This is a partnership between two serviced based high school sports brands, with a shared passion for empowering high school athletes to reach their potential
New York, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2008
beRecruited.com, the nation's largest free online network for high school athletes seeking recruitment from college coaches, with more than 200,000 registered users, and STACK Media, the nation's leading producer and distributor of sports performance, training and service content for the high school sports community, today announced a strategic marketing agreement.
The agreement calls for integration of STACK Media's professional athlete video and article content into beRecruited's market-leading recruiting services destination, beRecruited.com.
In addition, beRecruited and STACK Media will engage in various other joint-marketing initiatives, including the promotion of beRecruited's recruiting services through STACK Media's various properties - STACK Magazine, STACK TV and MySTACK.
The two companies will also work together to monetize their respective media channels including special beRecruited/STACK co-branded content areas on both beRecruited.com and STACK.com.
With their combined Internet media assets, the beRecruited/STACK Media partnership provides deep penetration into the extremely desirable and highly elusive high school athlete marketplace. Not to mention, the partnership will help thousands of high school athletes achieve their goal of participating in collegiate athletics.
"beRecruited and STACK share a common goal in providing services that truly benefit the high school athlete seeking to play athletics at the collegiate level," said Jeff Cravens, president of beRecruited. "This partnership reflects our ongoing commitment to provide our users with the best resources and services to help pursue their collegiate scholarship aspirations. It's partnerships like this that have helped fuel our growth, allowing us to generate more than 2.75 million connections between high school athletes and college coaches, and registering more than 200,000 users to date."
"This is a partnership between two serviced based high school sports brands, with a shared passion for empowering high school athletes to reach their potential," said Nick Palazzo, STACK Media's Co-Founder and Co-CEO. "The combination of STACK's high quality sports performance and training content with beRecruited's market leading recruiting services will prove to be an exceptional resource for our nation's high school athletes, while enabling both our brands to extend our reach in the marketplace."
beRecruited was founded in 2000 by Ryan Spoon, a collegiate swimmer for Duke University, in an effort to make the recruiting process more efficient for high school athletes and NCAA coaches. First created exclusively for NCAA swimming and diving, beRecruited now serves athletes and coaches from 18 different sports. beRecruited is a free service for registered users, maintaining the founders' principle of providing a free resource that efficiently and effectively connects high school athletes and college coaches nationwide. For more information, visit http://www.berecruited.com.
STACK Media is the nation's leading producer and distributor of sports performance, training and lifestyle content for high school athletes and the high school sports community. Founded by Nick Palazzo and Chad Zimmerman, two former collegiate football athletes, STACK has the singular goal of improving the lives of athletes by providing safe and effective advice on how to properly boost performance without the use of steroids or other illegal performance enhancing drugs. Through its formal partnerships with more than 7,200 high schools, STACK is a market leader connecting with millions of high school athletes each month. The STACK franchise includes STACK.com, STACK TV, MySTACK, STACK Magazine and STACK Events. For more information, visit http://www.stack.com.