Delivering the Penguins many timesaving management solutions, Teamworks’ software modernizes previously paper-driven processes and centralizes information sharing.  The application will revamp the communication methods, ease file sharing processes, eliminate inefficiencies and allow for more seamless collaboration, resulting in significant time and hard good savings for front office, staff, coaches and players.  The Penguins adoption sustains Teamworks’ emergence in the NHL and across professional sports, having previously established relationships with seven NFL teams and four MLB clubs. At the forefront of innovation in athletics, Teamworks offers an unparalleled depth and breadth of functionalities to more than 1,500 athletic-related entities around the world including some of the biggest names in sports. As today’s sports organizations become increasingly complex, Teamworks’ offerings promote a seamless internal operation for teams and leagues managing untold moving parts over the course of a season.

“Teamworks relieves pain points, allowing large organizations to take advantage of mobile technology to communicate and access information at a moment’s notice,” said Zach Maurides, Teamworks founder.  “Like most people today, the modern athlete and front office businessperson is tech-savvy and heavily dependent on their mobile devices, and we are pleased to be the solution relied upon by organizations at the highest level of competition.  We look forward to working with and welcoming The Pittsburgh Penguins.”

At the professional level, in addition to the NHL, NFL, NBA and MLB teams implementing the software, the entire United Soccer League and Major League Lacrosse organizations utilize Teamworks.  In collegiate athletics, Teamworks streamlines information sharing for nearly 1,100 NCAA Division I teams.  Other major partners include the NCAA, which has enhanced its Championships and March Madness tournaments’ experience for staff, participating teams, officials and game-site representatives through Teamworks as well as the National Football League Players Association, which uses the software to communicate and share information with every active NFL player.  Additional athletic-related businesses and governing bodies applying the software include the Big Ten Conference, Atlantic Coast Conference, Mountain West Conference, and adidas Team Sales.

For more information about Teamworks, please visit www.teamworks.com.

About Teamworks:

Teamworks is the leading provider of mobile collaboration software for athletic organizations based in Durham, NC. Founded in 2004, Teamworks has helped athletic teams, departments, and organizations across the country improve the way they share information and communicate. More than 1,500 clients utilize Teamworks’ products including over 1,2000  NCAA Division I programs; more than 85 Football Bowl Subdivision programs at over 85% of the Autonomous Conferences institutions; 30 Power Five department wide institutions such as Alabama, Texas, Ole Miss, Baylor, Virginia and Duke; the Big Ten Conference, the Mountain West Conference, and the NCAA; the NFLPA; Major League Lacrosse; United Soccer League; USA Baseball; the San Francisco 49ers, Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions, Washington Nationals, San Francisco Giants, Nashville Predators, Calgary Flames and Pittsburgh Penguins.  For more information about Teamworks, please visit www.teamworks.com.