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Meredith Athletics Announces Partnership with Spry

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

From Meredith Athletics

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Meredith Athletic Department is ecstatic to announce its new partnership with Spry.

Meredith Athletics has partnered with Spry, a software platform for intercollegiate athletic departments, to streamline department operations. Spry’s software will help Meredith coaches and administrators manage recruiting, travel, practice scheduling, eligibility requirements, NIL management, practical education, and career planning. Spry’s software is utilized by hundreds of athletic departments across the country.

“Meredith Athletics and I are especially grateful to partner with Lyle Adams and the Spry team to provide excellent compliance, educational, recruiting, and communication resources for our student-athletes, coaches, and staff,” Yates stated. “This software will allow us to be as efficient and effective as possible as I begin my tenure as the new Director of Athletics at Meredith College.”

“We are excited to partner with Meredith College Athletics,” Lyle said. “Our partnership is a testament to Dr. Yates’s commitment to empowering their coaches and student-athletes with resources and tools to thrive. We look forward to embarking on this collaborative journey with Meredith Athletics and positively impacting the entire athletic department.”

About Meredith College

Founded in 1891, Meredith College is one of the largest independent private women’s colleges in the U.S., located in Raleigh, North Carolina. The University’s intercollegiate athletics program, known as the Avenging Angels, competes in 17 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Meredith College Athletics is a member of the USA South Athletic Conference and has a rich history, dating back to 1904. Meredith Athletics is committed to providing its student-athletes with a quality education and a competitive athletic experience. The program also strives to create a positive environment for its student-athletes, both on and off the field.

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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.