AECOM Center for Sports Administration at Ohio University Partners with Teamworks
Wednesday, April 12 2017 12:00am
Leading Athletic Communication Software to Streamline Information Sharing for Current Students and Alumni
For Immediate Release
Media Contact, Teamworks: Margaret Pentrack
Media Contact, AECOM Center for Sports Administration: Katie Foglia
DURHAM, NC – April 12, 2017 – Teamworks, the industry leader of mobile collaboration and communication software for athletic organizations, and the AECOM Center for Sports Administration at Ohio University are excited to announce a new relationship. Recently named the top-ranked overall postgraduate sports course in the world, the AECOM Center for Sports Administration will use Teamworks’ platform to centralize information and communicate with current students. The software application will also facilitate communication with alumni and provide event information for those attending the annual OHIO Sports Ad Symposium.
“Ohio University’s AECOM Center for Sports Administration was founded to help students navigate the evolving industry and find solutions that are increasingly difficult as the business of sports becomes more global and complex,” said Jim Kahler, Executive Director of the AECOM Center for Sports Administration. “Through Teamworks’ tools, we demonstrate to students and alumni how consistent, clear communication and a shared information resource can prevent or resolve many of those issues faced by industry professionals today.”
Teamworks streamlines internal operations for more than 1,000 athletic organizations around the world, and is honored to be the mobile collaboration solution of Ohio University’s premier Sports Administration program. Giving students firsthand experience with the management tools deployed by some of the biggest names in sports, the Center effectively modernizes its organization while providing the next generation of industry leaders with the tools used by the workforce they soon will enter.
“Teamworks will become a part of current students’ daily lives, but our partnership also reinforces the Center’s loyalty and commitment to its alumni in updating its communication methods,” said Teamworks CEO, Zach Maurides. “We welcome the Ohio Family to the Teamworks Family, and are proud to work with such an esteemed group of students and professionals.”
For more information about Teamworks and the platform’s functionality, please visit www.teamworks.com.
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 more than 800 NCAA Division I programs; more than 85 Football Bowl Subdivision programs at over 85% of the Autonomous Conferences 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.
About the AECOM Center for Sports Administration
The Center links faculty, students and alumni to sports-related organizations and businesses, emphasizing research and harnessing knowledge to benefit the industry.
Ohio University's Master of Sports Administration program has been consistently ranked amongst the top in the world. In 2016, the program was ranked as the #1 overall program, #1 online program, #1 graduates’ choice and #1 course leaders’ choice according to the SportBusiness International Postgraduate Sports Course Rankings.