USATF to Modernize Internal Communications with Teamworks Software

National Governing Body for Track and Field, Long Distance Running, and Race Walking Implements Teamworks for National Teams, High Performance Programs Management

DURHAM, NC [November 15, 2017]  Teamworks, the industry leader of mobile collaboration and communication software for athletic organizations, is pleased to announce USA Track & Field (USATF) has joined the ranks of premier sports properties utilizing Teamworks collaboration software. Teamworks will streamline communication and information sharing for USATF staff, athletes and coaches through its mobile technologies. Following the software’s growth in professional teams and National Governing Bodies such as USA Baseball, Teamworks continues to position itself as the go-to resource for athletic teams, organizations and National Governing Bodies.

“Teamworks’ functionality allows us to effectively manage communication with our National Team athletes, staff and coaches,” said Aretha Thurmond, USATF Director of International & Championship Teams. “Today’s generation is attached to their mobile devices, and Teamworks offers an efficient and effective way to communicate with every member of our team delegation. It also will greatly enhance our efficiencies in handling athlete information and paperwork as we execute our high performance programs, year-round.”

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.  Teamworks’ messaging module will revamp USATF’s communication, allowing staff to immediately send email, text, voice, or push notifications to National Team athletes, coaches and support staff, wherever in the world they may be. The software will specifically be used by National Teams traveling internationally, making efficient communication of paramount importance.

USATF’s adoption sustains Teamworks’ emergence among National Governing Bodies and across professional sports, having previously established relationships with USA Baseball, seven NFL, eight NHL, six NBA and five MLB teams. At the forefront of innovation in athletics, Teamworks offers an unparalleled depth and breadth of functionalities to more than 2,000 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.

“USATF’s vast operation is a wonderful example of how complex the world of athletics has become today,” said Zach Maurides, Teamworks founder and CEO. “We are excited to have USATF join our family as the world’s top track and field team. To offer a product that will have such an impact on the greatest track team in the world, ensuring immediacy and accuracy of information, as well as time savings aspect, keeps us innovating and adapting to the changing needs of our clients.”

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 over 1,400 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 USA Baseball, 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 2,000 clients utilize Teamworks’ products including over 1,400 NCAA Division I programs; 95 Football Bowl Subdivision programs at over 90% of the Autonomous Conferences institutions; 36 Power Five department-wide institutions such as Alabama, Texas, Stanford, Notre Dame, Purdue and Duke; the Big Ten Conference, the Mountain West Conference, and the NCAA; the NFLPA; Major League Lacrosse; United Soccer League; USA Baseball; USA Track & Field; 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.