West Virginia College soccer coach Neal Brown has introduced that the Mountaineer Soccer program has shaped a partnership with the workforce at Athlete Community to have interaction all present and former WVU soccer student-athletes with accessible companies and sources at one central location.
The web neighborhood, “The West Virginia Soccer Community” is a branded and customised expertise platform to arrange, promote and monitor the applications and companies provided to present and former soccer student-athletes. The community will improve their general expertise and can create life-long relationships between the soccer program and the athletes.
“Constructing a tradition that’s relationship-driven is a precedence for WVU Soccer,” Brown mentioned. “Athlete Community will allow us to supply extra relationship-centered academic alternatives for present and former student-athletes as a part of the 5th Quarter program.”
Together with increasing and modernizing profession placement companies, the expertise resolution will present cutting-edge knowledge insights and reporting to athletic directors. It can present the instruments to construct and domesticate relationships with the soccer program, former teammates and present student-athletes. It additionally will supply strong mentoring applications and develop profession companies.
“The West Virginia soccer program has proven an unbelievable dedication to their present and former gamers,” mentioned Brett Fuller, Vice President of Partnerships at Athlete Community. “Via our Unite software program, they are going to be offering their soccer household with modern expertise that may assist their former soccer gamers really feel linked and appreciated for the remainder of their lives. It’s an honor to companion with a such a ahead considering soccer program, and we’re excited to launch the West Virginia Soccer Community!”
As well as, this platform comprises quite a few sources, together with a companies listing, a schedule of West Virginia Soccer Community occasions and reunions, private and program improvement, coach updates, ticket and donation info and member recognitions.
The formation of the West Virginia Soccer Community marks the fourth student-athlete pushed initiative that Brown has organized and launched for the soccer program. A partnership with model advertising advisor and writer Jeremy Darlow to teach and develop the student-athlete’s abilities in rising their particular person private manufacturers was first launched. WVU Soccer was the primary faculty within the Huge 12 and the second nationally to companion with Darlow.
WVU Soccer’s 5th Quarter Program additionally was formally launched with its function being to teach the student-athletes and proceed constructing the tradition by serving and creating whole Mountaineers. This system’s focus facilities round 5 pillars: character improvement, management improvement, actual life, profession improvement and social accountability.
The Mountaineers have been the primary school soccer program to companion with INFLCR to pilot a “Information Companies” product as a part of an modern Identify, Picture, & Likeness (NIL) Suite. Information Companies combines customized reporting with digital schooling and content material consulting for student-athletes, coaches and the athletic program social media accounts.
“Athlete Community will assist us arrange our communication efforts with former gamers,” Coleman Barnes, WVU Affiliate Director of Athletics for Soccer Exterior Affairs mentioned. “We wish to be sure they’ve a central place to go to really feel extra linked than they’ve ever been to this system. As well as, our present student-athletes will profit from the broad capabilities of Athlete Community’s software program, particularly because it pertains to our 5th Quarter program.”
Present and former WVU soccer student-athletes can be a part of the West Virginia Soccer Community by logging on to wvufootball.athletenetwork.com.