Notre Dame Athletics Partners with FastModel Sports to Enhance Engagement and Fundraising via Personalized Messaging

Chicago, IL and South Bend, IN – November 6, 2019 - FastModel Sports is pleased to officially announce their new partnership with the University of Notre Dame’s Athletics Advancement Department. Located in South Bend, Indiana, Notre Dame is among the nation’s top 15 institutions of higher learning and home to one of the most storied athletic programs in the world, fielding 26 varsity teams and counting 32 Academic All-Americans over the past four years alone—the most of any major university in the nation. Founded in 2003, FastModel Sports has been developing and marketing enterprise SaaS platforms that live at the intersection of sports and technology.

The newest addition to FastModel’s portfolio is FastAccess, paving a new path in electronic fundraising. FastAccess is an engagement tool built for fundraising offices seeking to enhance stewardship and increase quality touchpoints with their alumni and donors through personalized video messaging.

The Notre Dame Athletics Advancement team, armed with FastAccess, has delivered highly personalized and customized content to specific groups of alumni and donors to engage further via text message or email, creating a deeper connection with all things Notre Dame. Sara Liebscher, Senior Director of Athletics Advancement, and her team have raised record levels of benefaction for 26 varsity sports - more than $470M during the current campaign. For her leadership and historic fundraising efforts, Liebscher washonored as the 2018 National Association of Athletic Advancement Directors (NAADD) Fundraiser of the Year. FastAccess will be used across multiple functions within Notre Dame Athletics Advancement - the Rockne Athletics Fund, Jesse Harper Council, Athletic Director’s Circle, and the Monogram Club.

“The University of Notre Dame is pleased to expand its partnership with FastModel Sports. FastAccess is a user-friendly platform that allows us to instantly share videos to help bring the excitement of any moment to our donors, fans, and alumni and let them know the value they bring to our programs," said Liebscher.

"We are extremely excited to announce our partnership with Notre Dame," said FastModel Sports President, Jim Corelis.  “Building on our history of creating innovative products to support college athletics,  FastAccess aims to elevate quality relationships with donors, fans, and influencers. Their staff has been great to work with thus far and we look forward to helping increase their fundraising dollars in the coming months.”


About FastModel Sports

Founded in 2003, FastModel Sports has been developing and marketing enterprise SaaS platforms that live at the intersection of sports and technology. FastModel Sports has revolutionized the way elite teams and coaches prepare for games and recruit players with their basketball product suite, FastDraw, FastScout, and FastRecruit. Over 600 Division I programs, 12,000 high schools, and all NBA, WNBA and G-league teams depend on FastModel software.