DURHAM, NC – [Wednesday, February 20, 2019] – Teamworks, the leading athlete engagement platform for collegiate and professional sports organizations, is pleased to announce a partnership with the UMKC athletic department. UMKC will leverage Teamworks to power comprehensive excellence throughout the department, with all student-athletes, coaches and administrators connected on a single platform.
“I am pleased to collaborate with Teamworks to elevate the function and efficiency of our department, and provide our student-athletes with a robust experience,” said UMKC Director of Athletics Dr. Brandon Martin. “Teamworks will allow us the opportunity to align our department to meet the growing demands of Division I athletics.”
UMKC will build upon its existing academic success with Teamworks Academics, a new module launching in Summer 2019. The objective-based learning system is aimed at enhancing the academic success of all student-athletes.
“Our partnership with Teamworks will add tremendous value to our student-athlete support units, and provide the academic office with an increased ability to best assist our students,” said Ursula Gurney, UMKC Deputy AD/SWA. “Teamworks is an investment in our student-athletes and will push our department forward by allowing coaches, students and administrators to communicate and operate in a synchronized manner.”
UMKC joins more than 1,900 Division I teams that rely on Teamworks to build cohesion by engaging and empowering their student-athletes. With features to simplify communication, scheduling, file sharing, forms and travel, the Roos will increase efficiency and accountability through Teamworks.
“We’re proud to welcome the entire UMKC athletic department to the Teamworks Family,” said Zach Maurides, CEO and Founder of Teamworks. “With streamlined communication and operations through Teamworks, UMKC will be able to focus on developing champions in the classroom and in competition.”
Teamworks is the leading athlete engagement platform, empowering more than 2,500 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 more than 1,900 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.