Eight Assistant Coaches Nominated for ELSM/NWCA “Social Media of the Year” Award

Staff Writer – ELSM

ELSMarketing LogoChapel Hill, NC – Elite Level Sport Marketing (ELSM) and the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) have announced an initial list of nominees for their “Social Media of the Year” award in the Assistant Coach Category.

Following the initial early nomination period, there are eight assistant coaches that will be included on the ballot for the award.  Each of these are individuals (see below) who have utilized social media effectively to market their programs while building their personal brand.

“The nominated coaches have done a really nice job using social media to engage nwca_logofollowers,” said ELSM CEO Coyte Cooper. “By investing in mediums like Twitter, they have each helped to build interest in their program and the sport.”

The criteria for determining the award winners will feature two key elements: a panel of judges assessing performance (60%) and an online voting competition (40%).

The voting for the Assistant Coach category will take place from May 27th-31st on the ELSM website (www.elitelevelsportmarketing.com).  Voting will start at 8:00am on Monday and will conclude at 11:59pm on Friday.  Individuals will be allowed to vote once each day.

The winner of the award will be announced Monday, June 17th at 8:00pm EST on the @ELSMarketing Twitter account.

Each winner will receive a custom framed awards poster and will be honored in a feature story that will be housed on the ELSM and NWCA sites. These individuals will also be recognized at the NWCA Convention in August.

For more information on the “Social Media of the Year” awards, visit the ELSM site.

About Elite Level Sports Marketing (ELSM)
 Elite Level Sports Marketing is a firm which specializes in the development and implementation of innovative marketing plans for sport organizations, businesses, and programs.  Functioning around five core values: innovation, integrity, connection, adding value, and making a difference, ELSM provides coaches and fans with marketing resources to help grow sport organizations.

About National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) The National Wrestling Coaches Association, established in 1928, is a non-profit organization for the advancement of all levels of the sport of wrestling with primary emphasis on developing coaches who work in academic environments.   The membership embraces all people interested in amateur wrestling.  The three core competencies of the NWCA are: coaching development, student-athlete welfare, and promotion of wrestling.

Contact for ELSM: Coyte Cooper; 919-699-3420; coytecooper@elsmarketing.org

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ELSM is a company that specializes in the development and implementation of innovative marketing plans for sport organizations, businesses, and programs. By focusing on the client’s goals and expectations, we strive to develop strategies that will build the brand of the entity in a way that will ensure future success. The bottom line is that we are committed to working with entities who are looking to take themselves to the next level from a marketing standpoint. While there are a variety of strategies that we implement to achieve this, it starts with the values we have in place for our company. Here at ELSM, “Innovation is the Expectation!”
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