The America East Conference and The Zone have entered into a new partnership in which The Zone will serve as the official wellness provider of the conference. The partnership was arranged by Van Wagner which manages the America East Conference’s sponsorship and marketing partners program.
The Zone is a modern SaaS platform that uses data to increase connectivity and wellness for NCAA athletic programs. “We welcome The Zone as our newest partner and are excited for our schools to have access to its wellness platform,” said Amy Huchthausen, America East Commissioner. “Health, safety and student-athlete well-being are a priority in the America East and The Zone will provide our schools additional tools to be able to maximize their efforts in these areas.” “The Zone is excited to announce an official corporate partnership with the America East Conference,” said The Zone Founder & CEO, Ivan Tchatchouwo. “As the official wellness provider for America East, The Zone will have a unique opportunity to provide wellness resources for the conference’s athletic programs – covering nearly 4,000 student-athletes at 10 member institutions. The Zone is passionate about providing a solution for athletic programs to maximize the well-being of student-athletes, and our mission is to achieve that through cutting edge and easily accessible technology. America East is strongly committed to supporting wellness initiatives in its member schools, making the conference an ideal partner for The Zone. We look forward to working with America East athletic programs on this important endeavor.”
The Zone joins the America East’s partnership line-up which includes Adidas, BookMyGroup, Canon, Championship Award Guys, Crystal Clear Imaging, Forty Nine Degrees, GEICO, Hercules Tires, Molten, Rawlings, Signature Championship Rings and TicketSmarter. For additional information or details please reference https://www.itsthezone.com.
ABOUT AMERICA EAST
The America East provides its member schools and their athletic programs a platform upon which student-athletes can achieve both collegiate and life success through the promotion and nurturing of athletic excellence, academic achievement and leadership, on and off the field. One of the most comprehensive Division I conferences in the country and progressive in its approach to its more than 3,400 student-athletes, America East recognizes champions in each of its 18 sports and consists of members spanning from the Mid-Atlantic to Northeast regions of the United States including: University at Albany, Binghamton University, University of Hartford, University of Maine, UMBC, UMass Lowell, University of New Hampshire, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Stony Brook University and University of Vermont. For more information, visit AmericaEast.com or follow the America East Conference on Twitter @AmericaEast. ABOUT THE ZONE
The Zone mobile application and website portal create a single platform that connects students and staff with the resources required to drive engagement. This creates an open ecosystem for athletic-programs comprising wellness content, staff sharing capabilities, program directory, calendar scheduling and alumni connection. The Zone aims to help schools provide resources to their student athlete to manage their wellbeing as they go through their day to day. The Zone was built by former student athletes that faced these trials and decide to help their peers maximize their college experience and prioritize their wellbeing. For more information follow us on twitter & Instagram @itsthezone.
ABOUT VAN WAGNER
Van Wagner is a wholly owned subsidiary of Van Wagner Group LLC that creates, advises, and sells on behalf of world-class teams, leagues, brands, properties, and colleges. An innovator in the sports and media business, Van Wagner is a global leader in high-impact broadcast visible signage throughout the MLB, NBA, NCAA, and the highest levels of international soccer, sponsorships sales, premium ticketing, college multi-media rights, and in-venue content production at the world’s biggest sporting events. www.vanwagner.com