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The Players NIL Partners with Johns Hopkins for NIL Education Curriculum

The Players NIL is partnering with John Hopkins University’s Mens and Womens Lacrosse programs to roll out their NIL curriculum.

Last Updated on September 16, 2022

NIL is new terrain for universities, coaches, and students. Having to figure out how to navigate it all can be frustrating with the constantly changing landscape. One organization is trying to provide uniformity for one’s school’s lacrosse programs.

The Players NIL recently announced that they are partnering with John Hopkins University to provide NIL education to the men’s and women’s lacrosse programs. Through this partnership, members of each team with have access to The Players NIL curriculum. The curriculum covers the following topics:

  • Personal Brand Development
  • Influencer and Brand Relations
  • Legal, Tax, and Compliance
  • Philanthropy and Community Service
  • Financial Literacy

The curriculum hopes to cover the basics necessary for each topic mentioned above. By doing this, The Players NIL hopes to provide college athletes with action steps to be successful off the field.

Mark Koesterer, founder of The Players NIL made this purpose clear in The Players NIL press release when he said, “We couldn’t be more excited to work with the talented student-athletes on the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams to help them get the most value on and off the field through our five pillars of education.”

Who is The Players NIL?

The Players NIL is dedicated to guiding student athletes through the NIL process, starting in high school and through college. With their curriculum, The Players NIL provides athletes with a strong foundation to make educated decisions with current prospects and in the future.

In addition to their five-pillar curriculum, The Players NIL also provides continuing education on topics such as mental health, physical rehabilitation, professional networking, and raising capital for a startup. If you would like to learn more about The Players NIL, follow the link here.


  • Madeline Myers

    Madeline C. Myers is a rising third-year law student at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Madeline received her B.A. in Political Science in January of 2022. Madeline is the Co-President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society for this upcoming year. This is the second summer she is managing a softball team for her fellow CWRU Law peers through the local bar association. In her free time she is an avid Cleveland Browns, Cavaliers, and Guardians fan, and watches ESPN, Blue Bloods, NCIS, and CNN.

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