Lehigh Announces Partnership With The Zone
BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania – Lehigh is proud to announce a partnership with The Zone, an app for monitoring and improving the mental health of athletes. The partnership will promote the physical and mental wellbeing of Lehigh’s student athletes as a continuing priority for the university.
“The Lehigh Athletics Department is deeply committed to the health, wellbeing, holistic growth, and personal development of our athletes and employees. The Zone provides an exciting tool that we believe will harness our employees’ self-esteem efforts and we support each of our athletes as well as taking responsibility for their personal growth process. The team at The Zone was very cooperative, open-minded and responsive to our needs. We are pleased about our partnership and look forward to introducing the platform to our athletes. and inspires, explore other ways within The Zone app to support our athletes, “said Julie Ammary, director of athletics leadership development at Lehigh.
The Zone’s groundbreaking platform offers student-athletes the ability to easily communicate with counselors, access wellness resources, and track their mood. School administrators can also access aggregated data and insights on the wellbeing of their student athletes through a personalized dashboard.
“We are very excited to be working with Lehigh Athletics and providing their student athletes with the tools they need to feel comfortable and do their best. Over the past year, Lehigh has proven to be a leader when it comes to innovation and forward thinking, and an overall commitment to the holistic wellbeing of their student athletes. We look forward to continued growth within this partnership and working closely with Lehigh to achieve their program goals, “said The Zone COO and Co-Founder Erik Poldroo.
Lehigh University sponsors 25 varsity sports that compete at the NCAA Division I level (soccer competes in the Football Championship subdivision). Lehigh’s varsity teams compete in the Patriot League and the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association. The mission of Lehigh’s athletics division is to advance learning, nurture personal growth and prepare for leadership through a comprehensive athletics program. To learn more about Lehigh University Athletics, visit LehighSports.com.