SAN JOSE, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2019) — Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) – a national non-profit developing BETTER ATHLETES, BETTER PEOPLE through youth and high school sports – today announces its partnership with FieldLevel, the only network built exclusively for athletic recruiting that helps athletes find the right teams and coaches find the best athletes for their rosters.
Through the partnership, FieldLevel and PCA will empower and educate coaches, parents, and athletes to approach the recruiting process in the most informed way. They will use their joint data and industry expertise to produce co-branded content and recruiting resources that will be shared with their respective sports communities.
“At FieldLevel, we pride ourselves at putting the coach at the center of the recruiting process, so partnering with the Positive Coaching Alliance was a natural fit,” said Brenton Sullivan, CEO and Co-Founder of FieldLevel. “We are always looking for new and creative ways to help athletes and coaches alike reach their highest level of athletic achievement. Extending our recruiting resources to PCA’s incredible community allows us to further our shared mission of helping athletes to find the right fit to build their career in college sports.”
"A partnership with FieldLevel is a great fit for PCA,” said Jason Sacks, PCA's EVP of Business Development and Philanthropy. “We appreciate FieldLevel’s focus on fostering the best possible coach, parent and athlete relationship to help athletes reach their goals of playing a sport in college.”
About Positive Coaching Alliance
Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) develops BETTER ATHLETES, BETTER PEOPLE through workshops and resources for youth and high school sports coaches, parents, administrators and student-athletes. When sports are done right, sports teach. PCA ensures sports are ‘done right’ with programming that is research-based and designed to have impact at three levels in a youth sports organization or school:
Since 1998, PCA has reached thousands of organizations around the country, and affected millions of youth athletes. As a nationwide non-profit with 18 chapters, PCA has partnered with roughly 3,500 schools and youth sports organizations nationwide to deliver more than 20,000 live group workshops, reaching 19.2 million youth in 20 years of work. In addition to PCA’s live workshops, PCA also offers online courses and has over 2,000 multimedia tips and tools for coaches, parents, athletes, and leaders available free of charge on PCADevZone.org.
Through the years, PCA’s work has been recognized on a national stage. For 2 years, PCA was the nonprofit partner for FOX Sports Supports, earning free airtime during coverage of Super Bowl XLI.
Each year, PCA selects only 50 coaches out of thousands of nominations from across the US with the National Double-Goal Coach® Award, presented by TeamSnap. These coaches are recognized at PCA’s annual benefit, the National Youth Sports Awards & Benefit. In 2019, the first-ever Coach Grand-Prize Winner was also honored on ABC’s Good Morning America as a ‘Hometown Hero.’
Finally, PCA gains support from a National Advisory Board, including National Spokesperson and 11-time NBA Champion Coach Phil Jackson, and many other top coaches, athletes, organization leaders and academics who share PCA’s mission. PCA is proud to partner with the Boys & Girls Club, National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball and over 35 professional teams across the United States.
About FieldLevel, Inc.
FieldLevel is an athletic recruiting tool that helps athletes find the right college teams, and coaches find the best athletes for their rosters. Like the LinkedIn of sports – users build their profiles, showcase their talents, expand their networks, and communicate with one another to streamline the recruiting process. FieldLevel has a community of over 700,000 members with the shared goal of unlocking their highest level of athletic achievement, no matter their location or circumstance. Since launch, FieldLevel has helped facilitate the placement of more than 65,000 athletes in collegiate sports, who have collectively received millions in scholarships.
Backed by the LA Dodgers and professional sports team owners, FieldLevel was featured in 2017 as one of Fast Company’s top 10 most innovative sports companies.
For further inquiries or information about this partnership, please contact:
Positive Coaching Alliance
Executive Vice President, Business Development & Philanthropy
VP, Public Relations