Altius Sports Partners Announces Partnership with Women Leaders in College Sports to Provide Educational Programming for New NIL Landscape

FEB. 25, 2021

Firm to provide Women Leaders with expertise and programming around NIL, including a Live Chat webinar on March 5.

WASHINGTON D.C., February 25, 2021 – Altius Sports Partners (ASP), a name, image and likeness (NIL) advisory and education firm, is proud to announce a new partnership with Women Leaders in College Sports (Women Leaders), the premier leadership organization that develops, advances and connects women in college sports, to provide informative and educational content surrounding college NIL.

The partnership kicks off on Friday, March 5 with a Live Chat (2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT) focused on preparing for NIL rules changes. The event featuring ASP leadership and influential college athletics administrators, is open to the industry and can be accessed via the link below. ASP will also interact with different Women Leaders membership segments on additional NIL programming throughout 2021.

ASP offers its partners a team of industry leading voices to help guide and educate all stakeholders on the impacts and opportunities related to NIL rule changes. By collaborating with ASP, the Kansas City, Missouri based Women Leaders and its more than 3,500 members nationwide will be well-positioned to successfully navigate the NIL policy scheduled to go into effect in 2021.

“We are impressed with the knowledge and expertise that Altius Sports Partners brings to the current Name, Image and Likeness conversation, and look forward to facilitating dialog and education with the Altius team for our members,” said Patti Phillips, CEO of Women Leaders in College Sports.

The expert-led ASP team will collaborate with Women Leaders to deliver educational programming for their members and the industry with a primary focus on empowering women in college athletics to lead the way in NIL.

ASP CEO Casey Schwab stated, "This new partnership provides Altius an opportunity to share our expertise with members of a premier organization in the industry. Through our collaborative programming, the Women Leaders membership will be equipped to embrace NIL rules changes on their campuses. The Women Leaders mission of elevating and empowering women and diverse voices in collegiate athletics aligns with ASP's values, and we're excited for our work together."

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About Altius Sports Partners
Altius Sports Partners is a leading-edge NIL focused firm that delivers consulting, strategic planning, compliance support and education to its clients. Currently, the firm represents the athletics departments at Louisiana State University and the University of Texas. Providing all stakeholders – athletic departments, coaches and student-athletes – with the resources they need to thrive in this new age of college athletics, ASP leverages its deep reservoir of sports business expertise to help those impacted by NIL changes prepare and excel. We have built the best-in-class team of cross-disciplinary leaders to reach higher levels of education, higher access to opportunities and higher standards of excellence.

About Women Leaders in College Sports
Founded in 1979, Women Leaders in College Sports (formerly NACWAA) is the only nationally recognized collegiate professional membership organization whose mission is to develop, connect, and advance women leaders working in intercollegiate athletics. More than 3,500 members strong, Women Leaders promotes the growth, leadership, and success of women as athletics administrators, conference commissioners, professional staff, coaches, and student-athletes. Follow Women Leaders on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @WomenLeadersCS.

Link to register for the Live Chat:
https://www.womenleadersincollegesports.org/WL/Events/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=LCHATFEB21&WebsiteKey=f334ca80-6720-4598-8792-2d1f7b98e8fe

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Media Contacts:

Courtney Brunious, Altius Sports Partners
courtney.brunious@altiussp.com

Meg Dowd, Women Leaders in College Sports
meg@womenleadersincollegesports.org

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