The School District of Philadelphia becomes the 1st U.S. school district to adopt

The School District of Philadelphia has partnered with which is the “LinkedIn for Athletes” for athlete recruiting.
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PHILADELPHIA - Nov. 29, 2013 - PRLog -- - The School District of Philadelphia is excited to announce its new partnership with athlete recruiting website which will enable all of Philadelphia’s high school & youth athletes to market themselves in a digital format directly on to colleges across the country. In this age of social media and electronic self-marketing, it is becoming vital for youth athletes to seize control of their online brand-image and to build resumes in a digital format highlighting their positive qualities and attributes.  Through its partnership with inRecruit, the School District of Philadelphia has acted proactively on behalf of its student athletes to enable them to promote themselves directly to colleges and universities in a digital format.

“The youth athletes within the School District of Philadelphia will now have direct access to and be able to form real relationships with colleges and universities all over the country.  Our student athletes can utilize these personal relationships to reach beyond the typical paper or email mass mailers to provide a real identity for themselves to colleges which we believe is a significant advantage for our student athletes.” said Robert B. Coleman, Executive Director of Athletics for the School District of Philadelphia.

“inRecruit is thrilled to enter into a partnership with the School District of Philadelphia which is one of the most prominent school districts in the country. Through this partnership, the colleges and universities on inRecruit will now be able to form trustworthy connections with thousands of student athletes and parents from Philadelphia which is fantastic.” said Malik Allen former NBA player and co-founder of inRecruit.

The inRecruit athlete recruiting software has been featured nationally by NBC Sports, ABC and Comcast SportsNet and has also been embraced by youth athletes and college coaches worldwide.

About the School District of Philadelphia. The School District of Philadelphia is the eighth largest school district in the United States based on enrollment. Located in a historic and culturally rich setting, the School District of Philadelphia provides a high-quality education that prepares, ensures, and empowers all of its students to achieve their full intellectual and social potential in order to become lifelong learners and productive members of society. For more information on the School District of Philadelphia, visit

About inRecruit. inRecruit is a sports social network which has been dubbed the “LinkedIn for Athletes” by many national journalists. inRecruit was founded by former professional athletes and social media experts. Follow inRecruit on Twitter at To join inRecruit as an athlete, parent, coach, sports media member or general sports fan, visit

Press Contacts:

Robert B. Coleman, Executive Director Athletics
The Philadelphia School District
440 North Broad Street, Suite 212
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Ph. 215.400.4190

Joseph D. Rocco, Co-Founder
Ph. 609.707.9779

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