SUREATHLETE Signs Temple’s Hysier Miller, Michigan State’s AJ Hoggard and Rutger’s Derek Simpson to NIL Partnerships

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, January 4, 2023 — SUREATHLETE announced NIL partnerships with that men’s college basketball players Hysier Miller (Temple), AJ Hoggard (Michigan State) and Derek Simpson (Rutgers). All three players will be championing SURATHLETE’s Prism® Portrait. The Prism® Portrait reveals comprehensive insights into nearly every aspect of an athlete or coach’s Emotional, Relational and Team Intelligence (ERT-i™). This highly relevant and transformative data provides coaches, athletic directors and other administrators with critical information that impacts personal and professional performance, productivity and success.

“The Prism® Portrait describes how athletes present themselves and how others might perceive them. It gives coaches insight into how athletes present themselves under stress, how they process information and how the manage conflict. Prism® Portraits help coaches and players use people analytics to navigate the highly competitive collegiate sports landscape,” according to Sean Flynn, CEO of SUREATHLETE. “As a proud supporter of scholastic and collegiate sports, I am pleased to associate with these proven, dedicated and professional young men.”

“The relationship I am building with SUREATHLETE is very similar to how they do business on campuses across the country,” said Miller. “It’s very personal, impactful, and important. I couldn’t ask for a better company to represent than SUREAHLETE.”
The student-athletes will also participate in projects as researchers refine and enhance SURATHLETE’s products and services that drive better outcomes throughout the entire talent lifecycle – from recruiting, roster management and player development to gam coaching. “These highly intelligent young men have provided us with valuable insight and will continue to help us understand the value of a relationship with college athletic programs,” said Neal.

According to Hoggard, “I’m happy to have partnered with such an innovative company. As a point guard, understanding what motivates my teammates and how they perform under stress is crucial. SUREATHLETE helps me be a better team leader.”

About Hysier Miller
Hysier Miller took over as the starting point guard midway through his freshman season. He is now entrenched as the floor general for Aaron McKie’s Owl. In high school, he was named 2021 PA AAAA State Player of the Year, averaging 18.4 points, 10 rebounds, 6.4 assists & 2.9 steals. Miller recorded two triple-doubles in 2020-21, including a 30-point, 12-rebound and 10-assist outing in an overtime loss to league champion, Archbishop Wood

About AJ Hoggard
AJ Hoggard, a junior, is the starting point guard for Michigan State. As a sophomore, he appeared in all 36 games, starting eight times. Hoggard started eight of the final 13 games of the season and finished the season averaging 7.0 points, 2.3 rebounds. He led the team with 4.8 assists per game while playing 20.3 minutes and ranked fourth in the Big Ten in assists per game. Hoggard played at Archbishop Carroll in Philadelphia for two years before transferring to Huntington Prep for his junior and senior years. He was ranked No. 71 nationally by and No. 13 among all point guards.

About Derek Simpson
Derek Simpson is a freshman point guard for Rutgers. He has made several starts in his rookie campaign. In high school, Simpson averaged a team-high 20.6 points-per-game and 4.9 assists-per-game for Lenape High School also making the most three-pointers on his team. Simpson was recognized with several accolades in his home state of New Jersey and Burlington County after his stellar performance last season. He was a member of the All-State Third Team, the 2021 Burlington County All-County Team and was named the 2021 Burlington County Player of the Year.

SUREATHLETE, a division of the SUREPEOPLE Corporation, headquartered in Rosemont, IL, synthesizes three critical data sets – who people are, how people think/feel and how people behave/perform – to derive predictive insights and deliver prescriptive actions for every leader, team and mission-critical player and coach in your program. SUREATHLETE utilizes Prism Psychometrics to understand how each player and coach in your program is uniquely wired by measuring 54 key traits and attributes across Personality & Personality Under Pressure; Processing; Decision Making; Motivation; Conflict Management; and, Fundamental Needs. Prism provides talent with the richest, most nuanced psychometric portrait for increasing self-awareness, understanding strengths & blind spots and guiding personal & professional growth.

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SureAthlete Announced as Sponsor for 2022-23 Black Cager Sports TV HS Hoops Broadcasts

SureAthlete Sponsors Broadcasts of Elite Mid-Atlantic Region HS Basketball Games

CAMDEN, New Jersey, November 17, 2022 – Black Cager Sports Television (BCS TV) is pleased to announce SureAthlete as an official sponsor for an exciting lineup high school basketball broadcasts featuring some of the top teams and players in the nation. BCS TV has announced the schedule of 25 regular season games to be broadcast on and YouTube during the upcoming 2022-23 season. The slate, which will feature teams from the Philadelphia Catholic League, Delaware, New Jersey, Chester County and Berks County, begins with a pair of games between Westtown and Perkiomen as well as West Nottingham and Olympus on Wednesday, November 30. On Friday, December 2, BCS TV will showcase the Catholic League’s Archbishop Carroll in their home opener when they face Penn Wood at 6:00 p.m. ET.

“Our expanded relationship with SureAthlete will allow BCS TV to continue to providing exposure for Philadelphia Catholic League teams and athletes across all platforms. This will help expose not just the Catholic League but high school basketball in the Mid-Atllantic region to a larger audience of fans throughout the winter,” said BCS TV Executive Director Delgreco Wilson. “This schedule, along with our spring and summer events, will help us raise the bar, and the enterprise value, for all. We can’t wait to get the season started.”

“SureAthlete is honored to serve as an official sponsor for the BCS TV broadcasts of High School basketball,” said Sean Flynn, SureAthlete, CEO. “We collect and synthesize critical athlete data to derive predictive insights and deliver prescriptive actions for every coach, athlete and mission-critical staff member. While our programs were developed for professional, collegiate and Olympic sports organizations, we are excited to begin working with high school coaches and athletes in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond.”

Black Cager Sports has a proven track record of encouraging and inspiring high school student-athletes as they transition to the college and professional ranks. SureAthlete exists to create a landscape where student-athletes are sure of themselves and high school/college programs are sure of their student-athletes.

“We’re excited for the opportunity to follow up on our extensive coverage of Catholic League Basketball last season with the SureAthlete’s sponsorship,” added Wilson. “Leveraging our partnership with top Catholic League programs works to help area student-athletes gain exposure and compete for college basketball scholarships.”

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About SureAthlete
SureAthlete is a talent management and people analytics platform used by world-class sports organizations, such as MLB, NFL, NBA,WNBA and NHL. The platform uniquely synthesizes Prism psychometrics, athlete feedback and performance data to derive predictive insights and deliver prescriptive actions for leadership development, team optimization, talent management and digital learning & development. SureAthlete transforms roster management into a more data-driven, strategic function — from an art to a science — and measurably elevates individual, team and organizational performance.

About Black Cager Sports Television
Black Cager Sports Television (BCS TV) is an industry-leading sports streaming service that offers fans in the Mid-Atlantic region live sports events, original programming sports talk and exclusive editorial content from Black Cager Sports writers and analysts. Launched in September 2013, Black Cager Sports generates over 250,000 views annually.

About the Philadelphia Catholic League
The Philadelphia Catholic League (PCL) was founded in the summer of 1920. The PCL features several nationally recognized basketball programs such as Roman Catholic, Neumman-Goretti, Archbishop Wood, Archbishop Ryan and West Catholic. The PCL season culminates with an annual Final Four and Championship at the fabled Palestra, located on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania.