Irving, TX – The Big 12 Conference has partnered with Game Plan to provide custom eLearning courses to educate its student-athletes and administrators on the impact of sports wagering and integrity in sport. This curriculum will be available for the Conference and its member institutions beginning with the 2019-20 academic year.
With Game Plan’s expertise, a proactive, customized curriculum will be implemented to educate Big 12 student-athletes and administrators on the sports wagering marketplace, state legislation, as well as NCAA rules with 24/7 access.
“With the changes in legislation around sports wagering, integrating a platform to help our student-athletes and administrators understand this ever evolving landscape provides our campuses a vital educational tool,” commented Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby. “Game Plan’s unique profile in this space ensures delivery of a sports wagering eLearning curriculum that is specific to those involved in intercollegiate athletics.”
“Sports wagering is a complex topic, moving rapidly, and is a challenge to keep up-to-date with. The Big 12 has taken a significant step as they have invested into educational resources for their student-athletes and administrators.” Vin McCaffrey, CEO, Game Plan.
Game Plan’s learning resources provide flexibility by allowing student-athletes to complete the educational programs online and on their own time. Resources for the programs will be made available via Game Plan’s online platform as well as the company’s app for IOS and Android.
About Game Plan
Game Plan’s comprehensive software platform integrates mobile-first eLearning with virtual mentorship and career services, uniquely designed for athletics organizations. Game Plan has over 70 college athletics department customers today, including the University of Texas, University of Oklahoma and Iowa State University. Game Plan’s eLearning courses provide student-athletes ultimate access and flexibility while equipping both athletics departments and the Conference office management tools and insight to ensure outstanding experiences and outcomes. To learn more about Game Plan, please visit wearegameplan.com.
About Big 12 Conference
The Big 12 Conference is comprised of 10 Universities – Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech and West Virginia. The Big 12 is an NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics conference that encompasses five states with over 40 million people within its geographic footprint. In its 24th year, the Conference has produced over 680 Academic All-America selections and claimed national championship team titles in 17 of its 23 sponsored sports. Its student-athletes and teams have combined for over 660 individual NCAA titles and 63 team national championships. Nearly 5,000 student-athletes from across the United States and around the World compete annually under the Big 12 banner. For more information, visit Big12Sports.com and follow the Conference on Facebook (Facebook.com/Big12), Twitter (@Big12Conference) and You Tube (YouTube.com/Big12Conference).