University of Iowa Athletics Streamlines Internal Communication through Teamworks Collaboration Platform

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

DURHAM, NC – [Thursday, February 23] – Teamworks, the industry leader of mobile collaboration and communication software for athletic organizations, is pleased to announce a new relationship with the athletic department at the University of Iowa. Teamworks will streamline communication for coaches, athletic trainers, advisors and administrators while centralizing player and staff information. Iowa is the latest NCAA Division I athletic department to deploy the platform, joining other prestigious institutions and professional sports organizations turning to Teamworks to modernize operational infrastructure.

“We have more than 200 full-time staff members who collectively work to provide more than 650 talented student-athletes a superior academic and athletics experience,” said Gene Taylor, Deputy Director of Athletics for the University of Iowa. “By adopting a uniform, shared system across our 22 varsity programs and department administration, Teamworks enhances the experience for all constituents as we work together to develop student-athletes and achieve success in the classroom and in competition.”

Delivering Iowa many timesaving management solutions, Teamworks’ tools will allow coaches and staff to spend more time developing student-athletes by eliminating inefficiencies and promoting uniformity across the department. Teamworks will revamp the Hawkeyes’ communication methods, ease file sharing processing, reducing paper-driven processes and enable more seamless collaboration through the convenience of mobile devices, resulting in time and hard good savings.

“Clear, consistent communication is critical to any successful organization, let alone an operation the size and scope of today’s championship caliber athletic departments,” said Zach Maurides, Teamworks founder. “UI Athletics supports innovation and problem-solving strategies, making the Hawkeyes’ adoption of Teamworks department-wide a natural fit. We have enjoyed working with the Hawkeyes Football program for some years now and are excited to have the rest of the department join the Teamworks family.”

At the forefront of innovation in athletics, Teamworks offers an unparalleled depth and breadth of functionalities to more than 1,000 athletic-related entities around the world including some of the biggest names in sports. As today’s sports organizations and athletic departments become increasingly more complex, Teamworks’ offerings promote a seamless internal operation for those managing untold moving parts over the course of a season. In collegiate athletics, Teamworks streamlines information sharing for more than 770 NCAA Division I teams. Other prominent NCAA Division I athletic programs adopting the platform department-wide include Southern California, Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Vanderbilt, Texas, Duke, Purdue, Virginia and Marquette. Other major partners include the NCAA, which has enhanced its March Madness tournaments’ experience for all staff, participating teams, officials and game-site representatives as well as the National Football League Players Association, which uses Teamworks to communicate and share information with every active NFL player. Across professional sports, Major League Baseball and National Football League teams as well as the entire United Soccer League and Major League Lacrosse organizations utilize Teamworks. Additional athletic-related businesses and governing bodies applying the software include the Big Ten 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 1,000 clients utilize Teamworks’ products including nearly 770 NCAA Division I programs; more than 85 Football Bowl Subdivision programs at over 85% of Power-5 institutions; NCAA Division I athletic institutions including Southern California, Alabama, Texas, Duke, Florida, Purdue, Vanderbilt, Marquette, Virginia, Baylor, Texas A&M and Ole Miss department-wide; 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, and San Francisco Giants.  For more information about Teamworks, please visit www.teamworks.com.