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An athlete's competitive advantage to win at the next stage and the best place for companies to hire their next champion.

Why Athletes Thrive Here

Urū leverages our expert knowledge & network to connect current and former athletes to career opportunities in the sports & entertainment industry. We are an athlete’s competitive advantage to win at their next stage and the best place for companies to hire their next champion.

Selective recruitment of APi Group’s future leaders​. LDP candidates spend a 7-week rotation at 7 different companies, learning the businesses, and completing meaningful projects. Candidates must be open to relocation.

​​Recruiting talented graduates from colleges, universities, and trade schools​ and placing them in 3-month long rotations at 3-5 companies to teach them the industry.  We look for candidates with demonstrated leadership skills, strategic thinking, problem solving, and relationship building.

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Our Why

Did you know that 94% of women in the C-Suite played sports, 95% of Fortune 500 CEO's played competitive sports and 66% of NCAA college athletes are women or people of color? Athletes have the diversity, soft skills and personality traits that help companies perform better. They know how to work hard, are team players and leaders, and passionate about seeing results in work they care about.

Built by athletes, for athletes

We are a diverse world-class team of athletes with deep industry experience - our members have a combined 45 years of experience in sports tech and have a unique track record in the sports and consumer digital media world. Our team includes the Founder of Pac 12, Founder of The North Face, former Director of Engineering at Netflix, former CEO of the Seattle Storm, and more!

Athlete Insider

What an athlete with knowledge of the company has to say.

"Athletes have such a valuable skill set that Uru is allowing athletes to showcase, which is extremely valuable and what I love about it - planning for life after soccer."

Hannah Blake

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Primary Industry

Technology, Information and Internet

Company Size

1-49

Founded

2020

Headquarters

Traverse City, MI

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Athletes in Leadership

Remote Friendly

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Leadership

Baseball

Jim Collins
Senior Recruiter
Jim Collins
Senior Recruiter

Baseball

Field Hockey

Patty Hubbard
Head of Marketing & Business Development
Patty Hubbard
Head of Marketing & Business Development

Field Hockey

Soccer

Ezekiel Harris
Co-Founder & COO
Ezekiel Harris
Co-Founder & COO

Soccer

Field Hockey

Ainsley McCallister Wierda
Co-Founder & CEO
Ainsley McCallister Wierda
Co-Founder & CEO

Field Hockey

Baseball

Jim Collins
Senior Recruiter

Field Hockey

Patty Hubbard
Head of Marketing & Business Development

Soccer

Ezekiel Harris
Co-Founder & COO

Field Hockey

Ainsley McCallister Wierda
Co-Founder & CEO
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About Athlete Showcase

Urū Sports is constantly expanding our network of athletes to make it easier for you to connect, uncover future opportunities, meet prospective mentors, and stay on top of the latest industry trends in sports.

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Current and Former Athletes Employees
Ainsley McCallister Wierda
Co-Founder & CEO

Field Hockey

Ezekiel Harris
Co-Founder & COO

Soccer

Hap Klopp
Advisor

Wrestling

Karen Bryant
Advisor

Basketball

Patty Hubbard
Head of Marketing & Business Development

Field Hockey

Will Sickles
Head of Product

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