BOWNCE is a social media channel for athletic recruiting that allows college coaches to interact with the country’s elite athletes in an NCAA compliant environment. It is a cost effective global athletic recruiting solution which will elevate every athletic program's current recruiting strategy; it will save athletic departments money, save coaches valuable time and resources and provide unlimited amounts of exposure to athletes that would otherwise go unnoticed. BOWNCE’s innovative approach will provide a supplement to every athletic program's current recruiting strategy as it offers coaches a comprehensive web-based tool to track, assess, and manage potential recruit's information throughout the entire recruiting life cycle.
- Assists athletic programs in reducing the upfront costs of recruiting
- Manages the recruiting process throughout its entire life cycle
- Provides access and information to a vast number of athletes
BOWNCE promises to remove the noise from the recruiting process by allowing players to better represent their talent and their personalities while allowing coaches to efficiently make more informed connections with the players they are recruiting while optimizing their recruiting efforts.
Mandisa Turner Watkins is the CEO & Founder of bownce.com. She is an entrepreneur with significant business experience and an extensive network in the athletic community. Ms. Turner Watkins, who was a scholarship athlete at The George Washington University, understands the college recruiting process. Over the past ten years Ms. Turner Watkins has worked in various technology and financial management roles. Ms. Turner Watkins has a Masters Degree in Engineering from The George Washington University and a Masters in Business Administration from The New York University Stern School of Business.
Boo Williams is nationally and internationally known as an ambassador and consultant for youth basketball and youth sports. Williams is the director of one of the most successful Boys and Girls AAU Programs in the nation, the Boo Williams Summer League. Williams currently is the AAU Chairman of Boys Basketball and on the USA/ABA Cadet Committee for Development of Future Olympians. He was Disney Wide World Sports Volunteer of the Year in 2001.
Jordan Schlachter is currently the Managing Director of Business Development for the US Olympic Committee. He has spent 18 years working in the entertainment, media and sports Industries, most recently as head of the branded entertainment division for TBA Global, a digital and event marketing company. He served as the head of marketing for the New York Knicks, responsible for overseeing the entire brand image of the team as it relates to advertising and marketing, as well as all business development, ticket sales, sponsorships and promotional efforts. Schlachter began his career by spending a decade at the National Basketball Association (NBA) in New York, gaining expertise in a variety of league departments including broadcast operations and programming, team business and marketing operations, global marketing partnerships, events and attractions, global merchandising and finance.