Athlete Network provides our staff, athletes and sponsors the technology platform to guide Team USA athletes in their successful transition away from elite sport.
Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) July 28, 2016
Athlete Network announced today an agreement to provide a software platform to the United States Olympic Committee’s Athlete and Career Education (ACE) program. The software will be based on Athlete Network’s current platform, an online network exclusively for athletes, and will be customized to suit the unique needs of the ACE program and America’s elite Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the USOC’s ACE program and help them provide their athletes with career advancement opportunities upon the completion of their Olympic and Paralympic careers,” said Chris Smith, Athlete Network Founder & CEO. “These are athletes at the absolute top of their game and it is an honor and privilege to be associated with the USOC ACE program.”
“It is the ACE program’s goal to ensure we offer comprehensive career and education services aimed at enhancing performance and personal development to both current and retired Team USA athletes,” said Leslie Klein, Director of Athlete Career & Education Services for the USOC. “Athlete Network provides our staff, athletes and sponsors the technology platform to guide Team USA athletes in their successful transition away from elite sport.”
Development of the software has been completed and is currently being rolled out.
About Athlete Network: Athlete Network was founded with a simple mission - create an online community where athletes can fuel their driven lifestyle. Athlete Network works to keep athletes competing in every aspect of their lives by uniting them in one network. They provide athletes with online tools to network with fellow athletes and the most efficient access to employers that embrace their competitive mindset and push it to higher levels. Visit http://www.athletenetwork.com for more information.
About the United States Olympic Committee: Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., the United States Olympic Committee serves as both the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic Committee for the United States. As such, the USOC is responsible for the training, entering and funding of U.S. teams for the Olympic, Paralympic, Youth Olympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games, while serving as a steward of the Olympic Movement throughout the country. Visit http://www.teamusa.org for more information.