Backed by Comcast NBC Universal SportsTech

Building world-class teams

Urū Sports is a recruiting company that connects team-oriented companies with diverse, high-fit talent who know how to win.

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“Urū Sports support was extremely valuable, our new hire is a perfect fit for the NeuroTrainer culture.”
Noah Roland
CEO, NeuroTrainer
"Our company is growing quickly, so we turned to Urū Sports to support us in adding top, diverse talent to our team."
Brandon Averill
Managing Partner, AWM Capital
"Hiring athletes and their competitive mindset has proven to be a winning business strategy."
Jose Calderon
Special Advisor, Cleveland Cavaliers
"Urū Sports is the best place for companies to hire their next champion."
Hap Klopp
Founder, The North Face
"Urū is the essential connection place that unlocks the full potential of athletes and employers."
Beth Brooke
Global Vice Chair, EY

Hire with confidence

Our unique data and behavioral screening prioritizes skill and culture fit to help your company reduce the risk of high-turnover.

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Save time & money

1.6 Million Top-Tier Candidates

We have direct access and unique data on more than 1.6 Million former college, pro and Olympic athletes into careers they’re passionate about.

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Access exclusive talent

Elevate your game

Did you know that 94% of Fortune 500 CEOs are former athletes?

Elite athletes have a proven track record of delivering results and bring a competitive mindset that make them a valuable asset to your team.

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Hire your future leader
100% Retention Rate
Vetted Talent
Successful placement

We find all stars from C-suite to internship

We bring a competitive advantage to building winning teams by harnessing the power of sports and technology.

Not just different, Urū is better

We bring a competitive advantage to building winning teams by harnessing the power of sports and technology.

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Hap Klopp

Founder, The North Face

Founder & 20 year CEO of The North Face, Branding and marketing expert with passion for global impact.

100%
candidate
retention rate
94%
of candidates presented
are deemed ‘high-fit’
1 in 6
candidates interviewed
are hired
100%
Customer
satisfaction
66%
Diverse
70%
Played in college
30%
Played Pro or Olympic
08
avg. years experience

Our streamlined process delivers results

Our matching process delivers quality candidates in days, not months. The result - we place hires with a better fit, faster.

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Discover

We gather qualifications, culture, fit criteria and 'must-haves' to leverage exclusive athlete network.

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Plan

Experts leverage Urū's proprietary platform to map competitors and match athletic experience.

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Source

Experts blend platform insights, behavioral interviews to identify winning candidates.

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Submit

80% of hires we've placed were introduced within 2 weeks.

Our streamlined process delivers results

Our data-rich process delivers quality search results in weeks, not months. The result - we place hires with a better fit, faster.

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Kick off

Our calibration process and data-driven search enables us to quickly bring clarity to your role and then hone in on the candidates with the strongest bi-directional fit.

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Engagement

We deliver deeply vetted profiles matched to your precise hiring criteria so you can focus your time on hiring, not disqualifying. Candidates arrive engaged and interested in your company.

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Placement

50% of hires we've placed were introduced within 2 weeks. With our comprehensive profiles and data-centric approach, hiring managers save an average of 60 hours per hire.

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Placement

50% of hires we've placed were introduced within 2 weeks. With our comprehensive profiles and data-centric approach, hiring managers save an average of 60 hours per hire.

For employers

Save time and money by attracting and recruiting high-fit talent who know how to win.

For athletes

Discover opportunities and build meaningful careers at companies where you'll thrive.

Building world class teams one athlete at a time

College, Professional and Olympic

Chief
of Staff
"I owe a lot of gratitude for the guidance they have provided me in the last couple months. They’ve  helped me put pen to paper on my next chapter, all the while keeping me inside the industry that drives me - sports technology. If you're a former athlete looking for your next move in your career, Urū can help get you there."
Bobby Mohr
Former College Soccer Player
Chief
of Staff
“Working with the team at Urū Sports is an absolute must for any former athlete looking to enhance their professional career. The network and reach that Urū has is unprecedented and will open doors that may not be attainable on your own. I highly recommend Uru Sports!”
Derek West
Former NFL Football Player
Chief
of Staff
“You believed in me from our first call and I felt that throughout the interview process. Thanks for having my back and reinforcing my strengths and values through the finish line. I have an incredible opportunity in front of me and I cannot wait to crush it! It all started with you reaching out and believing in me. For that, I’m truly grateful!”
Nancy Devine
7x Ironman Triathlete
Chief
of Staff
"I am grateful to Urū Sports for their support in helping me navigate my transition from playing professional golf to the career world."
Andrea Wong
Former Professional LPGA Golfer
Wealth
Associate
“Urū was extremely easy to work with and got me setup with what I would consider the perfect fit for me! I would absolutely recommend Urū Sports  if you are looking for a meaningful career.”
Trent Paddon
Former College Baseball Player

Answers to your questions

How do you find candidates for my role?

Urū will market to and source slates of former college, professional & Olympic athletes from inside and outside of the Urū marketplace, confirm availability, qualifications, and make introductions.

How are candidates vetted?

An essential part of this vetting process includes behavioral interviews to ensure they align with the values, skills, and drive that will make them successful.

How often will I receive candidates?

You will receive exceptional talent immediately once they’ve been deemed high-fit, as well as a monthly candidate report.

I need to hire asap, how do I get in touch?

Great! Please fill out our employer interest form, and we'll be in touch to discuss your hiring needs and how we can assist you in finding the right talent.