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Game Plan Teams Up with Syracuse Athletics to Enhance Life Skills and Career Development Programs

Leveraging Game Plan’s innovative student-athlete and career development platform, Syracuse Athletics looks to build on the student-athlete experience

GREENVILLE, N.C., Nov. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Game Plan, the comprehensive student-athlete development platform that unifies and aligns athletic departments, athletes, and employers, is excited to announce the addition of Syracuse Athletics to its ever-growing list of college customers. Through this partnership, Game Plan will support Syracuse’s current academics, life skills and career development programs by providing unique job and internship opportunities for student-athletes, as well as an integrated platform for student-athlete development.

Syracuse has made it a point to promote the comprehensive development of their student-athletes. Working with Game Plan, its SU RISE Life Skills program will provide student-athletes with proactive and continuing education that will develop skills necessary to excel in the classroom, maximize athletic ability, and prepare them for post-collegiate success.

“Syracuse is committed to providing an elite student-athlete development experience.  As a team, we have embraced technology to allow us to reach 100% of our student-athletes,” said Tommy Powell, Assistant Provost for Student-Athlete Academic Development at Syracuse Athletics. “We’re excited to leverage Game Plan as a core piece of our student-athlete development programming and to further promote the holistic development of our student-athletes as they prepare to enter the professional world.”

“Tommy Powell is a leader in the industry and has a proven commitment to preparing student-athletes for success beyond college. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Tommy and the entire Syracuse team,” said Vin McCaffrey, CEO and founder of Game Plan. “Student-athlete development today means more than just supporting academic and athletic achievement. It requires a holistic approach that addresses the journey of the student-athletes and their various needs at each of those stages of development. Game Plan will enable Syracuse to support their student-athletes throughout all stages of the student-athlete journey and beyond as they transition into the professional world.”

Game Plan is an innovative platform that connects student-athletes with their many stakeholders to maximize their academic and professional development. Game Plan offers over 40 student-athlete eLearning modules, as well as personal and professional development assessments to help individuals identify and pursue their personal interests and strengths. In addition, Game Plan connects top employers and corporate sponsors with student-athletes through its online Career Marketplace to improve career outcomes.

About Game Plan

Game Plan is a unified student-athlete development platform, bringing together all the components for a rich student athlete experience by connecting athletic departments, student-athletes, and employers to improve outcomes for all. Leaders in college athletics look to Game Plan to be the foundation for their student-athlete development program by using a comprehensive approach based on engagement and a student’s personality and interests. Game Plan works with college athletic departments at all NCAA division schools and partners with companies all over the country. For more information, please visit www.wearegameplan.com and connect on Facebook (Game Plan), Twitter @gameplanworks), and LinkedIn (Game Plan by Game Theory Group).

Media Contacts: 
Erica Cenci, Game Plan
855-772-4263 Ext: 102
erica@wearegameplan.com 

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