Gonzaga Nation and Zags Collective Form Partnership To Support Gonzaga Student-Athletes

Gonzaga Nation and Zags Collective Form Partnership To Support Gonzaga Student-Athletes

SPOKANE (July 24, 2023) – Gonzaga Nation, the first destination for Bulldogs fans, has entered into a partnership with Zags Collective, the Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) collective that creates new opportunities for Gonzaga student-athletes to grow their personal brand and engage with the community.

From insider news to exclusive shows to behind-the-scenes access, Gonzaga Nation and Zags Collective will work together to create exclusive content available to members of Zags Collective. "I'm excited about our partnership with Gonzaga Nation," said Nate Brown, Zags Collective General Manager. "They have a fantastic local and national presence that will raise awareness for Zags Collective, and with Zags legends like Dan Dickau, Adam Morrison and Rob Sacre at the helm, our members are going to love all the original content and exclusive shows! Additionally, by aligning with Gonzaga Nation, sponsors can maximize brand visibility, engagement and establish meaningful connections within this loyal and influential fan base!"

Monthly membership starts at $25/month. In addition to receiving exclusive content, Zags Collective members receive access to meet and greet events with Gonzaga student-athletes, exclusive merch, and more.

"Our mission at Zags Collective is to inspire and grow our student-athletes as well-rounded people, to support the charities and nonprofits we partner with and to improve the community," said Matt Santangelo, Zags Collective Director of Athlete Engagements. "And we're fortunate to have a group of student-athletes who want to be involved in this amazing community."

This partnership is a winning opportunity for Gonzaga student-athletes, as well as the Spokane community at large.

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Zags Collective,” said Dan Beach, CEO of Gonzaga Nation and SBLive Sports. “This partnership allows us to shine a spotlight on Gonzaga’s outstanding student-athletes, coaches and university staff throughout the season.” For the latest news and information about Gonzaga student-athletes visit Gonzaga Nation at si.com/college/gonzaga

About Zags Collective

Zags Collective is a fan-driven and alumni-led Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) collective for Gonzaga University student-athletes, alumni and fans. Community members who commit their support to Zags Collective, are pledging to maximize opportunities for student-athletes to build their brand and engage with the community. In addition, community supporters gain access to exclusive events, autograph sessions and more. Zags Collective is powered by parent company Blueprint Sports. For more information, visit zagscollective.com and follow @ZagsCollective on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Gonzaga Nation

Gonzaga Nation is an official member of Sports Illustrated's FanNation network of college team sites. Founded by Zag alumni in 2022, GN highlights the student-athletes and community that make Gonzaga unique. With prominent alumni at the helm, Gonzaga Nation has a level of access and insight that is unmatched among local and national media competitors.

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