News and Events

Spry Announces Educational Partnership With Meta

Partnership Announcement Photos

Spry partnership will provide student-athletes with educational resources across a variety of topics.

Spry is excited to announce its recent partnership with Meta! As an educational partner, Meta will provide instructional content to the over 100 institutions and 20,000 student-athletes on the Spry platform. As an industry leader in technology, Meta shares a common goal and vision with Spry to assist young people in leveraging their social capital in innovative, yet practical ways!

The first fruits of this educational partnership is a series of modules aimed at teaching students how to enhance the security of their Facebook and Instagram. Future educational efforts will be centered around empowering student-athletes to build their individual brands and businesses on Meta’s platforms. Social media platforms are a key tool for student-athletes’ ability to fully capitalize on NIL. Through this partnership, Spry will be positioned to assist thousands of student-athletes in their entrepreneurial endeavors.

Spry Compliance Director Todd Hairston said of the partnership, “Spry is delighted to establish this relationship with Meta. Since the inception of NIL, student-athletes have been very clear that they need additional guidance. Through this partnership, we feel we can provide an educational experience that is second to none!”

About Spry Payment Systems, Inc.

Spry is an administrative software platform for athletic departments. Spry’s mobile and web-based platform revolutionizes the way we think about intercollegiate compliance, team collaboration and name, image, and likeness (NIL) management. With dynamic messaging, form sharing and custom workflows that empower athletic departments Spry ensures that all stakeholders are connected and compliant through SpryNIL and Spry Connect.

To see a demo, visit or email [email protected].

Lyle Adams


Lyle was a member of the 2007 NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship team at Wake Forest. After embarking on a professional soccer career, Lyle transitioned to the tech industry, where he was one of the first 100 employees at Uber, designing platforms and tools for data consumers. Lyle also holds a Master’s in Sports Management from Columbia University.