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Daemen Partners With Spry To Support The Athletics Department

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Spry partnership will provide administrators, coaches, and student-athletes access to Spry’s comprehensive collegiate athletic solution.

From Daemen Athletics

AMHERST, NY Daemen University Athletics has partnered with Spry, an athletics management platform, to improve communication and simplify essential department operations. Daemen is the first East Coast Conference institution to sign a multi-year contract with Spry.

Spry’s software is used by collegiate athletic departments to handle vital functions like recruiting, compliance, scheduling, communication, and education. The platform provides a centralized hub for staff, coaches, and student-athletes to manage tasks, share information, and stay organized.

We’re thrilled to welcome Daemen University to the Spry Family,” said Lyle Adams, CEO of Spry. ” VP (Traci) Murphy has built an exceptional program, and we’re excited to support their department. We are confident that Spry will provide Daemen Athletics resources to optimize and improve operations.

The Spry platform will enable Daemen Athletics to:

  • Simplify scheduling for practices, travel, and facility usage via SpryCalendar.

  • Share important updates, announcements, and educational resources with student-athletes, coaches, and athletic staff.

  • Track student-athlete eligibility, academics, and health records efficiently while safeguarding sensitive data. Automated alerts notify staff of deadlines to keep students on track.

We’re dedicated to providing our student-athletes with the best resources and support possible,” said Traci Murphy, Daemen Vice President for Athletics. “The Spry platform will be instrumental in helping us work smarter, not harder, so we can focus on what matters most – the success and well-being of our student-athletes.

About Daemen University

Daemen University features the premier NCAA Division II athletics program in the Buffalo-Niagara region, sponsoring 17 intercollegiate teams. For the latest information on Daemen Athletics, follow the Wildcats via social media on XFacebookYouTube and Instagram, or sign up to receive customizable news alertse-mail newsletters and weekly schedule alerts.

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Jackson Donanue


Jackson graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2019 where he was a 4-Year Starter and a Captain of the Men's Basketball team. Prior to joining Spry, Jackson gained experience in an array of different industries including Technology (SaaS), Hospitality/Operations, eCommerce (Start-Up), and Consulting. Jackson also holds a Master's Degree in Sports Management from Columbia University.