Kansas City, Mo. – May 31, 2016 — The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced a partnership designating LemonAid as the “Preferred Mobile Recruiting Application of the NAIA.”
A revolutionary recruiting concept, LemonAid accommodates student-athletes in the search for the perfect NAIA school. The NAIA’s selection of LemonAid amounts to an exclusive partnership with the phone app and the athletic association. This new agreement will designates LemonAid as the “Preferred Mobile Recruiting Application of the NAIA.”
“The NAIA is thrilled to establish a partnership with LemonAid, a company dedicated to connecting coaches and student-athletes,” says NAIA President and CEO, Jim Carr. “Their innovative recruiting techniques will allow potential student-athletes to discover the NAIA school that suits them best.”
In exchange for assisting student-athletes, the NAIA permits LemonAid to include recruiting information in business meeting packets, as well as the opportunity to build personal relationships with NAIA coaches. The NAIA and LemonAid will also collaborate on social media support, as well as other forms of electronic communication.
“The NAIA’s purpose aligns perfectly with LemonAid’s,” says LemonAid co-founder, Eric Knight. “We created LemonAid to help the lesser-known athletes and colleges get visibility in the recruiting process. We love that the NAIA is committed to helping their member institutions recruit student-athletes and promote their brands, and we are honored to start a partnership with them to help them further that cause.”
This partnership benefits everyone involved, especially NAIA member institutions. Any high school recruit using LemonAid will now see the NAIA logo on a school’s ‘card’ in the LemonAid app, as well as news and relevant information to promote the value of attending an NAIA school. “LemonAid shows users every school with their sport, presented to them in an easy-to-use mobile application. We believe it is important to know all your options before selecting a college to attend,” Knight continued. “Additionally, schools can further boost their visibility to prospective student-athletes by getting their current athletes and alumni to use LemonAid, and advocate for their school.”