Seven Student-Athletes Chosen to Fill ACC Futures Program
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Seven student-athletes have been chosen to fill positions during the 2019-20 academic year as part of the annual Atlantic Coast Conference Futures Program.
This year’s selections include the following representatives from Boston College, Louisville, Pitt and Virginia with positions at the ACC Office, Orange Bowl, and Teamworks.
Sydney Hill (Louisville Track & Field)
Capital One Orange Bowl
Mia Barron (Virginia Track & Field)
Carly Feyerabend (Virginia Track & Field)
Catie Conrad (Pitt Gymnastics)
Abbi Fitts (Louisville Rowing)
McKenna Goss (Boston College Volleyball)
Alexis Solak (Pitt Softball)
Funded by the ACC and its partners, the Futures Program began in 1995 and has been highly successful in placing its participants into permanent positions within the sports industry.
About the ACC
The Atlantic Coast Conference, now in its 66th year of competition and 15 members strong, has long enjoyed the reputation as one of the strongest and most competitive intercollegiate conferences in the nation. ACC members Boston College, Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Miami, North Carolina, NC State, Notre Dame, Pitt, Syracuse, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest continue to build upon the cornerstones on which the league was founded in 1953 with a consistent balance of academics, athletics and integrity. The ACC currently sponsors 27 NCAA sports – 14 for women and 13 for men – with member institutions located in 10 states. For more information, visit theACC.com and follow @theACC on Twitter and on Facebook (facebook.com/theACC).
About the Orange Bowl
The Orange Bowl is a 360-member, primarily volunteer non-profit sports organization that promotes and serves the South Florida community. With its primary mission since being created in 1935 to bring tourism to South Florida through an annual football game and events, it has also maintained a legacy of charitable contributions and community outreach. Orange Bowl community outreach efforts are comprised of four pillars: youth sports, fundraising and community events, academic programs and scholarships, and legacy gifts. The Orange Bowl features a year-round schedule of events culminating with the Capital One Orange Bowl on Monday, December 30, 2019. For more information on the 2019-2020 Orange Bowl events, including promotional and volunteer opportunities through the Ambassador Program presented by Panera Bread, log on towww.orangebowl.org or follow the @OrangeBowl on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat.
Teamworks is the leading athlete engagement platform, empowering more than 2,500 clients around the world to better connect and collaborate by simplifying their internal processes. Based in Durham, North Carolina, and founded in 2004, Teamworks continues to invest heavily in technology and expand the team to respond to the increasing customer demand. Organizations that depend on Teamworks to create a culture of communication and accountability include more than 2,000 NCAA Division I programs including every Autonomous Conference institution; professional teams in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS and EPL; collegiate and professional conferences; and national governing bodies. Visit www.teamworks.com for more information.