NCSA Next College Student Athlete Partners with Zero Gravity Bringing Recruiting Technology Solutions to the Nationwide Series of Youth Basketball Events

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  • (1888PressRelease) January 05, 2018 - Chicago, IL. – Next College Student Athlete (NCSA), the largest NCAA-compliant collegiate athletic recruiting network that matches student-athletes with college coaches, has signed a multi-year agreement with Zero Gravity, the largest operator of youth basketball tournaments and showcases in the country.

    The partnership will bring NCSA’s suite of recruiting solutions to coaches, clubs and recruits at Zero Gravity events. Club coaches will get access to the NCSA Team Edition™ product that gives club coaches an easier way to manage the recruiting process for their athletes. Coach Packet™, the app-based tournament/showcase recruiting solution for college coaches, will also be available at Zero Gravity events. Athletes attending Zero Gravity tournaments and showcases will be able to create a free NCSA online recruiting profile when they register for an event.

    “We are excited to be partnering with such an impressive leader in youth basketball,” says NCSA President, Lisa Strasman. “Zero Gravity provides a great stage and competitive opportunity for boys’ and girls’ teams at all levels. We are really looking forward to working with the dedicated coaches, parents, players, and program directors at these events.”

    “It is great to find a partner in NCSA who is committed to creating a better experience for coaches, athletes and parents,” says Zero Gravity Director and CEO, Gregory Kristof. “Bringing NCSA’s technologies to our events will help us in our mission of creating a fun and professional tournament experience.”

    NCSA recruiting solutions will be integrated into Zero Gravity events starting March 2018.

    NCSA is the world's largest and most successful collegiate athletic recruiting network. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Reigning Champs LLC (, NCSA's 700 teammates leverage 17 years of experience, exclusive data, proprietary matching algorithms, and personal relationships to connect tens of thousands of college-bound student-athletes to more than 35,000 college coaches nationwide across 31 sports every year. You can learn more about NCSA at

    Zero Gravity has become the destination for “every team” in grassroots club basketball, from the elementary school developmental team to the high school team competing on the national level. Since 2010 it has been our single-focused mission to ensure every basketball player, boy and girl, has the opportunity to play against the appropriate level of competition, in great venues, in a safe environment, and in an organized fashion on a weekly basis. For more information visit

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