San Antonio, TX (November 1, 2022) – AthleteTalk, LLC will partner with Marist College Athletics to provide AthleteTalk – a mental health and wellness app – to all Red Fox student-athletes. AthleteTalk utilizes a social media wellness feed, multi-day wellness plans, wellness videos, and more to engage athletes in mental health “workouts”. Marist College has won 31 MAAC Commissioner’s Cups and 117 MAAC Tournament Championships. Marist is AthleteTalk’s 18th mental health partner.
“Division I student athletes are faced with many different challenges and stresses, especially competing for a highly competitive academic institution. The prioritization of mental health has been at the forefront of so many conversations we’ve had within our department, and we must provide our athletes with the resources they need to succeed. I’m looking forward to our partnership with Athlete Talk to help better prepare our athletes to face these challenges. “- Tim Murray, Director of Athletics
“We have a responsibility as educators to make the mental health of our student-athletes a priority. AthleteTalk will empower us and our student-athletes by providing vital resources on a variety of mental health-related topics. I am so excited to launch this exciting and important initiative and am grateful for the support we’ve received to make this possible.” – Alyssa Gates, Director of Student-Athlete Enhancement
“To partner with Marist College Athletics on athlete mental health and wellness is an incredible opportunity. Marist and Alyssa Gates have demonstrated their commitment to student-athlete mental health throughout the process of assessing whether AthleteTalk was an appropriate fit for Red Fox student-athletes. Further, Athletic Director Murray, in his 27 years at Marist, has provided Red Fox athletes with all the necessary resources to help ensure their overall well-being. We are truly excited about the opportunity to work Marist College student-athletes and athletic administrators.” – Emmett Gill, Jr. Founder, AthleteTalk, LLC